4. SatCon Technology (SATC)
Company Profile: SatCon delivers power-conditioning services for large renewable-energy installations.Share Price: $4.27 (Dec. 17) 2010 Stock Performance: 51% Analyst Consensus: SatCon earns a "buy" rating from nine research analysts. The other two analysts covering the stock rate it a "hold." Bullish Case: SatCon was the subject of a glowing Nov. 4 research report authored by MDB Capital Group's Jon Hickman, who maintained a "buy" rating on the stock after the company posted better-than-expected third-quarter results. "As a world leader in the market for large, utility-scale inverters, we believe SatCon is extremely well-positioned to benefit from the rapidly expanding demand for and production of alternative renewable power," Hickman wrote. "The company is generating impressive revenue growth, and we estimate that this growth, along with improving gross margins, will begin to produce positive bottom-line results."