NYSE:GGG

Graco Stock Forecast, Price & News

$76.23
-0.31 (-0.41 %)
(As of 09/16/2021 12:22 PM ET)
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$75.79
$76.46
50-Day Range
$75.44
$79.71
52-Week Range
$58.78
$80.48
Volume1,598 shs
Average Volume658,498 shs
Market Capitalization$12.94 billion
P/E Ratio29.78
Dividend Yield0.99%
Beta0.6
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About Graco

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 and Industrial Products divisions. 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 and 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. The company was founded by Russell Gray and Leil Gray in April 1926 and is headquartered in Minneapolis, MN.

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2.27 out of 5 stars

Industrial Products Sector

89th out of 240 stocks

Pumps & Pumping Equipment Industry

4th out of 8 stocks

Analyst Opinion: 1.2Community Rank: 4.1Dividend Strength: 1.7Insider Behavior: 2.5Valuation: 1.9 5 -4 -3 -2 -1 -
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Graco (NYSE:GGG) Frequently Asked Questions

Is Graco a buy right now?

5 Wall Street research analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Graco in the last year. There are currently 3 hold ratings and 2 buy ratings for the stock. The consensus among Wall Street research analysts is that investors should "hold" Graco stock. A hold rating indicates that analysts believe investors should maintain any existing positions they have in GGG, but not buy additional shares or sell existing shares.
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What stocks does MarketBeat like better than Graco?

Wall Street analysts have given Graco a "Hold" rating, but there may be better buying opportunities in the stock market. Some of MarketBeat's past winning trading ideas have resulted in 5-15% weekly gains. MarketBeat just released five new stock ideas, but Graco wasn't one of them. MarketBeat thinks these five companies may be even better buys.
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Are investors shorting Graco?

Graco saw a decrease in short interest in the month of August. As of August 13th, there was short interest totaling 1,420,000 shares, a decrease of 17.4% from the July 29th total of 1,720,000 shares. Based on an average daily volume of 567,800 shares, the days-to-cover ratio is currently 2.5 days. Approximately 0.9% of the shares of the stock are sold short.
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When is Graco's next earnings date?

Graco is scheduled to release its next quarterly earnings announcement on Wednesday, October 20th 2021.
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How were Graco's earnings last quarter?

Graco Inc. (NYSE:GGG) released its earnings results on Tuesday, July, 20th. The industrial products company reported $0.62 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, beating the consensus estimate of $0.61 by $0.01. The industrial products company had revenue of $507.16 million for the quarter, compared to analysts' expectations of $478.01 million. Graco had a trailing twelve-month return on equity of 31.42% and a net margin of 23.76%. The business's revenue for the quarter was up 38.2% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same quarter in the previous year, the business posted $0.37 earnings per share.
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How has Graco's stock been impacted by COVID-19 (Coronavirus)?

Graco's stock was trading at $47.93 on March 11th, 2020 when COVID-19 (Coronavirus) reached pandemic status according to the World Health Organization. Since then, GGG stock has increased by 59.0% and is now trading at $76.23.
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How often does Graco pay dividends? What is the dividend yield for Graco?

Graco declared a quarterly dividend on Friday, June 11th. Stockholders of record on Monday, July 19th will be paid a dividend of $0.1875 per share on Wednesday, August 4th. This represents a $0.75 dividend on an annualized basis and a dividend yield of 0.98%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Friday, July 16th.
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Is Graco a good dividend stock?

Graco pays an annual dividend of $0.75 per share and currently has a dividend yield of 0.99%. The dividend payout ratio of Graco is 38.46%. This payout ratio is at a healthy, sustainable level, below 75%. Based on earnings estimates, Graco will have a dividend payout ratio of 27.68% next year. This indicates that Graco will be able to sustain or increase its dividend.
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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 minted shares were payable 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?

5 brokerages have issued 1 year target prices for Graco's shares. Their forecasts range from $62.00 to $90.00. On average, they expect Graco's stock price to reach $77.60 in the next twelve months. This suggests a possible upside of 1.8% from the stock's current price.
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Who are Graco's key executives?

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

What is Patrick J. McHale's approval rating as Graco's CEO?

85 employees have rated Graco CEO Patrick J. McHale on Glassdoor.com. Patrick J. McHale has an approval rating of 93% among Graco's employees. This puts Patrick J. McHale in the top 30% of approval ratings compared to other CEOs of publicly-traded companies.

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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), Pfizer (PFE), Cisco Systems (CSCO), The Procter & Gamble (PG), Archer-Daniels-Midland (ADM), Applied Materials (AMAT), Alibaba Group (BABA), Eastman Chemical (EMN), Kellogg (K) and NVIDIA (NVDA).

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 investors include Vanguard Group Inc. (9.88%), BlackRock Inc. (8.52%), Fiera Capital Corp (6.25%), Kayne Anderson Rudnick Investment Management LLC (4.65%), State Street Corp (3.25%) and WCM Investment Management LLC (2.87%). Company insiders that own Graco stock include Angela F Wordell, Bernard J Moreau, Brian J Zumbolo, Caroline M Chambers, Christian E Rothe, Dale D Johnson, David M Ahlers, David M Lowe, Eric Etchart, 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, Sant R William Van, Timothy R White and William J Carroll.
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Which institutional investors are selling Graco stock?

GGG stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including BlackRock Inc., Goldman Sachs Group Inc., Wells Fargo & Company MN, Renaissance Technologies LLC, Eagle Asset Management Inc., Deutsche Bank AG, New York State Common Retirement Fund, and Confluence Investment Management LLC. Company insiders that have sold Graco company stock in the last year include Brian J Zumbolo, Caroline M Chambers, Christian E Rothe, Dale D Johnson, David M Ahlers, David M Lowe, Eric Etchart, Karen Park Gallivan, Lee R Mitau, Mark W Sheahan, Patrick J Mchale, Sant R William Van, and Timothy R White.
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Which institutional investors are buying Graco stock?

GGG stock was bought by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including State Street Corp, Champlain Investment Partners LLC, Kayne Anderson Rudnick Investment Management LLC, Millennium Management LLC, Allianz Asset Management GmbH, Bank of Nova Scotia, Price T Rowe Associates Inc. MD, and Amalgamated Bank.
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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 WeBull, Vanguard Brokerage Services, TD Ameritrade, E*TRADE, Robinhood, Fidelity, and Charles Schwab.
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What is Graco's stock price today?

One share of GGG stock can currently be purchased for approximately $76.23.

How much money does Graco make?

Graco has a market capitalization of $12.94 billion and generates $1.65 billion in revenue each year. The industrial products company earns $330.46 million in net income (profit) each year or $1.95 on an earnings per share basis.

How many employees does Graco have?

Graco employs 3,700 workers across the globe.

When was Graco founded?

Graco was founded in 1926.

What is Graco's official website?

The official website for Graco is www.graco.com.

Where are Graco's headquarters?

Graco is headquartered at 88 - 11TH AVENUE N.E., MINNEAPOLIS MN, 55413.

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 9/16/2021 by MarketBeat.com Staff
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