NYSE:GGG - Graco Stock Price, News, & Analysis

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$46.58 +1.02 (+2.24 %)
(As of 02/19/2019 02:09 AM ET)
Previous Close$45.56
Today's Range$45.8091 - $46.60
52-Week Range$37.36 - $48.33
Volume1.40 million shs
Average Volume654,983 shs
Market Capitalization$7.75 billion
P/E Ratio24.78
Dividend Yield1.40%
Beta1
Graco Inc. designs, manufactures, and markets systems and equipment used to move, measure, control, dispense, and spray fluid and powder materials worldwide. Its Industrial segment offers proportioning systems that are used to spray polyurethane foam and polyurea coatings; vapor-abrasive blasting equipment; equipment that pumps, meters, mixes, and dispenses sealant, adhesive, and composite materials; and gel coat equipment, chop and wet-out systems, resin transfer molding systems, and applicators. This segment also provides liquid finishing equipment; paint circulating and supply pumps; paint circulating advanced control systems; plural component coating proportioners; spare parts and accessories; and powder finishing products to coat powder finishing on metals under the Gema name. Its Process segment offers pumps to move chemicals, water, wastewater, petroleum, food, and other fluids; pressure valves used in the oil and natural gas industry, other industrial processes, and research facilities; and chemical injection pumping solutions for injection of chemicals into producing oil wells and pipelines. This segment also supplies pumps, hose reels, meters, valves, and accessories for fast oil change facilities, service garages, fleet service centers, automobile dealerships, auto parts stores, truck builders, and heavy equipment service centers; and systems, components, and accessories for the automatic lubrication of bearings, gears, and generators in industrial and commercial equipment, compressors, turbines, and on- and off-road vehicles. Its Contractor segment offers sprayers to apply paint to walls and other structures; and viscous coatings to roofs, and markings on roads, parking lots, athletic fields, and floors. It primarily sells its products through distributors, original equipment manufacturers, home center channels; and directly to end-users. The company was founded in 1926 and is headquartered in Minneapolis, Minnesota.

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Industry, Sector and Symbol

Industry Pumps & pumping equipment
Sub-IndustryIndustrial Machinery
SectorIndustrial Products
CUSIP38410910
Phone612-623-6000

Debt

Price-To-Earnings

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$1.65 billion
Cash Flow$2.3002 per share
Book Value$4.52 per share

Profitability

Net Income$341.05 million

Miscellaneous

Employees3,500
Market Cap$7.75 billion
OptionableOptionable

Graco (NYSE:GGG) Frequently Asked Questions

What is Graco's stock symbol?

Graco trades on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) under the ticker symbol "GGG."

How often does Graco pay dividends? What is the dividend yield for Graco?

Graco announced a quarterly dividend on Monday, December 10th. Stockholders of record on Tuesday, January 22nd will be paid a dividend of $0.16 per share on Wednesday, February 6th. This represents a $0.64 annualized dividend and a dividend yield of 1.37%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Friday, January 18th. This is a boost from Graco's previous quarterly dividend of $0.13. View Graco's Dividend History.

When did Graco's stock split? How did Graco's stock split work?

Graco shares split on the morning of Thursday, December 28th 2017. The 3-1 split was announced on Friday, December 8th 2017. The newly issued shares were payable to shareholders after the closing bell on Wednesday, December 27th 2017. An investor that had 100 shares of Graco stock prior to the split would have 300 shares after the split.

How were Graco's earnings last quarter?

Graco Inc. (NYSE:GGG) issued its quarterly earnings data on Monday, January, 28th. The industrial products company reported $0.43 earnings per share for the quarter, hitting analysts' consensus estimates of $0.43. The industrial products company earned $406.40 million during the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $404.14 million. Graco had a net margin of 20.63% and a return on equity of 43.67%. The business's revenue was up 8.4% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same quarter in the prior year, the business posted $0.34 EPS. View Graco's Earnings History.

When is Graco's next earnings date?

Graco is scheduled to release their next quarterly earnings announcement on Wednesday, April 24th 2019. View Earnings Estimates for Graco.

What price target have analysts set for GGG?

6 brokers have issued 1 year target prices for Graco's shares. Their predictions range from $45.00 to $49.00. On average, they expect Graco's stock price to reach $46.50 in the next year. This suggests that the stock has a possible downside of 0.2%. View Analyst Price Targets for Graco.

What is the consensus analysts' recommendation for Graco?

6 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Graco in the last year. There are currently 6 hold ratings for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Hold." View Analyst Ratings for Graco.

Has Graco been receiving favorable news coverage?

Media headlines about GGG stock have been trending positive on Tuesday, according to InfoTrie Sentiment. The research firm identifies positive and negative news coverage by reviewing more than six thousand news and blog sources in real-time. The firm ranks coverage of publicly-traded companies on a scale of -5 to 5, with scores closest to five being the most favorable. Graco earned a media sentiment score of 2.3 on InfoTrie's scale. They also assigned news coverage about the industrial products company a news buzz of 6.0 out of 10, meaning that recent news coverage is somewhat likely to have an impact on the stock's share price in the next few days.

Who are some of Graco's key competitors?

Some companies that are related to Graco include Xylem (XYL), IDEX (IEX), Flowserve (FLS), ITT (ITT), Colfax (CFX), Gorman-Rupp (GRC) and Ampco-Pittsburgh (AP).

Who are Graco's key executives?

Graco's management team includes the folowing people:
  • Mr. Patrick J. McHale, Pres, CEO & Director (Age 58)
  • Mr. Mark W. Sheahan, CFO & Treasurer (Age 55)
  • Mr. Dale D. Johnson, Pres of Worldwide Contractor Equipment Division (Age 65)
  • Mr. Jeffrey P. Johnson, Pres of New Ventures (Age 59)
  • Mr. Christian E. Rothe, Pres of Worldwide Applied Fluid Technologies Division (Age 45)

Who are Graco's major shareholders?

Graco's stock is owned by a variety of of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional investors include BlackRock Inc. (8.85%), Fiera Capital Corp (6.26%), Kayne Anderson Rudnick Investment Management LLC (4.28%), Mairs & Power INC (3.28%), Atlanta Capital Management Co. L L C (2.02%) and Oregon Public Employees Retirement Fund (1.67%). Company insiders that own Graco stock include Angela F Wordell, Brian J Zumbolo, Caroline M Chambers, Charles L Rescorla, Christian E Rothe, Dale D Johnson, Daniel Stolyarov, David M Ahlers, David M Lowe, Elena Polyakova, Eric Etchart, Jack W Eugster, Jeffrey P Johnson, Karen Park Gallivan, Lee R Mitau, Mark D Eberlein, Mark W Sheahan, Martha A M Morfitt, Patrick J Mchale, Peter J O'shea, Sant R William Van, Timothy R White and William J Carroll. View Institutional Ownership Trends for Graco.

Which institutional investors are selling Graco stock?

GGG stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including MERIAN GLOBAL INVESTORS UK Ltd, Atlanta Capital Management Co. L L C, Los Angeles Capital Management & Equity Research Inc., Gamco Investors INC. ET AL, First Trust Advisors LP, Two Sigma Advisers LP, Fiera Capital Corp and Candriam Luxembourg S.C.A.. Company insiders that have sold Graco company stock in the last year include Angela F Wordell, Caroline M Chambers, Eric Etchart, Jack W Eugster, Jeffrey P Johnson, Patrick J Mchale, Sant R William Van, Timothy R White and William J Carroll. View Insider Buying and Selling for Graco.

Which institutional investors are buying Graco stock?

GGG stock was acquired by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Oregon Public Employees Retirement Fund, Kayne Anderson Rudnick Investment Management LLC, WINTON GROUP Ltd, Confluence Investment Management LLC, Dimensional Fund Advisors LP, Summit Global Investments, WCM Investment Management LLC and Rhumbline Advisers. View Insider Buying and Selling for Graco.

How do I buy shares of Graco?

Shares of GGG can be purchased through any online brokerage account. Popular online brokerages with access to the U.S. stock market include Vanguard Brokerage Services, TD Ameritrade, E*TRADE, Scottrade, Fidelity and Charles Schwab.

What is Graco's stock price today?

One share of GGG stock can currently be purchased for approximately $46.58.

How big of a company is Graco?

Graco has a market capitalization of $7.75 billion and generates $1.65 billion in revenue each year. The industrial products company earns $341.05 million in net income (profit) each year or $1.88 on an earnings per share basis. Graco employs 3,500 workers across the globe.

What is Graco's official website?

The official website for Graco is http://www.graco.com.

How can I contact Graco?

Graco's mailing address is 88 - 11TH AVENUE N.E., MINNEAPOLIS MN, 55413. The industrial products company can be reached via phone at 612-623-6000 or via email at [email protected]


MarketBeat Community Rating for Graco (NYSE GGG)

Community Ranking:  2.3 out of 5 (star star)
Outperform Votes:  283 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  333 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  616
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This page was last updated on 2/19/2019 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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