August 25, 2021
Water Tower Research LLC, the premier investor engagement and stakeholder communication platform powered by Wall Street veterans, has published an updated Initiation of Coverage Report on Gevo, Inc. (NASDAQ: GEVO) titled “Flying High in the New Carbon Economy with Commercial Scale Renewable Jet Fuel and Gasoline.” The report focuses on Gevo’s near-term market opportunity in renewable hydrocarbons, including sustainable aviation fuel (SAF), renewable gasoline, and renewable natural gas (RNG). The report centers around Gevo’s “Net-Zero” concept and illustrates the potential unit economics associated with plants of this type and a potential valuation framework for equity investors.
“Gevo is approaching the tipping point in terms of the commercialization of its renewable hydrocarbon technology. Building off of the Net-Zero concept, the company believes it has a clear pathway to significant cash flow. This is no longer just an idea but is being validated by the company’s inking of $1.6 billion in offtake agreements as part of a $20 billion pipeline of contract negotiations,” said Shawn Severson, Head of ClimateTech & Sustainable Investing at Water Tower Research. “Facilitating even part of this pipeline would require multiple Net-Zero plants with each producing an estimated $150-160 million in EBITDA per year at the plant level based on the company’s current assumptions. This is backed by over $550 million in total cash on the company’s balance sheet.”
The full report can be downloaded HERE.
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