Latest Estimation : Greif (NYSE: GEF)

Greif is in the packaging and containers industry and trades as part of the consumer cyclical sector. The company CEO is Peter G. Watson. Greif Inc produces industrial packaging products with manufacturing facilities located in over many countries. Its products are steel, fibre and plastic drums, intermediate bulk containers, closure systems for industrial packaging and among others.

The stock has a market cap of $2.9b with 59.0m shares outstanding, of which the float is 54.7m shares. Trading volume reached 85,968 shares compared to its average volume of 131,853 shares. Based on the current average volume and close price, the trading liquidity is bad, highly speculative and an investor may want to avoid this stock.

The last annual fiscal EPS for the company was reported at 2.02 that ended on 31st of October 2017, which according to the previous close, that is a PE of 24.28. Based on 5 analyst estimates, the consensus EPS for the next quarter is 1.08. The TTM EPS is 3.43, which comes to a TTM PE of 14.30. Historically, the PE high was 24.28 and the PE low was 14.30. GEF stock has set a new PE low record!

The following are the last four quarter reported earnings per share:
07-31-2018: 1.20
04-30-2018: 0.76
01-31-2018: 0.49
10-31-2017: 0.98

The dividend per share is currently 1.76, which is a dividend yield of 3.59%. Also, the payout ratio is 51.31%, therefore the dividend is safe according to our calculations.