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W.W. Grainger, Inc.
IndexS&P 500 P/E26.96 EPS (ttm)13.60 Insider Own1.80% Shs Outstand56.16M Perf Week3.79%
Market Cap20.58B Forward P/E20.38 EPS next Y17.99 Insider Trans-6.90% Shs Float46.46M Perf Month7.73%
Income772.00M PEG1.95 EPS next Q3.92 Inst Own81.00% Short Float9.17% Perf Quarter16.77%
Sales10.90B P/S1.89 EPS this Y1.00% Inst Trans-0.03% Short Ratio6.17 Perf Half Y39.05%
Book/sh33.76 P/B10.86 EPS next Y12.08% ROA13.20% Target Price325.55 Perf Year127.11%
Cash/sh5.56 P/C65.87 EPS next 5Y13.80% ROE43.50% 52W Range155.00 - 367.60 Perf YTD55.15%
Dividend5.44 P/FCF36.63 EPS past 5Y0.90% ROI18.20% 52W High0.45% Beta0.83
Dividend %1.48% Quick Ratio1.30 Sales past 5Y3.10% Gross Margin38.90% 52W Low138.24% ATR7.77
Employees24400 Current Ratio2.40 Sales Q/Q9.40% Oper. Margin11.10% RSI (14)72.49 Volatility1.70% 2.02%
OptionableYes Debt/Eq1.21 EPS Q/Q149.20% Profit Margin7.10% Rel Volume0.77 Prev Close366.54
ShortableYes LT Debt/Eq1.17 EarningsJul 18 BMO Payout37.90% Avg Volume689.83K Price369.27
Recom3.00 SMA205.94% SMA5012.75% SMA20033.29% Volume321,566 Change0.74%
Jul-16-18Downgrade Gabelli & Co Buy → Hold
Jul-06-18Reiterated BMO Capital Markets Market Perform $255 → $267
Jul-03-18Downgrade Robert W. Baird Outperform → Neutral
Mar-19-18Resumed Goldman Neutral
Jan-23-18Initiated UBS Sell
Nov-13-17Reiterated RBC Capital Mkts Underperform $148 → $151
Nov-07-17Reiterated RBC Capital Mkts Underperform $146 → $148
Oct-19-17Upgrade Atlantic Equities Underweight → Neutral
Oct-19-17Downgrade UBS Neutral → Sell $170 → $195
Oct-18-17Reiterated RBC Capital Mkts Underperform $145 → $146
Aug-21-17Resumed KeyBanc Capital Mkts Sector Weight
Jun-02-17Reiterated Stifel Hold $204 → $180
Jun-02-17Initiated JP Morgan Neutral
May-26-17Downgrade Macquarie Outperform → Neutral
May-18-17Downgrade Deutsche Bank Hold → Sell $246 → $145
May-15-17Reiterated RBC Capital Mkts Underperform $166 → $156
Apr-19-17Downgrade Credit Suisse Neutral → Underperform
Jan-27-17Reiterated Stifel Hold $245 → $266
Nov-14-16Reiterated RBC Capital Mkts Underperform $186 → $174
Oct-19-16Reiterated Stifel Hold $235 → $216
Aug-21-18 09:13AM  Indexes Within Striking Distance of Record High: 5 Top Picks Zacks
Aug-17-18 09:25AM  W.W. Grainger (GWW) Up 5.4% Since Earnings Report: Can It Continue? Zacks
Aug-15-18 09:58AM  E-commerce, Favorable Markets Drive Growth at Grainger (GWW) Zacks
Aug-14-18 08:41AM  Surging Earnings Estimates Signal Good News for W.W. Grainger (GWW) Zacks
Aug-10-18 09:18AM  W.W. Grainger (GWW) Hits Fresh Highs: Is There Still Room to Run? Zacks
Aug-07-18 11:16AM  Only 2 Days Left Before WW Grainger Inc (NYSE:GWW) Will Start Trading Ex-Dividend, Should Investors Buy? Simply Wall St.
Aug-01-18 08:21AM  Markets End Robust July in Green: 5 Top-Ranked Growth Picks Zacks
Jul-30-18 09:10AM  Dow and S&P 500 Posts Fourth Weekly Gain: 5 Top-Ranked Picks Zacks
Jul-25-18 10:16AM  S&P 500 Hits Highest Level Since Feb 1: 4 Great Picks Zacks
10:02AM  Grainger Declares Quarterly Dividend PR Newswire
Jul-24-18 12:45PM  5 Low-Beta Stocks to Combat Trade and Geopolitical Tensions InvestorPlace
09:34AM  5 Low-Beta Stocks to Combat Trade & Geopolitical Tensions Zacks
Jul-23-18 09:10AM highlights: Polaris Industries, Textron, BGC Partners, LKQ and W.W. Grainger Zacks
07:25AM  Free Post Earnings Research Report: W.W. Graingers Sales Jumped 9.4%; Non-GAAP EPS Soared 59% ACCESSWIRE
Jul-20-18 09:17AM  Add These 5 Stocks With Solid Sales Growth to Your Portfolio Zacks
Jul-19-18 09:50AM  Company News For Jul 19, 2018 Zacks
07:39AM  4 Big-Name Stocks to Buy on Blockbuster Q2 Earnings Zacks
Jul-18-18 05:38PM  After the Bell: Dow Gains 79 Points as S&P 500s Stealth Breakout Continues +11.16%
05:04PM  Why W.W. Grainger, Ericcson, and Berkshire Hathaway Jumped Today Motley Fool
04:29PM  United Continental and Grainger rise; Devon Energy skids Associated Press
03:39PM  Why WW Grainger Inc's Shares Popped 12% Today Motley Fool
03:02PM  Edited Transcript of GWW earnings conference call or presentation 18-Jul-18 3:00pm GMT Thomson Reuters StreetEvents
12:32PM  At this pace, earnings growth will top the first quarter's record 26% increase CNBC
11:51AM  W.W. Grainger's stock rockets toward record, pacing gains among peers and the broader market MarketWatch
10:33AM  Grainger (GWW) Q2 Earnings & Sales Beat, Hikes 2018 View Zacks
09:21AM  Stocks to Watch: Alphabet, Morgan Stanley, Texas Instruments, United Continental, Boeing, CSX The Wall Street Journal
08:20AM  W.W. Grainger shares jump 4% premarket after earnings beat MarketWatch
08:11AM  W.W. Grainger: 2Q Earnings Snapshot Associated Press
08:00AM  Grainger Reports Results For The 2018 Second Quarter PR Newswire
06:14AM  Grainger's (GWW) Q2 Earnings and Revenues Beat Estimates Zacks
Jul-17-18 03:59PM  W W Grainger's Earnings Outlook Benzinga
08:34AM  Should You Buy Grainger (GWW) Ahead of Earnings? Zacks
Jul-16-18 09:30AM  HDS or GWW: Which Is the Better Value Stock Right Now? Zacks
09:22AM  Grainger (GWW) to Report Q2 Earnings: Is a Beat in Store? Zacks
Jul-12-18 07:20AM  Today's Free Research Reports Coverage on MSC Industrial Direct and Three More Equipment Wholesale Stocks ACCESSWIRE
Jul-11-18 08:30AM  Grainger Receives High Score on the 2018 Disability Equality Index PR Newswire
Jul-03-18 08:34AM  What's Behind Grainger (GWW) Rally of 65% in the Past Year? Zacks
Jun-28-18 09:30AM  HDS vs. GWW: Which Stock Is the Better Value Option? Zacks
Jun-18-18 09:21AM  Grainger Rides on Improving Markets & Growing E-commerce Zacks
Jun-11-18 01:33PM  6 Dividend Aristocrats to Buy as Trump Irks G7 InvestorPlace
08:52AM  ASHTY vs. GWW: Which Stock Is the Better Value Option? Zacks
08:30AM  Recent Analysis Shows Ford Motor, Lions Gate Entertainment, America's Car-Mart, W.W. Grainger, Berry Global Group, and NACCO Industries Market Influences Renewed Outlook, Key Drivers of Growth GlobeNewswire
08:00AM  6 Dividend Aristocrats to Buy as Trump Irks G7 Zacks
Jun-08-18 09:51AM  Briggs & Stratton (BGG) Stock Declines 26% YTD: Here's Why Zacks
07:40AM  Todays Free Research Reports Coverage on WESCO International and Three More Equipment Wholesale Stocks ACCESSWIRE
Jun-05-18 04:04PM  HD Supply Earnings Top; Stock Jumps Investor's Business Daily
May-30-18 04:00PM  Grainger's Head Of Communications And Investor Relations To Retire PR Newswire
06:00AM  Did the "Italy Selloff" Create any Bargains In U.S. Equities? Zacks
May-22-18 08:34AM  W.W. Grainger (GWW): Strong Industry, Solid Earnings Estimate Revisions Zacks
May-21-18 04:10AM  W.W. Grainger (GWW) Up 2.3% Since Earnings Report: Can It Continue? Zacks
May-18-18 09:29AM  Grainger (GWW) Rises 77% in a Year: What's Behind the Rally? Zacks
May-17-18 10:00AM  Grainger To Present At Upcoming Investor Conferences PR Newswire
May-09-18 06:03AM  3 Growth Stocks to Buy and Hold for 25 Years Motley Fool
May-08-18 02:25PM  Grainger (W W) Inc. -- Moody's downgrades Grainger's senior unsecured rating to A3 and short-term rating to P-2; outlook stable Moody's
May-05-18 07:17AM  Why Dividend Aristocrat W.W. Grainger Isnt a Value Stock Motley Fool
May-04-18 07:15AM  Free Post Earnings Research Report: W.W. Grainger's Sales Rose 9%; Adjusted EPS Soared 45% ACCESSWIRE
Apr-27-18 07:20AM  Free Research Report as Titan Machinerys Quarterly Revenue Jumped 7%; Adjusted Net Loss Narrowed ACCESSWIRE
07:10AM  W.W. Grainger, Acuity Brands and Western Digital highlighted as Zacks Bull and Bear of the Day Zacks
06:51AM  Bull of the Day: WW Grainger (GWW) Zacks
Apr-26-18 09:00AM  Folds of Honor Receives $50,000 Donation from Grainger for Higher Education Scholarships PR Newswire
Apr-25-18 11:22AM  Grainger's Shareholders Elect 11 Directors And Other Meeting Highlights PR Newswire
11:20AM  Grainger Increases Quarterly Dividend By 6.3 Percent PR Newswire
Apr-20-18 09:41AM  W.W. Grainger (GWW) Hits Fresh Highs: Is There Still Room to Run? Zacks
08:43AM  W.W. Grainger (GWW) Looks Good: Stock Adds 5.3% in Session Zacks
Apr-19-18 01:54PM  Grainger (GWW) Q1 Earnings & Sales Beat, 2018 Outlook Up Zacks +5.34%
10:57AM  W.W. Grainger Enters Buy Zone On Blowout Earnings; Good Sign For U.S. Manufacturing Investor's Business Daily
09:28AM  Grainger's (GWW) Q1 Earnings and Revenues Beat Estimates Zacks
08:13AM  W.W. Grainger: 1Q Earnings Snapshot Associated Press
08:00AM  Grainger Reports Results For The 2018 First Quarter PR Newswire
07:14AM  Should WW. Grainger Inc. (NYSE:GWW) Be Part Of Your Dividend Portfolio? Simply Wall St.
Apr-18-18 10:10AM  Industrial Stocks Q1 Earnings on Apr 19: GWW, PNR, SON & GTLS Zacks
10:04AM  Grainger's Revival Story Winning Converts as Amazon Effect Fades Bloomberg
05:27AM  W.W. Grainger, Inc. (GWW) Sees Hammer Chart Pattern: Time to Buy? Zacks
Apr-17-18 09:29AM  What's in the Offing for Grainger (GWW) in Q1 Earnings? Zacks
Apr-10-18 03:24PM  Edited Transcript of GWW presentation 7-Mar-17 1:05pm GMT Thomson Reuters StreetEvents
10:58AM  Verifone soars after major announcement, Feds okay Bayer/Monsanto deal, McDonalds plans big expansion Yahoo Finance
Apr-04-18 08:36AM  3 Smart Buys For Big Spring Dividend Hikes Forbes
Apr-03-18 12:24PM  [$$] Grainger Recruits Advance Auto Parts CFO The Wall Street Journal
Apr-02-18 06:23PM  Advance Auto Parts CFO resigns for role at Grainger American City Business Journals
04:25PM  Grainger Names Thomas Okray CFO PR Newswire
Mar-23-18 08:58AM  Why W.W. Grainger (GWW) Could Beat Earnings Estimates Again Zacks
Mar-15-18 11:02AM  Grainger (GWW) Up 22% in 3 Months: What's Behind the Rally? Zacks
Mar-03-18 08:03PM  Should You Buy WW. Grainger Inc. (NYSE:GWW) At $255.3? Simply Wall St.
Mar-02-18 10:00AM  Grainger To Present At Raymond James 39th Annual Institutional Investors Conference PR Newswire
Feb-26-18 05:48PM  W.W. Grainger Inc (GWW) Files 10-K for the Fiscal Year Ended on December 31, 2017
08:55AM  7 Reasons that Make Grainger (GWW) a Solid Investment Choice Zacks
Feb-23-18 01:03PM  W.W. Grainger (GWW) Down 8% Since Earnings Report: Can It Rebound? Zacks
Feb-21-18 08:00AM  The Zacks Analyst Blog Highlights: W.W. Grainger, Lennar, Ulta Beauty, Seagate and International Paper Zacks
Feb-20-18 10:21AM  Year of the Dog Spells Good Times for Wall Street: 5 Picks Zacks
Feb-07-18 08:04AM  How Safe Is W.W. Grainger's (GWW) Dividend? Motley Fool
Feb-05-18 12:49PM  Is Buying WW Grainger Inc (NYSE:GWW) For Its Upcoming $1.28 Dividend A Good Choice? Simply Wall St.
Jan-31-18 10:59AM  Grainger Declares Quarterly Dividend PR Newswire
Jan-30-18 07:40AM  Free Post Earnings Research Report: W.W. Graingers Sales Jumped 7%; Adjusted EPS Surged 20% ACCESSWIRE
Jan-29-18 09:00AM  Grainger Named to Fortune's 'World's Most Admired Companies' List For 2018 PR Newswire
Jan-26-18 07:03PM  Cramer's lightning round: I would not sell Valeant right ... CNBC Videos
12:45PM  Eversource Energy and W.W. Grainger on January 25 Market Realist
Jan-25-18 04:33PM  Why W.W. Grainger, Iovance Biotherapeutics, and Dolby Laboratories Jumped Today Motley Fool +5.32%
12:26AM  Dow Industrials Edge Higher The Wall Street Journal
Jan-24-18 05:05PM  What Happened in the Stock Market Today Motley Fool +18.53%
04:21PM  The Hot Stock: W.W. Grainger Gains 18.5%
W.W. Grainger, Inc. distributes maintenance, repair, and operating (MRO) supplies; and other related products and services that are used by businesses and institutions in the United States, Canada, Europe, Asia, and Latin America. The company offers material handling equipment, safety and security supplies, lighting and electrical products, power and hand tools, pumps and plumbing supplies, cleaning and maintenance supplies, metalworking tools, and various other products. It also offers inventory management solutions; and distributes fasteners, gloves, ladders, motors, and janitorial supplies. The company serves small and mid-sized businesses, large corporations, government entities, and other institutions. It offers its products through various branches, sales and service representatives, contact centers, distribution centers, and catalogs, as well as through Websites. W.W. Grainger, Inc. was founded in 1927 and is based in Lake Forest, Illinois.
Insider Trading Relationship Date Transaction Cost #Shares Value ($) #Shares Total SEC Form 4
ANDERSON BRIAN PDirectorAug 16Sale360.181,000360,1773,340Aug 16 12:40 PM
Macpherson Donald GChairman and CEOAug 01Option Exercise149.0224,8763,707,02263,994Aug 02 04:38 PM
Macpherson Donald GChairman and CEOAug 01Sale342.3921,4487,343,53542,546Aug 02 04:38 PM
Tapia Eric RVice President & ControllerJul 30Sale338.191,534518,7842,278Jul 31 11:10 AM
Tapia Eric RVice President & ControllerJun 13Option Exercise241.822,265547,7226,077Jun 15 01:27 PM
Tapia Eric RVice President & ControllerJun 13Sale315.572,265714,7623,812Jun 15 01:27 PM
Tapia Eric RVice President & ControllerMay 03Sale278.7321660,2073,812May 04 12:39 PM
JADIN RONALD LSr. VP & Chief Financial OffApr 24Option Exercise108.1529,0003,136,35049,459Apr 25 04:03 PM
JADIN RONALD LSr. VP & Chief Financial OffApr 24Sale286.9329,0008,320,89020,459Apr 25 04:03 PM
HOWARD JOHN LSr. VP and General CounselApr 05Option Exercise108.1519,5002,108,92557,906Apr 05 04:51 PM
HOWARD JOHN LSr. VP and General CounselApr 05Sale295.0019,5005,752,50038,406Apr 05 04:51 PM
Watson Lucas EDirectorFeb 05Buy256.5119550,020195Feb 07 04:59 PM
Tapia Eric RVice President & ControllerFeb 01Sale266.0610026,6063,563Feb 02 12:40 PM
Brown Laura DSr. VP, Inv Rel & CommJan 11Option Exercise149.026,7891,011,69716,893Jan 12 02:53 PM
Brown Laura DSr. VP, Inv Rel & CommJan 11Sale232.869,1582,132,5777,735Jan 12 02:53 PM
HOWARD JOHN LSr. VP and General CounselNov 30Option Exercise81.4921,0001,711,29059,406Dec 01 12:16 PM
HOWARD JOHN LSr. VP and General CounselNov 30Sale220.5621,0004,631,73638,406Dec 01 12:16 PM
Macpherson Donald GChairman and CEONov 29Option Exercise108.1526,0002,811,90053,447Dec 01 12:15 PM
Macpherson Donald GChairman and CEONov 29Sale212.4822,8364,852,25130,611Dec 01 12:15 PM
Robbins Paige KSr. VP, Chief Digital OfficerOct 26Sale202.3134670,0008,054Oct 30 12:38 PM
Tapia Eric RVice President & ControllerOct 20Sale208.2619039,5693,748Oct 20 02:18 PM