Mondrian Investment Partners LTD increased its stake in Green Plains Partners LP (NASDAQ:GPP) by 11.7% in the fourth quarter, HoldingsChannel reports. The firm owned 200,552 shares of the transportation company’s stock after acquiring an additional 20,956 shares during the quarter. Mondrian Investment Partners LTD’s holdings in Green Plains Partners were worth $3,750,000 at the end of the most recent reporting period.

Several other institutional investors and hedge funds also recently made changes to their positions in the company. GSA Capital Partners LLP increased its holdings in Green Plains Partners by 13.5% during the 2nd quarter. GSA Capital Partners LLP now owns 48,056 shares of the transportation company’s stock valued at $899,000 after acquiring an additional 5,718 shares in the last quarter. Citigroup Inc. increased its holdings in Green Plains Partners by 0.8% during the 2nd quarter. Citigroup Inc. now owns 64,311 shares of the transportation company’s stock valued at $1,203,000 after acquiring an additional 486 shares in the last quarter. WealthPLAN Partners LLC purchased a new position in Green Plains Partners during the 2nd quarter valued at about $210,000. Arrowstreet Capital Limited Partnership purchased a new position in Green Plains Partners during the 2nd quarter valued at about $327,000. Finally, Raymond James Financial Services Advisors Inc. increased its holdings in Green Plains Partners by 67.0% during the 2nd quarter. Raymond James Financial Services Advisors Inc. now owns 22,776 shares of the transportation company’s stock valued at $426,000 after acquiring an additional 9,141 shares in the last quarter. Institutional investors and hedge funds own 44.24% of the company’s stock.

Shares of Green Plains Partners LP (GPP) opened at $18.00 on Friday. The company has a market cap of $285.01, a PE ratio of 9.94, a PEG ratio of 0.60 and a beta of 0.92. Green Plains Partners LP has a twelve month low of $16.50 and a twelve month high of $21.15. The company has a current ratio of 1.30, a quick ratio of 1.30 and a debt-to-equity ratio of -2.13.

Green Plains Partners (NASDAQ:GPP) last issued its quarterly earnings results on Wednesday, November 1st. The transportation company reported $0.45 EPS for the quarter, missing analysts’ consensus estimates of $0.49 by ($0.04). The firm had revenue of $26.45 million for the quarter, compared to analysts’ expectations of $28.36 million. Green Plains Partners had a negative return on equity of 92.23% and a net margin of 55.10%. The business’s quarterly revenue was up .9% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same quarter last year, the firm earned $0.44 earnings per share. research analysts predict that Green Plains Partners LP will post 1.79 EPS for the current year.

In related news, Director Clayton E. Killinger bought 2,850 shares of the firm’s stock in a transaction that occurred on Monday, December 18th. The shares were acquired at an average cost of $17.48 per share, with a total value of $49,818.00. Following the completion of the transaction, the director now owns 27,987 shares of the company’s stock, valued at $489,212.76. The transaction was disclosed in a filing with the SEC, which is available at the SEC website. Also, major shareholder Tourbillon Capital Partners, L sold 1,209,043 shares of the firm’s stock in a transaction that occurred on Wednesday, December 13th. The stock was sold at an average price of $16.02, for a total transaction of $19,368,868.86. The disclosure for this sale can be found here.

Several equities analysts have weighed in on GPP shares. BidaskClub upgraded shares of Green Plains Partners from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating in a report on Tuesday, September 26th. Zacks Investment Research upgraded shares of Green Plains Partners from a “sell” rating to a “hold” rating in a report on Wednesday, October 4th. Stifel Nicolaus restated a “buy” rating and set a $21.00 target price on shares of Green Plains Partners in a report on Thursday, October 12th. Roth Capital set a $24.00 price target on shares of Green Plains Partners and gave the stock a “buy” rating in a report on Tuesday, October 24th. Finally, Robert W. Baird reiterated a “buy” rating and set a $24.00 price target on shares of Green Plains Partners in a report on Friday, November 3rd. Three analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, one has assigned a hold rating and four have given a buy rating to the company’s stock. Green Plains Partners has an average rating of “Hold” and a consensus target price of $21.80.

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About Green Plains Partners

Green Plains Partners LP provides fuel storage and transportation services. The Company owns, operates, develops and acquires ethanol and fuel storage facilities, terminals, transportation assets, and other related assets and businesses. The Company’s parent company is Green Plains Inc (Green Plains).

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