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 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.

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 (19-May-2017)

$896.2 m

Closing share price (19-May-2017)


Cash (31-Dec-2016)

$304.2 m
Green Plains's current market capitalization is $896.2 m.
FY, 2010FY, 2011FY, 2012FY, 2013FY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016


$2.1 b$3.6 b$3.5 b$3 b$3.2 b$3 b$3.4 b

Revenue growth, %


Cost of goods sold

$2.9 b$2.9 b$2.7 b$3.1 b

Gross profit

$173 m$374.8 m$236 m$314.8 m

Gross profit Margin, %


Operating expense total

$2.9 b$3.3 b

Depreciation and amortization

$50.9 m$62.1 m$66 m


$110.4 m$290.4 m$62.6 m$91.7 m

EBIT margin, %


Interest expense

$26.1 m$36.6 m$37.5 m$33.4 m$39.9 m$40.4 m$51.9 m

Interest income

$294 k$635 k$1.2 m$1.5 m

Pre tax profit

$72.3 m$250.4 m$21.5 m$38.4 m

Income tax expense

$17.9 m$23.7 m$13.4 m$28.9 m$90.9 m$6.2 m$7.9 m

Net Income

$43.4 m$159.5 m$15.2 m$30.5 m
Y, 2009Y, 2010Y, 2011Y, 2012Y, 2013Y, 2014Y, 2015FY, 2016


$89.8 m$233.2 m$175 m$254.3 m$272 m$425.5 m$384.9 m$304.2 m

Accounts Receivable


$158.3 m$255 m$354 m$422.2 m

Current Assets

$633.3 m$910.9 m$912.6 m$1 b


$806 m$825.2 m$922.1 m$1.2 b


$40.9 m$40.9 m$40.9 m$183.7 m

Total Assets

$1.5 b$1.8 b$1.9 b$2.5 b

Accounts Payable

$112 m$170.2 m$168.5 m$192.3 m

Current Liabilities

$409.2 m$511.5 m$438.7 m$594.9 m

Additional Paid-in Capital

$469 m$569.4 m$577.8 m$659.2 m

Retained Earnings

$148.5 m$299.1 m$291 m$283.2 m

Total Equity

$545.4 m$797.4 m$958.9 m$979.2 m

Financial Leverage

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

Net Income

$43.4 m$159.5 m$15.2 m$30.5 m

Depreciation and Amortization

$51 m$60.4 m$66 m$84.2 m

Accounts Receivable

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


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

Accounts Payable

Cash From Operating Activities

$107.3 m$221.6 m$10.2 m$83 m

Purchases of PP&E

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

Cash From Financing Activities

$58 m$10.5 m$132.3 m$409 m

Interest Paid

$30.6 m$38.2 m$38.1 m$38.2 m

Income Taxes Paid

$2.7 m$61.8 m$43.8 m$4.7 m
Y, 2016


$3.4 m

Financial Leverage

2.6 x

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