Top Clean Energy Stocks To Own Right Now

The bull case for alternative energy stocks is directly tied to humanity’s ability to cut back on their contributions to climate change. The Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) in the UN more or less established the fact in a recent press release.

“The alarm bells are deafening, and the evidence is irrefutable:  greenhouse‑gas emissions from fossil-fuel burning and deforestation are choking our planet and putting billions of people at immediate risk,” stated UN Secretary-General António Guterres, giving a “code red for humanity” during the IPCC.

While Main Street is debating how to achieve a more sustainable future, Wall Street is paying attention to clean energy stocks that focus on solar, wind, water and geothermal sources. As many countries have already pledged to be carbon neutral by mid-century under the Paris Agreement, alternative energy investments have been gaining momentum. The decarbonization of the global economy would require an estimated investment of more than $110 trillion over the next thirty years.

Top Clean Energy Stocks To Own Right Now: SK Telecom Corporation Ltd.(SKM)

SK Telecom Co., Ltd. provides wireless telecommunications services using code division multiple access (CDMA) and wide-band CDMA technologies. It offers cellular voice services, such as wireless voice transmission services; and wireless global roaming services. The company also provides wireless data transmission services, such as wireless Internet access services, which allow subscribers to access online digital contents and services, as well as to send and receive text and multimedia messages. In addition, it offers broadband Internet and fixed-line telephone services, such as video-on-demand and IP TV services; and local, domestic, and international long-distance fixed-line telephone services to residential and commercial subscribers. Further, the company provides wireless entertainment-related contents and services, wireless finance-related contents and m-commerce services, and wireless news and search services; and international calling services, such as direct-dial, pre and post paid card calling services, bundled services for corporate customers, voice services using Internet protocol, Web-to-phone services, and data services. Additionally, it offers satellite digital media broadcasting services; telematics services; and fixed-line and online community portal services. The company also operates 11th Street, an online shopping mall; and T Store, an online open marketplace for mobile applications. As of March 31, 2011, SK Telecom Co. had 26 million wireless subscribers. It has strategic alliances with Bridge Alliance; Orange SA; Telecom Italia Mobile S.p.A.; T-Mobile International AG & Co; and Teliasonera Mobile Networks AB. The company was formerly known as Korea Mobile Telecommunications Co., Ltd. and changed its name to SK Telecom Co., Ltd. in March 1997. SK Telecom Co., Ltd. was founded in 1984 and is based in Seoul, South Korea.

Advisors’ Opinion:

  • [By Will Ashworth]

    Its TTM FCF is 4.03 trillion KRW ($3.4 billion), good for an FCF yield of 15.5%. But, of course, the currency remains a big detractor for many investors.

    SK Telecom (SKM)

  • [By Max Byerly]

    Skrumble Network (CURRENCY:SKM) traded 2.8% higher against the US dollar during the 1-day period ending at 18:00 PM ET on February 2nd. One Skrumble Network token can now be bought for approximately $0.0030 or 0.00000087 BTC on major cryptocurrency exchanges including IDEX, LBank, Bilaxy and BitMart. Skrumble Network has a market cap of $2.35 million and approximately $1.11 million worth of Skrumble Network was traded on exchanges in the last day. Over the last seven days, Skrumble Network has traded up 0.9% against the US dollar.

  • [By Harsh Chauhan]

    Additionally, South Korea’s largest mobile operator SK Telecom (NYSE:SKM) recently deployed Xilinx’s FPGAs to accelerate the automatic speech recognition (ASR) application in its data centers. This is the first commercial application of FPGAs in large-scale data centers in South Korea, paving the way for more design wins in the space. Xilinx claims that SK Telecom’s ASR application is now five times faster than GPUs and 16 times more efficient on a performance-per-watt basis.

  • [By Max Byerly]

    SK Telecom Co Ltd (NYSE:SKM) has received an average rating of “Hold” from the six ratings firms that are presently covering the firm, MarketBeat Ratings reports. One analyst has rated the stock with a sell recommendation, three have assigned a hold recommendation, one has issued a buy recommendation and one has issued a strong buy recommendation on the company. The average twelve-month price target among analysts that have updated their coverage on the stock in the last year is $30.00.

Top Clean Energy Stocks To Own Right Now: Codexis, Inc.(CDXS)

Codexis, Inc. develops biocatalysts for the pharmaceutical and fine chemicals markets. The company provides Codex biocatalyst panels and kits to customers that are engaged in drug development and drug manufacturing to allow them to screen and identify possible enzymes that can be applied in the manufacturing processes for their drug candidates and their marketed products. It also offers enzyme screening services and enzyme optimization services; and supplies enzymes, pharmaceutical intermediates, and active pharmaceutical ingredients. In addition, it develops biocatalysts for use in the fine chemicals market, including food and food ingredients, animal feed, flavors and fragrances, and agricultural chemicals. The company sells its products to pharmaceutical manufacturers through its direct sales and business development force in the United States and Europe. Codexis, Inc. was founded in 2002 and is headquartered in Redwood City, California.

Advisors’ Opinion:

  • [By Motley Fool Transcribing]

    Astec Industries (NASDAQ:ASTE) Q4 2018 Earnings Conference CallMarch 1, 2019 10:00 a.m. ET

    Prepared Remarks Questions and Answers Call Participants
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  • [By Shane Hupp]

    ILLEGAL ACTIVITY NOTICE: “Financial Engines Advisors L.L.C. Acquires 793 Shares of Astec Industries, Inc. (ASTE)” was first posted by Ticker Report and is the property of of Ticker Report. If you are viewing this story on another site, it was illegally stolen and reposted in violation of international copyright and trademark legislation. The original version of this story can be viewed at

  • [By Max Byerly]

    TRADEMARK VIOLATION WARNING: “Teton Advisors Inc. Increases Holdings in Astec Industries, Inc. (ASTE)” was posted by Ticker Report and is the property of of Ticker Report. If you are reading this story on another domain, it was illegally stolen and republished in violation of US & international copyright & trademark laws. The legal version of this story can be read at

  • [By Shane Hupp]

    UBS Group AG cut its stake in Astec Industries, Inc. (NASDAQ:ASTE) by 13.2% in the 1st quarter, HoldingsChannel reports. The firm owned 34,122 shares of the industrial products company’s stock after selling 5,211 shares during the quarter. UBS Group AG’s holdings in Astec Industries were worth $1,883,000 as of its most recent filing with the SEC.

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