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NYSE:GWW - W W Grainger Stock Price, Forecast & News

$329.00
-3.54 (-1.06 %)
(As of 01/26/2020 04:00 PM ET)
Today's Range
$326.38
Now: $329.00
$334.89
50-Day Range
$321.49
MA: $336.16
$344.71
52-Week Range
$255.09
Now: $329.00
$346.60
Volume229,622 shs
Average Volume255,378 shs
Market Capitalization$17.72 billion
P/E Ratio19.26
Dividend Yield1.73%
Beta0.98
W.W. Grainger, Inc distributes maintenance, repair, and operating (MRO) products and services in the United States, Canada, Europe, Japan, Mexico, and internationally. The company provides material handling equipment, safety and security supplies, lighting and electrical products, power and hand tools, pumps and plumbing supplies, cleaning and maintenance supplies, and metalworking tools, as well as gloves, ladders, motors, and janitorial supplies. Read More…

Industry, Sector and Symbol

Industry Wholesale trade - durable goods
Sub-IndustryTrading Companies & Distributors
SectorIndustrial Products
CUSIP38480210
Phone847-535-1000

Debt

Price-To-Earnings

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$11.22 billion
Cash Flow$21.24 per share
Book Value$37.16 per share

Profitability

Net Income$782 million

Miscellaneous

Employees24,600
Market Cap$17.72 billion
Next Earnings Date1/30/2020 (Confirmed)
OptionableOptionable

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W W Grainger (NYSE:GWW) Frequently Asked Questions

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 declared a quarterly dividend on Wednesday, October 30th. Shareholders of record on Monday, November 11th will be paid a dividend of $1.44 per share on Sunday, December 1st. This represents a $5.76 dividend on an annualized basis and a yield of 1.75%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Thursday, November 7th. View W W Grainger's Dividend History.

How will W W Grainger's stock buyback program work?

W W Grainger declared that its Board of Directors has initiated a share buyback plan on Wednesday, April 24th 2019, which permits the company to repurchase 5,000,000 shares, according to EventVestor. This repurchase authorization permits the company to buy shares of its stock through open market purchases. Stock repurchase plans are generally a sign that the company's management believes its shares are undervalued.

How were W W Grainger's earnings last quarter?

W W Grainger Inc (NYSE:GWW) issued its quarterly earnings results on Wednesday, October, 23rd. The industrial products company reported $4.26 EPS for the quarter, missing the Thomson Reuters' consensus estimate of $4.40 by $0.14. The industrial products company had revenue of $2.95 billion for the quarter, compared to analysts' expectations of $2.94 billion. W W Grainger had a net margin of 8.38% and a return on equity of 46.07%. W W Grainger's revenue for the quarter was up 4.1% on a year-over-year basis. During the same quarter in the prior year, the company earned $4.19 earnings per share. View W W Grainger's Earnings History.

When is W W Grainger's next earnings date?

W W Grainger is scheduled to release their next quarterly earnings announcement on Thursday, January 30th 2020. View Earnings Estimates for W W Grainger.

How can I listen to W W Grainger's earnings call?

W W Grainger will be holding an earnings conference call on Thursday, January 30th at 12:00 AM Eastern. Interested parties can register for or listen to the call using this link or dial in at Not Available.

What price target have analysts set for GWW?

10 brokerages have issued 1 year price targets for W W Grainger's stock. Their forecasts range from $264.58 to $342.00. On average, they expect W W Grainger's stock price to reach $310.10 in the next twelve months. This suggests that the stock has a possible downside of 5.7%. View Analyst Price Targets for W W Grainger.

What is the consensus analysts' recommendation for W W Grainger?

10 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for W W Grainger in the last year. There are currently 1 sell rating, 8 hold ratings and 1 buy rating for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Hold." View Analyst Ratings for W W Grainger.

Has W W Grainger been receiving favorable news coverage?

News coverage about GWW stock has been trending extremely negative on Sunday, InfoTrie Sentiment reports. The research group rates the sentiment of press coverage by monitoring more than six thousand blog and news sources in real time. The firm ranks coverage of companies on a scale of negative five to positive five, with scores closest to five being the most favorable. W W Grainger earned a coverage optimism score of -4.5 on InfoTrie's scale. They also gave news articles about the industrial products company a news buzz of 10.0 out of 10, indicating that recent press coverage is extremely likely to have an effect on the stock's share price in the immediate future. View News Stories for W W Grainger.

Are investors shorting W W Grainger?

W W Grainger saw a decline in short interest in the month of December. As of December 31st, there was short interest totalling 1,810,000 shares, a decline of 7.7% from the December 15th total of 1,960,000 shares. Based on an average daily volume of 349,700 shares, the days-to-cover ratio is presently 5.2 days. Currently, 4.2% of the shares of the stock are sold short. View W W Grainger's Current Options Chain.

Who are some of W W Grainger's key competitors?

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), Mcdonald's (MCD), Exxon Mobil (XOM), Procter & Gamble (PG), 3M (MMM), Netflix (NFLX), Abbott Laboratories (ABT), Boeing (BA), PepsiCo (PEP) and Home Depot (HD).

Who are W W Grainger's key executives?

W W Grainger's management team includes the folowing people:
  • Mr. Donald G. Macpherson, Chairman & CEO (Age 51)
  • Mr. Thomas B. Okray, Sr. VP & CFO (Age 56)
  • Mr. John L. Howard, Sr. VP & Gen. Counsel (Age 61)
  • Ms. Paige K. Robbins, Sr. VP & Chief Digital Officer (Age 50)
  • Mr. Joseph C. High, Exec. Officer (Age 64)

Who are W W Grainger's major shareholders?

W W Grainger's stock is owned by a number of of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional shareholders include Boston Trust Walden Corp (0.22%), New York State Teachers Retirement System (0.12%), Birch Hill Investment Advisors LLC (0.06%), Zurcher Kantonalbank Zurich Cantonalbank (0.04%), Fruth Investment Management (0.04%) and Scout Investments Inc. (0.04%). Company insiders that own W W Grainger stock include Brian P Anderson, Donald G Macpherson, Eric R Tapia, John L Howard, Lucas E Watson, Paige K Robbins and Ronald L Jadin. View Institutional Ownership Trends for W W Grainger.

Which major investors are selling W W Grainger stock?

GWW stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Manning & Napier Group LLC, Scout Investments Inc., Meag Munich Ergo Kapitalanlagegesellschaft MBH, State of Alaska Department of Revenue, Boston Trust Walden Corp, Ridgewood Investments LLC, Fruth Investment Management and Commerzbank Aktiengesellschaft FI. Company insiders that have sold W W Grainger company stock in the last year include Donald G Macpherson, Eric R Tapia, John L Howard and Paige K Robbins. View Insider Buying and Selling for W W Grainger.

Which major investors are buying W W Grainger stock?

GWW stock was bought by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Zurcher Kantonalbank Zurich Cantonalbank, Cadinha & Co. LLC, First Hawaiian Bank, Nisa Investment Advisors LLC, Tuttle Tactical Management, New York State Teachers Retirement System, Assenagon Asset Management S.A. and DNB Asset Management AS. View Insider Buying and Selling for W W Grainger.

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 Vanguard Brokerage Services, TD Ameritrade, E*TRADE, Robinhood, Fidelity and Charles Schwab.

What is W W Grainger's stock price today?

One share of GWW stock can currently be purchased for approximately $329.00.

How big of a company is W W Grainger?

W W Grainger has a market capitalization of $17.72 billion and generates $11.22 billion in revenue each year. The industrial products company earns $782 million in net income (profit) each year or $16.70 on an earnings per share basis. W W Grainger employs 24,600 workers across the globe.View Additional Information About W W Grainger.

What is W W Grainger's official website?

The official website for W W Grainger is http://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 or via email at [email protected]


MarketBeat Community Rating for W W Grainger (NYSE GWW)

Community Ranking:  1.9 out of 5 (star)
Outperform Votes:  467 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  743 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  1,210
MarketBeat's community ratings are surveys of what our community members think about W W Grainger and other stocks. Vote "Outperform" if you believe GWW will outperform the S&P 500 over the long term. Vote "Underperform" if you believe GWW will underperform the S&P 500 over the long term. You may vote once every thirty days.
This page was last updated on 1/26/2020 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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