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In Focus: Solar PV in China

In 2013 approximately 1/3 of the global solar PV installations were realized in China. The nation installed between 13-14 GW (2012: 5.04 GW), i.e. more than any other country in a single year ever before. Solar Server’s partner Asia Europe Clean Energy (Solar) Advisory Co. Ltd. (AECEA), notes several reasons why the official national target […] Read more


5 Reasons Jinko Solar Will Thrive in 2013

Jinko Solar is well positioned to capitalize on the solar market in 2013 as it has the best balance sheet among their competitors. They are insulated from the high costs of silicone that is adversely impacting their peers. The higher costs of silicone have put upward pressure on the manufacturing costs associated with PV but […] Read more


Shorts Continue to Attack Jinko Solar $JKS

Shortinterest in Jinko Solar (JKS) increased at its fastest pace ever, almost doubling in the two weeks from October 29 to November 15, 2010 from1.1M to 1.9M shares. When I last pointed out the soaring short interest in JKS, I was hoping this increase was a contrary indicator based on what I thought was a […] Read more


Short Interest on Jinko at Record Levels $JKS

At the time I provided my summary of the stellar earnings results from Jinko Solar (JKS), I noted that the post-earnings surge in the stock price of 17%was likely partly the result of short-covering. Only data throughOctober 15 was available then, and it showed all-time highs in shortinterest. The data for October 29 shows that […] Read more


Jinko Solar Explodes Higher on 3Q Earnings Results $JKS

Slowdown inGermany? Italy cutting solar subsidies 6-10%? The Czech Republictrimming subsidies? A deterioration in ASPs (average selling prices) inthe second half of 2011? A huge follow-on offering of 3.5M ADS (American Depository Shares) in which insiders are cashing in on 43% of theshares? Jinko Solar (JKS) mentioned all these potential headwinds inMonday morning’s earnings report […] Read more


Auriga Upgrades Jinko Solar $JKS

Auriga is out this morning upgrading Jinko Solar (JKS) back to a Buyrating and raising the price target from $32 to $37 after the companyannounced last night a follow on offering of $2 million shares in orderto raise cash for a big expansion.  While equity offerings typically hit a stock price in the short term […] Read more


Jinko Solar Sets Fresh Highs $JKS

Jinko Solar(JKS) got its start in 2006 as a supplier of recovered siliconmaterials. It is now a vertically integrated solar manufacturer andseller of solar wafers, cells and modules. The company touts its fastgrowth and low-cost advantage from its Chinese operations. (See profile for more details). JKS debuted on the American stock market in mid-May of […] Read more


Jinko Solar Sets Fresh Highs $JKS

Jinko Solar(JKS) got its start in 2006 as a supplier of recovered siliconmaterials. It is now a vertically integrated solar manufacturer andseller of solar wafers, cells and modules. The company touts its fastgrowth and low-cost advantage from its Chinese operations. (See profile for more details). JKS debuted on the American stock market in mid-May of […] Read more


Wall Street’s Response to Jinko Solar: MEH

China-based Jinko Solar withdrew its IPO plans earlier this year due to "poor market conditions."  Jinko manufactures silicon solar wafers, cells andmodules and had hoped to raise $100 million.   Late last week,the firm managed to go public on the NYSE, raising approximately $64million in its maiden offering. Here’s a link to the prospectus. The company’s […] Read more


Jinko Solar Begins Trading $JKS

Three months ago, Jinko Solar (JKS) withdrew plans for an IPO due to poor marketconditions.  The IPO market has certainly improved, but I don’t see anyimprovement in market conditions.  That didn’t stop the company fromgoing ahead and opening for trading today on the NYSE with sharespricing at $11 which was at the low end of […] Read more


Jinko and Daqo Withdraw Their Solar IPOs

China-based Jinko Solar withdrew its IPO plans due to "poor market conditions," according to Reuters.  We reported on their IPO intentions here.   Jinkomanufactures silicon solar wafers, cells and modules and had hoped toraise $100 million.  Another China-based polyilicon manufacturer, DaqoNew Energy, also pulled its $80 million IPO last month.  Obviouslyinvestors are a bit jittery about […] Read more


Hoku, Jinko Amend Silicon Contract

Hoku Materials Inc., a wholly owned subsidiary of Hoku Scientific Inc.,and Jinko Solar Co. Ltd., formerly named Jiangxi Jinko Solar Co. Ltd., have amended the polysilicon supply agreement in effect between the two companies. Accordingto the terms of the amendment, both companies have agreed to reduce theterm of the sales agreement by one year and […] Read more