NEW YORK (TheStreet) -- SolarCity Corp.  (SCTY) stock is down by 14.91% to $22.42 in after-hours trading on Tuesday, after the company reported its 2015 fourth quarter earnings results and provided weak 2016 first quarter guidance.

After the market close on Tuesday, the San Mateo, CA-based renewable energy provider reported a loss of $2.37 per share during the fourth quarter, which is a narrower loss than analysts' forecasts for a loss of $2.59 per share. Revenue of $115.48 million topped analysts' forecasts for revenue of $105.62 million.

However, SolarCity projected a 2016 first quarter loss between $2.55 per share to $2.65 per share, which is wider than analysts' forecasts for a loss of $2.36 per share.  

Separately, recently, TheStreet Ratings objectively rated this stock according to its "risk-adjusted" total return prospect over a 12-month investment horizon. Not based on the news in any given day, the rating may differ from Jim Cramer's view or that of this articles's author.

TheStreet Ratings rates this stock as a "sell" with a ratings score of D. The company's weaknesses can be seen in multiple areas, such as its deteriorating net income, generally high debt management risk, disappointing return on equity, poor profit margins and weak operating cash flow.

You can view the full analysis from the report here: SCTY

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