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

August 13, 2018 - By Nadine Davis

Greif, Inc. (NYSE:GEF) LogoInvestors sentiment decreased to 1.07 in 2018 Q1. 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.
Moreover, Hsbc Holdings Public Ltd Co has 0% invested in Greif, Inc. (NYSE:GEF) for 9,159 shares. Teachers Retirement System Of The State Of Kentucky owns 5,620 shares for 0% of their portfolio. Peak6 Investments Ltd Partnership reported 0% of its portfolio in Greif, Inc. (NYSE:GEF). Balyasny Asset Mgmt Ltd Liability stated it has 15,481 shares or 0% of all its holdings. Cornercap Inv Counsel Incorporated has invested 0.22% in Greif, Inc. (NYSE:GEF). Ser Automobile Association holds 0.03% in Greif, Inc. (NYSE:GEF) or 227,197 shares. Tower Research Limited Liability Company (Trc) holds 0% of its portfolio in Greif, Inc. (NYSE:GEF) for 923 shares. Ls Inv Lc reported 1,338 shares or 0% of all its holdings. Heartland Advisors has invested 0.67% in Greif, Inc. (NYSE:GEF). Retirement Sys Of Alabama owns 33,524 shares for 0.01% of their portfolio. Primecap Mgmt Company Ca invested in 75,000 shares. Park Oh owns 4,464 shares for 0.01% of their portfolio. Citigroup holds 9,333 shares. Voya Invest Management Limited Com has invested 0.07% of its portfolio in Greif, Inc. (NYSE:GEF). Visionary Asset Inc reported 5,806 shares.

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. BMO Capital Markets upgraded it to “Buy” rating and $6000 target in Sunday, April 1 report. The stock of Greif, Inc. (NYSE:GEF) has “Neutral” rating given on Tuesday, May 22 by Bank of America. The stock of Greif, Inc. (NYSE:GEF) has “Buy” rating given on Tuesday, March 13 by Bank of America. Bank of America downgraded the shares of GEF in report on Monday, April 2 to “Hold” rating. The stock of Greif, Inc. (NYSE:GEF) has “Underperform” rating given on Monday, July 16 by Bank of America. Wells Fargo maintained it with “Buy” rating and $70.0 target in Wednesday, February 21 report.

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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