Earnings roundup: Yingli, Hanwha SolarOne

The Associated Press

Among the earnings stories for Thursday, May 30, from AP Business News:

— Yingli Green Energy Holding Co. said that its first-quarter loss more than doubled, but its sales were significantly higher than expected and the company backed its shipment guidance for the full year.

— Shares of solar-power company Hanwha SolarOne Co. advanced after the company reported stronger first-quarter sales, including more revenue from new markets, and said conditions in the industry are improving.