UPDATE: "Cheap Solar: Plunging Silicon Gives Asian Solar Companies an Edge, HSBC Says (TSL; STP; YGE)"
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We don't like the smaller Chinese solars.
From Tickerspy via Yahoo Finance:
Another Chinese solar play topped the Street's expectations on Friday, setting the pace for a slew of earnings next week....
...Today's session is the Street's last chance to place bets on ReneSola's ( SOL ) Q3 performance before its pre-market report on Monday. As of Thursday's close, the stock is the Chinese solar sector's worst performer over the last five sessions, down by -5.6%.
China Sunergy ( CSUN ), LDK Solar ( LDK ), and Solarfun Power Holdings (SOLF ) will all report their numbers before the market opens on Wednesday. LDK is the sector's worst performer over the last month, down by -30%.
Finally, Suntech Power Holdings ( STP ) and Trina Solar ( TSL ), China's first and third largest solar players by market cap, will report on Thursday - Suntech pre-market, Trina after closing. Trina is outperforming one-month runner-up Canadian Solar by more than 10% for the period, up by 6.6%.
As of Thursday's close, the Chinese Solar Stocks Index was one of the 50 worst-performing tickerspy Indexes over the last month, down by -6.5%....MORE