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8 New ETFs of 2017 to Explode in 2018

2018-01-04 zacks
Over 270 ETFs were launched in 2017 and many are in the pipeline waiting for approval. But investors must be knowing that not all get to see the same success after months of trading. Some die an early death while some keep getting fuller with assets over time. Below we highlight a few new ETFs that may see smooth trading in 2018 and make a killing (read: 7 Successful New ETFs of 2017). (369-0)

4 Top ETF Areas of Q4

2017-12-26 zacks
The final quarter of 2017 is drawing to an end. The journey has been smooth so far, thanks to the Trump trade and tax reform talks. Also, the quarter is known for Santa Rally and holiday shopping season. And even though the Fed has enacted its final rate hike of the year earlier this month, the move was already baked in at the current level. (29-0)

Top Sector ETFs of 2017

2017-12-22 zacks
As we are approaching the end of 2017, it’s time to look back at the hot investing areas of 2017. This is especially true as this year has treated the broader market well. The S&P 500 has gained about 19%, the Nasdaq has crossed the 7000 mark and the Dow Jones hit several highs. However, some specific sectors shone even brighter in the galaxy of equities in 2017. Below we highlight those wining ones. (32-0)

Solar Stocks Surge As Canadian Solar CEO Aims to Go Private

2017-12-12 zacks
Several major solar energy stocks, including SolarEdge Technologies (SEDG - Free Report) and SunPower Corporation (SPWR - Free Report) , surged on Monday morning after Canadian Solar’s (CSIQ - Free Report) CEO announced his plan to take the company private. (32-0)

3 ETF Areas May Come Under Pressure on Tax Reform

2017-12-12 zacks
With the U.S. tax reform looking more realistic, the global investing world is rejoicing the expected move. However, all is not rosy for the investing landscape. There are certain areas that maybe troubled if the tax reform is passed with the current proposals. Below we highlight those areas (read: Senate Passes Tax Bill: 5 ETFs to Buy Now). (21-0)

SolarEdge: Don't Buy The Dip

2017-12-05 seekingalpha
SolarEdge posted impressive Q3 earnings and the stock soared upward before correcting downward this past week. (12-0)

What to Expect from Yingli Solar’s 3Q17 Earnings

2017-11-27 marketrealist
Yingli Solar (YGE) will announce its 3Q17 earnings results on December 6, 2017, before market hours. In this earning series, we’ll discuss analysts’ expectations for Yingli Solar’s upcoming 3Q17 earnings release. We’ll look at the factors that led analysts to come up with these expectations. We’ll also go through the company’s 2017 guidance and key metrics for investors. (9-0)

Why JA Solar Stock Fell after Its 3Q17 Earnings Release

2017-11-21 marketrealist
On November 15, 2017, after market hours, JA Solar Holdings (JASO) announced its 3Q17 results for the quarter ended September 30, 2017. In this series, we’ll be looking at those results and comparing them with analysts’ estimates to try to understand what caused the changes. We’ll also look at the company’s key operating metrics in 3Q17 and then conclude the series with an outlook for the company. (12-0)

Why Canadian Solar’s Stock Price Fell after Its 3Q17 Results

2017-11-21 marketrealist
Canadian Solar (CSIQ) reported its earnings results for 3Q17 before market hours on November 9, 2017. In this series, we’ll look at CSIQ’s 3Q17 results in detail, compare them with analyst estimates, and evaluate the factors that caused the deviations. (12-0)

The Zacks Analyst Blog Highlights: Guggenheim Solar, First Trust Nasdaq Semiconductor, iShares U.S. Home Construction, SPDR S&P Oil & Gas Exploration & Production and iShares Dow Jones US Technology

2017-11-15 zacks
Chicago, IL – November 15, 2017 – announces the list of stocks featured in the Analyst Blog. Every day the Zacks Equity Research analysts discuss the latest news and events impacting stocks and the financial markets. Stocks recently featured in the blog includeGuggenheim Solar ETF (TAN - Free Report) , First Trust Nasdaq Semiconductor ETF (FTXL - Free Report) , iShares U.S. Home Construction ETF (ITB - Free Report) , SPDR S&P Oil & Gas Exploration & Production ETF (XOP - Free Report) and iShares Dow Jones US Technology ETF (IYW - Free Report) . (227-0)

Why Vivint Solar Stock Fell after 3Q17 Results

2017-11-15 marketrealist
Vivint Solar (VSLR) reported its earnings results for the quarter ended September 30, 2017, on November 7, 2017, after market hours. In this series, we’ll review Vivint Solar’s 3Q17 results in detail and compare them with analysts’ expectations. We’ll also look into VSLR’s primary operating metrics in 3Q17 and conclude the series with an outlook for the company. (12-0)

Q3 Earnings Effect: 5 Hottest ETF Charts

2017-11-14 zacks
The Q3 earnings season has reached its tail end, with 90.3% of the S&P 500 index market capitalization that has reported so far up 6.8% on 6.2% revenue growth. The beat is impressive with 73.4% surpassing EPS estimates and 67% coming ahead of top-line expectations.   Revenue growth represents acceleration and is widespread. However, the auto and utility sector posted a revenue decline, and an earnings growth rate is lower than the historical periods. (439-1)

SunPower Stock Surges 15% after 3Q17 Earnings Release

2017-11-10 marketrealist
SunPower (SPWR) announced its 3Q17 earnings before market hours on November 2. In this series, we’ll examine SunPower’s 3Q17 results in detail and compare the results with analysts’ estimates. We’ll also explore management’s 2017 guidance, analysts’ expectations, as well as the outlook for the company. (13-0)

Guggenheim Solar ETF Vs. Kevin Mackie

2017-11-10 seekingalpha
As a result of a challenge issued by another Seeking Alpha user, I constructed my own solar ETF to go head to head against the Guggenheim Solar ETF. (20-2)

5 Top-Performing Stocks of the Top ETF of October

2017-11-01 zacks
The overlooked Guggenheim Solar ETF (TAN - Free Report) was the best-performing ETF of October. This solar ETF gained 10% and carries a Zacks ETF Rank #3 (Hold) with a High risk outlook.   The gains were driven by encouraging industry fundamentals including rising demand for solar power, huge levels of panel installations, global warming issues, new and advanced technologies, and efficient alternative energy application. (16-0)

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