NEW YORK (TheStreet) -- Vivint Solar  (VSLR - Get Report) stock is down by 9.09% to $3.60 on heavy trading volume on Tuesday, after the company reported its 2015 fourth quarter results. 

After the market close on Monday, the solar energy company reported a loss of 50 cents per share, which is a narrower loss than analysts' forecasts for a loss of 71 cents per share. The company reported a loss of 36 cents during the year-ago period. 

Revenue of $16 million missed Wall Street's forecasts for $19.3 million.

The company installed 59 megawatts during the fourth quarter, which is an increase of 17% year-over-year. 

So far today, 2.22 million shares of Vivint have traded, versus the company's 30-day average of about 840,000 shares. 

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 area that we feel has been the company's primary weakness has been its feeble growth in its earnings per share.

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