General Finance Corp. (NASDAQ:GFN)

About the company

General Finance Corp. is a rental services company, which engages in the lease and sale of portable storage containers. It operates through the following segments: Royal Wolf, Pac-Van, Lone Star, and Manufacturing. The Royal Wolf segments leases and sells storage containers, portable container buildings, and freight containers. The Pac-Van segment includes leasing and selling storage, office and portable liquid storage tank containers, modular buildings, and mobile offices. The Lone Star segment involves in leasing portable liquid storage tank containers and containment products, as well as provides certain fluid management services, to the oil and gas industry. The Manufacturing segment refers to the manufacture of portable liquid storage tank containers and other steel-related products. The company was founded on October 14, 2005 and is headquartered in Pasadena, CA.

Sector

Distribution Services

Industry

Wholesale Distributors

Employees

969

$368.00M

Total Revenue

969

Employees

$193.13M

Market Capitalization

20.10

Price/Earning ratio

Stock price

Gross Margin (in %)

Total gross margin

$181M

Operating Margin (in %)

Total operating margin

$62M

Net Margin (in %)

Total net margin

$9M

Dividend Yield (in %)

Dividend per share

$0

Industry peers

Name Ticker Market capitalization (in USD Million) Revenues (in USD Million) Price/Book Price/Earning Net margin (in %)
General Finance Corp. GFNCP None 368.00 None None 2.54
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DXP Enterprises, Inc. DXPE 314.82 1257.00 0.88 9.35 2.73
GrowGeneration Corp. GRWG 264.80 100.00 4.44 -662.00 -0.45
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Latest insider transactions

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