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W.W. Grainger, Inc. (GWW)

NYSE: GWW · IEX Real-Time Price · USD
491.44 3.43 (0.70%)
Dec 3, 2021 4:00 PM EST - Market closed
Market Cap25.32B
Revenue (ttm)12.60B
Net Income (ttm)928.00M
Shares Out51.52M
EPS (ttm)17.50
PE Ratio28.09
Forward PE21.60
Dividend$6.39 (1.30%)
Ex-Dividend DateNov 5, 2021
Volume214,821
Open489.71
Previous Close488.01
Day's Range483.04 - 492.13
52-Week Range356.23 - 501.05
Beta1.26
AnalystsHold
Price Target500.08 (+1.8%)
Earnings DateOct 29, 2021

About GWW

W.W. Grainger, Inc. distributes maintenance, repair, and operating (MRO) products and services in the United States, Canada, and internationally. The company provides material handling equipment, safety and security supplies, lighting and electrical products, power and hand tools, pumps and plumbing supplies, cleaning and maintenance supplies, and metalworking tools. It also offers inventory management and technical support services. The company provides its products through sales and service representatives, catalogs, and electronic and ecomme...

IndustryTrading Companies & Distributors
Founded1927
CEODonald Macpherson
Employees21,800
Stock ExchangeNYSE
Ticker SymbolGWW
Full Company Profile

Financial Performance

In 2020, W.W. Grainger's revenue was $11.80 billion, an increase of 2.71% compared to the previous year's $11.49 billion. Earnings were $695.00 million, a decrease of -18.14%.

Financial Statements

Analyst Forecast

According to 21 analysts, the average rating for W.W. Grainger stock is "Hold." The 12-month stock price forecast is 500.08, which is an increase of 1.76% from the latest price.

Price Target
$500.08
(1.76% upside)
Analyst Consensus: Hold

News

Grainger (GWW) Hits 52-Week High: What's Driving the Upside?

Grainger's (GWW) encouraging Q3 results and recovery in non-pandemic product sales volume are contributing to its share-price rally.

1 week ago - Zacks Investment Research

Grainger (GWW) Benefits From Non-Pandemic Product Demand

Grainger (GWW) is well poised to gain from a strong momentum across the segments, a solid recovery in non-pandemic product sales, strategic growth activities and improving customer relationships.

2 weeks ago - Zacks Investment Research

Analysts Bump Up W W Grainger Price Target After Strong Q3 Results

Oppenheimer analyst Christopher Glynn raised the price target on W W Grainger Inc (NYSE:GWW) to $535 (an upside of 14%) from $500 and maintained an Outperform rating on the shares.  The analyst notes Gr...

1 month ago - Benzinga

Grainger to Add 100 Jobs in Lake County, Illinois

CHICAGO, Nov. 1, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Grainger (NYSE: GWW), the leading broad line supplier of maintenance, repair and operating (MRO) products serving businesses and institutions, today announced it wi...

1 month ago - PRNewsWire

W W Grainger Stock Surges As Q3 Earnings Top Estimates

W W Grainger Inc (NYSE: GWW) reported third-quarter FY21 sales growth of 11.7% year-over-year to $3.37 billion, +11.9% on an organic basis, beating the consensus of $3.32 billion. High-Touch Solutions s...

1 month ago - Benzinga

W.W. Grainger (GWW) Q3 Earnings and Revenues Surpass Estimates

W.W. Grainger (GWW) delivered earnings and revenue surprises of 6.40% and 1.27%, respectively, for the quarter ended September 2021. Do the numbers hold clues to what lies ahead for the stock?

1 month ago - Zacks Investment Research

Grainger (GWW) Q3 Earnings & Sales Top Estimates, Up Y/Y

Grainger's (GWW) Q3 top line gains on strong performance across the High-Touch Solutions North America (N.A.) and Endless Assortment segments.

1 month ago - Zacks Investment Research

Three Grainger Board Members and Corporate Officer Recognized in Savoy Magazine's 2021 Influential Black Corporate Di...

CHICAGO, Oct. 27, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Grainger (NYSE: GWW), the leading broad line supplier of maintenance, repair and operating (MRO) products serving businesses and institutions, today announced that...

1 month ago - PRNewsWire

Grainger Declares Quarterly Dividend

CHICAGO, Oct. 27, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- The board of directors of Grainger (NYSE: GWW) today declared a cash dividend of $1.62 per share payable on December 1, 2021, to shareholders of record on November...

1 month ago - PRNewsWire

Grainger (GWW) to Report Q3 Earnings: What's in the Offing?

Grainger's (GWW) Q3 results likely to reflect benefits from strong growth in non-pandemic product sales, surge in e-commerce sales as well as gains from the company's cost-control actions.

1 month ago - Zacks Investment Research

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.

1 month ago - Zacks Investment Research

Grainger (GWW) Gains From Growth Initiatives & E-Retail Demand

Grainger (GWW) is well poised to benefit from the strong momentum across its segments, focus on strategic growth activities and improving customer relationships.

1 month ago - Zacks Investment Research

Grainger and the American Red Cross Celebrate 20 Years of Community Partnership

CHICAGO, Sept. 29, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Grainger (NYSE: GWW), the leading broad line supplier of maintenance, repair and operating (MRO) products serving businesses and institutions, announced that this...

2 months ago - PRNewsWire

W W Grainger Stock Slips After Missing Q2 Earnings Estimates

W W Grainger Inc (NYSE: GWW) reported second-quarter sales growth of 13.1% year-over-year to $3.207 billion, missed the consensus of $3.22 billion. Sales rose 15.0% on an organic, daily, constant curren...

4 months ago - Benzinga

W.W. Grainger (GWW) Q2 Earnings and Revenues Miss Estimates

W.W. Grainger (GWW) delivered earnings and revenue surprises of -7.38% and -0.83%, respectively, for the quarter ended June 2021. Do the numbers hold clues to what lies ahead for the stock?

4 months ago - Zacks Investment Research

Grainger (GWW) Earnings & Sales Miss Estimates in Q2, Up Y/Y

Grainger's (GWW) Q2 top line gains on strong performance across the High-Touch Solutions North America (N.A.) and Endless Assortment segments.

4 months ago - Zacks Investment Research

W.W. Grainger: Q2 Earnings Insights

Shares of W.W. Grainger (NYSE:GWW) remained unaffected after the company reported Q2 results.

4 months ago - Benzinga

Grainger Reports Results For The Second Quarter 2021

CHICAGO, July 30, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Second Quarter Highlights Delivered sales of $3.2 billion, up 13.1%, compared to the second quarter of 2020; up 15.0% on an organic, daily, constant currency basis...

4 months ago - PRNewsWire

Grainger Declares Quarterly Dividend

CHICAGO, July 28, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- The board of directors of W.W. Grainger, Inc. (NYSE: GWW) today declared a cash dividend of $1.62 per share payable on September 1, 2021, to shareholders of record...

4 months ago - PRNewsWire

Is a Beat in the Cards for Grainger (GWW) This Earnings Season?

Grainger's (GWW) Q2 results are likely to display surge in e-commerce sales, pandemic-induced demand for essential products as well as gains from the company's cost-control actions.

4 months ago - Zacks Investment Research

W.W. Grainger (GWW) Reports Next Week: Wall Street Expects Earnings Growth

W.W. Grainger (GWW) possesses the right combination of the two key ingredients for a likely earnings beat in its upcoming report. Get prepared with the key expectations.

4 months ago - Zacks Investment Research

5 Solid Dividend Growth Stocks for Income and Safety

Honing on the stocks of Santander Consumer (SC), W.W. Grainger (GWW), FedEx (FDX), Deere & Company (DE) and Boyd Gaming (BYD) could lead to a healthy portfolio as these pay out dividend.

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5 months ago - Zacks Investment Research

5 Top-Rated Industrial Stocks to Add to Your Portfolio Now

With American industries and the rest of the US economy bouncing back from the impact of the pandemic, it's prudent to invest in industrial stocks like Alcoa (AA), Caterpillar (CAT) & Tennant (TNC).

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5 months ago - Zacks Investment Research

E-commerce Demand, Strategic Initiatives to Aid Grainger (GWW)

Grainger (GWW) is focused on outpacing the market by focusing on the strategic activities and improving customer relationships.

5 months ago - Zacks Investment Research

5 Industrial Services Stocks to Watch in a Challenging Industry

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