EPS for Greif, Inc. (GEF) forecasted at $0.84

May 17, 2018 - By Brian Ramirez

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Big Money Sentiment increased to 1.2 in Q4 2017. It has change of 0.03, from 2017Q3’s 1.17. The ratio improved due to Greif, Inc. positioning: 15 sold and 67 reduced. 33 funds acquired stakes and 65 increased stakes. Investors holded 22.47 million in 2017Q3 but now own 23.10 million shares or 2.80% more.
Geode Capital Mgmt Ltd Limited Liability Company accumulated 249,468 shs or 0.01% of the stock. Moreover, Metropolitan Life has 0.01% invested in Greif, Inc. (NYSE:GEF). Hbk Invests Lp owns 0.05% invested in Greif, Inc. (NYSE:GEF) for 83,500 shs. 69,194 are owned by D E Shaw. Advantus Cap Mgmt owns 3,105 shs for 0% of their capital. Pictet Asset Management reported 209,823 shs stake. Gotham Asset Ltd Liability Company, New York-based fund reported 64,363 shs. Louisiana State Employees Retirement accumulated 6,500 shs. 4,085 were accumulated by Northwestern Mutual Wealth Mngmt. Virginia Retirement Et Al has 13,800 shs for 0.01% of their capital. Brookstone Capital Mgmt holds 0.03% of its capital in Greif, Inc. (NYSE:GEF) for 5,846 shs. Jpmorgan Chase & holds 0% or 147,143 shs. Highbridge Cap Management Lc holds 0.02% of its capital in Greif, Inc. (NYSE:GEF) for 19,634 shs. Ameriprise Financial stated it has 0.01% of its capital in Greif, Inc. (NYSE:GEF). New Mexico Educational Retirement Board owns 0.01% invested in Greif, Inc. (NYSE:GEF) for 6,400 shs.

Greif, Inc. (NYSE:GEF)’s earnings report is expected by WallStreet on June, 6, RTT reports. Analysts expect change of 25.37 % or $0.17 from previous year’s $0.67 earnings per share compared to current’s $0.84 earnings per share. If the current earnings per share of $0.84 is accurate, GEF’s profit could hit $41.86M. 71.43 % EPS growth is what analysts predict. $0.49 earnings per share was revealed for previous quarter. GEF is reaching $59.2 during the last trading session, after increased 1.13%.Greif, Inc. has 245,075 shares volume, 2.35% up from normal. GEF is downtrending and has moved 5.85% since May 17, 2017. GEF underperformed by 17.40% the S&P 500.

Greif, Inc. (NYSE:GEF) Ratings Coverage

A total of 6 analysts rate Greif Inc (NYSE:GEF) as follows: 4 “Buy”, 1 “Hold” and 1 “Sell”. Тherefore 67% are bullish. (NYSE:GEF) has 11 ratings reports on May 17, 2018 according to StockzIntelligence. On Tuesday, March 13 the firm earned “Buy” rating by Bank of America. On Wednesday, February 21 Wells Fargo maintained the shares of GEF in report with “Buy” rating. In Monday, April 2 report Bank of America downgraded the stock to “Hold” rating. The stock rating was upgraded by BMO Capital Markets to “Buy” on Sunday, April 1. On Thursday, March 1 KeyBanc Capital Markets maintained Greif, Inc. (NYSE:GEF) with “Sell” rating. On Friday, December 8 Robert W. Baird maintained Greif, Inc. (NYSE:GEF) with “Buy” rating. On Friday, December 8 KeyBanc Capital Markets maintained Greif, Inc. (NYSE:GEF) with “Sell” rating. On Tuesday, January 2 the firm has “Buy” rating given by Bank of America. On Wednesday, December 13 BMO Capital Markets maintained Greif, Inc. (NYSE:GEF) with “Hold” rating. On Friday, November 24 the company was maintained by BMO Capital Markets.

Greif, Inc. produces and sells industrial packaging services and products worldwide.The firm is worth $2.95 billion. It operates in four divisions: Rigid Industrial Packaging & Services; Paper Packaging & Services; Flexible Products & Services; and Land Management.16.69 is the 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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