DB:ZGV3

Stock Analysis Report

Executive Summary

Gevo, Inc., a renewable chemicals and low-carbon fuel company, focuses on the development and commercialization of renewable alternatives to petroleum-based products in the United States.

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Fundamentals

Flawless balance sheet with high growth potential.

Risks

  • Gevo has significant price volatility in the past 3 months.
  • Gevo is covered by less than 3 analysts.

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Share Price & News

How has Gevo's share price performed over time and what events caused price changes?


Latest Share Price and Events


Market Performance


7 Day Return

4.0%

DB:ZGV3

-0.1%

DE Oil and Gas

0.2%

DE Market


1 Year Return

-19.4%

DB:ZGV3

15.5%

DE Oil and Gas

-10.0%

DE Market

ZGV3 underperformed the Oil and Gas industry which returned 15.5% over the past year.

ZGV3 underperformed the Market in Germany which returned -10% over the past year.


Share holder returns

ZGV3IndustryMarket
7 Day4.0%-0.1%0.2%
30 Day5.9%-6.8%-3.3%
90 Day26.4%-7.4%-3.9%
1 Year-19.4%-19.4%19.2%15.5%-7.1%-10.0%
3 Year-98.8%-98.8%25.5%13.6%11.3%1.7%
5 Year-99.9%-99.9%96.2%66.7%25.8%8.4%

Price Volatility Vs. Market

How volatile is Gevo's share price compared to the market and industry in the last 5 years?


Simply Wall St News

No news available

Valuation

Is Gevo undervalued based on future cash flows and its price relative to the stock market?

0.36x

Price to Book (PB) ratio


Intrinsic Value Based on Future Cash Flows

Unable to calculate intrinsic value for Gevo to establish if it is available at moderate discount.

Unable to calculate intrinsic value for Gevo to establish if it is available at substantial discount.


Price Based on Earnings

Gevo is loss making, we can't compare its value to the Europe Oil and Gas industry average.

Gevo is loss making, we can't compare the value of its earnings to the Germany market.


Price Based on Expected Growth

Unable to calculate PEG ratio for Gevo, we can't assess if its growth is good value.


Price Based on Value of Assets

Gevo is good value based on assets compared to the DE Oil and Gas industry average.


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Future Growth

How is Gevo expected to perform in the next 1 to 3 years based on estimates from 1 analyst?

60.7%

Forecasted annual earnings growth


Earnings and Revenue Growth Estimates


Future Annual Growth Analysis

Gevo's revenue is expected to grow significantly at over 20% yearly.

Gevo's earnings are expected to grow significantly at over 20% yearly.

Gevo's revenue growth is expected to exceed the Germany market average.

Gevo's earnings growth is expected to exceed the Germany market average.

Gevo's earnings growth is expected to exceed the low risk savings rate of 0.2%.


Earnings per Share Growth Estimates


Future Return on Equity

Unable to establish if Gevo will efficiently use shareholders’ funds in the future without estimates of Return on Equity.


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Past Performance

How has Gevo performed over the past 5 years?

14.2%

Historical annual earnings growth


Earnings and Revenue History


Past Earnings Growth Analysis

Gevo does not make a profit even though their year on year earnings growth rate was positive over the past 5 years.

Unable to compare Gevo's 1-year earnings growth to the 5-year average as it is not currently profitable.

Unable to compare Gevo's 1-year growth to the Europe Oil and Gas industry average as it is not currently profitable.


Return on Equity

It is difficult to establish if Gevo has efficiently used shareholders’ funds last year (Return on Equity greater than 20%) as it is loss-making.


Return on Assets

It is difficult to establish if Gevo has efficiently used its assets last year compared to the Europe Oil and Gas industry average (Return on Assets) as it is loss-making.


Return on Capital Employed

It is difficult to establish if Gevo improved its use of capital last year versus 3 years ago (Return on Capital Employed) as it is currently loss-making.


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Financial Health

How is Gevo's financial position?


Financial Position Analysis

Gevo is able to meet its short term (1 year) commitments with its holdings of cash and other short term assets.

Gevo's cash and other short term assets cover its long term commitments.


Debt to Equity History and Analysis

Gevo's level of debt (15.6%) compared to net worth is satisfactory (less than 40%).

The level of debt compared to net worth has been reduced over the past 5 years (102% vs 15.6% today).


Balance Sheet

High level of physical assets or inventory.

Debt is covered by short term assets, assets are 2.5x debt.


Cash Runway Analysis

For companies that have on average been loss making in the past we assess whether they have at least 1 year of cash runway.

Gevo has sufficient cash runway for 1.2 years based on current free cash flow.

Gevo has sufficient cash runway for 1.2 years if free cash flow continues to reduce at historical rates of -16.6% each year.


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Dividend

What is Gevo's current dividend yield, its reliability and sustainability?


Dividend Yield and Payments Analysis

Unable to evaluate Gevo's dividend yield against the bottom 25% of dividend payers as the company has not reported any payouts.

Unable to evaluate Gevo's dividend against the top 25% market benchmark as the company has not reported any payouts.

Unable to perform a dividend volatility check as Gevo has not reported any payouts.

Unable to verify if Gevo's dividend has been increasing as the company has not reported any payouts.


Current Payout to Shareholders

Unable to calculate sustainability of dividends as Gevo has not reported any payouts.


Future Payout to Shareholders

Insufficient estimate data to determine if a dividend will be paid in 3 years and that it will be sustainable.


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Management

What is the CEO of Gevo's salary, the management and board of directors tenure and is there insider trading?

3.6yrs

Average management tenure


CEO

Pat Gruber (58yo)

12.6yrs

Tenure

US$1,135,221

Compensation

Dr. Patrick R. Gruber, also known as Pat, Ph.D., MBA has been Chief Executive Officer of Gevo, Inc., since 2007. Dr. Gruber co-founded NatureWorks LLC in 1997 and served as its Vice President Technology an ...


CEO Compensation Analysis

Pat's remuneration is higher than average for companies of similar size in Germany.

Pat's compensation has increased whilst company is loss making.


Management Age and Tenure

3.6yrs

Average Tenure

58yo

Average Age

The tenure for the Gevo management team is about average.


Board Age and Tenure

4.3yrs

Average Tenure

63yo

Average Age

The tenure for the Gevo board of directors is about average.


Insider Trading

More shares have been bought than sold by Gevo individual insiders in the past 3 months, but not in substantial volumes.


Recent Insider Transactions

BuyUS$42,28307 Jun 19
Timothy Cesarek
EntityIndividual
Role
Senior Key Executive
Chief Commercial Officer
Shares25,000
Max PriceUS$1.69

Ownership Breakdown


Management Team

  • Tim Cesarek (55yo)

    Chief Commercial Officer

    • Tenure: 1.3yrs
  • Pat Gruber (58yo)

    CEO & Director

    • Tenure: 12.6yrs
    • Compensation: US$1.14m
  • James Liao

    Co-Founder

    • Tenure: 0.0yrs
  • Carolyn Romero (60yo)

    VP & Controller

    • Tenure: 0.1yrs
  • Chris Ryan (58yo)

    President

    • Tenure: 8.2yrs
    • Compensation: US$903.50k
  • Geoffrey Williams (50yo)

    General Counsel & Secretary

    • Tenure: 3.6yrs
    • Compensation: US$392.15k

Board Members

  • Bill Baum (74yo)

    Director

    • Tenure: 3.6yrs
    • Compensation: US$87.95k
  • Ruth Dreessen (63yo)

    Chairperson of the Board

    • Tenure: 3.9yrs
    • Compensation: US$112.95k
  • Andy Marsh (63yo)

    Independent Director

    • Tenure: 4.5yrs
    • Compensation: US$87.95k
  • Gary Mize (68yo)

    Independent Director

    • Tenure: 7.9yrs
    • Compensation: US$97.95k
  • Johannes Roth (40yo)

    Director

    • Tenure: 4.1yrs
    • Compensation: US$87.95k
  • Leo Manzer

    Member of Scientific Advisory Board

    • Tenure: 0.0yrs
  • Pat Gruber (58yo)

    CEO & Director

    • Tenure: 12.6yrs
    • Compensation: US$1.14m
  • Dave Henton

    Member of Scientific Advisory Board

    • Tenure: 0.0yrs

Company Information

Gevo, Inc.'s company bio, employee growth, exchange listings and data sources


Key Information

  • Name: Gevo, Inc.
  • Ticker: ZGV3
  • Exchange: DB
  • Founded: 2005
  • Industry: Oil and Gas Refining and Marketing
  • Sector: Energy
  • Market Cap: US$33.883m
  • Listing Market Cap: US$30.552m
  • Shares outstanding: 13.13m
  • Website: https://www.gevo.com

Number of Employees


Location

  • Gevo, Inc.
  • Building C
  • Suite 310
  • Englewood
  • Colorado
  • 80112
  • United States

Listings

TickerExchangePrimary SecuritySecurity TypeCountryCurrencyListed on
GEVONasdaqCM (Nasdaq Capital Market)YesCommon StockUSUSDFeb 2011
ZGV3DB (Deutsche Boerse AG)YesCommon StockDEEURFeb 2011

Biography

Gevo, Inc., a renewable chemicals and low-carbon fuel company, focuses on the development and commercialization of renewable alternatives to petroleum-based products in the United States. It operates throu ...


Company Analysis and Financial Data Status

All financial data provided by Standard & Poor's Capital IQ.
DataLast Updated (UTC time)
Company Analysis2019/08/20 21:31
End of Day Share Price2019/08/20 00:00
Earnings2019/06/30
Annual Earnings2018/12/31


Unless specified all financial data is based on a yearly period but updated quarterly. This is known as Trailing Twelve Month (TTM) or Last Twelve Month (LTM) Data. Learn more here.