Green Plains, Inc. Debt/Equity

Debt/Equity of GPRE for past 10 years: annual, quarterly and twelve month trailing (TTM) including Debt/Equity growth rates and interactive chart. The debt-to-equity (D/E) ratio is calculated by dividing a company's total interest-bearing liabilities by its shareholder equity. These numbers are available on the balance sheet of a company's financial statements. The ratio is used to evaluate a company's financial leverage. The debt/equity ratio can be compared to a company's historical average or to peers. A ratio above 1 indicates the company has more debt than equity and a ratio above 3 is considered high. Below 0.5 means the company has little debt and significant capacity to expand it.

Highlights and Quick Summary

  • Debt/Equity for the quarter ending March 30, 2020 was 0.51 (a 0.53% increase compared to previous quarter)
  • Year-over-year quarterly Debt/Equity decreased by -47.35%
  • Annual Debt/Equity for 2019 was 0.51 (a 49.88% increase from previous year)
  • Annual Debt/Equity for 2018 was 0.34 (a -73.84% decrease from previous year)
  • Annual Debt/Equity for 2017 was 1.3 (a 13.67% increase from previous year)
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Historical Debt/Equity of Green Plains, Inc.

Most recent Debt/Equityof GPRE including historical data for past 10 years.

Interactive Chart of Debt/Equity of Green Plains, Inc.

Green Plains, Inc. Debt/Equity for the past 10 Years (both Annual and Quarterly)

Year Q1 Q2 Q3 Q4 Fiscal Year
2020 0.51
2019 0.51 0.5 0.97 0.42 0.51
2018 0.34 0.86 0.83 0.81 0.34
2017 1.3 0.84 0.75 0.82 1.3
2016 1.14 0.74 0.54 0.53 1.14
2015 0.7 0.46 0.81 0.58 0.7
2014 0.84 0.64 0.71 0.86 0.84
2013 1.03 1.06 0.94 0.98 1.03
2012 1.0 1.12 1.18 1.61 1.0
2011 1.12 1.2 1.35 1.54 1.12
2010 1.34 1.17 1.12 1.11 1.34
2009 1.48 1.63 1.22 1.48

Business Profile of Green Plains, Inc.

Sector: Basic Materials
Industry: Chemicals
Green Plains Inc. produces, markets, and distributes ethanol in the United States and internationally. The company operates in four segments: Ethanol Production, Agribusiness and Energy Services, Food and Ingredients, and Partnership. The Ethanol Production segment produces and sells ethanol, distiller grains, and corn oil. The Agribusiness and Energy Services segment engages in the grain procurement, handling, and storage activities; and commodity marketing business, which purchases, markets, sells, and distributes ethanol, distiller grains, and corn oil, as well as grain, natural gas, and other commodities in various markets. This segment also provides grain drying and storage services to grain producers. The Food and Ingredients segment produces, trades in, and sells corn and soybean oil. The Partnership segment offers fuel storage and transportation services. As of December 31, 2019, this segment operated through 32 ethanol storage facilities; 7 fuel terminal facilities; and a fleet of approximately 2,630 leased railcars. The company was formerly known as Green Plains Renewable Energy, Inc. and changed its name to Green Plains Inc. in May 2014. Green Plains Inc. was founded in 2004 and is headquartered in Omaha, Nebraska.