NEW YORK (TheStreet) -- Yingli Green Energy (YGE) was falling -6.2% to $3.34 Wednesday after missing analysts' estimates for earnings and revenue for the second quarter and lowering its shipment guidance.

For the second quarter Yingli Green Energy reported a loss of -25 cents a share, missing the Capital IQ Consensus Estimate of a loss of -12 cents a share by 13 cents. Revenue grew 1% from the year-ago quarter to $549.5 million, missing analysts' estimates of $580 million.

The company shipped 887.9 MW of photovoltaic modules in the second quarter, a 40.8% increase from the previous quarter.

Looking forward to the full year, Yingli Green Energy expects to ship 3.6 GW to 3.8 GW of PV modules, down from its previous guidance of 4.0 GW to 4.2 GW of PV modules for the year.

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TheStreet Ratings team rates YINGLI GREEN ENERGY HLDGS CO as a Sell with a ratings score of D. TheStreet Ratings Team has this to say about their recommendation:

"We rate YINGLI GREEN ENERGY HLDGS CO (YGE) a SELL. This is driven by several weaknesses, which we believe should have a greater impact than any strengths, and could make it more difficult for investors to achieve positive results compared to most of the stocks we cover. The company's weaknesses can be seen in multiple areas, such as its generally high debt management risk, disappointing return on equity, poor profit margins and generally disappointing historical performance in the stock itself."

You can view the full analysis from the report here:

YGE Ratings Report

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