NYSE:GFF - Griffon Stock Price, News, & Analysis

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$10.78 +0.02 (+0.19 %)
(As of 12/19/2018 06:07 AM ET)
Previous Close$10.78
Today's Range$10.78 - $11.29
52-Week Range$10.15 - $23.55
Volume477,200 shs
Average Volume173,127 shs
Market Capitalization$492.38 million
P/E Ratio14.00
Dividend Yield2.69%
Beta1.58
Griffon Corporation, through its subsidiaries, engages in the home and building products, and defense electronics businesses primarily in the United States, Canada, Australia, the United Kingdom, Mexico, and China. The company's Home & Building Products segment manufactures and markets wood and wire closet organization, general living storage, and wire garage storage products to home center retail chains, mass merchandisers, and direct-to builder professional installers; residential and commercial garage doors to professional dealers and various home center retail chains; and rolling steel door and grille products designed for commercial, industrial, institutional, and retail uses, as well as long-handled tools and landscaping products for homeowners and professionals. Its Defense Electronics segment designs, develops, manufactures, and provides logistical support and lifecycle sustainment services; and intelligence, surveillance, and communications solutions to defense, aerospace, and commercial customers. The company was formerly known as Instrument Systems Corporation and changed its name to Griffon Corporation in June 1992. Griffon Corporation founded in 1959 and is headquartered in New York, New York.

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Industry, Sector and Symbol

Stock Exchange NYSE
Industry Metal doors, sash, & trim
Sub-IndustryBuilding Products
SectorMulti-Sector Conglomerates
Current SymbolNYSE:GFF
Previous Symbol
CUSIP39843310
Phone212-957-5000

Debt

Debt-to-Equity Ratio2.34
Current Ratio2.32
Quick Ratio1.31

Price-To-Earnings

Trailing P/E Ratio14.00
Forward P/E Ratio11.72
P/E GrowthN/A

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$1.98 billion
Price / Sales0.25
Cash Flow$2.0417 per share
Price / Cash Flow5.28
Book Value$10.40 per share
Price / Book1.04

Profitability

EPS (Most Recent Fiscal Year)$0.76
Net Income$125.67 million
Net Margins6.35%
Return on Equity6.94%
Return on Assets1.52%

Miscellaneous

Employees3,600
Outstanding Shares45,670,000
Market Cap$492.38 million
OptionableOptionable

Griffon (NYSE:GFF) Frequently Asked Questions

What is Griffon's stock symbol?

Griffon trades on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) under the ticker symbol "GFF."

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

Griffon announced a quarterly dividend on Wednesday, November 14th. Investors of record on Thursday, November 29th will be given a dividend of $0.0725 per share on Thursday, December 20th. This represents a $0.29 annualized dividend and a dividend yield of 2.69%. The ex-dividend date is Wednesday, November 28th. This is a positive change from Griffon's previous quarterly dividend of $0.07. View Griffon's Dividend History.

How will Griffon's stock buyback program work?

Griffon announced that its Board of Directors has initiated a stock repurchase program on Wednesday, August 1st 2018, which permits the company to repurchase $50,000,000.00 in outstanding shares, according to EventVestor. This repurchase authorization permits the company to purchase up to 6.2% of its stock through open market purchases. Stock repurchase programs are typically a sign that the company's management believes its stock is undervalued.

How were Griffon's earnings last quarter?

Griffon Co. (NYSE:GFF) announced its quarterly earnings data on Wednesday, November, 14th. The conglomerate reported $0.38 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, beating the Zacks' consensus estimate of $0.36 by $0.02. The conglomerate earned $545.51 million during the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $590.58 million. Griffon had a net margin of 6.35% and a return on equity of 6.94%. During the same period in the prior year, the business earned $0.36 EPS. View Griffon's Earnings History.

When is Griffon's next earnings date?

Griffon is scheduled to release their next quarterly earnings announcement on Wednesday, January 30th 2019. View Earnings Estimates for Griffon.

What price target have analysts set for GFF?

5 Wall Street analysts have issued 12 month target prices for Griffon's stock. Their predictions range from $15.00 to $19.00. On average, they anticipate Griffon's stock price to reach $17.50 in the next twelve months. This suggests a possible upside of 62.3% from the stock's current price. View Analyst Price Targets for Griffon.

What is the consensus analysts' recommendation for Griffon?

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

Has Griffon been receiving favorable news coverage?

Headlines about GFF stock have been trending somewhat positive recently, InfoTrie reports. The research firm scores the sentiment of media coverage by reviewing more than six thousand news and blog sources in real-time. The firm ranks coverage of publicly-traded companies on a scale of negative five to positive five, with scores closest to five being the most favorable. Griffon earned a news impact score of 1.7 on InfoTrie's scale. They also assigned press coverage about the conglomerate a news buzz of 1.0 out of 10, indicating that recent media coverage is extremely unlikely to have an impact on the stock's share price in the next few days.

Who are some of Griffon's key competitors?

Who are Griffon's key executives?

Griffon's management team includes the folowing people:
  • Mr. Ronald J. Kramer, Chairman & CEO (Age 60)
  • Mr. Robert F. Mehmel, Pres, COO & Director (Age 56)
  • Mr. Brian G. Harris, Sr. VP & CFO (Age 49)
  • Mr. Seth L. Kaplan, Sr. VP, Gen. Counsel & Sec. (Age 49)
  • Mr. W. Christopher Durborow, VP, Controller & Chief Accounting Officer

Who are Griffon's major shareholders?

Griffon's stock is owned by many different of institutional and retail investors. Top institutional shareholders include Gamco Investors INC. ET AL (12.10%), BlackRock Inc. (10.63%), Vanguard Group Inc. (8.60%), Vanguard Group Inc (8.60%), Dimensional Fund Advisors LP (8.40%) and Gabelli Funds LLC (4.55%). Company insiders that own Griffon stock include Brian G Harris, Cheryl L Turnbull, Goldman Sachs Group Inc, Henry A Alpert, Louis J Grabowsky, Ronald J Kramer, Seth L Kaplan and W Christopher Durborow. View Institutional Ownership Trends for Griffon.

Which institutional investors are selling Griffon stock?

GFF stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Gamco Investors INC. ET AL, Bridgeway Capital Management Inc., Engineers Gate Manager LP, Dimensional Fund Advisors LP, Credit Suisse AG, SG Americas Securities LLC and Prudential Financial Inc.. View Insider Buying and Selling for Griffon.

Which institutional investors are buying Griffon stock?

GFF stock was acquired by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including BlackRock Inc., Wells Fargo & Company MN, Monarch Partners Asset Management LLC, Vanguard Group Inc, Vanguard Group Inc., Royce & Associates LP, First Trust Advisors LP and Marshall Wace North America L.P.. Company insiders that have bought Griffon stock in the last two years include Brian G Harris, Cheryl L Turnbull, Henry A Alpert, Louis J Grabowsky, Ronald J Kramer, Seth L Kaplan and W Christopher Durborow. View Insider Buying and Selling for Griffon.

How do I buy shares of Griffon?

Shares of GFF 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, Scottrade, Fidelity and Charles Schwab.

What is Griffon's stock price today?

One share of GFF stock can currently be purchased for approximately $10.78.

How big of a company is Griffon?

Griffon has a market capitalization of $492.38 million and generates $1.98 billion in revenue each year. The conglomerate earns $125.67 million in net income (profit) each year or $0.76 on an earnings per share basis. Griffon employs 3,600 workers across the globe.

What is Griffon's official website?

The official website for Griffon is http://www.griffon.com.

How can I contact Griffon?

Griffon's mailing address is 712 FIFTH AVENUE 18th Floor, NEW YORK NY, 10019. The conglomerate can be reached via phone at 212-957-5000.


MarketBeat Community Rating for Griffon (NYSE GFF)

Community Ranking:  2.4 out of 5 (star star)
Outperform Votes:  135 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  148 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  283
MarketBeat's community ratings are surveys of what our community members think about Griffon and other stocks. Vote "Outperform" if you believe GFF will outperform the S&P 500 over the long term. Vote "Underperform" if you believe GFF will underperform the S&P 500 over the long term. You may vote once every thirty days.
This page was last updated on 12/19/2018 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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