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NYSE:GEF

Greif - GEF Stock Forecast, Price & News

$69.64
-0.04 (-0.06%)
(As of 01/30/2023 03:36 PM ET)
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Today's Range
$69.15
$70.40
50-Day Range
$66.43
$73.68
52-Week Range
$53.65
$74.22
Volume
62,567 shs
Average Volume
173,114 shs
Market Capitalization
$3.30 billion
P/E Ratio
11.05
Dividend Yield
2.87%
Price Target
$72.00

Greif MarketRank™ Forecast

Analyst Rating
Hold
1.75 Rating Score
Upside/​Downside
2.4% Upside
$72.00 Price Target
Short Interest
Healthy
4.68% of Float Sold Short
Dividend Strength
Moderate
Based on Four Factors
Sustainability
N/A
News Sentiment
0.45mentions of Greif in the last 14 days
Based on 2 Articles This Week
Insider Trading
Selling Shares
$2.02 M Sold Last Quarter
Proj. Earnings Growth
-4.02%
From $6.22 to $5.97 Per Share

Overall MarketRank

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

1.67 out of 5 stars

Industrial Products Sector

159th out of 183 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 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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GEF Company Calendar

Last Earnings
12/07/2022
Ex-Dividend for 1/1 Dividend
12/15/2022
Dividend Payable
1/01/2023
Today
1/30/2023
Next Earnings (Confirmed)
3/01/2023
Fiscal Year End
10/31/2023

Industry, Sector and Symbol

Industry
Metal barrels, drums, & pails
Sub-Industry
Metal & Glass Containers
CUSIP
39762410
Employees
12,000
Year Founded
1877

Price Target and Rating

Average Stock Price Forecast
$72.00
High Stock Price Forecast
$90.00
Low Stock Price Forecast
$62.00
Forecasted Upside/Downside
+3.4%
Consensus Rating
Hold
Rating Score (0-4)
1.75
Research Coverage
4 Analysts

Profitability

Net Income
$376.70 million
Pretax Margin
8.28%

Debt

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales
$6.35 billion
Cash Flow
$14.45 per share
Book Value
$37.68 per share

Miscellaneous

Free Float
43,745,000
Market Cap
$3.30 billion
Optionable
Optionable
Beta
0.97

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Key Executives

  • Ole G. RosgaardOle G. Rosgaard
    President, CEO, COO & Director
  • Lawrence A. HilsheimerLawrence A. Hilsheimer
    Chief Financial Officer & Executive Vice President
  • Douglas W. Lingrel
    SVP, Chief Technology & Administrative Officer
  • Vivian Bouet
    Chief Information & Digital Officer
  • Gary R. MartzGary R. Martz
    Secretary, Executive VP & General Counsel













GEF Stock - Frequently Asked Questions

Should I buy or sell Greif stock right now?

4 Wall Street research analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Greif in the last twelve months. There are currently 2 sell ratings, 1 hold rating and 1 buy rating for the stock. The consensus among Wall Street 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 2023?

4 equities research analysts have issued 12 month target prices for Greif's shares. Their GEF share price forecasts range from $62.00 to $90.00. On average, they predict the company's share price to reach $72.00 in the next twelve months. This suggests a possible upside of 3.3% from the stock's current price.
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How have GEF shares performed in 2023?

Greif's stock was trading at $67.06 at the beginning of 2023. Since then, GEF shares have increased by 3.9% and is now trading at $69.68.
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Are investors shorting Greif?

Greif saw a increase in short interest in the month of December. As of December 15th, there was short interest totaling 1,160,000 shares, an increase of 12.6% from the November 30th total of 1,030,000 shares. Based on an average trading volume of 265,700 shares, the days-to-cover ratio is currently 4.4 days. Approximately 4.7% of the company's shares are sold short.
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When is Greif's next earnings date?

The company is scheduled to release its next quarterly earnings announcement on Wednesday, March 1st 2023.
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How were Greif's earnings last quarter?

Greif, Inc. (NYSE:GEF) released its quarterly earnings results on Wednesday, December, 7th. The industrial products company reported $1.83 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, missing the consensus estimate of $1.97 by $0.14. The industrial products company had revenue of $1.50 billion for the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $1.59 billion. Greif had a net margin of 5.93% and a trailing twelve-month return on equity of 27.69%.

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

Greif declared a quarterly dividend on Tuesday, December 6th. Shareholders of record on Friday, December 16th will be given a dividend of $0.50 per share on Sunday, January 1st. This represents a $2.00 dividend on an annualized basis and a yield of 2.87%. The ex-dividend date is Thursday, December 15th.
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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 2.87%. 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 31.75%. This payout ratio is at a healthy, sustainable level, below 75%. Based on earnings estimates, GEF will have a dividend payout ratio of 33.50% next year. This indicates that the company will be able to sustain or increase its dividend.
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What guidance has Greif issued on next quarter's earnings?

Greif issued an update on its FY 2022 earnings guidance on Friday, December, 9th. The company provided earnings per share guidance of $7.90-$8.10 for the period, compared to the consensus EPS estimate of $8.02. 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 many different institutional and retail investors. Top institutional investors include New York State Teachers Retirement System (0.13%), Allspring Global Investments Holdings LLC (0.12%), Comerica Bank (0.04%), Twelve Points Wealth Management LLC (0.03%), Private Advisor Group LLC (0.03%) and Yousif Capital Management LLC (0.03%). 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 $69.68.

How much money does Greif make?

Greif (NYSE:GEF) has a market capitalization of $3.30 billion and generates $6.35 billion in revenue each year. The industrial products company earns $376.70 million in net income (profit) each year or $6.30 on an earnings per share basis.

How many employees does Greif have?

The company employs 12,000 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 1/30/2023 by MarketBeat.com Staff