Green Plains Inc. (NASDAQ:GPRE) saw a downside of -0.29% to close Monday at $34.93 after subtracting -$0.1 on the day. The 5-day average trading volume is 758,820 shares of the company’s common stock. It has gained $37.72 in the past week. An average of 1,120,280 shares of the company has been traded in the last 20 days, and the 50-day average volume stands at 1,170,760.
GPRE’s 1-month performance is -1.61% or -$0.57 on its low of $31.13 reached on 09/23/21. The company’s shares have touched a 52-week low of $11.91 and high of $38.53, with the stock’s rally to the 52-week high happening on 08/11/21. YTD, GPRE has achieved 165.22% or $21.76. However, the current price is down -9.34%% from the 52-week high price.
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On Jun 23, 111 days have gone by since the last insider trading activity for Green Plains Inc. (GPRE). Kolomaya Paul E (Chief Accounting Officer) most recently sold 1,500 shares at $33.50 per share on Jun 23. This transaction cost the insider $50,250. Chief Legal and Admin Officer, MAPES MICHELLE, sold 1,800 shares at a price of $34.25 on Jun 15. Then, on Jun 07, Director Peterson Brian sold 35,000 shares at a price of $32.48 per share. This transaction amounted to $1,136,821.
Green Plains Inc. (GPRE) has a trailing price-to-earnings (P/E) ratio of 17.00 for the broader industry and 13.47 for the sector. The company’s PE ratio for the last five years has touched a high of 317.50 and a low of 13.13. GPRE stock has a beta of 1.71. Moving on to other valuation ratios, the trailing price-to-sales (P/S) ratio is 0.84 while the price-to-book (PB) in the most recent quarter is 1.84.
Green Plains Inc.’s quick ratio for the period ended June 29 was 2.00, with the current ratio over the same period at 2.80 meaning that GPRE stock is able to fulfill its debt obligations. As well, the company’s long term debt to equity for the quarter ending June 29 was 0.62, while the total debt to equity was 0.83. In terms of profitability, the gross margin trailing 12 months is 9.80%. The trailing 12-month EBITDA margin is -1.37% while for the period ending June 29; Green Plains Inc.’s operating margin was 0.60%. The firm’s gross profit as reported stood at $85.43 million against revenue of $1.92 billion.
For the quarterly period ending June 29 this year, Net income and sales went up compared to those figures reported in the previous quarter. Analysts expected GPRE to announce -$0.21 per share in earnings in its latest quarter, but it posted $0.2, representing a 195.20% surprise. EBITDA for the quarter stood at more than $53.77 million. GPRE stock balance sheet for the quarter ending June 29 shows that total liabilities totaled 987.72 million, with total debt at $783.53 million. Shareholders hold equity totaling $48.19 million
Let’s look briefly at Green Plains Inc. (GPRE) price momentum from a technical analysis perspective. The 9-day relative strength index as at close on 11 October was 56.61% to suggest the stock is trending Neutral, with historical volatility in this time period at 45.54%.
The stock’s 5-day moving average is $34.48, reflecting a +2.46% or $0.84 change from its current price. GPRE is currently trading -3.16% above its 20-day SMA, +20.45% above its 100-day SMA. However, the stock’s current price level is away from the SMA50 and SMA200 by -1.22% and +152.38% respectively.
Stochastic %K and %D was 72.63% and 67.90% and the average true range (ATR) pointed at 1.87. The RSI (14) points at 53.41%, while the 14-day stochastic is at 57.66% with the period’s ATR at 1.89. The stock’s 9-day MACD Oscillator is pointing at 0.68 and 1.33 on the 14-day charts.
In the most recent analyst report for Green Plains Inc. (NASDAQ: GPRE), Evercore ISI launched coverage with an In-line rating. Analysts offering their rating for GPRE stock have a consensus rating for the stock as Buy. Currently, 0 brokerage advisors rate GPRE as a “sell,”, while 1 advise that investors “Hold.” 0 analysts have rated the stock as underweight. 0 rates the stock as overweight while 9 have offered a “buy” rating.
What is GPRE’s price target for the next 12 months?
Analysts have a consensus price target ranging from a low of $42.00 and a high of $55.00, with their median price target at $44.00. Looking at these predictions, the average price target given by analysts is for Green Plains Inc. (GPRE) stock is $46.10.