Pacific Ethanol Inc. (NASDAQ: PEIX) started the day on January 13, 2021, with a price increase of 8.15% at $7.30. During the day, the stock rose to $8.06 and sunk to $6.81 before settling in for the price of $6.75 at the close. Taking a more long-term approach, PEIX posted a 52-week range of $0.22-$11.44.
The Energy sector firm’s twelve-monthly sales growth has been 5.20% for the last half of the decade. Meanwhile, its Annual Earning per share during the time was -33.40%. Nevertheless, stock’s Earnings Per Share (EPS) this year is -34.20%. This publicly-traded company’s shares outstanding now amounts to $58.50 million, simultaneously with a float of $56.12 million. The organization now has a market capitalization sitting at $520.27 million. At the time of writing, stock’s 50-day Moving Average stood at $6.11, while the 200-day Moving Average is $3.74.
It is quite necessary to find out the efficiency of the corporate organization, which has 500 number of employees on its payroll. It has generated 2,849,762 per worker during the last fiscal year. Meanwhile, its income per employee was -177,898. The stock had 19.99 Receivables turnover and 2.24 Total Asset turnover. For the Profitability, stocks gross margin was -0.74, operating margin was -3.22 and Pretax Margin of -7.11.
Pacific Ethanol Inc. (PEIX) Ownership Facts and Figures
Now let’s turn our focus to how large-scale investors are working with this stock of the Oil & Gas Refining & Marketing Industry. Pacific Ethanol Inc.’s current insider ownership accounts for 4.30%, in contrast to 38.20% institutional ownership. According to the most recent insider trade that took place on Dec 01, this organization’s VP, Gen. Counsel & Secy sold 37,179 shares at the rate of 6.02, making the entire transaction reach 223,632 in total value, affecting insider ownership by 130,931. Preceding that transaction, on Aug 27, Company’s Chief Financial Officer bought 5,000 for 3.55, making the whole transaction’s value amount to 17,750. This particular insider is now the holder of 287,725 in total.
Pacific Ethanol Inc. (PEIX) Earnings and Revenue Records
In the latest quarterly report released, which was put into the public domain on 9/29/2020, the organization reported $0.24 earnings per share (EPS) for the three months, surpassing the consensus estimate (set at $0.22) by $0.02. This company achieved a net margin of -6.24 while generating a return on equity of -34.24. Wall Street market experts anticipate that the next fiscal year will bring earnings of 0.36 per share during the current fiscal year.
Pacific Ethanol Inc.’s EPS decrease for this current 12-month fiscal period is -34.20% and is forecasted to reach 1.33 in the upcoming year. Considering the longer run, market analysts have predicted that Company’s EPS will increase by 20.00% through the next 5 years, which can be compared against the -33.40% growth it accomplished over the previous five years trading on the market.
Pacific Ethanol Inc. (NASDAQ: PEIX) Trading Performance Indicators
Let’s observe the current performance indicators for Pacific Ethanol Inc. (PEIX). It’s Quick Ratio in the last reported quarter now stands at 0.90. The Stock has managed to achieve an average true range (ATR) of 0.57. Another valuable indicator worth pondering is a publicly-traded company’s price to sales ratio for trailing twelve months, which is currently 0.48. Similarly, its price to free cash flow for trailing twelve months is now 7.08.
In the same vein, PEIX’s Diluted EPS (Earnings per Share) trailing twelve months is recorded -0.82, a figure that is expected to reach 0.24 in the next quarter, and analysts are predicting that it will be 1.33 at the market close of one year from today.
Technical Analysis of Pacific Ethanol Inc. (PEIX)
If we take a close look at the recent performances of Pacific Ethanol Inc. (NASDAQ: PEIX), its last 5-days Average volume was 7.06 million that shows progress from its year to date volume of 6.63 million. During the previous 9 days, stock’s Stochastic %D was recorded 76.93% While, its Average True Range was 0.61.
Raw Stochastic average of Pacific Ethanol Inc. (PEIX) in the period of the previous 100 days is set at 49.45%, which indicates a major fall in contrast to 72.56% during the last 2-weeks. If we go through the volatility metrics of the stock, In the past 14-days, Company’s historic volatility was 77.29% that was lower than 114.36% volatility it exhibited in the past 100-days period.