Why Real Goods Solar (RGSE) Stock Is Falling Today

NEW YORK (TheStreet) -- Real Goods Solar (RGSE) shares are falling, down -5.5% to $2.41, on Wednesday after being downgraded to "market perform" from "outperform" by analysts at Cowen and Co.  (COWN).

The firm cut its price target to $2.60 from $3.50 while making a valuation call on the solar energy company.

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TheStreet Ratings team rates REAL GOODS SOLAR INC as a Sell with a ratings score of D. TheStreet Ratings Team has this to say about their recommendation:

"We rate REAL GOODS SOLAR INC (RGSE) 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 unimpressive growth in net income, poor profit margins and weak operating cash flow."

Highlights from the analysis by TheStreet Ratings Team goes as follows:

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