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Research analysts at Needham & Company LLC raised their target price on shares of Sunedison (NASDAQ:SUNE) to $26.00 in a report released on Wednesday. Needham & Company LLC’s price objective would suggest a potential upside of 17.38% from the company’s current price.

In other Sunedison news, Director Steven Vincent Tesoriere sold 6,000,000 shares of the company’s stock in a transaction that occurred on Monday, June 9th. The stock was sold at an average price of $19.43, for a total transaction of $116,580,000.00. The sale was disclosed in a legal filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which is available at this link.

A number of other firms have also recently commented on SUNE. Analysts at Macquarie initiated coverage on shares of Sunedison in a research note on Tuesday. They set an “outperform” rating on the stock. Separately, analysts at Goldman Sachs initiated coverage on shares of Sunedison in a research note on Tuesday. They set a “neutral” rating on the stock. Finally, analysts at Wells Fargo & Co. initiated coverage on shares of Sunedison in a research note on Monday. They set an “outperform” rating on the stock. Two analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, four have issued a hold rating and eleven have given a buy rating to the stock. Sunedison currently has a consensus rating of “Buy” and an average price target of $23.58.

Sunedison (NASDAQ:SUNE) opened at 22.15 on Wednesday. Sunedison has a 52 week low of $6.24 and a 52 week high of $22.65. The stock’s 50-day moving average is $19.21 and its 200-day moving average is $16.96. The company’s market cap is $5.932 billion. Sunedison also was the target of some unusual options trading activity on Monday. Investors acquired 107,892 call options on the stock. This represents an increase of 605% compared to the average daily volume of 15,298 call options.

Sunedison (NASDAQ:SUNE) last announced its earnings results on Thursday, May 8th. The company reported ($0.25) earnings per share for the quarter, missing the analysts’ consensus estimate of ($0.17) by $0.08. The company had revenue of $546.50 million for the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $593.88 million. Sunedison’s revenue was up 33.9% compared to the same quarter last year. On average, analysts predict that Sunedison will post $-0.36 earnings per share for the current fiscal year.

SunEdison Inc, formerly MEMC Electronic Materials, Inc is engaged in the development, manufacture and sale of silicon wafers.

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