NASDAQ:GFN - General Finance Stock Price, News, & Analysis

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$10.41 +0.17 (+1.66 %)
(As of 12/13/2018 03:05 AM ET)
Previous Close$10.24
Today's Range$10.25 - $10.52
52-Week Range$6.20 - $16.15
Volume70,800 shs
Average Volume90,591 shs
Market Capitalization$351.28 million
P/E Ratio173.50
Dividend YieldN/A
General Finance Corporation, a specialty rental services company, provides portable storage, modular space, and liquid containment solutions in North America and the Asia-Pacific regions. Its portable storage products include storage containers used in classroom equipment storage, construction equipment and tool storage, disaster shelters, landscaping sheds, recreational equipment storage, and retail inventory storage applications; and freight containers used in freight transportation by road and rail. The company's modular space products comprise office container products, modular buildings, and mobile offices used in various applications, such as general administrative office space, military installations, workforce living accommodations, bank branches, classrooms/education, construction offices, daycare facilities, dormitories, healthcare facilities, rental facilities, retail space, and shelters. Its liquid containment products consists of portable liquid storage tanks for well-site liquid containment needs, expansion/upgrade projects, highway construction/groundwater sewage, infrastructure projects, industrial projects, mining pit pump works, municipal sewer and water projects, non-residential construction projects, pipeline construction and maintenance, and refinery turnaround applications. The company provides ancillary products, such as steps, ramps, furniture, portable toilets, security systems, shelving, mud pumps, hoses, splitter valves, tee connectors, and other items used in connection with leased equipment. It also manufactures various steel-based products, such as chassis, storm shelters, blast-resistant modules, specialty tanks, and trash hoppers. General Finance Corporation serves commercial, construction, transportation, industrial, energy, manufacturing, mining, retail, consumer, and education industries, as well as government sector. The company was founded in 2005 and is headquartered in Pasadena, California.

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Industry, Sector and Symbol

Stock Exchange NASDAQ
Industry Equipment rental & leasing, not elsewhere classified
SectorBusiness Services
Current SymbolNASDAQ:GFN
Previous Symbol


Debt-to-Equity Ratio2.93
Current Ratio1.44
Quick Ratio0.95


Trailing P/E Ratio173.50
Forward P/E Ratio24.79
P/E Growth2.51

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$347.30 million
Price / Sales0.91
Cash Flow$1.6115 per share
Price / Cash Flow6.46
Book Value$3.80 per share
Price / Book2.74


EPS (Most Recent Fiscal Year)$0.06
Net Income$-8,300,000.00
Net Margins-2.29%
Return on Equity4.81%
Return on Assets0.80%


Outstanding Shares30,280,000
Market Cap$351.28 million

General Finance (NASDAQ:GFN) Frequently Asked Questions

What is General Finance's stock symbol?

General Finance trades on the NASDAQ under the ticker symbol "GFN."

How were General Finance's earnings last quarter?

General Finance Co. (NASDAQ:GFN) posted its quarterly earnings results on Tuesday, November, 6th. The business services provider reported $0.08 EPS for the quarter, beating the Zacks' consensus estimate of ($0.02) by $0.10. The business services provider earned $97.79 million during the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $86.10 million. General Finance had a negative net margin of 2.29% and a positive return on equity of 4.81%. View General Finance's Earnings History.

When is General Finance's next earnings date?

General Finance is scheduled to release their next quarterly earnings announcement on Tuesday, February 5th 2019. View Earnings Estimates for General Finance.

What price target have analysts set for GFN?

1 brokers have issued 1-year target prices for General Finance's stock. Their predictions range from $13.00 to $13.00. On average, they anticipate General Finance's share price to reach $13.00 in the next year. This suggests a possible upside of 24.9% from the stock's current price. View Analyst Price Targets for General Finance.

What is the consensus analysts' recommendation for General Finance?

1 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for General Finance in the last year. There are currently 1 buy rating for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Buy." View Analyst Ratings for General Finance.

Has General Finance been receiving favorable news coverage?

Headlines about GFN stock have been trending very positive on Thursday, InfoTrie Sentiment reports. The research group ranks the sentiment of media coverage by analyzing more than six thousand news and blog sources. The firm ranks coverage of companies on a scale of negative five to positive five, with scores nearest to five being the most favorable. General Finance earned a news impact score of 3.6 on InfoTrie's scale. They also gave headlines about the business services provider a news buzz of 10.0 out of 10, meaning that recent media coverage is extremely likely to have an effect on the company's share price in the near term.

Who are some of General Finance's key competitors?

Who are General Finance's key executives?

General Finance's management team includes the folowing people:
  • Mr. Ronald F. Valenta, Exec. Chairman (Age 59)
  • Mr. Jody E. Miller, Pres, CEO & Director (Age 50)
  • Mr. Charles E. Barrantes, Exec. VP & CFO (Age 66)
  • Mr. Jeffrey A. Kluckman, Exec. VP of Global Bus. Devel. (Age 57)
  • Mr. Neil R. Littlewood, Chief Exec. Officer of Royal Wolf Holdings Limited (Age 57)

Who are General Finance's major shareholders?

General Finance's stock is owned by a number of of institutional and retail investors. Top institutional shareholders include Gagnon Securities LLC (6.62%), Gagnon Advisors LLC (2.94%), Renaissance Technologies LLC (2.35%), BlackRock Inc. (2.14%), Vanguard Group Inc. (1.84%) and Bridgeway Capital Management Inc. (1.12%). Company insiders that own General Finance stock include Christopher A Wilson, Gregory B Baker, Havner Family Trust, James B Roszak, Larry D Tashjian, Leeann R Havner, Manuel Marrero, Neil Gagnon, Ronald L Havner Jr, Ronald Valenta and Theodore M Mourouzis. View Institutional Ownership Trends for General Finance.

Which major investors are selling General Finance stock?

GFN stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Gagnon Advisors LLC, Vanguard Group Inc., EAM Investors LLC, Acadian Asset Management LLC and Russell Investments Group Ltd.. Company insiders that have sold General Finance company stock in the last year include Christopher A Wilson, Neil Gagnon and Theodore M Mourouzis. View Insider Buying and Selling for General Finance.

Which major investors are buying General Finance stock?

GFN stock was purchased by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Renaissance Technologies LLC, Gagnon Securities LLC, BlackRock Inc., JPMorgan Chase & Co., JPMorgan Chase & Co., Bridgeway Capital Management Inc., SG Capital Management LLC and Engineers Gate Manager LP. Company insiders that have bought General Finance stock in the last two years include Havner Family Trust, James B Roszak, Larry D Tashjian, Leeann R Havner, Manuel Marrero, Ronald L Havner Jr and Ronald Valenta. View Insider Buying and Selling for General Finance.

How do I buy shares of General Finance?

Shares of GFN can be purchased through any online brokerage account. Popular online brokerages with access to the U.S. stock market include Vanguard Brokerage Services, TD Ameritrade, E*TRADE, Scottrade, Fidelity and Charles Schwab.

What is General Finance's stock price today?

One share of GFN stock can currently be purchased for approximately $10.41.

How big of a company is General Finance?

General Finance has a market capitalization of $351.28 million and generates $347.30 million in revenue each year. The business services provider earns $-8,300,000.00 in net income (profit) each year or $0.06 on an earnings per share basis. General Finance employs 875 workers across the globe.

What is General Finance's official website?

The official website for General Finance is

How can I contact General Finance?

General Finance's mailing address is 39 East Union Street, Pasadena CA, 91103. The business services provider can be reached via phone at 626-584-9722 or via email at [email protected]

MarketBeat Community Rating for General Finance (NASDAQ GFN)

Community Ranking:  2.3 out of 5 (star star)
Outperform Votes:  163 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  189 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  352
MarketBeat's community ratings are surveys of what our community members think about General Finance and other stocks. Vote "Outperform" if you believe GFN will outperform the S&P 500 over the long term. Vote "Underperform" if you believe GFN will underperform the S&P 500 over the long term. You may vote once every thirty days.
This page was last updated on 12/13/2018 by Staff

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