NASDAQ:PEIX - Pacific Ethanol Stock Price, News, & Analysis

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$1.95 +0.05 (+2.63 %)
(As of 08/21/2018 11:54 AM ET)
Previous Close$1.95
Today's Range$1.95 - $2.00
52-Week Range$1.90 - $6.05
Volume12,423 shs
Average Volume364,169 shs
Market Capitalization$92.16 million
P/E Ratio-2.29
Dividend YieldN/A
Pacific Ethanol logoPacific Ethanol, Inc. produces and markets low-carbon renewable fuels in the United States. The company operates in two segments, Production and Marketing. It produces and markets ethanol; specialty alcohols; and co-products, such as wet distillers grains, dry distillers grains with solubles, wet and dry corn gluten feed, condensed distillers solubles, corn gluten meal, corn germ, corn oil, distillers yeast, and CO2, as well as markets ethanol produced by third parties. The company also offers ethanol transportation, storage, and delivery services through third-party service providers. It sells ethanol to integrated oil companies and gasoline marketers; distillers grains and other feed co-products to dairies and feedlots; and corn oil to poultry and biodiesel customers. The company owns and operates nine ethanol production facilities in the Western states of California, Oregon, and Idaho; and in the Midwestern states of Illinois and Nebraska. Pacific Ethanol, Inc. was founded in 2003 and is headquartered in Sacramento, California.

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Industry, Sector and Symbol

Stock Exchange NASDAQ
Industry Industrial organic chemicals


Debt-to-Equity Ratio0.66
Current Ratio2.21
Quick Ratio1.54


Trailing P/E Ratio-2.29
Forward P/E Ratio-4.43
P/E GrowthN/A

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$1.63 billion
Price / Sales0.05
Cash Flow$0.1044 per share
Price / Cash18.68
Book Value$8.73 per share
Price / Book0.22


EPS (Most Recent Fiscal Year)($0.85)
Net Income$-34,960,000.00
Net Margins-2.09%
Return on Equity-9.12%
Return on Assets-4.77%


Outstanding Shares44,950,000
Market Cap$92.16 million

Pacific Ethanol (NASDAQ:PEIX) Frequently Asked Questions

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) issued its quarterly earnings results on Wednesday, August, 8th. The oil and gas company reported ($0.31) earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, missing the Thomson Reuters' consensus estimate of ($0.19) by $0.12. The oil and gas company had revenue of $410.52 million for the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $434.65 million. Pacific Ethanol had a negative return on equity of 9.12% and a negative net margin of 2.09%. View Pacific Ethanol's Earnings History.

When is Pacific Ethanol's next earnings date?

Pacific Ethanol is scheduled to release their next quarterly earnings announcement on Tuesday, November, 6th 2018. View Earnings Estimates for Pacific Ethanol.

What price target have analysts set for PEIX?

2 Wall Street analysts have issued 1 year price objectives for Pacific Ethanol's shares. Their predictions range from $7.00 to $14.00. On average, they anticipate Pacific Ethanol's stock price to reach $10.50 in the next year. This suggests a possible upside of 438.5% from the stock's current price. View Analyst Price Targets for Pacific Ethanol.

What is the consensus analysts' recommendation for Pacific Ethanol?

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

Who are some of Pacific Ethanol's key competitors?

Who are Pacific Ethanol's key executives?

Pacific Ethanol's management team includes the folowing people:
  • Mr. William L. Jones, Founder & Chairman (Age 68)
  • Mr. Neil M. Koehler, Founder, CEO, Pres & Director (Age 60)
  • Mr. Bryon T. McGregor, Chief Financial Officer (Age 54)
  • Mr. Michael D. Kandris, COO & Director (Age 70)
  • Mr. Christopher W. Wright, VP, Gen. Counsel and Sec. (Age 65)

Has Pacific Ethanol been receiving favorable news coverage?

Media coverage about PEIX stock has trended somewhat positive on Tuesday, Accern reports. The research group identifies negative and positive news coverage by analyzing more than twenty million blog and news sources in real time. Accern ranks coverage of companies on a scale of negative one to one, with scores nearest to one being the most favorable. Pacific Ethanol earned a news impact score of 0.18 on Accern's scale. They also gave media headlines about the oil and gas company an impact score of 46.38 out of 100, meaning that recent news coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an effect on the stock's share price in the next few days. View Recent Headlines for Pacific Ethanol.

Who are Pacific Ethanol's major shareholders?

Pacific Ethanol's stock is owned by a number of of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional shareholders include BlackRock Inc. (7.73%), Dimensional Fund Advisors LP (7.63%), DnB Asset Management AS (5.53%), Candlewood Investment Group LP (3.84%), Foundry Partners LLC (2.62%) and Millennium Management LLC (1.37%). Company insiders that own Pacific Ethanol stock include Bryon T Mcgregor, Candlewood Investment Group, L, Christopher W Wright, Larry D Layne, Michael D Kandris, Neil M Koehler, Paul Koehler and William L Jones. View Institutional Ownership Trends for Pacific Ethanol.

Which institutional investors are selling Pacific Ethanol stock?

PEIX stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including BlackRock Inc., DnB Asset Management AS, Bank of New York Mellon Corp, Royce & Associates LP and Algert Global LLC. View Insider Buying and Selling for Pacific Ethanol.

Which institutional investors are buying Pacific Ethanol stock?

PEIX stock was acquired by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Millennium Management LLC, Candlewood Investment Group LP, Dimensional Fund Advisors LP, Acadian Asset Management LLC, Paloma Partners Management Co, GSA Capital Partners LLP, LMR Partners LLP and Renaissance Technologies LLC. Company insiders that have bought Pacific Ethanol stock in the last two years include Bryon T Mcgregor, Larry D Layne, Michael D Kandris, Neil M Koehler and Paul Koehler. View Insider Buying and Selling for Pacific Ethanol.

How do I buy shares of Pacific Ethanol?

Shares of PEIX 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 Pacific Ethanol's stock price today?

One share of PEIX stock can currently be purchased for approximately $1.95.

How big of a company is Pacific Ethanol?

Pacific Ethanol has a market capitalization of $92.16 million and generates $1.63 billion in revenue each year. The oil and gas company earns $-34,960,000.00 in net income (profit) each year or ($0.85) on an earnings per share basis. Pacific Ethanol employs 560 workers across the globe.

How can I contact Pacific Ethanol?

Pacific Ethanol's mailing address is 400 CAPITOL MALL SUITE 2060, SACRAMENTO CA, 95814. The oil and gas company can be reached via phone at 916-403-2123 or via email at [email protected]

MarketBeat Community Rating for Pacific Ethanol (NASDAQ PEIX)

Community Ranking:  2.9 out of 5 (star star)
Outperform Votes:  221 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  163 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  384
MarketBeat's community ratings are surveys of what our community members think about Pacific Ethanol and other stocks. Vote "Outperform" if you believe PEIX will outperform the S&P 500 over the long term. Vote "Underperform" if you believe PEIX will underperform the S&P 500 over the long term. You may vote once every thirty days.
This page was last updated on 8/21/2018 by Staff

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