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How Much Do Ethanol Prices Impact Pacific Ethanol?
Ethanol prices can have a significant impact on ethanol stocks. That’s known as price risk. Companies can mitigate price risk with futures contracts.
How Oil and Gas Refining and Marketing Stocks Performed Last Week
Marathon Petroleum (MPC) was the biggest loser last week from the refining and marketing sector.
Natural Gas Declines and Exco Resources Gains More than 5%
Warm weather estimates drive down natural gas May futures contracts. Gas prices dropped marginally by 0.15%. They settled at $2.64 MMBtu.
Trina Solar and Canadian Solar See Gains on April 21
The Guggenheim Solar ETF (TAN) gained 0.9% on April 21. American solar stocks account for 47% of the fund’s holdings, and Chinese solar stocks account for another 44%.
MLPs’ Rating Updates during the Week Ending November 3
Dominion Energy Midstream Partners, the midstream MLP subsidiary of Dominion Energy, was downgraded last week by Mizuho and RBC Capital Markets.
Why the US Ethanol Industry Matters from a Global Perspective
Fossil fuels are non-renewable, and a shortage can wreak havoc on the economy. It was the desire for alternative energy that gave rise to the ethanol industry.
What May Have Caused Ethanol Prices to Fall Last Week?
In the United States, regulations mandate the use of biofuels in gasoline. Trump’s appointment of Scott Pruitt as next head of the EPA may be spurring speculation.
How Pacific Ethanol’s Selling Prices Have Traded This Year
Pacific Ethanol (PEIX) shipments have grown by 44% over the past 12 months. But the selling prices of ethanol have fallen over the same period.
How Much Are Pacific Ethanol’s Sales Expected to Rise Next Year?
Pacific Ethanol’s revenue comes from two segments, Ethanol Production and Marketing. In 3Q16, ~64% of the company’s revenue came from Ethanol Production.
A Quick Look at Pacific Ethanol Stock’s Outperformance of the S&P 500
Ethanol is largely produced from US corn, which is also the largest producer of corn globally. Pacific Ethanol is one such producer of ethanol in the US.
XOP’s Losses Exceed XLE’s in the Week Ended August 21
The SPDR S&P Oil & Gas Exploration & Production ETF (XOP) lost 9.63% in the week ending August 21.