GWW - W.W. Grainger, Inc.

NYSE - Nasdaq Real Time Price. Currency in USD
294.06
-0.30 (-0.10%)
As of 1:51PM EDT. Market open.
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Previous Close294.36
Open293.27
Bid293.20 x 800
Ask293.39 x 800
Day's Range288.84 - 294.06
52 Week Range265.00 - 372.06
Volume270,775
Avg. Volume409,037
Market Cap16.351B
Beta (3Y Monthly)1.49
PE Ratio (TTM)20.81
EPS (TTM)14.13
Earnings DateJul 24, 2019
Forward Dividend & Yield5.44 (1.81%)
Ex-Dividend Date2019-02-08
1y Target Est303.50
Trade prices are not sourced from all markets
  • MarketWatchyesterday

    W.W. Grainger boosts dividend by 6%, to yield more than industrial sector, S&P 500

    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%.

  • PR Newswireyesterday

    Grainger's Shareholders Elect 11 Directors And Other Meeting Highlights

    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 ...

  • PR Newswireyesterday

    Grainger Increases Quarterly Dividend By 6 Percent And Authorizes Repurchase Of Additional 5 Million Shares

    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.

  • A "Choppy" Demand Environment Dents W.W. Grainger's Sales Growth
    Motley Fool2 days ago

    A "Choppy" Demand Environment Dents W.W. Grainger's Sales Growth

    The industrial supply company booked healthy profits but found it difficult to nudge its top line in the first quarter.

  • What Should Investors Know About W.W. Grainger, Inc.'s (NYSE:GWW) Growth?
    Simply Wall St.2 days ago

    What Should Investors Know About W.W. Grainger, Inc.'s (NYSE:GWW) Growth?

    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...

  • Thomson Reuters StreetEvents2 days ago

    Edited Transcript of GWW earnings conference call or presentation 22-Apr-19 3:00pm GMT

    Q1 2019 W W Grainger Inc Earnings Call

  • Company News For Apr 23, 2019
    Zacks2 days ago

    Company News For Apr 23, 2019

    Companies In The News Are: KMB, BBBY, RCII, GWW

  • WW Grainger Inc (GWW) Q1 2019 Earnings Call Transcript
    Motley Fool3 days ago

    WW Grainger Inc (GWW) Q1 2019 Earnings Call Transcript

    GWW earnings call for the period ending March 31, 2019.

  • Why Bed Bath & Beyond, Tapestry, and W.W. Grainger Slumped Today
    Motley Fool3 days ago

    Why Bed Bath & Beyond, Tapestry, and W.W. Grainger Slumped Today

    Poor earnings and other bad news held some stocks back.

  • Stocks mixed as earnings season rolls on
    Yahoo Finance3 days ago

    Stocks mixed as earnings season rolls on

    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.

  • Stocks making the biggest moves midday: Kimberly-Clark, Boeing, Tesla & more
    CNBC3 days ago

    Stocks making the biggest moves midday: Kimberly-Clark, Boeing, Tesla & more

    These are the stocks posting the largest moves midday Monday.

  • Grainger (GWW) Earnings Trump, Sales Trail Estimates in Q1
    Zacks3 days ago

    Grainger (GWW) Earnings Trump, Sales Trail Estimates in Q1

    Growth in operating earnings and lower average shares outstanding drive Grainger's (GWW) first-quarter 2019 performance.

  • Grainger (GWW) Q1 Earnings Top, Revenues Lag Estimates
    Zacks3 days ago

    Grainger (GWW) Q1 Earnings Top, Revenues Lag Estimates

    Grainger (GWW) expects net sales growth in the range of 4% -8.5% and operating margin in the band of 12.2%-13% for 2019.

  • Associated Press3 days ago

    W.W. Grainger: 1Q Earnings Snapshot

    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. ...

  • TheStreet.com3 days ago

    Why This Market Is Not 'Overvalued', Plus a Play on Citigroup: Market Recon

    Fear Just talk. There has been so much discussion in the print media of late covering market direction. The obvious hand wringing. The gnashing of teeth. The whole wall of worry. I too, sit and think about market direction.

  • PR Newswire3 days ago

    Grainger Reports Results For The 2019 First Quarter

    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 ...

  • How Amazon Could Cost This Industry $20 Billion
    Motley Fool4 days ago

    How Amazon Could Cost This Industry $20 Billion

    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.

  • Industrial Services Industry's Near-Term Prospects Bright
    Zacks7 days ago

    Industrial Services Industry's Near-Term Prospects Bright

    Industrial Services Industry's Near-Term Prospects Bright

  • What's in the Offing for Grainger (GWW) in Q1 Earnings?
    Zacks9 days ago

    What's in the Offing for Grainger (GWW) in Q1 Earnings?

    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) Earnings Expected to Grow: What to Know Ahead of Next Week's Release
    Zacks10 days ago

    W.W. Grainger (GWW) Earnings Expected to Grow: What to Know Ahead of Next Week's Release

    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.

  • PR Newswire15 days ago

    Grainger Earns Top Marks on the 2019 Corporate Equality Index

    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 ...

  • What You Must Know About W.W. Grainger, Inc.'s (NYSE:GWW) Financial Strength
    Simply Wall St.16 days ago

    What You Must Know About W.W. Grainger, Inc.'s (NYSE:GWW) Financial Strength

    Want to participate in a research study? Help shape the future of investing tools and earn a $60 gift card! Investors pursuing a solid, dependable stock investment can often be led to W.W. Grainger, Inc. (NYSE:GWW), a large-cap worth...

  • Strong Markets, New Products Aid Lincoln Electric, Costs Ail
    Zacks21 days ago

    Strong Markets, New Products Aid Lincoln Electric, Costs Ail

    Lincoln Electric (LECO) will gain traction from the buoyant end-markets, buyouts and product launches amid the rising costs.

  • Markit23 days ago

    See what the IHS Markit Score report has to say about W W Grainger Inc.

    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 score@ihsmarkit.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.

  • Hedge Funds Were Dumping W.W. Grainger (GWW), Look What Happened
    Insider Monkey25 days ago

    Hedge Funds Were Dumping W.W. Grainger (GWW), Look What Happened

    Investing in small cap stocks has historically been a way to outperform the market, as small cap companies typically grow faster on average than the blue chips. That outperformance comes with a price, however, as there are occasional periods of higher volatility. The fourth quarter of 2018 is one of those periods, as the Russell […]