|Bid||293.20 x 800|
|Ask||293.39 x 800|
|Day's Range||288.84 - 294.06|
|52 Week Range||265.00 - 372.06|
|Beta (3Y Monthly)||1.49|
|PE Ratio (TTM)||20.81|
|Earnings Date||Jul 24, 2019|
|Forward Dividend & Yield||5.44 (1.81%)|
|1y Target Est||303.50|
W.W. Grainger Inc. said Wednesday that it was raising its quarterly dividend by 6% to $1.44 a share, from $1.36 a share. The new dividend is payable June 1 to shareholders of record on May 13. The supplier of maintenance and repair products said it also authorized a 5 million share repurchase program, to replace the existing program, with no time limit. The stock was up 0.3% in midday trade. Based on current prices, the new annual dividend rate implies a dividend yield of 1.96%, compared with the yield for the SPDR Industrial Select Sector ETF of 1.91% and the implied yield for the S&P 500 of 1.95%, according to FactSet. And with 55.44 million shares outstanding, the new buyback program represents about 9% of the shares outstanding. The stock has gained 5.3% over the past 12 months, while the industrial ETF has advanced 7.2% and the S&P 500 has climbed 11.3%.
CHICAGO , April 24, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- W.W. Grainger, Inc. (NYSE: GWW) held its annual shareholder meeting in Lake Forest, Ill. , today. Chairman and CEO DG Macpherson provided an update on the state ...
CHICAGO, April 24, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- W.W. Grainger, Inc. (GWW) announced today that its board of directors approved a quarterly cash dividend of $1.44 per share, an increase of 6 percent from the dividend paid in March 2019. The dividend is payable on June 1, 2019, to shareholders of record on May 13, 2019. Grainger has delivered 48 consecutive years of increased dividends.
The industrial supply company booked healthy profits but found it difficult to nudge its top line in the first quarter.
After W.W. Grainger, Inc.'s (NYSE:GWW) earnings announcement in December 2018, analysts seem cautiously optimistic, with profits predicted to increase by 28% next year...
Stocks ended Monday’s session mixed as investors awaited quarterly results from an onslaught of major corporations across sectors, with consensus estimates pointing to a broad-based decline in earnings over last year.
On a per-share basis, the Lake Forest, Illinois-based company said it had net income of $4.48. Earnings, adjusted for restructuring costs, were $4.51 per share. The results beat Wall Street expectations. ...
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First quarter reported and adjusted operating margin of 13 percent; company reiterates 2019 guidance First Quarter Financial Highlights - Sales of $2.8 billion , up 3.0 percent daily, up 4.5 percent on ...
The e-commerce giant's entry into the industrial-supply market appears to have curtailed margin at traditional companies -- which is bad news for the industry's valuation.
Grainger (GWW) likely to gain on focus on strengthening its customer base, investments in e-commerce and digital capabilities amid input cost inflation and foreign exchange headwinds.
W.W. Grainger (GWW) doesn't possess the right combination of the two key ingredients for a likely earnings beat in its upcoming report. Get prepared with the key expectations.
Company Receives 100 Percent on LGBTQ Equality Scorecard for Fifth Year CHICAGO , April 10, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- Grainger (NYSE: GWW), the leading broad line supplier of maintenance, repair and operating ...
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W W Grainger Inc NYSE:GWWView full report here! Summary * ETFs holding this stock are seeing positive inflows * Bearish sentiment is moderate and increasing Bearish sentimentShort interest | NeutralShort interest is moderate for GWW with between 5 and 10% of shares outstanding currently on loan. This represents an increase in short interest as investors who seek to profit from falling equity prices added to their short positions on March 11. Money flowETF/Index ownership | PositiveETF activity is positive. Over the last month, ETFs holding GWW are favorable, with net inflows of $10.68 billion. Additionally, the rate of inflows is increasing. Economic sentimentPMI by IHS Markit | NeutralAccording to the latest IHS Markit Purchasing Managers' Index (PMI) data, output in the Industrials sector is rising. The rate of growth is weak relative to the trend shown over the past year, however. Credit worthinessCredit default swapCDS data is not available for this security.Please send all inquiries related to the report to email@example.com.Charts and report PDFs will only be available for 30 days after publishing.This document has been produced for information purposes only and is not to be relied upon or as construed as investment advice. To the fullest extent permitted by law, IHS Markit disclaims any responsibility or liability, whether in contract, tort (including, without limitation, negligence), equity or otherwise, for any loss or damage arising from any reliance on or the use of this material in any way. Please view the full legal disclaimer and methodology information on pages 2-3 of the full report.
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