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Sunpower (SPWRA,SPWRB): Collins Stewart Issues Sell Rating, Broadpoint Downgrades to Neutral

A couple of analyst notes out this morning on Sunpower (SPWRA) according to StreetInsider.com.

Collins Stewart has initiated coverage on Sunpower with a Sell rating and a price target of $20 due to the following:

– rapid price deterioration
– trading at premium valuation relative to its peers
– production costs higher than competitors
– key financial metrics related to asset and capital efficiency below that of peers

Broadpoint downgraded to Neutral and lowered … Read the rest

MEMC Electronics (WFR) Gets Downgrade, Lowers Sales Outlook

Not a good day for MEMC Electronics (WFR) today.  It didn’t start out well with Collins Stewart downgrading the stock from Buy to Hold on falling polysilicon prices which resulted in reducing Q4 08 and 1H 09 projections to reflect the falling prices.  The stock closed down today nearly 13% to a new multi year low.

For good measure the company is out after the bell downgrading itself, cutting Q4 sales guidance from $540 – … Read the rest