JA Solar Making Progress, but Is It Enough?

JA Solar's (NASDAQ: JASO  ) first quarter was better than expected as revenue jumped 36% from a year ago to $366 million and net income came in at $13.3 million, or $0.05 per share. 

Gross margin, a closely watched indicator of health in solar, improved 120 basis points to 16.7% as module prices rose in the industry. But to keep the momentum up JA Solar will need to continue to see a broad recover in the industry, execute on 200 MW of projects this year, and invest in the future. 

Solar specialist Travis Hoium takes a look at JA Solar's quarter and what it needs to do to be a good investment in the video below. 

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Travis Hoium has been writing for since July 2010 and covers the solar industry, renewable energy, and gaming stocks among other things.

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