Green Plains Inc. (NASDAQ:GPRE) went up by 1.21% from its latest closing price compared to the recent 1-year high of $44.27. The company’s stock price has collected 0.36% of gains in the last five trading sessions. Press Release reported on 11/23/21 that Green Plains Announces Groundbreaking at Obion Protein Technology Installation
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Plus, the 36-month beta value for GPRE is at 1.74. Opinions of the stock are interesting as 9 analysts out of 10 who provided ratings for Green Plains Inc. declared the stock was a “buy,” while 0 rated the stock as “overweight,” 1 rated it as “hold,” and 0 as “sell.”
The average price from analysts is $49.80, which is $10.76 above the current price. GPRE currently public float of 46.27M and currently shorts hold a 19.55% ratio of that float. Today, the average trading volume of GPRE was 952.91K shares.
GPRE’s Market Performance
GPRE stocks went up by 0.36% for the week, with a monthly jump of 9.28% and a quarterly performance of 16.94%, while its annual performance rate touched 143.96%. The volatility ratio for the week stands at 4.63% while the volatility levels for the past 30 days are set at 4.96% for Green Plains Inc.. The simple moving average for the period of the last 20 days is -0.89% for GPRE stocks with a simple moving average of 22.83% for the last 200 days.
Analysts’ Opinion of GPRE
Many brokerage firms have already submitted their reports for GPRE stocks, with Evercore ISI repeating the rating for GPRE by listing it as a “In-line.” The predicted price for GPRE in the upcoming period, according to Evercore ISI is $44 based on the research report published on July 15th of the current year 2021.
BofA Securities, on the other hand, stated in their research note that they expect to see GPRE reach a price target of $45. The rating they have provided for GPRE stocks is “Buy” according to the report published on July 15th, 2021.
Credit Suisse gave a rating of “Outperform” to GPRE, setting the target price at $44 in the report published on April 30th of the current year.
GPRE Trading at 7.77% from the 50-Day Moving Average
After a stumble in the market that brought GPRE to its low price for the period of the last 52 weeks, the company was unable to rebound, for now settling with -11.11% of loss for the given period.
Volatility was left at 4.96%, however, over the last 30 days, the volatility rate increased by 4.63%, as shares surge +13.24% for the moving average over the last 20 days. Over the last 50 days, in opposition, the stock is trading +13.37% upper at present.
During the last 5 trading sessions, GPRE rose by +0.36%, which changed the moving average for the period of 200-days by +66.38% in comparison to the 20-day moving average, which settled at $39.93. In addition, Green Plains Inc. saw 198.79% in overturn over a single year, with a tendency to cut further gains.
Reports are indicating that there were more than several insider trading activities at GPRE starting from Kolomaya Paul E, who sale 2,000 shares at the price of $41.38 back on Nov 10. After this action, Kolomaya Paul E now owns 70,747 shares of Green Plains Inc., valued at $82,750 using the latest closing price.
Knudsen Ejnar A III, the Director of Green Plains Inc., sale 64,226 shares at $39.98 during a trade that took place back on Nov 10, which means that Knudsen Ejnar A III is holding 29,766 shares at $2,567,666 based on the most recent closing price.
Stock Fundamentals for GPRE
Current profitability levels for the company are sitting at:
- -5.42 for the present operating margin
- -1.02 for the gross margin
The net margin for Green Plains Inc. stands at -5.64. The total capital return value is set at -7.34, while invested capital returns managed to touch -10.78. Equity return is now at value -13.00, with -5.60 for asset returns.
Based on Green Plains Inc. (GPRE), the company’s capital structure generated 91.31 points at debt to equity in total, while total debt to capital is 47.73. Total debt to assets is 34.78, with long-term debt to equity ratio resting at 52.07. Finally, the long-term debt to capital ratio is 27.22.
When we switch over and look at the enterprise to sales, we see a ratio of 0.92, with the company’s debt to enterprise value settled at 0.65. The receivables turnover for the company is 22.74 and the total asset turnover is 1.09. The liquidity ratio also appears to be rather interesting for investors as it stands at 1.42.