Dividend Growth of Green Plains, Inc.(GPRE)

Green Plains(GPRE) is having a Dividend Yield of 2.03% with the Annual cash Dividend per share of $0.48. The last quarter cash dividend per share pay out was $0.12. Green Plains has a 5 year average dividend yield of 1% and the stock has a Indicated annual dividend of $0.48. Green Plains(GPRE) formally announced its most recent dividend on February 9, 2017 with a Dividend per share of $0.12. The new indicated annual dividend based on announced dividend per share is $0.48. The dividend yield based on the forward looking indicated annual dividend is 2.03%. Green Plains(GPRE) has the most recent dividend payout ratio of 1.92 with a 5-year average payout ratio of 0.4. Companys change in pay out ratio when compared to the last 5 years average pay out ratio has been 1.52. The 5 year historical dividend growth of Green Plains(GPRE) is at the rate of 51.41% while the R-Squared dividend growth is 0.84. If the value of R-Square is close to one, it indicates a perfect fit and the higher value conforms to the regression line while data close to zero indicates the opposite.

Green Plains, Inc. (NASDAQ:GPRE) rose 0.21% or 0.05 points on Thursday and made its way into the gainers of the day. After trading began at $23.75 the stock was seen hitting $24 as a peak level and $23.35 as the lowest level. The stock ended up at $23.75. The daily volume was measured at 790,670 shares. The 52-week high of the share price is $29.85 and the 52-week low is $13.19. The company has a market cap of $911 million. Green Plains Inc. has dropped 7.95% in the last five trading days, however, the shares have posted positive gains of 0.21% in the last 4 weeks. Green Plains Inc. has dropped 2.86% during the last 3-month period . Year-to-Date the stock performance stands at -14.72%.

Currently the company Insiders own 7.6% of Green Plains, Inc. shares according to the proxy statements. In the past twelve weeks, the net percent change held by company insiders has changed by -10.45% . Institutional Investors own 97.67% of Green Plains, Inc. shares. During last six month period, the net percent change held by insiders has seen a change of -9.07%. Company has reported several Insider transactions to the SEC, on Dec 21, 2016, Michelle Mapes (EVP – Gen Counsel Corp Sec) sold 2,000 shares at 29.26 per share price.On Dec 19, 2016, Walter S Cronin (EVP – Commercial Operations) sold 850 shares at 29.50 per share price.On Dec 15, 2016, James F Crowley (director) sold 3,686 shares at 27.12 per share price.

Green Plains Inc Last issued its quarterly earnings results on Oct 31, 2016. The company reported $0.20 EPS for the quarter, missing the analyst consensus estimate by $ -0.04. Analyst had a consensus of $0.24. The company had revenue of $841.90 million for the quarter, compared to analysts expectations of $863.46 million. The companys revenue was up 13.3% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same quarter in the previous year, the company posted $0.16 EPS.

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.

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