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

+0.83 (+8.58 %)
(As of 09/19/2019 06:57 AM ET)
Today's Range
Now: $10.50
50-Day Range
MA: $7.95
52-Week Range
Now: $10.50
Volume49,300 shs
Average Volume39,144 shs
Market Capitalization$320.57 million
P/E Ratio23.08
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. Read More…

Industry, Sector and Symbol

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



Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$378.21 million
Cash Flow$2.1385 per share
Book Value$4.52 per share


Net Income$-7,470,000.00


Market Cap$320.57 million
Next Earnings Date11/5/2019 (Estimated)

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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) issued its earnings results on Wednesday, September, 11th. The business services provider reported $0.18 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, topping the Zacks' consensus estimate of $0.13 by $0.05. The business services provider earned $96.21 million during the quarter, compared to analysts' expectations of $96.15 million. General Finance had a return on equity of 11.65% and a net margin of 0.38%. 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, November 5th 2019. View Earnings Estimates for General Finance.

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

General Finance updated its FY 2020 earnings guidance on Wednesday, September, 11th. The company provided earnings per share guidance of for the period. The company issued revenue guidance of $370-390 million, compared to the consensus revenue estimate of $392 million.

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?

Media coverage about GFN stock has trended negative this week, InfoTrie Sentiment Analysis reports. The research group ranks the sentiment of news coverage by reviewing more than six thousand blog and news sources in real-time. The firm ranks coverage of companies on a scale of negative five to five, with scores closest to five being the most favorable. General Finance earned a media sentiment score of -2.9 on InfoTrie's scale. They also assigned headlines about the business services provider a news buzz of 10.0 out of 10, meaning that recent news coverage is extremely likely to have an impact on the stock's share price in the next several days. View News Stories for General Finance.

Are investors shorting General Finance?

General Finance saw a drop in short interest in August. As of August 15th, there was short interest totalling 112,700 shares, a drop of 23.3% from the July 15th total of 147,000 shares. Based on an average daily trading volume, of 34,700 shares, the short-interest ratio is currently 3.2 days. Approximately 0.8% of the company's 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?

Who are General Finance's key executives?

General Finance's management team includes the folowing 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)

Who are General Finance's major shareholders?

General Finance's stock is owned by a variety of of institutional and retail investors. Top institutional shareholders include Gagnon Securities LLC (6.93%), BlackRock Inc. (2.57%), Renaissance Technologies LLC (2.55%), Vanguard Group Inc. (2.14%), Charles Schwab Investment Management Inc. (0.51%) and Northern Trust Corp (0.44%). Company insiders that own General Finance stock include Christopher A Wilson, Havner Family Trust, James B Roszak, Larry D Tashjian, Leeann R Havner, Neil Gagnon, Ronald L Havner Jr, Ronald Valenta and Theodore M Mourouzis. 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., Renaissance Technologies LLC, Acadian Asset Management LLC and Wells Fargo & Company MN. Company insiders that have sold General Finance company stock in the last year include Neil Gagnon, Ronald Valenta and Theodore M Mourouzis. View Insider Buying and Selling for General Finance.

Which institutional investors are buying General Finance stock?

GFN stock was bought by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including BlackRock Inc., Gagnon Securities LLC, SG Americas Securities LLC, Vanguard Group Inc., Monarch Partners Asset Management LLC, Northern Trust Corp, Royal Bank of Canada and Charles Schwab Investment Management Inc.. 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, Neil Gagnon, 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, Robinhood, Fidelity and Charles Schwab.

What is General Finance's stock price today?

One share of GFN stock can currently be purchased for approximately $10.50.

How big of a company is General Finance?

General Finance has a market capitalization of $320.57 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.View Additional Information About General Finance.

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:  2.5 out of 5 (star star half star)
Outperform Votes:  228 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  226 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  454
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 9/19/2019 by Staff

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