Analyst Ratings for Green Plains Inc. (GPRE)

Updated: 2017-07-28

Green Plains Inc. (NASDAQ:GPRE) was awarded an average rating of Buy from investment analysts following the stock. Last month, GPRE received an average rating of Buy.

7 analysts issued ratings on the stock, where 6 gave GPRE a buy rating, 0 gave an overweight rating, 1 issued a hold rating, 0 issued an underweight rating, and 0 gave a sell rating. Compared to three months ago, there has been an decrease of 1 in the number of analysts with a positive outlook on the stock. During this time, the number of analysts bearish on the stock has increased by 0.

Investment analysts gave a few price targets for GPRE. The highest price target was 33, implying potential capital gains of 67.94 percent. The lowest price target was 21, implying a possible loss of 6.87 percent. It is crucial to not blindly accept any price targets or stock ratings, because many analysts have it in their best interest to give positive coverage of certain stocks.

Analysts have revised their earnings estimates downwards for this quarter, by about -86.33 percent on average, compared to last month. The average change in earnings estimates over the last 90 days is -90.34 percent. Over the past 30 days, FY earnings estimates have also changed downwards by -39.75 percent. If we look at the last 90 days instead, we find a net average change of -45.7 percent in FY estimates.

Another thing investors often look at is the level of agreement among analysts' revisions. 0 analysts made positive revisions to their quarterly estimates over the past month, while 2 analysts made negative revisions. Over the same time period, 0 analysts revised their FY earnings estimates upwards, while 2 analysts made negative revisions to their fiscal year's estimates.

Analysts estimate earnings of GPRE to grow at a rate of 8.04 percent. The PEG ratio of a stock is another value frequently studied by investors. Smaller PEG ratios are desirable, because people typically see that as an indicator of higher growth relative to stock price. Wall Street investors typically prefer a PEG ratio to be smaller than 1, although it is frequently more appropriate to compare PEG ratios to the company's peers. GPRE has a PEG ratio of 3.07.

In the last 52-weeks, GPRE has achieved a high of 29.85 and a low of 18.65. Today's price is 5.36 percent above the 52-week low, and 34.17 percent below the high. GPRE has a P/E ratio of 24.72. Investors typically compare the P/E ratio to a company's peers in the industry. The GPRE value stock report compares GPRE to some of its peers using value stock charts. The stock has a market capitalization of $0.77819 billion. GPRE will post this quarters earnings in days, on 0000-00-00.