Greif Inc. (GEF): Price and Financial Metrics

Greif Inc. (GEF): $63.75

0.71 (-1.10%)

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GEF Price/Volume Stats

Current price $63.75 52-week high $76.00
Prev. close $64.46 52-week low $57.38
Day low $63.51 Volume 201,500
Day high $64.68 Avg. volume 138,052
50-day MA $63.73 Dividend yield 3.23%
200-day MA $66.87 Market Cap 2.98B

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  • Stability is the dimension where GEF ranks best; there it ranks ahead of 79.82% of US stocks.
  • The strongest trend for GEF is in Stability, which has been heading up over the past 26 weeks.
  • GEF ranks lowest in Growth; there it ranks in the 29th percentile.

GEF Stock Summary

  • Of note is the ratio of GREIF INC's sales and general administrative expense to its total operating expenses; 97.89% of US stocks have a lower such ratio.
  • Revenue growth over the past 12 months for GREIF INC comes in at -17.81%, a number that bests merely 15.17% of the US stocks we're tracking.
  • The volatility of GREIF INC's share price is greater than that of merely 9.46% US stocks with at least 200 days of trading history.
  • Stocks with similar financial metrics, market capitalization, and price volatility to GREIF INC are IDT, DOOR, HELE, SFM, and HAYN.
  • GEF's SEC filings can be seen here. And to visit GREIF INC's official web site, go to

GEF Valuation Summary

  • In comparison to the median Consumer Cyclical stock, GEF's price/sales ratio is 25% lower, now standing at 0.6.
  • GEF's price/earnings ratio has moved down 48 over the prior 243 months.

Below are key valuation metrics over time for GEF.

Stock Date P/S P/B P/E EV/EBIT
GEF 2023-12-29 0.6 1.6 8.5 9.5
GEF 2023-12-28 0.6 1.6 8.6 9.5
GEF 2023-12-27 0.6 1.6 8.6 9.5
GEF 2023-12-26 0.6 1.6 8.7 9.6
GEF 2023-12-22 0.6 1.6 8.6 9.5
GEF 2023-12-21 0.6 1.6 8.6 9.5

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)

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 Full Year 2023 Earnings: EPS Misses Expectations

Greif ( NYSE:GEF ) Full Year 2023 Results Key Financial Results Revenue: US$5.22b (down 18% from FY 2022). Net income...

Yahoo | December 21, 2023

Reasons Why You Should Avoid Betting on Greif (GEF) Stock Now

Greif (GEF) suffers from a slowdown in demand due to inflationary pressures, high-interest rates and cost inflation.

Yahoo | December 18, 2023

Greif Inc's Dividend Analysis

Greif Inc (NYSE:GEF) recently announced a dividend of $0.52 per share, payable on 2024-01-01, with the ex-dividend date set for 2023-12-15. As investors look forward to this upcoming payment, the spotlight also shines on the company's dividend history, yield, and growth rates. Using the data from GuruFocus, let's look into Greif Inc's dividend performance and assess its sustainability.

Yahoo | December 15, 2023

Is It Smart To Buy Greif, Inc. (NYSE:GEF) Before It Goes Ex-Dividend?

Greif, Inc. ( NYSE:GEF ) stock is about to trade ex-dividend in four days. The ex-dividend date occurs one day before...

Yahoo | December 10, 2023

Greif, Inc. (NYSE:GEF) Q4 2023 Earnings Call Transcript

Greif, Inc. (NYSE:GEF) Q4 2023 Earnings Call Transcript December 7, 2023 Operator: Good day and welcome to the Greif Fourth Quarter 2023 Earnings Call. At this time, all participants are in a listen-only mode. Later, we will conduct a question-and-answer session, and instructions will be given at that time. As a reminder, this call may […]

Yahoo | December 8, 2023

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GEF Price Returns

1-mo 2.03%
3-mo -8.66%
6-mo -7.64%
1-year -1.77%
3-year 32.30%
5-year 86.53%
YTD -2.81%
2023 0.91%
2022 14.49%
2021 32.59%
2020 11.61%
2019 24.52%

GEF Dividends

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