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Graco Stock Forecast, Price & News

$77.06
+0.66 (+0.86 %)
(As of 05/14/2021 03:59 PM ET)
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Today's Range
$76.20
$77.38
50-Day Range
$69.41
$78.60
52-Week Range
$41.79
$79.37
Volume10,229 shs
Average Volume772,880 shs
Market Capitalization$13.06 billion
P/E Ratio44.29
Dividend Yield1.01%
Beta0.56
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About Graco

Graco Inc. designs, manufactures, and markets systems and equipment used to move, measure, control, dispense, and spray fluid and powder materials worldwide. The company's Industrial segment offers proportioning systems to spray polyurethane foam and polyurea coatings; 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. It 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 and SAT brands. The company's Process segment offers pumps to move and dispense chemicals, oil and natural gas, water, wastewater, petroleum, food, lubricants, 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. It 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. The company's Contractor segment offers sprayers to apply paint to walls and other structures; and viscous coatings to roofs, as well as markings on roads, parking lots, athletic fields, and floors. The company sells its products through distributors, original equipment manufacturers, and home center channels; and directly to end-users. The company was incorporated in 1926 and is headquartered in Minneapolis, Minnesota.

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Industry, Sector and Symbol

Industry Pumps & pumping equipment
Sub-IndustryIndustrial Machinery
CUSIP38410910
Phone(612) 623-6000
Employees3,700
Year Founded1926

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$1.65 billion
Cash Flow$2.33 per share
Book Value$6.15 per share

Profitability

Net Income$343.85 million

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Price-To-Earnings

Miscellaneous

Market Cap$13.06 billion
Next Earnings Date7/28/2021 (Estimated)
OptionableOptionable

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MarketRank

Overall MarketRank

1.75 out of 5 stars

Industrial Products Sector

82nd out of 396 stocks

Pumps & Pumping Equipment Industry

3rd out of 8 stocks

Analyst Opinion: 1.3Community Rank: 2.3Dividend Strength: 1.7Insider Behavior: 1.7Valuation: 1.9 5 -4 -3 -2 -1 -
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Graco (NYSE:GGG) Frequently Asked Questions

Is Graco a buy right now?

6 Wall Street research analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Graco in the last year. There are currently 3 hold ratings and 3 buy ratings for the stock. The consensus among Wall Street research analysts is that investors should "buy" Graco stock.
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What stocks does MarketBeat like better than Graco?

Wall Street analysts have given Graco a "Buy" 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 drop in short interest in April. As of April 15th, there was short interest totaling 1,670,000 shares, a drop of 28.6% from the March 31st total of 2,340,000 shares. Based on an average daily volume of 841,400 shares, the days-to-cover ratio is currently 2.0 days.
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When is Graco's next earnings date?

Graco is scheduled to release its next quarterly earnings announcement on Wednesday, July 28th 2021.
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How were Graco's earnings last quarter?

Graco Inc. (NYSE:GGG) posted its quarterly earnings results on Tuesday, April, 20th. The industrial products company reported $0.58 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, topping the Thomson Reuters' consensus estimate of $0.50 by $0.08. The industrial products company earned $454.10 million during the quarter, compared to analysts' expectations of $426.13 million. Graco had a trailing twelve-month return on equity of 29.38% and a net margin of 18.88%. Graco's quarterly revenue was up 21.5% on a year-over-year basis. During the same quarter last year, the business earned $0.42 earnings per share.
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How has Graco's stock been impacted by Coronavirus (COVID-19)?

Graco's stock was trading at $47.93 on March 11th, 2020 when Coronavirus (COVID-19) reached pandemic status according to the World Health Organization (WHO). Since then, GGG stock has increased by 61.3% and is now trading at $77.33.
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How often does Graco pay dividends? What is the dividend yield for Graco?

Graco announced a quarterly dividend on Tuesday, February 16th. Shareholders of record on Monday, April 19th will be given a dividend of $0.1875 per share on Wednesday, May 5th. This represents a $0.75 annualized dividend and a yield of 0.97%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Friday, April 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 1.01%. Graco does not yet have a strock track record of dividend growth. The dividend payout ratio of Graco is 39.47%. This payout ratio is at a healthy, sustainable level, below 75%. Based on earnings estimates, Graco will have a dividend payout ratio of 35.89% 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 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?

6 analysts have issued 1 year target prices for Graco's stock. Their forecasts range from $62.00 to $90.00. On average, they anticipate Graco's share price to reach $76.00 in the next year. This suggests that the stock has a possible downside of 1.7%.
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Who are Graco's key executives?

Graco's management team includes the following people:
  • Mr. Patrick J. McHale, Pres, CEO & Director (Age 60, Pay $1.57M)
  • Mr. Mark W. Sheahan, CFO & Treasurer (Age 57, Pay $712.54k)
  • Mr. Dale D. Johnson, Pres of Worldwide Contractor Equipment Division (Age 67, Pay $903.71k)
  • Mr. Jeffrey P. Johnson, Pres of Electric Motor Division (Age 61, Pay $612.79k)
  • Mr. Christian E. Rothe, Pres of Worldwide Applied Fluid Technologies Division (Age 47, Pay $699.92k)
  • Ms. Angela F. Wordell, Exec. VP of Operations and Pres of the Worldwide Oil & Natural Gas Division (Age 49)
  • Ms. Kathryn L. Schoenrock, Exec. VP, Corp. Controller & Principal Accounting Officer (Age 44)
  • Ms. Karen Park Gallivan, Exec. VP, Gen. Counsel & Corp. Sec. (Age 64)
  • Mr. David M. Ahlers, Exec. VP of HR & Corp. Communications (Age 63)
  • Mr. David M. Lowe, Pres of the Worldwide Process Division (Age 64)

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 retail and institutional investors. Top institutional shareholders include BlackRock Inc. (8.90%), Fiera Capital Corp (6.26%), WCM Investment Management LLC (2.88%), Neuberger Berman Group LLC (1.38%), Geode Capital Management LLC (1.34%) and Jackson Square Partners LLC (1.34%). 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 major investors are selling Graco stock?

GGG stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Confluence Investment Management LLC, Fiera Capital Corp, Quantum Capital Management LLC NJ, Royce & Associates LP, Cadinha & Co. LLC, Arrowstreet Capital Limited Partnership, Baird Financial Group Inc., and Brinker Capital Investments LLC. Company insiders that have sold Graco company stock in the last year include Angela F Wordell, 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, Karen Park Gallivan, Lee R Mitau, Mark W Sheahan, Martha A M Morfitt, Patrick J Mchale, Sant R William Van, and Timothy R White.
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Which major investors are buying Graco stock?

GGG stock was purchased by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Assenagon Asset Management S.A., BlackRock Inc., Mirae Asset Global Investments Co. Ltd., Renaissance Technologies LLC, JPMorgan Chase & Co., Nicholas Company Inc., Allianz Asset Management GmbH, and WCM Investment Management LLC.
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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 $77.33.

How much money does Graco make?

Graco has a market capitalization of $13.10 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.

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 5/14/2021 by MarketBeat.com Staff
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