Reviewing Green Plains Partners (GPP) and Its Peers

Green Plains Partners (NASDAQ: GPP) is one of 25 publicly-traded companies in the “Industrial organic chemicals” industry, but how does it contrast to its peers? We will compare Green Plains Partners to related companies based on the strength of its risk, earnings, profitability, analyst recommendations, dividends, institutional ownership and valuation.

Analyst Recommendations

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This is a breakdown of current ratings and target prices for Green Plains Partners and its peers, as provided by MarketBeat.

Sell Ratings Hold Ratings Buy Ratings Strong Buy Ratings Rating Score
Green Plains Partners 1 0 4 0 2.60
Green Plains Partners Competitors 120 476 741 26 2.49

Green Plains Partners presently has a consensus target price of $21.80, indicating a potential upside of 22.82%. As a group, “Industrial organic chemicals” companies have a potential upside of 9.24%. Given Green Plains Partners’ stronger consensus rating and higher possible upside, equities analysts plainly believe Green Plains Partners is more favorable than its peers.

Valuation and Earnings

This table compares Green Plains Partners and its peers revenue, earnings per share (EPS) and valuation.

Gross Revenue Net Income Price/Earnings Ratio
Green Plains Partners $106.99 million $58.86 million 9.81
Green Plains Partners Competitors $3.36 billion $346.13 million 4.25

Green Plains Partners’ peers have higher revenue and earnings than Green Plains Partners. Green Plains Partners is trading at a higher price-to-earnings ratio than its peers, indicating that it is currently more expensive than other companies in its industry.

Insider & Institutional Ownership

46.0% of Green Plains Partners shares are owned by institutional investors. Comparatively, 52.8% of shares of all “Industrial organic chemicals” companies are owned by institutional investors. 14.0% of shares of all “Industrial organic chemicals” companies are owned by company insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that endowments, large money managers and hedge funds believe a company is poised for long-term growth.

Dividends

Green Plains Partners pays an annual dividend of $1.88 per share and has a dividend yield of 10.6%. Green Plains Partners pays out 103.9% of its earnings in the form of a dividend, suggesting it may not have sufficient earnings to cover its dividend payment in the future. As a group, “Industrial organic chemicals” companies pay a dividend yield of 2.5% and pay out 41.9% of their earnings in the form of a dividend.

Risk & Volatility

Green Plains Partners has a beta of 0.67, indicating that its share price is 33% less volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Green Plains Partners’ peers have a beta of 0.49, indicating that their average share price is 51% less volatile than the S&P 500.

Profitability

This table compares Green Plains Partners and its peers’ net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net Margins Return on Equity Return on Assets
Green Plains Partners 55.02% -92.54% 63.82%
Green Plains Partners Competitors -11.48% -11.19% -5.31%

Summary

Green Plains Partners beats its peers on 8 of the 15 factors compared.

Green Plains Partners Company Profile

Green Plains Partners LP provides ethanol and fuel storage, terminal and transportation services by owning, operating, developing and acquiring ethanol and fuel storage tanks, terminals, transportation assets and other related assets and businesses. The company was founded in March 2, 2015 and is headquartered in Omaha, NE.

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