Greif Bros. Corporation Company Profile (NYSE:GEF)

About Greif Bros. Corporation

Greif Bros. Corporation logoGreif, 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.

Industry, Sector and Symbol:
  • Sector: Industrial Products
  • Industry: Packaging & Containers
  • Sub-Industry: Metal & Glass Containers
  • Exchange: NYSE
  • Symbol: GEF
  • CUSIP: 39762410
Key Metrics:
  • Previous Close: $58.08
  • 50 Day Moving Average: $56.15
  • 200 Day Moving Average: $50.64
  • 52-Week Range: $25.37 - $59.26
  • Trailing P/E Ratio: 37.09
  • Foreward P/E Ratio: 17.76
  • P/E Growth: 2.22
  • Market Cap: $2.78B
  • Outstanding Shares: 47,791,000
  • Beta: 1.51
  • Net Margins: 2.25%
  • Return on Equity: 14.62%
  • Return on Assets: 4.50%
  • Debt-to-Equity Ratio: 1.02%
  • Current Ratio: 1.40%
  • Quick Ratio: 0.98%
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Analyst Ratings

Consensus Ratings for Greif Bros. Corporation (NYSE:GEF) (?)
Ratings Breakdown: 2 Sell Ratings, 3 Hold Ratings, 2 Buy Ratings
Consensus Rating:Hold (Score: 2.00)
Consensus Price Target: $48.67 (16.21% downside)

Analysts' Ratings History for Greif Bros. Corporation (NYSE:GEF)
DateFirmActionRatingPrice TargetDetails
2/19/2017KeyCorpReiterated RatingHoldView Rating Details
1/27/2017Bank of America CorpUpgradeNeutral -> BuyView Rating Details
1/4/2017Robert W. BairdUpgradeNeutral -> Outperform$58.00View Rating Details
12/21/2016BMO Capital MarketsDowngradeMarket Perform -> Underperform$36.00 -> $48.00View Rating Details
11/21/2016Wells Fargo & CoDowngradeOutperform -> Market PerformView Rating Details
11/21/2016DA DavidsonDowngradeNeutral -> Underperform$47.00View Rating Details
6/29/2016Deutsche Bank AGReiterated RatingMarket Perform$36.00View Rating Details
(Data available from 2/27/2015 forward)


Earnings History for Greif Bros. Corporation (NYSE:GEF)
DateQuarterConsensus EstimateActual EPSRevenue EstimateActual RevenueRelease LinkConference CallDetails
3/1/2017Q117$0.50$802.04 millionN/AView Earnings Details
12/7/2016Q416$0.68$0.65$840.83 million$867.60 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
8/31/2016Q316$0.72$0.91$910.83 million$845.00 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
6/8/2016Q216$0.57$0.47$836.77 million$839.60 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
3/7/2016Q116$0.32$0.40$844.31 million$771.40 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
12/10/2015Q415$0.49$0.76$898.53 million$868.50 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
9/3/2015Q315$0.41$0.60$930.31 million$930.00 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
6/9/2015Q215$0.50$0.53$984.06 million$666.60 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
3/4/2015Q115$0.37$0.30$955.10 million$902.30 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
1/14/2015Q414$0.77$0.85$1.14 billion$1.05 billionViewN/AView Earnings Details
8/27/2014Q314$0.84$0.21$1.17 billion$1.16 billionViewN/AView Earnings Details
6/4/2014Q114$0.67$0.65$1.12 billion$1.10 billionViewN/AView Earnings Details
2/26/2014Q413$0.56$0.51$1.04 billion$1.03 billionViewN/AView Earnings Details
12/11/2013Q4$0.83$0.76$1.12 billion$1.13 billionViewListenView Earnings Details
9/4/2013Q3 2013$0.89$0.80$1.15 billion$1.13 billionViewN/AView Earnings Details
6/5/2013Q2 2013$0.69$0.70$1.12 billion$1.09 billionViewN/AView Earnings Details
2/27/2013Q1 2013$0.53$0.43$997.21 million$1.01 billionViewN/AView Earnings Details
12/11/2012Q4 2012$0.52$0.63$1.10 billion$1.08 billionViewN/AView Earnings Details
8/29/2012Q312$0.72$0.75$1.11 billion$1.10 billionViewN/AView Earnings Details
6/6/2012$0.75$0.77ViewN/AView Earnings Details
2/29/2012$0.59$0.55ViewN/AView Earnings Details
12/8/2011$0.61$0.64ViewN/AView Earnings Details
8/31/2011$1.33$1.18ViewN/AView Earnings Details
6/8/2011$0.97$1.04ViewN/AView Earnings Details
3/2/2011$0.90$0.86ViewN/AView Earnings Details
12/8/2010$1.44$1.51$972.75 million$993.90 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
(Data available from 1/1/2011 forward)


Earnings Estimates for Greif Bros. Corporation (NYSE:GEF)
Current Year EPS Consensus Estimate: $2.99 EPS
Next Year EPS Consensus Estimate: $3.27 EPS
QuarterNumber of EstimatesLow EstimateHigh EstimateAverage Estimate
Q1 20161$0.35$0.35$0.35
Q2 20163$0.55$0.60$0.57
Q3 20163$0.65$0.72$0.69
Q4 20162$0.67$0.76$0.72
Q1 20171$0.72$0.72$0.72
Q2 20171$0.79$0.79$0.79
Q3 20171$0.81$0.81$0.81
Q4 20171$0.87$0.87$0.87
(Data provided by Zacks Investment Research)


Current Dividend Information for Greif Bros. Corporation (NYSE:GEF)
Annual Dividend:$1.68
Dividend Yield:2.89%
Dividend Growth:10.10% (3 Year Average)
Payout Ratio:133.33% (Based on Trailing 12 Months of Earnings)
56.19% (Based on Current Year Consensus EPS Estimate)
51.38% (Based on Next Year Consensus EPS Estimate)

Dividend History for Greif Bros. Corporation (NYSE:GEF)
AnnouncedPeriodAmountYieldEx-Dividend DateRecord DatePayable Date
(Data available from 1/1/2013 forward)

Insider Trades

Insider Trading History for Greif Bros. Corporation (NYSE:GEF)
Insider Ownership Percentage: 16.37%
Institutional Ownership Percentage: 48.91%
Transaction DateInsider NameTitleBuy/SellNumber of SharesAverage Share PriceTotal TransactionDetails
10/5/2015Gary R MartzVPSell4,500$33.00$148,500.00View SEC Filing  
(Data available from 1/1/2013 forward)


Latest Headlines for Greif Bros. Corporation (NYSE:GEF)
DateHeadline logoGreif, Inc. Releases 2016 Sustainability Report and Announces Winner of 2016 Michael J. Gasser Sustainability Award (NYSE:GEF) - February 24 at 6:38 PM logoGreif’s Commitment to Health, Safety and Environmental Protection (NYSE:GEF) - February 23 at 10:23 PM logoGreif Bros. Corporation (NYSE:GEF) Sales Estimates At $3480.162 - Investor Newswire (NYSE:GEF) - February 23 at 3:40 AM logoThe Growth Forecast For Greif Bros. Corporation (NYSE:GEF) - (NYSE:GEF) - February 17 at 3:57 PM logoGreif, Inc. Announces Date for Investor Day 2017 (NYSE:GEF) - February 16 at 5:20 PM logoGreif Paper Packaging and Services Receives Award for Outstanding Customer Service (NYSE:GEF) - February 16 at 5:20 PM logoGreif, Inc. Announces 2017 First Quarter Earnings Release and Conference Call Dates (NYSE:GEF) - February 9 at 6:09 PM logoGreif Bros. Corporation (NYSE:GEF) Analysts Rating At 3 - (NYSE:GEF) - February 2 at 10:59 PM logoBank of America/Merrill Lynch Upgrades Greif to a ‘Buy’ (NYSE:GEF) - January 31 at 3:22 PM
News IconAre Analysts Predicting a Near-Term Upswing For Greif Bros. Corporation (NYSE:GEF)? - Wall Street Beacon (NYSE:GEF) - January 30 at 11:54 AM logoGreif upgraded by BofA/Merrill (NYSE:GEF) - January 27 at 7:17 PM
News IconEarnings in Full Force, Analysts Take Aim at Greif Bros. Corporation (NYSE:GEF) - Wall Street Beacon (NYSE:GEF) - January 25 at 4:40 PM
News IconTechnical Buzz on Greif, Inc. (NYSE:GEF) - The Tribune (NYSE:GEF) - January 23 at 10:45 PM featured highlights: Extended Stay America, Walgreens Boots Alliance, Barnes & Noble, Universal Health Services and Greif (NYSE:GEF) - January 23 at 11:22 AM
News IconNotable Tuesday Option Activity: GEF, ADSK, OXY (NYSE:GEF) - January 19 at 3:51 AM logoGreif, Inc. breached its 50 day moving average in a Bearish Manner : GEF-US : January 18, 2017 (NYSE:GEF) - January 18 at 5:48 PM logoSales Of Greif Bros. Corporation (NYSE:GEF) Expected At $3482.662 - Investor Newswire (NYSE:GEF) - January 12 at 5:49 PM logoGreif Bros. Corporation (NYSE:GEF) Analysts Rating At 3.33 - (NYSE:GEF) - January 12 at 5:49 PM logoWill Greif's (GEF) Strategic Plan Help Counter Headwinds? (NYSE:GEF) - January 9 at 6:15 PM logoGreif Bros. Corporation (NYSE:GEF) Accounts Payable Is $372 For The Quarter Ended 2016-10-31 - (NYSE:GEF) - January 6 at 4:22 AM logoRobert W. Baird Upgrades Greif to ‘Outperform’ (NYSE:GEF) - January 5 at 6:20 PM
News IconToday’s Rating Alert: Time To Buy Greif (GEF), Robert W. Baird Upgrades It (NYSE:GEF) - January 5 at 2:44 AM logoGreif, Inc. breached its 50 day moving average in a Bullish Manner : GEF-US : January 4, 2017 (NYSE:GEF) - January 4 at 4:38 PM logoDividend Alert: Greif Bros. Corporation (NYSE:GEF) - Stocks Daily (NYSE:GEF) - January 3 at 7:45 PM logoBMO Capital Downgrades Greif to ‘Underperform’ (NYSE:GEF) - December 29 at 5:30 PM logoETFs with exposure to Greif, Inc. : December 27, 2016 (NYSE:GEF) - December 27 at 5:32 PM logoGreif, Inc. :GEF-US: Earnings Analysis: 2016 By the Numbers : December 26, 2016 (NYSE:GEF) - December 26 at 11:01 AM logoGreif, Inc. :GEF-US: Earnings Analysis: Q4, 2016 By the Numbers : December 26, 2016 (NYSE:GEF) - December 26 at 11:01 AM logoGREIF INC Financials (NYSE:GEF) - December 24 at 5:10 PM logoUPDATE: BMO Capital Downgrades Greif Inc. (GEF) to Underperform - (NYSE:GEF) - December 23 at 5:37 PM logoGreif Downgraded Following 75% Run In 2016 (NYSE:GEF) - December 22 at 10:39 AM logoGREIF INC Files SEC form 10-K, Annual Report (NYSE:GEF) - December 21 at 6:17 PM
News IconStock in Focus: Greif, Inc. (NYSE:GEF) - Wall Street Beacon (NYSE:GEF) - December 18 at 10:28 PM
News IconWatching the Levels for Greif, Inc. (NYSE:GEF) - Marion Business Daily (NYSE:GEF) - December 16 at 10:57 PM
News IconGreif Inc. (NYSE:GEF-B) Valuation According To Analysts - UK ... - UK Market News (NYSE:GEF) - December 16 at 5:55 PM logoGreif, Inc. : GEF-US: Dividend Analysis : December 19th, 2016 (record date) : By the numbers : December 16, 2016 (NYSE:GEF) - December 16 at 5:55 PM logoGreif (GEF) presents at Bank of America Merrill Lynch 2016 Paper, Packaging and Builders Conference (NYSE:GEF) - December 15 at 5:57 PM logoGREIF INC Files SEC form 8-K, Results of Operations and Financial Condition, Regulation FD Disclosure, Financial Stat (NYSE:GEF) - December 13 at 5:58 PM logoHow Did Greif Perform in Fiscal 4Q16? (NYSE:GEF) - December 12 at 5:33 PM
News IconStock Spotlight: Checking on Shares of Greif, Inc. (NYSE:GEF) - Business Daily Leader (NYSE:GEF) - December 10 at 10:26 AM logoEdited Transcript of GEF earnings conference call or presentation 8-Dec-16 3:00pm GMT (NYSE:GEF) - December 8 at 11:03 PM logoGreif Edging Higher After Fiscal Q4 Revenue Tops Analyst Estimates But Earnings Miss (NYSE:GEF) - December 8 at 11:09 AM logo4:20 pm Greif misses by $0.03, beats on revs; guides FY17 EPS in-line (NYSE:GEF) - December 8 at 11:09 AM logoGreif (GEF) Lags Q4 Earnings Estimates, Initiates FY17 View (NYSE:GEF) - December 8 at 11:09 AM logoStock Market News for December 08, 2016 (NYSE:GEF) - December 8 at 11:09 AM
News IconGreif misses 4Q profit forecasts - Yahoo Sports - Yahoo Sports (NYSE:GEF) - December 7 at 10:36 PM
News IconGreif posts 4Q profit - Yahoo Sports - Yahoo Sports (NYSE:GEF) - December 7 at 10:36 PM logoGreif Reports Fourth Quarter and Fiscal 2016 Results, Provides Fiscal 2017 Guidance (NYSE:GEF) - December 7 at 5:35 PM logoGreif misses 4Q profit forecasts (NYSE:GEF) - December 7 at 5:35 PM logoGreif posts 4Q profit (NYSE:GEF) - December 7 at 5:35 PM


What is Greif Bros. Corporation's stock symbol?

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

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

Greif Bros. Corporation announced a quarterly dividend on Wednesday, December 7th. Investors of record on Monday, December 19th will be paid a dividend of $0.42 per share on Sunday, January 1st. This represents a $1.68 annualized dividend and a dividend yield of 2.89%. The ex-dividend date is Thursday, December 15th.

Where is Greif Bros. Corporation's stock going? Where will Greif Bros. Corporation's stock price be in 2017?

7 equities research analysts have issued 1 year target prices for Greif Bros. Corporation's stock. Their predictions range from $36.00 to $58.00. On average, they expect Greif Bros. Corporation's stock price to reach $48.67 in the next twelve months.

When will Greif Bros. Corporation announce their earnings?

Greif Bros. Corporation is scheduled to release their next quarterly earnings announcement on Monday, March, 6th 2017.

Who owns Greif Bros. Corporation stock?

Greif Bros. Corporation's stock is owned by a number of of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional shareholders include Gamco Investors INC. ET AL (1.93%), Comerica Bank (0.31%), Barrow Hanley Mewhinney & Strauss LLC (0.22%), Putnam Investments LLC (0.17%), New York State Teachers Retirement System (0.13%) and FNY Partners Fund LP (0.07%).

Who sold Greif Bros. Corporation stock? Who is selling Greif Bros. Corporation stock?

Greif Bros. Corporation's stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Comerica Bank, Gamco Investors INC. ET AL, Cornercap Investment Counsel Inc. and Barrow Hanley Mewhinney & Strauss LLC.

Who bought Greif Bros. Corporation stock? Who is buying Greif Bros. Corporation stock?

Greif Bros. Corporation's stock was bought by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including FNY Partners Fund LP, Marshall Wace LLP, O Shaughnessy Asset Management LLC, New York State Teachers Retirement System and Putnam Investments LLC.

How do I buy Greif Bros. Corporation stock?

Shares of Greif Bros. Corporation can be purchased through any online brokerage account. Popular online brokerages include Vanguard Brokerage Services, TD Ameritrade, E*TRADE, Scottrade, Fidelity and Charles Schwab.

How much does a share of Greif Bros. Corporation stock cost?

One share of Greif Bros. Corporation stock can currently be purchased for approximately $58.08.

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Last Updated on 2/27/2017 by Staff