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Green Plains Inc. (GPRE) - 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.HighlightsGreen Plains Inc. (Green Plains) is a diversified commodity-processing vertical integrated company that produces, markets, and distributes ethanol. The company carries out grain handling and storage; ethanol, distiller grains, and corn oil production; and marketing and distribution of its products. It market wet, modified wet and dried distiller grains to local markets and dried distiller grains to local, national and international markets. Green Plains sell ethanol to various markets through sales agreements with integrated energy companies; retailers, traders and resellers in the US and exports to Brazil, Canada, Europe and other international markets. The company has cattle feedlot operation in Kansas; grain elevators in Nebraska, Iowa, and Missouri; dry mill ethanol production plants in Nebraska, Indiana, Minnesota, Texas, Virginia, Iowa, Tennessee, and Michigan; and eight fuel terminal facilities at Alabama, Louisiana, Mississippi, Arkansas, Kentucky, Tennessee, and Oklahoma rail lines. Green Plains is headquartered in Omaha, Nebraska, the US.Green Plains Inc. Key Recent DevelopmentsFeb 09, 2016: Green Plains Reports Fourth Quarter and Full Year 2015 Financial ResultsNov 02, 2015: Green Plains Reports Third Quarter 2015 Financial ResultsJul 29, 2015: Green Plains negotiates on improving ethanol exports to MexicoJul 28, 2015: Green Plains Reports Second Quarter 2015 Financial ResultsApr 28, 2015: Green Plains Reports First Quarter 2015 Financial ResultsKey benefits of buying this profile include:You get detailed information about the company and its operations to identify potential customers and suppliers.- The profile analyzes the company’s business structure, operations, major products and services, prospects, locations and subsidiaries, key executives and their biographies and key competitors.Understand and respond to your competitors’ business structure and strategies, and capitalize on their weaknesses. Stay up to date on the major developments affecting the company.- The company’s core strengths and weaknesses and areas of development or decline are analyzed and presented in the profile objectively. Recent developments in the company covered in the profile help you track important events.Equip yourself with information that enables you to sharpen your strategies and transform your operations profitably.- Opportunities that the company can explore and exploit are sized up and its growth potential assessed in the profile. Competitive and/or technological threats are highlighted.Scout for potential investments and acquisition targets, with detailed insight into the companies’ strategic, financial and operational performance.- Financial ratio presented for major public companies in the profile include the revenue trends, profitability, growth, margins and returns, liquidity and leverage, financial position and efficiency ratios.Gain key insights into the company for academic or business research.- Key elements such as SWOT analysis, corporate strategy and financial ratios and charts are incorporated in the profile to assist your academic or business research needs.Note: Some sections may be missing if data is unavailable for the company
Table of ContentsTable of Contents 2List of Tables 4List of Figures 5Section 1 - About the Company 6Green Plains Inc. - Key Facts 6Green Plains Inc. - Key Employees 7Green Plains Inc. - Key Employee Biographies 8Green Plains Inc. - Major Products and Services 9Green Plains Inc. - History 10Green Plains Inc. - Company Statement 12Green Plains Inc. - Locations And Subsidiaries 15Head Office 15Other Locations & Subsidiaries 15Section 2 – Company Analysis 17Green Plains Inc. - Business Description 17Green Plains Inc. - Corporate Strategy 18Green Plains Inc. - SWOT Analysis 19SWOT Analysis - Overview 19Green Plains Inc. - Strengths 19Strength - Vertical Integration 19Strength - Asset Portfolio 19Strength - Net Working Capital 19Green Plains Inc. - Weaknesses 20Weakness - Operational Performance 20Weakness - Business Performance: Marketing and Distribution 20Green Plains Inc. - Opportunities 21Opportunity - Prospective Outlook for Ethanol: the US 21Opportunity - Acquisitions 21Opportunity - Strategic Initiatives 21Green Plains Inc. - Threats 22Threat - Support For Cellulosic Ethanol 22Threat - Commodity Price Fluctuations 22Threat - Product Substitutes for Ethanol 22Green Plains Inc. - Key Competitors 23Section 3 – Company Financial Ratios 24Financial Ratios - Capital Market Ratios 24Financial Ratios - Annual Ratios 25Performance Chart 27Financial Performance 27Financial Ratios - Interim Ratios 28Financial Ratios - Ratio Charts 29Section 4 – Company’s Power, Oil & Gas Financial Deals and Alliances 30Green Plains Inc., Power, Deals By Year, 2010 to YTD 2016 30Green Plains Inc., Power, Deals By Type, 2010 to YTD 2016 31Green Plains Inc., Petrochemicals, Deals By Year, 2010 to YTD 2016 32Green Plains Inc., Petrochemicals, Deals By Type, 2010 to YTD 2016 33Green Plains Inc., Recent Deals Summary 34Section 5 – Company’s Recent Developments 35Feb 09, 2016: Green Plains Reports Fourth Quarter and Full Year 2015 Financial Results 35Nov 02, 2015: Green Plains Reports Third Quarter 2015 Financial Results 36Jul 29, 2015: Green Plains negotiates on improving ethanol exports to Mexico 38Jul 28, 2015: Green Plains Reports Second Quarter 2015 Financial Results 39Apr 28, 2015: Green Plains Reports First Quarter 2015 Financial Results 40Feb 04, 2015: Green Plains Reports Fourth Quarter and Full-Year 2014 Financial Results 41Section 6 – Appendix 43Methodology 43Ratio Definitions 43About GlobalData 47Contact Us 47Disclaimer 47List of TablesGreen Plains Inc., Key Facts 6Green Plains Inc., Key Employees 7Green Plains Inc., Key Employee Biographies 8Green Plains Inc., Major Products and Services 9Green Plains Inc., History 10Green Plains Inc., Subsidiaries 15Green Plains Inc., Key Competitors 23Green Plains Inc., Ratios based on current share price 24Green Plains Inc., Annual Ratios 25Green Plains Inc., Interim Ratios 28Green Plains Inc., Power, Deals By Year, 2010 to YTD 2016 30Green Plains Inc., Power, Deals By Type, 2010 to YTD 2016 31Green Plains Inc., Petrochemicals, Deals By Year, 2010 to YTD 2016 32Green Plains Inc., Petrochemicals, Deals By Type, 2010 to YTD 2016 33Green Plains Inc., Recent Deals Summary 34Currency Codes 43Capital Market Ratios 43Equity Ratios 44Profitability Ratios 44Cost Ratios 45Liquidity Ratios 45Leverage Ratios 46Efficiency Ratios 46List of FiguresGreen Plains Inc., Performance Chart (2011 - 2015) 27Green Plains Inc., Ratio Charts 29Green Plains Inc., Power, Deals By Year, 2010 to YTD 2016 30Green Plains Inc., Power, Deals by Type, 2010 to YTD 2016 31Green Plains Inc., Petrochemicals, Deals By Year, 2010 to YTD 2016 32Green Plains Inc., Petrochemicals, Deals by Type, 2010 to YTD 2016 33