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

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$12.88 +0.27 (+2.14 %)
(As of 01/17/2019 04:00 PM ET)
Previous Close$12.61
Today's Range$12.51 - $12.95
52-Week Range$9.65 - $23.55
Volume139,208 shs
Average Volume160,967 shs
Market Capitalization$577.36 million
P/E Ratio16.74
Dividend Yield2.40%
Beta1.57
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

Industry Metal doors, sash, & trim
Sub-IndustryBuilding Products
SectorMulti-Sector Conglomerates
CUSIP39843310
Phone212-957-5000

Debt

Price-To-Earnings

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$1.98 billion
Cash Flow$2.1080 per share
Book Value$10.40 per share

Profitability

Net Income$125.67 million

Miscellaneous

Employees3,600
Market Cap$577.36 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. Stockholders of record on Thursday, November 29th will be paid a dividend of $0.0725 per share on Thursday, December 20th. This represents a $0.29 annualized dividend and a dividend yield of 2.25%. 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 has authorized a share 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 purchase up to 6.2% of its stock through open market purchases. Stock repurchase plans are often an indication that the company's board believes its stock is undervalued.

How were Griffon's earnings last quarter?

Griffon Co. (NYSE:GFF) announced its quarterly earnings results on Wednesday, November, 14th. The conglomerate reported $0.38 earnings per share for the quarter, beating the consensus estimate of $0.36 by $0.02. The conglomerate earned $545.51 million during the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate 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 previous 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 analysts have issued twelve-month target prices for Griffon's stock. Their forecasts 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 35.9% 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?

News articles about GFF stock have been trending very positive recently, InfoTrie Sentiment Analysis reports. The research group identifies negative and positive press coverage by monitoring more than six thousand news and blog sources in real time. The firm ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of -5 to 5, with scores closest to five being the most favorable. Griffon earned a media sentiment score of 3.7 on InfoTrie's scale. They also assigned media coverage about the conglomerate a news buzz of 1.0 out of 10, indicating that recent press coverage is extremely unlikely to have an effect on the stock'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 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 number of of institutional and retail investors. Top institutional shareholders include Nisa Investment Advisors LLC (0.03%) and Louisiana State Employees Retirement System (0.03%). 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 Louisiana State Employees Retirement System and Nisa Investment Advisors LLC. 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 $12.88.

How big of a company is Griffon?

Griffon has a market capitalization of $577.36 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:  138 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  148 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  286
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 1/17/2019 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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