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

-0.59 (-6.66 %)
(As of 02/26/2020 01:38 AM ET)
Today's Range
Now: $8.27
50-Day Range
MA: $10.18
52-Week Range
Now: $8.27
Volume16,700 shs
Average Volume11,743 shs
Market Capitalization$253.10 million
P/E Ratio14.77
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$1.66 per share
Book Value$4.52 per share


Net Income$-7,470,000.00


Market Cap$253.10 million
Next Earnings Date5/14/2020 (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) released its quarterly earnings results on Thursday, November, 7th. The business services provider reported $0.16 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, topping the Thomson Reuters' consensus estimate of $0.14 by $0.02. The business services provider earned $89.90 million during the quarter, compared to analysts' expectations of $92.60 million. General Finance had a return on equity of 14.03% and a net margin of 5.59%. 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 Thursday, May 14th 2020. View Earnings Estimates for General Finance.

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 Monday, February, 10th. The company provided earnings per share guidance of for the period. The company issued revenue guidance of $365-375 million, compared to the consensus revenue estimate of $378.45 million.

Has General Finance been receiving favorable news coverage?

Media coverage about GFN stock has been trending very positive this week, according to InfoTrie. InfoTrie scores 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 -5 to 5, with scores closest to five being the most favorable. General Finance earned a news impact score of 4.0 on InfoTrie's scale. They also assigned news stories about the business services provider a news buzz of 1.0 out of 10, meaning that recent news coverage is extremely unlikely to have an impact on the stock's share price in the immediate future. View News Stories for General Finance.

Are investors shorting General Finance?

General Finance saw a drop in short interest in January. As of January 31st, there was short interest totalling 35,100 shares, a drop of 10.0% from the January 15th total of 39,000 shares. Based on an average trading volume of 22,700 shares, the days-to-cover ratio is currently 1.5 days. Approximately 0.2% 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?

Based on aggregate information from My MarketBeat watchlists, some companies that other General Finance investors own include Intel (INTC), IBM (IBM), Amgen (AMGN), Lloyds Banking Group (LYG), NovaBay Pharmaceuticals (NBY), Corbus Pharmaceuticals (CRBP), Gilead Sciences (GILD), Nuance Communications (NUAN), NVIDIA (NVDA) and Sorrento Therapeutics (SRNE).

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 many different of institutional and retail investors. Top institutional shareholders include Gagnon Securities LLC (6.92%), Renaissance Technologies LLC (2.41%), Royce & Associates LP (1.22%), Geode Capital Management LLC (0.63%), Monarch Partners Asset Management LLC (0.23%) and Litman Gregory Asset Management LLC (0.18%). Company insiders that own General Finance stock include Christopher A Wilson, Havner Family Trust, James B Roszak, Leeann R Havner, 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 Mackay Shields LLC, Charles Schwab Investment Management Inc., Gagnon Securities LLC, Renaissance Technologies LLC, Monarch Partners Asset Management LLC, Bank of America Corp DE and Spark Investment Management LLC. View Insider Buying and Selling for General Finance.

Which major investors are buying General Finance stock?

GFN stock was bought by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Royce & Associates LP, UBS Group AG, Barclays PLC, Litman Gregory Asset Management LLC, Bank of New York Mellon Corp and Geode Capital Management LLC. Company insiders that have bought General Finance stock in the last two years include Havner Family Trust, James B Roszak, 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 $8.27.

How big of a company is General Finance?

General Finance has a market capitalization of $253.10 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 http://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]

MarketBeat Community Rating for General Finance (NASDAQ GFN)

Community Ranking:  2.6 out of 5 (star star)
Outperform Votes:  280 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  251 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  531
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 2/26/2020 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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