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NASDAQ:GFNGeneral Finance Stock Price, Forecast & News

-0.57 (-8.77 %)
(As of 05/29/2020 04:00 PM ET)
Today's Range
Now: $5.93
50-Day Range
MA: $5.96
52-Week Range
Now: $5.93
Volume30,362 shs
Average Volume31,074 shs
Market Capitalization$181.64 million
P/E Ratio21.18
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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Beat the Market (BTM) Rank

Analyst Opinion: 3.3Community Rank: 2.7Dividend Strength: 0.0Insider Behavior: 3.0Valuation: 0.0 5 -4 -3 -2 -1 -

Overall Beat the Market Rank

1.79 out of 5 stars

Industry, Sector and Symbol

Industry Equipment rental & leasing, not elsewhere classified
Current SymbolNASDAQ:GFN



Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$378.21 million
Cash Flow$1.71 per share
Book Value$4.55 per share


Net Income$-7,470,000.00


Market Cap$181.64 million
Next Earnings Date9/9/2020 (Estimated)

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General Finance (NASDAQ:GFN) Frequently Asked Questions

How has General Finance's stock been impacted by COVID-19 (Coronavirus)?

General Finance's stock was trading at $7.65 on March 11th, 2020 when COVID-19 reached pandemic status according to the World Health Organization. Since then, GFN stock has decreased by 22.5% and is now trading at $5.93. View which stocks have been most impacted by Coronavirus.

Do Wall Street analysts recommend investors buy shares of General Finance?

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

When is General Finance's next earnings date?

General Finance is scheduled to release its next quarterly earnings announcement on Wednesday, September 9th 2020. View our earnings forecast for General Finance.

How were General Finance's earnings last quarter?

General Finance Co. (NASDAQ:GFN) posted its earnings results on Thursday, November, 7th. The business services provider reported $0.16 earnings per share for the quarter, beating the Thomson Reuters' consensus estimate of $0.14 by $0.02. The business services provider had revenue of $89.90 million for the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $92.60 million. General Finance had a net margin of 3.28% and a return on equity of 16.66%. View General Finance's earnings history.

What guidance has General Finance issued on next quarter's earnings?

General Finance issued an update on its FY 2020 Pre-Market earnings guidance on Tuesday, May, 5th. The company provided EPS guidance of for the period. The company issued revenue guidance of $347-355 million, compared to the consensus revenue estimate of $365.38 million.

What price target have analysts set for GFN?

2 brokers have issued 12 month price objectives for General Finance's stock. Their forecasts range from $9.00 to $9.00. On average, they anticipate General Finance's share price to reach $9.00 in the next twelve months. This suggests a possible upside of 51.8% from the stock's current price. View analysts' price targets for General Finance.

Has General Finance been receiving favorable news coverage?

News stories about GFN stock have been trending very positive this week, InfoTrie reports. InfoTrie identifies positive and negative press coverage by reviewing more than six thousand news and blog sources in real time. The firm ranks coverage of publicly-traded companies on a scale of negative five to positive five, with scores nearest to five being the most favorable. General Finance earned a coverage optimism score of 4.0 on InfoTrie's scale. They also assigned media headlines about the business services provider a news buzz of 0.0 out of 10, indicating that recent press coverage is extremely unlikely to have an impact on the stock's share price in the next several days. View the latest news aboutGeneral Finance.

Are investors shorting General Finance?

General Finance saw a increase in short interest in May. As of May 15th, there was short interest totaling 93,600 shares, an increase of 13.5% from the April 30th total of 82,500 shares. Based on an average daily trading volume, of 29,800 shares, the days-to-cover ratio is presently 3.1 days. Currently, 0.7% of the shares of the stock are sold short. View General Finance's Current Options Chain.

Who are some of General Finance's key competitors?

What other stocks do shareholders of General Finance own?

Based on aggregate information from My MarketBeat watchlists, some companies that other General Finance investors own include Intel (INTC), Amgen (AMGN), IBM (IBM), Lloyds Banking Group (LYG), NovaBay Pharmaceuticals (NBY), NovaBay Pharmaceuticals (NBY), AbbVie (ABBV), Corbus Pharmaceuticals (CRBP), Delta Air Lines (DAL) and Gilead Sciences (GILD).

Who are General Finance's key executives?

General Finance's management team includes the following people:
  • Mr. Ronald F. Valenta, Exec. Chairman (Age 60)
  • Mr. Jody E. Miller, Pres, CEO & Director (Age 51)
  • Mr. Charles E. Barrantes, Exec. VP & CFO (Age 67)
  • Mr. Jeffrey A. Kluckman, Exec. VP of Global Bus. Devel. (Age 58)
  • Mr. Neil R. Littlewood, Chief Exec. Officer of Royal Wolf Holdings Limited (Age 58)

What is General Finance's stock symbol?

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

Who are General Finance's major shareholders?

General Finance's stock is owned by a number of institutional and retail investors. Top institutional investors include State Street Corp (0.57%), Raymond James Financial Services Advisors Inc. (0.21%), Invesco Ltd. (0.19%), Wells Fargo & Company MN (0.11%), Two Sigma Advisers LP (0.06%) and JPMorgan Chase & Co. (0.06%). Company insiders that own General Finance stock include Christopher A Wilson, Havner Family Trust, James B Roszak, Jeffrey A Kluckman, Larry D Tashjian, Leeann R Havner, Neil Gagnon, Ronald L Havner Jr, Ronald Valenta, Theodore M Mourouzis and William H Baribault. View institutional ownership trends for General Finance.

Which institutional investors are selling General Finance stock?

GFN stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including JPMorgan Chase & Co., Invesco Ltd., Two Sigma Advisers LP, and UBS Group AG. View insider buying and selling activity for General Finance.

Which institutional investors are buying General Finance stock?

GFN stock was acquired by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including State Street Corp, Raymond James Financial Services Advisors Inc., NorthCoast Asset Management LLC, and Wells Fargo & Company MN. Company insiders that have bought General Finance stock in the last two years include Havner Family Trust, James B Roszak, Jeffrey A Kluckman, Larry D Tashjian, Leeann R Havner, Neil Gagnon, Ronald L Havner Jr, and William H Baribault. View insider buying and selling activity 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, Robinhood, Fidelity, and Charles Schwab.

What is General Finance's stock price today?

One share of GFN stock can currently be purchased for approximately $5.93.

How big of a company is General Finance?

General Finance has a market capitalization of $181.64 million and generates $378.21 million in revenue each year. The business services provider earns $-7,470,000.00 in net income (profit) each year or $0.28 on an earnings per share basis. General Finance employs 941 workers across the globe.

What is General Finance's official website?

The official website for General Finance is www.generalfinance.com.

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]

This page was last updated on 5/31/2020 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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