Maumee, OH — The Andersons, Inc. on Tuesday, Aug. 3, announced financial results for the second quarter ended June 30, 2021, with net income reaching $43.5 million, compared to $30.4 million in the second quarter of 2020.
"I'm very pleased that each of our four businesses delivered outstanding, year-over-year improvement with good execution in volatile markets," said President and CEO Pat Bowe.
"I'm proud of our team; they anticipated market opportunities and executed well. These market conditions play into our strengths of commodity trading, logistics, and position management.
"We expect that North American demand will remain strong and currently anticipate large harvests in our key draw areas this fall which should drive strong performance into 2022."
Second Quarter Highlights:
"While ethanol margins have been volatile, risk management and effective hedging coupled with strong returns from co-products are evident in the segment's results," added Bowe.
"Plant Nutrient followed up a very strong first quarter with a great second quarter driven by strong margins in supply-constrained markets.
"And while Rail continues its slow recovery, it has capitalized on record high scrap steel prices to extract value on end-of-life railcars.
"Lastly, I'm pleased to announce that our twelve trailing months adjusted EBITDA was greater than $342 million, well in excess of the $300 million run rate goal we established for 2021."
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