Greif Inc. (GEF): Price and Financial Metrics

Greif Inc. (GEF): $67.24

-0.68 (-1.00%)

POWR Rating

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  • Value is the dimension where GEF ranks best; there it ranks ahead of 84.82% of US stocks.
  • GEF's strongest trending metric is Quality; it's been moving up over the last 179 days.
  • GEF ranks lowest in Growth; there it ranks in the 56th percentile.

GEF Stock Summary

  • The capital turnover (annual revenue relative to shareholder's equity) for GEF is 3.78 -- better than 87.43% of US stocks.
  • The volatility of GREIF INC's share price is greater than that of just 12.59% US stocks with at least 200 days of trading history.
  • GREIF INC's shareholder yield -- a measure of how much capital is returned to stockholders via dividends and buybacks -- is 11.81%, greater than the shareholder yield of 85.21% of stocks in our set.
  • Stocks with similar financial metrics, market capitalization, and price volatility to GREIF INC are SAVE, KSS, VHI, BWA, and IVC.
  • GEF's SEC filings can be seen here. And to visit GREIF INC's official web site, go to

GEF Valuation Summary

  • GEF's EV/EBIT ratio is 10.4; this is 19.07% lower than that of the median Consumer Cyclical stock.
  • Over the past 243 months, GEF's price/earnings ratio has gone down 5.8.

Below are key valuation metrics over time for GEF.

Stock Date P/S P/B P/E EV/EBIT
GEF 2022-08-26 0.5 2.0 9.5 10.4
GEF 2022-08-25 0.5 2.0 9.8 10.6
GEF 2022-08-24 0.5 2.0 9.6 10.6
GEF 2022-08-23 0.5 2.0 9.7 10.6
GEF 2022-08-22 0.5 2.0 9.7 10.6
GEF 2022-08-19 0.6 2.1 9.8 10.7

GEF Growth Metrics

    The 2 year revenue growth rate now stands at 32.49%.
  • Its 4 year net income to common stockholders growth rate is now at 128.84%.
  • Its 5 year net income to common stockholders growth rate is now at 128.84%.
Over the past 15 months, GEF's revenue has gone up $1,700,500,000.

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
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
2021-03-31 4,731.4 499.2 238.3

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 $67.24 52-week high $72.79
Prev. close $67.92 52-week low $53.65
Day low $66.38 Volume 34,555
Day high $67.31 Avg. volume 218,463
50-day MA $67.53 Dividend yield 2.71%
200-day MA $62.35 Market Cap 3.27B

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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GEF Price Returns

1-mo -4.54%
3-mo 4.50%
6-mo 16.15%
1-year 4.54%
3-year 106.24%
5-year 42.51%
YTD 13.11%
2021 32.59%
2020 11.61%
2019 24.52%
2018 -36.67%
2017 21.62%

GEF Dividends

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