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MEMC Electronic Materials

The best of three tech shorts

Our firm’s quantitative process screens not only for stocks that we believe are promising, but also, conversely, for those that aren’t very attractive. And our short screen kicks out a lot of candidates, in this case, tech names. Like what names, you ask?How about E2Open (( EOPN )? The Silicon Valley-based enterprise-software company scores high in Buzzword Bingo (“cloud,” “SaaS,” “analytics”), but scores low when it comes to realizing that when you hire a bunch of outside consultants to rep your product, you have to spend your own money to train them. A lot of money. Still, EOPN’s 30% booking growth in its September quarter and lack of direct competition makes it hard to be too grumpy about its near-term prospects.What about SunEdison (( SUNE )), which you might remember from your nightmares as MEMC Electronic Materials ? The Missouri-based silicon-wafer manufacturer, which changed its name earlier this year, addresses both the semiconductor and solar industries and does neither espec...

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