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NYSE:GGGGraco Stock Price, Forecast & News

$52.59
+1.82 (+3.58 %)
(As of 06/5/2020 04:00 PM ET)
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Today's Range
$51.86
Now: $52.59
$52.89
50-Day Range
$43.62
MA: $46.06
$49.54
52-Week Range
$38.43
Now: $52.59
$56.99
Volume820,879 shs
Average Volume679,015 shs
Market Capitalization$8.76 billion
P/E Ratio27.53
Dividend Yield1.38%
Beta0.58
Graco, Inc. is a manufacturing company, which designs, manufactures and markets systems and equipment used to move, measure, control, dispense and spray fluid and powder materials. It operates through the following segments: Industrial, Contractor and Process. The Industrial segment includes the Applied Fluid Technologies division, Industrial Products division and Process division. It 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 & natural gas, water, wastewater, petroleum, food, lubricants and other fluids. The Contractor segment equipment includes sprayers that apply texture to walls and ceilings, highly viscous coatings to roofs and markings on roads, parking lots, athletic fields and floors. Graco was founded by Russell Gray and Leil Gray in April 1926 and is headquartered in Minneapolis, MN.
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Beat the Market (BTM) Rank

Analyst Opinion: 1.0Community Rank: 2.3Dividend Strength: 5.0Insider Behavior: 1.0Valuation: 1.3 5 -4 -3 -2 -1 -

Overall Beat the Market Rank

2.11 out of 5 stars


Industry, Sector and Symbol

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

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Price-To-Earnings

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$1.65 billion
Cash Flow$2.32 per share
Book Value$6.15 per share

Profitability

Net Income$343.85 million

Miscellaneous

Employees3,700
Market Cap$8.76 billion
Next Earnings Date7/22/2020 (Estimated)
OptionableOptionable

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Graco (NYSE:GGG) Frequently Asked Questions

How has Graco's stock been impacted by COVID-19 (Coronavirus)?

Graco's stock was trading at $47.93 on March 11th, 2020 when Coronavirus reached pandemic status according to the World Health Organization (WHO). Since then, GGG stock has increased by 9.7% and is now trading at $52.59. View which stocks have been most impacted by Coronavirus.

Do Wall Street analysts recommend investors buy shares of Graco?

4 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Graco in the last year. There are currently 4 hold ratings for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Hold." View analyst ratings for Graco.

When is Graco's next earnings date?

Graco is scheduled to release its next quarterly earnings announcement on Wednesday, July 22nd 2020. View our earnings forecast for Graco.

How were Graco's earnings last quarter?

Graco Inc. (NYSE:GGG) posted its earnings results on Wednesday, April, 22nd. The industrial products company reported $0.38 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, missing analysts' consensus estimates of $0.44 by $0.06. The industrial products company had revenue of $373.60 million for the quarter, compared to analysts' expectations of $386.49 million. Graco had a net margin of 20.43% and a return on equity of 31.40%. The firm's revenue was down 7.7% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same quarter in the previous year, the company posted $0.51 earnings per share. View Graco's earnings history.

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

Graco declared a quarterly dividend on Friday, February 14th. Investors of record on Monday, April 20th will be paid a dividend of $0.175 per share on Wednesday, May 6th. This represents a $0.70 dividend on an annualized basis and a dividend yield of 1.33%. The ex-dividend date is Friday, April 17th. View Graco's dividend history.

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

Graco's stock split on Thursday, December 28th 2017. The 3-1 split was announced on Friday, December 8th 2017. The newly created 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.

What price target have analysts set for GGG?

4 analysts have issued twelve-month price targets for Graco's stock. Their forecasts range from $43.00 to $47.00. On average, they expect Graco's share price to reach $45.00 in the next year. This suggests that the stock has a possible downside of 14.4%. View analysts' price targets for Graco.

Has Graco been receiving favorable news coverage?

Headlines about GGG stock have been trending somewhat positive on Sunday, according to InfoTrie. InfoTrie scores the sentiment of media coverage by monitoring more than six thousand news and blog sources in real-time. The firm ranks coverage of companies on a scale of -5 to 5, with scores nearest to five being the most favorable. Graco earned a coverage optimism score of 1.0 on InfoTrie's scale. They also assigned press coverage 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 stock's share price in the near term. View the latest news aboutGraco.

Are investors shorting Graco?

Graco saw a increase in short interest in the month of May. As of May 15th, there was short interest totaling 3,330,000 shares, an increase of 9.9% from the April 30th total of 3,030,000 shares. Based on an average daily volume of 1,010,000 shares, the days-to-cover ratio is currently 3.3 days. Currently, 2.0% of the company's stock are sold short. View Graco's Current Options Chain.

Who are some of Graco's key competitors?

What other stocks do shareholders of Graco own?

Based on aggregate information from My MarketBeat watchlists, some companies that other Graco investors own include AbbVie (ABBV), Alibaba Group (BABA), AT&T (T), Ecolab (ECL), 3M (MMM), Sherwin-Williams (SHW), Exxon Mobil (XOM), Boeing (BA), Cisco Systems (CSCO) and Consolidated Edison (ED).

Who are Graco's key executives?

Graco's management team includes the following people:
  • Patrick J. McHale, President, Chief Executive Officer & Director
  • Angela F. Wordell, Vice President-Operations
  • Mark WIlliam Sheahan, Chief Financial Officer & Treasurer
  • Caroline M. Chambers, Controller & Executive VP-Information Systems
  • Karen Park Gallivan, Secretary, Executive VP & General Counsel

What is Graco's stock symbol?

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

Who are Graco's major shareholders?

Graco's stock is owned by a number of institutional and retail investors. Top institutional shareholders include BlackRock Inc. (8.84%), Fiera Capital Corp (6.90%), State Street Corp (3.73%), WCM Investment Management LLC (2.00%), Atlanta Capital Management Co. L L C (1.61%) and Bank of New York Mellon Corp (1.42%). Company insiders that own Graco stock include Angela F Wordell, Bernard J Moreau, Caroline M Chambers, Dale D Johnson, David M Ahlers, J Kevin Gilligan, 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, Timothy R White and William J Carroll. View institutional ownership trends for Graco.

Which major investors are selling Graco stock?

GGG stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Atlanta Capital Management Co. L L C, BlackRock Inc., Gamco Investors INC. ET AL, Principal Financial Group Inc., Paloma Partners Management Co, UBS Group AG, Russell Investments Group Ltd., and Invesco Ltd.. Company insiders that have sold Graco company stock in the last year include Bernard J Moreau, Caroline M Chambers, Dale D Johnson, David M Ahlers, Jack W Eugster, Jeffrey P Johnson, Lee R Mitau, Mark D Eberlein, Martha A M Morfitt, Patrick J Mchale, Peter J O'shea, and William J Carroll. View insider buying and selling activity for Graco.

Which major investors are buying Graco stock?

GGG stock was purchased by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including State Street Corp, Vontobel Asset Management Inc., TimesSquare Capital Management LLC, Smith Asset Management Group LP, WCM Investment Management LLC, Schroder Investment Management Group, Skandinaviska Enskilda Banken AB publ , and Skandinaviska Enskilda Banken AB publ. View insider buying and selling activity 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, Robinhood, Fidelity, and Charles Schwab.

What is Graco's stock price today?

One share of GGG stock can currently be purchased for approximately $52.59.

How big of a company is Graco?

Graco has a market capitalization of $8.76 billion and generates $1.65 billion in revenue each year. The industrial products company earns $343.85 million in net income (profit) each year or $1.90 on an earnings per share basis. Graco employs 3,700 workers across the globe.

What is Graco's official website?

The official website for Graco is 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]

This page was last updated on 6/7/2020 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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