Wolfe Research Just Issued a Critical Alert on SunPower (SPWR) Stock


  • SunPower (SPWR) stock is falling on Monday alongside an analyst downgrade.
  • Wolfe Research dropped the stock to an “underperform” rating.
  • It did so while warning the stock’s price in the latest meme rally won’t remain high.
SPWR Stock - Wolfe Research Just Issued a Critical Alert on SunPower (SPWR) Stock

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SunPower (NASDAQ:SPWR) stock is falling hard on Wednesday as the company’s shares face strict criticism from Wolfe Research analyst Steve Fleishman.

The Wolfe Research analyst warns that SPWR stock won’t be able to maintain its current price from the meme stock rally. This has him holding firm to his $2 price target for the company’s shares. For the record, SPWR is currently trading for about $3.16 per share but is down 28% as of Wednesday morning.

Included in this coverage is a downgrade for SPWR stock. Fleishman dropped SunPower’s shares from a “peer perform” rating to an “underperform” rating. The analyst consensus rating for SPWR shares is a reduce rating based on 21 opinions.

SPWR Stock Warning

Here’s what the Wolfe Research analyst has to say about SunPower in a note to clients obtained by Seeking Alpha:

“There have been no recent positive developments […] as the company continues to untangle material internal control issues and historical financial misstatements.”

SPWR stock is also seeing heavy trading today as it retreats from its recent rally. This has more than 17.2 million shares of the stock changing hands as of this writing. That’s already above its daily average trading volume of about 8 million shares.

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