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

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$11.32 -0.50 (-4.23 %)
(As of 11/16/2018 07:10 AM ET)
Previous Close$11.82
Today's Range$10.1498 - $11.71
52-Week Range$10.15 - $24.50
Volume469,914 shs
Average Volume166,751 shs
Market Capitalization$554.68 million
P/E Ratio14.89
Dividend Yield2.30%
Griffon Corporation, through its wholly-owned subsidiaries, engages in home and building, telephonics, and plastic products businesses worldwide. Its Home & Building Products segment manufactures and markets long-handled tools and landscaping products for homeowners and professionals; and residential and commercial garage doors to professional dealers and home center retail chains. The company's Telephonics 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 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


Debt-to-Equity Ratio2.41
Current Ratio2.26
Quick Ratio1.31


Trailing P/E Ratio14.89
Forward P/E Ratio10.68
P/E GrowthN/A

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$1.53 billion
Price / Sales0.34
Cash Flow$1.7688 per share
Price / Cash6.40
Book Value$8.44 per share
Price / Book1.34


EPS (Most Recent Fiscal Year)$0.76
Net Income$14.91 million
Net Margins6.18%
Return on Equity7.23%
Return on Assets1.56%


Outstanding Shares45,620,000
Market Cap$554.68 million

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 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 2.56%. The ex-dividend date is Wednesday, November 28th. This is a boost from Griffon's previous quarterly dividend of $0.07. View Griffon's Dividend History.

How will Griffon's stock buyback program work?

Griffon declared that its Board of Directors has initiated a stock buyback plan 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 buy up to 6.2% of its stock through open market purchases. Stock repurchase plans are generally a sign that the company's management believes its shares are undervalued.

How were Griffon's earnings last quarter?

Griffon Co. (NYSE:GFF) released its quarterly earnings results on Wednesday, November, 14th. The conglomerate reported $0.38 EPS for the quarter, topping analysts' consensus estimates of $0.36 by $0.02. The conglomerate had revenue of $545.51 million for the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $590.58 million. Griffon had a net margin of 6.18% and a return on equity of 7.23%. During the same quarter last year, the company 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 twelve-month target prices for Griffon's shares. Their predictions range from $15.00 to $19.00. On average, they anticipate Griffon's share price to reach $17.50 in the next year. This suggests a possible upside of 54.6% 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?

Media headlines about GFF stock have been trending neutral recently, InfoTrie Sentiment Analysis reports. The research firm identifies positive and negative press coverage by monitoring more than six thousand news and blog sources. The firm ranks coverage of publicly-traded companies on a scale of negative five to five, with scores nearest to five being the most favorable. Griffon earned a coverage optimism score of 0.0 on InfoTrie's scale. They also assigned news 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 near future.

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 a number of of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional shareholders include Gamco Investors INC. ET AL (12.10%), BlackRock Inc. (10.63%), Dimensional Fund Advisors LP (8.40%), Gabelli Funds LLC (4.55%), Royce & Associates LP (1.86%) and Wells Fargo & Company MN (1.77%). Company insiders that own Griffon stock include Cheryl L Turnbull, Goldman Sachs Group Inc, Harvey R Blau, Henry A Alpert and Louis J Grabowsky. 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, Royce & Associates LP, First Trust Advisors LP, BlueMountain Capital Management LLC, GSA Capital Partners LLP and Rafferty Asset Management LLC. Company insiders that have bought Griffon stock in the last two years include Cheryl L Turnbull, Henry A Alpert and Louis J Grabowsky. 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 $11.32.

How big of a company is Griffon?

Griffon has a market capitalization of $554.68 million and generates $1.53 billion in revenue each year. The conglomerate earns $14.91 million in net income (profit) each year or $0.76 on an earnings per share basis. Griffon employs 4,700 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:  130 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  143 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  273
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 11/16/2018 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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