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Today’s Analyst Rating Roundup: SPWRA, AKNS, ENER, CSIQ, DAR, CWST, GPRE

Several analyst rating changes today.  Analyst notes courtesy of Street Insider.


Ardour Capital upgraded Darling (DAR) from Hold to Accumulate and raised price target to $9.50.  Shares up nearly 4% today but still trading below the 200 day moving average.  Get a FREE Darling Intl Technical Analysis

Ardour Capital also upgraded Akeena Solar (AKNS) from Hold to Buy and has a $1.25 price target (about 50% higher than the current price) AKNS is … Read the rest

Analyst Rating Roundup: LDK, RINO, AMSC

A few analyst ratings/notes to highlight this morning. 

The biggest was the two notch upgrade of LDK Solar (LDK) by Bank of America from Underperform to Buy due to lower risks of oversupply.  Following the LDK Solar earnings report, I mentioned that I thought the stock offered a very compelling entry down at these levels and has the potential to double or triple if you’re patient.  I still believe that.  Shares of LDK gapped … Read the rest

Canaccord Adams Reiterates EnerNOC (ENOC) Buy Rating

Canaccord Adams reiterated its Buy rating and $40 price target on EnerNOC (ENOC) this morning.  Hat tip to Street Insider for the following analyst comment:

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“With Street interest in the auction results elevated given the industry significance of the PJM market (currently ~50% of revenues), last Friday’s data reinforces our thesis of strong, secular growth in the demand response (DR) market, along with EnerNOC’s leadership position appearing … Read the rest

Today’s Analyst Roundup: WFR, FSYS, ORA, ERII, JASO, TSL, ABB, ELON, RBCN

Another wild day and I’m busy watching the market and getting behind on green stocks updates!  Lots of analyst rating changes today..

Wunderlich Securities upgraded MEMC Electronic Materials (WFR) from Hold to Buy.  Shares of WFR of doing a decent job of holding all time lows despite being hammered after earnings and during yesterday’s market crash.  Get a Free WFR trend analysis here.


Craig-Hallum downgrades Fuel Systems Solutions (FSYS) Buy to Accumulate and slashed … Read the rest

Analyst Roundup: Buy EnerNOC (ENOC), Sell Evergreen Solar (ESLR)

A few analyst notes to tell you about this morning on EnerNOC (ENOC) which reported earnings last night and Evergreen (ESLR) which reported uninspiring results two days ago.  Clearly, these companies are heading in opposite directions and the analysts agree.  Hat tip to Street Insider for the following analyst comments.

Both UBS and Citi maintain their Sell ratings on ESLR.  UBS lowered the price target to below a buck at .90 and the FY10 EPS … Read the rest

Friday’s Analyst Roundup: AIXG, RBCN, ENOC, BWA, MXWL

It’s always a real challenge to keep up during earnings season and I burned out a bit by Friday.  I’ve got a bit of catching up to do today and I start with Friday’s analyst alerts.  Hat tip to Street Insider for the analyst comments.

A couple calls on Rubicon Technology (RBCN), the emerging LED play, following its earnings report last week…

Canaccord Adams reiterated a Buy and raised the price target from $30 … Read the rest

Analyst Reactions To First Solar (FSLR) Earnings

Lots of analyst reaction to First Solar (FSLR) earnings last night.  Here’s the run down with a hat tip to Street Insider for the analyst commentary.

Buy Ratings

Brigantine Advisors reiterates its Buy rating and raises the price target from $144 to $150.
“Investor sentiment in the solar sector has been weak for much of this year, and we think the strong report from First Solar will go a long way to allay most concerns. … Read the rest

Canaccord Adams, Deutsche Bank Reiterate Buy Rating On Itron (ITRI) Ahead Of Earnings

Both Deutsche Bank and Canaccord Adams are reiterating their Buy rating on Itron (ITRI) ahead of earnings after the bell tomorrow.  Both raised the price target from $80 to $85. 

Deutsche believes Itron’s Q1 results will exceed expectations and that “improving macro trends were only partially offset by FX (3% Q/Q) and Cu headwinds.”

Canaccord said, “In short, Itron is beginning to benefit from much better OpenWay capacity utilization, as customers look to notably accelerate … Read the rest

Canaccord Adams Presents Its Best Green Stocks Ideas For Earth Day (NLC, RBCN, NCS)

Canaccord Adams provides a few of its best green stock ideas to celebrate Earth Day.  Great investments in companies that are leading the green energy revolution.  Hat tip to Street Insider for the Canaccord comments.

Their water scarcity pick is Nalco (NLC) and they maintain their Buy rating.  “NLC capitalizes on climate change and water scarcity. We find Nalco fundamentally undervalued given powerful long-term secular global growth drivers including climate change and water scarcity. With … Read the rest

Analysts React To First Solar (FSLR) Guidance: Most Cautious, But Hold Ratings

The StreetInsider.com has a great run down of analyst reactions to First Solar’s (FSLR) guidance last night.  The company guided higher and announced significant expansion plans over the next two years.  The following is reprinted with permission.

Piper Jaffray: “While strong 2010 top-line guidance and newly announced capacity expansion are positives, a substantially higher mix of lower margin systems business is expected to prevent both margin and EPS expansion in 2010. FSLR remains the … Read the rest