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Market Cap
2.0B
Average Volume 10 Days
8.5K
EPS TTM
$2.70
Shares Outstanding
22.1M
EX-Date
12/17/14
P/E TM
16.3x
Dividend
$2.48
Dividend Yield
5.70%
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Greif, Inc. produces and sells industrial packaging products worldwide. The company’s Rigid Industrial Packaging & Services segment provides rigid intermediate bulk containers, closure systems, transit protection products, water bottles, and remanufactured and reconditioned industrial containers, as well as steel, fiber, and plastic drums; and container lifecycle management, blending, filling and other packaging, logistics, and warehousing services. This segment sells its products to customers in the chemicals, paints and pigments, food and beverage, petroleum, industrial coatings, agricultural, pharmaceutical, mineral, and other industries. Its Paper Packaging segment provides containerboard, corrugated sheets, corrugated containers, and other corrugated products to customers in packaging, automotive, food, and building products industries. This segment’s corrugated container products are used to ship home appliances, small machinery, grocery products, building products, automotive components, books and furniture, and other applications. The company’s Flexible Products & Services segment offers flexible intermediate bulk containers and related services to agricultural, food, and other industries. Its Land Management segment engages in harvesting and regeneration of timber properties; and sale of timberland and special use land. As of October 31, 2014, this segment owned approximately 250,200 acres of timber property in the southeastern United States and approximately 5,300 acres of timber property in Canada. The company was formerly known as Greif Bros. Corporation and changed its name to Greif, Inc. in 2001. Greif, Inc. was founded in 1877 and is headquartered in Delaware, Ohio.

13,325 Employees
Last Reported Date: 01/21/15
Founded in 1877

greif inc-cl b (GEF/B) Top Compensated Officers

Chief Executive Officer, President, Director,...
Total Annual Compensation: $934.6K
Senior Vice President and Group President of ...
Total Annual Compensation: $536.2K
Acting Chief Administrative Officer, Executiv...
Total Annual Compensation: $502.6K
Senior Vice President of People Services & Ta...
Total Annual Compensation: $346.4K
Compensation as of Fiscal Year 2013.

greif inc-cl b (GEF/B) Key Developments

Greif, Inc. Reports Unaudited Consolidated Earnings Results for the Fourth Quarter and Full Year Ended October 31, 2014; Provides Earnings Guidance for the Fiscal Year 2015

Greif, Inc. reported unaudited consolidated earnings results for the fourth quarter and full year ended October 31, 2014. For the quarter, the company reported net sales of $1,048.1 million against $1,094.2 million a year ago. This decrease was primarily due to the negative impact from foreign currency translation of 2.5%, a decrease in selling prices of 0.3% and a decrease in volumes of 1.4%. Income before income tax expense and equity earnings of unconsolidated affiliates, net was $14.3 million against $73.0 million a year ago. Operating profit was $37.5 million against $97.9 million a year ago. Net income attributable to the company was $8.7 million against $38.0 million a year ago. Basic and diluted earnings per share attributable to company’s common shareholders of class A common stock were $0.15 against $0.65 a year ago. Basic and diluted earnings per share attributable to company’s common shareholders of class B common stock were $0.22 against $0.97 a year ago. EBITDA was $73.0 million against $133.8 million a year ago. The $60.8 million decrease was primarily due to the same factors that impacted operating profit. Net cash provided by operating activities was $145.0 million against $131.6 million for the same period a year ago. Free cash flow was $194.7 million for the fourth quarter of 2014 compared with free cash flow of $98.8 million for the fourth quarter of 2013. The increase in free cash flow was due to the sale of select non-core assets and the improvement of cash generated by operations. For the year, the company reported net sales of $4,239.1 million against $4,219.9 million a year ago. Income before income tax expense and equity earnings of unconsolidated affiliates, net was $158.0 million against $243.4 million a year ago. Operating profit was $249.3 million against $341.6 million a year ago. Net income attributable to the company was $91.5 million against $144.7 million a year ago. Basic and diluted earnings per share attributable to company’s common shareholders of class A common stock were $1.56 against $2.47 a year ago. Basic and diluted earnings per share attributable to company’s common shareholders of class B common stock were $2.33 against $3.70 a year ago. EBITDA was $395.6 million against $486.1 million a year ago. Net cash provided by operating activities was $261.3 million against $250.3 million for the same period a year ago. Purchases of properties, plants and equipment and timber properties were $194.7 against $145.4 million a year ago. Net debt as on October 31, 2014 was $1,068.0 million against $1,203.2 million as on October 31, 2012. The company provided earnings guidance for the fiscal 2015. Fiscal 2015 adjusted Class A earnings per share is expected to be in the range of $2.25 to $2.35, excluding gains and losses on the sales of businesses, timberland and property, plant and equipment, and acquisition related costs, as well as restructuring and impairment charges.

Greif, Inc. announced delayed annual 10-K filing

On 12/30/2014, Greif, Inc. announced that they will be unable to file their next 10-K by the deadline required by the SEC.

Greif, Inc. - Analyst/Investor Day

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