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NYSE:GEFGreif Stock Price, Forecast & News

$31.04
-0.21 (-0.67 %)
(As of 05/22/2020 04:00 PM ET)
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Today's Range
$30.34
Now: $31.04
$31.41
50-Day Range
$28.25
MA: $31.28
$35.68
52-Week Range
$23.65
Now: $31.04
$50.37
Volume128,510 shs
Average Volume220,940 shs
Market Capitalization$1.50 billion
P/E Ratio10.59
Dividend Yield5.67%
Beta1.14
Greif, Inc. produces and sells industrial packaging products and services worldwide. It operates through four segments: Rigid Industrial Packaging & Services; Paper Packaging & Services; Flexible Products & Services; and Land Management. The Rigid Industrial Packaging & Services segment offers rigid industrial packaging products, including steel, fiber, and plastic drums; rigid intermediate bulk containers; closure systems for industrial packaging products; transit protection products; water bottles, and remanufactured and reconditioned industrial containers; and services, such as container life cycle management, filling, logistics, warehousing, and other packaging services. This segment sells its products to customers in the chemicals, paints and pigments, food and beverage, petroleum, industrial coatings, agricultural, pharmaceutical and mineral products, and others industries. The Paper Packaging & Services segment provides containerboards, corrugated sheets, corrugated containers, and other corrugated products to customers in the packaging, automotive, food, and building products industries. This segment's corrugated container products are used to ship various products, such as home appliances, small machinery, grocery products, automotive components, books, and furniture, as well as various other applications. The Flexible Products & Services segment offers flexible intermediate bulk containers comprising polypropylene-based woven fabric, as well as related services to the agricultural, food, and other industries. The Land Management segment engages in harvesting and regeneration of timber properties; and sale of timberland and special use land. As of October 31, 2018, this segment owned approximately 243,000 acres of timber property in the southeastern United States. The company was formerly known as Greif Bros. Corporation and changed its name to Greif, Inc. in 2001. Greif, Inc. was founded in 1877 and is headquartered in Delaware, Ohio.
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Beat the Market (BTM) Rank

Analyst Opinion: 1.8Community Rank: 1.9Dividend Strength: 3.3Insider Behavior: 1.0Valuation: 3.1 5 -4 -3 -2 -1 -

Overall Beat the Market Rank

2.23 out of 5 stars


Industry, Sector and Symbol

Industry Metal barrels, drums, & pails
Sub-IndustryMetal & Glass Containers
SectorIndustrial Products
CUSIP39762410
Phone740-549-6000

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Price-To-Earnings

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$4.60 billion
Cash Flow$9.13 per share
Book Value$24.68 per share

Profitability

Net Income$171 million

Miscellaneous

Employees17,000
Market Cap$1.50 billion
Next Earnings Date6/3/2020 (Confirmed)
OptionableOptionable

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Greif (NYSE:GEF) Frequently Asked Questions

How has Greif's stock been impacted by COVID-19 (Coronavirus)?

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 12.0% and is now trading at $31.04. View which stocks have been most impacted by Coronavirus.

Do Wall Street analysts recommend investors buy shares of Greif?

5 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Greif in the last year. There are currently 3 sell ratings, 1 hold rating and 1 buy rating for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Hold." View analyst ratings for Greif.

When is Greif's next earnings date?

Greif is scheduled to release its next quarterly earnings announcement on Wednesday, June 3rd 2020. View our earnings forecast for Greif.

How can I listen to Greif's earnings call?

Greif will be holding an earnings conference call on Wednesday, June 3rd at 12:00 AM Eastern. Interested parties can register for or listen to the call using this link or dial in at Not Available.

How were Greif's earnings last quarter?

Greif, Inc. (NYSE:GEF) announced its quarterly earnings data on Wednesday, February, 26th. The industrial products company reported $0.64 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, topping analysts' consensus estimates of $0.52 by $0.12. The industrial products company had revenue of $1.11 billion for the quarter, compared to analysts' expectations of $1.17 billion. Greif had a return on equity of 19.77% and a net margin of 3.61%. View Greif's earnings history.

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

Greif declared a quarterly dividend on Wednesday, February 26th. Stockholders of record on Wednesday, March 18th will be given a dividend of $0.44 per share on Wednesday, April 1st. This represents a $1.76 annualized dividend and a yield of 5.67%. The ex-dividend date is Tuesday, March 17th. View Greif's dividend history.

What guidance has Greif issued on next quarter's earnings?

Greif issued an update on its FY20 earnings guidance on Tuesday, March, 17th. The company provided earnings per share guidance of $3.55-3.91 for the period, compared to the Thomson Reuters consensus earnings per share estimate of $3.63.

What price target have analysts set for GEF?

5 brokers have issued 1-year target prices for Greif's shares. Their forecasts range from $26.00 to $42.00. On average, they expect Greif's stock price to reach $35.40 in the next twelve months. This suggests a possible upside of 14.0% from the stock's current price. View analysts' price targets for Greif.

Has Greif been receiving favorable news coverage?

Press coverage about GEF stock has trended very negative this week, InfoTrie reports. The research firm ranks the sentiment of media coverage by reviewing more than six thousand blog and news sources. The firm ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of negative five to positive five, with scores nearest to five being the most favorable. Greif earned a news sentiment score of -3.9 on InfoTrie's scale. They also assigned headlines about the industrial products company a news buzz of 0.0 out of 10, meaning that recent media coverage is extremely unlikely to have an impact on the company's share price in the immediate future. View the latest news aboutGreif.

Who are some of Greif's key competitors?

What other stocks do shareholders of Greif own?

Who are Greif's key executives?

Greif's management team includes the following people:
  • Mr. Peter G. Watson, Pres, CEO & Director (Age 62)
  • Mr. Lawrence Allen Hilsheimer, Exec. VP & CFO (Age 61)
  • Mr. Gary R. Martz, Exec. VP, Gen. Counsel & Sec. (Age 61)
  • Mr. Michael Francis Cronin, Sr. VP & Group Pres of Rigid Industrial Packaging & Services - EMEA & APAC and GPA (Age 61)
  • Mr. Ole G. Rosgaard, Sr. VP and Group Pres of RIPS Americas & Global Sustainability (Age 55)

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 Fuller & Thaler Asset Management Inc. (2.22%), Gamco Investors INC. ET AL (1.62%), Investment Counselors of Maryland LLC (0.92%), Deprince Race & Zollo Inc. (0.90%), Pictet Asset Management Ltd. (0.75%) and Grantham Mayo Van Otterloo & Co. LLC (0.59%). Company insiders that own Greif stock include Gary R Martz, Hari K Kumar, Lawrence A Hilsheimer, Mark A Emkes, Ole G Rosgaard, Peter G Watson and Timothy Bergwall. View institutional ownership trends for Greif.

Which institutional investors are selling Greif stock?

GEF stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Invesco Ltd., WBI Investments Inc., Pictet Asset Management Ltd., AQR Capital Management LLC, AXA, Principal Financial Group Inc., Squarepoint Ops LLC, and Parametric Portfolio Associates LLC. View insider buying and selling activity for Greif.

Which institutional investors are buying Greif stock?

GEF stock was purchased by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Grantham Mayo Van Otterloo & Co. LLC, Mackenzie Financial Corp, Matarin Capital Management LLC, Aperio Group LLC, Hancock Whitney Corp, AMG National Trust Bank, Fuller & Thaler Asset Management Inc., and Balyasny Asset Management LLC. Company insiders that have bought Greif stock in the last two years include Gary R Martz, Hari K Kumar, Lawrence A Hilsheimer, Mark A Emkes, Ole G Rosgaard, Peter G Watson, and Timothy Bergwall. View insider buying and selling activity for Greif.

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 Vanguard Brokerage Services, TD Ameritrade, E*TRADE, Robinhood, Fidelity, and Charles Schwab.

What is Greif's stock price today?

One share of GEF stock can currently be purchased for approximately $31.04.

How big of a company is Greif?

Greif has a market capitalization of $1.50 billion and generates $4.60 billion in revenue each year. The industrial products company earns $171 million in net income (profit) each year or $3.96 on an earnings per share basis. Greif employs 17,000 workers across the globe.

What is Greif's official website?

The official website for Greif is 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 or via email at [email protected]

This page was last updated on 5/25/2020 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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