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GPRE: Ethanol Margin And Inventory Levels Remain Healthy

|Includes:Green Plains Inc. (GPRE)

Weekly EIA data on ethanol production and inventory levels suggest a continuation of a balanced supply and demand environment. Although stocks did increase 0.8% versus the prior week and are up 5.7% versus a month ago, they remain a healthy 15.1% below year-ago levels. Meanwhile, cash margins for ethanol have stabilized in the $2/gallon range, supported by strong ethanol prices relative to mostly flat corn costs.

Long-term thesis on GPRE can be found here.

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