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6/4/14LDK to be resurrected by Chinese state owned banks? (Green World Investor)

LDK to again get financial aid from Chinese banks? LDK Solar may get a $320 million loan from a consortium of Chinese banks, led by the China Development Bank (CDB). LDK Solar (LDK) has been running of fumes for most of the last year, as massive debt made the company post huge losses. The company has [...]

4/7/14High flying Chinese solar billionaire Xiaofeng Peng faces bankruptcy with LDK death (Green World Investor)

The Chinese Billionaire faces bankruptcy Xiaofeng Peng used to be one of the richest Chinese billionaires in 2008, when his company LDK Solar (LDK) went into an unprecedented expansion spree. The company which concentrated on making solar wafers made grandiose plans to build a huge polysilicon plant. The company took on massive amounts of debt to [...]

3/3/14LDK and Suntech both look to Chapter 15 Bankruptcy protection from the US Courts (Green World Investor)

Even as the solar industry and companies are enjoying sunny times due to the large demand growth in 2014, the debt laden leaders of yesteryears are still going through their death throes. LDK Solar and Suntech used to be the largest companies in their respective solar manufacturing segments. However, these companies were rashly managed, with [...]

12/3/13LDK gets a $250 million Loan from Chinese banks but unlikely to help US Debt and Equity holders (Green World Investor)

Another Million Dollar loan for LDK Solar Zombie LDK Solar (LDK) continues to produce panels and wafers and make gargantuan losses. The company is bankrupt with $3 billion of debt and no profitability in the last 2 years. The company has been making large operating losses consistently and there is little hope that that the company [...]

8/29/13LDK Solar (NYSE: LDK) on the Rebound (Energy and Capital)

Morning Energy Intel.

7/16/13World’s Largest Shipbuilder Rongsheng follows LDK Solar and Suntech into Zombieness (Green World Investor)

China has massively over-invested in its industrial infrastructure in the last decade, as negative real interest rates have fueled extreme mal-investment in some industries. Steel, shipbuilding, aluminum, solar panels and wind turbines are some of the industries where companies globally have become sick. China created massive capacities in these industries due to low rates and [...]

6/16/13LDK is imploding into irrelevance as Revenue contracts to only $100 million (Green World Investor)

LDK faces working capital crisis LDK Solar (LDK) which used to be the world's biggest supplier of solar wafers and was building the biggest polysilicon plant is now contracting rapidly. The company which has more than $3 billion in debt saw its revenues contract by 50%, when other solar peers expanded their shipments and revenues. The company managed to ship only 30 [...]

9/18/12LDK Solar (NYSE: LDK) Takes a Hit, Revises Outlook (Energy and Capital)

LDK Solar (NYSE: LDK) is one of the Chinese solar companies affected by the anti-dumping measures, and shares hit a historic low on Monday...

9/17/12Modern Energy Roundup - September 17, 2012 (Green Chip Stocks)

LDK cuts forecast, stock falls in pre-market.

6/27/12LDK Posts Huge Q1 Losses (Energy and Capital)

Solar continues to struggle as one Chinese company posts losses.

5/2/12LDK Cuts 1/4 of it's Workforce (Energy and Capital)

Chinese solar wafer manufacturer LDK Solar struggled with losses in 2011 and into 2012.

3/19/12Modern Energy Roundup - March 19, 2012 (Green Chip Stocks)

LDK Solar (NYSE:LDK) updates guidance and India looks to continue wind energy tax breaks.

1/5/12LDK and Sunpower would have been in Chapter 11 without China and Total Support (Green World Investor)

LDK Solar is one of the most insolvent companies in the world right now with billions of dollars in debt,a battered balance sheet,continuing losses and dodgy accounting.However LDK has acquired a German company Sunways and continues to build new solar power plants as the Chinese state owned banks continue to fund it with cheap money without any consideration about losing their investments.LDK has become the poster boy of the Solarworld complaint against Chinese solar panel producers as it...

11/28/113 More Warning Signs Your Stocks Are in Trouble (Jutia Group)

Picking good stocks is only the first part of the formula for successful investing. The second part involves watching your portfolio for signs of trouble and culling stocks that become too risky. Two weeks ago, I listed three metrics I use to identify risky stocks. I'm always alert for increasing share sales by corporate insiders, [...]

8/29/11LDK Solar Q2 2011 Earnings Hit Hard By Euro Policy Changes (Morningpick)

XINYU CITY, China and SUNNYVALE, Calif., Aug. 29, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- LDK Solar Co., Ltd. ("LDK Solar"; NYSE: LDK), a leading vertically integrated manufacturer of photovoltaic products, today reported its unaudited financial results for the second quarter ended June 30, 2011. All financial results are reported in U.S. dollars on a U.S. GAAP basis. Second Quarter Highlights: Net sales of $499.4 million, a decrease of 34.8% sequentially and a decrease of 11.6% year-over-year; Shipped...

8/18/11LDK Solar (LDK) Slashes Guidance, Full Year Guidance Dropping $1 Billion, Shares Plunge Over 20% (Green Stocks Central)

It should be another tough day for solar stocks tomorrow.  I just posted about the awful results from JA Solar (JASO) and LDK Solar (LDK) is indicating a rough quarter as well and revising guidance much lower ahead of its earnings report on August 29th. ==> Click Here For Your FREE Daily LDK Analysis [...]

7/13/11LDK’s New Contract Lifts Stock (Penny Stock DD)

Shares of LDK Solar Company (NYSE: LDK - News) are up more than 4% after the company announced it signed contracts to provide solar modules to two leading electric power companies in China. The news is helping the Chinese Solar Stocks Index, which is up 4.2% on the day. Shares of GT Solar International (NASDAQ: SOLR [...]

7/13/11LDK’s New Contract Lifts Stock (LDK, SOLR, SOL, JKS, JASO, TSL) (tickerspy.com)

Shares of LDK Solar Company (LDK) are up more than 4% after the company announced it signed contracts to provide solar modules to two leading electric power companies in China. The news is helping the Chinese Solar Stocks Index, which is up 4.2% on the day. Shares of GT Solar International (SOLR) are pulling the [...]

7/13/11Focus Stocks: LDK, ERTS, CTL, KCI (Stock Wizard)

LDK Solar Co., Ltd. (NYSE: LDK) rallied more than 2% in Wenesday's pre-market trading after the company announced that it has signed contracts to supply solar modules to two leading electric power companies in China. The first sales contract is for 30 megawatts (MW) of solar modules in the Qinghai province to be delivered in August of 2011. The second contract is for 5 MW of solar modules in the Jilin province to be delivered in the first half of 2012. Electronic Arts Inc. (NASDAQ:...

7/7/11Plenty Of Analyst Chatter On Solar Stocks, Most Of It Negative (TSL, LDK, HSOL, CSIQ, JASO, WFR) (tickerspy.com)

Shares of Trina Solar (TSL) are up 1% after HSBC Securities upgraded the stock to "overweight" from "underweight" while boosting its price target to $30 from $22, implying nearly 50% upside from the where the shares currently trade. The upgrade of Trina Solar was one of the more positive headlines for solar stocks as several [...]

6/27/11China Solar Companies Looking Up (Energy and Capital)

Guest contributor Brianna Panzica looks at two China-based solar companies and their plans for future revenue growth.

6/13/11LDK Solar Good For $12 Per Share (Wall Street Sector Selector)

LDK Solar recently announced its results for the first quarter of 2011. The company previously lowered its outlook for the first quarter of 2011 by more than 10% in terms of revenues and shipment numbers. The numbers reported were in-line with the re...

6/8/11More Clouds Hang Over Solar Stocks (LDK, SPWRA, TOT, JASO, JKS, YGE) (tickerspy.com)

Shares of LDK Solar Company (LDK) are down 2% after the company posted first-quarter results that missed analysts' estimates after the close of U.S. markets on Tuesday and forecast second-quarter results that will also miss Wall Street's expectations. For the first quarter, LDK earned 95 cents a share, which beat the consensus estimate of 86 [...]

6/8/11Bob Evans, Comtech, LDK Solar, Ulta Salon: U.S. Equity Preview (Penny Stock DD)

Shares of the following companies may have unusual moves in U.S. trading. Stock symbols are in parentheses. Analogic Corp. (ALOG) : The medical and airport-security device maker reported third-quarter earnings of 54 cents a share excluding some items, surpassing the 48-cent average analyst projection. Bob Evans Farms Inc. (BOBE US): The restaurant owner [...]

6/7/11LDK Solar Co. (NYSE: LDK): Q1 2011 Earnings Roundup (Stock Wizard)

LDK Solar Co.Ltd. (NYSE: LDK) reported late Tuesday that its first-quarter profit jumped to $135.4 million, or 95 cents per American Depositary share, from $7.2 million, or 6 cents per ADS, in the prior-year quarter. Revenue climbed to $766.3 million from $347.6 million a year earlier. Analysts, on average, expected the company to report earnings of 86 cents per share on revenue of $769.45 million.  Gross margin for the first quarter of fiscal 2011 was 31.5%, compared to 27.3% in the...

6/7/11LDK Solar Co. (NYSE: LDK): Q1 Earnings Preview 2011 (Stock Wizard)

LDK Solar Co.Ltd. (NYSE: LDK),the world's largest maker of multicrystalline wafers, is scheduled to release its first quarter earnings after the closing bell on Tuesday, May 7, 2011. Analysts, on average, expect the company to report earnings of 86 cents per share on revenue of $769.45 million. In the year ago quarter, the company reported earnings of 6 cents per share on revenue of $347.55 million. LDK Solar Co., Ltd., through its subsidiaries, engages in the manufacture and sale of...

6/2/11LDK Solar (LDK): A Perfect Stock to Watch (The Iconoclast Investor)

I've developed my own method for growth stock investing, which I've dubbed the SNaC system. It requires a stock's Story (business proposition, potential consumers, barriers to entry, etc.) to be accompanied by strong Numbers (revenue and earnings growth, high profit margins, etc.) and a supportive Chart (price appreciation, rising volume support, etc.). Today I want to [...]

5/27/11Views Are Too Pessimistic On Solar Market, LDK President Says (LDK, SOL, JASO, STP, TSL, YGE) (tickerspy.com)

Shares of LDK Solar Company (LDK) are surging 7% after President and COO Xingxue Tong said in an interview with DigiTimes that views on the solar industry are too pessimistic and that the sector should rebound in the second quarter after hitting a low in the first quarter. "The industry hit a low point in the [...]

5/26/11Caution Abound On Solar Stocks (LDK, JASO, SOL, F, GOOG, INTC) (tickerspy.com)

Shares of Chinese solar firm LDK Solar Company (LDK) are surging 7%, despite Wells Fargo lowering its estimates on the company and several of its rivals while maintaining a "market perform" rating on the stock. LDK has plunged 42% in the past month. Wells Fargo's less-than-enthusiastic comments on several solar names and a cautious outlook [...]

5/23/11Analyst Actions: S, BP, MOS, YGE, DIS, LDK (Stock Wizard)

Sprint Nextel Corp. (NYSE: S): Atlantic Equities on Monday upgraded its rating on the company to Overweight from Neutral. BP plc (NYSE: BP): Societe Generale this morning upgraded BP to Buy from Hold. Mosaic Co. (NYSE: MOS): Stifel Nicolaus upgraded the company to Buy from Hold. Yingli Green Energy (NYSE: YGE): Citigroup raised its rating on the company to Hold from Sell. However, the firm lowered its price target on the stock to $9.75 from $11. Walt Disney Co....

5/22/11LDK Solar (LDK) Plunges Again After Postponing Bond Offering, Updating Guidance (Green Stocks Central)

LDK Solar (LDK) finished last week with a resounding thud and looks like it’s on a fast track to test the 2010 lows.  The company reiterated its guidance for Q1 and the full year, but announced it is postponing a bond offering to raise cash.  The company will report official earnings results on Tuesday after [...]

5/20/11LDK, Yingli Rain On Solar’s Parade In A Big Way (YGE, LDK, JKS, SOL, STP) (tickerspy.com)

Shares of Chinese solar technology provider Yingli Green Energy Hldng (YGE) are plunging 8% after the company's first-quarter results fell short of Wall Street estimates. Yingli Green posted revenue of $527 million for the period, well below the $573 million analysts were expecting. A profit of 38 cents a share missed the 39 cents analysts [...]

5/20/11Analyst Actions: S, JPM, COF, AXP, LDK (Stock Wizard)

Sprint Nextel Corp (NYSE: S): Piper Jaffray on Friday upgraded its rting on the company to Overweight from Neutral.  JPMorgan Chase (NYSE: JPM): Stifel Nicolaus this morning initiated coverage on the company with a Hold rating. Capital One Financial (NYSE: COF): Goldman Sachs on Friday resumed coverage on the company with a Neutral rating and a price target of $56. American Express (NYSE: AXP): Goldman Sachs resumed coverage on the stock with a Buy rating and a prce...

5/12/11LDK Solar Co., Ltd. (NYSE: LDK): Q1 Earnings Preview 2011 (Stock Wizard)

LDK Solar Co., Ltd. (NYSE: LDK) is scheduled to release its first-quarter earnings after the closing bell on Friday, May 13, 2011. Analysts, on average, expect the company to report earnings of 85 cents per share on revenue of $783.87 million. In the year ago period, the company reported earnings of 6 cents per share on revenue of $347.55 million. LDK Solar Co., Ltd., through its subsidiaries, engages in the design, development, manufacture, and marketing of photovoltaic products;...

4/27/11LDK Clouds Hang Over Solar Stocks (LDK, SOL, STP, TSL, CSIQ, JKS, JASO) (tickerspy.com)

Shares of Chinese solar firm LDK Solar Company (LDK) are plunging 5% after the company slashed its first-quarter revenue forecast to $745-$755 million from $800-$850 million while also paring its forecast for solar wafer sales in the quarter. LDK now expects sales of 625-635 megawatts, below the 610-660 MW the firm previously forecast. Solar module sales [...]

4/27/11Hot Stocks: Amazon, Broadcom, LDK Solar and More! (Wall Street Sector Selector)

Some stocks to watch this morning, courtesy of our friends at Dow Jones. Amazon.com’s first-quarter earnings fell a greater-than-expected 33% as the online retailer spent aggressively to build more distribution centers and expand its technology i...

4/26/11Alternative Energy Watch: Solar PV Sales Predicted to Rise; Maine Wind Farms Not Universally Welc... (Wall Street Sector Selector)

Today’s news from the world of alternative energy highlights several stories from the solar sector, some pushback on wind farm development in Maine, and a change to BLM rules related to solar farm siting. LDK Solar Co. Inc. (NYSE: LDK) is reporte...

3/18/11LDK Solar Is No Hero For Chinese Solar Stocks (LDK, STP, TSL, JKS, JASO, CSUN) (tickerspy.com)

Despite a positive earnings report, steady outlook and positive analyst action on of the group's marquee names, the performance of the Chinese Solar Stocks Index is downright gloomy today with a plunge of 3.3%. Shares of LDK Solar Company (LDK) are getting slammed to the tune of 7% after the company's fourth-quarter profit and revenue easily [...]

3/18/11Before the Bell: Nike, Intuit, LDK Solar Among Stocks to Watch (Wall Street Sector Selector)

From our colleagues at Dow Jones, a list of hot stocks to watch this morning: Nike’s fiscal third-quarter earnings rose 5.2% as the athletic-shoe maker’s increased sales offset weaker margins, higher taxes and unfavorable European currency ...

2/8/11LDK Solar (LDK): ‘One Stop Shop’ (Penny Stock DD)

"The trick within the solar sector is to home in on the stock within the group that has the best shot at putting on a great show," says Paul Goodwin. The editor of Cabot China & Emerging Markets Report explains, "And we think that stock is LDK Solar (LDK), a company that is displaying [...]

2/2/11As Solar Heats Up, “Tier 1” Companies Continue to Draw Interest (LDK, TSL) (Green Stocks Central)

Article courtesy of ForexTraders.com … The year of 2010 will be remembered for its uncertainty and bouts of risk aversion, but it also ended with a rise in values across the board, signaling a potential economic recovery on a global scale. The major benefactors appeared to be shareholders of portfolios heavy in commodities, [...]

1/25/11NYSE top gainers with high volumes in focus: (SSCC, LDK, MCP, JCP, CX) (Penny Stock DD)

Smurfit-Stone Container Corporation (NYSE:SSCC) reported the gain of 27.18% and closed at $35 whereas overall traded volume stood at 56 million shares for the day as compare to its average volume stood at 1.70 million shares. The shares price is highly reactive to market index as its beta value stands at 3.35 times till its [...]

1/19/11ARI, LDK, REDF, TZOO Among Charts to Watch (Wall Street Sector Selector)

Ariad Pharmaceuticals Inc. (ARIA) had a spectacular session Tuesday, gapping up to 6.56 on the opening and running to 7.32 before backing off to 7.03. Still, it was up a spectacular 34%, or 1.78, on 18 million shares. That’s by far the lar...

1/11/11NYSE Major Gainers of the Day: (UTA, GKK, PLA, LDK, EEE) (Penny Stock DD)

Universal Travel Group (NYSE:UTA) went up by 11.30% and closed at $7.09 whereas overall traded volume stood at 1.88 million shares for the day as compare to its average volume stood at 506.34k shares. The company maintains strong short term liquidity position with current ratio of 8.50 times. Gramercy Capital Corp. (NYSE:GKK) jumped up by [...]

1/10/11LDK Surges, Chinese Solar Stocks Follow (LDK, SOL, STP, JKS, TSL, JASO, DQ) (tickerspy.com)

While the broader market languishes, Chinese solar stocks are enjoying another solid day after LDK Solar Company (LDK), the solar panel technology vendor, raised its fourth-quarter and 2011 outlook thanks to higher solar wafer, cell and module production. The bullish outlook has sent LDK Solar shares surging by 15% and the Chinese Solar Stocks Index [...]

1/10/11Solar Stocks Surge After LDK Solar (LDK) Raises Guidance (Green Stocks Central)

The solar stocks are getting a nice pop today after LDK Solar (LDK) raised both its revenue and shipments outlooks for Q4 and next year.  The company says growth is being driven by lower prices, government incentives and renewable energy requirements across the world, particularly in Asia, the US and Europe. ==> Click Here For [...]

1/10/11LDK Solar Ups Sales, Gross Margin Views (Penny Stock DD)

XINYU CITY, China (TheStreet) -- LDK Solar(LDK ) said Monday it raised its fourth quarter and fiscal 2011 outlook for revenue, production and gross margin. For the fourth quarter, LDK said it expects revenue in the range of $870 million to $910 million, up from its previous guidance of $710 million to $750 million. [...]

12/31/10NYSE Losing Tech Stocks: (STP, CHU, LDK, JBL, CRM) (Penny Stock DD)

Suntech Power Holdings Co., Ltd. (ADR) (NYSE:STP) dropped by 2.97% and closed at $7.84 whereas overall traded volume stood at 4.85 million shares for the day. The current market price is 5.45% less than its last 50 days simple moving average. The share price is highly reactive as its beta value stands at 3.01 times [...]

11/9/10LDK Smashes Estimates, Raises Guidance, Shares Gap Up (Green Stocks Central)

The Chinese solar companies continue to report impressive growth and LDK Solar (LDK) is no exception as the company smashed analyst estimates this morning and raised guidance way above expectations.  The company reported a non GAAP EPS number of .72/share vs the analyst estimate of just .43/share on revenues of $675 million vs the estimate [...]

11/5/10LDK Solar Co., Ltd. (NYSE: LDK): Q3 Earnings Preview 2010 (Stock Wizard)

LDK Solar Co., Ltd. (NYSE: LDK) is scheduled to release its third quarter earnings after the closing bell on Monday, November 8, 2010. Analysts, on average, expect the company to report earnings of 41 cents per share on revenue of $631.81 million. In the year ago period, the company reported earnings of 27 cents per share on revenue of $281.89 million. LDK Solar Co., Ltd., through its subsidiaries, engages in the design, development, manufacture, and marketing of photovoltaic...


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