$1.08 EPS Expected for Greif, Inc. (GEF)

August 13, 2018 - By Joseph Norton

Greif, Inc. (NYSE:GEF) LogoInvestors sentiment decreased to 1.07 in Q1 2018. Its down 0.13, from 1.2 in 2017Q4. It dropped, as 22 investors sold Greif, Inc. shares while 65 reduced holdings. 29 funds opened positions while 64 raised stakes. 21.94 million shares or 5.01% less from 23.10 million shares in 2017Q4 were reported.
Hgk Asset Mgmt invested 0.06% in Greif, Inc. (NYSE:GEF). Brookstone Capital Mgmt has 7,779 shares for 0.04% of their portfolio. Hbk Invests Limited Partnership owns 83,697 shares. State Treasurer State Of Michigan has 9,400 shares. Moreover, Millennium Ltd Com has 0.02% invested in Greif, Inc. (NYSE:GEF) for 222,924 shares. Bnp Paribas Arbitrage holds 0% or 8,589 shares in its portfolio. 22,988 are held by Mutual Of America Lc. Qs Invsts Ltd holds 0.04% or 75,940 shares in its portfolio. Employees Retirement Association Of Colorado holds 5,591 shares or 0% of its portfolio. Pub Employees Retirement Systems Of Ohio has 35,107 shares for 0.01% of their portfolio. Pictet Asset Mngmt Ltd reported 272,634 shares or 0.04% of all its holdings. The Georgia-based Voya Investment Management Limited Co has invested 0.07% in Greif, Inc. (NYSE:GEF). Bowling Mgmt Limited Liability reported 33,326 shares. Texas Permanent School Fund reported 17,160 shares. 4,934 are held by Macquarie Gp.

Analysts expect Greif, Inc. (NYSE:GEF) to report $1.08 EPS on August, 29.They anticipate $0.23 EPS change or 27.06 % from last quarter’s $0.85 EPS. GEF’s profit would be $53.41 million giving it 12.31 P/E if the $1.08 EPS is correct. After having $0.76 EPS previously, Greif, Inc.’s analysts see 42.11 % EPS growth. The stock decreased 0.54% or $0.29 during the last trading session, reaching $53.18. About 83,122 shares traded. Greif, Inc. (NYSE:GEF) has risen 0.95% since August 13, 2017 and is uptrending. It has underperformed by 11.62% the S&P500.

Greif, Inc. (NYSE:GEF) Ratings Coverage

Among 4 analysts covering Greif Inc (NYSE:GEF), 2 have Buy rating, 2 Sell and 0 Hold. Therefore 50% are positive. Greif Inc had 7 analyst reports since February 21, 2018 according to SRatingsIntel. The firm earned “Sell” rating on Thursday, March 1 by KeyBanc Capital Markets. The stock of Greif, Inc. (NYSE:GEF) earned “Buy” rating by Bank of America on Tuesday, March 13. The stock of Greif, Inc. (NYSE:GEF) earned “Buy” rating by Wells Fargo on Wednesday, February 21. The firm has “Underperform” rating given on Monday, July 16 by Bank of America. The rating was maintained by Bank of America on Tuesday, May 22 with “Neutral”. As per Monday, April 2, the company rating was downgraded by Bank of America. BMO Capital Markets upgraded Greif, Inc. (NYSE:GEF) on Sunday, April 1 to “Buy” rating.

Greif, Inc. produces and sells industrial packaging services and products worldwide. The company has market cap of $2.63 billion. It operates in four divisions: Rigid Industrial Packaging & Services; Paper Packaging & Services; Flexible Products & Services; and Land Management. It has a 14.24 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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