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Greif Stock Forecast, Price & News

-1.41 (-2.04%)
(As of 11/26/2021 12:00 AM ET)
Today's Range
50-Day Range
52-Week Range
87,986 shs
Average Volume
153,118 shs
Market Capitalization
$3.29 billion
P/E Ratio
Dividend Yield
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About Greif

Greif, Inc. engages in the production of industrial packaging products and services. It operates through the following segments: Rigid Industrial Packaging and Services, Paper Packaging and Services, Flexible Products and Services, and Land Management. The Rigid Industrial Packaging and Services segment involves the production and sale of rigid industrial packaging products, such as steel, fibre and plastic drums, rigid intermediate bulk containers, closure systems for industrial packaging products, transit protection products, water bottles and reconditioned containers, and services, such as container life cycle services, blending, filling and other packaging services, logistics and warehousing. The Paper Packaging and Services segment involves the production and sale of containerboard, corrugated sheets, corrugated containers and other corrugated products to customers in North America. The Flexible Products and Services segment involves the production and sale of flexible intermediate bulk containers and related services on a global basis and the sale of industrial and consumer shipping sacks and multiwall bag products in North America. The Land Management segment involves the ma


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Industry, Sector and Symbol

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

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales
$4.52 billion
Cash Flow
$8.76 per share
Book Value
$24.78 per share


Net Income
$108.80 million
Pretax Margin




Free Float
Market Cap
$3.29 billion

Company Calendar

Last Earnings
Dividend Payable
Next Earnings (Confirmed)
Fiscal Year End

Social Links


Overall MarketRank

2.40 out of 5 stars

Industrial Products Sector

81st out of 247 stocks

Metal Barrels, Drums, & Pails Industry

1st out of 1 stocks

Analyst Opinion: 1.0Community Rank: 3.7Dividend Strength: 2.5Insider Behavior: 1.7Valuation: 3.1 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 1 sell rating, 3 hold ratings and 1 buy rating 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 (Coronavirus)?

Greif's stock was trading at $27.71 on March 11th, 2020 when COVID-19 (Coronavirus) reached pandemic status according to the World Health Organization. Since then, GEF shares have increased by 144.2% and is now trading at $67.66.
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When is Greif's next earnings date?

Greif is scheduled to release its next quarterly earnings announcement on Wednesday, December 8th 2021.
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How can I listen to Greif's earnings call?

Greif will be holding an earnings conference call on Thursday, December 9th at 8:30 AM Eastern. Interested parties can register for or listen to the call using this link or dial in at 647-362-9199 with passcode "32605".

How were Greif's earnings last quarter?

Greif, Inc. (NYSE:GEF) issued its quarterly earnings data on Tuesday, August, 31st. The industrial products company reported $1.93 EPS for the quarter, beating the Zacks' consensus estimate of $1.54 by $0.39. The industrial products company earned $1.49 billion during the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $1.39 billion. Greif had a trailing twelve-month return on equity of 19.67% and a net margin of 6.43%. Greif's quarterly revenue was up 37.7% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same period last year, the business earned $0.85 EPS.
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How often does Greif pay dividends? What is the dividend yield for Greif?

Greif announced a quarterly dividend on Wednesday, September 1st. Investors of record on Friday, September 17th will be given a dividend of $0.46 per share on Friday, October 1st. This represents a $1.84 dividend on an annualized basis and a dividend yield of 2.72%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Thursday, September 16th. This is a boost from Greif's previous quarterly dividend of $0.44.
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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 2.66%. Greif does not yet have a strong track record of dividend growth. The dividend payout ratio of Greif is 33.21%. This payout ratio is at a healthy, sustainable level, below 75%. Based on earnings estimates, Greif will have a dividend payout ratio of 30.16% 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 FY 2021 earnings guidance on Wednesday, September, 29th. The company provided earnings per share guidance of $5.100-$5.300 for the period, compared to the Thomson Reuters consensus EPS estimate of $4.630. The company issued revenue guidance of -.

What price target have analysts set for GEF?

5 brokers have issued 12 month price objectives for Greif's stock. Their forecasts range from $57.00 to $77.00. On average, they anticipate Greif's stock price to reach $69.60 in the next year. This suggests a possible upside of 2.9% 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 many different institutional and retail investors. Top institutional investors include LSV Asset Management (3.98%), Fuller & Thaler Asset Management Inc. (2.83%), William Blair Investment Management LLC (1.48%), Gamco Investors INC. ET AL (1.17%), Nordea Investment Management AB (0.55%) and Invesco Ltd. (0.39%). Company insiders that own Greif stock include Gary R Martz, Lawrence A Hilsheimer, Ole G Rosgaard and Timothy Bergwall.
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Which institutional investors are selling Greif stock?

GEF stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Victory Capital Management Inc., LSV Asset Management, Invesco Ltd., Fuller & Thaler Asset Management Inc., Denali Advisors LLC, Guggenheim Capital LLC, Cubist Systematic Strategies LLC, and Gamco Investors INC. ET AL. Company insiders that have sold Greif company stock in the last year include Gary R Martz, and Timothy Bergwall.
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Which institutional investors are buying Greif stock?

GEF stock was bought by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including William Blair Investment Management LLC, American Century Companies Inc., Nordea Investment Management AB, State of New Jersey Common Pension Fund D, Dupont Capital Management Corp, Skandinaviska Enskilda Banken AB publ , AXA S.A., and Hillsdale Investment Management Inc.. 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 $67.66.

How much money does Greif make?

Greif has a market capitalization of $3.29 billion and generates $4.52 billion in revenue each year. The industrial products company earns $108.80 million in net income (profit) each year or $5.54 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 11/27/2021 by MarketBeat.com Staff


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