Pacific Ethanol

Pacific Ethanol, Inc. (Pacific Ethanol) is a marketer and producer of low-carbon renewable fuels in the Western United States. Pacific Ethanol markets all the ethanol produced by four ethanol production facilities located in California, Idaho and Oregon, or the Pacific Ethanol Plants, all the ethanol produced by three other ethanol producers in the Western United States and ethanol purchased from other third-party suppliers throughout the United States. It also markets ethanol co-products, including wet distiller’s grains and syrup (WDG), for the Pacific Ethanol Plants. The Company holds a 34% ownership interest in New PE Holdco LLC (New PE Holdco), the plant owners, which collectively own the Pacific Ethanol Plants. The Company's ethanol customers are integrated oil companies and gasoline marketers who blend ethanol into gasoline. In July 2012, it acquired an additional 33% ownership interest in New PE Holdco LLC, the owner of the Pacific Ethanol plants

Sacramento, US
Size (employees)
465 (est)
Pacific Ethanol was founded in 2005 and is headquartered in Sacramento, US

Key People at Pacific Ethanol

Neil M. Koehler

Neil M. Koehler


Pacific Ethanol Office Locations

Pacific Ethanol has an office in Sacramento
Sacramento, US (HQ)
2060 Wells Fargo Center 400 Capitol Mall

Pacific Ethanol Data and Metrics

Pacific Ethanol Financial Metrics

Pacific Ethanol's revenue was reported to be $1.6 b in 2016
Numbers are in $, USD

Revenue (Y, 2016)

1.6 b

Gross profit (Y, 2016)

51.8 m

Gross profit margin (Y, 2016), %


Net income (Y, 2016)

1.5 m

EBIT (Y, 2016)

23.5 m

Market capitalization (26-May-2017)

273.2 m

Closing share price (26-May-2017)


Cash (31-Dec-2016)

68.6 m
Pacific Ethanol's current market capitalization is $273.2 m.
Numbers are in $, USDFY, 2013FY, 2014Y, 2016


908.4 m1.1 b1.6 b

Revenue growth, %


Cost of goods sold

875.5 m998.9 m1.6 b

Gross profit

32.9 m108.5 m51.8 m

Gross profit Margin, %



18.9 m91.4 m23.5 m

EBIT margin, %


Pre tax profit

(1.2 m)

Net Income

(1.2 m)26 m1.5 m
Numbers are in $, USDFY, 2013FY, 2014FY, 2016


5.2 m62.1 m68.6 m

Accounts Receivable


23.4 m18.6 m60.1 m

Current Assets

79.4 m139.6 m235.2 m


465.2 m

Total Assets

241 m299.5 m708.2 m

Accounts Payable

Current Liabilities

28.2 m25.4 m78.8 m

Additional Paid-in Capital

621.6 m725.8 m922.7 m

Retained Earnings

(532.4 m)(512.3 m)(532.2 m)

Total Equity

94.9 m218 m418.3 m

Financial Leverage

2.5 x1.4 x1.7 x
Numbers are in $, USDFY, 2013FY, 2014FY, 2016

Net Income

26 m1.5 m

Accounts Receivable

(9.4 m)726 k(25 m)


(2.2 m)3.9 m750 k

Accounts Payable

8.9 m1.9 m9.3 m

Cash From Operating Activities

14.2 m88.3 m40.4 m

Purchases of PP&E

(4 m)(13.3 m)(19.2 m)

Cash From Investing Activities

(6.3 m)(19.3 m)(14.6 m)

Short-term Borrowings

(1.6 m)(4.9 m)

Cash From Financing Activities

(10.3 m)(12.1 m)(9.9 m)

Interest Paid

7.5 m6.6 m11.2 m

Income Taxes Paid

17.9 m
Numbers are in $, USDY, 2016


11.9 m

Financial Leverage

1.7 x

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