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GuruFocus Financial Strength Rank measures how strong a company’s financial situation is. It is based on these factors

1. The debt burden that the company has as measured by its Interest coverage (current year).
2. Debt to revenue ratio. The lower, the better
3. Altman Z-score.

A company ranks high with financial strength is likely to withstand any business slowdowns and recessions.

Financial Strength : 5/10

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industry
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history
Cash to Debt 0.44
GPRE's Cash to Debt is ranked lower than
56% of the 1088 Companies
in the Global Specialty Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 0.59 vs. GPRE: 0.44 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Cash to Debt only.
GPRE' s Cash to Debt Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.03  Med: 0.4 Max: No Debt
Current: 0.44
Equity to Asset 0.39
GPRE's Equity to Asset is ranked lower than
72% of the 1058 Companies
in the Global Specialty Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 0.56 vs. GPRE: 0.39 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Equity to Asset only.
GPRE' s Equity to Asset Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.33  Med: 0.39 Max: 0.58
Current: 0.39
0.33
0.58
Interest Coverage 1.11
GPRE's Interest Coverage is ranked lower than
94% of the 957 Companies
in the Global Specialty Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 35.26 vs. GPRE: 1.11 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Interest Coverage only.
GPRE' s Interest Coverage Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.11  Med: 3.23 Max: N/A
Current: 1.11
F-Score: 2
Z-Score: 2.42
M-Score: -2.66
WACC vs ROIC
8.76%
2.36%
WACC
ROIC
GuruFocus Profitability Rank ranks how profitable a company is and how likely the company’s business will stay that way. It is based on these factors:

1. Operating Margin
2. Trend of the Operating Margin (5-year average). The company with an uptrend profit margin has a higher rank.
••3. Consistency of the profitability
4. Piotroski F-Score
5. Predictability Rank•

The maximum rank is 10. A rank of 7 or higher means a higher profitability and may stay that way. A rank of 3 or lower indicates that the company has had trouble to make a profit.

Profitability Rank is not directly related to the Financial Strength Rank. But if a company is consistently profitable, its financial strength will be stronger.

Profitability & Growth : 5/10

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industry
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history
Operating margin (%) 1.50
GPRE's Operating margin (%) is ranked lower than
76% of the 1070 Companies
in the Global Specialty Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 6.79 vs. GPRE: 1.50 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Operating margin (%) only.
GPRE' s Operating margin (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -32.16  Med: 2.84 Max: 8.85
Current: 1.5
-32.16
8.85
Net-margin (%) -0.36
GPRE's Net-margin (%) is ranked lower than
81% of the 1073 Companies
in the Global Specialty Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 4.62 vs. GPRE: -0.36 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Net-margin (%) only.
GPRE' s Net-margin (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -29.49  Med: 1.26 Max: 4.93
Current: -0.36
-29.49
4.93
ROE (%) -1.45
GPRE's ROE (%) is ranked lower than
82% of the 1062 Companies
in the Global Specialty Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 7.98 vs. GPRE: -1.45 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROE (%) only.
GPRE' s ROE (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -8.02  Med: 6.81 Max: 23.76
Current: -1.45
-8.02
23.76
ROA (%) -0.59
GPRE's ROA (%) is ranked lower than
80% of the 1096 Companies
in the Global Specialty Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 4.08 vs. GPRE: -0.59 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROA (%) only.
GPRE' s ROA (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -5.17  Med: 2.52 Max: 9.51
Current: -0.59
-5.17
9.51
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) 3.92
GPRE's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) is ranked lower than
75% of the 1091 Companies
in the Global Specialty Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 12.67 vs. GPRE: 3.92 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) only.
GPRE' s ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -8.99  Med: 6.77 Max: 27.95
Current: 3.92
-8.99
27.95
Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) -12.70
GPRE's Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked lower than
87% of the 933 Companies
in the Global Specialty Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 1.60 vs. GPRE: -12.70 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) only.
GPRE' s Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0  Med: -7.45 Max: 154.9
Current: -12.7
0
154.9
EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) -4.80
GPRE's EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked lower than
78% of the 835 Companies
in the Global Specialty Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 8.00 vs. GPRE: -4.80 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) only.
GPRE' s EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0  Med: -2.05 Max: 34.5
Current: -4.8
0
34.5
EPS Growth (3Y)(%) -22.70
GPRE's EPS Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked lower than
88% of the 746 Companies
in the Global Specialty Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 8.70 vs. GPRE: -22.70 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EPS Growth (3Y)(%) only.
GPRE' s EPS Growth (3Y)(%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0  Med: -21 Max: 60.8
Current: -22.7
0
60.8
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Guru Trades

Q4 2015

GPRE Guru Trades in Q4 2015

Steven Cohen 648,600 sh (+113.14%)
Steven Cohen 100,000 sh (unchged)
Paul Tudor Jones Sold Out
Chuck Royce 98,000 sh (-29.31%)
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Q1 2016

GPRE Guru Trades in Q1 2016

Paul Tudor Jones 18,700 sh (New)
Jim Simons 185,343 sh (New)
Chuck Royce 110,000 sh (+12.24%)
Steven Cohen Sold Out
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Q2 2016

GPRE Guru Trades in Q2 2016

Steven Cohen 883,660 sh (New)
Chuck Royce 114,000 sh (+3.64%)
Steven Cohen 150,000 sh (unchged)
Jim Simons Sold Out
Paul Tudor Jones 10,600 sh (-43.32%)
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Q3 2016

GPRE Guru Trades in Q3 2016

Steven Cohen 928,100 sh (+5.03%)
Paul Tudor Jones 10,400 sh (-1.89%)
Chuck Royce 30,000 sh (-73.68%)
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Business Description

Industry: Chemicals » Specialty Chemicals    NAICS: 325193    SIC: 2869
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Green Plains Inc is a producer, marketer and distributor of ethanol. The Company has four separate operating segments: Ethanol Production; Corn Oil Production; Agribusiness and Marketing and Distribution.

Green Plains Inc is an Iowa corporation was founded in June 2004. The Company is an integrated ethanol producer, marketer and distributor. It has operations throughout the ethanol value chain, beginning upstream with grain handling and storage, continuing through ethanol, distiller grains and corn oil production and ending downstream with our marketing and distribution services. Its business segments are Ethanol Production, Agribusiness, Marketing and Distribution, and Partnership. The ethanol production segment includes 14 ethanol plants in Indiana, Iowa, Michigan, Minnesota, Nebraska, Tennessee, Texas and Virginia. The agribusiness segment includes grain procurement and storage capacity of bushels and a cattle feedlot operation with the capacity to support 70,000 head of cattle. The marketing and distribution segment markets, sells and distributes ethanol, distiller grains and corn oil produced at its ethanol plants. It also market ethanol for a third-party producer and buy and sell ethanol, distillers grains, corn oil, grain, natural gas and other commodities in various markets. The master limited partnership provides fuel storage and transportation services by owning, operating, developing and acquiring ethanol and fuel storage tanks, terminals, transportation assets and other related assets and businesses. The Company's ethanol production and agribusiness activities are subject to environmental and other regulations.

Ratios

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Forward P/E 15.13
GPRE's Forward P/E is ranked higher than
71% of the 99 Companies
in the Global Specialty Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 17.86 vs. GPRE: 15.13 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward P/E only.
N/A
Price/Owner Earnings (ttm) 350.00
GPRE's Price/Owner Earnings (ttm) is ranked lower than
96% of the 503 Companies
in the Global Specialty Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 19.85 vs. GPRE: 350.00 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Owner Earnings (ttm) only.
GPRE' s Price/Owner Earnings (ttm) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 3.6  Med: 8.23 Max: 442.54
Current: 350
3.6
442.54
P/B 1.06
GPRE's P/B is ranked higher than
74% of the 1046 Companies
in the Global Specialty Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 1.89 vs. GPRE: 1.06 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/B only.
GPRE' s P/B Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.04  Med: 0.87 Max: 2.37
Current: 1.06
0.04
2.37
P/S 0.28
GPRE's P/S is ranked higher than
94% of the 1047 Companies
in the Global Specialty Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 1.27 vs. GPRE: 0.28 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/S only.
GPRE' s P/S Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.04  Med: 0.23 Max: 18000
Current: 0.28
0.04
18000
PFCF 40.29
GPRE's PFCF is ranked lower than
85% of the 413 Companies
in the Global Specialty Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 15.30 vs. GPRE: 40.29 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PFCF only.
GPRE' s PFCF Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 2.91  Med: 7.9 Max: 70.29
Current: 40.29
2.91
70.29
POCF 11.75
GPRE's POCF is ranked lower than
62% of the 493 Companies
in the Global Specialty Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 9.40 vs. GPRE: 11.75 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful POCF only.
GPRE' s POCF Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 2.17  Med: 6.05 Max: 136.31
Current: 11.75
2.17
136.31
EV-to-EBIT 30.32
GPRE's EV-to-EBIT is ranked lower than
76% of the 874 Companies
in the Global Specialty Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 15.25 vs. GPRE: 30.32 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBIT only.
GPRE' s EV-to-EBIT Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -69.5  Med: 9.1 Max: 79.9
Current: 30.32
-69.5
79.9
EV-to-EBITDA 12.29
GPRE's EV-to-EBITDA is ranked lower than
52% of the 901 Companies
in the Global Specialty Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 11.82 vs. GPRE: 12.29 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBITDA only.
GPRE' s EV-to-EBITDA Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -144.6  Med: 6.1 Max: 78.7
Current: 12.29
-144.6
78.7
Shiller P/E 26.05
GPRE's Shiller P/E is ranked higher than
68% of the 180 Companies
in the Global Specialty Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 35.59 vs. GPRE: 26.05 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Shiller P/E only.
GPRE' s Shiller P/E Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 15.48  Med: 27.82 Max: 70.94
Current: 26.05
15.48
70.94
Current Ratio 2.15
GPRE's Current Ratio is ranked higher than
61% of the 1066 Companies
in the Global Specialty Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 1.81 vs. GPRE: 2.15 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Current Ratio only.
GPRE' s Current Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.04  Med: 1.76 Max: 198.03
Current: 2.15
1.04
198.03
Quick Ratio 1.42
GPRE's Quick Ratio is ranked higher than
55% of the 1066 Companies
in the Global Specialty Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 1.32 vs. GPRE: 1.42 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Quick Ratio only.
GPRE' s Quick Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.52  Med: 1.27 Max: 198.03
Current: 1.42
0.52
198.03
Days Inventory 38.91
GPRE's Days Inventory is ranked higher than
77% of the 1035 Companies
in the Global Specialty Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 64.70 vs. GPRE: 38.91 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Inventory only.
GPRE' s Days Inventory Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 18.8  Med: 23.44 Max: 54.67
Current: 38.91
18.8
54.67
Days Sales Outstanding 15.03
GPRE's Days Sales Outstanding is ranked higher than
93% of the 862 Companies
in the Global Specialty Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 59.25 vs. GPRE: 15.03 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Sales Outstanding only.
GPRE' s Days Sales Outstanding Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 8.45  Med: 12.66 Max: 46.19
Current: 15.03
8.45
46.19
Days Payable 15.87
GPRE's Days Payable is ranked lower than
90% of the 819 Companies
in the Global Specialty Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 49.45 vs. GPRE: 15.87 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Payable only.
GPRE' s Days Payable Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 10.32  Med: 21.66 Max: 28.57
Current: 15.87
10.32
28.57

Dividend & Buy Back

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Dividend Yield 2.05
GPRE's Dividend Yield is ranked higher than
55% of the 1110 Companies
in the Global Specialty Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 1.65 vs. GPRE: 2.05 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Dividend Yield only.
GPRE' s Dividend Yield Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.23  Med: 1.04 Max: 3.01
Current: 2.05
0.23
3.01
Forward Dividend Yield 2.05
GPRE's Forward Dividend Yield is ranked higher than
56% of the 1032 Companies
in the Global Specialty Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 2.01 vs. GPRE: 2.05 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward Dividend Yield only.
N/A
Yield on cost (5-Year) 2.05
GPRE's Yield on cost (5-Year) is ranked lower than
56% of the 1285 Companies
in the Global Specialty Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 2.33 vs. GPRE: 2.05 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Yield on cost (5-Year) only.
GPRE' s Yield on cost (5-Year) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.23  Med: 1.04 Max: 3.01
Current: 2.05
0.23
3.01
3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio -8.50
GPRE's 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio is ranked lower than
76% of the 455 Companies
in the Global Specialty Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: -1.60 vs. GPRE: -8.50 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio only.
GPRE' s 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -102.2  Med: -34.65 Max: 5.2
Current: -8.5
-102.2
5.2

Valuation & Return

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industry
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history
Price/Tangible Book 1.11
GPRE's Price/Tangible Book is ranked higher than
73% of the 1003 Companies
in the Global Specialty Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 1.99 vs. GPRE: 1.11 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Tangible Book only.
GPRE' s Price/Tangible Book Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.05  Med: 0.94 Max: 4.04
Current: 1.11
0.05
4.04
Price/Projected FCF 0.85
GPRE's Price/Projected FCF is ranked higher than
77% of the 529 Companies
in the Global Specialty Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 1.38 vs. GPRE: 0.85 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Projected FCF only.
GPRE' s Price/Projected FCF Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.68  Med: 1.18 Max: 2.76
Current: 0.85
0.68
2.76
Price/Median PS Value 1.25
GPRE's Price/Median PS Value is ranked higher than
54% of the 963 Companies
in the Global Specialty Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 1.31 vs. GPRE: 1.25 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Median PS Value only.
GPRE' s Price/Median PS Value Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.24  Med: 1 Max: 11.11
Current: 1.25
0.24
11.11
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) 3.30
GPRE's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) is ranked lower than
62% of the 1074 Companies
in the Global Specialty Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 5.20 vs. GPRE: 3.30 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) only.
GPRE' s Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.3  Med: 10.4 Max: 26
Current: 3.3
1.3
26
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) 10.65
GPRE's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) is ranked higher than
62% of the 583 Companies
in the Global Specialty Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 6.62 vs. GPRE: 10.65 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) only.
GPRE' s Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -162.2  Med: -27.7 Max: 40.6
Current: 10.65
-162.2
40.6

More Statistics

Revenue (TTM) (Mil) $3,219
EPS (TTM) $ -0.31
Beta1.31
Short Percentage of Float17.16%
52-Week Range $12.39 - 29.85
Shares Outstanding (Mil)38.37

Analyst Estimate

Dec16 Dec17 Dec18
Revenue (Mil $) 3,407 4,075 3,599
EPS ($) 0.44 1.55 1.82
EPS w/o NRI ($) 0.44 1.55 1.82
EPS Growth Rate
(3Y to 5Y Estimate)
N/A
Dividends Per Share ($) 0.16 0.16 0.55
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