NASDAQ:PEIX - Pacific Ethanol Stock Price, Price Target & More

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$2.45 -0.02 (-0.81 %)
(As of 07/15/2018 04:00 PM ET)
Previous Close$2.45
Today's Range$2.45 - $2.50
52-Week Range$2.30 - $7.50
Volume194,059 shs
Average Volume903,059 shs
Market Capitalization$107.33 million
P/E Ratio-2.88
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 Ratio0.61
Current Ratio2.24
Quick Ratio1.51


Trailing P/E Ratio-2.88
Forward P/E Ratio-9.80
P/E GrowthN/A

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$1.63 billion
Price / Sales0.07
Cash Flow$0.1098 per share
Price / Cash22.32
Book Value$8.73 per share
Price / Book0.28


EPS (Most Recent Fiscal Year)($0.85)
Net Income$-34,960,000.00
Net Margins-1.83%
Return on Equity-7.78%
Return on Assets-4.22%


Outstanding Shares43,810,000
Market Cap$107.33

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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) released its quarterly earnings results on Friday, May, 11th. The oil and gas company reported ($0.19) EPS for the quarter, topping the consensus estimate of ($0.29) by $0.10. The oil and gas company earned $400.03 million during the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $411.18 million. Pacific Ethanol had a negative return on equity of 7.78% and a negative net margin of 1.83%. 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, July, 31st 2018. View Earnings Estimates for Pacific Ethanol.

What price target have analysts set for PEIX?

3 analysts have issued 12-month target prices for Pacific Ethanol's stock. Their forecasts range from $7.00 to $14.00. On average, they expect Pacific Ethanol's stock price to reach $11.3333 in the next year. This suggests a possible upside of 362.6% from the stock's current price. View Analyst Ratings for Pacific Ethanol.

What is the consensus analysts' recommendation for Pacific Ethanol?

3 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Pacific Ethanol in the last year. There are currently 3 buy ratings for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Buy."

Are investors shorting Pacific Ethanol?

Pacific Ethanol saw a decline in short interest in June. As of June 29th, there was short interest totalling 767,280 shares, a decline of 64.5% from the June 15th total of 2,162,454 shares. Based on an average trading volume of 1,467,589 shares, the days-to-cover ratio is presently 0.5 days. Approximately 1.8% of the company's stock are short sold. View Pacific Ethanol's Current Options Chain.

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?

News coverage about PEIX stock has been trending somewhat positive recently, Accern reports. Accern identifies negative and positive news coverage by reviewing more than twenty million blog and news sources. Accern ranks coverage of publicly-traded companies on a scale of negative one to positive one, with scores nearest to one being the most favorable. Pacific Ethanol earned a coverage optimism score of 0.07 on Accern's scale. They also assigned news headlines about the oil and gas company an impact score of 47.53 out of 100, indicating that recent news coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an effect on the company's share price in the next several days.

Who are Pacific Ethanol's major shareholders?

Pacific Ethanol's stock is owned by many different of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional investors include DnB Asset Management AS (5.53%). Company insiders that own Pacific Ethanol stock include Bryon T Mcgregor, Candlewood Investment Group, L, Christopher W Wright, John L Prince, Larry D Layne, Michael D Kandris, Neil M Koehler, Paul Koehler and William L Jones. View Institutional Ownership Trends for Pacific Ethanol.

Which major investors are selling Pacific Ethanol stock?

PEIX stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including DnB Asset Management AS. 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 $2.45.

How big of a company is Pacific Ethanol?

Pacific Ethanol has a market capitalization of $107.33 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:  199 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  147 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  346
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 7/15/2018 by Staff

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