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Greif, Inc. (GEF) Reaches $58.68 After 8.00% Down Move; ACCOR S A F ORDINARY SHARES (ACRFF) Shorts Lowered By 16.59%

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The stock of Greif, Inc. (NYSE:GEF) is a huge mover today! The stock decreased 4.54% or $2.79 during the last trading session, reaching $58.68. About 188,284 shares traded. Greif, Inc. (NYSE:GEF) has declined 5.85% since May 23, 2017 and is downtrending. It has underperformed by 17.40% the S&P500.The move comes after 5 months negative chart setup for the $2.90B company. It was reported on May, 23 by Barchart.com. We have $53.99 PT which if reached, will make NYSE:GEF worth $232.16M less.

ACCOR S A F ORDINARY SHARES (OTCMKTS:ACRFF) had a decrease of 16.59% in short interest. ACRFF’s SI was 364,900 shares in May as released by FINRA. Its down 16.59% from 437,500 shares previously. With 200 avg volume, 1825 days are for ACCOR S A F ORDINARY SHARES (OTCMKTS:ACRFF)’s short sellers to cover ACRFF’s short positions. The SI to ACCOR S A F ORDINARY SHARES’s float is 0.19%. It closed at $56.65 lastly. It is down 0.00% since May 23, 2017 and is . It has underperformed by 11.55% the S&P500.

Analysts await Greif, Inc. (NYSE:GEF) to report earnings on June, 6. They expect $0.84 EPS, up 25.37% or $0.17 from last year’s $0.67 per share. GEF’s profit will be $41.54 million for 17.46 P/E if the $0.84 EPS becomes a reality. After $0.49 actual EPS reported by Greif, Inc. for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts 71.43% EPS growth.

Greif, Inc. produces and sells industrial packaging services and products worldwide. The company has market cap of $2.90 billion. It operates in four divisions: Rigid Industrial Packaging & Services; Paper Packaging & Services; Flexible Products & Services; and Land Management. It has a 16.54 P/E ratio. The Rigid Industrial Packaging & Services segment offers rigid industrial packaging products, including steel, fiber, and plastic drums; rigid intermediate bulk containers; closure systems for industrial packaging products; transit protection products; water bottles, and remanufactured and reconditioned industrial containers; and services, such as container life cycle management, filling, logistics, warehousing, and other packaging services.

Another recent and important Greif, Inc. (NYSE:GEF) news was published by Globenewswire.com which published an article titled: “Report: Developing Opportunities within CytomX Therapeutics, Pegasystems, Greif, Belden, Payment Data, and KAR …” on April 26, 2018.

Among 7 analysts covering Greif (NYSE:GEF), 5 have Buy rating, 1 Sell and 1 Hold. Therefore 71% are positive. Greif had 43 analyst reports since August 11, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. On Wednesday, January 4 the stock rating was upgraded by Robert W. Baird to “Outperform”. The stock of Greif, Inc. (NYSE:GEF) has “Buy” rating given on Tuesday, January 2 by Bank of America. BMO Capital Markets maintained Greif, Inc. (NYSE:GEF) rating on Wednesday, December 13. BMO Capital Markets has “Hold” rating and $57.0 target. The rating was maintained by BMO Capital Markets with “Hold” on Friday, May 26. The firm earned “Underperform” rating on Thursday, December 22 by BMO Capital Markets. DA Davidson upgraded Greif, Inc. (NYSE:GEF) on Tuesday, August 18 to “Buy” rating. Bank of America downgraded the stock to “Neutral” rating in Tuesday, November 22 report. The firm has “Hold” rating given on Monday, April 2 by Bank of America. Robert W. Baird maintained the stock with “Buy” rating in Friday, September 1 report. The company was maintained on Monday, April 24 by BMO Capital Markets.

Investors sentiment increased to 1.2 in 2017 Q4. Its up 0.03, from 1.17 in 2017Q3. It is positive, as 15 investors sold Greif, Inc. shares while 67 reduced holdings. 33 funds opened positions while 65 raised stakes. 23.10 million shares or 2.80% more from 22.47 million shares in 2017Q3 were reported. State Treasurer State Of Michigan holds 9,300 shares. Burney Com accumulated 17,257 shares. Comerica Natl Bank invested in 0.01% or 31,227 shares. Guggenheim Lc has 76,948 shares for 0.01% of their portfolio. Victory Capital, a Ohio-based fund reported 10,977 shares. Brookstone Mgmt has invested 0.03% in Greif, Inc. (NYSE:GEF). Employees Retirement Association Of Colorado, a Colorado-based fund reported 5,863 shares. Pnc Grp Inc invested in 0% or 4,789 shares. Capital Fund invested 0% of its portfolio in Greif, Inc. (NYSE:GEF). Metropolitan Life Ins Company New York holds 14,903 shares or 0.01% of its portfolio. Alpha Windward Lc reported 0.35% in Greif, Inc. (NYSE:GEF). Citadel Advsr Ltd holds 0% in Greif, Inc. (NYSE:GEF) or 76,316 shares. Wells Fargo & Mn invested in 89,858 shares or 0% of the stock. California Employees Retirement System invested in 0.01% or 82,429 shares. Amalgamated Bancorporation has invested 0.01% in Greif, Inc. (NYSE:GEF).

Accor SA operates a chain of hotels worldwide. The company has market cap of $16.08 billion. It operates through HotelServices and HotelInvest divisions. It has a 32.84 P/E ratio. The firm engages in hotel management and franchising business.

Among 2 analysts covering Accor (OTCMKTS:ACRFF), 1 have Buy rating, 1 Sell and 0 Hold. Therefore 50% are positive. Accor had 2 analyst reports since August 28, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The stock of Accor SA (OTCMKTS:ACRFF) earned “Buy” rating by Berenberg on Tuesday, December 8. The firm has “Underperform” rating given on Friday, August 28 by Credit Suisse.

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