Aigen Investment Management LP Acquires Shares of 25,372 Green Plains Inc. (NASDAQ:GPRE)

Aigen Investment Management LP acquired a new stake in Green Plains Inc. (NASDAQ:GPREFree Report) during the 4th quarter, according to its most recent Form 13F filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). The firm acquired 25,372 shares of the specialty chemicals company’s stock, valued at approximately $640,000.

Other institutional investors also recently bought and sold shares of the company. Grantham Mayo Van Otterloo & Co. LLC boosted its stake in shares of Green Plains by 11.9% in the third quarter. Grantham Mayo Van Otterloo & Co. LLC now owns 5,479,901 shares of the specialty chemicals company’s stock worth $164,945,000 after acquiring an additional 584,257 shares during the last quarter. Maven Securities LTD boosted its stake in shares of Green Plains by 100.0% in the third quarter. Maven Securities LTD now owns 600,000 shares of the specialty chemicals company’s stock worth $18,060,000 after acquiring an additional 300,000 shares during the last quarter. Tudor Investment Corp Et Al acquired a new stake in shares of Green Plains in the third quarter worth approximately $4,475,000. Trexquant Investment LP boosted its stake in shares of Green Plains by 1,498.3% in the fourth quarter. Trexquant Investment LP now owns 151,360 shares of the specialty chemicals company’s stock worth $3,817,000 after acquiring an additional 141,890 shares during the last quarter. Finally, Kailix Advisors LLC boosted its stake in shares of Green Plains by 25.6% in the fourth quarter. Kailix Advisors LLC now owns 644,610 shares of the specialty chemicals company’s stock worth $16,257,000 after acquiring an additional 131,404 shares during the last quarter.

Green Plains Trading Up 0.1 %

NASDAQ:GPRE opened at $19.41 on Thursday. Green Plains Inc. has a 52 week low of $18.42 and a 52 week high of $36.02. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.54, a quick ratio of 1.18 and a current ratio of 1.75. The stock’s fifty day moving average is $21.25 and its two-hundred day moving average is $22.69.

Green Plains (NASDAQ:GPREGet Free Report) last posted its earnings results on Friday, May 3rd. The specialty chemicals company reported ($0.81) EPS for the quarter, missing analysts’ consensus estimates of ($0.33) by ($0.48). The business had revenue of $597.20 million during the quarter, compared to analysts’ expectations of $654.40 million. Green Plains had a negative net margin of 2.43% and a negative return on equity of 7.86%. Green Plains’s revenue for the quarter was down 28.3% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same quarter in the prior year, the firm earned ($1.20) EPS. On average, equities research analysts predict that Green Plains Inc. will post -0.14 EPS for the current year.

Wall Street Analysts Forecast Growth

A number of equities analysts recently commented on GPRE shares. TheStreet downgraded Green Plains from a “c-” rating to a “d+” rating in a research report on Wednesday, February 7th. Stephens reiterated an “equal weight” rating and set a $24.00 price objective on shares of Green Plains in a research report on Tuesday, May 7th. UBS Group reduced their price objective on Green Plains from $31.00 to $28.00 and set a “buy” rating on the stock in a research report on Monday. BMO Capital Markets reduced their price objective on Green Plains from $25.00 to $22.00 and set a “market perform” rating on the stock in a research report on Monday, May 6th. Finally, Roth Mkm reduced their price objective on Green Plains from $55.00 to $40.00 and set a “buy” rating on the stock in a research report on Monday, May 6th. One investment analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, two have given a hold rating and six have given a buy rating to the stock. Based on data from MarketBeat.com, Green Plains presently has a consensus rating of “Moderate Buy” and a consensus price target of $30.38.

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Green Plains Inc produces low-carbon fuels in the United States and internationally. It operates through three segments: Ethanol Production, Agribusiness and Energy Services, and Partnership. The Ethanol Production segment produces ethanol, distillers grains, and ultra-high protein and renewable corn oil.

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