Tag: AMRS

Spring blossoms: Amyris swings to positive earnings for Q1 2014, affirms guidance

In California, Amyris announced net income of $16.4M on revenues of $6.2M for Q1 2014, after reporting a $32.6M loss in Q1 2013 on revenues of $9.0M. The change in net income was primary due to a non-cash benefit relating to outstanding convertible notes, a result of a decrease in the Company’s stock price at […]

May 11, 2014 More

Industrial Biotech’s 2013 Santa Claus Rally: What happened?

Santa Claus rallies typically occur between Christmas and New Year’s. But industrial biotech’s rally came early this year. Who is up, and why? The Digest investigates. If you’ve been following The Digest’s Equity Index in recent weeks, you’ll note that it has rallied just on 8 percent in the past two weeks, after hitting a […]

December 25, 2013 More

Gevo, Amyris “On The Comeback Trail,” say Cowen & Company analysts

In California and Colorado, Cowen & Co’s Rob Stone and James Medvedeff write that “AMRS is back in production and could be shipping to multiple partners by year end. GEVO expects to complete a phased re-start at Luverne by year end.” At Amyris, the analysts noted that the plant at Brotas (formerly Paraiso) “began shipping […]

June 3, 2013 More

Biofuels Short Takes for May 1: Gevo, Amyris, Green Plains earnings

Amyris earnings. In California, Amyris reported revenues for Q1 2013 of $7.9 million, and a net loss of $32.6 million ($0.44 per share) compared to a loss of $94.5 million ($1.88 per share) in the comparable quarter of 2012. The Company’s balance of cash, cash equivalents and marketable securities at the end of the first […]

May 1, 2013 More

Biofuels stocks surge as EPA’s Renewable Fuel Standard proposals delight investors

In New York, renewable fuels equities surged on Friday after the EPA issued its proposed 2013 Renewable Fuel Standard mandates – including boosts for corn ethanol, biomass-based diesel and cellulosic biofuels. The Biofuels Digest Index, a basket of public biofuels stocks, jumped 2.07 percent to an 9-month high of 70.09 as shares in Solazyme, Renewable […]

February 4, 2013 More

Biofuels Digest Index jumps to 61.89 on advanced biofuels, enzymes gain

The Biofuels Digest Index™ (BDI), a basket of public biofuels stocks, jumped 1.33 percent to 61.89 as advanced biofuels and enzyme stocks gained.  For the day, Novozymes (NZMB) surged 5.52 percent to $26.38 on a good earnings report, while Amyris (AMRS)  dropped 3.46 percent to $3.91. Among other equities, Renewable Energy Group (REGI) rallied another […]

August 16, 2012 More

Playing Defense: Contamination and the jitter effect in advanced biofuels

Is evidence mounting that advanced biofuels companies need to tout their defensive schemes as much as their offense? Markets jitters suggest so. Kevin Quon wrote recently in Seeking Alpha, “the most essential attribute to the fuels market is the ability to scale the technology to the desired level needed.” Well put. In biofuels terms, that’s […]

May 7, 2012 More

Biofuels Digest Index edges down to 70.56 despite ethanol surge

The Biofuels Digest Index™ (BDI), a basket of public biofuels stocks, edged down 0.25 percent to 70.56 despite strong ethanol gains.  For the day, Pacific Ethanol (PEIX) soared 20.00 percent to $1.02, while Amyris (AMRS) plummeted 7.65 percent to $3.02. Among other equities, Syntroleum (SYNM) jumped 10.84 percent to $0.92.  Overall, advances led declines 8 […]

April 23, 2012 More

Biofuels Digest Index slumps to 71.25 as global equities sink again

The Biofuels Digest Index™ (BDI), a basket of public biofuels stocks, slumped 1.85 percent to 71.25 as biofuels struggled again sector-wide.  For the day, Solazyme (SZYM) dumped 8.85 percent to $12.46, while Amyris (AMRS) lost 4.15 percent to $3.30. Among other equities, Pacific Ethanol (PEIX) shed 10.28 percent to $0.96.  Overall, declines led advances 5 […]

April 11, 2012 More

Biofuels Digest Index slumps to 72.59 on sector-wide equities tumble

The Biofuels Digest Index™ (BDI), a basket of public biofuels stocks, slumped 2.18 percent to 72.59 as biofuels struggled sector-wide.  For the day, Solazyme (SZYM) dumped 8.56 percent to $13.67 , while Amyris (AMRS) lost 4.93 percent to $3.86. Among other equities, Mission NewEnergy (MNEL) fell 6.67 percent to $0.42.  Overall, declines led advances 7 […]

April 10, 2012 More