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NYSE:GEF

Greif - GEF Stock Forecast, Price & News

$61.00
-0.54 (-0.88%)
(As of 09/23/2022 12:00 AM ET)
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Today's Range
$60.09
$61.09
50-Day Range
$61.00
$72.48
52-Week Range
$53.65
$72.79
Volume
270,548 shs
Average Volume
311,879 shs
Market Capitalization
$2.90 billion
P/E Ratio
9.58
Dividend Yield
3.28%
Price Target
$73.20

Greif MarketRank™ Forecast

Analyst Rating
Hold
2.20 Rating Score
Upside/​Downside
20.0% Upside
$73.20 Price Target
Short Interest
Healthy
4.27% of Float Sold Short
Dividend Strength
Moderate
Based on Four Factors
Sustainability
N/A
News Sentiment
0.37mentions of Greif in the last 14 days
Based on 10 Articles This Week
Insider Trading
Selling Shares
$3.82 M Sold Last Quarter
Proj. Earnings Growth
-12.23%
From $8.01 to $7.03 Per Share

Overall MarketRank

MarketRank is calculated as an average of available category scores, with extra weight given to analysis and valuation.

2.59 out of 5 stars

Industrial Products Sector

68th out of 180 stocks

Metal Barrels, Drums, & Pails Industry

1st out of 1 stocks

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About Greif (NYSE:GEF) Stock

Greif, Inc. engages in the production and sale of industrial packaging products and services worldwide. It operates in three segments: Global Industrial Packaging; Paper Packaging & Services; and Land Management. The Global Industrial Packaging segment produces and sells industrial packaging products, including steel, fiber, and plastic drums; rigid and flexible intermediate bulk containers; closure systems for industrial packaging products; transit protection products; water bottles, and remanufactured and reconditioned industrial containers; and various services, such as container life cycle management, filling, logistics, warehousing, and other packaging services to chemicals, paints and pigments, food and beverage, petroleum, industrial coatings, agriculture, pharmaceuticals, mineral product, and other industries. This segment also offers flexible intermediate bulk containers and related services to the agriculture, construction, and food industries. The Paper Packaging & Services segment produces and sells containerboards, corrugated sheets and containers, and other corrugated and specialty products to customers in the packaging, automotive, food, and building products markets; and produces and sells coated and uncoated recycled paperboard, and recycled fiber. 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 Land Management segment engages in harvesting and regeneration of timber properties; and sale of timberland and special use properties. As of October 31, 2021, this segment owned approximately 175,000 acres of timber properties 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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GEF Company Calendar

Ex-Dividend for 7/1 Dividend
6/16/2022
Dividend Payable
7/01/2022
Last Earnings
8/31/2022
Ex-Dividend for 10/1 Dividend
9/15/2022
Today
9/25/2022
Dividend Payable
10/01/2022
Fiscal Year End
10/31/2022
Next Earnings (Estimated)
12/14/2022

Industry, Sector and Symbol

Industry
Metal barrels, drums, & pails
Sub-Industry
Metal & Glass Containers
CUSIP
39762410
Employees
16,000
Year Founded
1877

Price Target and Rating

Average Stock Price Forecast
$73.20
High Stock Price Forecast
$90.00
Low Stock Price Forecast
$58.00
Forecasted Upside/Downside
+20.0%
Consensus Rating
Hold
Rating Score (0-4)
2.20
Research Coverage
5 Analysts

Profitability

Net Income
$390.70 million
Pretax Margin
8.01%

Debt

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales
$5.56 billion
Cash Flow
$11.71 per share
Book Value
$36.47 per share

Miscellaneous

Free Float
46,381,000
Market Cap
$2.90 billion
Optionable
Optionable
Beta
0.93

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Key Executives

  • Mr. Peter G. Watson (Age 65)
    Exec. Chairman
    Comp: $4.57M
  • Mr. Ole G. RosgaardMr. Ole G. Rosgaard (Age 58)
    Pres, CEO & Director
    Comp: $1.89M
  • Mr. Lawrence Allen HilsheimerMr. Lawrence Allen Hilsheimer (Age 64)
    Exec. VP & CFO
    Comp: $2.88M
  • Mr. Gary R. MartzMr. Gary R. Martz (Age 64)
    Exec. VP, Gen. Counsel & Sec.
    Comp: $1.86M
  • Mr. Michael J. Taylor (Age 39)
    VP, Controller & Chief Accounting Officer
  • Mr. Douglas W. Lingrel (Age 58)
    VP & Chief Technology Officer
  • Matt Leahy
    VP of Corp. Devel. & Investor Relations
  • Mr. Matthew D. Eichmann (Age 43)
    VP and Chief Marketing & Sustainability Officer
  • Mr. Bala V. SathyanarayananMr. Bala V. Sathyanarayanan (Age 50)
    Exec. VP & Chief HR Officer
  • Mr. Timothy L. BergwallMr. Timothy L. Bergwall (Age 57)
    Sr. VP and Group Pres of Paper Packaging & Services & Soterra LLC













GEF Stock - Frequently Asked Questions

Should I buy or sell Greif stock right now?

5 Wall Street equities research analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Greif in the last twelve months. There are currently 1 sell rating, 2 hold ratings and 2 buy ratings for the stock. The consensus among Wall Street equities research analysts is that investors should "hold" GEF shares. 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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What is Greif's stock price forecast for 2022?

5 Wall Street analysts have issued 1 year price objectives for Greif's stock. Their GEF share price forecasts range from $58.00 to $90.00. On average, they predict the company's share price to reach $73.20 in the next twelve months. This suggests a possible upside of 20.0% from the stock's current price.
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How have GEF shares performed in 2022?

Greif's stock was trading at $60.37 at the beginning of the year. Since then, GEF stock has increased by 1.0% and is now trading at $61.00.
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Are investors shorting Greif?

Greif saw a decrease in short interest in the month of August. As of August 31st, there was short interest totaling 1,050,000 shares, a decrease of 13.2% from the August 15th total of 1,210,000 shares. Based on an average trading volume of 244,500 shares, the short-interest ratio is presently 4.3 days. Approximately 4.3% of the company's stock are short sold.
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When is Greif's next earnings date?

The company is scheduled to release its next quarterly earnings announcement on Wednesday, December 14th 2022.
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How were Greif's earnings last quarter?

Greif, Inc. (NYSE:GEF) announced its earnings results on Wednesday, August, 31st. The industrial products company reported $2.35 earnings per share for the quarter, beating analysts' consensus estimates of $1.98 by $0.37. The industrial products company earned $1.62 billion during the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $1.60 billion. Greif had a trailing twelve-month return on equity of 29.00% and a net margin of 5.93%. Greif's quarterly revenue was up 8.8% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same period in the previous year, the business posted $1.93 EPS.

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

Greif announced a quarterly dividend on Wednesday, August 31st. Investors of record on Friday, September 16th will be paid a dividend of $0.50 per share on Saturday, October 1st. This represents a $2.00 annualized dividend and a dividend yield of 3.28%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Thursday, September 15th. This is a boost from the stock's previous quarterly dividend of $0.46.
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Is Greif a good dividend stock?

Greif (NYSE:GEF) pays an annual dividend of $2.00 per share and currently has a dividend yield of 3.25%. The company 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 is 31.40%. This payout ratio is at a healthy, sustainable level, below 75%. Based on earnings estimates, GEF will have a dividend payout ratio of 28.45% next year. This indicates that the company will be able to sustain or increase its dividend.
Read our dividend analysis for GEF.

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

Greif issued an update on its FY 2022 earnings guidance on Wednesday, September, 21st. The company provided earnings per share (EPS) guidance of $7.90-$8.10 for the period, compared to the consensus EPS estimate of $7.62. The company issued revenue guidance of -.

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

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

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 number of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional investors include AQR Capital Management LLC (1.39%), William Blair Investment Management LLC (1.32%), Gamco Investors INC. ET AL (1.11%), Victory Capital Management Inc. (0.81%), Prudential Financial Inc. (0.42%) and Assenagon Asset Management S.A. (0.40%). Insiders that own company stock include Bala Sathyanarayanan, Gary R Martz, Gary R Martz, Lawrence A Hilsheimer, Mark A Emkes, Nicholas Joseph Petitti, Ole G Rosgaard, Patrick Gerard Mullaney, Timothy Bergwall and Vicki L Avril-Groves.
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How do I buy shares of Greif?

Shares of GEF stock 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 $61.00.

How much money does Greif make?

Greif (NYSE:GEF) has a market capitalization of $2.90 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 $6.37 on an earnings per share basis.

How many employees does Greif have?

The company 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 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 Argentina S.A., Greif Beheer BV, Greif Belgium BVBA, Greif Eastern Packaging Pte. Ltd., Greif Embalagens Industrialis Do Brasil Ltda, Greif Flexibles Benelux B.V., Greif Flexibles France SARL, Greif Flexibles Germany GmbH & Co. KG, Greif Flexibles Romania SRL, Greif Flexibles USA Inc., Greif France SAS, Greif International Holding BV, Greif Italy SRL, Greif Mexico S.A. de C.V., Greif Netherland B.V., Greif Packaging Germany GmbH, Greif Packaging LLC, Greif Packaging Plastics GmbH, 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 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..
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How can I contact Greif?

Greif's mailing address is 425 WINTER ROAD, DELAWARE OH, 43015. The official website for the company is www.greif.com. The industrial products company can be reached via phone at (740) 549-6000, via email at matt.eichmann@greif.com, or via fax at 740-549-6100.

This page (NYSE:GEF) was last updated on 9/25/2022 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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