Green Investments: 4 Wind Energy Stocks

Another alternative energy, wind farms, are popping up all over the U.S. The largest wind farm in the world now lies in a valley outside of Los Angeles and brings a whopping 1,320 MWs of energy to the grid. 

The stocks in this list are still young. Operating margins and net profit margins remain compressed in this industry due to the high cost of operating and developing the technology. However, the trends are positive for most companies in this sector as they continue to manage their costs of revenue. Keep on blowing wind!

List of wind energy stocks:

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1. American Superconductor Corporation (AMSC, Earnings, Analysts, Financials): Provides wind turbine designs and electrical control systems primarily in North America, Europe, and the Asia-Pacific. Market cap at $139.82M, most recent closing price at $2.43.



2. Broadwind Energy, Inc. (BWEN, Earnings, Analysts, Financials): Provides products and services to the energy, mining, and infrastructure sector customers primarily in the United States. Market cap at $57.97M, most recent closing price at $4.04.



3. China Ming Yang Wind Power Group Limited (MY, Earnings, Analysts, Financials): Designs, manufactures, sells, and services megawatt-class wind turbines in China. Market cap at $152.31M, most recent closing price at $1.25.



4. Zoltek Companies Inc. (ZOLT, Earnings, Analysts, Financials): Develops, manufactures, and markets carbon fibers and technical fibers. Market cap at $425.38M, most recent closing price at $12.38.





--Freda Ding


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