Analysts See $0.15 EPS for Green Plains Inc (GPRE)

October 13, 2017 - By wolcottdaily

 Analysts See $0.15 EPS for Green Plains Inc (GPRE)
Investors sentiment increased to 1.06 in Q2 2017. Its up 0.21, from 0.85 in 2017Q1. It improved, as 31 investors sold Green Plains Inc shares while 41 reduced holdings. 26 funds opened positions while 50 raised stakes. 41.99 million shares or 3.75% more from 40.47 million shares in 2017Q1 were reported.
California Public Employees Retirement reported 218,700 shares stake. Parametric Portfolio Assocs Limited Com holds 0% or 91,958 shares. South Dakota Investment Council owns 36,400 shares. Clarivest Asset Management Limited Liability Co accumulated 171 shares. Wells Fargo And Com Mn has 0% invested in Green Plains Inc (NASDAQ:GPRE). Comerica State Bank accumulated 39,063 shares or 0.01% of the stock. Gsa Prns Llp invested 0.02% of its portfolio in Green Plains Inc (NASDAQ:GPRE). Granite Investment Partners Limited Co stated it has 504,788 shares or 0.7% of all its holdings. 43,516 were reported by Pinebridge Invs L P. Intl Grp holds 28,327 shares or 0% of its portfolio. Arizona State Retirement Sys reported 19,397 shares. Prudential Finance Inc owns 64,760 shares. The Illinois-based Envestnet Asset Mgmt has invested 0% in Green Plains Inc (NASDAQ:GPRE). Harvest Cap Strategies Ltd Limited Liability Company has invested 1.32% of its portfolio in Green Plains Inc (NASDAQ:GPRE). Germany-based Deutsche Bancorporation Ag has invested 0% in Green Plains Inc (NASDAQ:GPRE).

Since May 10, 2017, it had 0 insider purchases, and 7 insider sales for $1.67 million activity. The insider PETERS JERRY L sold 10,200 shares worth $257,720. On Wednesday, June 7 BRIGGS JEFFREY S. sold $917,790 worth of Green Plains Inc (NASDAQ:GPRE) or 39,902 shares. CROWLEY JAMES F had sold 2,000 shares worth $43,840 on Thursday, May 25. Another trade for 5,600 shares valued at $130,397 was sold by Becker Todd A.

Analysts expect Green Plains Inc (NASDAQ:GPRE) to report $0.15 EPS on October, 30.They anticipate $0.05 EPS change or 25.00 % from last quarter’s $0.2 EPS. GPRE’s profit would be $6.22 million giving it 32.08 P/E if the $0.15 EPS is correct. After having $-0.41 EPS previously, Green Plains Inc’s analysts see -136.59 % EPS growth. The stock decreased 2.53% or $0.5 during the last trading session, reaching $19.25. About 829,234 shares traded. Green Plains Inc (NASDAQ:GPRE) has risen 33.17% since October 13, 2016 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 16.47% the S&P500.

Green Plains Inc (NASDAQ:GPRE) Ratings Coverage

Among 14 analysts covering Green Plains Renewable Energy (NASDAQ:GPRE), 12 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 2 Hold. Therefore 86% are positive. Green Plains Renewable Energy had 24 analyst reports since July 21, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The stock has “Hold” rating by Piper Jaffray on Friday, July 14. The stock has “Buy” rating by Stifel Nicolaus on Tuesday, July 21. The firm has “Buy” rating given on Tuesday, July 21 by Bank of America. The stock of Green Plains Inc (NASDAQ:GPRE) has “Buy” rating given on Monday, November 2 by TH Capital. The firm has “Overweight” rating by Stephens given on Tuesday, July 21. The stock of Green Plains Inc (NASDAQ:GPRE) has “Buy” rating given on Thursday, November 19 by BB&T Capital. The stock of Green Plains Inc (NASDAQ:GPRE) has “Buy” rating given on Friday, September 15 by Jefferies. The firm has “Hold” rating by Piper Jaffray given on Monday, September 4. On Monday, July 10 the stock rating was maintained by Jefferies with “Buy”. The firm has “Neutral” rating given on Tuesday, July 21 by Macquarie Research.

Green Plains Inc. is an ethanol producer. The company has market cap of $798.57 million. The Firm owns and operates assets throughout the ethanol value chain, including upstream, with grain handling and storage through its ethanol production facilities, and downstream, with marketing and distribution services. It has a 109.16 P/E ratio. It operates through four divisions: Ethanol Production, Agribusiness and Energy Services, Food and Food Ingredients, and Partnership.

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