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W.W. Grainger (GWW) Stock Forecast & Price Target

$957.36
-17.46 (-1.79%)
(As of 07/18/2024 ET)

W.W. Grainger - Analysts' Recommendations and Stock Price Forecast (2024)

MarketBeat calculates consensus analyst ratings for stocks using the most recent rating from each Wall Street analyst that has rated a stock within the last twelve months. Each analyst's rating is normalized to a standardized rating score of 1 (sell), 2 (hold), 3 (buy) or 4 (strong buy). Analyst consensus ratings scores are calculated using the mean average of the number of normalized sell, hold, buy and strong buy ratings from Wall Street analysts. Each stock's consensus analyst rating is derived from its calculated consensus ratings score (0 to .5 = Strong Sell, .5 to 1 = Sell, 1 to 1.5 = Reduce, 1.5 to 2.5 = Hold, 2.5 to 3.0 = Moderate Buy, 3.0 to 3.5 = Buy, >3.5 = Strong Buy). MarketBeat's consensus price targets are a mean average of the most recent available price targets set by each analyst that has set a price target for the stock in the last twelve months. MarketBeat's consensus ratings and consensus price targets may differ from those calculated by other firms due to differences in methodology and available data.

Consensus Rating

Based on 11 Wall Street analysts who have issued ratings for W.W. Grainger in the last 12 months, the stock has a consensus rating of "Hold." Out of the 11 analysts, 1 has given a sell rating, 8 have given a hold rating, and 2 have given a buy rating for GWW.

Consensus Price Target

$959.44
0.22% Upside
High Forecast$1,250.00
Average Forecast$959.44
Low Forecast$653.00

According to the 11 analysts' twelve-month price targets for W.W. Grainger, the average price target is $959.44. The highest price target for GWW is $1,250.00, while the lowest price target for GWW is $653.00. The average price target represents a forecasted upside of 0.22% from the current price of $957.36.

TypeCurrent Forecast
7/20/23 to 7/19/24
1 Month Ago
6/20/23 to 6/19/24
3 Months Ago
4/21/23 to 4/20/24
1 Year Ago
7/20/22 to 7/20/23
Consensus Rating
Hold
Hold
Hold
Hold
Strong Buy
0 Strong Buy rating(s)
0 Strong Buy rating(s)
0 Strong Buy rating(s)
0 Strong Buy rating(s)
Buy
2 Buy rating(s)
2 Buy rating(s)
1 Buy rating(s)
3 Buy rating(s)
Hold
8 Hold rating(s)
8 Hold rating(s)
6 Hold rating(s)
5 Hold rating(s)
Sell
1 Sell rating(s)
1 Sell rating(s)
1 Sell rating(s)
1 Sell rating(s)
Consensus Price Target$959.44$959.44$913.89$705.50
Forecasted Upside0.22% Upside4.96% Upside1.31% Upside7.73% Upside
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GWW Analyst Recommendations By Month

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GWW Price Targets by Month

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W.W. Grainger Stock vs. The Competition

TypeW.W. GraingerIndustrial Products CompaniesS&P 500
Consensus Rating Score
2.09
2.54
2.50
Consensus RatingHoldModerate BuyModerate Buy
Predicted Upside0.06% Upside38.38% Upside8.78% Upside
News Sentiment RatingNeutral News
Positive News
Positive News
DateBrokerageAnalyst NameActionRatingPrice TargetUpside/Downside on Report DateDetails
6/14/2024Erste Group Bank
3 of 5 stars
 Reiterated RatingBuy ➝ Hold
5/29/2024Baird R W
0 of 5 stars
D. Manthey
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DowngradeStrong-Buy ➝ Hold
5/29/2024Robert W. Baird
2 of 5 stars
 DowngradeOutperform ➝ Neutral$1,000.00 ➝ $975.00+3.82%
4/29/2024Loop Capital
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 Lower TargetHold ➝ Hold$1,000.00 ➝ $975.00+4.64%
4/29/2024Stephens
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 UpgradeEqual Weight ➝ Overweight$1,000.00 ➝ $1,250.00+34.52%
3/14/2024UBS Group
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 Boost TargetNeutral ➝ Neutral$740.00 ➝ $1,000.00-0.01%
3/5/2024Oppenheimer
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 Boost TargetOutperform ➝ Outperform$1,075.00 ➝ $1,125.00+13.83%
2/6/2024JPMorgan Chase & Co.
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 Boost TargetNeutral ➝ Neutral$800.00 ➝ $925.00-1.14%
2/5/2024Royal Bank of Canada
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 Boost TargetSector Perform ➝ Sector Perform$809.00 ➝ $907.00-4.28%
12/20/2023Jefferies Financial Group
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 DowngradeBuy ➝ Hold$825.00-0.62%
7/28/2023Morgan Stanley
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 Boost TargetUnderweight$647.00 ➝ $653.00-9.89%
11/15/2022Atlantic Securities
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 DowngradeOverweight ➝ Neutral$630.00+7.69%
11/14/2022Wolfe Research
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 DowngradeOutperform ➝ Peer Perform

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GWW Forecast - Frequently Asked Questions

What is W.W. Grainger's forecast for 2024?

According to the research reports of 11 Wall Street equities research analysts, the average twelve-month stock price forecast for W.W. Grainger is $959.44, with a high forecast of $1,250.00 and a low forecast of $653.00.

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

11 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for W.W. Grainger in the last year. There is currently 1 sell rating, 8 hold ratings and 2 buy ratings for the stock. The consensus among Wall Street 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.

Does W.W. Grainger's stock price have much upside?

According to analysts, W.W. Grainger's stock has a predicted upside of 4.96% based on their 12-month stock forecasts.

Has W.W. Grainger been upgraded or downgraded by Wall Street analysts recently?

Over the previous 90 days, W.W. Grainger's stock had 2 downgrades and 1 upgrade by analysts.

What analysts cover W.W. Grainger?

W.W. Grainger has been rated by research analysts at Baird R W, Erste Group Bank, Loop Capital, Robert W. Baird, and Stephens in the past 90 days.

Do Wall Street analysts like W.W. Grainger more than its competitors?

Analysts like W.W. Grainger less than other "industrial products" companies. The consensus rating for W.W. Grainger is Hold while the average consensus rating for "industrial products" companies is Moderate Buy. Learn more on how GWW compares to other companies.


This page (NYSE:GWW) was last updated on 7/19/2024 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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