Greif Inc. (GEF): Price and Financial Metrics

Greif Inc. (GEF): $72.44

0.10 (+0.14%)

POWR Rating

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  • GEF scores best on the Value dimension, with a Value rank ahead of 87.39% of US stocks.
  • The strongest trend for GEF is in Momentum, which has been heading up over the past 179 days.
  • GEF's current lowest rank is in the Growth metric (where it is better than 45.42% of US stocks).

GEF Stock Summary

  • Greif Inc's capital turnover -- a measure of revenue relative to shareholder's equity -- is better than 89.04% of US listed stocks.
  • Of note is the ratio of Greif Inc's sales and general administrative expense to its total operating expenses; 95.75% of US stocks have a lower such ratio.
  • GEF's price/sales ratio is 0.53; that's higher than the P/S ratio of merely 12.1% of US stocks.
  • Stocks with similar financial metrics, market capitalization, and price volatility to Greif Inc are GT, AKO.B, TGLS, GB, and VHI.
  • Visit GEF's SEC page to see the company's official filings. To visit the company's 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

    The 3 year net income to common stockholders growth rate now stands at 265.86%.
  • Its 2 year price growth rate is now at -34.7%.
  • Its year over year revenue growth rate is now at -0.5%.
Over the past 52 months, GEF's revenue has gone up $2,335,700,000.

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
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
2020-12-31 4,549.1 446.7 99.9
2020-09-30 4,515 454.7 108.8

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 $72.44 52-week high $72.80
Prev. close $72.34 52-week low $53.65
Day low $71.84 Volume 147,195
Day high $72.80 Avg. volume 213,967
50-day MA $65.13 Dividend yield 2.54%
200-day MA $62.31 Market Cap 3.52B

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 (GEF) Earnings Expected to Grow: What to Know Ahead of Next Week's Release

Greif (GEF) doesn't possess the right combination of the two key ingredients for a likely earnings beat in its upcoming report. Get prepared with the key expectations.

Yahoo | February 23, 2022

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A key part of building a bulletproof long-term portfolio is making sure that along with growth stocks you have dependable dividend stocks.

Louis Navellier and the InvestorPlace Research Staff on InvestorPlace | February 16, 2022

Greif (GEF) Stock Sinks As Market Gains: What You Should Know

In the latest trading session, Greif (GEF) closed at $60.19, marking a -1.68% move from the previous day.

Yahoo | February 16, 2022

Analyst Ratings For Greif

Over the past 3 months, 5 analysts have published their opinion on Greif (NYSE: GEF ) stock. These analysts are typically employed by large Wall Street banks and tasked with understanding a company''s business to predict how a stock will trade over the upcoming year. Bullish Somewhat Bullish Indifferent Somewhat Bearish Bearish Total Ratings 0 1 2 2 0 Last 30D 0 1 0 0 0 1M Ago 0 0 0 0 0 2M Ago 0 0 1 0 0 3M Ago 0 0 1 2 0 These 5 analysts have an average price target of $67.6 versus the current price of Greif at $61.38, implying upside. Below is a summary of … Full story available on

Benzinga | February 15, 2022

7 Industrial Stocks to Buy As Tech Stocks Tumble

As tech stocks stumble in 2022, attention turns to industrial stocks to deliver long-term growth.

Louis Navellier and the InvestorPlace Research Staff on InvestorPlace | February 11, 2022

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GEF Price Returns

1-mo 14.26%
3-mo 22.13%
6-mo 22.77%
1-year 18.53%
3-year 154.73%
5-year 55.86%
YTD 21.86%
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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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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