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Top 10 World's Best Performing Solar PV Stocks (2011)

 

 

The table below shows the Top 10 of the best performing solar PV stocks in the period from 3 January 2011 until 30 December 2011. The full Top 30 is available for download .

 



Company name

Share value

3/1/2011

Share value

30/12/2011

Relative Changes

1. GT Advanced Technologies, Inc. $9.44
$7.24
-23%
2. GCL-Poly Energy Holdings Ltd. $0.38
$0.28
-26%
3. SAG Solarstrom AG $5.87
$4.23
-28%
4. SMA Solar Technology AG
$96.69
$55.78
-42%
5. Motech Industries Inc. $3.08
$1.75
-43%
6. Sino-American Silicon Products Inc. $2.91
$1.53
-47%
7. SunPower Corp. $13.06
$6.23
-52%
8. SZ Topray Solar $3.79
$1.67
-56%
9. SolarWorld AG $10.57
$4.20
-60%
10. LDK Solar CO. Ltd. $10.47
$4.19
-60%


 

* the sources of the information in this overview are Bloomberg and Wikinvest. Excluded are those companies that have a large part of their activities in other industries like Meyer Burger, Kyocera etc.
Share values are those of the 30d of December, 2011.
Currency conversion rates are those of the 30d of December, 2011

 

 


1. GT Advanced Technologies

 

Outstanding shares: 127,220,000

Share Value (USD): $7.24

Type of business:Polysilicon production equipment

Headquarters: USA

Website: www.gtat.com

 

 

View the full GTAT chart at Wikinvest

 


2. GCL-Poly Energy Holdings

 

Outstanding shares: 15,470,000,000

Share Value (USD): $0.28

Type of business: Polysilicon producer

Headquarters: China

Website: www.gcl-poly.com.hk

 

 

View the full 3800 chart at Wikinvest

 


3. SAG Solarstrom AG

 

Outstanding shares: 13,110,000

Share Value (USD): $4.23

Type of business: Developing solar power plants

Headquarters: Germany

Website: www.solarstromag.net

 

 

View the full SAG chart at Wikinvest

 


4. SMA Solar Technology AG

 

Outstanding shares: 34,700,000

Share Value (USD): $55.78

Type of business: Inverter manufacturer

Headquarters: Germany

Website: www.sma.de

 

 

View the full S92 chart at Wikinvest

 


5. Motech Industries

 

Outstanding shares: 437,400,000

Share Value (USD): $1.75

Type of business: Module manufacturer

Headquarters: Taiwan

Website: www.motechsolar.com

Chart not available

 


6. Sino-American Silicon Products Inc.

 

Outstanding shares: 443,120,000

Share Value (USD): $1.53

Type of business: Silicon wafer producer

Headquarters: Taiwan

Website: www.saswafer.com

Chart not available

 


7. Sunpower Corporation

 

Outstanding shares: 100,490,000

Share Value (USD): $6.23

Type of business: Module manufacturer

Headquarters: USA

Website: www.sunpowercorp.com

 

 

View the full SPWR chart at Wikinvest

 


8. SZ Topray Solar

 

Outstanding shares: 489,750,000

Share Value (USD): $1.67

Type of business: Module manufacturer

Headquarters: China

Website: www.topraysolar.com


 

View the full 002218 chart at Wikinvest

 

 


9. Solarworld AG

 

Outstanding shares: 111,720,000

Share Value (USD): $4.20

Type of business: Module manufacturer

Headquarters: Germany

Website: www.solarworld.de

 

 

View the full SWV chart at Wikinvest

 

 


10. LDK Solar

 

Outstanding shares: 144,960,000

Share Value (USD): $4.19

Type of business: Manufacturer and supplier of PV products

Headquarters: China

Website: www.ldksolar.com

 

 

View the full LDK chart at Wikinvest

 


 

 

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