EPS for Greif, Inc. (GEF) Expected At $0.84 as of June, 6

May 17, 2018 - By Matthew Richard

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During Q4 2017 the big money sentiment increased to 1.2. That’s change of 0.03, from 2017Q3’s 1.17. 15 investors sold all, 67 reduced holdings as Greif, Inc. ratio increased. 65 rose positions while 33 funds bought positions. Funds hold 23.10 million shares thus 2.80% more from 2017Q3’s 22.47 million shares.
Suntrust Banks Inc invested 0.01% in Greif, Inc. (NYSE:GEF). Bank Of Mellon Corporation reported 0.01% of its capital in Greif, Inc. (NYSE:GEF). Paloma Prtnrs, a Connecticut-based fund reported 28,902 shs. Omers Administration accumulated 8,000 shs. Systematic Financial Mgmt L P owns 96,530 shs or 0.12% of their US capital. Retirement Of Alabama holds 33,406 shs or 0.01% of its capital. California Public Employees Retirement System has 82,429 shs. Gabelli Funds Limited Liability Corp owns 383,200 shs. The Missouri-based American Century has invested 0.01% in Greif, Inc. (NYSE:GEF). Raymond James reported 0% in Greif, Inc. (NYSE:GEF). Indexiq Advsrs Limited holds 0.06% or 25,584 shs. Louisiana State Employees Retirement owns 6,500 shs or 0.02% of their US capital. Swiss Natl Bank has invested 0% in Greif, Inc. (NYSE:GEF). Mason Street Advsrs Ltd Liability stated it has 0.02% of its capital in Greif, Inc. (NYSE:GEF). First Advsr Lp holds 20,287 shs or 0% of its capital.

On June, 6 Greif, Inc. (NYSE:GEF)’s earnings report is awaited by WallStreet, Faxor reports. Analysts have anticipation on stock’s earnings per share of $0.84. That’s up 25.37 % from last year’s $0.67 earnings per share. GEF’s profit could be $41.86M if the current earnings per share of $0.84 is accurate. 71.43 % EPS growth is what Wall Street’s sees after $0.49 reported EPS last quarter. The stock increased 1.13% or $0.66 during the last trading session, touching $59.2.Greif, Inc. is downtrending after having declined 5.85% since May 17, 2017. GEF has 245,075 volume or 2.35% up from normal. GEF underperformed the S&P500 by 17.40%.

Greif, Inc. (NYSE:GEF) Ratings Coverage

In total 6 analysts cover Greif Inc (NYSE:GEF). “Buy” rating has 4, “Sell” are 1, while 1 are “Hold”. 67% are bullish. 11 are the (NYSE:GEF)’s analyst reports since November 24, 2017 according to StockzIntelligence Inc. On Wednesday, December 13 the rating was maintained by BMO Capital Markets with “Hold”. On Friday, November 24 the rating was maintained by BMO Capital Markets with “Hold”. On Thursday, March 1 the company was maintained by KeyBanc Capital Markets. In Wednesday, February 21 report Wells Fargo maintained it with “Buy” rating and $70.0 target. The stock rating was upgraded by Bank of America to “Buy” on Tuesday, January 2. In Tuesday, March 13 report Bank of America maintained the stock with “Buy” rating. The company rating was upgraded by DA Davidson on Thursday, December 7. In Monday, April 2 report Bank of America downgraded it to “Hold” rating and $6300 target. On Friday, December 8 the stock of Greif, Inc. (NYSE:GEF) has “Buy” rating given by Robert W. Baird. On Friday, December 8 the rating was maintained by KeyBanc Capital Markets with “Sell”.

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