Bloomberg Anywhere Login

Bloomberg

Connecting decision makers to a dynamic network of information, people and ideas, Bloomberg quickly and accurately delivers business and financial information, news and insight around the world.

Company

Financial Products

Enterprise Products

Media

Customer Support

  • Americas

    +1 212 318 2000

  • Europe, Middle East, & Africa

    +44 20 7330 7500

  • Asia Pacific

    +65 6212 1000

Communications

Industry Products

Media Services

Follow Us

JA Solar First Quarter Shipments to Beat Earlier Forecast

April 14 (Bloomberg) -- JA Solar Holdings Co., a Chinese solar manufacturer, said first-quarter shipments will be higher than the company’s earlier forecast.

Shipments for the quarter will exceed 620 megawatts, higher than a March forecast of 580 megawatts to 610 megawatts, Shanghai-based JA Solar said today in a statement. The company reiterated its full-year forecast of 2.7 gigawatts to 2.9 gigawatts.

JA Solar’s upward revision contrasts with competitors Trina Solar Ltd. and Yingli Green Energy Holding Co which said last week that first-quarter shipments would be lower than expected.

JA Solar’s American depositary receipts, each worth five ordinary shares, gained 5.9 percent to $9.87 at 10:13 a.m. in New York.

To contact the reporter on this story: Ehren Goossens in New York at egoossens1@bloomberg.net

To contact the editors responsible for this story: Reed Landberg at landberg@bloomberg.net Will Wade, Stephen Cunningham

Please upgrade your Browser

Your browser is out-of-date. Please download one of these excellent browsers:

Chrome, Firefox, Safari, Opera or Internet Explorer.