SunPower (NASDAQ:SPWR) is one of the hottest stocks on the market and investors are starting to buy into this solar story. Gross margins are improving and it looks like the leasing business is catching hold in the U.S. The Motley Fool's Lauren Kuczala sat down with contributor Travis Hoium to see what's driving this stock, and whether or not the company can hold off competitors going forward.


Lauren Kuczala has no position in any stocks mentioned. Motley Fool contributor Travis Hoium manages an account that owns shares of SunPower and personally owns shares of SunPower and has the following options: Long Jan 2015 $7 Calls on SunPower, Long Jan 2015 $5 Calls on SunPower, Long Jan 2015 $15 Calls on SunPower, and Long Jan 2015 $25 Calls on SunPower. The Motley Fool recommends Total SA. (ADR). Try any of our Foolish newsletter services free for 30 days. We Fools may not all hold the same opinions, but we all believe that considering a diverse range of insights makes us better investors. The Motley Fool has a disclosure policy.