NEW YORK (
TheStreet) - Clean Edge and
Nasdaq's three benchmark clean-tech stock indexes saw mild movement last week, as the Nasdaq
Clean Edge Green Energy Index
(CELS) was down 0.62 percent, the
Nasdaq OMX Clean Edge Global Wind Energy Index
(QWND) lower by 1.43 percent, and the
NASDAQ OMX Clean Edge Smart Grid Infrastructure Index
(QGRD) gained 1.14 percent from the previous week.
The overall market was also calm. The
S&P 500 lost 0.55 percent and
Nasdaq was down 0.10 percent - while AMEX Oil was 0.56 percent higher from the previous week.
CELS, down 0.62 percent for the week and 15.86 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, 18 experienced gains, 32 lost ground, and one remained unchanged.
CELS' best performer for the week was demand management firm
(ENOC - Get Report), gaining 11.90 percent.
Rounding out the top five CELS performers were semiconductor maker
(FCS - Get Report)
, up 8.44 percent; power management device maker
(OIIM - Get Report)
, higher by 6.97 percent; power management semiconductor manufacturer
International Rectifier Corporation
, up 4.65 percent; and electric vehicle manufacturer
, 4.21 percent higher for the week.
CELS' worst performer last week was Chinese solar cell and module maker
, declining 8.86 percent.
Other worst performers included energy storage technology developer
, losing 8.77 percent; Chinese solar product manufacturer
, down 7.97 percent; biomaterial developer
, retreating 7.16 percent; and network infrastructure product maker
, 7.13 percent lower for the week.
QWND, 1.43 percent lower last week and 27.66 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, four saw gains, 11 experienced losses, and threeended the week unchanged.
QWND's best pure play performer for the week was wind energy project developer China Windpower Group (0182), up 2.70 percent.
Other top pure play performers included German wind turbine maker
, gaining 1.81 percent; renewable energy project developer
Gamesa Corporacion Tecnologica
(GAM - Get Report)
, rising 1.44 percent; and energy delivery technology developer
(AMSC - Get Report)
, up 0.33 percent for the week.