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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 : 7/10

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industry
vs
history
Cash to Debt 1.93
PEIX's Cash to Debt is ranked higher than
73% of the 143 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas Refining & Marketing industry.

( Industry Median: 0.49 vs. PEIX: 1.93 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Cash to Debt only.
PEIX' s 10-Year Cash to Debt Range
Min: 0.03  Med: 1.39 Max: No Debt
Current: 1.93
Equity to Asset 0.76
PEIX's Equity to Asset is ranked higher than
91% of the 133 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas Refining & Marketing industry.

( Industry Median: 0.40 vs. PEIX: 0.76 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Equity to Asset only.
PEIX' s 10-Year Equity to Asset Range
Min: -0.44  Med: 0.55 Max: 0.92
Current: 0.76
-0.44
0.92
F-Score: 6
Z-Score: 3.74
M-Score: -3.40
WACC vs ROIC
1.61%
20.11%
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 : 3/10

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industry
vs
history
Operating margin (%) 4.78
PEIX's Operating margin (%) is ranked higher than
74% of the 143 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas Refining & Marketing industry.

( Industry Median: 1.68 vs. PEIX: 4.78 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Operating margin (%) only.
PEIX' s 10-Year Operating margin (%) Range
Min: -11350  Med: -10.83 Max: 8.25
Current: 4.78
-11350
8.25
Net-margin (%) 2.62
PEIX's Net-margin (%) is ranked higher than
76% of the 144 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas Refining & Marketing industry.

( Industry Median: 1.00 vs. PEIX: 2.62 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Net-margin (%) only.
PEIX' s 10-Year Net-margin (%) Range
Min: -14010  Med: -2.34 Max: 68.89
Current: 2.62
-14010
68.89
ROE (%) 14.84
PEIX's ROE (%) is ranked higher than
75% of the 146 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas Refining & Marketing industry.

( Industry Median: 5.24 vs. PEIX: 14.84 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROE (%) only.
PEIX' s 10-Year ROE (%) Range
Min: -569.7  Med: -21.67 Max: 32.23
Current: 14.84
-569.7
32.23
ROA (%) 9.99
PEIX's ROA (%) is ranked higher than
87% of the 148 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas Refining & Marketing industry.

( Industry Median: 2.28 vs. PEIX: 9.99 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROA (%) only.
PEIX' s 10-Year ROA (%) Range
Min: -67.31  Med: -1.48 Max: 28.17
Current: 9.99
-67.31
28.17
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) 24.19
PEIX's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) is ranked higher than
81% of the 145 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas Refining & Marketing industry.

( Industry Median: 9.73 vs. PEIX: 24.19 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) only.
PEIX' s 10-Year ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) Range
Min: -273.22  Med: -51.45 Max: 43.7
Current: 24.19
-273.22
43.7
Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) -50.30
PEIX's Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked lower than
97% of the 112 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas Refining & Marketing industry.

( Industry Median: 2.70 vs. PEIX: -50.30 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) only.
PEIX' s 10-Year Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) Range
Min: -87.2  Med: -38.40 Max: 1826
Current: -50.3
-87.2
1826
EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) -23.60
PEIX's EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked lower than
74% of the 95 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas Refining & Marketing industry.

( Industry Median: -5.20 vs. PEIX: -23.60 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) only.
PEIX' s 10-Year EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) Range
Min: -82.2  Med: -31.05 Max: 112.4
Current: -23.6
-82.2
112.4
EPS Growth (3Y)(%) 3.20
PEIX's EPS Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
56% of the 79 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas Refining & Marketing industry.

( Industry Median: 0.50 vs. PEIX: 3.20 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EPS Growth (3Y)(%) only.
PEIX' s 10-Year EPS Growth (3Y)(%) Range
Min: -83  Med: 5.10 Max: 224.4
Current: 3.2
-83
224.4
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Financials


Revenue & Net Income
Cash & Debt
Oprt. Cash Flow & Free Cash Flow

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Guru Trades

PEIX Guru Trades in

Q3 2014

PEIX Guru Trades in Q3 2014

Jim Simons 83,782 sh (New)
Paul Tudor Jones 38,189 sh (New)
Chuck Royce 1,900 sh (New)
Joel Greenblatt 35,751 sh (New)
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Q4 2014

PEIX Guru Trades in Q4 2014

Chuck Royce 7,300 sh (+284.21%)
Joel Greenblatt Sold Out
Jim Simons Sold Out
Paul Tudor Jones 27,385 sh (-28.29%)
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Q1 2015

PEIX Guru Trades in Q1 2015

Jim Simons 49,784 sh (New)
Paul Tudor Jones 39,611 sh (+44.64%)
Chuck Royce 7,300 sh (unchged)
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Ratios

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industry
vs
history
P/E(ttm) 6.50
PEIX's P/E(ttm) is ranked higher than
94% of the 94 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas Refining & Marketing industry.

( Industry Median: 15.90 vs. PEIX: 6.50 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/E(ttm) only.
PEIX' s 10-Year P/E(ttm) Range
Min: 0.34  Med: 14.05 Max: 326.39
Current: 6.5
0.34
326.39
Forward P/E 4.76
PEIX's Forward P/E is ranked higher than
97% of the 58 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas Refining & Marketing industry.

( Industry Median: 12.71 vs. PEIX: 4.76 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward P/E only.
N/A
PE(NRI) 6.50
PEIX's PE(NRI) is ranked higher than
94% of the 95 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas Refining & Marketing industry.

( Industry Median: 15.90 vs. PEIX: 6.50 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PE(NRI) only.
PEIX' s 10-Year PE(NRI) Range
Min: 0.34  Med: 14.03 Max: 346.71
Current: 6.5
0.34
346.71
P/B 0.90
PEIX's P/B is ranked higher than
74% of the 141 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas Refining & Marketing industry.

( Industry Median: 1.61 vs. PEIX: 0.90 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/B only.
PEIX' s 10-Year P/B Range
Min: 0.07  Med: 1.46 Max: 43.12
Current: 0.9
0.07
43.12
P/S 0.16
PEIX's P/S is ranked higher than
72% of the 144 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas Refining & Marketing industry.

( Industry Median: 0.33 vs. PEIX: 0.16 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/S only.
PEIX' s 10-Year P/S Range
Min: 0.01  Med: 0.20 Max: 5219.01
Current: 0.16
0.01
5219.01
PFCF 3.25
PEIX's PFCF is ranked higher than
88% of the 73 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas Refining & Marketing industry.

( Industry Median: 12.69 vs. PEIX: 3.25 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PFCF only.
PEIX' s 10-Year PFCF Range
Min: 2.09  Med: 4.59 Max: 23.98
Current: 3.25
2.09
23.98
POCF 2.38
PEIX's POCF is ranked higher than
91% of the 102 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas Refining & Marketing industry.

( Industry Median: 8.97 vs. PEIX: 2.38 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful POCF only.
PEIX' s 10-Year POCF Range
Min: 1.67  Med: 8.49 Max: 2868
Current: 2.38
1.67
2868
EV-to-EBIT 3.22
PEIX's EV-to-EBIT is ranked higher than
95% of the 107 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas Refining & Marketing industry.

( Industry Median: 13.83 vs. PEIX: 3.22 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBIT only.
PEIX' s 10-Year EV-to-EBIT Range
Min: -144.6  Med: -3.65 Max: 4112.4
Current: 3.22
-144.6
4112.4
Current Ratio 4.84
PEIX's Current Ratio is ranked higher than
95% of the 135 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas Refining & Marketing industry.

( Industry Median: 1.41 vs. PEIX: 4.84 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Current Ratio only.
PEIX' s 10-Year Current Ratio Range
Min: 0.12  Med: 2.81 Max: 10.91
Current: 4.84
0.12
10.91
Quick Ratio 4.06
PEIX's Quick Ratio is ranked higher than
93% of the 135 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas Refining & Marketing industry.

( Industry Median: 1.00 vs. PEIX: 4.06 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Quick Ratio only.
PEIX' s 10-Year Quick Ratio Range
Min: 0.09  Med: 2.28 Max: 10.91
Current: 4.06
0.09
10.91
Days Inventory 8.30
PEIX's Days Inventory is ranked higher than
81% of the 137 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas Refining & Marketing industry.

( Industry Median: 26.44 vs. PEIX: 8.30 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Inventory only.
PEIX' s 10-Year Days Inventory Range
Min: 0.78  Med: 8.65 Max: 16.46
Current: 8.3
0.78
16.46
Days Sales Outstanding 9.42
PEIX's Days Sales Outstanding is ranked higher than
76% of the 116 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas Refining & Marketing industry.

( Industry Median: 17.47 vs. PEIX: 9.42 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Sales Outstanding only.
PEIX' s 10-Year Days Sales Outstanding Range
Min: 11.4  Med: 21.40 Max: 146
Current: 9.42
11.4
146

Valuation & Return

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industry
vs
history
Price/Net Current Asset Value 4.19
PEIX's Price/Net Current Asset Value is ranked higher than
51% of the 37 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas Refining & Marketing industry.

( Industry Median: 4.03 vs. PEIX: 4.19 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Net Current Asset Value only.
PEIX' s 10-Year Price/Net Current Asset Value Range
Min: 0.59  Med: 3.57 Max: 35
Current: 4.19
0.59
35
Price/Tangible Book 0.91
PEIX's Price/Tangible Book is ranked higher than
76% of the 131 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas Refining & Marketing industry.

( Industry Median: 1.72 vs. PEIX: 0.91 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Tangible Book only.
PEIX' s 10-Year Price/Tangible Book Range
Min: 0.11  Med: 1.79 Max: 26.38
Current: 0.91
0.11
26.38
Price/Projected FCF 0.98
PEIX's Price/Projected FCF is ranked higher than
60% of the 68 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas Refining & Marketing industry.

( Industry Median: 1.17 vs. PEIX: 0.98 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Projected FCF only.
PEIX' s 10-Year Price/Projected FCF Range
Min: 1.38  Med: 8.20 Max: 90.15
Current: 0.98
1.38
90.15
Price/Median PS Value 0.82
PEIX's Price/Median PS Value is ranked higher than
84% of the 136 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas Refining & Marketing industry.

( Industry Median: 1.17 vs. PEIX: 0.82 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Median PS Value only.
PEIX' s 10-Year Price/Median PS Value Range
Min: 0.04  Med: 1.79 Max: 20754.6
Current: 0.82
0.04
20754.6
Price/Graham Number 0.50
PEIX's Price/Graham Number is ranked higher than
95% of the 88 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas Refining & Marketing industry.

( Industry Median: 1.42 vs. PEIX: 0.50 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Graham Number only.
PEIX' s 10-Year Price/Graham Number Range
Min: 0.24  Med: 1.18 Max: 5.35
Current: 0.5
0.24
5.35
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) 31.10
PEIX's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) is ranked higher than
97% of the 143 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas Refining & Marketing industry.

( Industry Median: 4.10 vs. PEIX: 31.10 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) only.
PEIX' s 10-Year Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) Range
Min: 0.3  Med: 10.90 Max: 51.5
Current: 31.1
0.3
51.5

Business Description

Industry: Oil & Gas - Refining & Marketing » Oil & Gas Refining & Marketing
Compare:NEU, SCL, VAL, POL, CYT » details
Traded in other countries:FPRP.Germany,
Pacific Ethanol Inc is a Delaware corporation formed in February 2005. The Company is a producer and marketer of low-carbon renewable fuels in the Western United States. It markets all the ethanol produced by four ethanol production facilities located in California, Idaho and Oregon, or the Pacific Ethanol Plants, all the ethanol produced by two other ethanol producers in the Western United States and ethanol purchased from other third-party suppliers in the United States. It also markets ethanol co-products, including wet distillers grains, or WDG, and corn oil for the Pacific Ethanol Plants. Its ethanol customers are integrated oil companies and gasoline marketers who blend ethanol into gasoline. The Company arranges for transportation, storage and delivery of ethanol purchased by its customers through its agreements with third-party service providers in the Western United States, mainly in California, Arizona, Nevada, Utah, Oregon, Colorado, Idaho and Washington. Its WDG customers are dairies and feedlots located near the Pacific Ethanol Plants. Its corn oil is sold to poultry and biodiesel customers. The Company has extensive supplier relationships throughout the Western and Midwestern United States. In some cases, it has marketing agreements with suppliers to market all of the output of their facilities. The Company markets ethanol and its co-products, including WDG and corn oil, produced by the Pacific Ethanol Plants under the terms of separate marketing agreements with the Plant Owners. Its main customers are Chevron Products USA, Valero Energy Corporation and Sinclair Oil Corporation. In addition to its marketing agreements with the Plant Owners to market all of the ethanol produced at those Pacific Ethanol Plants, The Company has exclusive ethanol marketing agreements with third-party ethanol producers, including Calgren Renewable Fuels, LLC and AE Advanced Fuels Keyes, Inc. to market and sell their entire ethanol production volumes. The Company competes with other mid-size producers, smaller producers and several ethanol marketers. The Company's business is subject to federal, state and local laws and regulations relating to the production of renewable fuels and in support of the corn and ethanol industries.
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