Sunrun is a 'bellwether' solar play, Goldman says following earnings

Tim McKibben, left, a senior installer for the solar company, Sunrun, and installer Aaron Newsom install solar panels on the roof of a home in Granada Hills.
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Sunrun is a "bellwether" solar company and shares should rally in the near-term, Goldman Sachs said in a note to clients Thursday while reiterating its buy rating on the company.

The call comes after Sunrun reported strong earnings on Wednesday after the bell during what's been a difficult time for solar stocks as factors including the chip shortage weigh on the sector.

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