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Greif is a provider of industrial packaging products and services. The company offers plastic drums, intermediate bulk containers, jerrycans, water bottles, container liners, land management, corrugated specialty products, corrugated sheets, etc. It caters to the chemical, food, pharmaceutical, mining and construction, and other markets.
TypePublic
Founded1877
HQDelaware, OH, US
Websitegreif.com
Employee Ratings3.6
Overall CultureD

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Employees (est.) (Oct 2020)16,000(-5%)
Job Openings12
Revenue (FY, 2020)$4.5 B(-1%)
Share Price (Sept 2021)$65.7
Cybersecurity ratingCMore

Key People/Management at Greif

Vicki Lee Groves

Vicki Lee Groves

Director
Larry A. Hilsheimer

Larry A. Hilsheimer

Executive Vice President, Chief Financial Officer
Gary R. Martz

Gary R. Martz

Executive Vice President, General Counsel and Secretary
Doug Lingrel

Doug Lingrel

Vice President and Chief Administrative Officer
Hari Kumar

Hari Kumar

Vice President and Division President, Flexible Products & Services
Ole Rosgaard

Ole Rosgaard

Chief Operating Officer
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Greif Office Locations

Greif has offices in Delaware, Auburndale, Cheektowaga, Gladstone and in 66 other locations
Delaware, OH, US (HQ)
425 Winter Rd
Auburndale, FL, US
211 Sandra Jackson Rd
Cheektowaga, NY, US
25 Dewberry Ln
Gladstone, VA, US
861 Fiber Plant Rd
Houston, TX, US
14200 Hollister Rd #100
Lithonia, GA, 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 $4.52 b in FY, 2020 which is a 1.7% decrease from the previous period.
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Revenue (Q2, 2021)

1.3b

Gross profit (Q2, 2021)

265.9m

Gross profit margin (Q2, 2021), %

19.8%

Net income (Q2, 2021)

154.0m

EBIT (Q2, 2021)

200.6m

Market capitalization (9-Sept-2021)

3.2b

Closing stock price (9-Sept-2021)

65.7

Cash (30-Apr-2021)

110.4m

EV

5.7b
Greif's current market capitalization is $3.2 b.
Annual
USDFY, 2018FY, 2019FY, 2020

Revenue

3.9b4.6b4.5b

Revenue growth, %

19%(2%)

Cost of goods sold

3.1b3.6b3.6b

Gross profit

788.9m1.3b914.7m
Quarterly
USDQ1, 2019Q2, 2019Q3, 2019Q1, 2020Q2, 2020Q3, 2020Q1, 2021Q2, 2021

Revenue

897.0m1.2b1.3b1.1b1.2b1.1b1.1b1.3b

Cost of goods sold

724.2m964.6m973.2m889.8m917.6m863.3m934.3m1.1b

Gross profit

172.8m248.7m279.4m222.6m240.7m219.7m212.2m265.9m

Gross profit Margin, %

19%20%22%20%21%20%19%20%
Annual
USDFY, 2018FY, 2019FY, 2020

Cash

94.2m77.3m105.9m

Accounts Receivable

456.7m664.2m636.6m

Prepaid Expenses

39.8m101.2m43.0m

Inventories

289.5m358.2m293.6m
Quarterly
Annual
USDFY, 2018FY, 2019FY, 2020

Net Income

229.5m194.2m124.3m

Depreciation and Amortization

126.9m206.1m242.5m

Inventories

(24.8m)33.9m27.1m

Accounts Payable

24.3m(69.9m)38.1m
Quarterly
USDQ1, 2019Q2, 2019Q3, 2019Q1, 2020Q2, 2020Q3, 2020Q1, 2021Q2, 2021

Net Income

35.8m56.9m124.4m36.1m51.9m76.3m30.9m184.9m

Depreciation and Amortization

31.3m86.8m146.8m61.3m122.5m182.4m59.3m118.1m

Inventories

(35.2m)(31.2m)(20.8m)(1.7m)(23.0m)(22.5m)(35.5m)(71.4m)

Accounts Payable

(22.9m)(25.1m)(37.2m)(32.2m)20.2m25.9m13.7m125.8m
USDFY, 2018

EV/EBIT

9.7 x

EV/CFO

14.2 x

Revenue/Employee

298.0k

Debt/Equity

0.8 x

Debt/Assets

0.3 x

Financial Leverage

2.8 x

P/E Ratio

13.3
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Greif Acquisitions / Subsidiaries

Company NameDateDeal Size
Caraustar Industries, Inc.February 11, 2019
pack2pack Group N.V.August 01, 2011
Storsack GroupFebruary 26, 2010
Hannells ASDecember 02, 2009
Ennis Containers, Inc.July 06, 2009
Petro-Summit Mechanical Co. Ltd.May 06, 2008
Delta Petroleum CompanySeptember 25, 2006
Box Board Products, Inc.
Caraustar Industrial and Consumer Products Group, Inc.
Caraustar Industrial Canada, Inc.
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Greif Revenue Breakdown

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Greif revenue breakdown by business segment: 42.5% from Paper Packaging & Services, 50.9% from Rigid Industrial Packaging & Services, 6.0% from Flexible Products & Services and 0.6% from Other

Greif revenue breakdown by geographic segment: 61.1% from United States, 28.5% from Europe, Middle East, and Africa and 10.4% from Asia Pacific and Other Americas

Greif Cybersecurity Score

Cybersecurity ratingPremium dataset

C

70/100

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Greif Online and Social Media Presence

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Greif Company Culture

  • Overall Culture

    D

    58/100

  • CEO Rating

    C-

    68/100

  • Compensation

    D+

    59/100

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Greif News and Updates

Greif, Inc. Announces a $70 Per Ton Price Increase on All Uncoated Recycled Paperboard (URB) Grades and an 8.5% Increase on Tube and Core and Protective Packaging Products

Greif, Inc. (NYSE: GEF, GEF.B), a global leader in industrial packaging products and services, announced today that it is implementing a $70 per ton price increase for all grades of uncoated recycled paperboard (URB) and an 8.5 percent increase on all tube and core and protective packaging products.

Greif, Inc. Announces a $70 Per Ton Price Increase on All Uncoated Recycled Paperboard (URB) Grades and an 8.5% Increase on Tube and Core and Protective Packaging Products

DELAWARE, Ohio, Aug. 11, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Greif, Inc. (NYSE: GEF, GEF.B), a global leader in industrial packaging products and services, announced today that it is implementing a $70 per ton price increase for all grades of uncoated recycled paperboard (URB) and an 8.5 percent...

Greif, Inc. Announces 2021 Third Quarter Earnings Release and Conference Call Dates

Greif, Inc. (NYSE: GEF, GEF.B), a global leader in industrial packaging products and services, announced today it will report the company's 2021 third quarter financial results after the market closes on Wednesday, September 1, 2021. A conference call will be held on Thursday, September 2, 2021 at 8…

Greif invests $10 million in Concord, North Carolina plant expansion

Greif, Inc. (NYSE: GEF, GEF.B), a global leader in industrial packaging products and services, announced today that it is expanding its CorrChoice – Concord sheet feeder operations. The company plans to acquire and install by the spring of 2022 an Engico Jumbo Flexo Folder Gluer from Haire Group tha…

Greif, Inc. Announces a $50 Per Ton Price Increase on All Uncoated Recycled Paperboard (URB) Grades

DELAWARE, Ohio, June 23, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Greif, Inc. (NYSE: GEF, GEF.B), a global leader in industrial packaging products and services, announced today that it is implementing a $50 per ton price increase for all grades of uncoated recycled paperboard (URB) effective today with new...

Greif, Inc. Announces Agreement to Sell 69,200 Acres of Timberlands to Weyerhaeuser Company

DELAWARE, Ohio, Feb. 25, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Greif, Inc. (NYSE: GEF, GEF.B), a global leader in industrial packaging products and services, today announced an agreement to sell 69,200 acres of timberlands in southwest Alabama to Weyerhaeuser Company (NYSE: WY) for approximately $149...
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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 Vicki Lee Groves, Larry A. Hilsheimer and Gary R. Martz.

  • How many employees does Greif have?

    Greif has 16,000 employees.

  • What is Greif revenue?

    Latest Greif annual revenue is $4.5 b.

  • What is Greif revenue per employee?

    Latest Greif revenue per employee is $282.2 k.

  • Who are Greif competitors?

    Competitors of Greif include Packaging Corporation of America, TriMas and Graphic Packaging.

  • Where is Greif headquarters?

    Greif headquarters is located at 425 Winter Rd, Delaware.

  • Where are Greif offices?

    Greif has offices in Delaware, Auburndale, Cheektowaga, Gladstone and in 66 other locations.

  • How many offices does Greif have?

    Greif has 70 offices.