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: $241.84 million
  • Outstanding Shares: 43,972,000
Average Prices:
  • 50 Day Moving Avg: $4.98
  • 200 Day Moving Avg: $6.14
  • 52 Week Range: $4.15 - $10.95
P/E:
  • Trailing P/E Ratio: N/A
  • Foreward P/E Ratio: 10.00
  • P/E Growth: -0.72
Sales & Book Value:
  • Annual Revenue: $1.65 billion
  • Price / Sales: 0.15
  • Book Value: $8.38 per share
  • Price / Book: 0.66
Profitability:
  • EBIDTA: $32.65 million
  • Net Margins: -0.72%
  • Return on Equity: -3.02%
  • Return on Assets: -1.75%
Debt:
  • Debt-to-Equity Ratio: 0.50%
  • Current Ratio: 3.25%
  • Quick Ratio: 2.32%
Misc:
  • Average Volume: 678,152 shs.
  • Beta: 2.23
  • Short Ratio: 2.01
 

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) posted its earnings results on Wednesday, August, 2nd. The company reported ($0.22) earnings per share for the quarter, missing the Zacks' consensus estimate of ($0.04) by $0.18. The company had revenue of $405.20 million for the quarter, compared to analysts' expectations of $410.34 million. Pacific Ethanol had a negative net margin of 0.72% and a negative return on equity of 3.02%. The firm's quarterly revenue was down 4.2% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same period in the previous year, the firm earned $0.11 EPS. View Pacific Ethanol's Earnings History.

When will Pacific Ethanol make its next earnings announcement?

Pacific Ethanol is scheduled to release their next quarterly earnings announcement on Tuesday, October, 31st 2017. View Earnings Estimates for Pacific Ethanol.

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

3 brokers have issued twelve-month price objectives for Pacific Ethanol's stock. Their predictions range from $12.00 to $14.00. On average, they expect Pacific Ethanol's stock price to reach $13.00 in the next year. 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 institutional and retail investors. Top institutional shareholders include Candlewood Investment Group LP (7.45%), DnB Asset Management AS (5.42%), Dimensional Fund Advisors LP (5.15%), HighTower Advisors LLC (4.14%), Vanguard Group Inc. (3.91%) and Boston Partners (3.77%). 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 Cooper Creek Partners Management LLC, Wells Fargo & Company MN, LSV Asset Management, Tudor Investment Corp ET AL, Parametric Portfolio Associates LLC, Acadian Asset Management LLC, QS Investors LLC and Foundry Partners LLC. Company insiders that have sold Pacific Ethanol stock in the last year include Candlewood Investment Group, L, Christopher W Wright and Larry D Layne. View Insider Buying and Selling for Pacific Ethanol.

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

Pacific Ethanol's stock was bought by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including DnB Asset Management AS, Dimensional Fund Advisors LP, Candlewood Investment Group LP, Prudential Financial Inc., Kennedy Capital Management Inc., Russell Investments Group Ltd., OxFORD Asset Management LLP and AJO LP. 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.

What is Pacific Ethanol's stock price today?

One share of Pacific Ethanol stock can currently be purchased for approximately $5.50.


MarketBeat Community Rating for Pacific Ethanol (NASDAQ PEIX)
Community Ranking:  2.9 out of 5 (star star)
Outperform Votes:  120 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  85 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  205
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Analyst Ratings

Consensus Ratings for Pacific Ethanol (NASDAQ:PEIX) (How are Consensus Ratings Calculated?)
Ratings Breakdown: 3 Buy Ratings
Consensus Rating:Buy (Score: 3.00)
Consensus Price Target: $13.00 (136.36% upside)

Analysts' Ratings History for Pacific Ethanol (NASDAQ:PEIX)
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DateFirmActionRatingPrice TargetImpact on Share PriceDetails
8/4/2017HC WainwrightSet Price TargetBuy$14.00MediumView Rating Details
7/29/2017Cowen and CompanySet Price TargetBuy$13.00LowView Rating Details
3/20/2017Roth CapitalSet Price TargetBuy$12.00LowView 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 9/24/2015 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
10/31/2017N/AView Earnings Details
8/2/2017Q2 2017($0.04)($0.22)$410.34 million$405.20 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
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: $0.49
QuarterNumber of EstimatesLow EstimateHigh EstimateAverage Estimate
Q1 20171($0.21)($0.21)($0.21)
Q2 20172($0.04)$0.31$0.14
Q3 20172$0.18$0.44$0.31
Q4 20172$0.12$0.39$0.26
(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: 75.08%
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
finance.yahoo.com logoPacific Ethanol Refinances $47.5 Million in Secured Promissory Notes
finance.yahoo.com - September 19 at 6:25 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoPacific Ethanol, Inc. (PEIX) Given Consensus Rating of "Hold" by Analysts
www.americanbankingnews.com - September 18 at 2:44 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoPacific Ethanol, Inc. (PEIX) Stock Rating Lowered by ValuEngine
www.americanbankingnews.com - September 2 at 6:20 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoPacific Ethanol, Inc. (PEIX) Expected to Post Quarterly Sales of $434.03 Million
www.americanbankingnews.com - August 31 at 1:36 AM
americanbankingnews.com logo-$0.06 Earnings Per Share Expected for Pacific Ethanol, Inc. (PEIX) This Quarter
www.americanbankingnews.com - August 30 at 12:20 AM
247wallst.com logoShort Interest in Solar Stocks Ticks Higher, Mixed on Alternative Fuel Stocks
247wallst.com - August 25 at 9:57 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoPacific Ethanol, Inc. (PEIX) Receives Average Rating of "Buy" from Brokerages
www.americanbankingnews.com - August 24 at 2:32 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoPacific Ethanol, Inc. (NASDAQ:PEIX) Sees Large Decline in Short Interest
www.americanbankingnews.com - August 14 at 2:14 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoPacific Ethanol, Inc. (NASDAQ:PEIX) Expected to Post Earnings of $0.19 Per Share
www.americanbankingnews.com - August 11 at 3:14 PM
seekingalpha.com logoPacific Ethanol (PEIX) Presents At Jefferies 13th Annual Industrials Conference - Slideshow
seekingalpha.com - August 11 at 7:30 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoPacific Ethanol, Inc. (PEIX) Given a $14.00 Price Target by HC Wainwright Analysts
www.americanbankingnews.com - August 6 at 10:26 PM
seekingalpha.com logoPacific Ethanol's (PEIX) CEO Neil Koehler on Q2 2017 Results - Earnings Call Transcript - Seeking Alpha
seekingalpha.com - August 4 at 6:56 AM
seekingalpha.com logoPacific Ethanol's (PEIX) CEO Neil Koehler on Q2 2017 Results - Earnings Call Transcript - Seeking Alpha
seekingalpha.com - August 4 at 6:56 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoEdited Transcript of PEIX earnings conference call or presentation 3-Aug-17 3:00pm GMT
finance.yahoo.com - August 4 at 6:56 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoEdited Transcript of PEIX earnings conference call or presentation 3-Aug-17 3:00pm GMT
finance.yahoo.com - August 4 at 6:56 AM
globenewswire.com logoPacific Ethanol Reports Second Quarter 2017 Results - GlobeNewswire (press release)
globenewswire.com - August 3 at 6:48 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoPacific Ethanol Reports Second Quarter 2017 Results
finance.yahoo.com - August 3 at 6:48 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoPacific Ethanol reports 2Q loss
finance.yahoo.com - August 3 at 6:48 AM
globenewswire.com logoPacific Ethanol to Present at the Jefferies Industrials Conference - GlobeNewswire (press release)
globenewswire.com - August 2 at 5:40 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoPacific Ethanol to Present at the Jefferies Industrials Conference
finance.yahoo.com - August 1 at 4:20 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoCowen and Company Analysts Give Pacific Ethanol, Inc. (NASDAQ:PEIX) a $13.00 Price Target
www.americanbankingnews.com - July 30 at 11:18 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoPacific Ethanol, Inc. (PEIX) Receives Average Rating of "Hold" from Brokerages
www.americanbankingnews.com - July 30 at 10:42 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoPacific Ethanol to Release Second Quarter 2017 Results
finance.yahoo.com - July 28 at 6:41 AM
americanbankingnews.com logo Brokerages Anticipate Pacific Ethanol, Inc. (NASDAQ:PEIX) Will Post Quarterly Sales of $422.28 Million
www.americanbankingnews.com - July 26 at 1:01 PM
americanbankingnews.com logo$0.04 Earnings Per Share Expected for Pacific Ethanol, Inc. (PEIX) This Quarter
www.americanbankingnews.com - July 24 at 9:51 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoShort Interest in Pacific Ethanol, Inc. (PEIX) Grows By 57.3%
www.americanbankingnews.com - July 16 at 7:22 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoPacific Ethanol, Inc. (PEIX) Forecasted to Post Q2 2017 Earnings of ($0.04) Per Share
www.americanbankingnews.com - July 3 at 7:58 AM
americanbankingnews.com logo$422.28 Million in Sales Expected for Pacific Ethanol, Inc. (PEIX) This Quarter
www.americanbankingnews.com - June 30 at 3:20 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoPacific Ethanol, Inc. (PEIX) PT Set at $14.00 by HC Wainwright
www.americanbankingnews.com - June 28 at 11:02 PM
bizjournals.com logoPacific Ethanol paying $76 million for biorefinery that makes fuel ... - Sacramento Business Journal
www.bizjournals.com - June 28 at 4:18 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoZacks: Brokerages Expect Pacific Ethanol, Inc. (PEIX) to Post $0.03 EPS
www.americanbankingnews.com - June 28 at 8:02 AM
benzinga.com logoA Peek Into The Markets: US Stock Futures Decline Ahead Of Fed Speakers, Economic Data - Benzinga
www.benzinga.com - June 27 at 7:17 PM
prnewswire.com logoTechnical Insights on Oil and Gas Refining & Marketing Stocks -- Sunoco, Pacific Ethanol, Alon USA Energy, and CVR ... - PR Newswire (press release)
www.prnewswire.com - June 27 at 7:17 PM
globenewswire.com logoPacific Ethanol to Acquire Illinois Corn Processing - GlobeNewswire (press release)
globenewswire.com - June 27 at 7:17 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoPacific Ethanol paying $76 million for biorefinery that makes fuel, booze
finance.yahoo.com - June 27 at 7:17 PM
feeds.benzinga.com logoPacific Ethanol to Acquire Illinois Corn Processing
feeds.benzinga.com - June 27 at 7:55 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoETFs with exposure to Pacific Ethanol, Inc. : June 22, 2017
finance.yahoo.com - June 23 at 9:01 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoPacific Ethanol, Inc. :PEIX-US: Earnings Analysis: Q1, 2017 By the Numbers : June 21, 2017
finance.yahoo.com - June 22 at 8:40 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoHere's Why Pacific Ethanol Stock Dropped 13.2% in May
finance.yahoo.com - June 5 at 7:48 PM
americanbankingnews.com logo$427.95 Million in Sales Expected for Pacific Ethanol Inc (PEIX) This Quarter
www.americanbankingnews.com - June 4 at 10:32 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoPacific Ethanol Inc (PEIX) Downgraded to "Sell" at ValuEngine
www.americanbankingnews.com - June 3 at 5:40 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoZacks: Analysts Expect Pacific Ethanol Inc (PEIX) to Post $0.03 EPS
www.americanbankingnews.com - June 2 at 9:50 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoPacific Ethanol Inc (PEIX) Short Interest Update
www.americanbankingnews.com - May 31 at 12:00 PM
globenewswire.com logoPacific Ethanol to Participate in Two Upcoming Investor Conferences - GlobeNewswire (press release)
www.globenewswire.com - May 26 at 8:32 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoPacific Ethanol to Participate in Two Upcoming Investor Conferences
finance.yahoo.com - May 26 at 5:51 AM
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

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