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Greif Stock Price, Forecast & Analysis (NYSE:GEF.B)

+0.19 (+0.39 %)
(As of 11/14/2019 03:30 AM ET)
Today's Range
Now: $49.49
50-Day Range
MA: $46.61
52-Week Range
Now: $49.49
Volume7,700 shs
Average Volume12,073 shs
Market Capitalization$2.39 billion
P/E Ratio12.96
Dividend Yield5.35%
Greif, Inc. produces and sells industrial packaging products and services worldwide. It operates through four segments: Rigid Industrial Packaging & Services; Paper Packaging & Services; Flexible Products & Services; and Land Management. The Rigid Industrial Packaging & Services segment offers rigid industrial packaging products, including steel, fiber, and plastic drums; rigid intermediate bulk containers; closure systems for industrial packaging products; transit protection products; water bottles, and remanufactured and reconditioned industrial containers; and services, such as container life cycle management, filling, logistics, warehousing, and other packaging services. This segment sells its products to customers in the chemicals, paints and pigments, food and beverage, petroleum, industrial coatings, agricultural, pharmaceutical and mineral products, and others industries. The Paper Packaging & Services segment provides containerboards, corrugated sheets, corrugated containers, and other corrugated products to customers in the packaging, automotive, food, and building products industries. This segment's corrugated container products are used to ship various products, such as home appliances, small machinery, grocery products, automotive components, books, and furniture, as well as various other applications. The Flexible Products & Services segment offers flexible intermediate bulk containers comprising polypropylene-based woven fabric, as well as related services to the agricultural, food, and other industries. The Land Management segment engages in harvesting and regeneration of timber properties; and sale of timberland and special use land. As of October 31, 2018, this segment owned approximately 243,000 acres of timber property in the southeastern United States. The company was formerly known as Greif Bros. Corporation and changed its name to Greif, Inc. in 2001. Greif, Inc. was founded in 1877 and is headquartered in Delaware, Ohio.

Industry, Sector and Symbol

Industry Paperboard containers & boxes
SectorIndustrial Products
Current SymbolNYSE:GEF.B



Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$3.87 billion
Cash Flow$7.03 per share
Book Value$24.07 per share


Net Income$209.40 million


Market Cap$2.39 billion
Next Earnings Date12/4/2019 (Confirmed)
OptionableNot Optionable

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Greif (NYSE:GEF.B) Frequently Asked Questions

What is Greif's stock symbol?

Greif trades on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) under the ticker symbol "GEF.B."

How often does Greif pay dividends? What is the dividend yield for Greif?

Greif declared a -- dividend on Wednesday, August 28th. Investors of record on Tuesday, September 17th will be given a dividend of $0.66 per share on Tuesday, October 1st. This represents a yield of 6.6%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Monday, September 16th. View Greif's Dividend History.

How were Greif's earnings last quarter?

Greif, Inc. (NYSE:GEF.B) announced its quarterly earnings results on Wednesday, August, 28th. The industrial products company reported $1.26 earnings per share for the quarter. The industrial products company had revenue of $1.25 billion for the quarter. Greif had a return on equity of 19.40% and a net margin of 3.36%. View Greif's Earnings History.

When is Greif's next earnings date?

Greif is scheduled to release their next quarterly earnings announcement on Wednesday, December 4th 2019. View Earnings Estimates for Greif.

How can I listen to Greif's earnings call?

Greif will be holding an earnings conference call on Wednesday, December 4th at 12:00 AM Eastern. Interested parties can register for or listen to the call using this link or dial in at Not Available.

Has Greif been receiving favorable news coverage?

News articles about GEF.B stock have trended somewhat positive on Thursday, InfoTrie reports. The research firm scores the sentiment of press coverage by monitoring more than six thousand news and blog sources in real-time. The firm ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of negative five to five, with scores nearest to five being the most favorable. Greif earned a coverage optimism score of 1.7 on InfoTrie's scale. They also assigned media headlines about the industrial products company a news buzz of 0.0 out of 10, indicating that recent press coverage is extremely unlikely to have an effect on the company's share price in the next several days. View News Stories for Greif.

Are investors shorting Greif?

Greif saw a drop in short interest during the month of October. As of October 31st, there was short interest totalling 38,900 shares, a drop of 10.6% from the September 30th total of 43,500 shares. Based on an average daily volume of 12,200 shares, the short-interest ratio is currently 3.2 days. Currently, 1.0% of the company's stock are short sold. View Greif's Current Options Chain.

Who are some of Greif's key competitors?

What other stocks do shareholders of Greif own?

Who are Greif's key executives?

Greif's management team includes the folowing people:
  • Mr. Peter G. Watson, Pres, CEO & Director (Age 62)
  • Mr. Lawrence Allen Hilsheimer, Exec. VP & CFO (Age 61)
  • Mr. Gary R. Martz, Exec. VP, Gen. Counsel & Sec. (Age 61)
  • Mr. Michael Francis Cronin, Sr. VP & Group Pres of Rigid Industrial Packaging & Services - EMEA & APAC and GPA (Age 61)
  • Mr. Ole G. Rosgaard, Sr. VP and Group Pres of RIPS Americas & Global Sustainability (Age 55)

How do I buy shares of Greif?

Shares of GEF.B 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 Greif's stock price today?

One share of GEF.B stock can currently be purchased for approximately $49.49.

How big of a company is Greif?

Greif has a market capitalization of $2.39 billion and generates $3.87 billion in revenue each year. Greif employs 13,000 workers across the globe.View Additional Information About Greif.

What is Greif's official website?

The official website for Greif is http://www.greif.com/.

How can I contact Greif?

Greif's mailing address is 425 WINTER ROAD, DELAWARE OH, 43015. The industrial products company can be reached via phone at 740-549-6000.

MarketBeat Community Rating for Greif (NYSE GEF.B)

Community Ranking:  2.5 out of 5 (star star half star)
Outperform Votes:  98 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  101 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  199
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This page was last updated on 11/14/2019 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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