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Pacific Ethanol is Among the Companies in the Oil & Gas Refining & Marketing Industry With the Highest Beta (PEIX, GPRE, DK, CLNE, ALJ)

By Nick Russo

Below are the three companies in the Oil & Gas Refining & Marketing industry with the highest betas. Higher-beta stocks mean greater volatility and are therefore generally considered to be riskier but also may provide the potential for higher returns.

Pacific Ethanol ranks highest with a a beta of 1.8. Following is Green Plains Inc with a a beta of 1.8. Delek Us Holding ranks third highest with a a beta of 1.7.

Clean Energy Fue follows with a a beta of 1.6, and Alon Usa Energy rounds out the top five with a a beta of 1.5.

SmarTrend recommended that its subscribers protect gains by selling shares of Pacific Ethanol on March 16th, 2017 by issuing a Downtrend alert when the shares were trading at $6.73. Since that call, shares of Pacific Ethanol have fallen 36.1%. We are now looking for when a new Uptrend will commence and will alert SmarTrend subscribers in real time.

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