Greif, Inc. (GEF) - Financial and Strategic SWOT Analysis Review

 Published On: Dec, 2017 |    No of Pages: 46 |  Published By: GlobalData | Format: PDF
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Greif, Inc. (GEF) - Financial and Strategic SWOT Analysis Review provides you an in-depth strategic SWOT analysis of the company's businesses and operations. The profile has been compiled by GlobalData to bring to you a clear and an unbiased view of the company's key strengths and weaknesses and the potential opportunities and threats. The profile helps you formulate strategies that augment your business by enabling you to understand your partners, customers and competitors better.

The profile contains critical company information including:

- Business description - A detailed description of the company's operations and business divisions.
- Corporate strategy - Analyst's summarization of the company's business strategy.
- SWOT Analysis - A detailed analysis of the company's strengths, weakness, opportunities and threats.
- Company history - Progression of key events associated with the company.
- Major products and services - A list of major products, services and brands of the company.
- Key competitors - A list of key competitors to the company.
- Key employees - A list of the key executives of the company.
- Executive biographies - A brief summary of the executives' employment history.
- Key operational heads - A list of personnel heading key departments/functions.
- Important locations and subsidiaries - A list and contact details of key locations and subsidiaries of the company.
- Detailed financial ratios for the past five years - The latest financial ratios derived from the annual financial statements published by the company with 5 years history.
- Interim ratios for the last five interim periods - The latest financial ratios derived from the quarterly/semi-annual financial statements published by the company for 5 interims history.


Greif, Inc. (Greif) is a provider of industrial packaging products, and services. It offers industrial packaging products such as steel, fibre and plastic drums, rigid intermediate bulk containers, transit protection products, closure systems for industrial packaging products, water bottles, and reconditioned containers. The company's service portfolio includes blending, filling and other packaging services, container life cycle services, and logistics and warehousing. Grief also manufactures, and markets flexible intermediate bulk containers, industrial and consumer shipping sacks, and multiwall bag products. It produces timber form the timberland maintained in the US, and sells it to third parties. The company offers its products and services to agricultural, automotive, pharmaceutical, mineral, and food and beverage industries, among others. It has operations in the Americas, Europe, the Middle East and Africa (EMEA), and Asia Pacific through its subsidiaries and offices. Greif is headquartered in Delaware, Ohio, the US.

Greif, Inc. Key Recent Developments

Aug 30,2017: Greif reports Q3 2017 results
Jun 12,2017: Greif's net income rises to $36m in Q2
Jun 07,2017: Greif reports Q2 2017 results
Mar 01,2017: Greif reports Q1 2017 results
Feb 17,2017: Greif Paper Packaging and Services receives Award for Outstanding Customer Service

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Table of Contents
Table of Contents 3
List of Tables 4
List of Figures 4
Section 1 - About the Company 5
Greif, Inc. - Key Facts 5
Greif, Inc. - Key Employees 6
Greif, Inc. - Key Employee Biographies 7
Greif, Inc. - Major Products and Services 8
Greif, Inc. - History 10
Greif, Inc. - Company Statement 12
Greif, Inc. - Locations And Subsidiaries 17
Head Office 17
Other Locations & Subsidiaries 17
Section 2 - Company Analysis 18
Company Overview 18
Greif, Inc. - Business Description 18
Greif, Inc. - Corporate Strategy 19
Greif, Inc. - SWOT Analysis 20
SWOT Analysis - Overview 20
Greif, Inc. - Strengths 20
Greif, Inc. - Weaknesses 21
Greif, Inc. - Opportunities 22
Greif, Inc. - Threats 23
Greif, Inc. - Key Competitors 24
Section 3 - Company Financial Ratios 25
Financial Ratios - Annual Ratios 25
Performance Chart 28
Financial Performance 28
Financial Ratios - Interim Ratios 29
Financial Ratios - Ratio Charts 30
Section 4 - Company's Recent Developments 31
Aug 30, 2017: Greif reports Q3 2017 results 31
Jun 12, 2017: Greif's net income rises to $36m in Q2 33
Jun 12, 2017: Greif's net income rises to $36m in Q2 34
Jun 07, 2017: Greif reports Q2 2017 results 35
Mar 01, 2017: Greif reports Q1 2017 results 36
Dec 07, 2016: Greif reports Q4and fiscal 2016 results 37
Aug 31, 2016: Greif reports third quarter 2016 results 38
Jun 08, 2016: Greif reports second quarter 2016 results 39
Mar 07, 2016: Greif reports first quarter 2016 results 40
Section 5 - Appendix 42
Methodology 42
Ratio Definitions 42
About GlobalData 46
Contact Us 46
Disclaimer 46

List of Tables
Greif, Inc., Key Facts 5
Greif, Inc., Key Employees 6
Greif, Inc., Key Employee Biographies 7
Greif, Inc., Major Products and Services 8
Greif, Inc., History 10
Greif, Inc., Subsidiaries 17
Greif, Inc., Key Competitors 24
Greif, Inc., Annual Ratios 25
Greif, Inc., Annual Ratios (Cont...1) 26
Greif, Inc., Annual Ratios (Cont...2) 27
Greif, Inc., Interim Ratios 29
Currency Codes 42
Capital Market Ratios 42
Equity Ratios 43
Profitability Ratios 43
Cost Ratios 44
Liquidity Ratios 44
Leverage Ratios 45
Efficiency Ratios 45

List of Figures
Greif, Inc., Performance Chart (2013 - 2017) 28
Greif, Inc., Ratio Charts 30

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