SAN FRANCISCO – U.S. solar company SunPower Corp. on Wednesday reported a fourth-quarter net profit of $22.3 million, or 15 cents a share, on $638.1 million in revenue, versus a loss of $144.8 million, or $1.22 a share, on $678.5 million in revenue a year ago. Excluding one-time items and other adjustments, SunPower earned 47 cents a share. Analysts surveyed by FactSet, who cite adjusted earnings, had expected SunPower to report revenues of $692 million in revenue and earnings of 28 cents a share in the fourth quarter. The company's shares ended Wednesday up 1.6%, but were flat in after-hours trading.
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