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GEF Greif dividend history, payout ratio & dates

Greif's last quarterly dividend of $0.5 per share was on Sep 15, 2022 (ex-date). The annualized dividend payment of $1.88 per share represents a current dividend yield of 3.16%. The latest GEF payout of $0.5 marks a dividend growth of 9%.

Key dates

  • GEF last dividend date: Sep 15, 2022
  • GEF next dividend date: Not announced
GEF dividend stats
DPS
$1.88
Dividend yield
3.16%
Payout ratio
29.3%
vs. Consumer Cyclical sector
Dividend yield
2.82%
Payout ratio
29.5%

Dividend yield

What is Greif current dividend yield

GEF has a dividend yield of 3.16% which is higher than the Consumer Cyclical sector, the industry and its peers average. In comparison with the Consumer Cyclical sector average of 2.82%, Greif's dividend yield is 12% higher. Historically GEF's dividend yield has averaged at 3.7% in the last 5 years, which is higher than the current one.

Dividend history

What is GEF dividend payout history and dates

Greif has a history of paying dividends since 1996. Our records of GEF show that the company has distributed four quarterly dividends in the past year. The annualized dividend per share marks an increase of 6% for the last twelve months. And with the stock price down by 10% from a year ago, the dividend yield marks an increase of 17%.

Recent dividends

Ex-date Payment date Declared on Amount Type
Sep 15, 2022 Oct 1, 2022 Aug 30, 2022 $0.5 normal
Jun 16, 2022 Jul 1, 2022 Jun 7, 2022 $0.46 normal
Mar 16, 2022 Apr 1, 2022 Mar 1, 2022 $0.46 normal
Dec 16, 2021 Jan 1, 2022 Dec 7, 2021 $0.46 normal
Sep 16, 2021 Oct 1, 2021 Aug 31, 2021 $0.46 normal
Jun 18, 2021 Jul 1, 2021 Jun 8, 2021 $0.44 normal
Mar 18, 2021 Apr 1, 2021 Feb 23, 2021 $0.44 normal
Dec 17, 2020 Jan 1, 2021 Dec 8, 2020 $0.44 normal
Sep 16, 2020 Oct 1, 2020 Aug 25, 2020 $0.44 normal
Jun 17, 2020 Jul 1, 2020 Jun 2, 2020 $0.44 normal
Mar 17, 2020 Apr 1, 2020 Feb 25, 2020 $0.44 normal
Dec 17, 2019 Jan 1, 2020 Dec 3, 2019 $0.44 normal
Sep 16, 2019 Oct 1, 2019 Aug 27, 2019 $0.44 normal
Jun 17, 2019 Jul 1, 2019 Jun 4, 2019 $0.44 normal
Mar 15, 2019 Apr 1, 2019 Feb 26, 2019 $0.44 normal
Dec 17, 2018 Jan 1, 2019 Dec 4, 2018 $0.44 normal
Sep 14, 2018 Oct 1, 2018 Aug 28, 2018 $0.44 normal
Jun 15, 2018 Jul 1, 2018 Jun 5, 2018 $0.42 normal
Mar 16, 2018 Apr 1, 2018 Feb 27, 2018 $0.42 normal
Dec 15, 2017 Jan 1, 2018 Dec 5, 2017 $0.42 normal
Sep 15, 2017 Oct 1, 2017 Aug 29, 2017 $0.42 normal
Jun 15, 2017 Jul 1, 2017 Jun 6, 2017 $0.42 normal
Mar 15, 2017 Apr 1, 2017 Feb 28, 2017 $0.42 normal
Dec 15, 2016 Jan 1, 2017 Dec 6, 2016 $0.42 normal
Sep 15, 2016 Oct 1, 2016 Aug 30, 2016 $0.42 normal
Jun 16, 2016 Jul 1, 2016 Jun 7, 2016 $0.42 normal
Mar 16, 2016 Apr 1, 2016 Mar 1, 2016 $0.42 normal

Greif dividend payout ratio

What is Greif dividend payout ratio compared to the sector

Payout ratio

GEF has a payout ratio of 29.3% which is lower than the Consumer Cyclical sector and the industry average. But if we consider the Consumer Cyclical sector average of 29.5%, Greif's payout ratio is only 0.7% lower.

Total amount of dividends paid per financial year (from cash flow)

GEF dividend vs peer dividends

How does GEF dividend compare to its peers' dividends
Name Dividend yield DPS Payout ratio
SON Sonoco Products Co 3.31% $1.88 43.8%
GEF Greif Inc 3.16% $1.88 29.3%
SLGN Silgan Holdings Inc 1.47% $0.62 18.6%

Frequently asked questions

Does Greif pay a dividend?

Yes, Greif has paid four dividends in the last twelve months. GEF has been paying dividends since 1996.

When is Greif's next dividend?

GEF hasn't announced its next dividend date yet, but if we take into consideration its recent dividend frequency, it is likely that its next dividend will be in December 2022.

When was GEF's last dividend?

Greif's last regular dividend was on Sep 15, 2022 (ex-date) with the amount of $0.5 per share.

How much dividend does Greif pay (per share)?

On an annual basis GEF pays $1.88 per share.

What is Greif's dividend yield?

Greif's current dividend yield is 3.16%.

How often does Greif pay dividends?

Greif pays dividends quarterly.

What is Greif's dividend payout ratio?

Greif's dividend payout ratio is 29.3%.

Does Greif pay a good dividend?

Greif's dividend yield is higher than the Consumer Cyclical sector average.