Tristan R. Brown
Alternative energy, long/short equity, commodities, energy

Renewable Energy Group Has 150%+ Upside On Higher Capacity And The Blend Wall

Summary: The arrival of the ethanol blend wall in the U.S. makes biodiesel the primary biofuel growth market in the U.S. over the next two years. Already the country's largest biodiesel producer by volume, REGI's recent purchases of additional capacity and a stronger balance sheet give it 164% upside by the end of 2014.

Renewable Energy Group (NASDAQ:REGI) is one of the rare success stories in the U.S. biofuel sector at present. Of the four producers of biodiesel and/or renewable diesel to have gone public in recent years, it is the only one that is currently trading above its IPO price (see figure). Its performance in 2013 has been especially notable, as the company's shares have increased...

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