Recent Insider Activity: Green Plains, Inc. $GPRE

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Green Plains, Inc. (GPRE) insider have most recently took part in a trading activity. On Nov 30, 2017 Knudsen Ejnar A Iii, Director bought 15,483 shares having total worth of $256,089 at the price of $16.54 per share, following the transaction a total of 29,043 shares owned by Knudsen Ejnar A Iii.

The stock has experienced a total of 3 insider trades in the past three months. These trades include 1 sell activities and 2 buy trades. Furthermore, over the past 12 months , the stock was traded 22 times by insiders. In 19 of these trades, the insider was a seller while an employee of the company was the buyer in 3 instances.

Time Frame Number of Insider Buy Number of Insider Sell Stock Price Change(%)
3 Month 2 1 -10.85%
12 Month 3 19 -6.39%

Shares of Green Plains, Inc. (GPRE) traded up 3.37% on Nov 30, 2017, hitting $16.85. 1,228,678 shares of the company’s stock traded hands. Green Plains, Inc. has a 52 week low of $15.8 and a 52 week high of $29.65. The company’s market cap is $951 million.

Green Plains, Inc. (GPRE) last announced its earnings results on Nov 2, 2017. The company reported -0.18 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, lower than the consensus estimate of 0.04 by $0.22. The company had revenue of $901 million for the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $945 million. During the same quarter in the previous year, the company posted 0.20 earnings per share. The company’s revenue for the quarter was up 7% on a year-over-year basis.

2017-11-02 2017-07-31 2017-05-01 2017-02-08 2016-10-31 2016-08-01 2016-05-02 2016-02-10 2015-11-02 2015-07-28
earnings per share -0.18 -0.41 -0.09 0.47 0.20 0.21 -0.63 -0.09 0.16 0.19
Revenue(M) 901.24 886.26 887.68 932.1 841.85 887.73 749.2 739.91 742.8 744.49

Green Plains, Inc. has been the subject of a number of recent research reports. Analysts at Jefferies Maintains shares of Green Plains, Inc. to an Buy rating in a research note. They now have a $38.00 price target on the stock.

Green Plains Renewable Energy, Inc. is an Iowa corporation founded in June 2004. It engages in the production, marketing, and distribution of ethanol. It currently have an ethanol production capacity of approximately 740 million gallons per year with its 9 plants located in Bluffton, Indiana; Central City, Nebraska; Fergus Falls, Minnesota; Lakota, Iowa; Obion, Tennessee; Ord, Nebraska; Riga, Michigan; Shenandoah, Iowa; and Superior, Iowa. The company also operates an independent third party ethanol marketing business, Green Plains Trade, for which it has 260 million gallons of annual production under contract. It acquired a biofuel terminal operator BlendStar. The company is part of a joint venture called BioProcess Algae to commercialize algae production technology. In addition to Green Plains, the other partners in the venture are CLARCOR Inc. and BioProcess H2O. The company has four separate operating segments: Ethanol Production, Corn Oil Production, Agribusiness and Marketing and Distribution. In Ethanol Production it operates a total of nine ethanol plants with approximately 740 million gallons per year of total ethanol production capacity. At capacity, these plants collectively will consume approximately 265 million bushels of corn and produce approximately 2.1 million tons of distiller’s grains annually. In Corn Oil Production the company operate corn oil extraction systems at all nine of its ethanol plants, with the capacity to produce approximately 130 million pounds annually. In Agribusiness it operate three lines of business within its agribusiness segment: bulk grain, agronomy and petroleum and in Marketing and Distribution its in-house marketing business is responsible for the sales, marketing and distribution of all ethanol, distillers grains and corn oil produced at its nine ethanol plants.

William White

William White is a financial writer. He graduated with a degree in Economics. He has contributed to major financial websites and print publications for over 8 years. He handles much of this site's news coverage for corporate insider activity, and occasionally cover other areas of financial sector.

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William White
William White is a financial writer. He graduated with a degree in Economics. He has contributed to major financial websites and print publications for over 8 years. He handles much of this site's news coverage for corporate insider activity, and occasionally cover other areas of financial sector.