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MEMC Electronic (WFR) Disappoints, Stock Plunges

MEMC Electronic (WFR) is having a rough morning.  The stock is down around 20% and now more than 50% off its Dec 2007 high after reporting disappointing earnings results.  The company reported EPS of .92/share which missed estimates of 1.00 and also missed on revenues by reporting 531 million (analysts expected 558).  The CEO tried to put a positive spin on it:

“MEMC grew sales by 6% sequentially, expanded gross and operating margins by 150 … Read the rest

Caris & Co Initiates Coverage on FSLR, WFR, SPWR, ESLR

According to StreetInsider.com, Caris & Co have initiated coverage of a few solar names:

* Initiated coverage of First Solar (FSLR) with a buy and $350 price target

* Initiated coverage of MEMC Electronic (WFR) with Above Avg and $100 target

* Initiated coverage of SunPower (SPWR) with an Above Average and price target of $80

* Initiated coverage of Evergreen Solar (ESLR) with Above Average and price target of $11… Read the rest

MEMC Electronic (WFR) Gets One Supply Deal, Loses One

MEMC Electronic (WFR) announced a $3 billion supply deal with Tawain’s Tainergy Tech over a 10 year period and has the right to buy 10% of Tainergy.  Tempering the good news a bit was the reduction of a deal with Conergy which has been cut from a 10 year $7-8 billion deal to about $4 billion.  All in all, a wash today for MEMC Electronic… Read the rest