Greif Inc. (GEF): Price and Financial Metrics

Greif Inc. (GEF): $60.27

2.11 (+3.63%)

POWR Rating

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  • GEF scores best on the Value dimension, with a Value rank ahead of 86.28% of US stocks.
  • GEF's strongest trending metric is Sentiment; it's been moving down over the last 178 days.
  • GEF's current lowest rank is in the Sentiment metric (where it is better than 8.47% of US stocks).

GEF Stock Summary

  • The capital turnover (annual revenue relative to shareholder's equity) for GEF is 3.28 -- better than 84.52% of US stocks.
  • Of note is the ratio of GREIF INC's sales and general administrative expense to its total operating expenses; 98.57% of US stocks have a lower such ratio.
  • The volatility of GREIF INC's share price is greater than that of just 8.16% US stocks with at least 200 days of trading history.
  • Stocks with similar financial metrics, market capitalization, and price volatility to GREIF INC are HEES, SEB, SENEA, SIRE, and PRIM.
  • 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 price/sales ratio is 72.22% lower, now standing at 0.5.
  • Over the past 243 months, GEF's price/earnings ratio has gone down 7.

Below are key valuation metrics over time for GEF.

Stock Date P/S P/B P/E EV/EBIT
GEF 2023-03-16 0.5 1.5 6.1 7.8
GEF 2023-03-15 0.5 1.5 6.1 7.8
GEF 2023-03-14 0.5 1.6 6.3 7.9
GEF 2023-03-13 0.5 1.6 6.4 7.9
GEF 2023-03-10 0.5 1.6 6.5 8.0
GEF 2023-03-09 0.5 1.6 6.5 8.0

GEF Growth Metrics

    Its year over year cash and equivalents growth rate is now at -1.54%.
  • Its 4 year net income to common stockholders growth rate is now at 78.54%.
  • The 4 year net cashflow from operations growth rate now stands at 76.28%.
GEF's revenue has moved up $1,210,300,000 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
2022-09-30 6,349.5 657.5 376.7
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

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 $60.27 52-week high $74.22
Prev. close $58.16 52-week low $57.10
Day low $58.96 Volume 143,646
Day high $60.48 Avg. volume 192,010
50-day MA $68.10 Dividend yield 3.4%
200-day MA $66.74 Market Cap 2.86B

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.

Greif, Inc. (NYSE:GEF) Passed Our Checks, And It's About To Pay A US$0.50 Dividend

Greif, Inc. ( NYSE:GEF ) is about to trade ex-dividend in the next four days. The ex-dividend date is usually set to be...

Yahoo | March 11, 2023

Is Greif, Inc. (NYSE:GEF) Potentially Undervalued?

Greif, Inc. ( NYSE:GEF ), is not the largest company out there, but it saw significant share price movement during...

Yahoo | March 9, 2023

Q1 2023 Greif Inc Earnings Call

Q1 2023 Greif Inc Earnings Call

Yahoo | March 3, 2023

Greif (GEF) Q1 Earnings Lag Estimates, Dip Y/Y on Low Demand

Greif (GEF) misses earnings and revenue estimates for first-quarter fiscal 2023, reflecting lower volumes and selling prices as well as negative impacts caused by foreign currency translation.

Yahoo | March 2, 2023

Greif (GEF) Lags Q1 Earnings and Revenue Estimates

Greif (GEF) delivered earnings and revenue surprises of -15.87% and 1.05%, respectively, for the quarter ended January 2023. Do the numbers hold clues to what lies ahead for the stock?

Yahoo | March 1, 2023

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GEF Price Returns

1-mo -15.25%
3-mo -9.34%
6-mo -4.06%
1-year -0.87%
3-year 151.55%
5-year 40.51%
YTD -9.36%
2022 14.49%
2021 32.59%
2020 11.61%
2019 24.52%
2018 -36.67%

GEF Dividends

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