Industry & Services >> Analyst Interviews >> September 19, 2011

Oversupply Leads To Aggressive Pricing In Solar Arena – Angelo Zino – Standard & Poor’s

Zino, Angelo
Angelo Zino has been an Analyst at S&P Capital IQ Equity Research since 2007. He analyzes, researches and recommends equity investments within hardware, alternative energy and the semiconductor equipment industries. Previously, Mr. Zino was a Vice President and Portfolio Manager at North Fork Bank, investing accounts through the utilization of mutual funds and applying a black-box approach. Prior to that he was an Analyst for the North Fork Bank Trust Department, recommending industrial stocks through fundamental analysis and technical analysis-driven models. Mr. Zino received a MBA in finance from Hofstra University. He is a member of the CFA Institute and the New York Society of Security Analysts and also holds the Chartered Financial Analyst designation. He has been awarded “Best on The Street” honors by The Wall Street Journal in 2011, second place in alternative energy; 2010, first place in alternative energy; and 2009, fifth place in semiconductor equipment. Profile
TWST: Alternative energy is somewhat broad. Where do you concentrate your efforts?

Mr. Zino: Our coverage is primarily focused within the solar arena, on larger-cap names like First Solar (FSLR) and