Greif Inc. (GEF): Price and Financial Metrics

Greif Inc. (GEF)

Today's Latest Price: $49.79 USD

0.03 (-0.06%)

Updated Nov 27 5:00pm

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Overall POWR Rating

POWR Components:

 Trade Grade  Buy & Hold Grade  Peer Grade  Industry Rank

Industry Rank:

Ranked of 19 in Industrial - Packaging

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GEF Stock Summary

  • Greif Inc's capital turnover -- a measure of revenue relative to shareholder's equity -- is better than 88.74% of US listed stocks.
  • GEF's price/sales ratio is 0.53; that's higher than the P/S ratio of merely 15.23% of US stocks.
  • Greif Inc's shareholder yield -- a measure of how much capital is returned to stockholders via dividends and buybacks -- is 15.15%, greater than the shareholder yield of 86.41% of stocks in our set.
  • Stocks that are quantitatively similar to GEF, based on their financial statements, market capitalization, and price volatility, are GPK, PPC, AGO, GTES, and HSC.
  • GEF's SEC filings can be seen here. And to visit Greif Inc's official web site, go to

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GEF Price/Volume Stats

Current price $49.79 52-week high $51.26
Prev. close $49.82 52-week low $23.65
Day low $49.17 Volume 47,530
Day high $49.98 Avg. volume 216,570
50-day MA $42.24 Dividend yield 3.53%
200-day MA $36.38 Market Cap 2.41B

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.

GEF Price Forecast Based on DCF Valuation

Current PriceDCF Fair Value Target: Forecasted Gain:
$49.79$142.66 201%

We started the process of determining a valid price forecast for Greif Inc with a discounted cash flow analysis -- the results of which can be found in the table below. To summarize, we found that Greif Inc ranked in the 70th percentile in terms of potential gain offered. Specifically, our DCF analysis implies the stock is trading below its fair value by an estimated 202.5%. The most interesting components of our discounted cash flow analysis for Greif Inc ended up being:

  • 44% of the company's capital comes from equity, which is greater than merely 19.41% of stocks in our cash flow based forecasting set.
  • Greif Inc's weighted average cost of capital (WACC) is 8%; for context, that number is higher than merely 16.45% of tickers in our DCF set.
  • Relative to other stocks in its sector (Consumer Cyclical), Greif Inc has a reliance on debt greater than 76.6% of them.

Terminal Growth Rate in Free Cash FlowReturn Relative to Current Share Price

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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 stumbles, FQ3 earnings miss estimates.

Greif ([[GEF]] -11.1%) reports FQ3 revenue of $1.08B (-13.6% Y/Y), missing estimates by $50MSegment-wise revenue: Rigid Industrial Packaging & Services-$548.5M, Paper Packaging & Services-$459.3M, Flexible Products & Services-$69.3M, Land Management-$5.9M.Net income of $20.7M or EPS of $0.35, compared to net income of $62.7M or EPS of $1.06 last year.Total debt decreased by $240.9M to $2,637.6M.Company's consolidated CSI score was...

Seeking Alpha | August 27, 2020

Greif, Inc. 2020 Q3 - Results - Earnings Call Presentation

The following slide deck was published by Greif, Inc. in conjunction with their 2020 Q3 earnings call....

SA Transcripts on Seeking Alpha | August 27, 2020

Greif, Inc. Announces 2020 Third Quarter Earnings Release and Conference Call Dates

Greif, Inc. (NYSE: GEF, GEF.B), a world leader in industrial packaging products and services, announced today it will report the company's 2020 third quarter financial results after the market closes on Wednesday, August 26, 2020. A conference call will be held on Thursday, August 27, 2020 at 8:30 a.m. ET.

Yahoo | July 30, 2020

Is Greif, Inc.'s (NYSE:GEF) 16% ROE Strong Compared To Its Industry?

Many investors are still learning about the various metrics that can be useful when analysing a stock. This article is...

Yahoo | July 22, 2020

Why Is Greif (GEF) Down 8.3% Since Last Earnings Report?

Greif (GEF) reported earnings 30 days ago. What's next for the stock? We take a look at earnings estimates for some clues.

Yahoo | July 3, 2020

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GEF Price Returns

1-mo 22.67%
3-mo 36.74%
6-mo 50.44%
1-year 21.50%
3-year 3.53%
5-year 74.21%
YTD 17.44%
2019 24.52%
2018 -36.67%
2017 21.62%
2016 73.89%
2015 -31.60%

GEF Dividends

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

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