Analyst recommendations on these two pure-play solar stocks cause one to climb, and one to plunge.
Alternative Energy Industry Returns
Alternative energy stocks are down for the year, with wind companies being particularly hard hit. About half of the 41 wind stocks are showing losses in the past 12 months, and almost a third are down double digits.
The quarterly picture is better, alternative energy stocks are trading about flat on average in the past three months. Fuel alternative companies are faring the best, with about 60% of companies trading up, led by companies like Clean Energy Fuels Corp (CLNE) and China BAK Battery Inc (CBAK).
Not all alternative energy mutual funds are created equal. In a recent interview with the Wall Street Journal, a reporter asked me which alternative energy mutual funds were the most focused on renewables, noting that many mutual funds hold non-energy related companies such as Apple, PepsiCo and Google. The answer to this question is not as straight forward as one might think. This article sorts out which mutual funds are truly invested in the dynamic and growing green energy sector, and which ones are more peripheral [...]
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Roen Financial Report: Your Comprehensive
Source for Alternative Energy Investing
The Roen Financial Report website provides you with valuable information on alternative energy companies leading the paradigm shift away from foreign oil and polluting coal. Our website delivers timely, specific company information to help you make the right investment decision. We track nearly 250 publicly traded alternative energy companies in energy efficiency, environmental services, fuel alternatives, smart grid, solar and wind, ranking the best investment prospects in each category. Also, the Roen Financial Report evaluates alternative energy mutual funds and exchange traded funds (ETFs) so that you, the investor, can easily judge the top funds that fit your investment strategy. Sign up for FREE email updates to stay on top of important developments in this dynamic investment sector.
Types of Alternative Energy Companies
The focus of the Roen Financial Report is to pick the best managed companies that are in the right technologies being deployed for a clean energy future. Stocks are placed into six different alternative energy industries: energy efficiency, environmental, fuel alternatives, smart grid, solar and wind. Many companies fit into more than one of these categories, as their operations cover several different job areas. To read about these energy types or service, click on one of the icons above.
In addition to organizing alternative energy stocks by industry, the Roen Financial Report assign companies to one of three major groups or types: Large Cap Legacy, Small Cap Appreciation, and Green Investment Pure Play. To read more about these investment groups, or to learn about other aspects of the Roen Financial Report, please explore our about pages.
Roen Financial Report Website User Guide
We want to be sure you know how to get the most out of the Roen Financial Report investment website. In order to more effectively use our service, a user guide has been created that covers important areas of our alternative energy investment service. The goal is to give users a guide to make better investment decisions in the alternative energy sector.
Topics covered include:Company Profiles; Classifying Alternative Energy Companies; Subscriber Only Areas; Articles; and How Investments are Picked. You will also find a timetable that lists when features, data sets and reports are scheduled for updates.
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