SunPower rises more than 8 percent

San Jose-based SunPower Corp. (SPWR) had risen more than 8.1 percent Friday shortly after the close of the markets, the largest move seen among local stocks tracked by the Examiner.

National Semiconductor Corp. (NSM) meanwhile, rose more than 4.3 percent, while San Mateo-based Franklin Resources Inc. (BEN) fell more than 2.3 percent and UnionBanCal Corp. (UB) fell more than 2.1 percent.

The markets gave a mixed performance Friday with the Dow Jones falling 0.04 percent while the Nasdaq rose 0.11 percent and the S&P 500 rose 0.18 percent.

Local companies in the news included SunPower, which reported signing a five-year agreement with Jiawei SolarChina Co. Ltd. for a supply of monocrystalline silicon ingots and silicon wafers.

businessBusiness & Real Estate

If you find our journalism valuable and relevant, please consider joining our Examiner membership program.
Find out more at www.sfexaminer.com/join/

Just Posted

SF to pay homeowners nearly $4.4M in settlements over raw sewage flooding

San Francisco is planning to pay nearly $4.4 million to partially settle… Continue reading

Uber, Lyft ordered to classify drivers as employees

California judge issues scathing decision granting preliminary injunction

Newsom: State can’t afford White House unemployment benefits plan

The state of California does not have the financial wherewithal to afford… Continue reading

Legislation to expand access to mental health services makes its way through state legislature

Bill would require insurance coverage of mental illness on same level as physical illnesses

Most Read