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  • bluecheese4u bluecheese4u Jan 24, 2013 9:00 AM Flag

    Grainger Reports Record Results for Year Ended December 31, 2012

    Grainger Reports Record Results for Year Ended December 31, 2012

    Company Reaffirms 2013 Earnings Per Share Guidance of $10.85 to $12.00


    2012 Highlights


    -Sales of $9.0 billion, up 11 percent


    - Reported EPS of $9.52, up 5 percent


    -Adjusted EPS of $10.43, up 15 percent


    -Operating cash flow of $816 million, up 9 percent


    -Named to 2013 FORTUNE 100 Best Companies to Work For® list


    CHICAGO, Jan. 24, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Grainger (NYSE: GWW) today reported record results for the year ended December 31, 2012. Sales of $9.0 billion increased 11 percent versus $8.1 billion in 2011. Net earnings of $690 million increased 5 percent versus $658 million in 2011. Earnings per share of $9.52 increased 5 percent versus $9.07 in 2011. The years 2012 and 2011 included the following items:

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