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

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$39.84 -0.55 (-1.36 %)
(As of 10/19/2018 01:03 AM ET)
Previous Close$40.39
Today's Range$39.65 - $40.35
52-Week Range$39.26 - $49.69
Volume1.23 million shs
Average Volume684,386 shs
Market Capitalization$7.75 billion
P/E Ratio28.05
Dividend Yield1.31%
Beta1.09
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

Stock Exchange NYSE
Industry Pumps & pumping equipment
Sub-IndustryIndustrial Machinery
SectorIndustrial Products
SymbolNYSE:GGG
CUSIP38410910
Phone612-623-6000

Debt

Debt-to-Equity Ratio0.42
Current Ratio2.65
Quick Ratio1.64

Price-To-Earnings

Trailing P/E Ratio28.05
Forward P/E Ratio21.65
P/E Growth2.91

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$1.47 billion
Price / Sales4.52
Cash Flow$1.5062 per share
Price / Cash26.45
Book Value$4.29 per share
Price / Book9.29

Profitability

EPS (Most Recent Fiscal Year)$1.43
Net Income$252.41 million
Net Margins18.07%
Return on Equity40.67%
Return on Assets20.39%

Miscellaneous

Employees3,500
Outstanding Shares167,150,000
Market Cap$7.75 billion

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 declared a quarterly dividend on Friday, September 21st. Investors of record on Monday, October 22nd will be given a dividend of $0.1325 per share on Wednesday, November 7th. This represents a $0.53 annualized dividend and a yield of 1.33%. The ex-dividend date is Friday, October 19th. View Graco's Dividend History.

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

Graco's stock split on the morning of Thursday, December 28th 2017. The 3-1 split was announced on Friday, December 8th 2017. The newly minted shares were distributed 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 results on Wednesday, July, 25th. The industrial products company reported $0.48 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, missing the Zacks' consensus estimate of $0.50 by $0.02. The industrial products company earned $424.60 million during the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $421.19 million. Graco had a return on equity of 40.67% and a net margin of 18.07%. The company's quarterly revenue was up 11.9% on a year-over-year basis. During the same period in the prior year, the firm earned $1.38 earnings per share. View Graco's Earnings History.

When is Graco's next earnings date?

Graco is scheduled to release their next quarterly earnings announcement on Wednesday, October 24th 2018. View Earnings Estimates for Graco.

How can I listen to Graco's earnings call?

Graco will be holding an earnings conference call on Thursday, October 25th at 11:00 AM Eastern. Interested parties can register for or listen to the call using this link.

What price target have analysts set for GGG?

9 analysts have issued 12 month price objectives for Graco's shares. Their predictions range from $45.00 to $55.00. On average, they anticipate Graco's share price to reach $48.9048 in the next year. This suggests a possible upside of 22.8% from the stock's current price. View Analyst Price Targets for Graco.

What is the consensus analysts' recommendation for Graco?

9 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Graco in the last year. There are currently 8 hold ratings and 1 buy rating for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Hold." View Analyst Ratings for Graco.

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 57)
  • Mr. Mark W. Sheahan, CFO & Treasurer (Age 54)
  • Mr. Dale D. Johnson, Pres of Worldwide Contractor Equipment Division (Age 64)
  • Mr. Jeffrey P. Johnson, Pres of EMEA (Age 58)
  • Mr. Christian E. Rothe, Pres of Worldwide Applied Fluid Technologies Division (Age 44)

Who are Graco's major shareholders?

Graco's stock is owned by a variety of of institutional and retail investors. Top institutional shareholders include Fenimore Asset Management Inc. (0.56%), MERIAN GLOBAL INVESTORS UK Ltd (0.52%), Clarkston Capital Partners LLC (0.31%), First Manhattan Co. (0.30%), JLB & Associates Inc. (0.18%) and Bank of Montreal Can (0.14%). Company insiders that own Graco stock include 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 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, JLB & Associates Inc., Iberiabank Corp, First Manhattan Co., Clarkston Capital Partners LLC, Dorsey Wright & Associates and Fenimore Asset Management Inc.. Company insiders that have sold Graco company stock in the last year include Caroline M Chambers, Charles L Rescorla, Christian E Rothe, Daniel Stolyarov, Elena Polyakova, Eric Etchart, Jack W Eugster, Jeffrey P Johnson, Karen Park Gallivan, Lee R Mitau, Mark D Eberlein, Mark W Sheahan, Patrick J Mchale, Sant R William Van and William J Carroll. View Insider Buying and Selling for Graco.

Which institutional investors are buying Graco stock?

GGG stock was purchased by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Nisa Investment Advisors LLC, Highland Capital Management LLC, Montrusco Bolton Investments Inc., Smith Shellnut Wilson LLC ADV, Atria Investments LLC and Bank of Montreal Can. 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 $39.84.

How big of a company is Graco?

Graco has a market capitalization of $7.75 billion and generates $1.47 billion in revenue each year. The industrial products company earns $252.41 million in net income (profit) each year or $1.43 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:  271 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  309 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  580
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This page was last updated on 10/19/2018 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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