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NYSE:GWW

W.W. Grainger (GWW) Stock Forecast, Price & News

$664.23
+4.62 (+0.70%)
(As of 05/26/2023 07:00 PM ET)
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Today's Range
$655.07
$665.92
50-Day Range
$641.66
$696.36
52-Week Range
$440.48
$709.21
Volume
200,600 shs
Average Volume
283,071 shs
Market Capitalization
$33.32 billion
P/E Ratio
20.37
Dividend Yield
1.12%
Price Target
$704.88

W.W. Grainger MarketRank™ Forecast

Analyst Rating
Hold
2.33 Rating Score
Upside/​Downside
6.1% Upside
$704.88 Price Target
Short Interest
Bearish
2.63% of Float Sold Short
Dividend Strength
Strong
Based on Four Factors
Sustainability
-1.49
Upright™ Environmental Score
News Sentiment
0.69mentions of W.W. Grainger in the last 14 days
Based on 19 Articles This Week
Insider Trading
Selling Shares
$37.51 M Sold Last Quarter
Proj. Earnings Growth
5.48%
From $35.79 to $37.75 Per Share

Overall MarketRank

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

1.85 out of 5 stars

Industrial Products Sector

145th out of 178 stocks

Wholesale Trade - Durable Goods Industry

1st out of 1 stocks


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About W.W. Grainger (NYSE:GWW) Stock

W.W. Grainger, Inc. is a supplier of maintenance, repair, and operating products, with operations in North America, Japan, and the United Kingdom. It operates through the following segments: High-Touch Solutions N.A., Endless Assortment, and Other. The High-Touch Solutions N.A. segment is involved in value-added MRO solutions that are rooted in deep product knowledge and customer expertise. The Endless Assortment segment provides a streamlined and transparent online platform with one-stop shopping for millions of products. The Other segment refers to the company's Cromwell business in the U.K. and a wholly owned captive insurance entity. The company was founded by William Wallace Grainger in 1928 and is headquartered in Lake Forest, IL.

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GWW Company Calendar

Ex-Dividend for 3/1 Dividend
2/10/2023
Dividend Payable
3/01/2023
Last Earnings
4/27/2023
Ex-Dividend for 6/1 Dividend
5/05/2023
Today
5/29/2023
Dividend Payable
6/01/2023
Next Earnings (Estimated)
8/04/2023
Fiscal Year End
12/31/2023

Industry, Sector and Symbol

Industry
Wholesale trade - durable goods
Sub-Industry
Trading Companies & Distributors
CUSIP
38480210
Employees
26,000
Year Founded
1927

Price Target and Rating

Average Stock Price Forecast
$704.88
High Stock Price Forecast
$815.00
Low Stock Price Forecast
$555.00
Forecasted Upside/Downside
+6.1%
Consensus Rating
Hold
Rating Score (0-4)
2.33
Research Coverage
9 Analysts

Profitability

Net Income
$1.55 billion
Pretax Margin
14.62%

Debt

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales
$15.23 billion
Cash Flow
$34.63 per share
Book Value
$54.13 per share

Miscellaneous

Free Float
45,200,000
Market Cap
$33.32 billion
Optionable
Optionable
Beta
1.19

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Key Executives

  • Donald G. MacphersonDonald G. Macpherson
    Chairman & Chief Executive Officer
  • Deidra Cheeks MerriwetherDeidra Cheeks Merriwether
    Chief Financial Officer & Senior Vice President
  • Jonny LeRoy
    Chief Technology Officer & Vice President
  • John L. HowardJohn L. Howard
    Senior Vice President
  • Paige K. RobbinsPaige K. Robbins
    President-Grainger Business Unit & Senior VP













GWW Stock - Frequently Asked Questions

Should I buy or sell W.W. Grainger stock right now?

9 Wall Street equities research analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for W.W. Grainger in the last year. There are currently 1 sell rating, 4 hold ratings and 4 buy ratings for the stock. The consensus among Wall Street equities research analysts is that investors should "hold" GWW shares. A hold rating indicates that analysts believe investors should maintain any existing positions they have in GWW, but not buy additional shares or sell existing shares.
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What is W.W. Grainger's stock price forecast for 2023?

9 brokerages have issued twelve-month price targets for W.W. Grainger's stock. Their GWW share price forecasts range from $555.00 to $815.00. On average, they predict the company's share price to reach $704.88 in the next year. This suggests a possible upside of 6.1% from the stock's current price.
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How have GWW shares performed in 2023?

W.W. Grainger's stock was trading at $556.25 at the start of the year. Since then, GWW stock has increased by 19.4% and is now trading at $664.23.
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When is W.W. Grainger's next earnings date?

The company is scheduled to release its next quarterly earnings announcement on Friday, August 4th 2023.
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How were W.W. Grainger's earnings last quarter?

W.W. Grainger, Inc. (NYSE:GWW) posted its quarterly earnings data on Thursday, April, 27th. The industrial products company reported $9.61 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, topping analysts' consensus estimates of $8.57 by $1.04. The industrial products company had revenue of $4.09 billion for the quarter, compared to analysts' expectations of $4.08 billion. W.W. Grainger had a net margin of 10.65% and a trailing twelve-month return on equity of 61.00%. W.W. Grainger's revenue for the quarter was up 12.2% on a year-over-year basis. During the same period in the prior year, the business posted $7.07 earnings per share.
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How often does W.W. Grainger pay dividends? What is the dividend yield for W.W. Grainger?

W.W. Grainger declared a quarterly dividend on Wednesday, April 26th. Investors of record on Monday, May 8th will be given a dividend of $1.86 per share on Thursday, June 1st. This represents a $7.44 dividend on an annualized basis and a yield of 1.12%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Friday, May 5th. This is an increase from the stock's previous quarterly dividend of $1.72.
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Is W.W. Grainger a good dividend stock?

W.W. Grainger (NYSE:GWW) pays an annual dividend of $7.44 per share and currently has a dividend yield of 1.12%. The company has been increasing its dividend for 53 consecutive years, indicating the company has a strong committment to maintain and grow its dividend. The dividend payout ratio is 22.82%. This payout ratio is at a healthy, sustainable level, below 75%. Based on earnings estimates, GWW will have a dividend payout ratio of 19.71% next year. This indicates that the company will be able to sustain or increase its dividend.
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What guidance has W.W. Grainger issued on next quarter's earnings?

W.W. Grainger updated its FY 2023 earnings guidance on Thursday, April, 27th. The company provided earnings per share guidance of $34.25-$36.75 for the period, compared to the consensus EPS estimate of $33.36. The company issued revenue guidance of $16.20 billion-$16.80 billion, compared to the consensus revenue estimate of $16.50 billion.

What is DG Macpherson's approval rating as W.W. Grainger's CEO?

543 employees have rated W.W. Grainger Chief Executive Officer DG Macpherson on Glassdoor.com. DG Macpherson has an approval rating of 87% among the company's employees.

What other stocks do shareholders of W.W. Grainger own?

Based on aggregate information from My MarketBeat watchlists, some companies that other W.W. Grainger investors own include Johnson & Johnson (JNJ), 3M (MMM), AT&T (T), Exxon Mobil (XOM), Caterpillar (CAT), McDonald's (MCD), Procter & Gamble (PG), Boeing (BA), Walmart (WMT) and AbbVie (ABBV).

What is W.W. Grainger's stock symbol?

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

Who are W.W. Grainger's major shareholders?

W.W. Grainger's stock is owned by a number of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional investors include BlackRock Inc. (8.13%), State Street Corp (4.18%), Clearbridge Investments LLC (2.51%), Envestnet Asset Management Inc. (2.17%), Bank of America Corp DE (2.06%) and Geode Capital Management LLC (2.05%). Insiders that own company stock include Deidra C Merriwether, Donald G Macpherson, John L Howard, Kathleen S Carroll, Laurie R Thomson, Paige K Robbins and Susan Slavik Williams.
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How do I buy shares of W.W. Grainger?

Shares of GWW 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 W.W. Grainger's stock price today?

One share of GWW stock can currently be purchased for approximately $664.23.

How much money does W.W. Grainger make?

W.W. Grainger (NYSE:GWW) has a market capitalization of $33.32 billion and generates $15.23 billion in revenue each year. The industrial products company earns $1.55 billion in net income (profit) each year or $32.61 on an earnings per share basis.

How many employees does W.W. Grainger have?

The company employs 26,000 workers across the globe.

Does W.W. Grainger have any subsidiaries?
The following companies are subsidiares of W.W. Grainger: Acklands - Grainger Inc., Acklands-Grainger, Alliance Energy Solutions, Anfreixo, Apex Industrial Limited, Asia Pacific Brands, Bogle and Timms Limited, C.J. Bent & Son Limited, Cromwell, Cromwell Czech Republic s.r.o., Cromwell Group (Holdings) Limited, Cromwell Group (International) Limited, Cromwell Industrial Supplies Private Limited, Cromwell Logistics Limited, Cromwell SAS, Cromwell Tools (Thailand) Co. Ltd., Cromwell Tools Limited, Cromwell Tools Sdn. Bhd., Cromwell sp. z.o.o., Dayton Electric Manufacturing Co., E & R Industrial Sales Inc., E&R Industrial, E&R Tooling and Solutions de Mexico S. de R.L. de C.V., East Midlands Property Developments Limited, Fabory Group, GHC Specialty Brands LLC, GMMI LLC, GWW UK Holdings Ltd., Gamut Supply LLC, Grainger Brasil Comércio e Distribuição Ltda., Grainger Brasil Participações Ltda., Grainger Canada Holdings ULC, Grainger Caribe Inc., Grainger Colombia Holding Company LLC, Grainger Dominicana SRL, Grainger Global Holdings Inc., Grainger Global Online Business Ltd, Grainger Global Trading (Shanghai) Company Limited, Grainger Guam L.L.C., Grainger Industrial Supply India Private Limited, Grainger International Holdings B.V., Grainger International Inc., Grainger Management LLC, Grainger Mexico LLC, Grainger Panama Services S. de R.L., Grainger Procurement Company LLC, Grainger Registry Services LLC, Grainger S.A. de C.V., Grainger Service Holding Company Inc., Grainger Services International Inc., Grainger Singapore Pte. Ltd., IB MonotaRO Private Limited, Imperial Supplies, Imperial Supplies Holdings Inc., Imperial Supplies LLC, India Pacific Brands, LN Participações Ltda., Lab Safety Supply, MRO Soluciones S.A. de C.V., Merlin Business Software Limited, MonotaRO Co., MonotaRO Co. Ltd., Mountain Ventures WWG IV LLC, Mountain Ventures WWG LLC, Mountain Ventures WWG V LLC, NAVIMRO Co. Ltd., Norwell Engineering Limited, PT Cromwell Tools, PT MonotaRO Indonesia, Safety Registry Services LLC, Safety Solutions, Safety Solutions Inc., SafetyCertified, Techni-Tool, Tooling & Engineering Distributors (TED) Limited, Tooling & Engineering Distributors (TED) NI Limited, WFS (USA) Ltd., WFS Enterprises, WFS Holding Company Inc., WFS Ltd., WWG Servicios S.A. de C.V., WWG de Mexico S.A. de C.V., WWGH LLC, Windsor Factory Supply Inc., Zoro IP Holdings LLC, Zoro Tools Europe GmbH in Liquidation, Zoro Tools Inc., and Zoro UK Limited.
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How can I contact W.W. Grainger?

W.W. Grainger's mailing address is 100 GRAINGER PARKWAY, LAKE FOREST IL, 60045. The official website for the company is www.grainger.com. The industrial products company can be reached via phone at (847) 535-1000, via email at estorrelations@grainger.com, or via fax at 847-535-0878.

This page (NYSE:GWW) was last updated on 5/29/2023 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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