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GuruFocus Financial Strength Rank measures how strong a company’s financial situation is. It is based on these factors

1. The debt burden that the company has as measured by its Interest coverage (current year).
2. Debt to revenue ratio. The lower, the better
3. Altman Z-score.

A company ranks high with financial strength is likely to withstand any business slowdowns and recessions.

Financial Strength : 5/10

vs
industry
vs
history
Cash-to-Debt 0.08
GEF's Cash-to-Debt is ranked lower than
82% of the 330 Companies
in the Global Packaging & Containers industry.

( Industry Median: 0.44 vs. GEF: 0.08 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Cash-to-Debt only.
GEF' s Cash-to-Debt Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.03  Med: 0.08 Max: N/A
Current: 0.08
Equity-to-Asset 0.30
GEF's Equity-to-Asset is ranked lower than
82% of the 326 Companies
in the Global Packaging & Containers industry.

( Industry Median: 0.51 vs. GEF: 0.30 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Equity-to-Asset only.
GEF' s Equity-to-Asset Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.29  Med: 0.35 Max: 0.81
Current: 0.3
0.29
0.81
Interest Coverage 3.54
GEF's Interest Coverage is ranked lower than
74% of the 298 Companies
in the Global Packaging & Containers industry.

( Industry Median: 10.82 vs. GEF: 3.54 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Interest Coverage only.
GEF' s Interest Coverage Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 2.58  Med: 3.91 Max: 7.7
Current: 3.54
2.58
7.7
Piotroski F-Score: 8
Altman Z-Score: 2.79
Beneish M-Score: -2.72
WACC vs ROIC
9.69%
7.29%
WACC
ROIC
GuruFocus Profitability Rank ranks how profitable a company is and how likely the company’s business will stay that way. It is based on these factors:

1. Operating Margin
2. Trend of the Operating Margin (5-year average). The company with an uptrend profit margin has a higher rank.
••3. Consistency of the profitability
4. Piotroski F-Score
5. Predictability Rank•

The maximum rank is 10. A rank of 7 or higher means a higher profitability and may stay that way. A rank of 3 or lower indicates that the company has had trouble to make a profit.

Profitability Rank is not directly related to the Financial Strength Rank. But if a company is consistently profitable, its financial strength will be stronger.

Profitability & Growth : 5/10

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industry
vs
history
Operating Margin % 7.24
GEF's Operating Margin % is ranked higher than
55% of the 335 Companies
in the Global Packaging & Containers industry.

( Industry Median: 6.44 vs. GEF: 7.24 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Operating Margin % only.
GEF' s Operating Margin % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 5.33  Med: 7.47 Max: 10.09
Current: 7.24
5.33
10.09
Net Margin % 2.81
GEF's Net Margin % is ranked lower than
64% of the 335 Companies
in the Global Packaging & Containers industry.

( Industry Median: 4.61 vs. GEF: 2.81 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Net Margin % only.
GEF' s Net Margin % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.99  Med: 3.7 Max: 6.38
Current: 2.81
1.99
6.38
ROE % 9.90
GEF's ROE % is ranked higher than
55% of the 328 Companies
in the Global Packaging & Containers industry.

( Industry Median: 8.70 vs. GEF: 9.90 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROE % only.
GEF' s ROE % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 6.66  Med: 11.03 Max: 23.52
Current: 9.9
6.66
23.52
ROA % 3.01
GEF's ROA % is ranked lower than
60% of the 342 Companies
in the Global Packaging & Containers industry.

( Industry Median: 4.35 vs. GEF: 3.01 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROA % only.
GEF' s ROA % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 2.06  Med: 3.86 Max: 8.96
Current: 3.01
2.06
8.96
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % 16.12
GEF's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % is ranked higher than
57% of the 339 Companies
in the Global Packaging & Containers industry.

( Industry Median: 13.80 vs. GEF: 16.12 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % only.
GEF' s ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 12.15  Med: 17.18 Max: 30.58
Current: 16.12
12.15
30.58
3-Year Revenue Growth Rate -7.80
GEF's 3-Year Revenue Growth Rate is ranked lower than
84% of the 295 Companies
in the Global Packaging & Containers industry.

( Industry Median: 2.10 vs. GEF: -7.80 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year Revenue Growth Rate only.
GEF' s 3-Year Revenue Growth Rate Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0  Med: 9.75 Max: 26.4
Current: -7.8
0
26.4
3-Year EBITDA Growth Rate -10.90
GEF's 3-Year EBITDA Growth Rate is ranked lower than
82% of the 268 Companies
in the Global Packaging & Containers industry.

( Industry Median: 6.10 vs. GEF: -10.90 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year EBITDA Growth Rate only.
GEF' s 3-Year EBITDA Growth Rate Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0  Med: 5.15 Max: 35.9
Current: -10.9
0
35.9
3-Year EPS without NRI Growth Rate -19.70
GEF's 3-Year EPS without NRI Growth Rate is ranked lower than
85% of the 247 Companies
in the Global Packaging & Containers industry.

( Industry Median: 7.00 vs. GEF: -19.70 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year EPS without NRI Growth Rate only.
GEF' s 3-Year EPS without NRI Growth Rate Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0  Med: -8.6 Max: 206.6
Current: -19.7
0
206.6
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Business Description

Industry: Packaging & Containers » Packaging & Containers    NAICS: 322220    SIC: 2679
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Traded in other countries:GR3.Germany,
Headquarter Location:USA
Greif Inc produces industrial packaging products with manufacturing facilities located in over 50 countries. Its products are steel, fibre and plastic drums, intermediate bulk containers, closure systems for industrial packaging and among others.

Greif Inc is a producer of industrial packaging products and services with manufacturing facilities located in over 50 countries. It offers a comprehensive line of rigid industrial packaging products, such as steel, fibre 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, blending, filling, logistics, warehousing, and other packaging services. The company operates in four reportable business segments including Rigid Industrial Packaging and Services from which it earns the majority of the revenue, Paper Packaging, Flexible Products and Services and Land Management.

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Ratios

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industry
vs
history
PE Ratio 33.85
GEF's PE Ratio is ranked lower than
80% of the 272 Companies
in the Global Packaging & Containers industry.

( Industry Median: 17.24 vs. GEF: 33.85 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PE Ratio only.
GEF' s PE Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 7.27  Med: 21.85 Max: 61.35
Current: 33.85
7.27
61.35
Forward PE Ratio 18.73
GEF's Forward PE Ratio is ranked lower than
69% of the 32 Companies
in the Global Packaging & Containers industry.

( Industry Median: 17.57 vs. GEF: 18.73 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward PE Ratio only.
N/A
PE Ratio without NRI 33.85
GEF's PE Ratio without NRI is ranked lower than
79% of the 273 Companies
in the Global Packaging & Containers industry.

( Industry Median: 17.30 vs. GEF: 33.85 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PE Ratio without NRI only.
GEF' s PE Ratio without NRI Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 7.27  Med: 21.85 Max: 61.35
Current: 33.85
7.27
61.35
Price-to-Owner-Earnings 43.68
GEF's Price-to-Owner-Earnings is ranked lower than
82% of the 141 Companies
in the Global Packaging & Containers industry.

( Industry Median: 17.10 vs. GEF: 43.68 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Owner-Earnings only.
GEF' s Price-to-Owner-Earnings Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 6.39  Med: 21.91 Max: 287.39
Current: 43.68
6.39
287.39
PB Ratio 3.34
GEF's PB Ratio is ranked lower than
79% of the 318 Companies
in the Global Packaging & Containers industry.

( Industry Median: 1.41 vs. GEF: 3.34 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PB Ratio only.
GEF' s PB Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.23  Med: 2.46 Max: 3.68
Current: 3.34
1.23
3.68
PS Ratio 0.95
GEF's PS Ratio is ranked lower than
53% of the 333 Companies
in the Global Packaging & Containers industry.

( Industry Median: 0.90 vs. GEF: 0.95 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PS Ratio only.
GEF' s PS Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.41  Med: 0.76 Max: 1.33
Current: 0.95
0.41
1.33
Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow 21.24
GEF's Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow is ranked lower than
63% of the 124 Companies
in the Global Packaging & Containers industry.

( Industry Median: 16.60 vs. GEF: 21.24 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow only.
GEF' s Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 7.74  Med: 27.72 Max: 697.29
Current: 21.24
7.74
697.29
Price-to-Operating-Cash-Flow 12.64
GEF's Price-to-Operating-Cash-Flow is ranked lower than
66% of the 166 Companies
in the Global Packaging & Containers industry.

( Industry Median: 9.52 vs. GEF: 12.64 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Operating-Cash-Flow only.
GEF' s Price-to-Operating-Cash-Flow Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 4.96  Med: 11.97 Max: 24.06
Current: 12.64
4.96
24.06
EV-to-EBIT 16.16
GEF's EV-to-EBIT is ranked lower than
61% of the 281 Companies
in the Global Packaging & Containers industry.

( Industry Median: 14.09 vs. GEF: 16.16 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBIT only.
GEF' s EV-to-EBIT Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 6.4  Med: 15 Max: 21.3
Current: 16.16
6.4
21.3
EV-to-EBITDA 10.58
GEF's EV-to-EBITDA is ranked lower than
56% of the 299 Companies
in the Global Packaging & Containers industry.

( Industry Median: 10.00 vs. GEF: 10.58 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBITDA only.
GEF' s EV-to-EBITDA Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 5  Med: 10.1 Max: 13.8
Current: 10.58
5
13.8
Shiller PE Ratio 21.58
GEF's Shiller PE Ratio is ranked higher than
51% of the 74 Companies
in the Global Packaging & Containers industry.

( Industry Median: 21.72 vs. GEF: 21.58 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Shiller PE Ratio only.
GEF' s Shiller PE Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 9.2  Med: 21.47 Max: 51.78
Current: 21.58
9.2
51.78
Current Ratio 1.61
GEF's Current Ratio is ranked higher than
55% of the 324 Companies
in the Global Packaging & Containers industry.

( Industry Median: 1.52 vs. GEF: 1.61 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Current Ratio only.
GEF' s Current Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.02  Med: 1.63 Max: 4.97
Current: 1.61
1.02
4.97
Quick Ratio 1.11
GEF's Quick Ratio is ranked higher than
51% of the 324 Companies
in the Global Packaging & Containers industry.

( Industry Median: 1.11 vs. GEF: 1.11 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Quick Ratio only.
GEF' s Quick Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.7  Med: 1.17 Max: 3.68
Current: 1.11
0.7
3.68
Days Inventory 40.08
GEF's Days Inventory is ranked higher than
75% of the 318 Companies
in the Global Packaging & Containers industry.

( Industry Median: 59.73 vs. GEF: 40.08 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Inventory only.
GEF' s Days Inventory Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 30.09  Med: 41.14 Max: 43.72
Current: 40.08
30.09
43.72
Days Sales Outstanding 45.75
GEF's Days Sales Outstanding is ranked higher than
81% of the 266 Companies
in the Global Packaging & Containers industry.

( Industry Median: 70.07 vs. GEF: 45.75 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Sales Outstanding only.
GEF' s Days Sales Outstanding Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 37.28  Med: 42.42 Max: 50.63
Current: 45.75
37.28
50.63
Days Payable 49.63
GEF's Days Payable is ranked lower than
56% of the 235 Companies
in the Global Packaging & Containers industry.

( Industry Median: 56.06 vs. GEF: 49.63 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Payable only.
GEF' s Days Payable Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 44.01  Med: 51.12 Max: 61.86
Current: 49.63
44.01
61.86

Dividend & Buy Back

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industry
vs
history
Dividend Yield % 3.03
GEF's Dividend Yield % is ranked higher than
82% of the 318 Companies
in the Global Packaging & Containers industry.

( Industry Median: 2.27 vs. GEF: 3.03 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Dividend Yield % only.
GEF' s Dividend Yield % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.01  Med: 3.14 Max: 7
Current: 3.03
1.01
7
Dividend Payout Ratio 1.02
GEF's Dividend Payout Ratio is ranked lower than
72% of the 212 Companies
in the Global Packaging & Containers industry.

( Industry Median: 0.30 vs. GEF: 1.02 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Dividend Payout Ratio only.
GEF' s Dividend Payout Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.32  Med: 0.74 Max: 1.37
Current: 1.02
0.32
1.37
Forward Dividend Yield % 3.03
GEF's Forward Dividend Yield % is ranked higher than
78% of the 301 Companies
in the Global Packaging & Containers industry.

( Industry Median: 2.59 vs. GEF: 3.03 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward Dividend Yield % only.
N/A
5-Year Yield-on-Cost % 3.03
GEF's 5-Year Yield-on-Cost % is ranked higher than
69% of the 398 Companies
in the Global Packaging & Containers industry.

( Industry Median: 2.58 vs. GEF: 3.03 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 5-Year Yield-on-Cost % only.
GEF' s 5-Year Yield-on-Cost % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.01  Med: 3.14 Max: 7
Current: 3.03
1.01
7
3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio -0.10
GEF's 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio is ranked higher than
70% of the 161 Companies
in the Global Packaging & Containers industry.

( Industry Median: -1.70 vs. GEF: -0.10 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio only.
GEF' s 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -7.7  Med: -0.25 Max: 0
Current: -0.1
-7.7
0

Valuation & Return

vs
industry
vs
history
Price-to-Tangible-Book 23.06
GEF's Price-to-Tangible-Book is ranked lower than
98% of the 299 Companies
in the Global Packaging & Containers industry.

( Industry Median: 1.42 vs. GEF: 23.06 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Tangible-Book only.
GEF' s Price-to-Tangible-Book Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.3  Med: 3.8 Max: 201.88
Current: 23.06
1.3
201.88
Price-to-Intrinsic-Value-Projected-FCF 1.64
GEF's Price-to-Intrinsic-Value-Projected-FCF is ranked lower than
65% of the 140 Companies
in the Global Packaging & Containers industry.

( Industry Median: 1.26 vs. GEF: 1.64 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Intrinsic-Value-Projected-FCF only.
GEF' s Price-to-Intrinsic-Value-Projected-FCF Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.62  Med: 1.31 Max: 3.25
Current: 1.64
0.62
3.25
Price-to-Median-PS-Value 1.26
GEF's Price-to-Median-PS-Value is ranked lower than
55% of the 311 Companies
in the Global Packaging & Containers industry.

( Industry Median: 1.19 vs. GEF: 1.26 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Median-PS-Value only.
GEF' s Price-to-Median-PS-Value Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.43  Med: 1.06 Max: 2.77
Current: 1.26
0.43
2.77
Price-to-Graham-Number 5.89
GEF's Price-to-Graham-Number is ranked lower than
93% of the 232 Companies
in the Global Packaging & Containers industry.

( Industry Median: 1.09 vs. GEF: 5.89 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Graham-Number only.
GEF' s Price-to-Graham-Number Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.68  Med: 2.43 Max: 12.65
Current: 5.89
0.68
12.65
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % 6.19
GEF's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % is ranked higher than
50% of the 340 Companies
in the Global Packaging & Containers industry.

( Industry Median: 6.17 vs. GEF: 6.19 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % only.
GEF' s Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 4.7  Med: 6.7 Max: 15.6
Current: 6.19
4.7
15.6
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) % -3.94
GEF's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) % is ranked lower than
73% of the 184 Companies
in the Global Packaging & Containers industry.

( Industry Median: 6.42 vs. GEF: -3.94 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) % only.
GEF' s Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -4.8  Med: 9.4 Max: 31.3
Current: -3.94
-4.8
31.3

More Statistics

Revenue (TTM) (Mil) $3,420.90
EPS (TTM) $ 1.64
Beta1.64
Short Percentage of Float5.18%
52-Week Range $35.00 - 63.04
Shares Outstanding (Mil)58.85

Analyst Estimate

Oct17 Oct18
Revenue (Mil $) 3,572 3,691
EPS ($) 2.96 3.36
EPS without NRI ($) 2.96 3.36
EPS Growth Rate
(Future 3Y To 5Y Estimate)
10.00%
Dividends per Share ($)
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