Pacific Ethanol, Inc. (PEIX): Price and Financial Metrics

Pacific Ethanol, Inc. (PEIX)

Today's Latest Price: $6.69 USD

0.02 (-0.30%)

Updated Nov 27 1:00pm

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Overall POWR Rating

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Industry Rank:

Ranked of 28 in Agriculture

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PEIX Stock Summary

  • The capital turnover (annual revenue relative to shareholder's equity) for PEIX is 4.43 -- better than 90.26% of US stocks.
  • With a year-over-year growth in debt of -36.92%, Pacific Ethanol Inc's debt growth rate surpasses only 8.53% of about US stocks.
  • The volatility of Pacific Ethanol Inc's share price is greater than that of 99.13% US stocks with at least 200 days of trading history.
  • If you're looking for stocks that are quantitatively similar to Pacific Ethanol Inc, a group of peers worth examining would be VRTS, NXST, RILY, INSE, and JOB.
  • Visit PEIX's SEC page to see the company's official filings. To visit the company's web site, go to

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PEIX Price/Volume Stats

Current price $6.69 52-week high $11.44
Prev. close $6.71 52-week low $0.22
Day low $6.56 Volume 5,906,300
Day high $7.46 Avg. volume 3,685,553
50-day MA $7.41 Dividend yield N/A
200-day MA $2.86 Market Cap 458.23M

Pacific Ethanol, Inc. (PEIX) Company Bio

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

Current PriceDCF Fair Value Target: Forecasted Gain:
$6.69$5.31 -10%

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.

Terminal Growth Rate in Free Cash FlowReturn Relative to Current Share Price

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Latest PEIX News From Around the Web

Below are the latest news stories about Pacific Ethanol Inc that investors may wish to consider to help them evaluate PEIX as an investment opportunity.

Pacific Ethanol and Ossen Innovation among Energy/Materials gainers; Empresa Distribuidora and Centrus Energy among losers

Gainers: Pacific Ethanol (PEIX) +25%. Ossen Innovation (OSN) +20%. Nine Energy Service (NINE) +18%. Independence Contract Drilling (ICD) +19%. MRC Global (MRC) +16%.Losers: Empresa Distribuidora y Comercializadora Norte SA ADR (EDN) -9%. Centrus Energy (LEU) -7%. YPF Sociedad Anonima (YPF) -6%. Central Puerto (CEPU) -6%. Transportadora de Gas del Sur (TGS) -6%....

Seeking Alpha | September 16, 2020

Why Plug Power, SunPower, and Pacific Ethanol Stocks All Popped Today | The Motley Fool

Are investors perhaps confused?

The Motley Fool | September 1, 2020

Pacific Ethanol +14% on insider buying of more than $390,000 worth shares

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...

Seeking Alpha | August 28, 2020

Pacific Ethanol Receives Affirmative Nasdaq Compliance Determination

SACRAMENTO, Calif., Aug. 10, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Pacific Ethanol, Inc. (NASDAQ: PEIX), a leading producer and marketer of low-carbon renewable fuels…

GlobeNewswire | August 10, 2020

Pacific Ethanol to Release Second Quarter 2020 Results

SACRAMENTO, Calif., Aug. 05, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Pacific Ethanol, Inc. (NASDAQ: PEIX), a leading producer and marketer of low-carbon renewable fuels…

GlobeNewswire | August 5, 2020

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PEIX Price Returns

1-mo 8.25%
3-mo 61.59%
6-mo 903.00%
1-year 1,338.71%
3-year 45.43%
5-year 62.38%
YTD 929.23%
2019 -24.42%
2018 -81.10%
2017 -52.11%
2016 98.74%
2015 -53.73%

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