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greif inc-cl b (GEF/B) Snapshot

Open
$47.50
Previous Close
$47.97
Day High
$48.05
Day Low
$47.50
52 Week High
06/24/14 - $61.09
52 Week Low
12/12/14 - $45.77
Market Cap
2.3B
Average Volume 10 Days
5.3K
EPS TTM
$2.77
Shares Outstanding
22.1M
EX-Date
12/17/14
P/E TM
17.4x
Dividend
$2.48
Dividend Yield
5.21%
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greif inc-cl b (GEF/B) Details

Greif, Inc. produces and sells industrial packaging products worldwide. The company’s Rigid Industrial Packaging and Services segment provides rigid intermediate bulk containers, closure systems, transit protection products, water bottles, and reconditioned containers, as well as steel, fiber, and plastic drums; and container lifecycle, 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 Flexible Products and Services segment offers flexible intermediate bulk containers and related services; and industrial and consumer shipping sacks and multiwall bag products, which are used to ship a range of industrial and consumer products, such as seed, fertilizers, chemicals, concrete, flour, sugar, feed, pet foods, popcorn, charcoal, and salt primarily in the agricultural, chemical, building products, and food industries. The company’s 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. Its Land Management segment is engaged in the harvest and regeneration of timber properties; and sale of timberland and special use land. As of October 31, 2013, this segment owned approximately 252,475 acres of timber property in the southeastern United States and approximately 10,300 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.

13,085 Employees
Last Reported Date: 12/23/13
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. Provides Earnings and Impairment Guidance for the Fourth Quarter and Full Year Ended October 31, 2014

Greif, Inc. provided earnings and impairment guidance for the fourth quarter and full year ended October 31, 2014. For the fourth quarter of 2014, Greif expects to report net sales of $1,082 million, operating profit of $93 million (based on preliminary estimates, with operating profit decreasing in the event non-cash impairment charges increase) and operating profit before special items of $118 million. Net sales before the effect of acquisitions, divestitures and currency fluctuations for the fourth quarter of 2014 remained flat compared to the fourth quarter 2013. For the fiscal 2014, the company expects to report net sales of $4,378 million, operating profit of $298 million (based on preliminary estimates, with operating profit decreasing in the event non-cash impairment charges increase) and operating profit before special items of $341 million. For the fourth quarter, the company expects non-cash asset impairment charges of $19.5 million. For the fiscal 2014, the company expects non-cash asset impairment charges of $42.0 million.

Greif, Inc. Declares Fourth Quarter 2014 Dividends, Payable on January 1, 2015

The board of directors of Greif, Inc. declared quarterly cash dividends of $0.42 per share of Class A Common Stock and $0.62 per share of Class B Common Stock. The dividends are payable on January 1, 2015 to shareholders of record at close of business on December 19, 2014.

Karen P. Lane, Senior Vice President, People Services and Talent Development of Greif, Inc. Plans to Retire in 2015

On November 7, 2014, Greif, Inc. announced that Karen P. Lane, Senior Vice President, People Services and Talent Development, plans to retire from the company in 2015. Mrs. Lane has served in this role since joining the company in 2007.

 

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