Pacific Ethanol, Inc. (PEIX) - Financial and Strategic SWOT Analysis Review

 Published On: Apr, 2016 |    No of Pages: 46 |  Published By: GlobalData | Format: PDF
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Pacific Ethanol, Inc. (PEIX) - Financial and Strategic SWOT Analysis Review provides you an in-depth strategic SWOT analysis of the company's businesses and operations. The profile has been compiled by GlobalData to bring to you a clear and an unbiased view of the company's key strengths and weaknesses and the potential opportunities and threats. The profile helps you formulate strategies that augment your business by enabling you to understand your partners, customers and competitors better.

The profile contains critical company information including:

- Business description - A detailed description of the company's operations and business divisions.
- Corporate strategy - Analyst's summarization of the company's business strategy.
- SWOT Analysis - A detailed analysis of the company's strengths, weakness, opportunities and threats.
- Company history - Progression of key events associated with the company.
- Major products and services - A list of major products, services and brands of the company.
- Key competitors - A list of key competitors to the company.
- Key employees - A list of the key executives of the company.
- Executive biographies - A brief summary of the executives' employment history.
- Key operational heads - A list of personnel heading key departments/functions.
- Important locations and subsidiaries - A list and contact details of key locations and subsidiaries of the company.
- Detailed financial ratios for the past five years - The latest financial ratios derived from the annual financial statements published by the company with 5 years history.
- Interim ratios for the last five interim periods - The latest financial ratios derived from the quarterly/semi-annual financial statements published by the company for 5 interims history.

Highlights

Pacific Ethanol, Inc. (Pacific Ethanol) produces and markets low-carbon renewable fuels. It is the sixth largest producer of ethanol in the US based on volumes. The company also sells co-products, including wet distillers grain (WDG), a nutritional animal feed. It provides transportation, storage and delivery services through third-party service providers across the Western US, mainly in California, Arizona, Nevada, Utah, Oregon, Colorado, Idaho and Washington. The company caters its products to integrated oil companies, animal feed distributors, dairy operators and gasoline marketers. It has ethanol production facilities in Boardman, Oregon; Burley, Idaho; Stockton, California and Madera, California. Pacific Ethanol is headquartered in California, US.

Pacific Ethanol, Inc. Key Recent Developments

Nov 04, 2015: Pacific Ethanol Reports Third Quarter 2015 Results
Jul 29, 2015: Pacific Ethanol Reports Second Quarter 2015 Results
Jul 28, 2015: Pacific Ethanol Now Producing Corn Oil at Columbia Plant in Boardman, Oregon
Jun 02, 2015: Whitefox Commissioning Ethanol Dehydration Unit at Pacific Ethanol Inc.
May 11, 2015: Pacific Ethanol Reports First Quarter 2015 Results

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Table of Contents
Table of Contents 2
List of Tables 4
List of Figures 5
Section 1 - About the Company 6
Pacific Ethanol, Inc. - Key Facts 6
Pacific Ethanol, Inc. - Key Employees 7
Pacific Ethanol, Inc. - Key Employee Biographies 8
Pacific Ethanol, Inc. - Major Products and Services 10
Pacific Ethanol, Inc. - History 11
Pacific Ethanol, Inc. - Company Statement 14
Pacific Ethanol, Inc. - Locations And Subsidiaries 16
Head Office 16
Other Locations & Subsidiaries 16
Affiliate 17
Section 2 - Company Analysis 18
Pacific Ethanol, Inc. - Business Description 18
Pacific Ethanol, Inc. - Corporate Strategy 19
Pacific Ethanol, Inc. - SWOT Analysis 20
SWOT Analysis - Overview 20
Pacific Ethanol, Inc. - Strengths 20
Strength - Low Carbon-Intensity Ethanol 20
Strength - Strategic Locations 20
Strength - Increasing Net Working Capital 20
Pacific Ethanol, Inc. - Weaknesses 21
Weakness - Cost Efficiency 21
Weakness - Rising Debt Burden 21
Weakness - Increasing Trade Receivables 21
Pacific Ethanol, Inc. - Opportunities 22
Opportunity - Growth in Ethanol Production 22
Opportunity - Strategic Initiatives 22
Opportunity - Acquisition of Aventine 22
Pacific Ethanol, Inc. - Threats 23
Threat - Competition 23
Threat - Product Substitutes for Ethanol 23
Threat - Stringent Regulatory Environment 23
Pacific Ethanol, Inc. - Key Competitors 24
Section 3 - Company Financial Ratios 25
Financial Ratios - Capital Market Ratios 25
Financial Ratios - Annual Ratios 26
Performance Chart 27
Financial Performance 27
Financial Ratios - Interim Ratios 28
Financial Ratios - Ratio Charts 29
Section 4 - Company's Recent Developments 30
Nov 04, 2015: Pacific Ethanol Reports Third Quarter 2015 Results 30
Jul 29, 2015: Pacific Ethanol Reports Second Quarter 2015 Results 32
Jul 28, 2015: Pacific Ethanol Now Producing Corn Oil at Columbia Plant in Boardman, Oregon 34
Jun 02, 2015: Whitefox Commissioning Ethanol Dehydration Unit at Pacific Ethanol Inc. 35
May 11, 2015: Pacific Ethanol Reports First Quarter 2015 Results 36
May 07, 2015: Pacific Ethanol Begins Production of Corn Oil at Madera Plant 37
May 06, 2015: Whitefox Signs Agreement With Pacific Ethanol Inc. 38
Mar 31, 2015: Ener-Core Provides Update on Commercial Progress with Dresser-Rand and Pacific Ethanol 39
Jan 12, 2015: Pacific Ethanol Stockton Plant to Install Innovative Cogeneration Technology 40
Jan 06, 2015: Pacific Ethanol to Present at Sidoti & Company Emerging Growth Institutional Investor Forum 41
Section 5 - Appendix 42
Methodology 42
Ratio Definitions 42
About GlobalData 46
Contact Us 46
Disclaimer 46

List of Tables
Pacific Ethanol, Inc., Key Facts 6
Pacific Ethanol, Inc., Key Employees 7
Pacific Ethanol, Inc., Key Employee Biographies 8
Pacific Ethanol, Inc., Major Products and Services 10
Pacific Ethanol, Inc., History 11
Pacific Ethanol, Inc., Subsidiaries 16
Pacific Ethanol, Inc., Affiliate 17
Pacific Ethanol, Inc., Key Competitors 24
Pacific Ethanol, Inc., Ratios based on current share price 25
Pacific Ethanol, Inc., Annual Ratios 26
Pacific Ethanol, Inc., Interim Ratios 28
Currency Codes 42
Capital Market Ratios 42
Equity Ratios 43
Profitability Ratios 43
Cost Ratios 44
Liquidity Ratios 44
Leverage Ratios 45
Efficiency Ratios 45

List of Figures
Pacific Ethanol, Inc., Performance Chart (2011 - 2015) 27
Pacific Ethanol, Inc., Ratio Charts 29


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