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Graco Stock Forecast, Price & News

$66.99
+0.85 (+1.29 %)
(As of 12/4/2020 12:00 AM ET)
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Today's Range
$66.29
Now: $66.99
$67.25
50-Day Range
$61.01
MA: $65.98
$69.08
52-Week Range
$38.43
Now: $66.99
$69.91
Volume570,915 shs
Average Volume764,393 shs
Market Capitalization$11.22 billion
P/E Ratio38.50
Dividend Yield1.06%
Beta0.55
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. It primarily sells its products through distributors, original equipment manufacturers, and home center channels; and directly to end-users. The company was founded in 1926 and is headquartered in Minneapolis, Minnesota.
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Beat the Market (BTM) Rank

Analyst Opinion: 1.2Community Rank: 2.3Dividend Strength: 1.7Insider Behavior: 1.7Valuation: 1.3 5 -4 -3 -2 -1 -

Overall Beat the Market Rank

1.61 out of 5 stars


Industry, Sector and Symbol

Industry Pumps & pumping equipment
Sub-IndustryIndustrial Machinery
CUSIP38410910
Phone612-623-6000
Employees3,700

Debt

Price-To-Earnings

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$1.65 billion
Cash Flow$2.21 per share
Book Value$6.96 per share

Profitability

Net Income$343.85 million

Miscellaneous

Market Cap$11.22 billion
Next Earnings Date1/25/2021 (Estimated)
OptionableOptionable
$66.99
+0.85 (+1.29 %)
(As of 12/4/2020 12:00 AM ET)
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Graco (NYSE:GGG) Frequently Asked Questions

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 (WHO). Since then, GGG shares have increased by 39.8% and is now trading at $66.99.
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Do Wall Street analysts recommend investors buy shares of Graco?

6 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Graco in the last year. There are currently 4 hold ratings and 2 buy ratings for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Hold."
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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 short-term opportunities in the market. Some of MarketBeat's winning trading ideas this year have resulted in 5-15% weekly gains. MarketBeat just released five new trading ideas, but Graco wasn't one of them. MarketBeat thinks these five stocks may be even better buys.
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When is Graco's next earnings date?

Graco is scheduled to release its next quarterly earnings announcement on Monday, January 25th 2021.
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How were Graco's earnings last quarter?

Graco Inc. (NYSE:GGG) released its earnings results on Wednesday, October, 21st. The industrial products company reported $0.59 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, topping analysts' consensus estimates of $0.42 by $0.17. The industrial products company had revenue of $439.30 million for the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $385.17 million. Graco had a return on equity of 29.38% and a net margin of 18.88%. The firm's revenue for the quarter was up 9.7% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same period in the prior year, the company posted $0.45 earnings per share.
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How often does Graco pay dividends? What is the dividend yield for Graco?

Graco declared a quarterly dividend on Monday, September 21st. Stockholders of record on Monday, October 19th will be given a dividend of $0.175 per share on Wednesday, November 4th. This represents a $0.70 annualized dividend and a dividend yield of 1.04%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Friday, October 16th.
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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 distributed 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.

What price target have analysts set for GGG?

6 brokers have issued 1-year price targets for Graco's stock. Their forecasts range from $45.00 to $72.00. On average, they expect Graco's stock price to reach $59.80 in the next year. This suggests that the stock has a possible downside of 10.7%.
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Are investors shorting Graco?

Graco saw a increase in short interest in the month of November. As of November 15th, there was short interest totaling 2,090,000 shares, an increase of 15.5% from the October 31st total of 1,810,000 shares. Based on an average daily trading volume, of 579,500 shares, the short-interest ratio is currently 3.6 days. Approximately 1.3% of the shares of the stock are short sold.
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Who are some of Graco's key competitors?

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).

Who are Graco's key executives?

Graco's management team includes the following people:
  • Mr. Patrick J. McHale, Pres, CEO & Director (Age 59, Pay $1.27M)
  • Mr. Mark W. Sheahan, CFO & Treasurer (Age 56, Pay $575.31k)
  • Mr. Dale D. Johnson, Pres of Worldwide Contractor Equipment Division (Age 66, Pay $734.17k)
  • Mr. Jeffrey P. Johnson, Pres of Electric Motor Division (Age 60, Pay $527.39k)
  • Mr. Christian E. Rothe, Pres of Worldwide Applied Fluid Technologies Division (Age 46, Pay $576.17k)
  • Ms. Angela F. Wordell, Exec. VP of Operations and Pres of the Worldwide Oil & Natural Gas Division (Age 48)
  • Ms. Kathryn L. Schoenrock, Exec. VP, Corp. Controller & Principal Accounting Officer (Age 43)
  • Ms. Karen Park Gallivan, Exec. VP, Gen. Counsel & Corp. Sec. (Age 63)
  • Mr. David M. Ahlers, Exec. VP of HR & Corp. Communications (Age 62)
  • Mr. David M. Lowe, Pres of the Worldwide Process Division (Age 63)

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 many different retail and institutional investors. Top institutional investors include BlackRock Inc. (8.46%), State Street Corp (3.18%), WCM Investment Management LLC (2.40%), Confluence Investment Management LLC (1.52%), Jackson Square Partners LLC (1.41%) and Neuberger Berman Group LLC (1.40%). 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, 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, 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., State Street Corp, Schonfeld Strategic Advisors LLC, Schonfeld Strategic Advisors LLC, Wells Fargo & Company MN, Lateef Investment Management L.P., Public Employees Retirement System of Ohio, and Janney Montgomery Scott LLC. Company insiders that have sold Graco company stock in the last year include Angela F Wordell, Bernard J Moreau, Brian J Zumbolo, Caroline M Chambers, Christian E Rothe, Dale D Johnson, David M Ahlers, 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, Timothy R White, and William J Carroll.
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Which institutional investors are buying Graco stock?

GGG stock was acquired by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Allianz Asset Management GmbH, WCM Investment Management LLC, Arrowstreet Capital Limited Partnership, Morgan Stanley, ExodusPoint Capital Management LP, Neuberger Berman Group LLC, Voloridge Investment Management LLC, and Azimuth Capital 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 Vanguard Brokerage Services, TD Ameritrade, E*TRADE, Robinhood, Fidelity, and Charles Schwab.

What is Graco's stock price today?

One share of GGG stock can currently be purchased for approximately $66.99.

How big of a company is Graco?

Graco has a market capitalization of $11.22 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. Graco employs 3,700 workers across the globe.

What is Graco's official website?

The official website for Graco is 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]

This page was last updated on 12/5/2020 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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