Pacific Ethanol Company Profile (NASDAQ:PEIX)

About Pacific Ethanol

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
  • Exchange: NASDAQ
  • Symbol: PEIX
  • CUSIP:
Key Metrics:
  • Previous Close: $7.55
  • 50 Day Moving Average: $7.76
  • 200 Day Moving Average: $7.62
  • 52-Week Range: $3.47 - $10.95
  • Trailing P/E Ratio: N/A
  • Foreward P/E Ratio: 8.54
  • P/E Growth: -5.89
  • Market Cap: $328.12M
  • Outstanding Shares: 43,174,000
  • Beta: 2.14
Profitability:
  • 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%
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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 (51.32% upside)

Analysts' Ratings History for Pacific Ethanol (NASDAQ:PEIX)
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DateFirmActionRatingPrice TargetDetails
2/6/2017Roth CapitalSet Price TargetBuy$12.00View Rating Details
5/24/2016HC WainwrightReiterated RatingBuyView Rating Details
5/24/2016Rodman & RenshawInitiated CoverageBuy$11.00View Rating Details
1/15/2016Craig HallumLower Price TargetBuy$12.00 -> $9.00View Rating Details
(Data available from 2/25/2015 forward)

Earnings

Earnings History for Pacific Ethanol (NASDAQ:PEIX)
DateQuarterConsensus EstimateActual EPSRevenue EstimateActual RevenueRelease LinkConference CallDetails
3/7/2017        
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)
Current Year EPS Consensus Estimate: $-0.09 EPS
Next Year EPS Consensus Estimate: $0.89 EPS
QuarterNumber of EstimatesLow EstimateHigh EstimateAverage Estimate
Q1 20162($0.21)($0.06)($0.14)
Q2 20162($0.06)$0.01($0.03)
Q3 20162$0.13$0.18$0.16
Q4 20162$0.11$0.20$0.16
Q1 20171$0.11$0.11$0.11
Q2 20171$0.32$0.32$0.32
Q3 20171$0.41$0.41$0.41
Q4 20171$0.28$0.28$0.28
(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 History for Pacific Ethanol (NASDAQ:PEIX)
Insider Ownership Percentage: 3.10%
Institutional Ownership Percentage: 67.52%
Transaction DateInsider NameTitleBuy/SellNumber of SharesAverage Share PriceTotal TransactionDetails
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

Latest Headlines for Pacific Ethanol (NASDAQ:PEIX)
DateHeadline
News IconInvestor Sphere: Keeping an Eye on Levels for Pacific Ethanol Inc (PEIX) - Davidson Register (NASDAQ:PEIX)
davidsonregister.com - February 24 at 8:14 PM
News IconABR Of Pacific Ethanol, Inc. (NASDAQ:PEIX) Stock At 1 - Stock Observer (NASDAQ:PEIX)
www.thestockobserver.com - February 24 at 8:14 PM
globenewswire.com logoPacific Ethanol to Release Fourth Quarter and Year-End 2016 Results - GlobeNewswire (press release) (NASDAQ:PEIX)
globenewswire.com - February 24 at 8:14 PM
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finance.yahoo.com - February 24 at 8:34 AM
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baxternewsreview.com - February 23 at 7:16 PM
News IconPacific Ethanol, Inc. (NASDAQ:PEIX) Mean Price Target At $12.75 - Transcript Daily (NASDAQ:PEIX)
transcriptdaily.com - February 23 at 7:16 PM
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rivesjournal.com - February 22 at 7:16 PM
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winfieldreview.com - February 22 at 9:16 AM
realistinvestor.com logoMean Rating Of Pacific Ethanol, Inc. (NASDAQ:PEIX) At $1 - RealistInvestor.com (NASDAQ:PEIX)
www.realistinvestor.com - February 22 at 9:16 AM
News IconPacific Ethanol, Inc. (NASDAQ:PEIX) Target Price At $12.75 - Transcript Daily (NASDAQ:PEIX)
transcriptdaily.com - February 20 at 6:27 PM
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bvnewsjournal.com - February 17 at 8:06 AM
News IconPacific Ethanol to make ethanol from cellulose at two plants (NASDAQ:PEIX)
www.centralvalleybusinesstimes.com - February 16 at 6:45 PM
News IconPacific Ethanol to make ethanol from cellulose at two plants (NASDAQ:PEIX)
www.centralvalleybusinesstimes.com - February 16 at 6:45 PM
News IconPacific Ethanol, Inc. (NASDAQ:PEIX) Projected to Achieve EPS Of $0.2 - Stock Observer (NASDAQ:PEIX)
www.thestockobserver.com - February 16 at 6:45 PM
globenewswire.com logoPacific Ethanol To Produce Cellulosic Ethanol at its Madera Plant - GlobeNewswire (press release) (NASDAQ:PEIX)
www.globenewswire.com - February 16 at 6:45 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoPacific Ethanol To Produce Cellulosic Ethanol at its Madera Plant (NASDAQ:PEIX)
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 (NASDAQ:PEIX)
finance.yahoo.com - February 16 at 6:45 PM
realistinvestor.com logoPacific Ethanol, Inc. (NASDAQ:PEIX) Mean Rating At $1 - RealistInvestor.com (NASDAQ:PEIX)
www.realistinvestor.com - February 14 at 11:17 PM
News IconPacific Ethanol, Inc. (NASDAQ:PEIX) Price Target Set At $12.75 - Transcript Daily (NASDAQ:PEIX)
transcriptdaily.com - February 14 at 11:17 PM
News IconEPS Forecast Of Pacific Ethanol, Inc. (NASDAQ:PEIX) Set At $0.28 - Transcript Daily (NASDAQ:PEIX)
transcriptdaily.com - February 13 at 9:25 AM
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News IconPacific Ethanol, Inc. (NASDAQ:PEIX) Price Target At $12.75 - Transcript Daily (NASDAQ:PEIX)
transcriptdaily.com - February 11 at 1:11 AM
News IconPacific Ethanol, Inc. (NASDAQ:PEIX) Projected EPS At $0.2 - Stock Observer (NASDAQ:PEIX)
www.thestockobserver.com - February 10 at 2:01 AM
News IconConsensus Price Of Pacific Ethanol, Inc. (NASDAQ:PEIX) Set At $12 - Transcript Daily (NASDAQ:PEIX)
transcriptdaily.com - February 5 at 8:46 AM
fool.com logoHere's Why Pacific Ethanol Stock Dropped 27.9% in January (NASDAQ:PEIX)
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What is Pacific Ethanol's stock symbol?

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

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

3 equities research analysts have issued twelve-month target prices for Pacific Ethanol's stock. Their forecasts range from $11.00 to $12.00. On average, they anticipate Pacific Ethanol's share price to reach $11.50 in the next year.

When will Pacific Ethanol announce their earnings?

Pacific Ethanol is scheduled to release their next quarterly earnings announcement on Tuesday, March, 7th 2017.

Who owns Pacific Ethanol stock?

Pacific Ethanol's stock is owned by a variety of of institutional and retail investors. Top institutional shareholders include Candlewood Investment Group, LP (18.00%), Dimensional Fund Advisors LP (2.44%), State Street Corp (1.61%), Systematic Financial Management LP (0.48%), Russell Investments Group Ltd. (0.41%) and Franklin Resources Inc. (0.35%). 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.

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 State Board of Administration of Florida Retirement System. 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.

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

Pacific Ethanol's stock was purchased by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Dimensional Fund Advisors LP, Systematic Financial Management LP, Russell Investments Group Ltd., GSA Capital Partners LLP, FNY Partners Fund LP, Numeric Investors LLC, A.R.T. Advisors LLC and State Street Corp. 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.

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 $7.60.

Pacific Ethanol (NASDAQ:PEIX) Chart for Saturday, February, 25, 2017


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Dividend Payments by Quarter for Pacific Ethanol (NASDAQ:PEIX)

Last Updated on 2/25/2017 by MarketBeat.com Staff