Green Stocks to Watch

Green stocks became a popular play on Wall Street in 2007, and some enjoyed explosive growth. While Wall Street analysts aren't certain that their meteoric rise will continue in 2008, green stocks are on the radar screens of many investors. Following are several green stocks and one “green” fund that you may want to track this year.

Name Symbol Product & services Recent price (1/3/08) 52-week range(as of 1/3/08)
FIRST SOLAR INC. FSLR Phoenix-based manufacturer of solar electric power modules that saw extraordinary growth in 2007. 265.87 27.54 - 283.00
TRINA SOLAR LTD TSL Chinese manufacturer of solar power products. 54.76 17.06 - 73.06
SUNTECH POWER HLDGS STP Chinese producer of photovoltaic products. 88.22 31.41 - 88.65
VESTA WIND SYSTEMS VWSYF.PK Danish manufacturer of wind turbines that caught a strong tailwind in 2007 to crack $100 per share. 108.2 39.95 - 110.25
KAYDON CP KDN Products include bearings for wind turbines. 52.72 38.74 - 58.49
CREE INC CREE LED manufacturer that was recently the subject of takeover rumors. 27.51 15.27 - 34.87
PS WILDERHILL ENERGY PBW An Exchange Trade Fund (ETF) that invests most of its assets in companies producing green products or services. 27.51 16.61 - 28.84
TAGS: Green Market
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