Pacific Ethanol is the leading producer and marketer of low-carbon renewable fuels in the Western United States. The company also markets and distributes ethanol and co-products domestically and internationally. The company was founded in 2003 and is based in Sacramento, California.
PEIX Price Forecast Based on DCF Valuation
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The table below illustrates the output of a discounted cash flow forecast using a variety of scenarios for Pacific Ethanol Inc. To summarize, we found that Pacific Ethanol Inc ranked in the 45th percentile in terms of potential gain offered. We should note, though, that the most conservative analysis suggests this stock will yield negative results -- and thus may be a potential short opportunity. In terms of the factors that were most noteworthy in this DCF analysis for PEIX, they are:
Its compound free cash flow growth rate, as measured over the past 5.68 years, is 0% -- higher than only 24.41% of stocks in our DCF forecasting set.
Pacific Ethanol Inc's interest coverage rate -- a measure of gross earnings relative to interest payments -- comes in at -0.86. This coverage rate is greater than that of merely 21.09% of stocks we're observing for the purpose of forecasting via discounted cash flows.
Relative to other stocks in its sector (Energy), Pacific Ethanol Inc has a reliance on debt greater than merely 24.48% of them.
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Insiders of Pacific Ethanol ([[PEIX]]) increase their stake in the company by purchasing more shares.Gilbert E. Nathan, director purchased 42,800 shares of the company on August 24, bringing the total number to 199,391. His spouse bought 26,289 shares on the same day.Neil M. Koehler, director, co-president and CEO, purchased 49,265...