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Greif is a producer of industrial packaging products and services. The Company produces steel, plastic, fibre, flexible, corrugated, and reconditioned containers, intermediate bulk containers, containerboard and packaging accessories. It also provides filling, packaging and industrial packaging reconditioning services for a wide range of industries. Greif manages timber properties in the south eastern United States.

TypePublic
Founded1877
HQDelaware, US
Websitegreif.com
Employee Ratings3.8

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Employees (est.) (Oct 2019)17,000(+31%)
Job Openings25
Revenue (FY, 2019)$5 B(+29%)
Share Price (May 2020)$31

Key People/Management at Greif

Peter G. Watson

Peter G. Watson

President and Chief Executive Officer
Tmk Ipsco

Tmk Ipsco

Director
Larry A. Hilsheimer

Larry A. Hilsheimer

Executive Vice President, Chief Financial Officer
Baker Hostetler

Baker Hostetler

Director
Gary R. Martz

Gary R. Martz

Executive Vice President, General Counsel and Secretary
Doug Lingrel

Doug Lingrel

Vice President and Chief Administrative Officer
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Greif Office Locations

Greif has offices in Delaware, Auburndale, Gladstone, Haltom City and in 47 other locations
Delaware, US (HQ)
425 Winter Rd
Auburndale, US
211 Sandra Jackson Rd
Gladstone, US
861 Fiber Plant Rd
Haltom City, US
3800 N Beach St
La Palma, US
Fresca Dr
Lithonia, US
2000 Lithonia Industrial Blvd
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Greif Financials and Metrics

Greif Revenue

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Greif's revenue was reported to be $4.96 b in FY, 2019
USD

Revenue (Q1, 2020)

1.1b

Gross profit (Q1, 2020)

222.6m

Gross profit margin (Q1, 2020), %

20%

Net income (Q1, 2020)

36.1m

EBIT (Q1, 2020)

79.2m

Market capitalization (22-May-2020)

1.5b

Closing stock price (22-May-2020)

31.0

Cash (31-Jan-2020)

90.8m

EV

1.8b
Greif's current market capitalization is $1.5 b.
Annual
USDFY, 2010FY, 2011FY, 2012FY, 2013FY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016FY, 2017FY, 2018FY, 2019

Revenue

3.5b4.2b4.3b4.2b4.2b3.6b3.3b3.6b3.9b5.0b

Revenue growth, %

0%(15%)(8%)9%

Cost of goods sold

2.8b3.4b3.5b3.4b3.4b2.9b2.6b2.9b3.1b3.6b

Gross profit

703.7m801.1m779.7m832.2m811.0m669.8m684.9m714.7m788.9m1.3b
Quarterly
USDQ3, 2010Q1, 2011Q2, 2011Q3, 2011Q2, 2012Q3, 2012Q1, 2013Q2, 2013Q3, 2013Q1, 2014Q2, 2014Q3, 2014Q1, 2015Q2, 2015Q3, 2015Q1, 2016Q2, 2016Q3, 2016Q1, 2017Q2, 2017Q3, 2017Q2, 2018Q3, 2018Q1, 2019Q2, 2019Q3, 2019Q1, 2020

Revenue

921.3m943.8m1.1b1.1b1.1b1.1b1.0b1.1b1.1b902.3m915.9m930.0m771.4m839.6m845.0m820.9m887.4m961.8m1.9b1.0b897.0m1.2b1.3b1.1b

Cost of goods sold

730.3m767.7m843.4m910.6m892.2m900.3m821.3m886.3m912.4m748.4m734.8m763.2m620.1m665.9m668.5m657.6m705.5m774.7m1.5b795.0m724.2m964.6m973.2m889.8m

Gross profit

191.0m176.1m207.4m211.3m203.1m202.5m187.3m202.6m217.3m153.9m181.1m166.8m151.3m173.7m176.5m163.3m181.9m187.1m367.0m217.1m172.8m248.7m279.4m222.6m

Gross profit Margin, %

21%19%20%19%19%18%19%19%19%17%20%18%20%21%21%20%20%19%20%21%19%20%22%20%
Annual
USDFY, 2010FY, 2011FY, 2012FY, 2013FY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016FY, 2017FY, 2018FY, 2019

Cash

107.0m127.4m91.7m78.1m85.1m106.2m103.7m142.3m94.2m77.3m

Accounts Receivable

480.2m568.6m453.9m399.2m447.0m456.7m664.2m

Prepaid Expenses

134.3m140.0m117.2m39.8m101.2m

Inventories

396.6m432.5m374.3m375.3m381.1m297.0m277.4m279.5m75.6m108.5m
Quarterly
USDQ3, 2010Q1, 2011Q2, 2011Q3, 2011Q2, 2012Q3, 2012Q1, 2013Q2, 2013Q3, 2013Q1, 2014Q2, 2014Q3, 2014Q1, 2015Q2, 2015Q3, 2015Q1, 2016Q2, 2016Q3, 2016Q1, 2017Q2, 2017Q3, 2017Q1, 2018Q2, 2018Q3, 2018Q1, 2019Q2, 2019Q3, 2019Q1, 2020

Cash

84.2m117.7m95.5m109.1m104.9m91.7m91.6m85.6m94.9m82.0m87.4m65.0m55.8m67.4m101.7m65.3m89.6m94.3m106.8m87.0m94.6m100.9m84.5m89.8m75.8m90.8m

Accounts Receivable

464.8m475.8m521.4m588.8m503.9m492.8m443.0m471.8m489.2m489.2m469.2m561.4m704.8m720.3m641.7m

Prepaid Expenses

137.5m142.3m149.4m149.0m142.4m133.3m174.6m146.5m129.2m158.4m144.0m43.6m51.3m51.7m50.2m54.8m

Inventories

353.0m414.8m456.1m484.8m385.9m398.2m389.3m392.5m399.8m398.1m407.1m411.0m382.2m363.2m334.7m295.9m290.3m288.5m304.2m330.6m336.8m88.0m82.0m122.4m126.6m111.7m
Annual
USDFY, 2010FY, 2011FY, 2012FY, 2013FY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016FY, 2017FY, 2018FY, 2019

Net Income

210.0m176.0m126.1m149.0m44.9m67.2m75.5m135.1m229.5m194.2m

Depreciation and Amortization

116.0m144.2m154.7m156.9m155.8m134.6m127.7m120.5m126.9m206.1m

Inventories

(87.8m)15.4m39.5m(3.5m)(29.0m)38.9m3.4m(7.0m)(24.8m)33.9m

Accounts Payable

(15.4m)(33.4m)3.5m(37.1m)68.9m(56.6m)39.4m20.5m24.3m(69.9m)
Quarterly
USDQ3, 2010Q1, 2011Q2, 2011Q3, 2011Q2, 2012Q3, 2012Q1, 2013Q2, 2013Q3, 2013Q1, 2014Q2, 2014Q3, 2014Q1, 2015Q2, 2015Q3, 2015Q1, 2016Q2, 2016Q3, 2016Q1, 2017Q2, 2017Q3, 2017Q1, 2018Q2, 2018Q3, 2018Q1, 2019Q2, 2019Q3, 2019Q1, 2020

Net Income

133.4m41.4m92.3m155.3m60.7m105.8m24.9m65.8m110.5m30.6m65.1m75.1m28.2m20.5m9.3m(9.9m)32.5m46.4m8.0m39.9m95.4m112.0m184.0m35.8m56.9m124.4m36.1m

Depreciation and Amortization

84.9m33.1m67.7m102.6m78.4m115.8m39.5m78.4m117.9m39.1m81.0m119.8m32.3m89.4m108.0m31.3m86.8m146.8m61.3m

Inventories

(92.8m)(18.0m)(44.6m)(43.2m)37.1m9.3m(10.3m)(19.3m)(32.0m)(39.3m)(39.0m)(50.1m)334.7m(6.4m)290.3m288.5m304.2m330.6m(60.5m)(48.0m)(68.0m)(60.7m)(35.2m)(31.2m)(20.8m)

Accounts Payable

(71.3m)(94.5m)(48.0m)(80.6m)(34.3m)8.9m(78.9m)(40.1m)(28.9m)(50.7m)8.7m29.1m357.4m(47.0m)326.0m340.5m332.9m369.3m20.0m(2.0m)24.0m(22.9m)(25.1m)(37.2m)
USDY, 2020

EV/EBIT

22.3 x

EV/CFO

90.7 x

Financial Leverage

4.7 x
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Greif Revenue Breakdown

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Greif revenue breakdown by business segment: 22.0% from Paper Packaging & Services, 69.3% from Rigid Industrial Packaging & Services, 7.9% from Flexible Products & Services and 0.8% from Other

Greif revenue breakdown by geographic segment: 36.3% from Europe, Middle East, and Africa, 14.7% from Asia Pacific and Other Americas and 48.9% from United States

Greif Online and Social Media Presence

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Greif Company Culture

  • CEO Rating

    C

    70/100

  • Compensation

    D

    55/100

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Greif News and Updates

Greif, Inc. provides update on second quarter to date results

DELAWARE, Ohio, March 17, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- Greif, Inc. (NYSE: GEF, GEF.B), a world leader in industrial packaging products and services, currently plans to participate in upcoming virtual investor meetings. Given anticipated questions related to the impact of COVID-19 on the company's...

Graphic Packaging Holding Company Signs Definitive Agreement to Acquire the Consumer Packaging Group Business from Greif, Inc.; Reaffirms 2020 Guidance

ATLANTA, Feb. 27, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- Graphic Packaging Holding Company (NYSE: GPK) ("Graphic Packaging" or the "Company"), a leading provider of packaging solutions to food, beverage, foodservice, and other consumer products companies, through its primary U.S. operating company, Graphic...

Greif, Inc. Announces 2019 Third Quarter Earnings Release and Conference Call Dates

DELAWARE, Ohio, Aug. 8, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- Greif, Inc. (NYSE: GEF, GEF.B), a global industrial packaging solutions provider, announced today it will report the company's 2019 third quarter financial results after the market closes on Wednesday, August 28, 2019. A conference call will be...

Greif Awarded Gold Rating in EcoVadis CSR Assessment for Second Consecutive Year

DELAWARE, Ohio, Aug. 6, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- Greif, Inc. (NYSE: GEF, GEF.B), a global leader in industrial packaging products and services, today announced it has again been awarded a Gold Rating in sustainability performance by EcoVadis for the second year in a row. EcoVadis is an...

Greif, Inc. Announces 2019 Investor Day Highlights

DELAWARE, Ohio, June 26, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- Greif, Inc. (NYSE: GEF, GEF.B), a global leader in industrial packaging products and services, today announced highlights of the Company's 2019 Investor Day. Highlights include: A 2022 Adjusted EBITDA commitment range of $820 million - $900...

Greif, Inc. Announces Webcast Details for Investor Day on June 26, 2019

DELAWARE, Ohio, June 19, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- Greif, Inc. (NYSE: GEF, GEF.B), a global leader in industrial packaging solutions, today announced webcast details for the Investor Day that will be hosted on Wednesday, June 26, 2019 at the Sofitel Hotel in New York. The presentation will...
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Greif Frequently Asked Questions

  • When was Greif founded?

    Greif was founded in 1877.

  • Who are Greif key executives?

    Greif's key executives are Peter G. Watson, Tmk Ipsco and Larry A. Hilsheimer.

  • How many employees does Greif have?

    Greif has 17,000 employees.

  • What is Greif revenue?

    Latest Greif annual revenue is $5 b.

  • What is Greif revenue per employee?

    Latest Greif revenue per employee is $291.7 k.

  • Who are Greif competitors?

    Competitors of Greif include Graphic Packaging, Sonoco Products Company and UFP Technologies.

  • Where is Greif headquarters?

    Greif headquarters is located at 425 Winter Rd, Delaware.

  • Where are Greif offices?

    Greif has offices in Delaware, Auburndale, Gladstone, Haltom City and in 47 other locations.

  • How many offices does Greif have?

    Greif has 51 offices.