Pacific Ethanol Company Profile (NASDAQ:PEIX)

About Pacific Ethanol (NASDAQ:PEIX)

Pacific Ethanol logoPacific Ethanol, Inc. (Pacific Ethanol) is a marketer and producer of low-carbon renewable fuels in the Western United States. Pacific Ethanol markets all the ethanol produced by four ethanol production facilities located in California, Idaho and Oregon, or the Pacific Ethanol Plants, all the ethanol produced by three other ethanol producers in the Western United States and ethanol purchased from other third-party suppliers throughout the United States. It also markets ethanol co-products, including wet distiller's grains and syrup (WDG), for the Pacific Ethanol Plants. Its 83% ownership interest in New PE Holdco LLC, the owner of each of the plant holding companies, that collectively own the Pacific Ethanol Plants. Its ethanol customers are integrated oil companies and gasoline marketers who blend ethanol into gasoline. Effective September 02, 2014, Pacific Ethanol Inc raised its interest to 96% from 91%, by acquiring a 5% interest, in PE Op Co.

Industry, Sector and Symbol:
  • Sector: Oils/Energy
  • Industry: Oil & Gas Refining & Marketing
  • Sub-Industry: N/A
  • Symbol: NASDAQ:PEIX
  • CUSIP: N/A
  • Web: www.pacificethanol.com
Capitalization:
  • Market Cap: $277.55 million
  • Outstanding Shares: 43,708,000
Average Prices:
  • 50 Day Moving Avg: $6.80
  • 200 Day Moving Avg: $7.66
  • 52 Week Range: $4.64 - $10.95
P/E:
  • Trailing P/E Ratio: 348.611
  • Foreward P/E Ratio: 9.20
  • P/E Growth: 0.830
Sales & Book Value:
  • Annual Revenue: $1.67 billion
  • Price / Sales: 0.17
  • Book Value: $8.58 per share
  • Price / Book: 0.74
Profitability:
  • EBIDTA: $50.73 million
  • Net Margins: -0.80%
  • Return on Equity: -3.12%
  • Return on Assets: -1.72%
Debt:
  • Debt-to-Equity Ratio: 0.18%
  • Current Ratio: 0.93%
  • Quick Ratio: 0.62%
Misc:
  • Average Volume: 702,750 shs.
  • Beta: 2.14
  • Short Ratio: 1.6
 

Frequently Asked Questions for Pacific Ethanol (NASDAQ:PEIX)

What is Pacific Ethanol's stock symbol?

Pacific Ethanol trades on the NASDAQ under the ticker symbol "PEIX."

How were Pacific Ethanol's earnings last quarter?

Pacific Ethanol Inc (NASDAQ:PEIX) released its earnings results on Tuesday, May, 9th. The company reported ($0.31) earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, missing analysts' consensus estimates of ($0.04) by $0.27. The business had revenue of $386.30 million for the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $385.81 million. Pacific Ethanol had a negative net margin of 0.80% and a negative return on equity of 3.12%. The business's revenue for the quarter was up 12.8% on a year-over-year basis. During the same quarter in the previous year, the company posted ($0.32) earnings per share. View Pacific Ethanol's Earnings History.

Where is Pacific Ethanol's stock going? Where will Pacific Ethanol's stock price be in 2017?

3 analysts have issued twelve-month target prices for Pacific Ethanol's shares. Their predictions range from $11.00 to $12.00. On average, they expect Pacific Ethanol's stock price to reach $11.50 in the next twelve months. View Analyst Ratings for Pacific Ethanol.

Who are some of Pacific Ethanol's key competitors?

Who owns Pacific Ethanol stock?

Pacific Ethanol's stock is owned by a variety of of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional shareholders include CANDLEWOOD INVESTMENT GROUP, LP (12.70%), CANDLEWOOD INVESTMENT GROUP, LP (9.10%), DnB Asset Management AS (3.88%), HighTower Advisors LLC (3.79%), Dimensional Fund Advisors LP (3.79%) and Vanguard Group Inc. (3.55%). Company insiders that own Pacific Ethanol stock include Candlewood Investment Group, L, Christopher W Wright, James R Sneed, John L Prince, Larry D Layne, Neil M Koehler, Paul Koehler and William L Jones. View Institutional Ownership Trends for Pacific Ethanol.

Who sold Pacific Ethanol stock? Who is selling Pacific Ethanol stock?

Pacific Ethanol's stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Goldman Sachs Group Inc., Quantitative Investment Management LLC, Engineers Gate Manager LP, Wells Fargo & Company MN, Trexquant Investment LP, Cornerstone Capital Management Holdings LLC., Foundry Partners LLC and Chicago Equity Partners LLC. Company insiders that have sold Pacific Ethanol stock in the last year include Candlewood Investment Group, L, Christopher W Wright, John L Prince, Larry D Layne and William L Jones. View Insider Buying and Selling for Pacific Ethanol.

Who bought Pacific Ethanol stock? Who is buying Pacific Ethanol stock?

Pacific Ethanol's stock was acquired by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Boston Partners, LSV Asset Management, Dimensional Fund Advisors LP, DnB Asset Management AS, Vanguard Group Inc., Prudential Financial Inc., Russell Investments Group Ltd. and Kennedy Capital Management Inc.. Company insiders that have bought Pacific Ethanol stock in the last two years include Candlewood Investment Group, L, Christopher W Wright, James R Sneed, John L Prince, Neil M Koehler and Paul Koehler. View Insider Buying and Selling for Pacific Ethanol.

How do I buy Pacific Ethanol stock?

Shares of Pacific Ethanol can be purchased through any online brokerage account. Popular online brokerages include Vanguard Brokerage Services, TD Ameritrade, E*TRADE, Scottrade, Fidelity and Charles Schwab.

How much does a share of Pacific Ethanol stock cost?

One share of Pacific Ethanol stock can currently be purchased for approximately $6.35.

Analyst Ratings

Consensus Ratings for Pacific Ethanol (NASDAQ:PEIX) (?)
Ratings Breakdown: 3 Buy Ratings
Consensus Rating:Buy (Score: 3.00)
Consensus Price Target: $11.50 (81.10% upside)

Analysts' Ratings History for Pacific Ethanol (NASDAQ:PEIX)
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DateFirmActionRatingPrice TargetImpact on Share PriceDetails
3/20/2017Roth CapitalSet Price TargetBuy$12.00LowView Rating Details
5/24/2016HC WainwrightReiterated RatingBuyN/AView Rating Details
5/24/2016Rodman & RenshawInitiated CoverageBuy$11.00N/AView Rating Details
1/15/2016Craig HallumLower Price TargetBuy$12.00 -> $9.00N/AView Rating Details
(Data available from 5/24/2015 forward)

Earnings

Earnings History for Pacific Ethanol (NASDAQ:PEIX)
Earnings by Quarter for Pacific Ethanol (NASDAQ:PEIX)
Earnings History by Quarter for Pacific Ethanol (NASDAQ:PEIX)
DateQuarterConsensus EstimateActual EPSRevenue EstimateActual RevenueRelease LinkConference CallDetails
5/9/2017Q1 2017($0.04)($0.31)$385.81 million$386.30 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
3/1/2017Q4 2016$0.21$0.30$421.58 million$441.72 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
11/2/2016Q316$0.11($0.09)$388.71 million$417.80 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
7/27/2016Q2($0.03)$0.11$383.29 million$422.90 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
5/4/2016Q1($0.13)($0.32)$360.37 million$342.40 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
3/9/2016Q4($0.09)$0.02$377.53 million$376.80 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
7/29/2015Q2$0.09$0.03$264.27 million$227.60 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
5/11/2015Q115($0.08)($0.19)$202.40 million$206.20 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
3/4/2015Q414$0.17$0.41$246.37 million$256.20 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
10/29/2014Q314$0.21$0.33$261.55 million$275.60 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
7/30/2014Q214$0.65$0.77$262.27 million$321.10 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
4/30/2014Q114$3.30($0.69)$225.50 million$254.50 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
2/26/2014Q413($0.07)$0.54$197.00 million$215.30 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
11/6/2013Q313($0.40)$215.90 million$233.90 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
7/24/2013Q2 2013$0.07$205.45 million$233.81 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
11/12/2012Q312($0.05)$271.60 million$215.90 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
(Data available from 1/1/2011 forward)

Estimates

Earnings Estimates for Pacific Ethanol (NASDAQ:PEIX)
2017 EPS Consensus Estimate: $0.86
QuarterNumber of EstimatesLow EstimateHigh EstimateAverage Estimate
Q1 20171($0.21)($0.21)($0.21)
Q2 20171$0.31$0.31$0.31
Q3 20172$0.40$0.44$0.42
Q4 20172$0.29$0.39$0.34
(Data provided by Zacks Investment Research)

Dividends

Dividend History for Pacific Ethanol (NASDAQ:PEIX)
No dividend announcements for this company have been tracked by MarketBeat.com

Insider Trades

Insider Trading and Institutional Ownership History for Pacific Ethanol (NASDAQ:PEIX)
Insider Ownership Percentage: 3.10%
Institutional Ownership Percentage: 67.52%
Insider Trades by Quarter for Pacific Ethanol (NASDAQ:PEIX)
Institutional Ownership by Quarter for Pacific Ethanol (NASDAQ:PEIX)
Insider Trades by Quarter for Pacific Ethanol (NASDAQ:PEIX)
Transaction DateInsider NameTitleBuy/SellNumber of SharesAverage Share PriceTotal TransactionDetails
3/17/2017Candlewood Investment Group, LMajor ShareholderSell1,420,251$6.70$9,515,681.70View SEC Filing  
12/15/2016Larry D LayneDirectorSell10,000$9.71$97,100.00View SEC Filing  
12/13/2016Christopher W WrightVPSell6,426$9.60$61,689.60View SEC Filing  
12/12/2016Candlewood Investment Group, LMajor ShareholderSell2,977,000$9.37$27,894,490.00View SEC Filing  
8/15/2016William L JonesDirectorSell15,000$6.75$101,250.00View SEC Filing  
8/12/2016John L PrinceDirectorSell17,745$6.64$117,826.80View SEC Filing  
8/10/2016William L JonesDirectorSell15,000$6.69$100,350.00View SEC Filing  
6/9/2016Christopher W WrightVPSell31,000$6.00$186,000.00View SEC Filing  
2/11/2016Candlewood Investment Group, LMajor ShareholderBuy26,400$2.94$77,616.00View SEC Filing  
2/2/2016Candlewood Investment Group, LMajor ShareholderBuy1,322,523$3.30$4,364,325.90View SEC Filing  
1/14/2016Candlewood Investment Group, LMajor ShareholderBuy1,824,544$3.39$6,185,204.16View SEC Filing  
11/23/2015James R SneedVPBuy2,500$3.75$9,375.00View SEC Filing  
11/17/2015Christopher W WrightVPBuy2,750$4.00$11,000.00View SEC Filing  
11/17/2015John L PrinceDirectorBuy4,000$4.05$16,200.00View SEC Filing  
11/11/2015Paul KoehlerVPBuy7,000$4.58$32,060.00View SEC Filing  
11/10/2015Neil M. KoehlerCEOBuy20,000$4.78$95,600.00View SEC Filing  
8/20/2015Christopher W WrightVPBuy3,000$7.25$21,750.00View SEC Filing  
8/22/2014Neil M KoehlerCEOSell25,000$21.27$531,750.00View SEC Filing  
8/13/2014Terry L StoneDirectorSell10,000$19.98$199,800.00View SEC Filing  
8/5/2014William L JonesDirectorSell25,000$19.59$489,750.00View SEC Filing  
6/16/2014Terry L StoneDirectorSell2,259$13.98$31,580.82View SEC Filing  
6/10/2014Larry D LayneDirectorSell2,915$13.87$40,431.05View SEC Filing  
5/8/2014William L JonesDirectorSell7,000$11.26$78,820.00View SEC Filing  
5/6/2014William L JonesDirectorSell7,000$12.48$87,360.00View SEC Filing  
12/16/2013Larry D LayneDirectorSell10,000$4.01$40,100.00View SEC Filing  
11/20/2013Bryon T McgregorCFOBuy2,000$2.70$5,400.00View SEC Filing  
11/20/2013Christopher W WrightVPBuy3,676$2.73$10,035.48View SEC Filing  
11/19/2013Neil M KoehlerCEOBuy15,000$2.55$38,250.00View SEC Filing  
5/22/2013Bryon T McgregorCFOBuy2,000$5.10$10,200.00View SEC Filing  
(Data available from 1/1/2013 forward)

Headlines

Headline Trends for Pacific Ethanol (NASDAQ:PEIX)
Latest Headlines for Pacific Ethanol (NASDAQ:PEIX)
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DateHeadline
bizjournals.com logoTechnical Roundup on Oil & Gas Stocks -- Sunoco, Delek US, Valvoline, and Pacific Ethanol
www.bizjournals.com - May 23 at 9:57 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoWhy Is No One Talking About Pacific Ethanol Stock?
finance.yahoo.com - May 20 at 5:03 AM
nasdaq.com logoPacific Ethanol to Participate in the 12th Annual BMO Capital Markets Farm to Market Conference - Nasdaq
www.nasdaq.com - May 11 at 7:37 PM
globenewswire.com logoPacific Ethanol to Participate in the 12th Annual BMO Capital Markets Farm to Market Conference - GlobeNewswire (press release)
www.globenewswire.com - May 11 at 8:47 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoEdited Transcript of PEIX earnings conference call or presentation 10-May-17 3:00pm GMT
finance.yahoo.com - May 11 at 8:47 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoPacific Ethanol to Participate in the 12th Annual BMO Capital Markets Farm to Market Conference
finance.yahoo.com - May 11 at 8:47 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoPacific Ethanol Inc (PEIX) Stock Rating Lowered by Zacks Investment Research
www.americanbankingnews.com - May 11 at 8:26 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoPacific Ethanol Inc (PEIX) Issues Quarterly Earnings Results
www.americanbankingnews.com - May 10 at 7:40 PM
globenewswire.com logoPacific Ethanol Reports First Quarter 2017 Results - GlobeNewswire (press release)
globenewswire.com - May 10 at 7:23 PM
rttnews.com logoEARNINGS SUMMARY: Details of Pacific Ethanol, Inc. Q1 Earnings Report
www.rttnews.com - May 10 at 11:43 AM
americanbankingnews.com logo$429.54 Million in Sales Expected for Pacific Ethanol Inc (PEIX) This Quarter
www.americanbankingnews.com - May 10 at 9:46 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoPacific Ethanol Reports First Quarter 2017 Results
finance.yahoo.com - May 9 at 6:45 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoPacific Ethanol reports 1Q loss
finance.yahoo.com - May 9 at 6:45 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoZacks: Analysts Anticipate Pacific Ethanol Inc (PEIX) to Announce -$0.04 Earnings Per Share
www.americanbankingnews.com - May 8 at 8:14 PM
globenewswire.com logoPacific Ethanol to Release First Quarter 2017 Results Nasdaq:PEIX - GlobeNewswire (press release)
globenewswire.com - May 4 at 8:08 AM
nasdaq.com logoPacific Ethanol to Release First Quarter 2017 Results - Nasdaq
www.nasdaq.com - May 3 at 7:52 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoPacific Ethanol to Release First Quarter 2017 Results
finance.yahoo.com - May 3 at 7:52 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoETFs with exposure to Pacific Ethanol, Inc. : May 3, 2017
finance.yahoo.com - May 3 at 7:52 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoSomewhat Positive Press Coverage Very Likely to Impact Pacific Ethanol (PEIX) Share Price
www.americanbankingnews.com - May 2 at 7:52 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoPacific Ethanol (PEIX) Receiving Positive Media Coverage, Analysis Shows
www.americanbankingnews.com - April 28 at 12:09 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoFavorable Media Coverage Very Likely to Affect Pacific Ethanol (PEIX) Stock Price
www.americanbankingnews.com - April 21 at 8:14 PM
americanbankingnews.com logo Brokerages Expect Pacific Ethanol Inc (PEIX) Will Announce Quarterly Sales of $388.65 Million
www.americanbankingnews.com - April 19 at 9:29 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoPacific Ethanol (PEIX) Receives Daily News Impact Score of 0.22
www.americanbankingnews.com - April 18 at 2:48 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoPacific Ethanol Inc (PEIX) Expected to Post Earnings of -$0.04 Per Share
www.americanbankingnews.com - April 17 at 10:09 PM
bizjournals.com logoTechnical Roundup on Oil & Gas Stocks -- Ferrellgas, Pacific Ethanol, World Fuel, and NGL Energy
www.bizjournals.com - April 13 at 9:52 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoETFs with exposure to Pacific Ethanol, Inc. : April 10, 2017
finance.yahoo.com - April 10 at 6:43 PM
nasdaq.com logoHere's Why Pacific Ethanol Stock Slipped 18% in March
www.nasdaq.com - April 7 at 11:51 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoHere's Why Pacific Ethanol Stock Slipped 18% in March
finance.yahoo.com - April 7 at 11:51 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoQ1 2017 EPS Estimates for Pacific Ethanol Inc Decreased by Roth Capital (PEIX)
www.americanbankingnews.com - April 5 at 11:19 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoRoth Capital Analysts Lower Earnings Estimates for Pacific Ethanol Inc (PEIX)
www.americanbankingnews.com - April 4 at 12:52 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoPACIFIC ETHANOL, INC. Financials
finance.yahoo.com - March 21 at 6:59 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoRoth Capital Analysts Give Pacific Ethanol Inc (PEIX) a $12.00 Price Target
www.americanbankingnews.com - March 21 at 3:39 PM
biz.yahoo.com logoPACIFIC ETHANOL, INC. Files SEC form 10-K, Annual Report
biz.yahoo.com - March 15 at 7:22 PM
247wallst.com logoShort Interest Turns Higher on Solar, Alternative Energy Stocks
247wallst.com - March 10 at 9:07 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoZacks Investment Research Downgrades Pacific Ethanol Inc (PEIX) to Hold
www.americanbankingnews.com - March 8 at 11:54 PM
globenewswire.com logoPacific Ethanol to Present at the 29th Annual ROTH Conference - GlobeNewswire (press release)
globenewswire.com - March 8 at 3:53 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoPacific Ethanol to Present at the 29th Annual ROTH Conference
finance.yahoo.com - March 7 at 9:48 AM
rttnews.com logoEARNINGS SUMMARY: Details of Pacific Ethanol, Inc. Q4 Earnings Report
www.rttnews.com - March 1 at 7:22 PM
us.rd.yahoo.com logoPacific Ethanol Reports Fourth Quarter and Year-end 2016 Results
us.rd.yahoo.com - March 1 at 7:22 PM
us.rd.yahoo.com logo4:09 pm Pacific Ethanol beats by $0.09, beats on revs
us.rd.yahoo.com - March 1 at 7:22 PM
biz.yahoo.com logoPACIFIC ETHANOL, INC. Files SEC form 8-K, Results of Operations and Financial Condition, Financial Statements and Exh
us.rd.yahoo.com - March 1 at 7:22 PM
bizjournals.com logoOil & Gas Stocks Under Scanner -- CVR Refining, NGL Energy Partners, Pacific Ethanol, and Ultrapar Participacoes
www.bizjournals.com - March 1 at 10:15 AM
biz.yahoo.com logoQ4 2016 Pacific Ethanol Inc Earnings Release - After Market Close
biz.yahoo.com - March 1 at 10:15 AM
globenewswire.com logoPacific Ethanol to Release Fourth Quarter and Year-End 2016 Results - GlobeNewswire (press release)
globenewswire.com - February 24 at 8:14 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoPacific Ethanol to Release Fourth Quarter and Year-End 2016 Results
finance.yahoo.com - February 24 at 8:34 AM
globenewswire.com logoPacific Ethanol To Produce Cellulosic Ethanol at its Madera Plant - GlobeNewswire (press release)
www.globenewswire.com - February 16 at 6:45 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoPacific Ethanol To Produce Cellulosic Ethanol at its Madera Plant
finance.yahoo.com - February 16 at 6:45 PM
finance.yahoo.com logo8:32 am Pacific Ethanol enter into a technology licensing and purchase agreement to enable the production of cellulosic ethanol at its Madera, California plant using Edeniq's Pathway and Cellunator Technologies
finance.yahoo.com - February 16 at 6:45 PM
fool.com logoHere's Why Pacific Ethanol Stock Dropped 27.9% in January
www.fool.com - February 3 at 7:58 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoPacific Ethanol (PEIX) Is in Oversold Territory: What's Next?
finance.yahoo.com - January 30 at 7:51 PM

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