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. 

Omaha, US
Size (employees)
1,427 (est)+11%
Green Plains was founded in 2004 and is headquartered in Omaha, US
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Green Plains Office Locations

Green Plains has an office in Omaha, Fairmont, Wood River, Eckley and in 29 other locations
Omaha, US (HQ)
1811 Aksarben Drive
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
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Green Plains Financials and Metrics

Green Plains Financials

Green Plains's revenue was reported to be $3.60 b in FY, 2017

Revenue (FY, 2017)

3.6 b

Gross profit (FY, 2017)

294.6 m

Gross profit margin (FY, 2017), %


Net income (FY, 2017)

81.6 m

EBIT (FY, 2017)

41.7 m

Market capitalization (5-Mar-2018)

929.4 m

Cash (0-Mar-2018)

266.7 m


1.5 b
Green Plains's current market capitalization is $929.4 m.
usdFY, 2010FY, 2011FY, 2012FY, 2013FY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016FY, 2017


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

Revenue growth, %


Cost of goods sold

2.9 b2.9 b2.7 b3.1 b3.3 b

Gross profit

173 m374.8 m236 m314.8 m294.6 m
USDQ3, 2013Q1, 2014Q2, 2014Q3, 2014Q1, 2015Q2, 2015Q3, 2015Q1, 2016Q2, 2016Q3, 2016Q1, 2017Q2, 2017


758 m733.9 m837.9 m833.9 m738.4 m744.5 m742.8 m749.2 m887.7 m841.9 m887.7 m886.3 m

Cost of goods sold

716.9 m633.1 m759.5 m735.8 m712.8 m697.2 m724.7 m809.5 m758.9 m811.9 m830 m

Gross profit

41 m100.7 m78.3 m98.1 m25.6 m47.3 m24.5 m78.2 m83 m75.8 m56.2 m

Gross profit Margin, %

usdY, 2009Y, 2010Y, 2011Y, 2012Y, 2013Y, 2014Y, 2015FY, 2016FY, 2017


89.8 m233.2 m175 m254.3 m272 m425.5 m384.9 m304.2 m266.7 m

Accounts Receivable

44 k


158.3 m255 m354 m422.2 m711.9 m

Current Assets

633.3 m910.9 m912.6 m1 b1.2 b
USDQ3, 2013Q1, 2014Q2, 2014Q3, 2014Q1, 2015Q2, 2015Q3, 2015Q1, 2016Q2, 2016Q3, 2016Q1, 2017Q2, 2017


334.5 m207 m333.4 m401.1 m405.9 m399.5 m495.9 m383.4 m386.9 m407.4 m256.5 m195.4 m


116.1 m179.8 m135 m188.4 m269.1 m215.8 m263 m363.5 m280.7 m324.3 m465 m444.7 m

Current Assets

595.7 m616.6 m712.9 m782.8 m840.2 m812.8 m967.8 m918.2 m900.6 m953 m919.9 m866.2 m


40.9 m40.9 m40.9 m40.9 m40.9 m40.9 m40.9 m40.9 m40.9 m40.9 m183.7 m183.7 m
usdFY, 2013FY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016FY, 2017

Net Income

43.4 m159.5 m15.2 m30.5 m81.6 m

Depreciation and Amortization

51 m60.4 m66 m84.2 m107.4 m


22.8 m(91 m)(78 m)(42 m)(268.2 m)

Accounts Payable

6.5 m
USDQ3, 2013Q1, 2014Q2, 2014Q3, 2014Q1, 2015Q2, 2015Q3, 2015Q1, 2016Q2, 2016Q3, 2016Q1, 2017Q2, 2017

Net Income

17.9 m43.2 m75.5 m117.3 m(3.3 m)4.5 m14.5 m(19.8 m)(6.8 m)6.1 m1.7 m(10.1 m)

Depreciation and Amortization

37.8 m14.6 m29.4 m44.5 m15.4 m31.1 m48.6 m26.1 m60.2 m


56.3 m(21.4 m)29 m(24.4 m)(14.2 m)39.1 m(8 m)(9.6 m)73.3 m46.1 m(41.9 m)(1.1 m)

Cash From Operating Activities

121.1 m(50.2 m)151 m225.6 m(45.8 m)23.2 m(7.5 m)(81.9 m)2.8 m61 m(38.4 m)(12.6 m)
USDY, 2017


35.9 x


-9.4 x


2.7 m

Financial Leverage

2.6 x
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