NASDAQ:GPRE - Green Plains Stock Price, News, & Analysis

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$14.38 -0.45 (-3.03 %)
(As of 12/17/2018 01:40 AM ET)
Previous Close$14.38
Today's Range$14.2650 - $14.83
52-Week Range$14.26 - $21.90
Volume723,522 shs
Average Volume591,226 shs
Market Capitalization$595.53 million
P/E Ratio-16.72
Dividend Yield3.34%
Beta0.97
Green Plains Inc. produces, markets, and distributes ethanol in the United States and internationally. The company operates through four segments: Ethanol Production; Agribusiness and Energy Services; Food and Ingredients; and Partnership. The Ethanol Production segment produces and sells ethanol, distiller grains, and corn oil. The Agribusiness and Energy Services segment engages in the grain procurement, handling, and storage activities; and commodity marketing business, which purchases, markets, sells, and distributes ethanol, distiller grains, and corn oil, as well as crude oil, grain, natural gas, and other commodities in various markets. This segment also provides grain drying and storage services to grain producers. The Food and Ingredients segment purchases and sells feeder cattle to meat processors; and produces and sells white distilled vinegar and various specialty vinegar, such as balsamic, red wine, white wine, cider, and other varietals primarily to the food industry participants, including branded food companies, private label food manufacturers, and companies serving the foodservice channel, as well as for retail and industrial uses. This segment also produces, trades in, and sells corn and soybean oil. The Partnership segment offers fuel storage and transportation services. As of December 31, 2017, this segment owned 39 ethanol storage facilities; 8 fuel terminal facilities; and approximately a fleet of 3,500 leased railcars. The company was formerly known as Green Plains Renewable Energy, Inc. and changed its name to Green Plains Inc. in May 2014. Green Plains Inc. was founded in 2004 and is headquartered in Omaha, Nebraska.

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Industry, Sector and Symbol

Stock Exchange NASDAQ
Industry Industrial organic chemicals
Sub-IndustryOil & Gas Refining & Marketing
SectorBasic Materials
Current SymbolNASDAQ:GPRE
Previous Symbol
CUSIP39322210
Phone402-884-8700

Debt

Debt-to-Equity Ratio0.76
Current Ratio1.37
Quick Ratio0.49

Price-To-Earnings

Trailing P/E Ratio-16.72
Forward P/E Ratio-14.38
P/E GrowthN/A

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$3.60 billion
Price / Sales0.17
Cash Flow$2.1495 per share
Price / Cash Flow6.69
Book Value$25.73 per share
Price / Book0.56

Profitability

EPS (Most Recent Fiscal Year)($0.86)
Net Income$61.06 million
Net Margins0.23%
Return on Equity-4.22%
Return on Assets-1.63%

Miscellaneous

Employees1,427
Outstanding Shares41,410,000
Market Cap$595.53 million
OptionableOptionable

Green Plains (NASDAQ:GPRE) Frequently Asked Questions

What is Green Plains' stock symbol?

Green Plains trades on the NASDAQ under the ticker symbol "GPRE."

How often does Green Plains pay dividends? What is the dividend yield for Green Plains?

Green Plains declared a quarterly dividend on Wednesday, November 14th. Shareholders of record on Tuesday, November 27th will be paid a dividend of $0.12 per share on Friday, December 14th. This represents a $0.48 dividend on an annualized basis and a dividend yield of 3.34%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Monday, November 26th. View Green Plains' Dividend History.

How were Green Plains' earnings last quarter?

Green Plains Inc (NASDAQ:GPRE) issued its earnings results on Wednesday, November, 7th. The specialty chemicals company reported ($0.31) earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, missing the Thomson Reuters' consensus estimate of ($0.12) by $0.19. The specialty chemicals company earned $1 billion during the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $996.40 million. Green Plains had a negative return on equity of 4.22% and a net margin of 0.23%. Green Plains's revenue was up 11.0% on a year-over-year basis. During the same period in the previous year, the business earned ($0.18) earnings per share. View Green Plains' Earnings History.

When is Green Plains' next earnings date?

Green Plains is scheduled to release their next quarterly earnings announcement on Wednesday, February 6th 2019. View Earnings Estimates for Green Plains.

What price target have analysts set for GPRE?

3 Wall Street analysts have issued 1-year price objectives for Green Plains' shares. Their predictions range from $25.00 to $27.00. On average, they expect Green Plains' share price to reach $26.00 in the next twelve months. This suggests a possible upside of 80.8% from the stock's current price. View Analyst Price Targets for Green Plains.

What is the consensus analysts' recommendation for Green Plains?

3 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Green Plains in the last year. There are currently 1 hold rating and 2 buy ratings for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Buy." View Analyst Ratings for Green Plains.

Has Green Plains been receiving favorable news coverage?

Media headlines about GPRE stock have been trending somewhat positive this week, according to InfoTrie. The research firm identifies positive and negative press coverage by analyzing more than six thousand blog and news sources. The firm ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of negative five to positive five, with scores closest to five being the most favorable. Green Plains earned a news impact score of 1.0 on InfoTrie's scale. They also gave news articles about the specialty chemicals company a news buzz of 4.0 out of 10, meaning that recent press coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an effect on the company's share price in the immediate future.

Who are some of Green Plains' key competitors?

Who are Green Plains' key executives?

Green Plains' management team includes the folowing people:
  • Mr. Todd A. Becker, Pres, CEO & Director (Age 53)
  • Mr. John W. Neppl, Chief Financial Officer (Age 52)
  • Mr. Jeffrey S. Briggs, Chief Operating Officer (Age 53)
  • Mr. Kenneth M. Simril, Pres of Fleischmanns Vinegar (Age 52)
  • Ms. Michelle S. Mapes B.S., M.B.A., J.D., Chief Legal & Admin. Officer (Age 51)

Who are Green Plains' major shareholders?

Green Plains' stock is owned by many different of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional shareholders include BlackRock Inc. (15.52%), Dimensional Fund Advisors LP (8.45%), Vanguard Group Inc. (7.59%), Vanguard Group Inc (7.59%), Rubric Capital Management LP (5.43%) and Teachers Advisors LLC (1.85%). Company insiders that own Green Plains stock include Alain Treuer, Anthony R Vojslavek, Brian Peterson, Ejnar A Knudsen III, James D Anderson, James F Crowley, Jeffrey S Briggs, John W Neppl, Michael A Metzler, Michelle Mapes, Paul E Kolomaya, Todd A Becker, Walter S Cronin and Wayne Hoovestol. View Institutional Ownership Trends for Green Plains.

Which major investors are selling Green Plains stock?

GPRE stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Russell Investments Group Ltd., SG Americas Securities LLC, DNB Asset Management AS, Bridgeway Capital Management Inc., Deprince Race & Zollo Inc., Great Lakes Advisors LLC, Alliancebernstein L.P. and TIAA CREF Investment Management LLC. Company insiders that have sold Green Plains company stock in the last year include Jeffrey S Briggs, Michael A Metzler, Michelle Mapes, Paul E Kolomaya, Todd A Becker and Walter S Cronin. View Insider Buying and Selling for Green Plains.

Which major investors are buying Green Plains stock?

GPRE stock was bought by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Rubric Capital Management LP, BlackRock Inc., Systematic Financial Management LP, Dimensional Fund Advisors LP, Teachers Advisors LLC, Vanguard Group Inc, Vanguard Group Inc. and PEAK6 Investments LLC. Company insiders that have bought Green Plains stock in the last two years include Ejnar A Knudsen III, James D Anderson, John W Neppl, Todd A Becker and Wayne Hoovestol. View Insider Buying and Selling for Green Plains.

How do I buy shares of Green Plains?

Shares of GPRE can be purchased through any online brokerage account. Popular online brokerages with access to the U.S. stock market include Vanguard Brokerage Services, TD Ameritrade, E*TRADE, Scottrade, Fidelity and Charles Schwab.

What is Green Plains' stock price today?

One share of GPRE stock can currently be purchased for approximately $14.38.

How big of a company is Green Plains?

Green Plains has a market capitalization of $595.53 million and generates $3.60 billion in revenue each year. The specialty chemicals company earns $61.06 million in net income (profit) each year or ($0.86) on an earnings per share basis. Green Plains employs 1,427 workers across the globe.

What is Green Plains' official website?

The official website for Green Plains is http://www.gpreinc.com.

How can I contact Green Plains?

Green Plains' mailing address is 1811 AKSARBEN DRIVE, OMAHA NE, 68106. The specialty chemicals company can be reached via phone at 402-884-8700 or via email at [email protected]


MarketBeat Community Rating for Green Plains (NASDAQ GPRE)

Community Ranking:  2.5 out of 5 (star star half star)
Outperform Votes:  293 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  290 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  583
MarketBeat's community ratings are surveys of what our community members think about Green Plains and other stocks. Vote "Outperform" if you believe GPRE will outperform the S&P 500 over the long term. Vote "Underperform" if you believe GPRE will underperform the S&P 500 over the long term. You may vote once every thirty days.
This page was last updated on 12/17/2018 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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