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NYSE:GWW

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

$464.54
-2.42 (-0.52%)
(As of 05/20/2022 12:00 AM ET)
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Today's Range
$458.39
$472.34
50-Day Range
$459.18
$527.11
52-Week Range
$391.16
$529.91
Volume
270,612 shs
Average Volume
308,461 shs
Market Capitalization
$23.74 billion
P/E Ratio
20.71
Dividend Yield
1.47%
Beta
1.19
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About W.W. Grainger

W.W. Grainger, Inc. distributes maintenance, repair, and operating (MRO) products and services in the United States, Japan, Canada, the United Kingdom, and internationally. The company operates through two segments, High-Touch Solutions N.A. and Endless Assortment. It offers safety and security supplies, material handling and storage equipment, pumps and plumbing equipment, cleaning and maintenance supplies, and metalworking and hand tools. It also offers inventory management and technical support services. The company serves businesses, corporations, government entities, and other institutions through sales and service representatives, and electronic and ecommerce channels. W.W. Grainger, Inc. was founded in 1927 and is headquartered in Lake Forest, Illinois.

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Industry, Sector and Symbol

Industry
Wholesale trade - durable goods
Sub-Industry
Trading Companies & Distributors
CUSIP
38480210
Employees
24,200
Year Founded
1927

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales
$13.02 billion
Cash Flow
$23.62 per share
Book Value
$46.38 per share

Profitability

Net Income
$1.04 billion
Pretax Margin
12.21%

Debt

Price-To-Earnings

Miscellaneous

Free Float
45,992,000
Market Cap
$23.74 billion
Optionable
Optionable

Company Calendar

Ex-Dividend for 3/1 Dividend
2/11/2022
Dividend Payable
3/01/2022
Last Earnings
4/28/2022
Ex-Dividend for 6/1 Dividend
5/06/2022
Today
5/21/2022
Dividend Payable
6/01/2022
Next Earnings (Confirmed)
7/29/2022
Fiscal Year End
12/31/2022

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MarketRank

Overall MarketRank

2.87 out of 5 stars

Industrial Products Sector

42nd out of 254 stocks

Wholesale Trade - Durable Goods Industry

1st out of 3 stocks

Analyst Opinion: 2.1Community Rank: 3.7Dividend Strength: 4.2Insider Behavior: 2.5Valuation: 1.9 5 -4 -3 -2 -1 -













W.W. Grainger (NYSE:GWW) Frequently Asked Questions

Is W.W. Grainger a buy right now?

10 Wall Street equities research analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for W.W. Grainger in the last year. There are currently 3 sell ratings, 2 hold ratings and 5 buy ratings for the stock. The consensus among Wall Street equities research analysts is that investors should "hold" W.W. Grainger stock. 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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Are investors shorting W.W. Grainger?

W.W. Grainger saw a decrease in short interest during the month of April. As of April 30th, there was short interest totaling 810,700 shares, a decrease of 18.9% from the April 15th total of 1,000,000 shares. Based on an average trading volume of 314,200 shares, the days-to-cover ratio is presently 2.6 days. Currently, 1.8% of the shares of the company are short sold.
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When is W.W. Grainger's next earnings date?

W.W. Grainger is scheduled to release its next quarterly earnings announcement on Friday, July 29th 2022.
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How can I listen to W.W. Grainger's earnings call?

W.W. Grainger will be holding an earnings conference call on Friday, July 29th at 11:00 AM Eastern. Interested parties can register for or listen to the call using this link.

How were W.W. Grainger's earnings last quarter?

W.W. Grainger, Inc. (NYSE:GWW) announced its quarterly earnings data on Thursday, April, 28th. The industrial products company reported $7.07 EPS for the quarter, beating the consensus estimate of $6.16 by $0.91. The industrial products company had revenue of $3.65 billion for the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $3.51 billion. W.W. Grainger had a net margin of 8.58% and a trailing twelve-month return on equity of 53.07%. The company's quarterly revenue was up 18.3% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same period in the prior year, the company earned $4.48 EPS.
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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, April 27th. Investors of record on Monday, May 9th will be given a dividend of $1.72 per share on Wednesday, June 1st. This represents a $6.88 annualized dividend and a yield of 1.48%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Friday, May 6th. This is an increase from W.W. Grainger's previous quarterly dividend of $1.62.
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Is W.W. Grainger a good dividend stock?

W.W. Grainger pays an annual dividend of $6.88 per share and currently has a dividend yield of 1.47%. W.W. Grainger has been increasing its dividend for 52 consecutive years, indicating the company has a strong committment to maintain and grow its dividend. The dividend payout ratio of W.W. Grainger is 30.67%. This payout ratio is at a healthy, sustainable level, below 75%. Based on earnings estimates, W.W. Grainger will have a dividend payout ratio of 23.77% next year. This indicates that W.W. Grainger 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 issued an update on its FY 2022 earnings guidance on Monday, May, 9th. The company provided earnings per share guidance of $25.00-$27.00 for the period, compared to the consensus EPS estimate of $24.71. The company issued revenue guidance of $14.50 billion-$14.90 billion, compared to the consensus revenue estimate of $14.31 billion.

What price target have analysts set for GWW?

10 brokers have issued twelve-month price targets for W.W. Grainger's stock. Their forecasts range from $400.00 to $580.00. On average, they anticipate W.W. Grainger's stock price to reach $515.25 in the next twelve months. This suggests a possible upside of 10.9% from the stock's current price.
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Who are W.W. Grainger's key executives?
W.W. Grainger's management team includes the following people:
What is DG Macpherson's approval rating as W.W. Grainger's CEO?

543 employees have rated W.W. Grainger CEO DG Macpherson on Glassdoor.com. DG Macpherson has an approval rating of 87% among W.W. Grainger'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 many different institutional and retail investors. Top institutional investors include Vanguard Group Inc. (10.14%), BlackRock Inc. (7.66%), State Street Corp (4.28%), Clearbridge Investments LLC (3.63%), Northern Trust Corp (1.68%) and Coho Partners Ltd. (0.91%). Company insiders that own W.W. Grainger stock include Deidra C Merriwether, Donald G Macpherson, John L Howard, Laurie R Thomson, Paige K Robbins and Susan Slavik Williams.
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Which institutional investors are selling W.W. Grainger stock?

GWW stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including American Century Companies Inc., State Street Corp, First Trust Advisors LP, Bank of New York Mellon Corp, Coho Partners Ltd., Panagora Asset Management Inc., Clearbridge Investments LLC, and SkyView Investment Advisors LLC. Company insiders that have sold W.W. Grainger company stock in the last year include Deidra C Merriwether, Donald G Macpherson, John L Howard, Laurie R Thomson, and Paige K Robbins.
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Which institutional investors are buying W.W. Grainger stock?

GWW stock was acquired by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Lazard Asset Management LLC, BlackRock Inc., Acadian Asset Management LLC, Aaron Wealth Advisors LLC, Hsbc Holdings PLC, Invesco Ltd., HBK Investments L P, and Bank of Nova Scotia.
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How do I buy shares of W.W. Grainger?

Shares of GWW 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 $464.54.

How much money does W.W. Grainger make?

W.W. Grainger has a market capitalization of $23.74 billion and generates $13.02 billion in revenue each year. The industrial products company earns $1.04 billion in net income (profit) each year or $22.43 on an earnings per share basis.

How many employees does W.W. Grainger have?

W.W. Grainger employs 24,200 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.

When was W.W. Grainger founded?

W.W. Grainger was founded in 1927.

What is W.W. Grainger's official website?

The official website for W.W. Grainger is www.grainger.com.

How can I contact W.W. Grainger?

W.W. Grainger's mailing address is 100 GRAINGER PARKWAY, LAKE FOREST IL, 60045. The industrial products company can be reached via phone at (847) 535-1000, via email at [email protected], or via fax at 847-535-0878.

This page was last updated on 5/21/2022 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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