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W.W. Grainger, Inc.
IndexS&P 500 P/E22.47 EPS (ttm)13.71 Insider Own1.70% Shs Outstand55.10M Perf Week-0.26%
Market Cap16.98B Forward P/E15.55 EPS next Y19.82 Insider Trans-0.40% Shs Float45.94M Perf Month3.41%
Income776.00M PEG1.64 EPS next Q4.45 Inst Own79.90% Short Float6.60% Perf Quarter2.97%
Sales11.22B P/S1.51 EPS this Y37.80% Inst Trans-0.07% Short Ratio7.06 Perf Half Y10.06%
Book/sh34.38 P/B8.96 EPS next Y10.00% ROA13.10% Target Price306.08 Perf Year8.25%
Cash/sh9.76 P/C31.56 EPS next 5Y13.70% ROE41.30% 52W Range265.00 - 372.06 Perf YTD9.14%
Dividend5.44 P/FCF33.83 EPS past 5Y4.30% ROI21.90% 52W High-17.17% Beta1.00
Dividend %1.77% Quick Ratio1.30 Sales past 5Y3.50% Gross Margin38.70% 52W Low16.29% ATR5.90
Employees23100 Current Ratio2.40 Sales Q/Q5.00% Oper. Margin10.40% RSI (14)52.86 Volatility1.52% 1.98%
OptionableYes Debt/Eq1.16 EPS Q/Q43.40% Profit Margin6.90% Rel Volume1.21 Prev Close308.32
ShortableYes LT Debt/Eq1.09 EarningsApr 22 BMO Payout38.80% Avg Volume429.63K Price308.18
Recom3.00 SMA201.35% SMA501.26% SMA200-1.51% Volume520,044 Change-0.05%
Apr-12-19Downgrade Gordon Haskett Hold → Underperform
Apr-04-19Upgrade Peel Hunt Add → Buy
Jan-15-19Upgrade Macquarie Neutral → Outperform
Jan-07-19Initiated Jefferies Hold $300
Dec-18-18Initiated Morgan Stanley Underweight $265
Dec-11-18Initiated Buckingham Research Neutral $325
Oct-12-18Initiated Gordon Haskett Hold
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
Apr-18-19 11:22AM  Industrial Services Industry's Near-Term Prospects Bright Zacks
Apr-16-19 09:05AM  What's in the Offing for Grainger (GWW) in Q1 Earnings? Zacks
Apr-15-19 10:30AM  W.W. Grainger (GWW) Earnings Expected to Grow: What to Know Ahead of Next Week's Release Zacks
Apr-10-19 08:30AM  Grainger Earns Top Marks on the 2019 Corporate Equality Index PR Newswire
Apr-09-19 11:52AM  What You Must Know About W.W. Grainger, Inc.'s (NYSE:GWW) Financial Strength Simply Wall St.
Apr-04-19 10:36AM  Strong Markets, New Products Aid Lincoln Electric, Costs Ail Zacks
Mar-31-19 02:47PM  Hedge Funds Were Dumping W.W. Grainger (GWW), Look What Happened Insider Monkey
Mar-28-19 10:04AM  Apogee (APOG) Up 23% YTD After 35% Drop in 2018: What's Next? Zacks
Mar-27-19 07:51AM  Strong Order Flow to Drive Manitowoc Amid High Input Costs Zacks
Mar-26-19 11:07AM  Heres What W.W. Grainger, Inc.s (NYSE:GWW) P/E Is Telling Us Simply Wall St.
08:55AM  Reasons to Hold Grainger (GWW) in Your Portfolio for Now Zacks
Mar-20-19 01:50PM  W.W. Grainger Is a Buy Now
Mar-11-19 10:34AM  W.W. Grainger, Inc. (NYSE:GWW): Has Recent Earnings Growth Beaten Long-Term Trend? Simply Wall St.
Feb-24-19 09:22AM  How Do Analysts See W.W. Grainger, Inc. (NYSE:GWW) Performing In The Next Couple Of Years? Simply Wall St.
Feb-23-19 09:30AM  W.W. Grainger (GWW) Up 9.1% Since Last Earnings Report: Can It Continue? Zacks
Feb-13-19 08:59AM  Here's Why You Should Hold Grainger Stock in Your Portfolio Zacks
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Feb-09-19 08:57AM  Why I Like W.W. Grainger, Inc. (NYSE:GWW) Simply Wall St.
Feb-08-19 08:07AM  Hasbro Falls, Trade Worries Worsen, and Dow Is in Line for Another Loss
Jan-30-19 09:57AM  Grainger Declares Quarterly Dividend PR Newswire
08:30AM  Grainger Recognized as one of FORTUNE's 'World's Most Admired Companies' in 2019 PR Newswire
Jan-29-19 06:36AM  Edited Transcript of GWW earnings conference call or presentation 24-Jan-19 4:00pm GMT Thomson Reuters StreetEvents
Jan-26-19 08:46AM  Should You Be Worried About Insider Transactions At W.W. Grainger, Inc. (NYSE:GWW)? Simply Wall St.
Jan-24-19 12:31PM  Industrial Stocks Could Rise as Results Cast Doubt on Recession Worries
11:23AM  Grainger (GWW) Beats Q4 Earnings, Misses Sales Estimates Zacks
09:25AM  W.W. Grainger (GWW) Tops Q4 Earnings Estimates Zacks
08:33AM  W.W. Grainger: 4Q Earnings Snapshot Associated Press
08:00AM  Grainger Reports Results For The 2018 Fourth Quarter And Full Year PR Newswire
Jan-23-19 09:30AM  ASHTY or GWW: Which Is the Better Value Stock Right Now? Zacks
Jan-22-19 07:35AM  Recent Analysis Shows Abercrombie & Fitch, DaVita, W.W. Grainger, Ingredion, FirstEnergy, and Second Sight Medical Products Market Influences Renewed Outlook, Key Drivers of Growth GlobeNewswire
Jan-17-19 10:30AM  W.W. Grainger (GWW) Earnings Expected to Grow: Should You Buy? Zacks
07:00AM  Rockwell Automation (ROK) Q1 Earnings: What's in the Offing? Zacks
Jan-10-19 06:57AM  A Look At The Intrinsic Value Of W.W. Grainger, Inc. (NYSE:GWW) Simply Wall St.
Jan-03-19 09:04AM  The Zacks Analyst Blog Highlights: McCormick, Archer-Daniels-Midland, W.W. Grainger, Walmart and Cintas Zacks
Jan-02-19 07:25AM  5 Top Dividend Aristocrats to Buy in 2019 Zacks
Dec-28-18 09:13AM  Rising Demand, Cost Reduction Aid Milacron Amid Inflation Zacks
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Dec-27-18 10:03AM  Growing Investment, Acquisitions Aid Rockwell Automation Zacks
09:32AM  Silgan Holdings Rides on Dispensing Systems Acquisition Zacks
08:57AM  4 Industrial Stocks Set for a Strong Finish in 2018 Zacks
Dec-26-18 11:59AM  Here's Why You Should Add Grainger (GWW) to Your Portfolio Zacks
Dec-24-18 02:18PM  Is It Too Late To Consider Buying W.W. Grainger, Inc. (NYSE:GWW)? Simply Wall St.
10:10AM  Why W.W. Grainger (GWW) is Poised to Beat Earnings Estimates Again Zacks
09:09AM  Manitowoc to Grow on Strong Order Flow, High Input Costs Ail Zacks
Dec-21-18 04:49PM  Greif's Acquisition of Caraustar to Boost Margins & Sales Zacks
09:16AM  Apogee (APOG) Q3 Earnings & Sales Miss Estimates, Shares Drop Zacks
08:18AM  5 Industrial Products Stocks That Survived 2018 Sector Crash Zacks
Dec-20-18 06:17PM  Business Simplification, Strong Order Activity Aid Lindsay Zacks
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Dec-18-18 03:00PM  How To Buy Growth Stocks: What To Do After A Failed Breakout Investor's Business Daily
Dec-11-18 12:02AM  Is W.W. Grainger, Inc. (GWW) A Good Stock To Buy? Insider Monkey
Dec-10-18 11:10AM  Why Grainger Stock Rose More Than 10% in November Motley Fool
Dec-06-18 02:05PM  WW Grainger Inc (NYSE:GWW): Cash Is King Simply Wall St.
Nov-30-18 09:30AM  HDS vs. GWW: Which Stock Should Value Investors Buy Now? Zacks
08:37AM  HD Supply (HDS) to Report Q3 Earnings: What's in the Offing? Zacks
Nov-29-18 07:25AM  Recent Analysis Shows Vuzix, Trupanion, W.W. Grainger, Greenlight Capital Re, Golden Star Resources, and ZTO Express (Cayman) Market Influences Renewed Outlook, Key Drivers of Growth GlobeNewswire
Nov-27-18 04:36PM  Grainger Rallies 10% Since Q3: Will the Momentum Continue? Zacks
Nov-19-18 09:23AM  What's Behind Grainger (GWW) Rally of 56% in the Past Year? Zacks
Nov-16-18 05:50PM  W.W. Grainger (GWW) Outpaces Stock Market Gains: What You Should Know Zacks
Nov-15-18 09:30AM  Why Is W.W. Grainger (GWW) Up 7.5% Since Last Earnings Report? Zacks
Nov-09-18 05:50PM  W.W. Grainger (GWW) Gains As Market Dips: What You Should Know Zacks
Nov-02-18 04:00PM  Grainger Names Kathleen Carroll CHRO PR Newswire
Oct-31-18 10:52AM  Grainger Declares Quarterly Dividend PR Newswire
Oct-25-18 09:30AM  MSM vs. GWW: Which Stock Should Value Investors Buy Now? Zacks
Oct-22-18 08:45PM  SHAREHOLDER ALERT: Pomerantz Law Firm Investigates Claims On Behalf of Investors of W.W. Grainger, Inc. GWW ACCESSWIRE
Oct-19-18 07:30PM  SHAREHOLDER ALERT: Pomerantz Law Firm Investigates Claims On Behalf of Investors of W.W. Grainger, Inc. GWW GlobeNewswire
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10:14AM  The Zacks Analyst Blog Highlights: W.W. Grainger and Fastenal Zacks
10:08AM  VF Earnings, Revenue beat in Q3
07:55AM  Detailed Research: Economic Perspectives on W.W. Grainger, Jabil, Grand Canyon Education, Sage Therapeutics, H. B. Fuller, and Jazz Pharmaceuticals What Drives Growth in Today's Competitive Landscape GlobeNewswire
Oct-18-18 10:24AM  Zacks Earnings Trends Highlights: W.W. Grainger and Fastenal Zacks
07:05AM  The tariff effect on earnings CNBC Videos
Oct-17-18 11:42AM  Edited Transcript of GWW earnings conference call or presentation 16-Oct-18 3:00pm GMT Thomson Reuters StreetEvents
10:19AM  SHAREHOLDER ALERT: Levi & Korsinsky, LLP Notifies Investors of an Investigation Involving Possible Securities Fraud Violations by Certain Officers and Directors of W.W. Grainger, Inc. GlobeNewswire
09:31AM  Company News For Oct 17, 2018 Zacks
Oct-16-18 05:45PM  SHAREHOLDER ALERT: Pomerantz Law Firm Investigates Claims On Behalf of Investors of W.W. Grainger, Inc. - GWW PR Newswire -11.95%
05:39PM  SHAREHOLDER ALERT: Bronstein, Gewirtz & Grossman, LLC Announces Investigation of W.W. Grainger, Inc. (GWW) PR Newswire
04:31PM  Why Domino's Pizza, Innophos Holdings, and W.W. Grainger Slumped Today Motley Fool
03:48PM  5 Stocks Moving After Tuesday's Pre-Market Earnings Zacks
11:51AM  WW Grainger Stock Slides on Q3 Revenue Miss InvestorPlace
10:18AM  Grainger (GWW) Q3 Earnings Beat, Revenues Miss Estimates Zacks
09:25AM  W.W. Grainger (GWW) Q3 Earnings Surpass Estimates Zacks
08:21AM  W.W. Grainger: 3Q Earnings Snapshot Associated Press
08:00AM  Grainger Reports Results For The 2018 Third Quarter PR Newswire
07:27AM  Should You Be Tempted To Sell WW Grainger Inc (NYSE:GWW) At Its Current PE Ratio? Simply Wall St.
Oct-15-18 02:38PM  Q3 Earnings Preview: W W Grainger Benzinga
Oct-12-18 09:52AM  Is a Surprise Coming for W.W. Grainger (GWW) This Earnings Season? Zacks
09:49AM  Focus on Digital Marketing to Aid Grainger (GWW) Q3 Earnings Zacks
Oct-11-18 09:12AM  Century Aluminum Extends Power Contract for Mt. Holly Smelter Zacks
08:42AM  Should You Get Rid of Actuant (ATU) Now? Zacks
Oct-09-18 10:30AM  W.W. Grainger (GWW) Q3 Earnings Preview: What's in the Cards? Zacks
Oct-05-18 01:02PM  How WW Grainger Inc (NYSE:GWW) Delivered A Better ROE Than Its Industry Simply Wall St.
Oct-04-18 09:27AM  Manufacturing Activity on a Roll: 5 Industrial Stock Picks Zacks
Oct-02-18 09:40AM  Is W.W. Grainger (GWW) Stock Outpacing Its Industrial Products Peers This Year? Zacks
Oct-01-18 10:56AM  Here's Why You Should Add Grainger (GWW) Stock Right Away Zacks
Sep-27-18 09:30AM  MSM vs. GWW: Which Stock Is the Better Value Option? Zacks
Sep-24-18 10:10AM  Why the Earnings Surprise Streak Could Continue for W.W. Grainger (GWW) Zacks
Sep-20-18 07:28AM  The Zacks Analyst Blog Highlights: American Woodmark, Guess', Rocky Brands, W.W. Grainger and Caterpillar Zacks
Sep-19-18 07:44AM  Wall Street Resilient to Trade Jitters: Top 5 Gainers Zacks
W.W. Grainger, Inc. distributes maintenance, repair, and operating (MRO) products and services in the United States, Canada, Europe, Japan, Mexico, and internationally. The company provides material handling equipment, safety and security supplies, lighting and electrical products, power and hand tools, pumps and plumbing supplies, cleaning and maintenance supplies, and metalworking tools, as well as gloves, ladders, motors, and janitorial supplies. It also offers inventory management and technical support services. The company provides its products through branches, sales and service representatives, contact centers, distribution centers, and catalogs, as well as through e-commerce platform. It serves small and mid-sized businesses, large corporations, government entities, and other institutions. 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
Merriwether Deidra CSr. VP (See Remarks)Feb 21Sale310.1327184,0455,092Feb 22 10:45 AM
Macpherson Donald GChairman and CEOFeb 21Sale310.032,317718,34842,546Feb 22 10:36 AM
HOWARD JOHN LSr. VP and General CounselFeb 21Sale310.091,211375,51543,217Feb 22 10:35 AM
HOWARD JOHN LSr. VP and General CounselAug 22Option Exercise149.0214,9902,233,81058,207Aug 23 08:35 AM
HOWARD JOHN LSr. VP and General CounselAug 22Sale368.2014,9905,519,34643,217Aug 23 08:35 AM
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