OverviewSuggest Edit

Green Plains produces, markets, and distributes ethanol in the United States and internationally. It produces and sells ethanol and co-products, such as wet, modified wet, or dried distillers to grains to feedlot, poultry, and rail markets, as well as for dairy and beef operations; and corn oil to biodiesel manufactures, as well as for feedlot and poultry markets. The Company also purchases and sells bulk grain primarily corn and soybeans to grain processing companies and livestock producers; and cattle to meat processors, as well as provides grain drying and storage services to these producers. In addition, it purchases and sells ethanol, distillers grains, corn oil, grain, natural gas, and other commodities; and participates in trading activities in various markets. Further, it offers provides fuel storage and transportation services. 

HQOmaha, US
Employee Ratings3.1
Overall CultureC-

Latest Updates

Employees (est.) (Dec 2019)820(-31%)
Job Openings61
Revenue (FY, 2019)$2.4 B(-37%)
Share Price (Nov 2020)$15 (-4%)
Cybersecurity ratingBMore

Key People/Management at Green Plains

Todd Becker

Todd Becker

President, Chief Executive Officer & Director
Wayne Hoovestol

Wayne Hoovestol

Chairman of the Board
Paul Kolomaya

Paul Kolomaya

Chief Accounting Officer
Jim Anderson

Jim Anderson

James Crowley

James Crowley

Michelle Mapes

Michelle Mapes

Chief Legal and Administration Officer
Show more

Green Plains Office Locations

Green Plains has offices in Omaha, Archer, Atkinson, Baltimore and in 29 other locations
Omaha, US (HQ)
1811 Ak-Sar-Ben Dr
Archer, US
2132 Archer Rd
Atkinson, US
87590 Hillcrest Rd
Baltimore, US
1900 Brand Ave
Blissfield, US
7025 Silberhorn Hwy
Bluffton, US
1441 S Adams St
Show all (35)

Green Plains Financials and Metrics

Green Plains Revenue

Green Plains's revenue was reported to be $2.42 b in FY, 2019

Revenue (Q3, 2020)


Net income (Q3, 2020)


EBIT (Q3, 2020)


Market capitalization (20-Nov-2020)


Closing stock price (20-Nov-2020)


Cash (30-Sept-2020)



Green Plains's current market capitalization is $558.1 m.
USDFY, 2010FY, 2011FY, 2012FY, 2013FY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016FY, 2017FY, 2018FY, 2019



Revenue growth, %


Cost of goods sold


Gross profit

USDY, 2009Y, 2010FY, 2011Y, 2011FY, 2012Y, 2012Y, 2013FY, 2013Y, 2014FY, 2014Y, 2015FY, 2015FY, 2016FY, 2017FY, 2018FY, 2019



Accounts Receivable


Prepaid Expenses



Show all financial metrics

Green Plains Cybersecurity Score

Cybersecurity ratingPremium dataset



SecurityScorecard logo

Green Plains Online and Social Media Presence

Embed Graph

Green Plains Company Culture

  • Overall Culture



  • CEO Rating



  • Compensation



Learn more on Comparably

Green Plains News and Updates

Green Plains to Present at Stephens Annual Investment Conference

OMAHA, Neb., Nov. 09, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Green Plains Inc. (NASDAQ:GPRE) today announced that Todd Becker, president and chief executive officer, is scheduled to present virtually at the Stephens Annual Investment Conference on Wednesday, Nov. 18, 2020 at 2:00 p.m. Eastern Time.

Green Plains Sells Remaining 50% of Green Plains Cattle Company for $80 Million

OMAHA, Neb., Oct. 13, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Green Plains Inc. (NASDAQ:GPRE) today announced the sale of its remaining 50% joint venture interest in Green Plains Cattle Company LLC to a group of investment funds that include AGR Partners and StepStone Group, among others, for approximately $80 m…

Green Plains to Host Third Quarter 2020 Earnings Conference Call on November 5, 2020

OMAHA, Neb., Oct. 09, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Green Plains Inc. (NASDAQ:GPRE) and Green Plains Partners LP (NASDAQ:GPP) will release third quarter 2020 financial results after the market closes on Wednesday, November 4th, 2020, and host a joint conference call on Thursday, November 5th, 2020, beg…

Green Plains Appoints Kimberly A. Wagner to Board of Directors

OMAHA, Neb., Oct. 05, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Green Plains Inc. (NASDAQ:GPRE) today announced that its board of directors appointed Kimberly A. Wagner as an independent director, effective Oct. 1, 2020. Ms. Wagner has joined the board as its eleventh director.

Green Plains Announces Groundbreaking at Second High Protein Project

OMAHA, Neb., Sept. 28, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Green Plains Inc. (NASDAQ:GPRE) today announced its wholly owned subsidiary Green Plains Wood River LLC has broken ground on the installation of a high protein production facility utilizing Fluid Quip Technologies’ patented MSC™ technology, the secon…

Green Plains Reports Second Quarter 2020 Financial Results

Results for the Second Quarter of 2020:
Show more

Green Plains Frequently Asked Questions

  • When was Green Plains founded?

    Green Plains was founded in 2004.

  • Who are Green Plains key executives?

    Green Plains's key executives are Todd Becker, Wayne Hoovestol and Paul Kolomaya.

  • How many employees does Green Plains have?

    Green Plains has 820 employees.

  • What is Green Plains revenue?

    Latest Green Plains annual revenue is $2.4 b.

  • What is Green Plains revenue per employee?

    Latest Green Plains revenue per employee is $2.9 m.

  • Who are Green Plains competitors?

    Competitors of Green Plains include Auxin Solar, WINAICO and OLEDWorks.

  • Where is Green Plains headquarters?

    Green Plains headquarters is located at 1811 Ak-Sar-Ben Dr, Omaha.

  • Where are Green Plains offices?

    Green Plains has offices in Omaha, Archer, Atkinson, Baltimore and in 29 other locations.

  • How many offices does Green Plains have?

    Green Plains has 35 offices.