Greif Inc. (GEF): Price and Financial Metrics

Greif Inc. (GEF): $62.08

-1.64 (-2.57%)

POWR Rating

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  • Sentiment is the dimension where GEF ranks best; there it ranks ahead of 86.21% of US stocks.
  • GEF's strongest trending metric is Growth; it's been moving up over the last 47 weeks.
  • GEF ranks lowest in Momentum; there it ranks in the 24th percentile.

GEF Stock Summary

  • The capital turnover (annual revenue relative to shareholder's equity) for GEF is 3.55 -- better than 87.5% of US stocks.
  • Of note is the ratio of Greif Inc's sales and general administrative expense to its total operating expenses; 98.77% of US stocks have a lower such ratio.
  • GEF's price/sales ratio is 0.6; that's higher than the P/S ratio of just 11.92% of US stocks.
  • Stocks that are quantitatively similar to GEF, based on their financial statements, market capitalization, and price volatility, are UGP, TXT, GHG, RYI, and TGLS.
  • GEF's SEC filings can be seen here. And to visit Greif Inc's official web site, go to

GEF Valuation Summary

  • GEF's price/sales ratio is 0.6; this is 57.14% lower than that of the median Consumer Cyclical stock.
  • Over the past 243 months, GEF's price/sales ratio has gone down 0.1.
  • Over the past 243 months, GEF's price/sales ratio has gone down 0.1.

Below are key valuation metrics over time for GEF.

Stock Date P/S P/B P/E EV/EBIT
GEF 2021-08-27 0.6 2.2 12.8 14.1
GEF 2021-08-26 0.6 2.2 12.6 13.9
GEF 2021-08-25 0.6 2.2 12.8 14.1
GEF 2021-08-24 0.6 2.2 12.4 13.8
GEF 2021-08-23 0.6 2.2 12.5 13.9
GEF 2021-08-20 0.6 2.2 12.6 13.9

GEF Growth Metrics

  • Its 5 year net income to common stockholders growth rate is now at 138.39%.
  • Its 2 year net income to common stockholders growth rate is now at -4.14%.
  • The 4 year cash and equivalents growth rate now stands at -19.2%.
GEF's revenue has moved up $383,800,000 over the prior 15 months.

The table below shows GEF's growth in key financial areas (numbers in millions of US dollars).

Date Revenue Operating Cash Flow Net Income to Common Stock
2021-06-30 5,139.2 459.1 330.6
2021-03-31 4,731.4 499.2 238.3
2020-12-31 4,549.1 446.7 99.9
2020-09-30 4,515 454.7 108.8
2020-06-30 4,585.8 449.7 129.4
2020-03-31 4,755.4 456.2 171.4

GEF's Quality Factors

The “Quality” component of the POWR Ratings focuses on 31 different factors of a companies fundamentals and operational strength. Here are some key insights as we drill into the specifics of these quality attributes.
  • GEF has a Quality Grade of B, ranking ahead of 78.6% of graded US stocks.
  • GEF's asset turnover comes in at 0.918 -- ranking 4th of 11 Shipping Containers stocks.
  • PKG, WRK, and SON are the stocks whose asset turnover ratios are most correlated with GEF.

The table below shows GEF's key quality metrics over time.

Period Asset Turnover Gross Margin ROIC
2021-07-31 0.918 0.200 0.104
2021-04-30 0.850 0.196 0.078
2021-01-31 0.820 0.199 0.052
2020-10-31 0.808 0.203 0.054
2020-07-31 0.824 0.205 0.058
2020-04-30 0.856 0.211 0.071

GEF Price Target

For more insight on analysts targets of GEF, see our GEF price target page. And for a list of of all stocks sorted by upside potential based on analyst target price, see our Top Price Target page.

Average Price Target $73.40 Average Broker Recommendation 1.7 (Moderate Buy)

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GEF Price/Volume Stats

Current price $62.08 52-week high $68.81
Prev. close $63.72 52-week low $33.95
Day low $62.07 Volume 547,300
Day high $63.85 Avg. volume 159,997
50-day MA $61.82 Dividend yield 2.96%
200-day MA $56.94 Market Cap 3.01B

Greif Inc. (GEF) Company Bio

Greif Inc. produces steel, plastic, fibre, flexible, corrugated, multiwall and reconditioned containers, intermediate bulk containers, containerboard and packaging accessories, and provides blending, filling, packaging and industrial packaging reconditioning services for a wide range of industries. The company was founded in 1877 and is based in Delaware, Ohio.

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Latest GEF News From Around the Web

Below are the latest news stories about Greif Inc that investors may wish to consider to help them evaluate GEF as an investment opportunity.

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GEF Price Returns

1-mo 3.22%
3-mo 4.14%
6-mo 12.92%
1-year 80.24%
3-year 21.88%
5-year 56.31%
YTD 35.30%
2020 11.61%
2019 24.52%
2018 -36.67%
2017 21.62%
2016 73.89%

GEF Dividends

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Continue Researching GEF

Here are a few links from around the web to help you further your research on Greif Inc's stock as an investment opportunity:

Greif Inc (GEF) Stock Price | Nasdaq
Greif Inc (GEF) Stock Quote, History and News - Yahoo Finance
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