Graco Company Profile (NYSE:GGG)

About Graco

Graco logoGraco Inc. (Graco) is a manufacturing company. The Company designs, manufactures and markets equipment to pump, meter, mix and dispense fluid and powder materials. The Company operates through three segments: Industrial, Process and Contractor. The Industrial segment markets equipment and pre-engineered packages for moving and applying paints, coatings, sealants, adhesives and other fluids. The Process segment markets pumps, valves, meters and accessories to move and dispense chemicals, oil and natural gas, water, wastewater, petroleum, food, lubricants and other fluids. The Contractor segment markets sprayers for architectural coatings for painting, corrosion control, texture and line striping. Its equipment is used in the construction, automotive, mining, oil and natural gas, process, public works and other industries. Graco sells its products in North, Central and South America (the Americas), Europe, Middle East and Africa (EMEA) and Asia Pacific.

Industry, Sector and Symbol:
  • Sector: Industrial Products
  • Industry: Diversified Machinery
  • Sub-Industry: Industrial Machinery
  • Exchange: NYSE
  • Symbol: GGG
  • CUSIP: 38410910
Key Metrics:
  • Previous Close: $91.16
  • 50 Day Moving Average: $88.89
  • 200 Day Moving Average: $80.09
  • 52-Week Range: $69.33 - $92.53
  • Trailing P/E Ratio: 130.06
  • Foreward P/E Ratio: 22.97
  • P/E Growth: 2.75
  • Market Cap: $5.15B
  • Outstanding Shares: 55,744,000
  • Beta: 1.27
  • Net Margins: 3.06%
  • Return on Equity: 31.04%
  • Return on Assets: 14.55%
  • Debt-to-Equity Ratio: 0.53%
  • Current Ratio: 2.83%
  • Quick Ratio: 1.70%
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Analyst Ratings

Consensus Ratings for Graco (NYSE:GGG) (?)
Ratings Breakdown: 9 Hold Ratings
Consensus Rating:Hold (Score: 2.00)
Consensus Price Target: $84.22 (8.79% downside)

Analysts' Ratings History for Graco (NYSE:GGG)
DateFirmActionRatingPrice TargetDetails
2/1/2017RBC Capital MarketsSet Price TargetSector Perform$81.00 -> $85.00View Rating Details
2/1/2017Royal Bank of CanadaBoost Price TargetSector Perform$81.00 -> $85.00View Rating Details
2/1/2017WunderlichDowngradeBuy -> Hold$90.00View Rating Details
9/6/2016Deutsche Bank AGInitiated CoverageHold$83.00View Rating Details
7/21/2016William BlairDowngradeOutperform -> Market Perform$89.00 -> $78.00View Rating Details
5/25/2016KeyCorpInitiated CoverageSector WeightView Rating Details
4/14/2016SunTrust Banks, Inc.DowngradeBuy -> Neutral$85.00View Rating Details
4/4/2016SidotiDowngradeBuy -> Neutral$92.00View Rating Details
3/22/2016Seaport Global SecuritiesDowngradeAccumulate -> Neutral$80.00View Rating Details
3/22/2016Citigroup Inc.DowngradeNeutral$80.00View Rating Details
1/26/2016Oppenheimer Holdings, Inc.Reiterated RatingMarket PerformView Rating Details
9/15/2015Alembic Global AdvisorsInitiated CoverageNeutral$70.00View Rating Details
4/24/2015BMO Capital MarketsLower Price TargetMarket Perform$76.00 -> $75.00View Rating Details
(Data available from 2/25/2015 forward)


Earnings History for Graco (NYSE:GGG)
DateQuarterConsensus EstimateActual EPSRevenue EstimateActual RevenueRelease LinkConference CallDetails
1/30/2017Q416$0.86$1.00$326.05 million$349.10 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
10/19/2016Q316$0.89$0.95$331.66 million$327.20 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
7/20/2016Q216$1.00$0.89$352.49 million$348.10 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
4/20/2016Q116$0.76$0.70$308.83 million$304.90 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
1/25/2016Q415$0.78$0.93$315.68 million$325.60 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
10/21/2015Q315$0.84$0.86$320.52 million$319.00 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
7/22/2015Q215$0.87$1.05$336.80 million$335.50 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
4/22/2015Q115$0.79$1.14$309.85 million$306.50 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
1/26/2015Q414$0.84$0.80$299.85 million$306.00 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
10/22/2014Q314$0.94$0.97$303.70 million$302.60 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
7/23/2014Q214$0.99$1.07$30.93 billion$322.50 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
4/23/2014Q114$0.82$0.81$282.11 million$290.00 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
1/28/2014Q413$0.77$0.71$270.69 million$271.90 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
10/24/2013Q313$0.83$0.89$272.80 million$277.04 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
7/24/2013Q2 2013$0.85$0.92$281.29 million$286.00 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
4/24/2013Q1 2013$0.73$0.84$271.60 million$269.10 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
1/28/2013Q4 2012$0.60$0.68$251.24 million$253.70 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
10/24/2012$0.70$0.60ViewN/AView Earnings Details
7/25/2012$0.68$0.56ViewN/AView Earnings Details
4/25/2012$0.61$0.58ViewN/AView Earnings Details
1/30/2012$0.51$0.50ViewN/AView Earnings Details
7/27/2011$0.66$0.61ViewN/AView Earnings Details
4/27/2011$0.44$0.61ViewN/AView Earnings Details
1/31/2011$0.41$0.44ViewN/AView Earnings Details
(Data available from 1/1/2011 forward)


Earnings Estimates for Graco (NYSE:GGG)
Current Year EPS Consensus Estimate: $3.72 EPS
Next Year EPS Consensus Estimate: $4.02 EPS
QuarterNumber of EstimatesLow EstimateHigh EstimateAverage Estimate
Q1 20167$0.72$0.80$0.75
Q2 20168$0.96$1.08$1.00
Q3 20166$0.88$0.96$0.91
Q4 20166$0.86$0.89$0.87
Q1 20175$0.73$0.78$0.75
Q2 20175$0.93$1.03$0.97
Q3 20175$0.95$1.02$0.99
Q4 20175$0.98$1.03$1.01
Q1 20182$0.75$0.80$0.78
Q2 20182$0.98$1.04$1.01
Q3 20182$1.05$1.08$1.07
Q4 20182$1.05$1.08$1.07
(Data provided by Zacks Investment Research)


Current Dividend Information for Graco (NYSE:GGG)
Annual Dividend:$1.44
Dividend Yield:1.56%
Dividend Growth:9.70% (3 Year Average)
Payout Ratio:202.82% (Based on Trailing 12 Months of Earnings)
38.71% (Based on Current Year Consensus EPS Estimate)
35.82% (Based on Next Year Consensus EPS Estimate)
Track Record:12 Years of Consecutive Dividend Growth

Dividend History for Graco (NYSE:GGG)
AnnouncedPeriodAmountYieldEx-Dividend DateRecord DatePayable Date
(Data available from 1/1/2013 forward)

Insider Trades

Insider Trading History for Graco (NYSE:GGG)
Insider Ownership Percentage: 5.60%
Institutional Ownership Percentage: 88.67%
Transaction DateInsider NameTitleBuy/SellNumber of SharesAverage Share PriceTotal TransactionDetails
2/23/2017Eric EtchartDirectorSell402$92.10$37,024.20View SEC Filing  
2/21/2017Karen Park GallivanVPSell13,250$92.00$1,219,000.00View SEC Filing  
2/21/2017William J CarrollDirectorSell740$91.77$67,909.80View SEC Filing  
2/9/2017Sant R William VanDirectorSell8,600$90.82$781,052.00View SEC Filing  
2/3/2017Lee R MitauDirectorSell3,600$90.37$325,332.00View SEC Filing  
2/2/2017David M LoweVPSell22,500$89.08$2,004,300.00View SEC Filing  
12/7/2016Martha A M MorfittDirectorSell7,100$83.00$589,300.00View SEC Filing  
11/16/2016William J CarrollDirectorSell3,600$81.37$292,932.00View SEC Filing  
11/15/2016Caroline M ChambersVPSell8,000$81.98$655,840.00View SEC Filing  
11/14/2016Karen Park GallivanVPSell10,000$80.00$800,000.00View SEC Filing  
11/10/2016Mark W SheahanVPSell47,000$79.13$3,719,110.00View SEC Filing  
9/8/2016Patrick J MchaleInsiderSell11,500$74.19$853,185.00View SEC Filing  
6/2/2016Charles L RescorlaVPSell22,500$81.73$1,838,925.00View SEC Filing  
5/12/2016Sant R William VanDirectorSell14,700$81.00$1,190,700.00View SEC Filing  
3/11/2016Bernard J MoreauVPSell3,080$81.29$250,373.20View SEC Filing  
3/9/2016Jack W EugsterDirectorSell1,799$81.56$146,726.44View SEC Filing  
3/7/2016David M AhlersVPSell23,500$81.88$1,924,180.00View SEC Filing  
2/29/2016Peter J O'sheaVPSell8,700$77.76$676,512.00View SEC Filing  
2/26/2016Elena PolyakovaDirectorBuy10,000$0.22$2,164.00
2/23/2016J Kevin GilliganDirectorSell8,600$77.06$662,716.00View SEC Filing  
2/22/2016Bernard J MoreauVPSell4,600$78.00$358,800.00View SEC Filing  
2/19/2016Sant R. William VanDirectorSell1,800$76.00$136,800.00View SEC Filing  
2/18/2016Bernard J. MoreauVPSell4,000$76.52$306,080.00View SEC Filing  
2/18/2016Jack W. EugsterDirectorSell2,324$75.91$176,414.84View SEC Filing  
2/17/2016Karen Park GallivanVPSell5,000$76.32$381,600.00View SEC Filing  
2/17/2016Lee R. MitauDirectorSell3,600$76.58$275,688.00View SEC Filing  
2/4/2016Dale D. JohnsonVPSell17,811$72.45$1,290,406.95View SEC Filing  
2/3/2016William J. CarrollDirectorSell4,559$69.18$315,391.62View SEC Filing  
2/1/2016Mark W SheahanVPBuy592$69.53$41,161.76View SEC Filing  
11/3/2015Peter J. O'sheaVPSell3,000$74.41$223,230.00View SEC Filing  
10/28/2015Karen Park GallivanVPSell5,000$73.00$365,000.00View SEC Filing  
10/26/2015Caroline M. ChambersVPSell4,000$72.60$290,400.00View SEC Filing  
5/15/2015William J CarrollDirectorSell3,000$73.78$221,340.00View SEC Filing  
4/30/2015Ian Mcculloch KlassenDirectorBuy26,500$0.71$18,815.00
3/24/2015Ian Mcculloch KlassenDirectorSell9,500$0.84$7,980.00
12/4/2014David M LoweVPSell22,500$80.75$1,816,875.00View SEC Filing  
12/3/2014Brian J ZumboloVPSell14,500$81.00$1,174,500.00View SEC Filing  
12/2/2014Sant R William VanDirectorSell7,900$79.95$631,605.00View SEC Filing  
12/1/2014Caroline M ChambersVPSell2,000$79.68$159,360.00View SEC Filing  
11/25/2014James A GranerCFOSell22,500$80.00$1,800,000.00View SEC Filing  
11/25/2014Karen Park GallivanVPSell28,000$80.00$2,240,000.00View SEC Filing  
10/27/2014Patrick J MchaleCEOSell45,000$75.72$3,407,400.00View SEC Filing  
9/3/2014James A GranerCFOSell15,000$78.00$1,170,000.00View SEC Filing  
9/3/2014Sant R William VanDirectorSell3,600$78.00$280,800.00View SEC Filing  
8/25/2014William J CarrollDirectorSell6,988$77.10$538,774.80View SEC Filing  
8/1/2014Mark D EberleinVPSell1,722$73.23$126,102.06View SEC Filing  
7/30/2014Mark D EberleinVPSell11,100$76.61$850,371.00View SEC Filing  
2/19/2014Mark EberleinVPSell2,300$76.39$175,697.00View SEC Filing  
12/4/2013Dale JohnsonVPSell27,000$76.00$2,052,000.00View SEC Filing  
11/14/2013Lee MitauDirectorSell3,600$78.58$282,888.00View SEC Filing  
11/8/2013Dyke William VanDirectorSell3,000$76.40$229,200.00View SEC Filing  
9/18/2013Karen Park GallivanVPSell45,000$73.00$3,285,000.00View SEC Filing  
8/8/2013Caroline ChambersVPSell2,000$71.59$143,180.00View SEC Filing  
8/5/2013James GranerCFOSell7,998$74.02$592,011.96View SEC Filing  
8/1/2013James GranerCFOSell1,061$74.11$78,630.71View SEC Filing  
8/1/2013Mark W SheahanVPSell52,500$73.39$3,852,975.00View SEC Filing  
5/29/2013Lee R MitauDirectorSell3,000$63.10$189,300.00View SEC Filing  
5/23/2013Brian J ZumboloVPSell35,477$61.15$2,169,418.55View SEC Filing  
5/20/2013Bernard J MoreauVPSell7,000$62.93$440,510.00View SEC Filing  
5/17/2013Caroline M ChambersVPSell2,000$62.33$124,660.00View SEC Filing  
5/16/2013William J CarrollDirectorSell1,700$62.00$105,400.00View SEC Filing  
5/9/2013Jack W EugsterDirectorSell3,000$61.89$185,670.00View SEC Filing  
8/10/2012Patrick J MchaleCEOSell14,100$50.00$705,000.00View SEC Filing  
(Data available from 1/1/2013 forward)


Latest Headlines for Graco (NYSE:GGG)
DateHeadline logoGRACO INC Financials (NYSE:GGG) - February 24 at 6:39 PM
News IconLineLazer® 3400 Airless Line Striper with improved chassis design. (NYSE:GGG) - February 24 at 11:01 AM logoInsider Trading Activity Graco Inc. (NYSE:GGG) – Director Sold 402 shares of Stock (NYSE:GGG) - February 24 at 11:01 AM logoGraco Rebrands and Redesigns Airlessco™ Airless Sprayer Line (NYSE:GGG) - February 22 at 5:39 PM logoGraco Launches Upgraded LineLazer® 3400 Airless Line Striper (NYSE:GGG) - February 20 at 4:57 PM logoGraco Announces Regular Quarterly Dividend (NYSE:GGG) - February 17 at 3:59 PM logoGraco Launches Breakthrough LineLazer® ES 1000 Electric Airless Striper (NYSE:GGG) - February 16 at 10:24 PM
News IconDirector of Graco Inc (NYSE:GGG), Van Sant R William, sells 8,600 shares worth $781,027 (NYSE:GGG) - February 10 at 4:15 AM logoGraco : Applied Fluid Technology Division Introduces Rewards Program and New Products for the Spray Foam and Polyurea Industry (NYSE:GGG) - February 3 at 10:50 PM logoGraco's Applied Fluid Technology Division Introduces Rewards Program and New Products for the Spray Foam and Polyurea Industry (NYSE:GGG) - February 2 at 5:58 PM logoGraco downgraded by Wunderlich (NYSE:GGG) - February 1 at 6:04 PM logoGraco Downgraded At 24x Earnings (NYSE:GGG) - February 1 at 6:04 PM logoEdited Transcript of GGG earnings conference call or presentation 31-Jan-17 4:00pm GMT (NYSE:GGG) - February 1 at 4:09 AM logoGraco Targets Low Single-digit Organic Sales Growth In 2017 - Quick Facts (NYSE:GGG) - January 31 at 11:05 PM logoGraco's (GGG) CEO Patrick McHale on Q4 2016 Results - Earnings Call Transcript (NYSE:GGG) - January 31 at 11:05 PM logoGraco Inc Q4 Profit Advances 8% (NYSE:GGG) - January 30 at 11:07 PM logoGraco Reports Record Fourth Quarter and Full-Year Sales (NYSE:GGG) - January 30 at 6:07 PM logo4:17 pm Graco beats by $0.14, beats on revs; sees FY17 organic sales growth on a constant currency basis in the low single-digits (NYSE:GGG) - January 30 at 6:07 PM logoGraco reports 4Q loss (NYSE:GGG) - January 30 at 6:06 PM logoQ4 2016 Graco Earnings Release - After Market Close (NYSE:GGG) - January 30 at 11:50 AM logoIndustrial Product Q4 Earnings Due on Jan 30: GGG, IEX, PKG (NYSE:GGG) - January 27 at 7:19 PM logoGraco Names Dale Johnson President of its Worldwide Contractor Equipment Division (NYSE:GGG) - January 27 at 7:19 PM logoGraco Inc. : annual earnings release (NYSE:GGG) - January 25 at 4:42 PM
News IconGraco INC (GGG) Shareholder Quantum Capital Management LLC Has Increased Position as Market Valuation Declined (NYSE:GGG) - January 24 at 6:07 PM logoGraco Launches Patented RAC X™ Fine Finish Low Pressure (FF LP) SwitchTips™ (NYSE:GGG) - January 18 at 5:49 PM logoGraco Inc. Announces Fourth Quarter 2016 Earnings Conference Call (NYSE:GGG) - January 6 at 5:57 PM logoGGG) Files An 8-K Entry into a Material Definitive Agreement (NYSE:GGG) - December 21 at 3:13 AM logoGRACO INC Files SEC form 8-K, Entry into a Material Definitive Agreement (NYSE:GGG) - December 20 at 10:35 AM logoCompact Strollers That Make Traveling a Breeze (NYSE:GGG) - December 15 at 11:02 PM logoGraco : Assigned Ornamental Design Patent (NYSE:GGG) - December 14 at 11:04 PM logoGraco Inc. (NYSE:GGG) Files An 8-K Amendments to Articles of Incorporation or Bylaws; Change in Fiscal Year (NYSE:GGG) - December 12 at 5:34 PM
News IconShould You Add Graco Inc. (GGG) to Your Portfolio? (NYSE:GGG) - December 12 at 5:03 PM logoGraco Inc. (NASDAQ:GGG) Files An 8-K Amendments to Articles of Incorporation or Bylaws; Change in Fiscal Year (NYSE:GGG) - December 11 at 10:45 AM logoGraco Increases Regular Quarterly Dividend by 9 Percent (NYSE:GGG) - December 9 at 5:40 PM logo11:14 am Graco increases quarterly dividend to $0.36/share from $0.33/share (NYSE:GGG) - December 9 at 5:40 PM logoGRACO INC Files SEC form 8-K, Amendments to Articles of Inc. or Bylaws; Change in Fiscal Year, Financial Statements a (NYSE:GGG) - December 9 at 5:40 PM
News IconInsider Reported By SEC: Why Martha Morfitt Unloaded 7,100 Stock of Graco Inc. (NYSE:GGG)? (NYSE:GGG) - December 8 at 11:08 AM
News IconInsider Heat: Mark Sheahan Sold 47,000 Shares of Graco Inc. (NYSE:GGG) (NYSE:GGG) - November 11 at 4:44 PM logoETF’s with exposure to Graco, Inc. : October 27, 2016 (NYSE:GGG) - October 27 at 5:18 PM logoGraco, Inc. :GGG-US: Earnings Analysis: Q3, 2016 By the Numbers : October 26, 2016 (NYSE:GGG) - October 26 at 5:16 PM logoGraco, Inc. : GGG-US: Dividend Analysis : October 17th, 2016 (record date) : By the numbers : October 26, 2016 (NYSE:GGG) - October 26 at 5:16 PM logoGraco's (GGG) CEO Pat McHale on Q3 2016 Results - Earnings Call Transcript (NYSE:GGG) - October 21 at 5:18 PM logoGraco (GGG) Shares Cross Above 200 DMA (NYSE:GGG) - October 21 at 5:18 PM logoEdited Transcript of GGG earnings conference call or presentation 20-Oct-16 3:00pm GMT (NYSE:GGG) - October 21 at 8:19 AM logoThese 5 Stocks Are About to Turn Toxic (NYSE:GGG) - October 21 at 8:19 AM logoGraco Inc Earnings Call scheduled for 11:00 am ET today (NYSE:GGG) - October 20 at 10:41 AM logoGraco : beats 3Q profit forecasts (NYSE:GGG) - October 19 at 5:34 PM logoGraco Reports Third Quarter Results (NYSE:GGG) - October 19 at 5:34 PM logoGraco Inc Q3 Earnings Advance 11% (NYSE:GGG) - October 19 at 5:34 PM logoGraco beats 3Q profit forecasts (NYSE:GGG) - October 19 at 5:34 PM


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, February 17th. Shareholders of record on Monday, April 17th will be given a dividend of $0.36 per share on Wednesday, May 3rd. This represents a $1.44 annualized dividend and a yield of 1.56%. The ex-dividend date is Wednesday, April 12th.

Where is Graco's stock going? Where will Graco's stock price be in 2017?

9 equities research analysts have issued 12 month price targets for Graco's shares. Their predictions range from $78.00 to $92.00. On average, they expect Graco's share price to reach $84.22 in the next year.

When will Graco announce their earnings?

Graco is scheduled to release their next quarterly earnings announcement on Wednesday, April, 26th 2017.

Who owns Graco stock?

Graco's stock is owned by many different of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional investors include Fiera Capital Corp (4.97%), Atlanta Capital Management Co. L L C (4.49%), State Street Corp (2.55%), Gamco Investors INC. ET AL (2.42%), Burgundy Asset Management Ltd. (1.05%) and Russell Investments Group Ltd. (0.89%). Company insiders that own Graco stock include Bernard J Moreau, Caroline M Chambers, Charles L Rescorla, Dale D Johnson, David M Ahlers, David M Lowe, Elena Polyakova, Eric Etchart, Ian Mcculloch Klassen, J Kevin Gilligan, Jack W Eugster, Karen Park Gallivan, Lee R Mitau, Mark W Sheahan, Martha A M Morfitt, Patrick J Mchale, Peter J O'shea, Sant R William Van and William J Carroll.

Who sold Graco stock? Who is selling Graco stock?

Graco's stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Columbia Wanger Asset Management LLC, State Street Corp, Baird Financial Group Inc., Gabelli Funds LLC, Janus Capital Management LLC, Prudential PLC, Guggenheim Capital LLC and Disciplined Growth Investors Inc. MN. Company insiders that have sold Graco stock in the last year include Bernard J Moreau, Caroline M Chambers, Charles L Rescorla, David M Ahlers, David M Lowe, Eric Etchart, Jack W Eugster, Karen Park Gallivan, Lee R Mitau, Mark W Sheahan, Martha A M Morfitt, Patrick J Mchale, Peter J O'shea, Sant R William Van and William J Carroll.

Who bought Graco stock? Who is buying Graco stock?

Graco's stock was bought by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Russell Investments Group Ltd., Atlanta Capital Management Co. L L C, Fiera Capital Corp, Burgundy Asset Management Ltd., JNBA Financial Advisors, Dimensional Fund Advisors LP, Bayesian Capital Management LP and Wexford Capital LP. Company insiders that have bought Graco stock in the last two years include Elena Polyakova, Ian Mcculloch Klassen and Mark W Sheahan.

How do I buy Graco stock?

Shares of Graco can be purchased through any online brokerage account. Popular online brokerages include Vanguard Brokerage Services, TD Ameritrade, E*TRADE, Scottrade, Fidelity and Charles Schwab.

How much does a share of Graco stock cost?

One share of Graco stock can currently be purchased for approximately $92.34.

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Last Updated on 2/25/2017 by Staff