Green Plains, Inc. Operating Cash Flow

Operating Cash Flow of GPRE for past 10 years: annual, quarterly and twelve month trailing (TTM) including Operating Cash Flow growth rates and interactive chart. Operating cash flow (OCF) is a measure of the amount of cash generated by a company's normal business operations. Operating cash flow indicates whether a company can generate sufficient positive cash flow to maintain and grow its operations, otherwise it may require external financing for expansion or even survival. A negative number means the company is funded through external capital (debt or equity issuance) or cash available on the balance sheet. A positive number means that a company generates enough cash to pay for its operations.


Highlights and Quick Summary

  • Operating Cash Flow for the quarter ending December 30, 2019 was $-9.17 Million (a -128.79% decrease compared to previous quarter)
  • Year-over-year quarterly Operating Cash Flow decreased by -55.89%
  • Annual Operating Cash Flow for 2019 was $-9.53 Million (a -124.46% decrease from previous year)
  • Annual Operating Cash Flow for 2018 was $39 Million (a -121.39% decrease from previous year)
  • Annual Operating Cash Flow for 2017 was $-182 Million (a -280.89% decrease from previous year)
  • Twelve month Operating Cash Flow ending December 30, 2019 was $-9.53 Million (a -79.18% decrease compared to previous quarter)
  • Twelve month trailing Operating Cash Flow decreased by -116.08% year-over-year
Trailing Operating Cash Flow for the last four month:
30 Dec '19 29 Sep '19 29 Jun '19 30 Mar '19
$-9.53 Million $-45.8 Million $-39.1 Million $59.3 Million
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Historical Operating Cash Flow of Green Plains, Inc.

Most recent Operating Cash Flowof GPRE including historical data for past 10 years.

Interactive Chart of Operating Cash Flow of Green Plains, Inc.

Green Plains, Inc. Operating Cash Flow for the past 10 Years (both Annual and Quarterly)

(All values are in $ million)

Year Q1 Q2 Q3 Q4 Fiscal Year
2019 $-9.17 $31.85 $-11.43 $-20.78 $-9.53
2018 $-45.42 $38.53 $86.95 $-41.09 $38.97
2017 $-67.93 $-76.49 $22.41 $-60.15 $-182.16
2016 $37.51 $58.25 $84.74 $-79.81 $100.7
2015 $21.35 $-30.68 $68.98 $-45.78 $13.87
2014 $-4.02 $74.55 $201.23 $-50.22 $221.55
2013 $-13.76 $51.31 $81.68 $-11.9 $107.34
2012 $3.7 $22.99 $52.48 $-92.89 $-13.72
2011 $92.94 $35.54 $71.6 $-91.2 $108.89
2010 $14.21 $-11.94 $12.94 $19.6 $34.82
2009 $41.31 $16.21 $6.47 $-10.57 $53.43

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.