Pacific Ethanol Inc
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.
Why Corn Prices Moved Higher in January
Global corn prices are significantly lower than they’ve been for the past four years, considering the high global corn stock-to-use ratio last year.
How Crop Prices Have Moved in January 2017
The crop index stood at 87.5 on January 20, 2017, up from 84.1 on December 20, 2016.
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.
Understanding Pacific Ethanol’s Operating Metrics
Pacific Ethanol’s Ethanol Production segment contributed the most to growth and saw a shipment volume growth of 90% YoY to 478 million gallons.
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.