W.W. Grainger Company Profile (NYSE:GWW)

About W.W. Grainger

W.W. Grainger logoW.W. Grainger, Inc. (Grainger) is a distributor of maintenance, repair and operating (MRO) supplies and other related products and services. The Company offers its products and services to businesses and institutions in the United States and Canada, with presence also in Europe, Asia and Latin America. Grainger operates through two segments: the United States and Canada. The United States segment offers a selection of maintenance, repair and operating supplies, and other related products and services. The Canada segment includes Acklands - Grainger Inc. (Ackland - Grainger), which is a distributor of industrial and safety supplies. The Company's others businesses include The Fabory Group (Fabory), MonotaRO Co. (MonotaRO), Grainger Mexico and Zoro Tools, Inc. (Zoro). Fabory is a European distributor of fasteners, tools and industrial supplies. Zoro is an online distributor of MRO products serving businesses and consumers through its Website, Zoro.com.

Industry, Sector and Symbol:
  • Sector: Industrial Products
  • Industry: Industrial Equipment Wholesale
  • Sub-Industry: Trading Companies & Distributors
  • Exchange: NYSE
  • Symbol: GWW
  • CUSIP: 38480210
Key Metrics:
  • Previous Close: $254.80
  • 50 Day Moving Average: $243.94
  • 200 Day Moving Average: $228.10
  • 52-Week Range: $58,804,000.00 - $201.94
  • Trailing P/E Ratio: 25.83
  • Foreward P/E Ratio: 19.34
  • P/E Growth: 2.88
  • Market Cap: $14.99B
  • Outstanding Shares: 58,804,000
  • Beta: 0.82
Profitability:
  • Net Margins: 5.98%
  • Return on Equity: 32.79%
  • Return on Assets: 12.10%
Debt:
  • Debt-to-Equity Ratio: 0.97%
  • Current Ratio: 1.85%
  • Quick Ratio: 0.99%
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Analyst Ratings

Consensus Ratings for W.W. Grainger (NYSE:GWW) (?)
Ratings Breakdown: 4 Sell Ratings, 7 Hold Ratings, 4 Buy Ratings
Consensus Rating:Hold (Score: 2.00)
Consensus Price Target: $237.46 (6.86% downside)

Analysts' Ratings History for W.W. Grainger (NYSE:GWW)
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DateFirmActionRatingPrice TargetDetails
1/28/2017Wells Fargo & CompanyReiterated RatingMarket PerformView Rating Details
1/27/2017Stifel NicolausBoost Price TargetHold$245.00 -> $266.00View Rating Details
1/26/2017Barclays PLCReiterated RatingEqual Weight$226.00 -> $239.00View Rating Details
1/26/2017Deutsche Bank AGUpgradeSell -> Hold$194.00 -> $246.00View Rating Details
1/26/2017Morgan StanleyBoost Price TargetUnderweight$229.00 -> $233.00View Rating Details
1/26/2017BMO Capital MarketsReiterated RatingBuyView Rating Details
1/5/2017RBC Capital MarketsReiterated RatingSell$176.00View Rating Details
11/14/2016Royal Bank Of CanadaLower Price TargetUnderperform$186.00 -> $174.00View Rating Details
11/7/2016William BlairReiterated RatingOutperformView Rating Details
10/19/2016Credit Suisse GroupSet Price TargetHold$211.00 -> $205.00View Rating Details
8/25/2016MacquarieInitiated CoverageOutperform$274.00View Rating Details
4/18/2016Oppenheimer Holdings, Inc.Reiterated RatingHoldView Rating Details
4/19/2016Robert W. BairdReiterated RatingHoldView Rating Details
4/18/2016Goldman Sachs Group, Inc. (The)Boost Price TargetSell$192.00 -> $202.00View Rating Details
3/28/2016WunderlichBoost Price Target$302.00 -> $320.00View Rating Details
3/21/2016Sterne Agee CRTInitiated CoverageBuy$274.00View Rating Details
3/14/2016Susquehanna Bancshares IncBoost Price Target$203.00 -> $208.00View Rating Details
12/18/2015KeyCorpInitiated CoverageSector WeightView Rating Details
11/17/2015Atlantic SecuritiesDowngradeNeutral -> Underweight$220.00 -> $183.00View Rating Details
10/19/2015StephensDowngradeOverweight -> Equal WeightView Rating Details
3/25/2015GabelliUpgradeHold -> BuyView Rating Details
(Data available from 2/19/2015 forward)

Earnings

Earnings History for W.W. Grainger (NYSE:GWW)
DateQuarterConsensus EstimateActual EPSRevenue EstimateActual RevenueRelease LinkConference CallDetails
4/18/2017        
1/25/2017Q416$2.36$2.45$2.46 billion$2.47 billionViewN/AView Earnings Details
10/18/2016Q316$2.99$3.06$2.59 billion$2.60 billionViewListenView Earnings Details
7/19/2016Q216$3.17$2.89$2.58 billion$2.60 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
4/18/2016Q116$2.86$3.18$2.49 billion$2.50 billionViewN/AView Earnings Details
1/26/2016Q415$2.24$2.49$2.47 billion$2.48 billionViewListenView Earnings Details
10/16/2015Q315$3.06$3.03$2.53 billionViewListenView Earnings Details
7/17/2015Q215$3.05$3.27$2.52 billion$2.52 billionViewListenView Earnings Details
4/16/2015Q115$3.11$3.10$2.46 billion$2.40 billionViewN/AView Earnings Details
1/26/2015Q414$1.25$2.80$2.50 billion$2.51 billionViewN/AView Earnings Details
10/16/2014Q314$3.29$3.30$2.57 billion$2.60 billionViewListenView Earnings Details
7/17/2014Q214$3.11$3.09$2.55 billion$2.51 billionViewN/AView Earnings Details
4/16/2014Q114$2.96$3.07$2.39 billion$2.39 billionViewN/AView Earnings Details
1/24/2014Q413$2.63$2.59$2.37 billion$2.38 billionViewN/AView Earnings Details
10/16/2013Q313$3.06$2.95$2.43 billion$2.40 billionViewN/AView Earnings Details
7/17/2013Q2 2013$2.96$3.03$2.40 billion$2.40 billionViewListenView Earnings Details
4/16/2013Q1 2013$2.74$2.94$2.31 billion$2.30 billionViewListenView Earnings Details
1/24/2013Q4 2012$2.61$2.42$2.24 billion$2.23 billionViewListenView Earnings Details
10/16/2012$2.90$2.81ViewN/AView Earnings Details
7/18/2012$2.62$2.63ViewN/AView Earnings Details
4/17/2012$2.52$2.57ViewN/AView Earnings Details
1/25/2012$2.12$2.13ViewN/AView Earnings Details
10/18/2011$2.33$2.44ViewN/AView Earnings Details
7/19/2011$2.12$2.22ViewN/AView Earnings Details
4/18/2011$1.79$2.18ViewN/AView Earnings Details
1/25/2011$1.68$1.79ViewN/AView Earnings Details
(Data available from 1/1/2011 forward)

Estimates

Earnings Estimates for W.W. Grainger (NYSE:GWW)
Current Year EPS Consensus Estimate: $11.88 EPS
Next Year EPS Consensus Estimate: $13.18 EPS
QuarterNumber of EstimatesLow EstimateHigh EstimateAverage Estimate
Q1 20168$2.83$3.10$2.90
Q2 20164$3.15$3.24$3.18
Q3 20164$2.96$3.02$3.00
Q4 20164$2.27$2.41$2.36
Q1 20173$2.93$3.05$3.00
Q2 20173$2.98$3.07$3.03
Q3 20173$3.13$3.21$3.18
Q4 20173$2.56$2.64$2.59
(Data provided by Zacks Investment Research)

Dividends

Current Dividend Information for W.W. Grainger (NYSE:GWW)
Annual Dividend:$4.88
Dividend Yield:1.91%
Dividend Growth:10.40% (3 Year Average)
Payout Ratio:49.64% (Based on Trailing 12 Months of Earnings)
41.08% (Based on Current Year Consensus EPS Estimate)
37.03% (Based on Next Year Consensus EPS Estimate)
Track Record:45 Years of Consecutive Dividend Growth

Dividend History for W.W. Grainger (NYSE:GWW)
AnnouncedPeriodAmountYieldEx-Dividend DateRecord DatePayable Date
1/25/2017quarterly$1.221.9%2/9/20172/13/20173/1/2017
10/26/2016quarterly$1.222.36%11/9/201611/14/201612/1/2016
7/27/2016quarterly$1.222.22%8/4/20168/8/20169/1/2016
4/27/2016quarterly$1.222.07%5/5/20165/9/20166/1/2016
1/27/2016quarterly$1.172.44%2/4/20162/8/20163/1/2016
10/28/2015quarterly$1.172.25%11/5/201511/9/201512/1/2015
7/29/2015quarterly$1.172.08%8/6/20158/10/20159/1/2015
4/29/2015quarterly$1.171.88%5/7/20155/11/20156/1/2015
1/29/2015quarterly$1.081.83%2/5/20152/9/20153/1/2015
10/29/2014quarterly$1.081.77%11/6/201411/10/201412/1/2014
7/30/2014quarterly$1.081.84%8/7/20148/11/20149/1/2014
4/30/2014quarterly$1.081.71%5/8/20145/12/20146/1/2014
1/29/2014quarterly$0.931.57%2/6/20142/10/20143/1/2014
10/30/2013quarterly$0.9311/11/201312/1/2013
7/31/2013quarterly$0.931.38%8/8/20138/12/20139/1/2013
4/24/2013quarterly$0.931.52%5/9/20135/13/20136/1/2013
1/30/2013quarterly$0.801.47%2/7/20132/11/20133/1/2013
(Data available from 1/1/2013 forward)

Insider Trades

Insider Trading History for W.W. Grainger (NYSE:GWW)
Insider Ownership Percentage: 9.60%
Institutional Ownership Percentage: 80.18%
Transaction DateInsider NameTitleBuy/SellNumber of SharesAverage Share PriceTotal TransactionDetails
2/16/2017James T RyanChairmanSell2,369$252.46$598,077.74View SEC Filing  
2/16/2017Joseph C HighVPSell690$252.58$174,280.20View SEC Filing  
1/3/2017James T RyanChairmanSell65,000$234.17$15,221,050.00View SEC Filing  
11/30/2016John L HowardVPSell11,000$230.00$2,530,000.00View SEC Filing  
7/26/2016Joseph C HighVPSell1,722$220.00$378,840.00View SEC Filing  
5/31/2016Laura D BrownVPSell1,776$225.61$400,683.36View SEC Filing  
4/15/2016Joseph C HighVPSell3,283$234.09$768,517.47View SEC Filing  
3/4/2016Laura D BrownVPSell242$219.00$52,998.00View SEC Filing  
2/22/2016William LomaxVPSell4,849$220.86$1,070,950.14View SEC Filing  
2/17/2016Rodney C. AdkinsDirectorBuy400$216.59$86,636.00View SEC Filing  
10/12/2015Joseph C HighVPSell2,321$229.02$531,555.42View SEC Filing  
10/8/2015Laura D. BrownVPSell2,500$230.00$575,000.00View SEC Filing  
9/9/2015William LomaxVPSell1,300$225.00$292,500.00View SEC Filing  
9/4/2015James T. RyanCEOSell16,789$217.86$3,657,651.54View SEC Filing  
7/22/2015Ronald L JadinVPSell3,400$228.76$777,784.00View SEC Filing  
6/15/2015Donald G MacphersonVPSell3,000$235.64$706,920.00View SEC Filing  
6/4/2015Court D CarruthersVPSell7,967$239.09$1,904,830.03View SEC Filing  
5/21/2015James T RyanCEOSell5,300$245.64$1,301,892.00View SEC Filing  
4/23/2015Joseph C HighVPSell1,136$243.25$276,332.00View SEC Filing  
4/16/2015Laura D BrownVPSell4,300$252.00$1,083,600.00View SEC Filing  
3/12/2015Donald G MacphersonVPSell3,000$231.89$695,670.00View SEC Filing  
2/27/2015Donald G MacphersonVPSell2,728$238.53$650,709.84View SEC Filing  
12/22/2014Court D CarruthersVPSell5,934$256.33$1,521,062.22View SEC Filing  
12/15/2014Donald G MacphersonVPSell3,000$245.78$737,340.00View SEC Filing  
12/3/2014John L HowardVPSell9,100$245.02$2,229,682.00View SEC Filing  
11/24/2014William LomaxVPSell1,500$250.00$375,000.00View SEC Filing  
9/15/2014Donald G MacphersonVPSell1,900$247.80$470,820.00View SEC Filing  
6/12/2014Donald G MacphersonVPSell3,000$261.66$784,980.00View SEC Filing  
6/9/2014Court D CarruthersVPSell2,715$266.50$723,547.50View SEC Filing  
5/28/2014Ronald L JadinCFOSell2,341$254.72$596,299.52View SEC Filing  
3/18/2014Gregory IrvingVPSell1,858$252.90$469,888.20View SEC Filing  
3/13/2014Donald MacphersonVPSell3,000$251.76$755,280.00View SEC Filing  
2/20/2014Laura BrownVPSell1,544$248.38$383,498.72View SEC Filing  
2/19/2014John HowardVPSell2,692$247.52$666,323.84View SEC Filing  
1/14/2014Court CarruthersVPSell3,795$258.86$982,373.70View SEC Filing  
12/12/2013Donald MacphersonVPSell3,000$249.56$748,680.00View SEC Filing  
10/16/2013Court D CarruthersVPSell5,000$255.28$1,276,400.00View SEC Filing  
9/12/2013Donald MacphersonVPSell3,000$266.94$800,820.00View SEC Filing  
7/26/2013Michael A PulickSVPSell1,000$255.46$255,460.00View SEC Filing  
7/18/2013Court D CarruthersVPSell5,000$261.17$1,305,850.00View SEC Filing  
6/13/2013Donald G MacphersonVPSell3,000$252.29$756,870.00View SEC Filing  
6/7/2013Brian P AndersonDirectorSell1,670$258.50$431,695.00View SEC Filing  
5/30/2013Court D CarruthersVPSell2,471$254.84$629,709.64View SEC Filing  
5/14/2013James T RyanCEOSell22,662$260.00$5,892,120.00View SEC Filing  
5/10/2013Ronald L JadinCFOSell2,000$256.06$512,120.00View SEC Filing  
5/8/2013Laura D BrownVPSell2,700$252.18$680,886.00View SEC Filing  
(Data available from 1/1/2013 forward)

Headlines

Latest Headlines for W.W. Grainger (NYSE:GWW)
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www.fool.com - February 11 at 12:29 PM
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biz.yahoo.com - February 9 at 6:29 PM
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www.nasdaq.com - February 8 at 11:13 PM
finance.yahoo.com logo6:01 pm Grainger to begin hosting quarterly conference calls beginning with Q1 2017 results scheduled for April 18 (NYSE:GWW)
finance.yahoo.com - February 8 at 11:13 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoGrainger Announces The Initiation Of Quarterly Conference Calls (NYSE:GWW)
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us.rd.yahoo.com logoGrainger Reports Results For Year Ended December 31, 2016 (NYSE:GWW)
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What is W.W. Grainger's stock symbol?

W.W. Grainger trades on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) under the ticker symbol "GWW."

How often does W.W. Grainger pay dividends? What is the dividend yield for W.W. Grainger?

W.W. Grainger announced a quarterly dividend on Wednesday, January 25th. Investors of record on Monday, February 13th will be given a dividend of $1.22 per share on Wednesday, March 1st. This represents a $4.88 dividend on an annualized basis and a yield of 1.91%. The ex-dividend date is Thursday, February 9th.

Where is W.W. Grainger's stock going? Where will W.W. Grainger's stock price be in 2017?

15 brokers have issued twelve-month price objectives for W.W. Grainger's stock. Their forecasts range from $174.00 to $320.00. On average, they expect W.W. Grainger's share price to reach $237.46 in the next year.

When will W.W. Grainger announce their earnings?

W.W. Grainger is scheduled to release their next quarterly earnings announcement on Tuesday, April, 18th 2017.

Who owns W.W. Grainger stock?

W.W. Grainger's stock is owned by a number of of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional shareholders include State Street Corp (5.52%), Franklin Resources Inc. (2.05%), Coho Partners Ltd. (0.92%), Allianz Asset Management AG (0.66%), Champlain Investment Partners LLC (0.64%) and Nicholas Co. Inc. WI (0.45%). Company insiders that own W.W. Grainger stock include Court D Carruthers, Donald G Macpherson, James T Ryan, John L Howard, Joseph C High, Laura D Brown, Rodney C Adkins, Ronald L Jadin and William Lomax.

Who sold W.W. Grainger stock? Who is selling W.W. Grainger stock?

W.W. Grainger's stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Teachers Retirement System of The State of Kentucky, Nicholas Co. Inc. WI, Janus Capital Management LLC, Haverford Trust Co., Dimensional Fund Advisors LP, New York State Teachers Retirement System, Westwood Holdings Group Inc. and Cantab Capital Partners LLP. Company insiders that have sold W.W. Grainger stock in the last year include James T Ryan, John L Howard, Joseph C High, Laura D Brown and William Lomax.

Who bought W.W. Grainger stock? Who is buying W.W. Grainger stock?

W.W. Grainger's stock was bought by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Allianz Asset Management AG, Alyeska Investment Group L.P., State Street Corp, Russell Investments Group Ltd., Asset Management One Co. Ltd., Quest Investment Management Inc. OR, Cadinha & Co. LLC and FMR LLC.

How do I buy W.W. Grainger stock?

Shares of W.W. Grainger can be purchased through any online brokerage account. Popular online brokerages include Vanguard Brokerage Services, TD Ameritrade, E*TRADE, Scottrade, Fidelity and Charles Schwab.

How much does a share of W.W. Grainger stock cost?

One share of W.W. Grainger stock can currently be purchased for approximately $254.96.

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Earnings by Quarter for W.W. Grainger (NYSE:GWW)

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Dividend Payments by Quarter for W.W. Grainger (NYSE:GWW)

Last Updated on 2/19/2017 by MarketBeat.com Staff