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Was the Market's Reaction to SolarCity Too Hot, Too Cold or Just Right?

By Taylor Muckerman and Joel South – Feb 26, 2014 at 9:45AM

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Our analysts play a quick round of Goldilocks when breaking down SolarCity's most recent earnings.

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Despite postponing its official earnings release until the first week of March, SolarCity (SCTY.DL) delivered enough positive data to drive the stock up over 3% in Tuesday's trading. Initial worry about a discussed "weaker" first quarter of 2014 when compared to the reported quarter was reversed after investors fully digested a very strong operating year. By all accounts, management delivered on all of its 2013 promises. To find out what they were, simply check out our short video clip below. 



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This segment is from Tuesday's edition of "Digging for Value," in which sector analysts Joel South and Taylor Muckerman discuss energy and materials news with host Alison Southwick. The twice-weekly show can be viewed on Tuesdays and Thursdays. It can also be found on Twitter, along with our extended coverage of the energy & materials sectors @TMFEnergy.

Joel South has no position in any stocks mentioned. Taylor Muckerman owns shares of SolarCity. The Motley Fool recommends SolarCity. The Motley Fool owns shares of SolarCity. 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.

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