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NYSE:GGG

Graco - GGG Stock Forecast, Price & News

$69.79
-0.18 (-0.26%)
(As of 12/1/2022 12:00 AM ET)
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Today's Range
$69.21
$70.72
50-Day Range
$59.94
$70.65
52-Week Range
$56.48
$81.09
Volume
1.41 million shs
Average Volume
691,543 shs
Market Capitalization
$11.76 billion
P/E Ratio
26.64
Dividend Yield
1.20%
Price Target
$69.50

Graco MarketRank™ Forecast

Analyst Rating
Hold
2.33 Rating Score
Upside/​Downside
0.4% Downside
$69.50 Price Target
Short Interest
Healthy
1.68% of Float Sold Short
Dividend Strength
Strong
Based on Four Factors
Sustainability
-2.18
Upright™ Environmental Score
News Sentiment
0.40mentions of Graco in the last 14 days
Based on 3 Articles This Week
Insider Trading
Selling Shares
$1.52 M Sold Last Quarter
Proj. Earnings Growth
6.56%
From $2.59 to $2.76 Per Share

Overall MarketRank

MarketRank is calculated as an average of available category scores, with extra weight given to analysis and valuation.

2.20 out of 5 stars

Industrial Products Sector

106th out of 183 stocks

Pumps & Pumping Equipment Industry

5th out of 7 stocks

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About Graco (NYSE:GGG) Stock

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, and precision dispensing solutions. 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, 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. It 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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GGG Company Calendar

Last Earnings
10/19/2021
Ex-Dividend for 11/2 Dividend
10/14/2022
Dividend Payable
11/02/2022
Today
12/01/2022
Fiscal Year End
12/31/2022
Next Earnings (Estimated)
1/30/2023

Industry, Sector and Symbol

Industry
Pumps & pumping equipment
Sub-Industry
Industrial Machinery
CUSIP
38410910
Employees
3,800
Year Founded
1926

Price Target and Rating

Average Stock Price Forecast
$69.50
High Stock Price Forecast
$77.00
Low Stock Price Forecast
$61.00
Forecasted Upside/Downside
-0.4%
Consensus Rating
Hold
Rating Score (0-4)
2.33
Research Coverage
5 Analysts

Profitability

Net Income
$439.87 million
Pretax Margin
25.42%

Debt

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales
$1.99 billion
Cash Flow
$2.90 per share
Book Value
$10.61 per share

Miscellaneous

Free Float
162,597,000
Market Cap
$11.76 billion
Optionable
Optionable
Beta
0.81

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Key Executives

  • Mr. Mark W. SheahanMr. Mark W. Sheahan (Age 58)
    Pres, CEO & Director
    Comp: $1.67M
  • Mr. David M. LoweMr. David M. Lowe (Age 65)
    CFO & Treasurer
    Comp: $1.13M
  • Mr. Dale D. JohnsonMr. Dale D. Johnson (Age 68)
    Pres of Worldwide Contractor Equipment Division
    Comp: $1.09M
  • Mr. Jeffrey P. Johnson (Age 62)
    Pres of Electric Motor Division
    Comp: $824.77k
  • Mr. Christian E. RotheMr. Christian E. Rothe (Age 48)
    Pres of Worldwide Industrial Division
    Comp: $1.06M
  • Ms. Angela F. WordellMs. Angela F. Wordell (Age 49)
    Exec. VP of Operations
  • Christopher Knutson
    Director of Treasury, Investor Relations and Regional Controller South & Central America
  • Mr. Joseph J. Humke
    Exec. VP, Gen. Counsel & Corp. Sec.
  • Mr. David M. AhlersMr. David M. Ahlers (Age 64)
    Exec. VP of HR & Corp. Communications
  • Mr. Inge Grasdal
    Exec. VP of Corp. Devel.













GGG Stock - Frequently Asked Questions

Should I buy or sell Graco stock right now?

5 Wall Street research analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Graco in the last twelve months. There are currently 4 hold ratings and 1 buy rating for the stock. The consensus among Wall Street research analysts is that investors should "hold" GGG shares. 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 is Graco's stock price forecast for 2023?

5 brokers have issued 12-month price targets for Graco's stock. Their GGG share price forecasts range from $61.00 to $77.00. On average, they expect the company's share price to reach $69.50 in the next year. This suggests that the stock has a possible downside of 0.4%.
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How have GGG shares performed in 2022?

Graco's stock was trading at $80.62 on January 1st, 2022. Since then, GGG stock has decreased by 13.4% and is now trading at $69.79.
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Are investors shorting Graco?

Graco saw a decline in short interest in the month of November. As of November 15th, there was short interest totaling 2,810,000 shares, a decline of 9.6% from the October 31st total of 3,110,000 shares. Based on an average trading volume of 786,300 shares, the short-interest ratio is currently 3.6 days. Approximately 1.7% of the shares of the stock are short sold.
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When is Graco's next earnings date?

The company is scheduled to release its next quarterly earnings announcement on Monday, January 30th 2023.
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How were Graco's earnings last quarter?

Graco Inc. (NYSE:GGG) released its earnings results on Tuesday, October, 19th. The industrial products company reported $0.57 earnings per share for the quarter, missing analysts' consensus estimates of $0.63 by $0.06. The industrial products company earned $486.70 million during the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $490.27 million. Graco had a trailing twelve-month return on equity of 25.74% and a net margin of 21.37%. The business's quarterly revenue was up 10.8% on a year-over-year basis. During the same period in the prior year, the firm posted $0.59 earnings per share.

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

Graco announced a quarterly dividend on Friday, September 23rd. Investors of record on Monday, October 17th will be paid a dividend of $0.21 per share on Wednesday, November 2nd. This represents a $0.84 annualized dividend and a dividend yield of 1.20%. The ex-dividend date is Friday, October 14th.
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Is Graco a good dividend stock?

Graco (NYSE:GGG) pays an annual dividend of $0.84 per share and currently has a dividend yield of 1.20%. The company has been increasing its dividend for 24 consecutive years, indicating the company has a strong committment to maintain and grow its dividend. The dividend payout ratio is 32.06%. This payout ratio is at a healthy, sustainable level, below 75%. Based on earnings estimates, GGG will have a dividend payout ratio of 30.43% next year. This indicates that the company will be able to sustain or increase its dividend.
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When did Graco's stock split?

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 minted shares were payable to shareholders after the market closes on Wednesday, December 27th 2017. An investor that had 100 shares of stock prior to the split would have 300 shares after the split.

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

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

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), 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 variety of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional shareholders include Vanguard Group Inc. (9.84%), BlackRock Inc. (8.55%), Fiera Capital Corp (5.74%), Kayne Anderson Rudnick Investment Management LLC (4.30%), State Street Corp (4.02%) and WCM Investment Management LLC (3.53%). Insiders that own company 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, Timothy R White and William J Carroll.
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How do I buy shares of Graco?

Shares of GGG stock 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 $69.79.

How much money does Graco make?

Graco (NYSE:GGG) has a market capitalization of $11.76 billion and generates $1.99 billion in revenue each year. The industrial products company earns $439.87 million in net income (profit) each year or $2.62 on an earnings per share basis.

How many employees does Graco have?

The company employs 3,800 workers across the globe.

Does Graco have any subsidiaries?
The following companies are subsidiares of Graco: ASM Company Inc., Alco Valves Group, Ecoquip Inc., Electric Torque Machines Inc, GFEC Free Zone Uruguay S.A., GFEC Uruguay S.A., GG Manufacturing s.r.l., Gema (Shanghai) Co. Ltd., Gema Europe s.r.l., Gema México Powder Finishing S. de R.L. de C.V., Gema Switzerland GmbH, Gema USA Inc., GeoBlaster Equipment Sales & Services Inc., Geotechnical Instruments (U.K.) Limited, GlasCraft Inc., Graco Australia Pty Ltd, Graco BV, Graco Canada Inc., Graco Chile SpA, Graco Colombia S.A.S., Graco Distribution BV, Graco Finance Hong Kong Limited, Graco Fluid Equipment (Shanghai) Co. Ltd., Graco Fluid Equipment (Suzhou) Co. Ltd., Graco Fluid Handling (D) Inc., Graco Fluid Handling (H) Inc., Graco Fluid Handling (I) Inc., Graco Global Holdings, Graco GmbH, Graco High Pressure Equipment Inc., Graco Hong Kong Limited, Graco India Private Limited, Graco International Holdings, Graco K.K., Graco Korea Inc., Graco Limited, Graco Malaysia Sdn. Bhd., Graco Minnesota Inc., Graco Ohio Inc., Graco S.A.S., Graco Serviços e Importação de Máquinas e Equipamentos em Geral Ltda., Graco Solutions Inc., Graco Trading (Shanghai) Co. Ltd., Gusmer Europe S.L., Illinois Tool Works Inc. finishing businesses, Landtec North America Inc., Liquid Control Corporation, Lubriquip Inc., Multimaq-Pistolas e Equipamentos Para Pintura Ltda., Q.E.D. Environmental Systems Inc., Q.E.D. Environmental Systems Limited, SAT (Surface Aluminium Technologies) S.r.l., Smith Manufacturing, Smith Surface Preparation Systems Inc., Staffordshire Hydraulic Services Limited, and White Knight Fluid Handling Inc..
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How can I contact Graco?

Graco's mailing address is 88 - 11TH AVENUE N.E., MINNEAPOLIS MN, 55413. The official website for the company is www.graco.com. The industrial products company can be reached via phone at (612) 623-6000, via email at msheahan@graco.com, or via fax at 651-450-4033.

This page (NYSE:GGG) was last updated on 12/2/2022 by MarketBeat.com Staff