Greif Company Profile (NYSE:GEF)

About Greif

Greif logoGreif, Inc. is a producer of industrial packaging products and services. The Company's products include steel, fiber and plastic drums, rigid intermediate bulk containers, closure systems, transit protection products, water bottles and reconditioned industrial containers, and offers services, such as container life cycle management, blending, filling, logistics, warehousing and other packaging services. The Company operates in four business segments: Rigid Industrial Packaging & Services; Flexible Products & Services; Paper Packaging, and Land Management. The Company sells its rigid industrial packaging products to customers in industries, such as chemicals, paints and pigments, food and beverage, petroleum, industrial coatings, agricultural, pharmaceutical and mineral, among others. The Company has manufacturing facilities located in over 50 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: $48.98
  • 50 Day Moving Average: $44.41
  • 200 Day Moving Average: $37.84
  • 52-Week Range: $23.88 - $49.75
  • Trailing P/E Ratio: 29.72
  • Foreward P/E Ratio: 17.31
  • P/E Growth: 2.32
  • Market Cap: $2.34B
  • Outstanding Shares: 47,791,000
  • Beta: 1.47
  • Net Margins: 2.37%
  • Return on Equity: 14.86%
  • Return on Assets: 4.63%
  • Debt-to-Equity Ratio: 0.76%
  • Current Ratio: 1.03%
  • Quick Ratio: 0.72%
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Analyst Ratings

Consensus Ratings for Greif (NYSE:GEF) (?)
Ratings Breakdown: 3 Hold Ratings, 2 Buy Ratings
Consensus Rating:Hold (Score: 2.40)
Consensus Price Target: $42.20 (13.84% downside)

Analysts' Ratings History for Greif (NYSE:GEF)
DateFirmActionRatingPrice TargetDetails
9/6/2016Bank of America Corp.UpgradeNeutral -> Buy$52.00View Rating Details
9/4/2016DA DavidsonReiterated RatingBuy$44.00View Rating Details
6/29/2016Deutsche Bank AGReiterated RatingMarket Perform$36.00View Rating Details
6/28/2016Robert W. BairdReiterated RatingNeutral$43.00View Rating Details
6/27/2016BMO Capital MarketsReiterated RatingHold$36.00View Rating Details
10/8/2014Wells Fargo & Co.UpgradeMarket Perform -> Outperform$43.00View Rating Details
(Data available from 9/27/2014 forward)


Earnings History for Greif (NYSE:GEF)
DateQuarterConsensus EstimateActual EPSRevenue EstimateActual RevenueRelease LinkConference CallDetails
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 (NYSE:GEF)
Current Year EPS Consensus Estimate: $2.46 EPS
Next Year EPS Consensus Estimate: $2.83 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$0.72$0.72$0.72
Q3 20171$0.78$0.78$0.78
Q4 20171$0.81$0.81$0.81
(Data provided by Zacks Investment Research)


Current Dividend Information for Greif (NYSE:GEF)
Annual Dividend:$1.68
Dividend Yield:3.43%
Dividend Growth:-7.20% (3 Year Average)
Payout Ratio:126.32% (Based on Trailing 12 Months of Earnings)
68.29% (Based on Current Year Consensus EPS Estimate)
59.36% (Based on Next Year Consensus EPS Estimate)

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

Insider Trades

Insider Trading History for Greif (NYSE:GEF)
Insider Ownership Percentage: 16.37%
Institutional Ownership Percentage: 48.79%
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)


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Greif (NYSE:GEF) Chart for Tuesday, September, 27, 2016

Last Updated on 9/27/2016 by Staff