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GWW - W W Grainger Inc Share Price

$422.89 9.2  2.2%

Last Trade - 4:04pm

Sector
Industrials
Size
Large Cap
Market Cap £15.54bn
Enterprise Value £17.03bn
Revenue £8.47bn
Position in Universe 547th / 6852
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52w High -3.32%
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Financial Summary
Year End 31st Dec 2015 2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 2021E 2022E CAGR / Avg
9,973 10,137 10,425 11,221 11,486 11,797 12,367 13,174 +3.4%
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FINANCIAL BRIEF: : For the fiscal year ended 31 December 2020, W WGrainger Inc revenues increased 3% to $11.8B. Net incomedecreased 18% to $695M. Revenues reflect United Statessegment increase of 3% to $8.56B, Other Businesses segmentincrease of 4% to $2.76B, United States segment increase of4% to $9.2B. Net income was offset by United States segmentincome decrease of 7% to $1.3B, Canada segment losstotaling $16M vs. income of $3M.
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Profile Summary

W.W. Grainger, Inc. (Grainger) is a distributor of maintenance, repair and operating (MRO) supplies and other related products and services. The Company offers its products and services to businesses and institutions in the United States and Canada, with presence also in Europe, Asia and Latin America. The Company operates through two segments, which include the United States and Canada. The Company's business support functions provide coordination and guidance in the areas of accounting and finance, business development, communications and investor relations, compensation and benefits, information systems, health and safety, global supply chain functions, human resources, risk management, internal audit, legal, real estate, security, tax and treasury. The Company's other businesses also include Zoro Tools, Inc. (Zoro), the single channel online business in the United States, MonotaRO Co. (MonotaRO) in Japan, and operations in Europe, Asia and Latin America.

Directors
Last Annual December 31st, 2020
Last Interim December 31st, 2020
Incorporated December 27, 1928
Public Since July 29, 1975
No. of Shareholders: 226,759
No. of Employees: 21,800
Sector Industrials
Industry Machinery, Equipment & Components
Index S&P 500 Industrials (sector), S&P Composite 1500 , S&P 500 ,
Exchange New York Stock Exchange
Shares in Issue 52,340,993
Free Float (0.0%)
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Upcoming Events for GWW
Wednesday 28th April, 2021
W W Grainger Inc Annual Shareholders Meeting
Friday 30th April, 2021
Q1 2021 W W Grainger Inc Earnings Release
Friday 30th April, 2021
Q1 2021 W W Grainger Inc Earnings Call
Thursday 29th April, 2021 Estimate
W W Grainger Inc Annual Shareholders Meeting
Friday 30th July, 2021
Q2 2021 W W Grainger Inc Earnings Release
Friday 30th July, 2021
Q2 2021 W W Grainger Inc Earnings Call
Frequently Asked Questions for W W Grainger Inc
What is the W W Grainger Inc share price?

As of 4:04pm, shares in W W Grainger Inc are trading at $422.89, giving the company a market capitalisation of £15.54bn. This share price information is delayed by 15 minutes.

How has the W W Grainger Inc share price performed this year?

Shares in W W Grainger Inc are currently trading at $422.89 and the price has moved by 50.7% over the past 365 days. In terms of relative price strength - which takes into account the overall market trend - the W W Grainger Inc price has moved by -0.94% over the past year.

What are the analyst and broker recommendations for W W Grainger Inc?

Of the analysts with advisory recommendations for W W Grainger Inc, there are there are currently 3 "buy" , 10 "hold" and 0 "sell" recommendations. The overall consensus recommendation for W W Grainger Inc is Hold. You can view the full broker recommendation list by unlocking its StockReport.

When will W W Grainger Inc next release its financial results?

W W Grainger Inc is scheduled to issue upcoming financial results on the following dates:

Interim results are scheduled for: 2021-12-31
What is the W W Grainger Inc dividend yield?

The W W Grainger Inc dividend yield is 1.44% based on the trailing twelve month period.

Does W W Grainger Inc pay a dividend?

Last year, W W Grainger Inc paid a total dividend of 5.94, and it currently has a trailing dividend yield of 1.44%. Looking ahead, W W Grainger Inc has not announced an ex-dividend date yet.

When does W W Grainger Inc next pay dividends?

W W Grainger Inc has yet to annouce their ex-dividend date. The historic dividend yield on W W Grainger Inc shares is currently 1.44%.

How do I buy W W Grainger Inc shares?

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What is the market cap of W W Grainger Inc?

Shares in W W Grainger Inc are currently trading at $422.89, giving the company a market capitalisation of £15.54bn.

Where are W W Grainger Inc shares listed? Where are W W Grainger Inc shares listed?

Here are the trading details for W W Grainger Inc:

Country of listing: United States
Exchange: NYQ
Ticker Symbol: GWW
What kind of share is W W Grainger Inc?

Based on an overall assessment of its quality, value and momentum, W W Grainger Inc is currently classified as a Style Neutral. The classification is based on a composite score that examines a wide range of fundamental and technical measures. Stock are classified on the the following spectrum: Super Stocks, High Flyers, Contrarians, Turnarounds, Neutral, Value Traps, Momentum Traps, Falling Stars, and Sucker Stocks. For more information, learn about our StockRank Styles.

Is there a W W Grainger Inc share price forecast 2021?

Shares in W W Grainger Inc are currently priced at $422.89. At that level they are trading at 1.55% premium to the analyst consensus target price of 0.00.

Analysts covering W W Grainger Inc currently have a consensus Earnings Per Share (EPS) forecast of 18.55 for the next financial year.

How can I tell whether the W W Grainger Inc share price will go up?

An important predictor of whether a stock price will go up is its track record of momentum. Price trends tend to persist, so it's worth looking at them when it comes to a share like W W Grainger Inc. Over the past six months, the relative strength of its shares against the market has been -4.88%. At the current price of $422.89, shares in W W Grainger Inc are trading at 9.69% against their 200 day moving average. You can read more about the power of momentum in assessing share price movements on Stockopedia.

What is the W W Grainger Inc PE Ratio?

The W W Grainger Inc PE ratio based on its reported earnings over the past 12 months is 25.33. The shares are currently trading at $422.89.

The PE ratio (or price-to-earnings ratio) is the one of the most popular valuation measures used by stock market investors. It is calculated by dividing a company's price per share by its earnings per share.

The PE ratio can be seen as being expressed in years, in the sense that it shows the number of years of earnings which would be required to pay back the purchase price, ignoring inflation. So in general terms, the higher the PE, the more expensive the stock is.

Who are the key directors of W W Grainger Inc?

W W Grainger Inc's management team is headed by:

John Howard - SVP
Brian Anderson - IND
Neil Novich - IND
Stuart Levenick - LED
V. Ann Hailey - IND
Donald Macpherson - CHM
Rodney Adkins - IND
Eric Tapia - VPR
Paige Robbins - SVP
Kathleen Carroll - CHO
Deidra Merriwether - CFO
Robert O'Keef - VPR
Who are the major shareholders of W W Grainger Inc?

Here are the top five shareholders of W W Grainger Inc based on the size of their shareholding:

The Vanguard Group, Inc. Investment Advisor/Hedge Fund
Percentage owned: 10.31% (5.40m shares)
Williams (Susan Slavik) Individual Investor
Percentage owned: 9.03% (4.73m shares)
Longview Partners LLP Investment Advisor/Hedge Fund
Percentage owned: 5.14% (2.69m shares)
BlackRock Institutional Trust Company, N.A. Investment Advisor
Percentage owned: 4.72% (2.47m shares)
State Street Global Advisors (US) Investment Advisor/Hedge Fund
Percentage owned: 4.37% (2.29m shares)
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