NEW YORK ( TheStreet) - Clean Edge and Nasdaq's three benchmark clean-tech stock indexes ended the year with a week of mild and mixed movement.
For the week, the
Nasdaq Clean Edge Green Energy Index
was down 0.80 percent, the
Nasdaq OMX Clean Edge Global Wind Energy Index
1.99 percent higher, and the
Nasdaq OMX Clean Edge Smart Grid Infrastructure Index
gained a slight 0.01 percent from the previous week.
The overall market was also relatively calm: the
gained 0.07 percent and
lost 0.48 percent, while AMEX Oil was 1.75 percent higher from the previous week.
CELS -- down 0.80 percent for the week but 2.14 percent higher than a year ago -- tracks U.S.-listed clean-energy companies and is divided into four categories: advanced materials; energy intelligence; energy storage and conversion; and renewable electricity generation and renewable fuels. Of the 51 total component securities, 16 experienced gains and 35 lost ground.
CELS' best performer for the week was wind energy product and service provider
(BWEN - Get Report)
, gaining 14.36 percent.
Rounding out the top five CELS performers were biomaterial developer
, up 12.48 percent; power management device maker
, higher by 5.22 percent; solar and LED manufacturing equipment provider
, up 4.20 percent; and power management product manufacturer
(OIIM - Get Report)
, 2.83 percent higher for the week.
CELS' worst performer last week was electric vehicle manufacturer
, declining 11.50 percent. Other worst performers included lithium-ion battery system developer
, losing 5.96 percent; solar product maker
Solarfun Power Holdings
, down 4.78 percent; energy-efficient power management device maker
, retreating 4.67 percent; and solar cell and module manufacturer
, 4.47 percent lower for the week.
QWND -- 1.99 percent higher last week but 35.40 percent lower in the last 12 months -- includes companies that are primarily manufacturers, developers, distributors, installers, and users of energy derived from wind sources. Of QWND's 18 pure play components, nine saw gains and nine experienced losses for the week.
QWND's best pure play performer for the week was wind farm developer
China Longyuan Power
(0916), up 3.95 percent.
Other top pure play performers included wind turbine maker
, gaining 3.55 percent; wind energy project developer
China WindPower Group
(0182), rising 2.63 percent; advanced composite material developer
, up 2.32 percent; and wind turbine equipment manufacturer
China High Speed Transmission Equipment Group
(0658), higher by 2.21 percent for the week.