A glimpse at Green Plains Inc.’s potential climb to old highs

In the latest session, Green Plains Inc. (NASDAQ: GPRE) closed at $31.50 down -2.08% from its previous closing price of $32.17. In other words, the price has decreased by -$0.67 from its previous closing price. On the day, 1339535 shares were traded. GPRE stock price reached its highest trading level at $32.08 during the session, while it also had its lowest trading level at $30.52.

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For a deeper understanding of Green Plains Inc.’s stock, let’s take a closer look at its various ratios. For the most recent quarter (mrq), Quick Ratio is recorded 1.30 and its Current Ratio is at 1.90. In the meantime, Its Debt-to-Equity ratio is 0.70 whereas as Long-Term Debt/Eq ratio is at 0.54.

Upgrades & Downgrades

In addition, analysts’ ratings and any changes thereto give investors an idea of the stock’s future direction. In the most recent recommendation for the company, Stephens on January 17, 2023, Downgraded its rating to Equal-Weight and sets its target price to $37 from $40 previously.

On December 14, 2022, UBS started tracking the stock assigning a Buy rating and target price of $45.

BMO Capital Markets Downgraded its Outperform to Market Perform on October 24, 2022, whereas the target price for the stock was revised from $45 to $31.

Insider Transactions:

Additionally, insider trades can be beneficial to investors who want to learn what the management thinks about stock prices in the future. A recent insider transaction in this stock occurred on Dec 06 when STARK JAMES E bought 787 shares for $31.85 per share. The transaction valued at 25,066 led to the insider holds 11,184 shares of the business.

Valuation Measures:

For the stock, the TTM Price-to-Sale (P/S) ratio is 0.52 while its Price-to-Book (P/B) ratio in mrq is 2.03.

Stock Price History:

Over the past 52 weeks, GPRE has reached a high of $41.25, while it has fallen to a 52-week low of $26.09. The 50-Day Moving Average of the stock is 33.05, while the 200-Day Moving Average is calculated to be 32.51.

Shares Statistics:

For the past three months, GPRE has traded an average of 808.19K shares per day and 834.4k over the past ten days. A total of 58.51M shares are outstanding, with a floating share count of 57.33M. Shares short for GPRE as of Jan 30, 2023 were 7.92M with a Short Ratio of 8.39M, compared to 8.93M on Dec 29, 2022. Therefore, it implies a Short% of Shares Outstanding of 13.36% and a Short% of Float of 16.90%.

Earnings Estimates

There are 8 different market analysts currently analyzing its stock. On average, analysts expect EPS of -$0.22 for the current quarter, with a high estimate of $0.09 and a low estimate of -$0.7, while EPS last year was -$1.16. The consensus estimate for the next quarter is $0.22, with high estimates of $0.45 and low estimates of -$0.1.

Analysts are recommending an EPS of between $1.3 and $0.27 for the fiscal current year, implying an average EPS of $0.8. EPS for the following year is $2.47, with 8 analysts recommending between $3.34 and $1.82.

Revenue Estimates

A total of 8 analysts believe the company’s revenue will be $852.79M this quarter.It ranges from a high estimate of $933.21M to a low estimate of $792.33M. As of the current estimate, Green Plains Inc.’s year-ago sales were $781.43M, an estimated increase of 9.10% from the year-ago figure. For the next quarter, 8 analysts are estimating revenue of $892.3M, a decrease of -11.90% less than the figure of $9.10% in the same quarter last year. There is a high estimate of $946.2M for the next quarter, whereas the lowest estimate is $798.22M.

A total of 9 analysts have provided revenue estimates for GPRE’s current fiscal year. The highest revenue estimate was $3.73B, while the lowest revenue estimate was $2.51B, resulting in an average revenue estimate of $3.38B. In the same quarter a year ago, actual revenue was $3.07B, up 10.00% from the average estimate. Based on 8 analysts’ estimates, the company’s revenue will be $3.31B in the next fiscal year. The high estimate is $3.72B and the low estimate is $2.71B. The average revenue growth estimate for next year is down -1.90% from the average revenue estimate for this year.