NYSE:GFF - Griffon Stock Price, News, & Analysis Sign in or create an account to add this stock to your watchlist. Get Started $18.51 +0.16 (+0.87 %) (As of 03/26/2019 09:56 AM ET)Previous Close$18.11Today's Range$18.51 - $18.5152-Week Range$9.65 - $23.55Volume100 shsAverage Volume243,196 shsMarket Capitalization$865.53 millionP/E Ratio24.41Dividend Yield1.60%Beta2.12 ProfileDiscussionAnalyst RatingsChartDividendEarningsFinancialsInsider TradesInstitutional OwnershipHeadlinesOptions ChainSEC FilingsSocial Media Share on FacebookShare on TwitterShare on LinkedInShare on RedditShare on StocktwitsPrint this articleShare by Email 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. Receive GFF News and Ratings via Email Sign-up to receive the latest news and ratings for GFF and its competitors with MarketBeat's FREE daily newsletter. Industry, Sector and Symbol Stock Exchange NYSE Industry Metal doors, sash, & trim Sub-IndustryBuilding Products SectorMulti-Sector Conglomerates Current SymbolNYSE:GFF Previous Symbol CUSIP39843310 CIK50725 Webwww.griffon.com Phone212-957-5000Debt Debt-to-Equity Ratio2.42 Current Ratio2.50 Quick Ratio1.26Price-To-Earnings Trailing P/E Ratio24.41 Forward P/E Ratio18.70 P/E GrowthN/A Sales & Book Value Annual Sales$1.98 billion Price / Sales0.44 Cash Flow$2.0868 per share Price / Cash Flow8.87 Book Value$10.40 per share Price / Book1.78Profitability EPS (Most Recent Fiscal Year)$0.76 Net Income$125.67 million Net Margins5.04% Return on Equity8.25% Return on Assets1.86%Miscellaneous Employees3,600 Outstanding Shares46,760,000Market Cap$865.53 million Next Earnings Date5/2/2019 (Estimated) 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 declared a quarterly dividend on Thursday, January 31st. Stockholders of record on Thursday, February 21st will be paid a dividend of $0.0725 per share on Thursday, March 21st. This represents a $0.29 annualized dividend and a dividend yield of 1.58%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Wednesday, February 20th. View Griffon's Dividend History. How will Griffon's stock buyback program work? Griffon announced that its Board of Directors has initiated a share buyback plan on Wednesday, August 1st 2018, which allows the company to buyback $50,000,000.00 in shares, according to EventVestor. This buyback authorization allows the company to purchase up to 6.2% of its shares through open market purchases. Shares buyback plans are often an indication that the company's board of directors believes its stock is undervalued. How were Griffon's earnings last quarter? Griffon Co. (NYSE:GFF) announced its quarterly earnings data on Thursday, January, 31st. The conglomerate reported $0.22 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, beating the Thomson Reuters' consensus estimate of $0.08 by $0.14. The conglomerate had revenue of $510.52 million for the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $518.74 million. Griffon had a return on equity of 8.25% and a net margin of 5.04%. View Griffon's Earnings History. When is Griffon's next earnings date? Griffon is scheduled to release their next quarterly earnings announcement on Thursday, May 2nd 2019. View Earnings Estimates for Griffon. What price target have analysts set for GFF? 5 equities research analysts have issued 12 month price objectives for Griffon's shares. Their forecasts range from $17.00 to $19.00. On average, they expect Griffon's stock price to reach $18.00 in the next twelve months. This suggests that the stock has a possible downside of 1.9%. 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? Media headlines about GFF stock have trended somewhat negative this week, InfoTrie reports. The research group rates the sentiment of press coverage by analyzing more than six thousand blog and news sources in real time. The firm ranks coverage of publicly-traded companies on a scale of -5 to 5, with scores closest to five being the most favorable. Griffon earned a media sentiment score of -1.4 on InfoTrie's scale. They also assigned media coverage about the conglomerate a news buzz of 10.0 out of 10, meaning that recent press coverage is extremely likely to have an impact on the company's share price in the immediate future. Who are some of Griffon's key competitors? Some companies that are related to Griffon include Shanghai Industrial (SGHIY), BARLOWORLD LTD/ADR (BRRAY), Federal Signal (FSS), Raven Industries (RAVN), National Presto Industries (NPK), KushCo (KSHB), Lydall (LDL), Steel Partners (SPLP), Standard Diversified Inc Class A (NYSEAMERICAN) (SDI), LSB Industries (LXU), HC2 (HCHC), NOBLE GRP LTD/ADR (NOBGY), PHI Group (PHIL) and Leucadia National (LUK). What other stocks do shareholders of Griffon own? Based on aggregate information from My MarketBeat watchlists, some companies that other Griffon investors own include Micron Technology (MU), Green Plains Partners (GPP), General Electric (GE), ANNALY CAP MGMT/SH (NLY), Constellation Brands (STZ), Coty (COTY), Energy Transfer LP Unit (ET), New Residential Investment (NRZ), AVX (AVX) and Alibaba Group (BABA). Who are Griffon's key executives? Griffon's management team includes the folowing people: Mr. Ronald J. Kramer, Chairman & CEO (Age 61)Mr. Robert F. Mehmel, Pres, COO & Director (Age 57)Mr. Brian G. Harris, Sr. VP & CFO (Age 50)Mr. Seth L. Kaplan, Sr. VP, Gen. Counsel & Sec. (Age 50)Mr. W. Christopher Durborow, VP, Controller & Chief Accounting Officer Who are Griffon's major shareholders? Griffon's stock is owned by a variety of of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional shareholders include Gamco Investors INC. ET AL (11.67%), BlackRock Inc. (10.64%), Dimensional Fund Advisors LP (8.16%), Dimensional Fund Advisors LP (8.16%), Gabelli Funds LLC (4.59%) and Royce & Associates LP (2.11%). 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 major investors are selling Griffon stock? GFF stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including First Trust Advisors LP, Monarch Partners Asset Management LLC, Gamco Investors INC. ET AL, GSA Capital Partners LLP, Shepherd Kaplan Krochuk LLC, Two Sigma Investments LP, Dimensional Fund Advisors LP and Dimensional Fund Advisors LP. View Insider Buying and Selling for Griffon. Which major investors are buying Griffon stock? GFF stock was bought by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Royce & Associates LP, BlackRock Inc., Bank of New York Mellon Corp, Norges Bank, Teton Advisors Inc., Gabelli Funds LLC, Geode Capital Management LLC and Geode Capital Management LLC. 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 $18.35. How big of a company is Griffon? Griffon has a market capitalization of $858.05 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 ( )Outperform Votes: 145 (Vote Outperform)Underperform Votes: 155 (Vote Underperform)Total Votes: 300MarketBeat'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. 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