NYSE:GGG - Graco Stock Price, News, & Analysis Sign in or create an account to add this stock to your watchlist. Get Started $42.63 -0.47 (-1.09 %) (As of 01/22/2019 11:37 AM ET)Previous Close$43.10Today's Range$42.40 - $42.7552-Week Range$37.36 - $49.69Volume7,016 shsAverage Volume543,231 shsMarket Capitalization$7.17 billionP/E Ratio29.75Dividend Yield1.48%Beta1.11 ProfileDiscussionAnalyst RatingsChartDividendEarningsFinancialsInsider TradesInstitutional OwnershipHeadlinesOptions ChainSEC FilingsSocial Media Share on FacebookShare on TwitterShare on LinkedInShare on RedditShare on StocktwitsPrint this articleShare by Email 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. Receive GGG News and Ratings via Email Sign-up to receive the latest news and ratings for GGG and its competitors with MarketBeat's FREE daily newsletter. Industry, Sector and Symbol Stock Exchange NYSE Industry Pumps & pumping equipment Sub-IndustryIndustrial Machinery SectorIndustrial Products Current SymbolNYSE:GGG Previous Symbol CUSIP38410910 Webwww.graco.com Phone612-623-6000Debt Debt-to-Equity Ratio0.33 Current Ratio2.77 Quick Ratio1.71Price-To-Earnings Trailing P/E Ratio29.75 Forward P/E Ratio22.56 P/E Growth2.66 Sales & Book Value Annual Sales$1.47 billion Price / Sales4.81 Cash Flow$1.7329 per share Price / Cash Flow24.60 Book Value$4.29 per share Price / Book9.94Profitability 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 Shares166,440,000Market Cap$7.17 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. Stockholders of record on Tuesday, January 22nd will be paid a dividend of $0.16 per share on Wednesday, February 6th. This represents a $0.64 dividend on an annualized basis and a dividend yield of 1.50%. The ex-dividend date 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? Shares of Graco 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 distributed 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) issued its quarterly earnings results on Wednesday, October, 24th. The industrial products company reported $0.50 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, beating the Thomson Reuters' consensus estimate of $0.46 by $0.04. The industrial products company earned $415.94 million during the quarter, compared to analysts' expectations of $403.62 million. Graco had a net margin of 18.73% and a return on equity of 42.19%. View Graco's Earnings History. When is Graco's next earnings date? Graco is scheduled to release their next quarterly earnings announcement on Monday, January 28th 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? 6 analysts have issued 1 year target prices for Graco's shares. Their forecasts range from $45.00 to $55.00. On average, they expect Graco's stock price to reach $48.80 in the next year. This suggests a possible upside of 14.3% from the stock's current price. View Analyst Price Targets for Graco. What is the consensus analysts' recommendation for Graco? 6 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Graco in the last year. There are currently 5 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? Media stories about GGG stock have trended very positive on Tuesday, InfoTrie Sentiment Analysis reports. The research group identifies positive and negative press coverage by analyzing 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 3.2 on InfoTrie's scale. They also assigned media stories about the industrial products company a news buzz of 4.0 out of 10, indicating that recent press coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an effect on the stock'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 58)Mr. Mark W. Sheahan, CFO & Treasurer (Age 55)Mr. Dale D. Johnson, Pres of Worldwide Contractor Equipment Division (Age 65)Mr. Jeffrey P. Johnson, Pres of EMEA (Age 59)Mr. Christian E. Rothe, Pres of Worldwide Applied Fluid Technologies Division (Age 45) Who are Graco's major shareholders? Graco's stock is owned by a variety of of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional shareholders include Confluence Investment Management LLC (1.38%), Fenimore Asset Management Inc. (0.60%), Clarkston Capital Partners LLC (0.31%), Retirement Systems of Alabama (0.23%), JLB & Associates Inc. (0.18%) and Nisa Investment Advisors LLC (0.08%). 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 Meeder Asset Management Inc., Nisa Investment Advisors LLC, Clarkston Capital Partners LLC, Retirement Systems of Alabama, Louisiana State Employees Retirement System, CENTRAL TRUST Co, JLB & Associates Inc. and Rockland Trust Co.. Company insiders that have sold Graco company stock in the last year include Caroline M Chambers, 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 Confluence Investment Management LLC, Fenimore Asset Management Inc., Town & Country Bank & Trust CO dba First Bankers Trust CO, Fox Run Management L.L.C., Moody National Bank Trust Division, First Hawaiian Bank, Gateway Investment Advisers LLC and Palisade Asset Management LLC. 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 $42.68. How big of a company is Graco? Graco has a market capitalization of $7.17 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 ( )Outperform Votes: 280 (Vote Outperform)Underperform Votes: 326 (Vote Underperform)Total Votes: 606MarketBeat'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. 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