Greif, Inc. (GEF) Analysts See $0.84 EPS on June, 6

May 17, 2018 - By Lindsey Price

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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 is positive. 65 rose holdings while 33 funds acquired holdings. Funds hold 23.10 million shares thus 2.80% more from 2017Q3’s 22.47 million shares.
Ing Groep Nv has 0% invested in Greif, Inc. (NYSE:GEF) for 3,898 shs. Keybank National Association Oh owns 9,400 shs or 0% of their US capital. Suntrust Banks reported 44,155 shs or 0.01% of all its holdings. Advantus Management invested 0% of its capital in Greif, Inc. (NYSE:GEF). Laurion Capital L P reported 23,158 shs. 5,000 were accumulated by Connor Clark Lunn Invest Mngmt. Ent Svcs Corporation invested 0% of its capital in Greif, Inc. (NYSE:GEF). Hsbc Hldgs Public Limited Liability Company invested in 0% or 9,138 shs. Asset Mgmt Incorporated owns 8,721 shs. Raymond James & Assocs has 18,140 shs. The New York-based Jpmorgan Chase & has invested 0% in Greif, Inc. (NYSE:GEF). The New York-based Fny Managed Accounts Lc has invested 0% in Greif, Inc. (NYSE:GEF). Moreover, Prelude Capital Ltd Liability has 0.03% invested in Greif, Inc. (NYSE:GEF) for 6,108 shs. Alliancebernstein Limited Partnership holds 35,539 shs. Northern holds 411,208 shs or 0.01% of its capital.

Investors expect Greif, Inc. (NYSE:GEF)’s quarterly earnings on June, 6., Faxor reports. Analysts forecast $0.84 EPS, which is $0.17 up or 25.37 % from 2017’s $0.67 EPS. The profit will be $41.86M for GEF if $0.84 EPS becomes true. After $0.49 EPS report previous quarter, Wall Street now sees 71.43 % EPS growth of Greif, Inc.. 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. The stock 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”. (NYSE:GEF) has 67% bullish analysts. 11 are the (NYSE:GEF)’s ratings reports on May 17, 2018 according to StockzIntelligence Inc. On Friday, November 24 the stock has “Hold” rating by BMO Capital Markets. On Monday, April 2 Bank of America downgraded Greif, Inc. (NYSE:GEF) to “Hold” rating. On Thursday, December 7 the firm has “Buy” rating given by DA Davidson. On Friday, December 8 the stock of Greif, Inc. (NYSE:GEF) earned “Buy” rating by Robert W. Baird. On Tuesday, January 2 the firm earned “Buy” rating by Bank of America. On Sunday, April 1 the rating was upgraded by BMO Capital Markets to “Buy”. On Friday, December 8 the firm has “Sell” rating by KeyBanc Capital Markets given. On Wednesday, February 21 Wells Fargo maintained the shares of GEF in report with “Buy” rating. On Thursday, March 1 the stock of Greif, Inc. (NYSE:GEF) earned “Sell” rating by KeyBanc Capital Markets. On Wednesday, December 13 BMO Capital Markets maintained the shares of GEF in report with “Hold” rating.

Greif, Inc. produces and sells industrial packaging services and products worldwide.The company has $2.95 billion market cap. 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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