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Greif, Inc. (GEF)

(Delayed Data from NYSE)

$60.03 USD


-1.34 (-2.18%)

Updated Jun 18, 2021 04:00 PM ET

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5Strong Sell3.06%

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B Value C Growth A Momentum B VGM

Industry Rank:

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Top 23% (58 out of 252)

Industry: Containers - Paper and Packaging

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Company Summary

Delaware, OH-based Greif is a leading global producer of industrial packaging products and services with manufacturing facilities located in over 40 countries. It offers a comprehensive line of rigid industrial packaging products and containerboard and corrugated products for niche markets in North America. It is also a leading global producer of flexible intermediate bulk containers.

Previously, the company reported results in four reportable segments: Rigid Industrial Packaging & Services segment; Paper Packaging & Services; Flexible Products & Services and Land Management. During first-quarter 2021, Greif combined the Rigid Industrial Packaging & Services segment and the Flexible ...

General Information

Greif, Inc.



Phone: 740-549-6000

Fax: 740-549-6100



Industry Containers - Paper and Packaging
Sector Industrial Products
Fiscal Year End October
Last Reported Quarter 4/30/2021
Next EPS Date 8/25/2021

EPS Information

Current Quarter EPS Consensus Estimate 1.60
Current Year EPS Consensus Estimate 4.74
Estimated Long-Term EPS Growth Rate 10.00
Next EPS Report Date 8/25/2021

Price and Volume Information

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Yesterday's Close 61.37
52 Week High 66.03
52 Week Low 31.14
Beta 1.08
20 Day Moving Average 181,090.70
Target Price Consensus 58.75


% Price Change
4 Week -5.29
12 Week 3.32
YTD 28.05
% Price Change Relative to S&P 500
4 Week -5.53
12 Week -1.44
YTD 15.44
Share Information
Shares Outstanding (millions) 48.56
Market Capitalization (millions) 2,914.98
Short Ratio NA
Last Split Date 4/12/2007
Dividend Information
Dividend Yield 2.93%
Annual Dividend $1.76
Payout Ratio 0.52
Change in Payout Ratio -0.02
Last Dividend Payout / Amount 6/18/2021 / $0.44

Fundamental Ratios

P/E (F1) 12.68
Trailing 12 Months 17.81
PEG Ratio 1.27
EPS Growth
vs. Previous Year 18.95%
vs. Previous Quarter 85.25%
Sales Growth
vs. Previous Year 15.74%
vs. Previous Quarter 16.93%
Price Ratios
Price/Book 2.04
Price/Cash Flow 6.71
Price / Sales 0.62
4/30/21 15.71
1/31/21 15.78
10/31/20 16.08
4/30/21 3.59
1/31/21 3.40
10/31/20 3.42
Current Ratio
4/30/21 1.25
1/31/21 1.36
10/31/20 1.30
Quick Ratio
4/30/21 0.91
1/31/21 1.02
10/31/20 1.01
Operating Margin
4/30/21 4.22
1/31/21 4.15
10/31/20 4.23
Net Margin
4/30/21 5.04
1/31/21 2.20
10/31/20 2.41
Pre-Tax Margin
4/30/21 6.44
1/31/21 3.85
10/31/20 4.12
Book Value
4/30/21 29.44
1/31/21 26.01
10/31/20 24.78
Inventory Turnover
4/30/21 11.26
1/31/21 11.06
10/31/20 10.64
4/30/21 1.51
1/31/21 1.87
10/31/20 1.95
Debt to Capital
4/30/21 60.36
1/31/21 65.41
10/31/20 66.32