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GEF Greif PE ratio, current and historical analysis

As of May 21, 2024, the Greif stock's PE ratio is 11.08. This takes into account the latest EPS of $5.84 and stock price of $64.68. The PE ratio marks an increase of 10% from its last 4 quarters average of 10.1.

GEF PE ratio history

How has GEF's PE ratio performed in the past

The PE ratio of Greif has averaged 20.71 over the last ten years. The current P/E ratio of 11.08 is 46% lower than the historical average. Looking back at the last ten years, GEF's PE ratio peaked in the Jan 2016 quarter at 50.83, when the price was $26.43 and the EPS was $0.52. The lowest point was in the Apr 2023 quarter, when it reached 8.33 with a price of $62.79 and an EPS of $7.54.


Greif PE ratio by year

Maximum annual increase: 63.69% in 2020

Maximum annual decrease: -55.64% in 2021

Year PE ratio Change
2023 10.21 -1.92%
2022 10.41 5.79%
2021 9.84 -55.64%
2020 22.18 63.69%
2019 13.55 1.96%
2018 13.29 -51.66%
2017 27.49 -24.91%
2016 36.61 37.37%
2015 26.65 -5.63%
2014 28.24 30.38%

GEF average PE ratio chart

What is the average PE ratio of GEF for the past years

The current PE ratio of GEF is higher than its 3-year average, but it is lower than its 5 and 10-year averages.

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GEF PE vs peers

What is GEF's PE ratio compared to its peers

GEF's PE ratio stands lower than its peer stocks CCK and SON. Greif is currently trading at a lower PE ratio (11.08) than its peers average of 21.05.

Stock name PE ratio Market cap
GEF Greif Inc 11.08 $3.05B
SON Sonoco Products Co 15.44 $6.04B
SLGN Silgan Holdings Inc 16.36 $5.01B
CCK Crown Holdings Inc 24.71 $10.35B
TRS Trimas Corp 27.69 $1.12B
CYRX Cryoport Inc N/A $585.67M

Frequently asked questions

What is Greif's PE ratio?

The price to earnings ratio for GEF stock is 11.08 as of May 21, 2024.

What is the 3-year average PE ratio for Greif (GEF)?

The 3-year average price to earnings ratio for GEF stock is 10.11.

What is the 5-year average PE ratio for Greif (GEF)?

The 5-year average price to earnings ratio for GEF stock is 12.87.

What is the highest PE ratio for GEF?

Over the last ten years, the Jan 2016 quarter recorded the highest quarterly PE ratio at 50.83.

How does the current PE ratio for GEF compare to its historical average?

GEF's price to earnings ratio is currently 46% below its 10-year historical average.

How is GEF's PE ratio calculated (Greif PE ratio formula)?

You can calculate the P/E ratio by dividing the most recent stock price by the trailing twelve months EPS. As of today (May 21, 2024), Greif's share price is $64.68. The company's earnings per share for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ending Jan 2024 is $5.84. Therefore, Greif's PE ratio for today is 11.08. PE RATIO(11.08) = STOCK PRICE($64.68) / TTM EPS($5.84)

All PE ratio stats are based on quarterly TTM periods, unless otherwise specified.