| Green Plains is a holding company. Through its subsidiaries, Co. is an ethanol producer. Co. has four operating segments: ethanol production, which includes the production of ethanol, distillers grains and corn oil; agribusiness and energy services, which includes grain handling and storage, commodity marketing and merchant trading for company-produced and third-party ethanol, distillers grains, corn oil, natural gas and other commodities; food and ingredients, which includes cattle feeding and food-grade corn oil operations; and partnership, which includes fuel storage and transportation services. We show 41 historical shares outstanding datapoints in our coverage of GPRE's shares outstanding history.|
Understanding the changing numbers of GPRE shares outstanding — and
comprehending the concept of differing number of shares outstanding in general comparing companies like GPRE versus peers —
is critical for investors. Many "beginner" or "novice" investors will look at one stock trading at a price of $10 per share and another trading at
a price of $20 per share and think the latter company is worth twice as much. Of course, that is a completely meaningless comparison without also knowing how many shares outstanding there are for each of the two companies.
Furthermore, via issuance of new shares over time, or the repurchase of existing shares, the number of shares outstanding can fluctuate over the course of history.
With this page we aim to empower investors researching GPRE by allowing them to research GPRE shares outstanding history
as well as any other stock in our coverage universe.