NYSE:GGG - Graco Stock Price, Price Target & More

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$45.48 +0.25 (+0.55 %)
(As of 06/22/2018 03:13 PM ET)
Previous Close$45.61
Today's Range$45.23 - $45.65
52-Week Range$34.89 - $49.69
Volume23,299 shs
Average Volume516,480 shs
Market Capitalization$7.68 billion
P/E Ratio31.63
Dividend Yield1.16%
Graco logoGraco 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

Industry Pumps & pumping equipment
Sub-IndustryIndustrial Machinery
SectorIndustrial Products


Debt-to-Equity Ratio0.39
Current Ratio2.55
Quick Ratio1.60


Trailing P/E Ratio31.63
Forward P/E Ratio24.06
P/E Growth2.35

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$1.47 billion
Price / Sales5.17
Cash Flow$1.7392 per share
Price / Cash26.15
Book Value$4.29 per share
Price / Book10.60


EPS (Most Recent Fiscal Year)$1.43
Net Income$252.41 million
Net Margins17.99%
Return on Equity41.12%
Return on Assets20.66%


Outstanding Shares167,610,000

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 announced a quarterly dividend on Friday, June 15th. Investors of record on Sunday, July 15th will be paid a dividend of $0.1325 per share on Wednesday, August 1st. This represents a $0.53 dividend on an annualized basis and a yield of 1.17%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Thursday, July 12th. 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 issued shares were payable 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, April, 25th. The industrial products company reported $0.48 earnings per share for the quarter, beating the Zacks' consensus estimate of $0.41 by $0.07. The industrial products company had revenue of $406.30 million for the quarter, compared to analysts' expectations of $369.61 million. Graco had a return on equity of 41.12% and a net margin of 17.99%. The company's revenue for the quarter was up 19.3% on a year-over-year basis. During the same quarter last year, the company earned $1.05 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, July, 25th 2018. View Earnings Estimates for Graco.

What price target have analysts set for GGG?

10 brokers have issued 12 month price objectives for Graco's stock. Their forecasts range from $33.3333 to $55.00. On average, they expect Graco's share price to reach $46.8333 in the next twelve months. View Analyst Ratings for Graco.

What are Wall Street analysts saying about Graco stock?

Here are some recent quotes from research analysts about Graco stock:
  • 1. According to Zacks Investment Research, "Graco Inc. is a leading provider of premium pumps and spray equipment for fluid handling in the construction, manufacturing, processing and maintenance industries. Headquartered in Minneapolis, Minnesota, Graco works closely with distributors around the world to offer innovative products that set the quality standard for spray finishing, paint circulation, lubrication, sealant and adhesives dispensing, process application, and contractor power equipment. These best-in-class products are manufactured in the U.S. and China and supplied through their distribution centers in Minnesota, Belgium, Japan, Korea, China and Australia. " (5/2/2018)
  • 2. FBR & Co analysts commented, "We are maintaining our Neutral rating on GGG shares but raising our price target from $125 to $140. Graco is seeing organic growth across all business segments and geographies, not only due to favorable end-market conditions but also because it is delivering innovative, value-added products that contribute to a favorable pricing environment. In addition to strong expense leverage generated from higher sales volume, the company’s lean initiatives contribute to further margin expansion. With consistent organic sales growth, growing operating margins, and relatively low capital expenditures, Graco is generating strong free cash flow and increasing ROIC." (10/26/2017)

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

Has Graco been receiving favorable news coverage?

Press coverage about GGG stock has been trending somewhat positive on Friday, Accern Sentiment reports. The research firm identifies negative and positive media coverage by analyzing more than 20 million news and blog sources in real-time. Accern ranks coverage of companies on a scale of -1 to 1, with scores closest to one being the most favorable. Graco earned a media sentiment score of 0.17 on Accern's scale. They also assigned news headlines about the industrial products company an impact score of 45.71 out of 100, indicating that recent media coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an effect on the stock's share price in the near term.

Who are Graco's major shareholders?

Graco's stock is owned by many different of institutional and retail investors. Top institutional investors include BlackRock Inc. (8.61%), Fiera Capital Corp (5.66%), Kayne Anderson Rudnick Investment Management LLC (3.38%), Atlanta Capital Management Co. L L C (2.32%), Gamco Investors INC. ET AL (1.71%) and Neuberger Berman Group LLC (1.45%). 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 Prudential Financial Inc., Millennium Management LLC, Gamco Investors INC. ET AL, Sei Investments Co., Schwartz Investment Counsel Inc., Neuberger Berman Group LLC, GW&K Investment Management LLC and State of Tennessee Treasury Department. Company insiders that have sold Graco company stock in the last year include Caroline M Chambers, Charles L Rescorla, Christian E Rothe, Daniel Stolyarov, David M Ahlers, David M Lowe, Elena Polyakova, Eric Etchart, 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 acquired by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Northern Trust Corp, BlackRock Inc., American Century Companies Inc., Fiera Capital Corp, Kayne Anderson Rudnick Investment Management LLC, Russell Investments Group Ltd., Candriam Luxembourg S.C.A. and Old Mutual Global Investors UK Ltd.. 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 $45.40.

How big of a company is Graco?

Graco has a market capitalization of $7.68 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.

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 (GGG)

Community Ranking:  2.2 out of 5 (star star)
Outperform Votes:  210 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  278 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  488
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This page was last updated on 6/22/2018 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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