Why FuelCell Energy (FCEL) Stock Is Falling Today

NEW YORK (TheStreet) -- Shares of FuelCell Energy Inc. (FCEL) are lower by 7.86% to $2.46 in mid-morning trading on Tuesday, after the company reported a net loss for the 2014 third quarter of $7.8 million, or 3 cents per share, compared to a loss of $6.4 million, or 3 cents per share for the same period last year.

The integrated fuel cell's quarterly loss matched the EPS loss of 3 cents analysts polled by Thomson Reuters were expecting.

FuelCell's total revenue declined to $43.2 million, from $53.7 million for the 2013 third quarter.STOCKS TO BUY: TheStreet Quant Ratings has identified a handful of stocks that can potentially TRIPLE in the next 12 months. Learn more.

Analysts had forecast revenue of $53.64 for the second quarter of 2014.

Additionally, FuelCell announced today that it has agreed to sell its University of Bridgeport fuel cell project to NRG Energy (NRG) for an undisclosed amount.

Separately, TheStreet Ratings team rates FUELCELL ENERGY INC as a Sell with a ratings score of D-. TheStreet Ratings Team has this to say about their recommendation:

"We rate FUELCELL ENERGY INC (FCEL) 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 deteriorating net income and poor profit margins."

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