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W.W. Grainger, Inc. (GWW)

Stock Price: $420.55 USD 5.70 (1.37%)
Updated November 24, 4:00 PM EST - Market closed

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Key Info

Market Cap 22.57B
Revenue (ttm) 11.70B
Net Income (ttm) 630.00M
Shares Out 53.67M
EPS (ttm) 11.57
PE Ratio 36.35
Forward PE 23.64
Dividend $6.12
Dividend Yield 1.46%

Stock Quote

Trading Day November 24
Last Price $420.55
Previous Close $414.85
Change ($) 5.70
Change (%) 1.37%
Day's Open 416.37
Day's Range 415.23 - 423.97
Day's Volume 329,583
52-Week Range 200.61 - 424.08

More Stats

Market Cap 22.57B
Enterprise Value 24.11B
Earnings Date (est) Feb 2, 2021
Ex-Dividend Date Nov 6, 2020
Shares Outstanding 53.67M
Float 45.72M
EPS (basic) 11.67
EPS (diluted) 11.57
FCF / Share 15.86
Dividend $6.12
Dividend Yield 1.46%
Earnings Yield 2.75%
FCF Yield 3.77%
Payout Ratio 50.10%
Shares Short 936,166
Short Ratio 2.81
Short % of Float 2.05%
Beta 1.09
PE Ratio 36.35
Forward PE 23.64
P/FCF Ratio 26.55
PS Ratio 1.93
PB Ratio 10.65
Revenue 11.70B
Operating Income 925.00M
Net Income 630.00M
Free Cash Flow 850.00M
Net Cash -1.54B
Net Cash / Share -28.71
Gross Margin 37.57%
Operating Margin 7.90%
Profit Margin 5.40%
FCF Margin 7.26%
ROA 13.58%
ROE 30.90%
ROIC 14.00%
Stats based on trailing-twelve-month (ttm) numbers.

Analyst Forecasts

Analyst Ratings (21)

Buy 5
Overweight 2
Hold 11
Underweight 2
Sell 1

Analyst Consensus: Overweight

Price Target

(-7.76% downside)
Current: $420.55
Target: 387.93
*Average 12-month price target from 15 stock analysts.

Financial Performance

Financial numbers in millions USD.

Financial Overview

Revenue Growth2.36%7.64%2.84%1.64%0.08%5.59%5.45%10.79%12.48%-
Gross Profit4,3974,3484,0984,1154,2314,3144,1363,9163,5113,006
Operating Income1,2621,1581,0351,1131,3001,3471,2971,1311,052860
Net Income849782586606769802797690658511
Shares Outstanding54.7056.1057.7060.4065.1668.3369.4669.8169.6970.84
Earnings Per Share15.3213.7310.029.8711.5811.4511.139.529.076.93
EPS Growth11.58%37.03%1.52%-14.77%1.14%2.88%16.91%4.96%30.88%-
Dividend Per Share5.685.365.064.834.594.173.593.062.522.08
Dividend Growth5.97%5.93%4.76%5.23%10.07%16.16%17.32%21.43%21.15%-
Operating Cash Flow1,0421,0571,0571,0241,036960986816746596
Capital Expenditures-204-153-117-284-374-361-245-241-190-121
Free Cash Flow838904940740662599741575556476
Cash & Equivalents360538327274290227431452335313
Total Debt2,2152,2202,3432,2471,989484543565517494
Net Cash / Debt-1,855-1,682-2,016-1,973-1,699-257-112-113-181-181
Book Value1,8551,9211,6901,7982,2673,2103,2503,0242,6292,205
Numbers in millions USD, except per-share numbers.

Company Profile

Company Details

Full Name W.W. Grainger, Inc.
Country United States
Employees 23,800
CEO Donald G. Macpherson

Stock Information

Ticker Symbol GWW
Stock Exchange New York Stock Exchange
Sector Industrials
Industry Industrial Distribution
Unique Identifier NYSE: GWW


W.W. Grainger 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, as well as gloves, ladders, motors, and janitorial supplies. It also offers inventory management and technical support services. The company provides its products through branches, sales and service representatives, contact centers, distribution centers, and catalogs, as well as through e-commerce platform. It serves small and mid-sized businesses, large corporations, government entities, and other institutions. W.W. Grainger, Inc. was founded in 1927 and is headquartered in Lake Forest, Illinois.