INVESTING IN THE GLOBAL SOLAR POWER PLANT PIPELINE
Can SunPower Sustain Its Growth In 2014?
Marsha Robe, January 20, 2014 (Seeking Alpha)
“Recently, Zacks reiterated SunPower's (SPWR) rating to outperform and categorized under Zacks Rank #1 (Strong Buy) grade. JPMorgan Chase has also given an overweight rating…Both the ratings mirror the strong growth prospects of SunPower, which resulted in stock appreciation of 386% in 2013. After some temporary correction in November last year, the company looks all set to post another strong performance in 2014…Unlike its competitor, First Solar (FSLR), SunPower's customer segment is not only concentrated on utility-scale power plant customers, but also on commercial and residential customers…Lease revenue is only a small portion of SunPower's revenue, and the company is still far behind residential installer leader SolarCity (SCTY)…SunPower has built a strong project pipeline, especially in utility projects…[and] SunPower's utility projects have expanded beyond North America…” click here for more