Greif, Inc. (GEF) EPS Estimated At $0.84

May 17, 2018 - By Harriett Tippett

Greif, Inc. (NYSE:GEF) LogoInvestors sentiment increased to 1.2 in 2017 Q4. Its up 0.03, from 1.17 in 2017Q3. It improved, as 15 investors sold Greif, Inc. shares while 67 reduced holdings. 33 funds opened positions while 65 raised stakes. 23.10 million shares or 2.80% more from 22.47 million shares in 2017Q3 were reported.
Bancshares Of Ny Mellon stated it has 521,627 shares or 0.01% of all its holdings. 23,158 are owned by Laurion Capital Management L P. Rhumbline Advisers stated it has 47,190 shares or 0.01% of all its holdings. First Tru Advisors L P accumulated 20,287 shares or 0% of the stock. 318 were accumulated by Weaver C Barksdale Assocs. Sg Americas Limited owns 11,558 shares for 0.01% of their portfolio. Prelude Cap Limited Liability reported 0.03% in Greif, Inc. (NYSE:GEF). Prudential Financial owns 0.05% invested in Greif, Inc. (NYSE:GEF) for 631,150 shares. Goldman Sachs Group Incorporated invested 0% of its portfolio in Greif, Inc. (NYSE:GEF). Public Employees Retirement Association Of Colorado invested in 0% or 5,863 shares. Systematic Management Limited Partnership reported 96,530 shares stake. Barrow Hanley Mewhinney And Strauss Lc accumulated 91,528 shares. Ing Groep Nv has 3,898 shares. Century Cos Inc reported 86,530 shares. Magnetar Fincl reported 0.03% stake.

Analysts expect Greif, Inc. (NYSE:GEF) to report $0.84 EPS on June, 6.They anticipate $0.17 EPS change or 25.37 % from last quarter’s $0.67 EPS. GEF’s profit would be $41.86 million giving it 17.72 P/E if the $0.84 EPS is correct. After having $0.49 EPS previously, Greif, Inc.’s analysts see 71.43 % EPS growth. The stock increased 0.57% or $0.34 during the last trading session, reaching $59.54. About 204,512 shares traded. Greif, Inc. (NYSE:GEF) has declined 5.85% since May 17, 2017 and is downtrending. It has underperformed by 17.40% the S&P500.

Greif, Inc. (NYSE:GEF) Ratings Coverage

Among 6 analysts covering Greif Inc (NYSE:GEF), 4 have Buy rating, 1 Sell and 1 Hold. Therefore 67% are positive. Greif Inc had 11 analyst reports since November 24, 2017 according to SRatingsIntel. The firm earned “Buy” rating on Tuesday, January 2 by Bank of America. The company was upgraded on Thursday, December 7 by DA Davidson. The stock of Greif, Inc. (NYSE:GEF) earned “Sell” rating by KeyBanc Capital Markets on Thursday, March 1. The rating was maintained by BMO Capital Markets with “Hold” on Friday, November 24. Bank of America maintained Greif, Inc. (NYSE:GEF) rating on Tuesday, March 13. Bank of America has “Buy” rating and $63 target. The stock has “Buy” rating by Wells Fargo on Wednesday, February 21. Robert W. Baird maintained the stock with “Buy” rating in Friday, December 8 report. The rating was downgraded by Bank of America on Monday, April 2 to “Hold”. The rating was maintained by KeyBanc Capital Markets with “Sell” on Friday, December 8. The stock has “Hold” rating by BMO Capital Markets on Wednesday, December 13.

Greif, Inc. produces and sells industrial packaging services and products worldwide. The company has market cap of $2.97 billion. It operates in four divisions: Rigid Industrial Packaging & Services; Paper Packaging & Services; Flexible Products & Services; and Land Management. It has a 16.79 P/E ratio. The Rigid Industrial Packaging & Services segment offers rigid industrial packaging products, including steel, fiber, and plastic drums; rigid intermediate bulk containers; closure systems for industrial packaging products; transit protection products; water bottles, and remanufactured and reconditioned industrial containers; and services, such as container life cycle management, filling, logistics, warehousing, and other packaging services.

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