Greif, Inc. (New York Stock Exchange:GEF)

About the company

Greif, Inc. engages in the production of industrial packaging products and services. It operates through the following segments: Rigid Industrial Packaging and Services, Paper Packaging and Services, Flexible Products and Services, and Land Management. The Rigid Industrial Packaging and Services segment involves the production and sale of rigid industrial packaging products, such as steel, fibre and plastic drums, rigid intermediate bulk containers, closure systems for industrial packaging products, transit protection products, water bottles and reconditioned containers, and services, such as container life cycle services, blending, filling and other packaging services, logistics and warehousing. The Paper Packaging and Services segment involves the production and sale of containerboard, corrugated sheets, corrugated containers and other corrugated products to customers in North America. The Flexible Products and Services segment involves the production and sale of flexible intermediate bulk containers and related services on a global basis and the sale of industrial and consumer shipping sacks and multiwall bag products in North America. The Land Management segment involves the management and sale of timber. This segment focuses on the active harvesting and regeneration of the company's U.S. timber properties. The company was founded by William Greif and Albert Vanderwyst in 1877 and is headquartered in Delaware, OH.


Process Industries


Containers and Packaging




Peter G. Watson


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Industry peers

Name Ticker Market capitalization (in USD Million) Revenues (in USD Million) Price/Book Price/Earning Net margin (in %)
Ball Corp. BLL 24565.84 11474.00 9.01 52.29 4.11
Amcor Plc AMCR 16184.88 11928.00 3.53 32.18 4.30
International Paper Co. IP 13955.04 22085.00 2.02 21.23 2.99
Avery Dennison Corp. AVY 9847.25 7053.00 8.23 16.77 8.29
Packaging Corporation of America PKG 9274.98 6939.00 2.97 14.38 9.31
Crown Holdings, Inc. CCK 8980.20 11667.00 5.38 18.17 4.24
AptarGroup, Inc. ATR 7599.90 2837.00 4.66 32.53 8.26
WestRock Co. WRK 7267.54 18212.00 0.63 8.55 4.67
Owens Corning OC 6120.40 7094.00 1.72 -10.80 -7.84
Berry Global Group, Inc. BERY 6079.05 10747.00 3.61 14.62 3.86
Sonoco Products Co. SON 5332.80 5326.00 3.04 17.90 5.61
Sealed Air Corp. SEE 5262.25 4852.00 -29.02 15.86 6.83
Graphic Packaging Holding Co. GPK 4041.28 6253.00 2.57 29.45 2.18
Silgan Holdings, Inc. SLGN 3669.66 4493.00 3.59 17.97 4.56
Greif, Inc. GEF 2070.90 4755.00 1.93 12.15 3.60
O-I Glass, Inc. OI 1510.08 6614.00 -88.00 -3.49 -6.49
Ranpak Holdings Corp. PACK 526.11 None 1.01 43.59 None
Myers Industries, Inc. MYE 524.52 499.00 2.96 15.18 6.87
UFP Technologies, Inc. UFPT 351.12 199.00 1.98 16.56 9.99

Latest insider transactions

Date Role Name Transaction Quantity Quantity Owned After

New Mexico Educational Retirement Board Has $196,000 Stake in Greif, Inc. (NYSE:GEF)

1d ago, source:

New Mexico Educational Retirement Board grew its stake in Greif, Inc. (NYSE:GEF) by 40.0% during the 1st quarter, according to its most recent 13F filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission ...

Here's Why You Should Hold On to Greif (GEF) Stock for Now

27d ago, source: YAHOO!

Greif, Inc. GEF is poised to gain from focus on operational execution, cost-reduction activities, and its solid and diverse product portfolio. The Caraustar acquisition will also drive growth.

What factors will move the Greif Inc share price?

22d ago, source: YAHOO!

Shares in Greif Inc (NYQ:GEF) are currently trading at 34.89 but a key question for investors is how the economic uncertainty caused by Coronavirus will affect the price. One way of making that ...

Greif to Establish a Flexible Products Joint Venture With National Scientific Company; Expects to Put Fabric Hub in Saudi Arabia

23d ago, source: Al Bawaba News

Greif, Inc. through a subsidiary has agreed to form a flexible products joint venture (JV) with National Scientific Company Limited (NSC), a subsidiary of Dabbagh Group Holding Co. Dabbagh is a ...

Greif (GEF) to Report Q4 Earnings: What's in the Offing?

19d ago, source: YAHOO!

Greif, Inc. GEF is scheduled to release fourth-quarter fiscal 2018 financial numbers after the market closes on Dec 5. Over the trailing four quarters, Greif surpassed the Zacks Consensus Estimate ...

USC Marshall Greif Incubator to hold exclusive Digital Mentor Series with incubator founders

13d ago, source: The Sociable

Marshall Greif Incubator will hold an exclusive webinar series on digital mentorship for the benefit of founders in the ...

Greif Inc.: Greif Reports Fourth Quarter and Fiscal 2016 Results, Provides Fiscal 2017 Guidance

26d ago, source: The Wall Street Transcript

DELAWARE, Ohio--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Greif, Inc. (NYSE: GEF, GEF.B), a world leader in industrial packaging products and services, announced fourth quarter and fiscal 2016 results. Pete Watson ...

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