August 14, 2006


German Stocks Rise as Oil Drops to 2-Week Low
Aug. 14 (Bloomberg)

Q-Cells AG (QCE GY) advanced 1.03 euros, or 3.3 percent, to 32.02. The maker of solar cells said second-quarter profit increased to 20.6 million euros from 8.23 million euros a year earlier.

Repower Systems AG (RPW GY) climbed 80 cents, or 1.5 percent, to 53.10 euros. The maker of wind turbines posted a profit in the first half after it built more windmills. Net income was 900,000 euros, compared with a loss of 8.6 million euros a year earlier, the company said.

Sunways AG (SWW GY) slumped 1.70 euros, or 17 percent, to 8.47. The maker of solar power cells said it broke even in the second quarter, repeating the result from a year earlier as both raw-material costs and sales increased.