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Trade-Ideas LLC identified

Trina Solar

(

TSL

) as a "dead cat bounce" (down big yesterday but up big today) candidate. In addition to specific proprietary factors, Trade-Ideas identified Trina Solar as such a stock due to the following factors:

  • TSL has an average dollar-volume (as measured by average daily share volume multiplied by share price) of $77.2 million.
  • TSL has traded 143,865 shares today.
  • TSL is up 3.8% today.
  • TSL was down 5.4% yesterday.

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More details on TSL:

Trina Solar Limited operates as an integrated solar-power products manufacturer and solar system developer in the People's Republic of China, Europe, the United States, and other Asia Pacific regions. Currently there are 5 analysts that rate Trina Solar a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 2 rate it a hold.

The average volume for Trina Solar has been 5.3 million shares per day over the past 30 days. Trina Solar has a market cap of $747.0 million and is part of the technology sector and electronics industry. Shares are down 0.8% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Wednesday.

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Analysis:

TheStreet Quant Ratings

rates Trina Solar as a

hold

. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its robust revenue growth, solid stock price performance and impressive record of earnings per share growth. However, as a counter to these strengths, we also find weaknesses including generally higher debt management risk and poor profit margins.

Highlights from the ratings report include:

  • TSL's very impressive revenue growth greatly exceeded the industry average of 3.9%. Since the same quarter one year prior, revenues leaped by 73.6%. Growth in the company's revenue appears to have helped boost the earnings per share.
  • Powered by its strong earnings growth of 117.07% and other important driving factors, this stock has surged by 87.27% over the past year, outperforming the rise in the S&P 500 Index during the same period. Regarding the stock's future course, our hold rating indicates that we do not recommend additional investment in this stock despite its gains in the past year.
  • The gross profit margin for TRINA SOLAR LTD is rather low; currently it is at 16.82%. Despite the low profit margin, it has increased significantly from the same period last year. Despite the mixed results of the gross profit margin, TSL's net profit margin of 2.94% is significantly lower than the industry average.
  • The debt-to-equity ratio of 1.26 is relatively high when compared with the industry average, suggesting a need for better debt level management. To add to this, TSL has a quick ratio of 0.65, this demonstrates the lack of ability of the company to cover short-term liquidity needs.

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