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W.W. Grainger, Inc.
IndexS&P 500 P/E20.54 EPS (ttm)13.60 Insider Own1.70% Shs Outstand55.68M Perf Week-11.68%
Market Cap15.55B Forward P/E15.42 EPS next Y18.11 Insider Trans-6.93% Shs Float46.46M Perf Month-21.02%
Income772.00M PEG1.49 EPS next Q3.94 Inst Own81.20% Short Float8.15% Perf Quarter-18.19%
Sales10.90B P/S1.43 EPS this Y1.00% Inst Trans-0.10% Short Ratio5.23 Perf Half Y-6.85%
Book/sh33.76 P/B8.27 EPS next Y12.58% ROA13.20% Target Price338.25 Perf Year35.98%
Cash/sh5.61 P/C49.77 EPS next 5Y13.80% ROE43.50% 52W Range186.43 - 372.06 Perf YTD18.24%
Dividend5.44 P/FCF27.68 EPS past 5Y0.90% ROI18.20% 52W High-24.92% Beta0.94
Dividend %1.95% Quick Ratio1.30 Sales past 5Y3.10% Gross Margin38.90% 52W Low49.84% ATR11.21
Employees24400 Current Ratio2.40 Sales Q/Q9.40% Oper. Margin11.10% RSI (14)16.88 Volatility4.29% 2.64%
OptionableYes Debt/Eq1.21 EPS Q/Q149.20% Profit Margin7.10% Rel Volume2.04 Prev Close280.01
ShortableYes LT Debt/Eq1.17 EarningsOct 16 BMO Payout37.90% Avg Volume724.80K Price279.34
Recom3.00 SMA20-18.16% SMA50-20.40% SMA200-8.06% Volume1,476,162 Change-0.24%
Oct-12-18Initiated Gordon Haskett Hold
Jul-16-18Downgrade Gabelli & Co Buy → Hold
Jul-06-18Reiterated BMO Capital Markets Market Perform $255 → $267
Jul-03-18Downgrade Robert W. Baird Outperform → Neutral
Mar-19-18Resumed Goldman Neutral
Jan-23-18Initiated UBS Sell
Nov-13-17Reiterated RBC Capital Mkts Underperform $148 → $151
Nov-07-17Reiterated RBC Capital Mkts Underperform $146 → $148
Oct-19-17Upgrade Atlantic Equities Underweight → Neutral
Oct-19-17Downgrade UBS Neutral → Sell $170 → $195
Oct-18-17Reiterated RBC Capital Mkts Underperform $145 → $146
Aug-21-17Resumed KeyBanc Capital Mkts Sector Weight
Jun-02-17Reiterated Stifel Hold $204 → $180
Jun-02-17Initiated JP Morgan Neutral
May-26-17Downgrade Macquarie Outperform → Neutral
May-18-17Downgrade Deutsche Bank Hold → Sell $246 → $145
May-15-17Reiterated RBC Capital Mkts Underperform $166 → $156
Apr-19-17Downgrade Credit Suisse Neutral → Underperform
Jan-27-17Reiterated Stifel Hold $245 → $266
Nov-14-16Reiterated RBC Capital Mkts Underperform $186 → $174
Oct-17-18 11:42AM  Edited Transcript of GWW earnings conference call or presentation 16-Oct-18 3:00pm GMT Thomson Reuters StreetEvents
10:19AM  SHAREHOLDER ALERT: Levi & Korsinsky, LLP Notifies Investors of an Investigation Involving Possible Securities Fraud Violations by Certain Officers and Directors of W.W. Grainger, Inc. GlobeNewswire
09:31AM  Company News For Oct 17, 2018 Zacks
Oct-16-18 05:45PM  SHAREHOLDER ALERT: Pomerantz Law Firm Investigates Claims On Behalf of Investors of W.W. Grainger, Inc. - GWW PR Newswire -11.95%
05:39PM  SHAREHOLDER ALERT: Bronstein, Gewirtz & Grossman, LLC Announces Investigation of W.W. Grainger, Inc. (GWW) PR Newswire
04:31PM  Why Domino's Pizza, Innophos Holdings, and W.W. Grainger Slumped Today Motley Fool
03:48PM  5 Stocks Moving After Tuesday's Pre-Market Earnings Zacks
11:51AM  WW Grainger Stock Slides on Q3 Revenue Miss InvestorPlace
10:18AM  Grainger (GWW) Q3 Earnings Beat, Revenues Miss Estimates Zacks
09:25AM  W.W. Grainger (GWW) Q3 Earnings Surpass Estimates Zacks
08:21AM  W.W. Grainger: 3Q Earnings Snapshot Associated Press
08:00AM  Grainger Reports Results For The 2018 Third Quarter PR Newswire
07:27AM  Should You Be Tempted To Sell WW Grainger Inc (NYSE:GWW) At Its Current PE Ratio? Simply Wall St.
Oct-15-18 02:38PM  Q3 Earnings Preview: W W Grainger Benzinga
Oct-12-18 09:52AM  Is a Surprise Coming for W.W. Grainger (GWW) This Earnings Season? Zacks
09:49AM  Focus on Digital Marketing to Aid Grainger (GWW) Q3 Earnings Zacks
Oct-11-18 09:12AM  Century Aluminum Extends Power Contract for Mt. Holly Smelter Zacks
08:42AM  Should You Get Rid of Actuant (ATU) Now? Zacks
Oct-09-18 10:30AM  W.W. Grainger (GWW) Q3 Earnings Preview: What's in the Cards? Zacks
Oct-05-18 01:02PM  How WW Grainger Inc (NYSE:GWW) Delivered A Better ROE Than Its Industry Simply Wall St.
Oct-04-18 09:27AM  Manufacturing Activity on a Roll: 5 Industrial Stock Picks Zacks
Oct-02-18 09:40AM  Is W.W. Grainger (GWW) Stock Outpacing Its Industrial Products Peers This Year? Zacks
Oct-01-18 10:56AM  Here's Why You Should Add Grainger (GWW) Stock Right Away Zacks
Sep-27-18 09:30AM  MSM vs. GWW: Which Stock Is the Better Value Option? Zacks
Sep-24-18 10:10AM  Why the Earnings Surprise Streak Could Continue for W.W. Grainger (GWW) Zacks
Sep-20-18 07:28AM  The Zacks Analyst Blog Highlights: American Woodmark, Guess', Rocky Brands, W.W. Grainger and Caterpillar Zacks
Sep-19-18 07:44AM  Wall Street Resilient to Trade Jitters: Top 5 Gainers Zacks
Sep-18-18 09:00AM  Grainger Rides on E-commerce, Favorable Markets for Growth Zacks
Sep-14-18 10:06AM  Grainger (GWW) Stock Surges 50% YTD: Can the Rally Continue? Zacks
09:30AM  Is W.W. Grainger (GWW) Outperforming Other Industrial Products Stocks This Year? Zacks
Sep-13-18 01:14PM  Is Snap-On an Ideal Dividend Growth Stock? 3 Pros, 3 Cons InvestorPlace
Sep-11-18 07:30AM featured highlights include: Broadridge, W.W. Grainger, Carlisle Companies, SS&C Technologies and Huntington Ingalls Zacks
Sep-10-18 08:38AM  5 Top Stocks With Sales Growth to Buy Amid Volatile Markets Zacks
Sep-05-18 04:06PM  HD Supply Earnings Top, Sales Growth Accelerates For Sixth Quarter Investor's Business Daily
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Sep-03-18 09:06AM  Wall Street Witnesses the Best August in 4 Years: 5 Top Picks Zacks
Aug-29-18 10:01AM  Astec (ASTE) Down 16% YTD: What's Pulling the Stock Down? Zacks
Aug-28-18 04:13PM  How Much Room Does W.W. Grainger Have to Grow?
Aug-23-18 07:33AM highlights: AT&T, W.W. Grainger, ON Semiconductor, DTE Energy and CBRE Group Zacks
Aug-22-18 09:01AM  Bull Market Set to Become Longest in History: 5 Picks Zacks
08:52AM  5 Stocks Worth Investing in Now on Impressive Sales Growth Zacks
Aug-21-18 09:13AM  Indexes Within Striking Distance of Record High: 5 Top Picks Zacks
Aug-17-18 09:25AM  W.W. Grainger (GWW) Up 5.4% Since Earnings Report: Can It Continue? Zacks
Aug-15-18 09:58AM  E-commerce, Favorable Markets Drive Growth at Grainger (GWW) Zacks
Aug-14-18 08:41AM  Surging Earnings Estimates Signal Good News for W.W. Grainger (GWW) Zacks
Aug-10-18 09:18AM  W.W. Grainger (GWW) Hits Fresh Highs: Is There Still Room to Run? Zacks
Aug-07-18 11:16AM  Only 2 Days Left Before WW Grainger Inc (NYSE:GWW) Will Start Trading Ex-Dividend, Should Investors Buy? Simply Wall St.
Aug-01-18 08:21AM  Markets End Robust July in Green: 5 Top-Ranked Growth Picks Zacks
Jul-30-18 09:10AM  Dow and S&P 500 Posts Fourth Weekly Gain: 5 Top-Ranked Picks Zacks
Jul-25-18 10:16AM  S&P 500 Hits Highest Level Since Feb 1: 4 Great Picks Zacks
10:02AM  Grainger Declares Quarterly Dividend PR Newswire
Jul-24-18 12:45PM  5 Low-Beta Stocks to Combat Trade and Geopolitical Tensions InvestorPlace
09:34AM  5 Low-Beta Stocks to Combat Trade & Geopolitical Tensions Zacks
Jul-23-18 09:10AM highlights: Polaris Industries, Textron, BGC Partners, LKQ and W.W. Grainger Zacks
07:25AM  Free Post Earnings Research Report: W.W. Graingers Sales Jumped 9.4%; Non-GAAP EPS Soared 59% ACCESSWIRE
Jul-20-18 09:17AM  Add These 5 Stocks With Solid Sales Growth to Your Portfolio Zacks
Jul-19-18 09:50AM  Company News For Jul 19, 2018 Zacks
07:39AM  4 Big-Name Stocks to Buy on Blockbuster Q2 Earnings Zacks
Jul-18-18 05:38PM  After the Bell: Dow Gains 79 Points as S&P 500s Stealth Breakout Continues +11.16%
05:04PM  Why W.W. Grainger, Ericcson, and Berkshire Hathaway Jumped Today Motley Fool
04:29PM  United Continental and Grainger rise; Devon Energy skids Associated Press
03:39PM  Why WW Grainger Inc's Shares Popped 12% Today Motley Fool
03:02PM  Edited Transcript of GWW earnings conference call or presentation 18-Jul-18 3:00pm GMT Thomson Reuters StreetEvents
12:32PM  At this pace, earnings growth will top the first quarter's record 26% increase CNBC
11:51AM  W.W. Grainger's stock rockets toward record, pacing gains among peers and the broader market MarketWatch
10:33AM  Grainger (GWW) Q2 Earnings & Sales Beat, Hikes 2018 View Zacks
09:21AM  Stocks to Watch: Alphabet, Morgan Stanley, Texas Instruments, United Continental, Boeing, CSX The Wall Street Journal
08:20AM  W.W. Grainger shares jump 4% premarket after earnings beat MarketWatch
08:11AM  W.W. Grainger: 2Q Earnings Snapshot Associated Press
08:00AM  Grainger Reports Results For The 2018 Second Quarter PR Newswire
06:14AM  Grainger's (GWW) Q2 Earnings and Revenues Beat Estimates Zacks
Jul-17-18 03:59PM  W W Grainger's Earnings Outlook Benzinga
08:34AM  Should You Buy Grainger (GWW) Ahead of Earnings? Zacks
Jul-16-18 09:30AM  HDS or GWW: Which Is the Better Value Stock Right Now? Zacks
09:22AM  Grainger (GWW) to Report Q2 Earnings: Is a Beat in Store? Zacks
Jul-12-18 07:20AM  Today's Free Research Reports Coverage on MSC Industrial Direct and Three More Equipment Wholesale Stocks ACCESSWIRE
Jul-11-18 08:30AM  Grainger Receives High Score on the 2018 Disability Equality Index PR Newswire
Jul-03-18 08:34AM  What's Behind Grainger (GWW) Rally of 65% in the Past Year? Zacks
Jun-28-18 09:30AM  HDS vs. GWW: Which Stock Is the Better Value Option? Zacks
Jun-18-18 09:21AM  Grainger Rides on Improving Markets & Growing E-commerce Zacks
Jun-11-18 01:33PM  6 Dividend Aristocrats to Buy as Trump Irks G7 InvestorPlace
08:52AM  ASHTY vs. GWW: Which Stock Is the Better Value Option? Zacks
08:30AM  Recent Analysis Shows Ford Motor, Lions Gate Entertainment, America's Car-Mart, W.W. Grainger, Berry Global Group, and NACCO Industries Market Influences Renewed Outlook, Key Drivers of Growth GlobeNewswire
08:00AM  6 Dividend Aristocrats to Buy as Trump Irks G7 Zacks
Jun-08-18 09:51AM  Briggs & Stratton (BGG) Stock Declines 26% YTD: Here's Why Zacks
07:40AM  Todays Free Research Reports Coverage on WESCO International and Three More Equipment Wholesale Stocks ACCESSWIRE
Jun-05-18 04:04PM  HD Supply Earnings Top; Stock Jumps Investor's Business Daily
May-30-18 04:00PM  Grainger's Head Of Communications And Investor Relations To Retire PR Newswire
06:00AM  Did the "Italy Selloff" Create any Bargains In U.S. Equities? Zacks
May-22-18 08:34AM  W.W. Grainger (GWW): Strong Industry, Solid Earnings Estimate Revisions Zacks
May-21-18 04:10AM  W.W. Grainger (GWW) Up 2.3% Since Earnings Report: Can It Continue? Zacks
May-18-18 09:29AM  Grainger (GWW) Rises 77% in a Year: What's Behind the Rally? Zacks
May-17-18 10:00AM  Grainger To Present At Upcoming Investor Conferences PR Newswire
May-09-18 06:03AM  3 Growth Stocks to Buy and Hold for 25 Years Motley Fool
May-08-18 02:25PM  Grainger (W W) Inc. -- Moody's downgrades Grainger's senior unsecured rating to A3 and short-term rating to P-2; outlook stable Moody's
May-05-18 07:17AM  Why Dividend Aristocrat W.W. Grainger Isnt a Value Stock Motley Fool
May-04-18 07:15AM  Free Post Earnings Research Report: W.W. Grainger's Sales Rose 9%; Adjusted EPS Soared 45% ACCESSWIRE
Apr-27-18 07:20AM  Free Research Report as Titan Machinerys Quarterly Revenue Jumped 7%; Adjusted Net Loss Narrowed ACCESSWIRE
07:10AM  W.W. Grainger, Acuity Brands and Western Digital highlighted as Zacks Bull and Bear of the Day Zacks
06:51AM  Bull of the Day: WW Grainger (GWW) Zacks
W.W. Grainger, Inc. distributes maintenance, repair, and operating (MRO) supplies; and other related products and services that are used by businesses and institutions in the United States, Canada, Europe, Asia, and Latin America. The company offers material handling equipment, safety and security supplies, lighting and electrical products, power and hand tools, pumps and plumbing supplies, cleaning and maintenance supplies, metalworking tools, and various other products. It also offers inventory management solutions; and distributes fasteners, gloves, ladders, motors, and janitorial supplies. The company serves small and mid-sized businesses, large corporations, government entities, and other institutions. It offers its products through various branches, sales and service representatives, contact centers, distribution centers, and catalogs, as well as through Websites. W.W. Grainger, Inc. was founded in 1927 and is based in Lake Forest, Illinois.
Insider Trading Relationship Date Transaction Cost #Shares Value ($) #Shares Total SEC Form 4
HOWARD JOHN LSr. VP and General CounselAug 22Option Exercise149.0214,9902,233,81058,207Aug 23 08:35 AM
HOWARD JOHN LSr. VP and General CounselAug 22Sale368.2014,9905,519,34643,217Aug 23 08:35 AM
ANDERSON BRIAN PDirectorAug 16Sale360.181,000360,1773,340Aug 16 12:40 PM
Macpherson Donald GChairman and CEOAug 01Option Exercise149.0224,8763,707,02263,994Aug 02 04:38 PM
Macpherson Donald GChairman and CEOAug 01Sale342.3921,4487,343,53542,546Aug 02 04:38 PM
Tapia Eric RVice President & ControllerJul 30Sale338.191,534518,7842,278Jul 31 11:10 AM
Tapia Eric RVice President & ControllerJun 13Option Exercise241.822,265547,7226,077Jun 15 01:27 PM
Tapia Eric RVice President & ControllerJun 13Sale315.572,265714,7623,812Jun 15 01:27 PM
Tapia Eric RVice President & ControllerMay 03Sale278.7321660,2073,812May 04 12:39 PM
JADIN RONALD LSr. VP & Chief Financial OffApr 24Option Exercise108.1529,0003,136,35049,459Apr 25 04:03 PM
JADIN RONALD LSr. VP & Chief Financial OffApr 24Sale286.9329,0008,320,89020,459Apr 25 04:03 PM
HOWARD JOHN LSr. VP and General CounselApr 05Option Exercise108.1519,5002,108,92557,906Apr 05 04:51 PM
HOWARD JOHN LSr. VP and General CounselApr 05Sale295.0019,5005,752,50038,406Apr 05 04:51 PM
Watson Lucas EDirectorFeb 05Buy256.5119550,020195Feb 07 04:59 PM
Tapia Eric RVice President & ControllerFeb 01Sale266.0610026,6063,563Feb 02 12:40 PM
Brown Laura DSr. VP, Inv Rel & CommJan 11Option Exercise149.026,7891,011,69716,893Jan 12 02:53 PM
Brown Laura DSr. VP, Inv Rel & CommJan 11Sale232.869,1582,132,5777,735Jan 12 02:53 PM
HOWARD JOHN LSr. VP and General CounselNov 30Option Exercise81.4921,0001,711,29059,406Dec 01 12:16 PM
HOWARD JOHN LSr. VP and General CounselNov 30Sale220.5621,0004,631,73638,406Dec 01 12:16 PM
Macpherson Donald GChairman and CEONov 29Option Exercise108.1526,0002,811,90053,447Dec 01 12:15 PM
Macpherson Donald GChairman and CEONov 29Sale212.4822,8364,852,25130,611Dec 01 12:15 PM
Robbins Paige KSr. VP, Chief Digital OfficerOct 26Sale202.3134670,0008,054Oct 30 12:38 PM
Tapia Eric RVice President & ControllerOct 20Sale208.2619039,5693,748Oct 20 02:18 PM