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W.W. Grainger NYSE:GWW Stock Report

Last Price

US$915.06

Market Cap

US$44.9b

7D

0.9%

1Y

24.0%

Updated

21 Jun, 2024

Data

Company Financials +

GWW Stock Overview

Distributes maintenance, repair, and operating products and services primarily in North America, Japan, the United Kingdom, and internationally.

GWW fundamental analysis
Snowflake Score
Valuation2/6
Future Growth1/6
Past Performance5/6
Financial Health5/6
Dividends4/6

W.W. Grainger, Inc. Competitors

Price History & Performance

Summary of all time highs, changes and price drops for W.W. Grainger
Historical stock prices
Current Share PriceUS$915.06
52 Week HighUS$1,034.18
52 Week LowUS$674.41
Beta1.16
11 Month Change-5.07%
3 Month Change-10.91%
1 Year Change24.01%
33 Year Change106.59%
5 Year Change241.15%
Change since IPO46,939.22%

Recent News & Updates

Recent updates

W.W. Grainger Stock: Plenty Of Reasons To Stay Cautious

Jun 20

Here's Why We Think W.W. Grainger (NYSE:GWW) Is Well Worth Watching

Jun 19
Here's Why We Think W.W. Grainger (NYSE:GWW) Is Well Worth Watching

Is It Time To Consider Buying W.W. Grainger, Inc. (NYSE:GWW)?

May 24
Is It Time To Consider Buying W.W. Grainger, Inc. (NYSE:GWW)?

W.W. Grainger (NYSE:GWW) Seems To Use Debt Quite Sensibly

May 10
W.W. Grainger (NYSE:GWW) Seems To Use Debt Quite Sensibly

W.W. Grainger (NYSE:GWW) Is Increasing Its Dividend To $2.05

Apr 27
W.W. Grainger (NYSE:GWW) Is Increasing Its Dividend To $2.05

Investors Shouldn't Overlook W.W. Grainger's (NYSE:GWW) Impressive Returns On Capital

Apr 14
Investors Shouldn't Overlook W.W. Grainger's (NYSE:GWW) Impressive Returns On Capital

W.W Grainger: Seriously Overvalued Here

Apr 05

Getting In Cheap On W.W. Grainger, Inc. (NYSE:GWW) Is Unlikely

Mar 31
Getting In Cheap On W.W. Grainger, Inc. (NYSE:GWW) Is Unlikely

What Is W.W. Grainger, Inc.'s (NYSE:GWW) Share Price Doing?

Feb 19
What Is W.W. Grainger, Inc.'s (NYSE:GWW) Share Price Doing?

Here's Why We Think W.W. Grainger (NYSE:GWW) Might Deserve Your Attention Today

Jan 22
Here's Why We Think W.W. Grainger (NYSE:GWW) Might Deserve Your Attention Today

W.W. Grainger: Great Business, Great (Long-Term) Stock

Jan 14

Investors Should Be Encouraged By W.W. Grainger's (NYSE:GWW) Returns On Capital

Jan 08
Investors Should Be Encouraged By W.W. Grainger's (NYSE:GWW) Returns On Capital

Subdued Growth No Barrier To W.W. Grainger, Inc.'s (NYSE:GWW) Price

Dec 25
Subdued Growth No Barrier To W.W. Grainger, Inc.'s (NYSE:GWW) Price

Is W.W. Grainger (NYSE:GWW) Using Too Much Debt?

Nov 26
Is W.W. Grainger (NYSE:GWW) Using Too Much Debt?

At US$792, Is It Time To Put W.W. Grainger, Inc. (NYSE:GWW) On Your Watch List?

Nov 13
At US$792, Is It Time To Put W.W. Grainger, Inc. (NYSE:GWW) On Your Watch List?

W.W. Grainger: Good Long-Term Prospects But Moderating Growth

Oct 30

W.W. Grainger: Compounder In An Ever-Changing Industrial Landscape

Oct 17

Returns on Capital Paint A Bright Future For W.W. Grainger (NYSE:GWW)

Oct 02
Returns on Capital Paint A Bright Future For W.W. Grainger (NYSE:GWW)

Should You Be Adding W.W. Grainger (NYSE:GWW) To Your Watchlist Today?

Sep 17
Should You Be Adding W.W. Grainger (NYSE:GWW) To Your Watchlist Today?

We Think W.W. Grainger (NYSE:GWW) Can Stay On Top Of Its Debt

Aug 17
We Think W.W. Grainger (NYSE:GWW) Can Stay On Top Of Its Debt

W.W. Grainger: 43% Overvalued Despite Stellar Growth Prospects

Aug 16

Is W.W. Grainger, Inc. (NYSE:GWW) Expensive For A Reason? A Look At Its Intrinsic Value

Aug 05
Is W.W. Grainger, Inc. (NYSE:GWW) Expensive For A Reason? A Look At Its Intrinsic Value

Is W.W. Grainger, Inc. (NYSE:GWW) Potentially Undervalued?

Jul 09
Is W.W. Grainger, Inc. (NYSE:GWW) Potentially Undervalued?

Investors Shouldn't Overlook W.W. Grainger's (NYSE:GWW) Impressive Returns On Capital

Jun 25
Investors Shouldn't Overlook W.W. Grainger's (NYSE:GWW) Impressive Returns On Capital

W.W. Grainger: A Good Company, Cash Out Profits And Re-Enter Cheaply

Jun 14

Here's Why We Think W.W. Grainger (NYSE:GWW) Might Deserve Your Attention Today

Jun 11
Here's Why We Think W.W. Grainger (NYSE:GWW) Might Deserve Your Attention Today

Does W.W. Grainger (NYSE:GWW) Have A Healthy Balance Sheet?

Apr 24
Does W.W. Grainger (NYSE:GWW) Have A Healthy Balance Sheet?

When Should You Buy W.W. Grainger, Inc. (NYSE:GWW)?

Mar 27
When Should You Buy W.W. Grainger, Inc. (NYSE:GWW)?

Under The Bonnet, W.W. Grainger's (NYSE:GWW) Returns Look Impressive

Mar 13
Under The Bonnet, W.W. Grainger's (NYSE:GWW) Returns Look Impressive

Here's Why W.W. Grainger (NYSE:GWW) Has Caught The Eye Of Investors

Mar 01
Here's Why W.W. Grainger (NYSE:GWW) Has Caught The Eye Of Investors

W.W. Grainger Q4 2022 Earnings Preview

Feb 01

W.W. Grainger declares $1.72 dividend

Jan 25

W.W. Grainger (NYSE:GWW) Seems To Use Debt Rather Sparingly

Jan 12
W.W. Grainger (NYSE:GWW) Seems To Use Debt Rather Sparingly

Why W.W. Grainger, Inc. (NYSE:GWW) Could Be Worth Watching

Dec 05
Why W.W. Grainger, Inc. (NYSE:GWW) Could Be Worth Watching

W.W. Grainger (NYSE:GWW) Knows How To Allocate Capital Effectively

Nov 22
W.W. Grainger (NYSE:GWW) Knows How To Allocate Capital Effectively

Here's Why We Think W.W. Grainger (NYSE:GWW) Might Deserve Your Attention Today

Nov 10
Here's Why We Think W.W. Grainger (NYSE:GWW) Might Deserve Your Attention Today

W.W. Grainger declares $1.72 dividend

Oct 26

W.W. Grainger: Still Not Great

Oct 15

Grainger provides strategic update, outlook 2025

Sep 21

Is W.W. Grainger (NYSE:GWW) A Risky Investment?

Sep 15
Is W.W. Grainger (NYSE:GWW) A Risky Investment?

Is W.W. Grainger, Inc. (NYSE:GWW) Trading At A 24% Discount?

Sep 04
Is W.W. Grainger, Inc. (NYSE:GWW) Trading At A 24% Discount?

Should You Think About Buying W.W. Grainger, Inc. (NYSE:GWW) Now?

Aug 13
Should You Think About Buying W.W. Grainger, Inc. (NYSE:GWW) Now?

Shareholder Returns

GWWUS Trade DistributorsUS Market
7D0.9%1.2%0.5%
1Y24.0%24.8%23.9%

Return vs Industry: GWW matched the US Trade Distributors industry which returned 24.9% over the past year.

Return vs Market: GWW exceeded the US Market which returned 22.9% over the past year.

Price Volatility

Is GWW's price volatile compared to industry and market?
GWW volatility
GWW Average Weekly Movement2.7%
Trade Distributors Industry Average Movement4.9%
Market Average Movement5.7%
10% most volatile stocks in US Market15.4%
10% least volatile stocks in US Market2.8%

Stable Share Price: GWW has not had significant price volatility in the past 3 months.

Volatility Over Time: GWW's weekly volatility (3%) has been stable over the past year.

About the Company

FoundedEmployeesCEOWebsite
192724,650DG Macphersonwww.grainger.com

W.W. Grainger, Inc., together with its subsidiaries, distributes maintenance, repair, and operating products and services primarily in North America, Japan, the United Kingdom, and internationally. The company operates through two segments, High-Touch Solutions N.A. and Endless Assortment. The company provides safety, security, material handling and storage equipment, pumps and plumbing equipment, cleaning and maintenance, and metalworking and hand tools.

W.W. Grainger, Inc. Fundamentals Summary

How do W.W. Grainger's earnings and revenue compare to its market cap?
GWW fundamental statistics
Market capUS$44.91b
Earnings (TTM)US$1.82b
Revenue (TTM)US$16.62b

24.7x

P/E Ratio

2.7x

P/S Ratio

Earnings & Revenue

Key profitability statistics from the latest earnings report (TTM)
GWW income statement (TTM)
RevenueUS$16.62b
Cost of RevenueUS$10.09b
Gross ProfitUS$6.53b
Other ExpensesUS$4.71b
EarningsUS$1.82b

Last Reported Earnings

Mar 31, 2024

Next Earnings Date

Aug 01, 2024

Earnings per share (EPS)37.07
Gross Margin39.29%
Net Profit Margin10.94%
Debt/Equity Ratio65.5%

How did GWW perform over the long term?

See historical performance and comparison

Dividends

0.9%

Current Dividend Yield

20%

Payout Ratio
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