More on JA Solar's (JASO) Q1 results: Lower prices for PV panels led to an eighth straight...

|About: JA Solar Holdings, Co., Ltd. (JASO)|By:, SA News Editor

More on JA Solar's (JASOQ1 results: Lower prices for PV panels led to an eighth straight quarterly loss, although less than expected. Total shipments were 442.7 MW, -11.5% Q/Q and +20.9% Y/Y, vs. 410-430 MW company guidance. Full-year guidance of 1.7-1.9 GW unchanged. Gross margin +6% in Q1 vs. -4.6% in Q4 2012 and +2.1% in the year-ago quarter. Shares +5.5% premarket.