Looking at the universe of stocks we cover at Dividend Channel , on 12/15/17, Greif Inc (Symbol: GEF) will trade ex-dividend, for its quarterly dividend of $0.42, payable on 1/1/18. As a percentage of GEF's recent stock price of $63.48, this dividend works out to approximately 0.66%, so look for shares of Greif Inc to trade 0.66% lower - all else being equal - when GEF shares open for trading on 12/15/17.
In general, dividends are not always predictable; but looking at the history above can help in judging whether the most recent dividend from GEF is likely to continue, and whether the current estimated yield of 2.65% on annualized basis is a reasonable expectation of annual yield going forward. The chart below shows the one year performance of GEF shares, versus its 200 day moving average:
Looking at the chart above, GEF's low point in its 52 week range is $50.70 per share, with $65.60 as the 52 week high point - that compares with a last trade of $63.50.
In Wednesday trading, Greif Inc shares are currently up about 0.1% on the day.