NEW YORK (TheStreet) -- Yingli Green Energy (YGE) shares are climbing, up 1.9% to $4.03, on Wednesday after posting a significantly narrower loss during its first quarter earnings period despite missing analysts projections for the quarter.
The vertically integrated photovoltaic product manufacturer posted a first quarter loss of 35 cents per diluted share, 11 cents worse than analysts expectations of 24 cents, but better than the 62 cents per share it lost a year ago.
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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 a number of negative factors, 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 and poor profit margins."