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Greif Stock Forecast, Price & News

+0.45 (+0.73%)
(As of 01/14/2022 12:00 AM ET)
Today's Range
50-Day Range
52-Week Range
215,020 shs
Average Volume
230,580 shs
Market Capitalization
$3.01 billion
P/E Ratio
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About Greif

Greif, Inc. engages in the production of industrial packaging products and services. It operates through the following segments: Global Industrial Packaging, Paper Packaging & Services, and Land Management. The Global Industrial Packaging segment involves the production of industrial packaging products, such as steel, fiber & plastic drums, rigid & flexible intermediate bulk containers, closure systems for industrial packaging products, transit protection products, water bottles, and remanufactured & reconditioned industrial containers. The segment services include container life cycle management, filling, logistics, warehousing, and other packaging services. The Paper Packaging & Services segment focuses on the production and sale of containerboard, corrugated sheets, corrugated containers, and other corrugated products to customers in North America. The Land Management segment relates to the management and sale of timber, which focuses on the active harvesting and regeneration of the United States timber properties. The company was founded by William Greif and Albert Vanderwyst in 1877 and is headquartered in Delaware, OH.


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Industry, Sector and Symbol

Metal barrels, drums, & pails
Metal & Glass Containers
Year Founded

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales
$5.56 billion
Cash Flow
$11.73 per share
Book Value
$32.45 per share


Net Income
$390.70 million
Pretax Margin




Free Float
Market Cap
$3.01 billion

Company Calendar

Last Earnings
Ex-Dividend for 1/1 Dividend
Dividend Payable
Next Earnings (Estimated)
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Overall MarketRank

2.11 out of 5 stars

Industrial Products Sector

128th out of 249 stocks

Metal Barrels, Drums, & Pails Industry

1st out of 1 stocks

Analyst Opinion: 0.8Community Rank: 3.7Dividend Strength: 2.5Insider Behavior: 1.7Valuation: 1.9 5 -4 -3 -2 -1 -

Greif (NYSE:GEF) Frequently Asked Questions

Is Greif a buy right now?

5 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Greif in the last twelve months. There are currently 2 sell ratings and 3 hold ratings for the stock. The consensus among Wall Street analysts is that investors should "hold" Greif stock. A hold rating indicates that analysts believe investors should maintain any existing positions they have in GEF, but not buy additional shares or sell existing shares.
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How has Greif's stock been impacted by COVID-19?

Greif's stock was trading at $27.71 on March 11th, 2020 when COVID-19 reached pandemic status according to the World Health Organization (WHO). Since then, GEF stock has increased by 123.4% and is now trading at $61.91.
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When is Greif's next earnings date?

Greif is scheduled to release its next quarterly earnings announcement on Wednesday, February 23rd 2022.
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How were Greif's earnings last quarter?

Greif, Inc. (NYSE:GEF) posted its quarterly earnings results on Wednesday, December, 8th. The industrial products company reported $1.93 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, beating the Zacks' consensus estimate of $1.49 by $0.44. The industrial products company earned $1.58 billion during the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $1.48 billion. Greif had a net margin of 7.03% and a trailing twelve-month return on equity of 23.17%. The firm's revenue for the quarter was up 35.9% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same period in the prior year, the business posted $0.78 earnings per share.
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How often does Greif pay dividends? What is the dividend yield for Greif?

Greif announced a quarterly dividend on Wednesday, December 8th. Shareholders of record on Friday, December 17th will be given a dividend of $0.46 per share on Saturday, January 1st. This represents a $1.84 dividend on an annualized basis and a yield of 2.97%. The ex-dividend date is Thursday, December 16th.
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Is Greif a good dividend stock?

Greif pays an annual dividend of $1.84 per share and currently has a dividend yield of 2.97%. Greif has been increasing its dividend for 2 consecutive year(s), indicating that it does not yet have a strong track record of dividend growth. The dividend payout ratio of Greif is 28.13%. This payout ratio is at a healthy, sustainable level, below 75%. Based on earnings estimates, Greif will have a dividend payout ratio of 31.03% next year. This indicates that Greif will be able to sustain or increase its dividend.
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What guidance has Greif issued on next quarter's earnings?

Greif updated its FY22 earnings guidance on Wednesday, December, 8th. The company provided EPS guidance of $5.85-6.45 for the period, compared to the Thomson Reuters consensus estimate of $5.87.

What price target have analysts set for GEF?

5 brokerages have issued 12 month price targets for Greif's stock. Their forecasts range from $58.00 to $71.00. On average, they expect Greif's share price to reach $65.80 in the next year. This suggests a possible upside of 6.3% from the stock's current price.
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Who are Greif's key executives?

Greif's management team includes the following people:
  • Peter G. Watson, President, Chief Executive Officer & Director
  • Ole G. Rosgaard, Chief Operating Officer
  • Lawrence A. Hilsheimer, Chief Financial Officer & Executive Vice President
  • Gary R. Martz, Secretary, Executive VP & General Counsel
  • Bala V. Sathyanarayanan, Chief Human Resources Officer & Executive VP

What is Peter Watson's approval rating as Greif's CEO?

8 employees have rated Greif CEO Peter Watson on Glassdoor.com. Peter Watson has an approval rating of 100% among Greif's employees. This puts Peter Watson in the top 10% of approval ratings compared to other CEOs of publicly-traded companies.

Who are some of Greif's key competitors?

What other stocks do shareholders of Greif own?

Based on aggregate information from My MarketBeat watchlists, some companies that other Greif investors own include Bank of America (BAC), Advanced Micro Devices (AMD), Intel (INTC), AbbVie (ABBV), Walgreens Boots Alliance (WBA), Fossil Group (FOSL), Micron Technology (MU), American Eagle Outfitters (AEO), Broadcom (AVGO) and Ciena (CIEN).

What is Greif's stock symbol?

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

Who are Greif's major shareholders?

Greif's stock is owned by a variety of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional investors include State of Alaska Department of Revenue (0.01%), Koshinski Asset Management Inc. (0.00%) and Exchange Traded Concepts LLC (0.00%). Company insiders that own Greif stock include Gary R Martz, Lawrence A Hilsheimer, Ole G Rosgaard and Timothy Bergwall.
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Which major investors are selling Greif stock?

GEF stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including State of Alaska Department of Revenue. Company insiders that have sold Greif company stock in the last year include Gary R Martz, and Timothy Bergwall.
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Which major investors are buying Greif stock?

GEF stock was acquired by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Koshinski Asset Management Inc., and Exchange Traded Concepts LLC. Company insiders that have bought Greif stock in the last two years include Gary R Martz, Lawrence A Hilsheimer, and Ole G Rosgaard.
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How do I buy shares of Greif?

Shares of GEF can be purchased through any online brokerage account. Popular online brokerages with access to the U.S. stock market include WeBull, Vanguard Brokerage Services, TD Ameritrade, E*TRADE, Robinhood, Fidelity, and Charles Schwab.
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What is Greif's stock price today?

One share of GEF stock can currently be purchased for approximately $61.91.

How much money does Greif make?

Greif has a market capitalization of $3.01 billion and generates $5.56 billion in revenue each year. The industrial products company earns $390.70 million in net income (profit) each year or $6.54 on an earnings per share basis.

How many employees does Greif have?

Greif employs 16,000 workers across the globe.

Does Greif have any subsidiaries?

The following companies are subsidiares of Greif: Box Board Products Inc., Caraustar Industrial Canada Inc., Caraustar Industrial and Consumer Products Group Inc., Caraustar Industries Inc., Caraustar Mill Group Inc., Caraustar Recovered Fiber Group Inc., Container Life Cycle Management LLC, CorrChoice (PA) LLC, Delta Petroleum Company, Delta Petroleum Company Inc., Ennis Containers Inc., Greif (Shanghai) Packaging Co. Ltd., Greif (Taicang) Packaging Co. Ltd., Greif Algeria Spa, Greif Argentina S.A., Greif Belgium BVBA, Greif Bros. Canada Inc., Greif Czech Republic a.s., Greif Eastern Packaging Pte. Ltd., Greif Embalagens Industrialis Do Brasil Ltda, Greif Embalajes Industriales S.A., Greif Flexibles Benelux B.V., Greif Flexibles Changzhou Co. Ltd, Greif Flexibles France SARL, Greif Flexibles Germany GmbH & Co. KG, Greif Flexibles Romania SRL, Greif Flexibles UK Ltd., Greif Flexibles USA Inc., Greif France SAS, Greif Global Holdings Inc., Greif Huizhou Packaging Co. Ltd., Greif International Holding B.V., Greif Italy SRL, Greif Malaysia Sdn Bhd, Greif Mexico S.A. de C.V., Greif Mimaysan Ambalaj Sanayi AS, Greif Netherland B.V., Greif Packaging Germany GmbH, Greif Packaging LLC, Greif Packaging Spain S.L., Greif Perm LLC, Greif Poland Sp zoo, Greif Portugal S.A., Greif Saudi Arabia Ltd., Greif South Africa Pty Ltd, Greif Sweden AB, Greif Tholu B.V., Greif Tianjin Packaging Co. Ltd, Greif U.S. Holdings Inc., Greif UK Ltd., Greif Vologda LLC, Hannells AS, Pachmas Packaging Ltd, Petro-Summit Mechanical Co. Ltd., Soterra LLC, Storsack Group, Tama Paperboard LLC, The Newark Group Inc., and pack2pack Group N.V..

When was Greif founded?

Greif was founded in 1877.

What is Greif's official website?

The official website for Greif is www.greif.com.

Where are Greif's headquarters?

Greif is headquartered at 425 WINTER ROAD, DELAWARE OH, 43015.

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, via email at [email protected], or via fax at 740-549-6100.

This page was last updated on 1/17/2022 by MarketBeat.com Staff


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