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

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$42.60 -0.11 (-0.26 %)
(As of 12/13/2018 04:00 PM ET)
Previous Close$42.71
Today's Range$42.58 - $43.15
52-Week Range$37.36 - $49.69
Volume872,326 shs
Average Volume728,961 shs
Market Capitalization$6.96 billion
P/E Ratio29.79
Dividend Yield1.27%
Beta1.2
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
Current SymbolNYSE:GGG
Previous Symbol
CUSIP38410910
Phone612-623-6000

Debt

Debt-to-Equity Ratio0.33
Current Ratio2.77
Quick Ratio1.71

Price-To-Earnings

Trailing P/E Ratio29.79
Forward P/E Ratio22.66
P/E Growth2.78

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$1.47 billion
Price / Sales4.81
Cash Flow$1.7839 per share
Price / Cash Flow23.88
Book Value$4.29 per share
Price / Book9.93

Profitability

EPS (Most Recent Fiscal Year)$1.43
Net Income$252.41 million
Net Margins18.73%
Return on Equity42.19%
Return on Assets21.41%

Miscellaneous

Employees3,500
Outstanding Shares166,440,000
Market Cap$6.96 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 declared a quarterly dividend on Monday, December 10th. Investors of record on Tuesday, January 22nd will be given a dividend of $0.16 per share on Wednesday, February 6th. This represents a $0.64 dividend on an annualized basis and a yield of 1.50%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Friday, January 18th. This is an increase 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 before market open on Thursday, December 28th 2017. The 3-1 split was announced on Friday, December 8th 2017. The newly minted shares were issued to shareholders after the market closes 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) released its quarterly earnings data on Wednesday, October, 24th. The industrial products company reported $0.50 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, topping analysts' consensus estimates of $0.46 by $0.04. The industrial products company had revenue of $415.94 million for the quarter, compared to analysts' expectations of $403.62 million. Graco had a return on equity of 42.19% and a net margin of 18.73%. View Graco's Earnings History.

When is Graco's next earnings date?

Graco is scheduled to release their next quarterly earnings announcement on Monday, February 4th 2019. View Earnings Estimates for Graco.

How can I listen to Graco's earnings call?

Graco will be holding an earnings conference call on Tuesday, January 29th 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?

7 Wall Street analysts have issued 1 year price targets for Graco's stock. Their forecasts range from $45.00 to $55.00. On average, they anticipate Graco's share price to reach $49.2778 in the next year. This suggests a possible upside of 15.7% from the stock's current price. View Analyst Price Targets for Graco.

What is the consensus analysts' recommendation for Graco?

7 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Graco in the last year. There are currently 6 hold ratings and 1 buy rating for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Hold." View Analyst Ratings for Graco.

Has Graco been receiving favorable news coverage?

News coverage about GGG stock has trended somewhat positive recently, according to InfoTrie. The research firm rates the sentiment of media coverage by analyzing more than six thousand news and blog sources in real time. The firm ranks coverage of publicly-traded companies on a scale of negative five to positive five, with scores nearest to five being the most favorable. Graco earned a media sentiment score of 2.0 on InfoTrie's scale. They also gave news articles about the industrial products company a news buzz of 10.0 out of 10, meaning that recent media coverage is extremely likely to have an effect on the company's share price in the immediate future.

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 many different of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional investors include Vanguard Group Inc. (10.18%), Vanguard Group Inc (10.18%), BlackRock Inc. (8.80%), Atlanta Capital Management Co. L L C (2.33%), Gamco Investors INC. ET AL (1.56%) and Bank of New York Mellon Corp (1.38%). 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 Los Angeles Capital Management & Equity Research Inc., Capital World Investors, MERIAN GLOBAL INVESTORS UK Ltd, Vanguard Group Inc., Vanguard Group Inc, Renaissance Technologies LLC, First Quadrant L P CA and Schroder Investment Management Group. Company insiders that have sold Graco company stock in the last year include Caroline M Chambers, Christian E Rothe, Eric Etchart, Jack W Eugster, Jeffrey P Johnson, Karen Park Gallivan, 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 WCM Investment Management CA, Capital International Investors, JPMorgan Chase & Co., JPMorgan Chase & Co., Cornerstone Wealth Management LLC, American Century Companies Inc., Morgan Stanley and Marshall Wace LLP. 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 $42.60.

How big of a company is Graco?

Graco has a market capitalization of $6.96 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:  279 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  322 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  601
MarketBeat's community ratings are surveys of what our community members think about Graco and other stocks. Vote "Outperform" if you believe GGG will outperform the S&P 500 over the long term. Vote "Underperform" if you believe GGG will underperform the S&P 500 over the long term. You may vote once every thirty days.
This page was last updated on 12/13/2018 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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