Green Plains

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. The company owns, operates, develops, and acquires ethanol and fuel storage tanks, terminals, transportation assets, and other related assets.

Omaha, US
Size (employees)
1,294 (est)+31%
Green Plains was founded in 2004 and is headquartered in Omaha, US

Green Plains Office Locations

Green Plains has an office in Omaha
Omaha, US (HQ)
400 450 Regency Pkwy

Green Plains Data and Metrics

Green Plains Financial Metrics

Green Plains's revenue was reported to be $3.4 b in FY, 2016 which is a 15% increase from the previous period.
Numbers are in $, USD

Revenue (FY, 2016)

3.4 b

Revenue growth (FY, 2015 - FY, 2016), %


Gross profit (FY, 2016)

314.8 m

Gross profit margin (FY, 2016), %


Net income (FY, 2016)

30.5 m

EBIT (FY, 2016)

91.7 m

Market capitalization (21-Jun-2017)

768.2 m

Closing share price (21-Jun-2017)


Cash (31-Dec-2016)

304.2 m
Green Plains's current market capitalization is $768.2 m.
FY, 2010FY, 2011FY, 2012FY, 2013FY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016


2.1 b3.6 b3.5 b3 b3.2 b3 b3.4 b

Revenue growth, %


Cost of goods sold

2.9 b2.9 b2.7 b3.1 b

Gross profit

173 m374.8 m236 m314.8 m

Gross profit Margin, %


Operating expense total

2.9 b3.3 b

Depreciation and amortization

50.9 m62.1 m66 m


110.4 m290.4 m62.6 m91.7 m

EBIT margin, %


Interest expense

26.1 m36.6 m37.5 m33.4 m39.9 m40.4 m51.9 m

Interest income

294 k635 k1.2 m1.5 m

Pre tax profit

72.3 m250.4 m21.5 m38.4 m

Income tax expense

17.9 m23.7 m13.4 m28.9 m90.9 m6.2 m7.9 m

Net Income

43.4 m159.5 m15.2 m30.5 m
Y, 2009Y, 2010Y, 2011Y, 2012Y, 2013Y, 2014Y, 2015FY, 2016


89.8 m233.2 m175 m254.3 m272 m425.5 m384.9 m304.2 m


158.3 m255 m354 m422.2 m

Current Assets

633.3 m910.9 m912.6 m1 b


806 m825.2 m922.1 m1.2 b


40.9 m40.9 m40.9 m183.7 m

Total Assets

1.5 b1.8 b1.9 b2.5 b

Accounts Payable

112 m170.2 m168.5 m192.3 m

Current Liabilities

409.2 m511.5 m438.7 m594.9 m

Additional Paid-in Capital

469 m569.4 m577.8 m659.2 m

Retained Earnings

148.5 m299.1 m291 m283.2 m

Total Equity

545.4 m797.4 m958.9 m979.2 m

Financial Leverage

2.8 x2.3 x2 x2.6 x
FY, 2013FY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016

Net Income

43.4 m159.5 m15.2 m30.5 m

Depreciation and Amortization

51 m60.4 m66 m84.2 m

Accounts Receivable

(25 m)(28 m)41.9 m(37 m)


22.8 m(91 m)(78 m)(42 m)

Cash From Operating Activities

107.3 m221.6 m10.2 m83 m

Purchases of PP&E

(19.8 m)(59.5 m)(63.4 m)(58.2 m)

Cash From Financing Activities

58 m10.5 m132.3 m409 m

Interest Paid

30.6 m38.2 m38.1 m38.2 m

Income Taxes Paid

2.7 m61.8 m43.8 m4.7 m
Numbers are in $, USDY, 2016


3.4 m

Financial Leverage

2.6 x

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