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Gevo, Inc. (GEVO)
3Q2020 Capital Raises Enhance Funding Visibility and Project Financing Discussions Progressing
Gevo Inc is a renewable chemicals and biofuels company engaged in the development and commercialization of alternatives to petroleum-based products based on isobutanol produced from renewable feedstocks. Its operating segments are the Gevo segment and the Gevo Development/Agri-Energy segment. By its segments, it is involved in research and development activities related to the future production of isobutanol, including the development of its biocatalysts, the production and sale of biojet fuel, its Retrofit process and the next generation of chemicals and biofuels that will be based on its isobutanol technology. Gevo Development/Agri-Energy is the key revenue generating segment which involves the operation of the Luverne Facility and production of ethanol, isobutanol and related products.
Poe Fratt, Senior Research Analyst, Noble Capital Markets, Inc.
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Adjusted 3Q2020 EBITDA of $(4.0) million widened versus $(3.1) million in 2Q2020 due to idling Luverne plant, but cash burn dropped. Lower cost structure pushed cash burn down to $3.9 million from $4.7 million. Current 2020 EBITDA loss estimate is $16.7 million and 4Q2020 cash burn should stay in the $4 million range.
Current cash of ~$81 million enhances near-term funding visibility, including repayment of maturing convertible debt. 3Q2020 capital raises of $62 million from equity offerings and $16 million from warrant exercises enhanced the funding visibility and reduced financial risk. Design and engineering (FEED) phase to fully develop/construct the three production plants has started and the influx of cash ...
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