NYSE:GEF.B - Greif Stock Price, News, & Analysis

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$51.80 +0.60 (+1.17 %)
(As of 11/13/2018 03:08 PM ET)
Previous Close$51.20
Today's Range$51.80 - $51.80
52-Week Range$48.00 - $71.95
Volume12 shs
Average Volume6,030 shs
Market Capitalization$2.45 billion
P/E Ratio12.95
Dividend Yield5.16%
Greif, Inc. is a producer of industrial packaging products and services. The Company's segments are Rigid Industrial Packaging & Services; Paper Packaging & Services; Flexible Products & Services, and Land Management. The Rigid Industrial Packaging & Services segment is engaged in the production and sale of rigid industrial packaging products, and services, such as container life cycle management, filling, logistics, warehousing and other packaging services. The Paper Packaging & Services segment is engaged in the production and sale of containerboard, corrugated sheets, corrugated containers and other corrugated products. The Flexible Products & Services segment is engaged in the production and sale of flexible intermediate bulk containers and related services on a global basis. The Land Management segment is involved in the management and sale of timber. As of October 31, 2016, the Company had operations in over 45 countries.

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Industry, Sector and Symbol

Stock Exchange NYSE
Industry Paperboard containers & boxes
SectorIndustrial Products
Current SymbolNYSE:GEF.B
Previous Symbol


Debt-to-Equity Ratio0.88
Current Ratio1.58
Quick Ratio1.09


Trailing P/E Ratio12.95
Forward P/E RatioN/A
P/E GrowthN/A

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$3.64 billion
Price / Sales0.68
Cash Flow$13.4896 per share
Price / Cash3.84
Book Value$47.60 per share
Price / Book1.09


EPS (Most Recent Fiscal Year)N/A
Net Income$118.60 million
Net Margins5.26%
Return on Equity17.84%
Return on Assets6.03%


Outstanding Shares47,950,000
Market Cap$2.45 billion
OptionableNot Optionable

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 announced a quarterly dividend on Tuesday, August 28th. Shareholders of record on Monday, September 17th will be given a dividend of $0.66 per share on Monday, October 1st. This represents a $2.64 dividend on an annualized basis and a yield of 5.10%. The ex-dividend date is Friday, September 14th. This is a positive change from Greif's previous quarterly dividend of $0.63. View Greif's Dividend History.

How were Greif's earnings last quarter?

Greif, Inc. (NYSE:GEF.B) released its quarterly earnings data on Wednesday, August, 29th. The industrial products company reported $1.72 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter. The industrial products company had revenue of $1.01 billion for the quarter. Greif had a net margin of 5.26% and a return on equity of 17.84%. 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 5th 2018. View Earnings Estimates for Greif.

Has Greif been receiving favorable news coverage?

Press coverage about GEF.B stock has trended somewhat positive on Tuesday, InfoTrie reports. The research group scores the sentiment of press coverage by monitoring more than six thousand news and blog sources. The firm ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of -5 to 5, with scores nearest to five being the most favorable. Greif earned a news sentiment score of 1.4 on InfoTrie's scale. They also gave news articles about the industrial products company a news buzz of 10.0 out of 10, meaning that recent press coverage is extremely likely to have an impact on the company's share price in the near term.

Who are some of Greif's key competitors?

Who are Greif's key executives?

Greif's management team includes the folowing people:
  • Michael J. Gasser, Independent Chairman of the Board (Age 66)
  • Peter G. Watson, President, Chief Executive Officer, Director (Age 61)
  • Lawrence A. Hilsheimer, Chief Financial Officer, Executive Vice President (Age 60)
  • Gary R. Martz, Executive Vice President, General Counsel, Secretary (Age 59)
  • DeeAnne J. Marlow, Senior Vice President - Human Resources (Age 52)
  • Michael Cronin, Senior Vice President and Group President, RIPS — EMEA and APAC, GPA and Global Key Accounts (Age 60)
  • Ole G. Rosgaard, Senior Vice President and Group President, RIPS - Americas and Global Sustainability (Age 53)
  • Douglas W. Lingrel, Chief Administrative Officer, Vice President (Age 54)
  • David C. Lloyd, Vice President, Corporate Financial Controller and Treasurer (Age 48)
  • Christopher E. Luffler, Vice President, Business Managerial Controller (Age 42)

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, Scottrade, Fidelity and Charles Schwab.

What is Greif's stock price today?

One share of GEF.B stock can currently be purchased for approximately $51.80.

How big of a company is Greif?

Greif has a market capitalization of $2.45 billion and generates $3.64 billion in revenue each year.

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:  2.4 out of 5 (star star)
Outperform Votes:  66 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  69 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  135
MarketBeat's community ratings are surveys of what our community members think about Greif and other stocks. Vote "Outperform" if you believe GEF.B will outperform the S&P 500 over the long term. Vote "Underperform" if you believe GEF.B will underperform the S&P 500 over the long term. You may vote once every thirty days.
This page was last updated on 11/13/2018 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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