What Does Stochastic %K say about Green Plains Inc. (NASDAQ:GPRE)?


Technical Indicators and Signals

The stochastic oscillator indicator is the important indicator to compare the security price over a certain period of time. The stochastic %K of Green Plains Inc. (NASDAQ:GPRE) for the period of 9-Day stands at 16.77% while the stochastic %D for the same period stands at 14.14%.

The 7-Day Average Directional Index ADX (also known as Trend Strength Indicator) of Green Plains Inc. (NASDAQ:GPRE) signals “Sell” while other important signals like the 20-Day Moving Average Vs. Price signals “Sell”.

Another important signal of trend and momentum of a security is 20-50 Day MACD Oscillator or Moving Average Convergence Divergence signals “Buy” for Green Plains Inc. (NASDAQ:GPRE) while 20-100 Day MACD Oscillator indicates “Buy”.

Bollinger band is a volatility indicator of a certain security, currently Green Plains Inc. (NASDAQ:GPRE)’s 20-Day Bollinger Band indicates “Hold”.

About Company

Green Plains Inc. is vertically integrated producer, marketer and distributer of ethanol. The company operates through four segments: Ethanol Production, Corn Oil Production, Agribusiness, and Marketing and Distribution. It produces ethanol and co-products, such as wet, modified wet or dried distillers grains, as well as extracts non-edible corn oil. The company is also involved in buying and selling bulk grain primarily corn and soybeans. Green Plains Inc., formerly known as Green Plains Renewable Energy, Inc., is headquartered in Omaha, Nebraska.

Previous Day Activity Analysis

On the last trading day, Green Plains Inc. (NASDAQ:GPRE) opened the session at $19.45 and after going down -2.05% closed at $19.1. The stock lost -0.35 points in the last trade.

Green Plains Inc. (NASDAQ:GPRE)’s stock fluctuated in the range of $19.10 and $19.60 during the previous active session. Green Plains Inc. (NASDAQ:GPRE) traded with the volume of 867112 with average volume of 864.37 Million. The stock has LOW volatility on the last trading session.

Currently the Beta for the company remains at 1.6 while ATR (Average True Range) and RSI (Relative Strength Index) are at 0.64 and 43.81 respectively.

Currently the Insider Ownership of the shares of Green Plains Inc. (NASDAQ:GPRE) is at 4.5% and the shares outstanding are 41.81 Million.

Important Ratio Analysis

Some important ratios to consider here for Green Plains Inc. (NASDAQ:GPRE) are discussed below:

Dividend yield of Green Plains Inc. (NASDAQ:GPRE) stands at 2.51% whereas Price to Earnings P/E ratio stands at 108.52 while Forward P/E shows the value of 18.02.

The PEG ratio (Price to Earning to Growth) emits the value of 7.23. The Price to Sale P/S and Price to Book P/B shows the value of 0.23 and 0.88 respectively. While Price to Cash P/C and Price to Free Cash Flow P/FCF stands at 4.09 and 0 correspondingly.

The Quick Ratio of Green Plains Inc. (NASDAQ:GPRE) stands at 0.8 while the Current Ratio depicts the value of 1.6.

Return on Assets ROA of Green Plains Inc. (NASDAQ:GPRE) is at 0.3% whereas, Return on Equity ROE and Return of Investment ROI of Green Plains Inc. (NASDAQ:GPRE) stand at 0.8% and 4.3% respectively.

The payout ratio of Green Plains Inc. (NASDAQ:GPRE) stands at 248.1%.

Stock Performance Analysis

The stock performance of Green Plains Inc. (NASDAQ:GPRE) on the basis of 5 day trade show the dip of -3.05% whereas, the monthly performance of the stock shows decrease of -6.14%.

The quarterly performance of the stock remained in red zone with the value of -0.52% while six month performance of the shares of Green Plains Inc. (NASDAQ:GPRE) remained bearish with the count of -17.67%.

The yearly and YTD performance of Green Plains Inc. (NASDAQ:GPRE) remained down at -26.96% and -31.42% respectively.