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

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$1.41 -0.07 (-4.73 %)
(As of 12/12/2018 06:58 AM ET)
Previous Close$1.48
Today's Range$1.36 - $1.58
52-Week Range$1.36 - $4.80
Volume403,625 shs
Average Volume593,823 shs
Market Capitalization$70.86 million
P/E Ratio-1.66
Dividend YieldN/A
Pacific 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
Current SymbolNASDAQ:PEIX
Previous Symbol


Debt-to-Equity Ratio0.61
Current Ratio1.94
Quick Ratio1.39


Trailing P/E Ratio-1.66
Forward P/E Ratio-1.53
P/E GrowthN/A

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$1.63 billion
Price / Sales0.04
Cash Flow$0.0999 per share
Price / Cash Flow14.12
Book Value$8.73 per share
Price / Book0.16


EPS (Most Recent Fiscal Year)($0.85)
Net Income$-34,960,000.00
Net Margins-2.66%
Return on Equity-11.39%
Return on Assets-5.86%


Outstanding Shares45,720,000
Market Cap$70.86 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) announced its quarterly earnings results on Wednesday, October, 31st. The oil and gas company reported ($0.18) earnings per share for the quarter, missing analysts' consensus estimates of ($0.13) by $0.05. The oil and gas company had revenue of $370.41 million for the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $404.30 million. Pacific Ethanol had a negative net margin of 2.66% and a negative return on equity of 11.39%. 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 Wednesday, February 27th 2019. View Earnings Estimates for Pacific Ethanol.

What price target have analysts set for PEIX?

2 Wall Street analysts have issued twelve-month price objectives for Pacific Ethanol's shares. Their forecasts range from $5.00 to $8.00. On average, they anticipate Pacific Ethanol's stock price to reach $6.50 in the next twelve months. This suggests a possible upside of 361.0% 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.

What are Wall Street analysts saying about Pacific Ethanol stock?

Here are some recent quotes from research analysts about Pacific Ethanol stock:
  • 1. According to Zacks Investment Research, "Pacific Ethanol, Inc. is currently in the business of marketing ethanol in the Western United States through Kinergy Marketing, a wholly-owned subsidiary of the Company and the largest West Coast-based marketer of renewable fuels. The Company intends, in the near future, to construct an ethanol production facility at its Madera County, California, site. " (11/3/2018)
  • 2. HC Wainwright analysts commented, "We are projecting 2018 revenues of approximately $1,659.0M for PEIX. We have assumed overall capacity utilization of approximately 93% during the next few quarters, and are projecting approximately 95% capacity utilization during 2019 and beyond. We are projecting the topline to reach over $2.0B during 2022. We expect the company to fully realize cost savings related to synergies from the ICP acquisition during 2H18." (10/10/2018)

Has Pacific Ethanol been receiving favorable news coverage?

Media headlines about PEIX stock have trended somewhat negative recently, according to InfoTrie Sentiment Analysis. InfoTrie identifies negative and positive media coverage by monitoring more than six thousand news and blog sources. The firm ranks coverage of companies on a scale of negative five to five, with scores nearest to five being the most favorable. Pacific Ethanol earned a media sentiment score of -1.3 on InfoTrie's scale. They also gave news coverage about the oil and gas company a news buzz of 3.0 out of 10, meaning that recent media coverage is unlikely to have an effect on the stock's share price in the next few days.

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)

Who are Pacific Ethanol's major shareholders?

Pacific Ethanol's stock is owned by many different of institutional and retail investors. Top institutional investors include Dimensional Fund Advisors LP (7.42%), BlackRock Inc. (7.21%), Vanguard Group Inc. (4.49%), Foundry Partners LLC (2.49%), Fuller & Thaler Asset Management Inc. (2.03%) and Systematic Financial Management LP (1.41%). 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 Man Group plc, BlackRock Inc., ClariVest Asset Management LLC, Nordea Investment Management AB, Bridgeway Capital Management Inc., Vanguard Group Inc., Acadian Asset Management LLC and GSA Capital Partners LLP. 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 Systematic Financial Management LP, Renaissance Technologies LLC, Fuller & Thaler Asset Management Inc. and Dimensional Fund Advisors LP. 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 $1.41.

How big of a company is Pacific Ethanol?

Pacific Ethanol has a market capitalization of $70.86 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.

What is Pacific Ethanol's official website?

The official website for Pacific Ethanol is

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:  236 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  172 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  408
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 12/12/2018 by Staff

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