NasdaqGS:REGI

Stock Analysis Report

Executive Summary

Renewable Energy Group, Inc. produces cleaner and lower carbon transportation fuels.

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Fundamentals

Adequate balance sheet and overvalued.


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Share Price & News

How has Renewable Energy Group's share price performed over time and what events caused price changes?


Latest Share Price and Events


Market Performance


7 Day Return

-6.0%

REGI

0.8%

US Oil and Gas

2.3%

US Market


1 Year Return

-52.6%

REGI

-22.2%

US Oil and Gas

5.6%

US Market

Return vs Industry: REGI underperformed the US Oil and Gas industry which returned -22.2% over the past year.

Return vs Market: REGI underperformed the US Market which returned 5.6% over the past year.


Shareholder returns

REGIIndustryMarket
7 Day-6.0%0.8%2.3%
30 Day-1.9%-7.9%-1.0%
90 Day-5.1%-8.3%-0.7%
1 Year-52.6%-52.6%-19.3%-22.2%7.9%5.6%
3 Year63.2%63.2%-8.2%-16.4%45.6%36.3%
5 Year45.0%45.0%-23.7%-34.3%65.8%47.6%

Price Volatility Vs. Market

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


Simply Wall St News

Valuation

Is Renewable Energy Group undervalued compared to its fair value and its price relative to the market?

0.88x

Price to Book (PB) ratio


Share Price vs. Fair Value

Undervalued: Insufficient data to calculate REGI's fair value to establish if it is undervalued.

Significantly Undervalued: Insufficient data to calculate REGI's fair value to establish if it is undervalued.


Price To Earnings Ratio

PE vs Industry: REGI is unprofitable, so we can't compare its PE Ratio to the Oil and Gas industry average.

PE vs Market: REGI is unprofitable, so we can't compare its PE Ratio to the US market.


Price to Earnings Growth Ratio

Low PEG Ratio: Insufficient data to calculate REGI's PEG Ratio to determine if it is good value.


Price to Book Ratio

PB vs Industry: REGI is good value based on its PB Ratio (0.9x) compared to the US Oil and Gas industry average (0.9x).


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Future Growth

How is Renewable Energy Group forecast to perform in the next 1 to 3 years based on estimates from 4 analysts?

170.2%

Forecasted annual earnings growth


Earnings and Revenue Growth Forecasts


Analyst Future Growth Forecasts

Earnings vs Savings Rate: REGI is forecast to remain unprofitable over the next 3 years.

Earnings vs Market: REGI is forecast to remain unprofitable over the next 3 years.

High Growth Earnings: REGI is forecast to remain unprofitable over the next 3 years.

Revenue vs Market: REGI's revenue (7.5% per year) is forecast to grow faster than the US market (7.3% per year).

High Growth Revenue: REGI's revenue (7.5% per year) is forecast to grow slower than 20% per year.


Earnings per Share Growth Forecasts


Future Return on Equity

High Future ROE: Insufficient data to determine if REGI's Return on Equity is forecast to be high in 3 years time


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Past Performance

How has Renewable Energy Group performed over the past 5 years?

23.4%

Historical annual earnings growth


Earnings and Revenue History


Past Earnings Growth Analysis

Earnings Trend: REGI is unprofitable, but has reduced losses over the past 5 years at a rate of 23.4% per year.

Accelerating Growth: Unable to compare REGI's earnings growth over the past year to its 5-year average as it is currently unprofitable

Earnings vs Industry: REGI is unprofitable, making it difficult to compare its past year earnings growth to the Oil and Gas industry (22.6%).


Return on Equity

High ROE: REGI has a negative Return on Equity (-6.48%), as it is currently unprofitable.


Return on Assets

ROA vs Industry: REGI is currently unprofitable, so its Return on Assets is negative.


Return on Capital Employed

ROCE Improving: REGI is currently unprofitable, so its Return on Capital Employed is negative.


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Financial Health

How is Renewable Energy Group's financial position?


Financial Position Analysis

Short Term Liabilities: REGI's short term assets ($351.9M) exceeds its short term liabilities ($309.1M)

Long Term Liabilities: REGI's short term assets (351.9M) exceeds its long term liabilities (75.5M)


Debt to Equity History and Analysis

Debt Level: REGI's debt to equity ratio (28.3%) is considered satisfactory

Reducing Debt: REGI's debt to equity ratio has reduced from 39.9% to 28.3% over the past 5 years.

Debt Coverage: REGI's operating cash flow is negative, therefore debt is not well covered.

Interest Coverage: Insufficient data to determine if REGI's interest payments on its debt are well covered by EBIT.


Balance Sheet

Inventory Level: REGI has a high level of physical assets or inventory.

Debt Coverage by Assets: REGI's debt is covered by short term assets (assets are 1.905700x debt).


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Dividend

What is Renewable Energy Group's current dividend yield, its reliability and sustainability?


Dividend Yield vs Market

companyn/amarketbottom25%1.5%markettop25%3.8%industryaverage4.2%forecastin3Yearsn/a

Current dividend yield vs market & industry


Stability and Growth of Payments

Notable Dividend: Unable to evaluate REGI's dividend yield against the bottom 25% of dividend payers, as the company has not reported any payouts.

High Dividend: Unable to evaluate REGI's dividend yield against the top 25% of dividend payers, as the company has not reported any payouts.

Stable Dividend: Insufficient data to determine if REGI's dividends per share have been stable in the past.

Growing Dividend: Insufficient data to determine if REGI's dividend payments have been increasing.


Current Payout to Shareholders

Dividend Coverage: Insufficient data to calculate payout ratio to determine if its dividend payments are covered by earnings.


Future Payout to Shareholders

Future Dividend Coverage: No need to calculate the sustainability of REGI's dividend in 3 years as they are not forecast to pay a notable one for the US market.


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Management

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

3.8yrs

Average management tenure


CEO

CJ Warner (61yo)

0.8yrs

Tenure

0

Ms. Cynthia J. Warner, also known as CJ, has been an Executive Vice President of Operations at Andeavor (Formerly, Tesoro Corporation) since August 24, 2016. Ms. Warner oversees Andeavor's Refining; Logist ...


Management Age and Tenure

3.8yrs

Average Tenure

48yo

Average Age

Experienced Management: REGI's management team is considered experienced (3.8 years average tenure).


Board Age and Tenure

3.2yrs

Average Tenure

66yo

Average Age

Experienced Board: REGI's board of directors are considered experienced (3.2 years average tenure).


Insider Trading

Insider Buying: Insufficient data to determine if insiders have bought more shares than they have sold in the past 3 months.


Recent Insider Transactions

BuyUS$56,64018 Jun 19
Cynthia Warner
EntityIndividual
Role
Chief Executive Officer
President
Shares4,000
Max PriceUS$14.16
SellUS$158,10023 May 19
Michael Scharf
EntityIndividual
Role
Member of the Board of Directors
Director
Shares10,000
Max PriceUS$15.81
SellUS$320,30917 May 19
Gary Haer
EntityIndividual
Role
Head of Sales
Vice President of Sales & Marketing
Shares19,675
Max PriceUS$16.28
SellUS$197,02516 May 19
Gary Haer
EntityIndividual
Role
Head of Sales
Vice President of Sales & Marketing
Shares11,679
Max PriceUS$16.87
BuyUS$84,20013 May 19
Peter J. Harding
EntityIndividual
Role
Member of the Board of Directors
Director
Shares5,000
Max PriceUS$16.96
BuyUS$40,26708 Mar 19
Delbert Christensen
EntityIndividual
Role
Member of the Board of Directors
Director
Shares1,750
Max PriceUS$23.02
BuyUS$119,70018 Dec 18
Peter J. Harding
EntityIndividual
Role
Member of the Board of Directors
Director
Shares5,000
Max PriceUS$23.94

Ownership Breakdown


Management Team

  • Gary Haer (66yo)

    Vice President of Sales & Marketing

    • Tenure: 13.2yrs
    • Compensation: US$736.60k
  • Eric Bowen (48yo)

    Vice President of Corporate Business Development & Legal Affairs

    • Tenure: 6.8yrs
    • Compensation: US$1.01m
  • CJ Warner (61yo)

    President

    • Tenure: 0.8yrs
  • Chad Stone (49yo)

    Chief Financial Officer

    • Tenure: 10.2yrs
    • Compensation: US$1.21m
  • Natalie A. Merrill (43yo)

    Chief of Staff

    • Tenure: 3.8yrs
  • Chad Baker (45yo)

    Controller

    • Tenure: 9yrs
  • Anthony Hulen

    Executive Director of Corporate Affairs

    • Tenure: 0yrs
  • Todd Robinson

    Treasurer

    • Tenure: 3.5yrs
  • Todd Samuels (38yo)

    Chief Accounting Officer

    • Tenure: 1.4yrs
  • Raymond Richie

    VP of Strategic Planning & Analysis and MD of European Operations

    • Tenure: 1.8yrs

Board Members

  • Jeff Stroburg (69yo)

    Chairman of the Board

    • Tenure: 0yrs
    • Compensation: US$270.00k
  • Jim Borel (63yo)

    Director

    • Tenure: 1.6yrs
    • Compensation: US$164.00k
  • Chris Sorrells (51yo)

    Lead Director

    • Tenure: 0yrs
    • Compensation: US$194.00k
  • Mike Scharf (72yo)

    Director

    • Tenure: 7.8yrs
    • Compensation: US$187.00k
  • Peter J. Harding (66yo)

    Director

    • Tenure: 4.8yrs
    • Compensation: US$174.00k
  • Delbert Christensen (70yo)

    Director

    • Tenure: 13.2yrs
    • Compensation: US$188.00k
  • Randolph Howard (69yo)

    Vice Chairman

    • Tenure: 0yrs
    • Compensation: US$648.19k
  • CJ Warner (61yo)

    President

    • Tenure: 0.8yrs
  • Deb Frodl (53yo)

    Director

    • Tenure: 1.6yrs
    • Compensation: US$160.00k

Company Information

Renewable Energy Group, Inc.'s company bio, employee growth, exchange listings and data sources


Key Information

  • Name: Renewable Energy Group, Inc.
  • Ticker: REGI
  • Exchange: NasdaqGS
  • Founded: 1996
  • Industry: Oil and Gas Refining and Marketing
  • Sector: Energy
  • Market Cap: US$574.641m
  • Shares outstanding: 38.96m
  • Website: https://www.regi.com

Number of Employees


Location

  • Renewable Energy Group, Inc.
  • 416 South Bell Avenue
  • P.O. Box 888
  • Ames
  • Iowa
  • 50010
  • United States

Listings

TickerExchangePrimary SecuritySecurity TypeCountryCurrencyListed on
REGINasdaqGS (Nasdaq Global Select)YesCommon SharesUSUSDJan 2012
RBE1DB (Deutsche Boerse AG)YesCommon SharesDEEURJan 2012

Biography

Renewable Energy Group, Inc. produces cleaner and lower carbon transportation fuels. The company utilizes an integrated production, distribution, and logistics system to convert natural fats, oils, and gre ...


Company Analysis and Financial Data Status

All financial data provided by Standard & Poor's Capital IQ.
DataLast Updated (UTC time)
Company Analysis2019/10/17 00:06
End of Day Share Price2019/10/16 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.