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Retail Stocks and Solar Ambitions: Shining a Light on Renewable Profits

We constructed a list of the five largest retailers aggressively adopting solar power and three leaders in solar production and roll out. IKEA deserves special mention, as they are now selling solar panels to homeowners in the United Kingdom, and, if successful there, will probably expand sales to the US.

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Click on the interactive chart to see data over time. Sourced from Zacks Investment Research.

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Do you think retail stocks will benefit from agressively pursuing alternative energy sources? Use this list as a starting point for your own analysis.


1. Wal-Mart Stores Inc. ( WMT): Operates retail stores in various formats worldwide. Market cap at $243.42B, most recent closing price at $75.13.


2. Walgreen Co. ( WAG): Engages in the operation of a chain of drugstores in the United States. Market cap at $65.59B, most recent closing price at $69.09.


3. Kohl's Corp. ( KSS): Operates department stores in the United States. Market cap at $11.90B, most recent closing price at $55.89.


4. Costco Wholesale Corporation ( COST): Operates membership warehouses that offer a selection of branded and private label products in a range of merchandise categories. Market cap at $51.09B, most recent closing price at $116.65.


5. Macy's, Inc. ( M): Operates department stores and Internet Web sites in the United States. Market cap at $21.20B, most recent closing price at $57.65.


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