Solar Stocks To Watch; First Solar (NASDAQ:FSLR), NVIDIA Corporation (NASDAQ:NVDA), ARM Holdings (NASDAQ:ARMH), Cirrus Logic (NASDAQ:CRUS)

On March 21, Nevada Business published a photograph showing Reid breaking ground on a project with representatives of the Moapa Band of Paiutes, executives with First Solar Inc. (NASDAQ:FSLR) and representatives of the Los Angeles Department of Water and Power. The 250 megawatt Moapa Southern Paiute Solar Project is planned to deliver renewable energy to the city of Los Angeles for the next 24 years. According to research conducted by investigator reporter Christine Lakatos, First Solar Inc. (NASDAQ:FSLR) was an early green investment funded by Goldman Sachs, the Wall Street investment banking firm that ranked as a top $1 million contributor to Obama’s 2008 presidential campaign. First Solar, Inc. (NASDAQ:FSLR) stock performance was -0.40% in last session and finished the day at $67.32. Traded volume was 2.54million shares in the last session and the average volume of the stock remained 5.13million shares. The beta of the stock remained 1.96. First Solar, Inc. (NASDAQ:FSLR) insider ownership is 0.20%.

Shares of NVIDIA Corporation (NASDAQ:NVDA) were the recipient of a significant decline in short interest in January. As of March 31st, there was short interest totalling 56,654,501 shares, a decline of 3.1% from the March 14th total of 58,440,553 shares, AnalystRatings.NET reports. Based on an average daily volume of 9,315,852 shares, the days-to-cover ratio is currently 6.1 days. Currently, 10.8% of the shares of the stock are sold short. NVIDIA Corporation (NASDAQ:NVDA) rose 0.38 percent to $18.56 Thursday on volume of 3.83million shares. The intra-day range of the stock was $18.38 to $18.73. NVIDIA Corporation (NASDAQ:NVDA) has a market capitalization of $10.34million.

Datacenters that are eager to test out 64-bit ARM server chips with their workloads are going to have to wait a bit longer than they might otherwise like to. Last month, AMD started sampling its “Seattle” chip, the first generation of its Opteron A-Series processors, and the company said this week that it will ship the chip to server customers in the fourth quarter. The Opteron A1150 chip, as Seattle will be called, is based on the 64-bit Cortex-A57 core designed by ARM Holdings plc (ADR) (NASDAQ:ARMH). It will come with either four or eight cores, with 4 MB of L2 cache and up to 8 MB of L3 cache that is shared across those cores. ARM Holdings plc (ADR) (NASDAQ:ARMH)’s stock on Apr 17, 2014 reported a increase of 3.94% to the closing price of $49.74. Its fifty two weeks range is $34.75-$55.26. The total market capitalization recorded $23.22billion. The overall volume in the last trading session was 1.72million shares. In its share capital, ARMH has 475.46million outstanding shares.

Cirrus Logic Inc. (NASDAQ:CRUS) recently released its results with a disappointment due to a shift in the pricing structure and the product mix. To the dissatisfaction of the investors, Cirrus Logic Inc. (NASDAQ:CRUS) revenue dropped 29%. The adoption of voice as a key interface for mobile devices is expected to improve Cirrus performance in the future as quoted by CEO Jason Rhode. Apple (AAPL), a major customer of Cirrus Logic Inc. (NASDAQ:CRUS), continues to grow on account of new devices and penetration into new markets that makes Cirrus Logic Inc. (NASDAQ:CRUS) positive regarding its future despite weak results. On Thursday, shares of Cirrus Logic, Inc. (NASDAQ:CRUS) advanced 1.98% to close the day at $19.05. Company return on investment (ROI) is 24.80% and its monthly performance is recorded as -1.40%. Cirrus Logic, Inc. (NASDAQ:CRUS) quarterly revenue growth is -4.65%.