Shorts Retreat Ahead of Earnings Warning for Lender Processing Services, Puts Soar

(This is an excerpt from an article I originally published on Seeking Alpha. Click here to read the entire piece.) After discovering that shorts ramped ahead of earnings for Research In Motion (RIMM), I decided to check in again on the short interest in Lender Processing Services (LPS)… {snip} Source: NASDAQ.com So LPS caught bulls … Read more

Short Interest in RIM Climbs Again

(This is an excerpt from an article I originally published on Seeking Alpha. Click here to read the entire piece.) An apparent downward shift in short interest was part of my premise in speculating that Research in Motion (RIMM) could experience significant upside after its last earnings call. It turns out that shorts increased almost … Read more

Judgment Day for Research In Motion Could Yield Upside Surprise

(This is an excerpt from an article I originally published on Seeking Alpha. Click here to read the entire piece.) Trailing P/E and forward P/E both below 6 Price/Sales below 1 $2.12 billion in cash on the balance sheet Zero debt Double digit profit margins Sounds like a steal, especially for a technology company (valuation … Read more

First Solar Remains A Buy Even As Short Interest Reaches New Highs

(This is an excerpt from an article I published on Seeking Alpha. Click here to read the entire piece.) The latest short interest data are out for the two weeks ending May 13, 2010 (see list of solar short interest at NASDAQ.com). There are three main changes from my review of the health of solar … Read more

Another Solar Sell-Off and Another Round of Solar Buys

Higher oil prices are not helping solar stocks. Instead, earnings disappointments and hand-wringing in Italy over solar subsidies and policy have put downward pressure on almost the entire sector. While it seems the second half of 2011 could be rough for solar stocks, the current sell-off seems to be creating some buying opportunities. First Solar … Read more

Short Interest In Jinko Solar Soars to Another Record

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 through October 15 was available then, and it showed all-time highs in short interest. The data for October … Read more