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: $43.00
  • 50 Day Moving Average: $40.64
  • 200 Day Moving Average: $35.40
  • 52-Week Range: $23.88 - $43.36
  • Trailing P/E Ratio: 49.93
  • Foreward P/E Ratio: 16.46
  • P/E Growth: 2.15
  • Market Cap: $2.06B
  • Outstanding Shares: 47,791,000
  • Beta: 1.47
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Analyst Ratings

Consensus Ratings for Greif (NYSE:GEF) (?)
Ratings Breakdown: 3 Hold Ratings
Consensus Rating:Hold (Score: 2.00)
Consensus Price Target: $38.33 (10.08% downside)

Analysts' Ratings History for Greif (NYSE:GEF)
DateFirmActionRatingPrice TargetDetails
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
8/18/2015DA DavidsonUpgradeNeutral -> Buy$38.00View Rating Details
5/29/2015Bank of America Corp.DowngradeNeutral -> Underperform$42.00 -> $35.00View Rating Details
10/8/2014Wells Fargo & Co.UpgradeMarket Perform -> Outperform$43.00View Rating Details
(Data available from 8/31/2014 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: $2.29 EPS
Next Year EPS Consensus Estimate: $2.59 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 20163$0.60$0.76$0.66
(Data provided by Zacks Investment Research)


Current Dividend Information for Greif (NYSE:GEF)
Annual Dividend:$1.68
Dividend Yield:3.94%
Dividend Growth:-7.20% (3 Year Average)
Payout Ratio:240.00% (Based on Trailing 12 Months of Earnings)
73.36% (Based on Current Year Consensus EPS Estimate)
64.86% (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)
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 (NYSE:GEF)
DateHeadline logoQ3 2016 Greif Inc Earnings Release - After Market Close (NYSE:GEF) - August 31 at 9:54 AM logoGreif, Inc. Declares Third Quarter 2016 Dividends (NYSE:GEF) - August 30 at 5:16 PM
News IconStock Up Over the Past Five Trading Days: Greif, Inc. (NYSE:GEF) - Post News (NYSE:GEF) - August 30 at 8:17 AM logoGreif (GEF) Q3 Earnings: Stock Likely to Beat Estimates? - Nasdaq (NYSE:GEF) - August 27 at 4:51 PM logoGreif (GEF) Q3 Earnings: Stock Likely to Beat Estimates? (NYSE:GEF) - August 26 at 5:01 PM logoGreif Up 54.3% Since SmarTrend Uptrend Call (GEF) (NYSE:GEF) - August 24 at 5:03 PM
News IconStock Reaching a Recent High: Greif, Inc. (NYSE:GEF) - Post News (NYSE:GEF) - August 23 at 5:22 PM logoGreif Has Returned 50.5% Since SmarTrend Recommendation (GEF) (NYSE:GEF) - August 17 at 5:24 PM
News IconNotable Stocks to Watch: Greif, Inc. (NYSE:GEF), Badger Meter, Inc. (NYSE:BMI) - NYSE Journal (press release) (NYSE:GEF) - August 15 at 11:40 AM logoGrainger's (GWW) July Sales Up 3%, Canada Woes Continue (NYSE:GEF) - August 12 at 5:12 PM logoGreif, Inc. Announces 2016 Third Quarter Earnings Release and Conference Call Dates (NYSE:GEF) - August 11 at 5:26 PM logoGreif Inc. Class A Common Stock (GEF) Investment Increased by Dimensional Fund Advisors Lp - Finance Daily (NYSE:GEF) - August 10 at 5:26 PM logoGreif Has Returned 48.6% Since SmarTrend Recommendation (GEF) (NYSE:GEF) - August 9 at 3:56 PM logoStrength seen in Ball Corporation (BLL): Stock Soars 12% (NYSE:GEF) - August 5 at 8:03 AM logoGreif Inc. (NYSE:GEF-B) Updated Price Targets - FTSE News (NYSE:GEF) - July 28 at 8:04 AM logoCrown Holdings (CCK) Tops Q2 Earnings Despite Lower Sales (NYSE:GEF) - July 21 at 5:23 PM
News IconGreif Incorporated (NYSE:GEF) Shorted Shares Decreased By 27.29% - Press Telegraph (NYSE:GEF) - July 20 at 6:33 PM
News IconSolid Performer in Focus: Greif, Inc. (NYSE:GEF) - Engelwood Daily (NYSE:GEF) - July 20 at 8:02 AM
News IconShare Performance Summary for: Greif, Inc. (NYSE:GEF) - Press Telegraph (NYSE:GEF) - July 17 at 4:48 PM
News IconGreif Incorporated (NYSE:GEF) Short Interest Increased By 17.29% - Consumer Eagle (NYSE:GEF) - July 14 at 5:19 PM
News IconInsiders Increasing Positions in: Greif, Inc. (NYSE:GEF) - Press Telegraph (NYSE:GEF) - July 14 at 8:34 AM
News IconStock Performance Rundown on: Greif, Inc. (NYSE:GEF) - Press Telegraph (NYSE:GEF) - July 11 at 5:14 PM
News IconWere Analysts Bullish Greif, Inc. (NYSE:GEF) This Week? - Consumer Eagle (NYSE:GEF) - July 11 at 5:14 PM
News IconGreif Incorporated (NYSE:GEF) Shorted Shares Increased 17.29% After Market Selling - Press Telegraph (NYSE:GEF) - July 10 at 4:53 PM logoNext Weeks Broker Price Targets For Greif Inc. (NYSE:GEF-B) - Fiscal Standard (NYSE:GEF) - July 10 at 9:39 AM logoSonoco Hits Fresh 52-Week High Riding on Growth Prospects (NYSE:GEF) - July 8 at 3:29 PM
News IconShares Providing Results This Month for Investors: Greif, Inc. (NYSE:GEF) - Telanagana Press (NYSE:GEF) - July 6 at 9:54 AM logoNew Broker Ratings For Greif Inc. (NYSE:GEF-B) - FTSE News (NYSE:GEF) - July 6 at 9:54 AM logoGreif Inc. (NYSE:GEF-B) Broker Price Targets For The Coming Week - Fiscal Standard (NYSE:GEF) - July 5 at 5:04 PM
News IconWere Analysts Bearish Greif, Inc. (NYSE:GEF) This Week? - Press Telegraph (NYSE:GEF) - July 4 at 4:52 PM
News IconStock Valuation in Review: Greif, Inc. (NYSE:GEF) - Telanagana Press (NYSE:GEF) - July 3 at 4:50 PM
News IconShare Performance Recap for: Greif, Inc. (NYSE:GEF) - Press Telegraph (NYSE:GEF) - July 3 at 9:41 AM logoGreif, Inc. (NYSE:GEF) Fundamental Star Rating Report - CML News (NYSE:GEF) - June 30 at 10:41 PM logoWhy Greif (GEF) Could Be a Top Value Stock Pick - Nasdaq (NYSE:GEF) - June 30 at 8:01 AM logoGREIF INC Files SEC form 8-K, Regulation FD Disclosure, Financial Statements and Exhibits (NYSE:GEF) - June 29 at 4:27 PM logoGreif, Inc. breached its 50 day moving average in a Bearish Manner : GEF-US : June 28, 2016 (NYSE:GEF) - June 28 at 8:50 AM logoWhy Greif (GEF) Could Be a Top Value Stock Pick (NYSE:GEF) - June 28 at 8:38 AM logoWhere to Put Your Money Post-Brexit: What Wall Street's Saying (NYSE:GEF) - June 27 at 12:58 PM
News IconStock Tracing Lower on the Week Greif, Inc. (NYSE:GEF) - Engelwood Daily (NYSE:GEF) - June 26 at 10:02 AM
News IconStock Performance Focus on: Greif, Inc. (NYSE:GEF) - Press Telegraph (NYSE:GEF) - June 26 at 10:02 AM logoGreif Inc. (NYSE:GEF-B) Current Analyst Ratings - Fiscal Standard (NYSE:GEF) - June 22 at 9:50 AM logoGreif, Inc. (NYSE:GEF) Stock Momentum Hits Strength - CML News (NYSE:GEF) - June 21 at 4:57 PM logoGreif, Inc. Announces Investor Day Webcast on June 24, 2016 (NYSE:GEF) - June 21 at 2:00 PM logoGreif Inc (NYSE:GEF) stock price target held steady to $0 as announced today by BMO Capital Markets (NYSE:GEF) - June 20 at 11:27 AM logoIs Greif (GEF) Stock a Solid Choice Right Now? - Nasdaq (NYSE:GEF) - June 17 at 5:03 PM logoIs Greif (GEF) Stock a Solid Choice Right Now? (NYSE:GEF) - June 17 at 8:48 AM logoNYSE New Highs: Greif, Inc. (NYSE:GEF), First Industrial Realty Trust Inc. (NYSE:FR), John Bean Technologies ... - KC Register (NYSE:GEF) - June 10 at 5:19 PM logoGreif, Inc.: Strong price momentum but will it sustain? (NYSE:GEF) - June 10 at 4:22 PM logoGreif (GEF) Achieves 52-Week High on Upbeat FY16 Outlook (NYSE:GEF) - June 10 at 3:57 PM logoGreif Inc. Class A (GEF) is Trading Lower on Unusual Volume for June 08 - (NYSE:GEF) - June 10 at 5:52 AM


Greif (NYSE:GEF) Chart for Wednesday, August, 31, 2016

Last Updated on 8/31/2016 by Staff