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NYSE:GEF - Greif Stock Price, Forecast & News

$28.49
-2.60 (-8.36 %)
(As of 04/1/2020 04:00 PM ET)
Today's Range
$28.18
Now: $28.49
$30.09
50-Day Range
$25.13
MA: $33.88
$42.17
52-Week Range
$23.65
Now: $28.49
$50.37
Volume257,660 shs
Average Volume256,155 shs
Market Capitalization$1.38 billion
P/E Ratio9.72
Dividend Yield5.66%
Beta1.31
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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Industry, Sector and Symbol

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

Debt

Price-To-Earnings

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$4.60 billion
Cash Flow$8.35 per share
Book Value$25.33 per share

Profitability

Net Income$171 million

Miscellaneous

Employees17,000
Market Cap$1.38 billion
Next Earnings Date6/3/2020 (Estimated)
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 (Coronavirus) reached pandemic status according to the World Health Organization (WHO). Since then, GEF stock has increased by 2.8% and is now trading at $28.49. View which stocks have been mosted 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 were Greif's earnings last quarter?

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

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

Greif announced a quarterly dividend on Wednesday, February 26th. Shareholders 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 dividend on an annualized basis and a dividend yield of 6.18%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend 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 EPS guidance of $3.55-3.91 for the period, compared to the Thomson Reuters consensus estimate of $3.63.

What price target have analysts set for GEF?

5 brokerages have issued 12-month price objectives for Greif's stock. Their forecasts range from $32.00 to $52.00. On average, they expect Greif's share price to reach $38.60 in the next twelve months. This suggests a possible upside of 35.5% from the stock's current price. View analysts' price targets for Greif.

Has Greif been receiving favorable news coverage?

Media coverage about GEF stock has trended neutral this week, InfoTrie Sentiment Analysis reports. The research firm identifies negative and positive media coverage by monitoring more than six thousand news and blog sources in real time. The firm ranks coverage of companies on a scale of negative five to positive five, with scores closest to five being the most favorable. Greif earned a news sentiment score of 0.2 on InfoTrie's scale. They also assigned press coverage about the industrial products company a news buzz of 0.0 out of 10, indicating that recent media coverage is extremely unlikely to have an effect on the stock's share price in the next several days. View the latest news aboutGreif.

Are investors shorting Greif?

Greif saw a increase in short interest in February. As of February 28th, there was short interest totaling 1,910,000 shares, an increase of 20.9% from the February 13th total of 1,580,000 shares. Based on an average daily volume of 212,100 shares, the days-to-cover ratio is currently 9.0 days. Approximately 7.6% of the company's stock are sold short. View Greif's Current Options Chain.

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."

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 $28.49.

How big of a company is Greif?

Greif has a market capitalization of $1.38 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. View additional information about Greif.

What is Greif's official website?

The official website for Greif is http://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]


MarketBeat Community Rating for Greif (NYSE GEF)

Community Ranking:  1.9 out of 5 (star)
Outperform Votes:  240 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  378 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  618
MarketBeat's community ratings are surveys of what our community members think about Greif and other stocks. Vote "Outperform" if you believe GEF will outperform the S&P 500 over the long term. Vote "Underperform" if you believe GEF will underperform the S&P 500 over the long term. You may vote once every thirty days.
This page was last updated on 4/1/2020 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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