Green Plains, Inc. ROIC

ROIC of GPRE for past 10 years: annual, quarterly and twelve month trailing (TTM) including ROIC growth rates and interactive chart. Return on invested capital (ROIC) is a calculation used to assess a company's efficiency at allocating the capital under its control to profitable investments. Calculated as Net Operating Profit After Tax or EBIT*(1-tax rate) divided by average invested capital. Invested capital is calculated as equity plus long-term and short-term debt minus cash and short-term investments. ROIC is often compared to the Weighted average cost of capital (WACC). If it's above it, it is said the company is creating value, if it's below it's destroying it. A company with after tax operating profit of $10 million and invested capital of $50 million will have a ROIC of 20%.


Highlights and Quick Summary

  • Annual ROIC for 2019 was -8.6% (a -274.44% decrease from previous year)
  • Annual ROIC for 2018 was 4.93% (a 604.29% increase from previous year)
  • Annual ROIC for 2017 was 0.7% (a -78.72% decrease from previous year)
  • Twelve month ROIC ending December 30, 2019 was -8.6% (a 325.74% increase compared to previous quarter)
  • Twelve month trailing ROIC decreased by -401.75% year-over-year
Trailing ROIC for the last four month:
30 Dec '19 29 Sep '19 29 Jun '19 30 Mar '19
-8.6% -2.02% 0.1% 2.85%
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Historical ROIC of Green Plains, Inc.

Most recent ROICof GPRE including historical data for past 10 years.

Interactive Chart of ROIC of Green Plains, Inc.

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

Year Q1 Q2 Q3 Q4 Fiscal Year
2019 -8.6%
2018 4.93%
2017 0.7%
2016 3.29%
2015 3.13%
2014 17.63%
2013 8.32%
2012 5.77%
2011 7.05%
2010 6.35%
2009 3.66%

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.