Greif Inc. (GEF): Price and Financial Metrics

Greif Inc. (GEF): $71.04

0.97 (+1.38%)

POWR Rating

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  • GEF scores best on the Quality dimension, with a Quality rank ahead of 87.35% of US stocks.
  • GEF's strongest trending metric is Quality; it's been moving up over the last 179 days.
  • GEF ranks lowest in Stability; there it ranks in the 57th percentile.

GEF Stock Summary

  • GREIF INC's capital turnover -- a measure of revenue relative to shareholder's equity -- is better than 86.79% of US listed stocks.
  • The volatility of GREIF INC's share price is greater than that of just 13.86% US stocks with at least 200 days of trading history.
  • GREIF INC's shareholder yield -- a measure of how much capital is returned to stockholders via dividends and buybacks -- is 11%, greater than the shareholder yield of 85.24% of stocks in our set.
  • If you're looking for stocks that are quantitatively similar to GREIF INC, a group of peers worth examining would be VHI, NWL, KSS, RICK, and CMLS.
  • Visit GEF's SEC page to see the company's official filings. To visit the company's web site, go to

GEF Valuation Summary

  • In comparison to the median Consumer Cyclical stock, GEF's EV/EBIT ratio is 19.84% lower, now standing at 10.1.
  • Over the past 243 months, GEF's price/sales ratio has gone up 0.1.

Below are key valuation metrics over time for GEF.

Stock Date P/S P/B P/E EV/EBIT
GEF 2022-11-23 0.5 2.0 9.1 10.1
GEF 2022-11-22 0.5 2.1 9.2 10.1
GEF 2022-11-21 0.5 2.0 9.0 10.0
GEF 2022-11-18 0.5 2.0 8.9 9.9
GEF 2022-11-17 0.5 2.0 8.9 9.9
GEF 2022-11-16 0.5 2.0 8.9 10.0

GEF Growth Metrics

    The 2 year net cashflow from operations growth rate now stands at -13.68%.
  • Its year over year cash and equivalents growth rate is now at -1.54%.
  • Its 4 year net cashflow from operations growth rate is now at 61.14%.
Over the past 67 months, GEF's revenue has gone up $3,058,800,000.

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
2022-06-30 6,431.9 508.2 381.7
2022-03-31 6,300.6 393.8 352.9
2021-12-31 5,973.9 406.9 377.6
2021-09-30 5,556.1 396 390.7
2021-06-30 5,139.2 459.1 330.6
2021-03-31 4,731.4 499.2 238.3

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 78.83% of graded US stocks.
  • GEF's asset turnover comes in at 0.918 -- ranking 4th of 11 Shipping Containers stocks.
  • PKG, SON, and WRK 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 1.9 (Hold)

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GEF Price/Volume Stats

Current price $71.04 52-week high $74.22
Prev. close $70.07 52-week low $53.65
Day low $69.14 Volume 322,100
Day high $71.42 Avg. volume 232,578
50-day MA $66.27 Dividend yield 2.82%
200-day MA $64.06 Market Cap 3.38B

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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Yahoo | November 22, 2022

Greif Named One of the Top 100 Best ESG Companies by Investor's Business Daily

Greif, Inc. (NYSE: GEF, GEF.B), a global leader in industrial packaging products and services, announced today the company has been named one of the 100 Best ESG Companies by Investor's Business Daily (IBD), a leading financial news and research organization. The fourth annual list recognizes publicly traded companies with superior environmental, social and governance (ESG) ratings, in addition to strong fundamental and technical stock performance. Greif ranked #49 on the list overall and #1 amo

Yahoo | November 17, 2022

Why Greif (GEF) Could Beat Earnings Estimates Again

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Yahoo | November 14, 2022

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Yahoo | November 14, 2022

Greif, Inc. Announces 2022 Fourth Quarter Earnings Release and Conference Call Dates

Greif, Inc. (NYSE: GEF, GEF.B), a global leader in industrial packaging products and services, announced today it will report the company's 2022 fourth quarter financial results after the market closes on Wednesday, December 7, 2022. A conference call will be held on Thursday, December 8, 2022 at 8:30 a.m. ET to discuss the quarter and outlook for 2023.

Yahoo | November 14, 2022

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GEF Price Returns

1-mo 8.05%
3-mo 6.42%
6-mo 17.32%
1-year 18.48%
3-year 84.26%
5-year 52.58%
YTD 20.41%
2021 32.59%
2020 11.61%
2019 24.52%
2018 -36.67%
2017 21.62%

GEF Dividends

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Continue Researching GEF

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