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Market Cap $M16,852Revenue $M9,438Net Margin (%)8.2Z-Score10.0
Enterprise Value $M17,070EPS $11.1Operating Margin %13.6F-Score6
P/E(ttm))21.4Cash Flow Per Share $11.6Pre-tax Margin (%)13.5Higher ROA y-yN
Price/Book5.010-y EBITDA Growth Rate %14.8Quick Ratio1.5Cash flow > EarningsY
Price/Sales1.85-y EBITDA Growth Rate %15.7Current Ratio2.6Lower Leverage y-yY
Price/Cash Flow16.5y-y EBITDA Growth Rate %6.2ROA % (ttm)15.3Higher Current Ratio y-yN
Dividend Yield %1.7Insider Buy (3m)0ROE % (ttm)24.5Less Shares Outstanding y-yY
Payout Ratio %35.0Shares Outstanding M68.2ROI % (ttm)20.7Gross Margin Increase y-yN

Gurus Latest Trades with GWW

Number of guru portfolios checked: 84. (List those with share number changes of more than 20%, or impact to portfolio more than 0.1%)
TickerGuruDate Action
Impactdown Price Range
(Average)*
Current Price Change from Average Comment Current Shares
GWWJoel Greenblatt 2014-09-30 Reduce-0.17%$233.07 - $255.58
($245.09)
$ 247.161%Reduce -72.1%20,275
GWWJoel Greenblatt 2014-06-30 Add0.16%$246.62 - $269.22
($255.5)
$ 247.16-3%Add 221.17%72,658
GWWRay Dalio 2014-06-30 Sold Out -0.02%$246.62 - $269.22
($255.5)
$ 247.16-3%Sold Out0
GWWJoel Greenblatt 2014-03-31 Reduce-0.13%$229.29 - $265.94
($249.68)
$ 247.16-1%Reduce -49.04%22,623
GWWRay Dalio 2014-03-31 Reduce-0.01%$229.29 - $265.94
($249.68)
$ 247.16-1%Reduce -22.37%9,167
GWWJoel Greenblatt 2013-12-31 Add0.17%$248.34 - $273.04
($260.04)
$ 247.16-5%Add 160.82%44,396
GWWRay Dalio 2013-12-31 Buy 0.02%$248.34 - $273.04
($260.04)
$ 247.16-5%New holding, 11809 sh.11,809
GWWJoel Greenblatt 2013-09-30 Add0.12%$247.2 - $274.01
($260.28)
$ 247.16-5%Add 544.28%17,022
GWWRay Dalio 2013-06-30 Sold Out -0.04%$216.98 - $267.34
($247.76)
$ 247.160%Sold Out0
GWWRay Dalio 2013-03-31 Buy 0.04%$202.37 - $231.78
($219.15)
$ 247.1613%New holding, 20736 sh.20,736
GWWJoel Greenblatt 2013-03-31 Buy 0.03%$202.37 - $231.78
($219.15)
$ 247.1613%New holding, 2938 sh.2,938
GWWMeridian Funds 2013-03-31 Reduce-0.13%$202.37 - $231.78
($219.15)
$ 247.1613%Reduce -34.74%31,000
GWWFrank Sands 2012-12-31 Sold Out -2.5%$187.08 - $216.72
($199.08)
$ 247.1624%Sold Out0
GWWMeridian Funds 2012-12-31 Reduce-0.14%$187.08 - $216.72
($199.08)
$ 247.1624%Reduce -27.7%47,500
GWWFrank Sands 2012-06-30 Add0.15%$177.48 - $218.26
($197.83)
$ 247.1625%Add 6.38%2,916,949
GWWKen Heebner 2012-03-31 Sold Out -0.42%$185.59 - $219.36
($192.17)
$ 247.1629%Sold Out0
GWWKen Heebner 2011-12-31 Buy 0.42%$143.86 - $192.31
($173.53)
$ 247.1642%New holding, 95000 sh.95,000
GWWMeridian Funds 2011-09-30 Reduce-0.17%$126.11 - $161.63
($150.21)
$ 247.1664%Reduce -26.78%103,600
GWWMeridian Funds 2010-12-31 Add0.09%$118.25 - $138.65
($127.74)
$ 247.1694%Add 13.72%166,600
GWWMeridian Funds 2010-09-30 Add0.26%$97.54 - $121.01
($110.71)
$ 247.16123%Add 60.81%146,500
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GWW is held by these Gurus:

Ticker Guru Name Portfolio Date* Current Shares % of Shares Outstanding % of Total Assets Managed Change from Last Holdings Holding History
GWW Joel Greenblatt 2014-09-3020,2750.030.05-72.1%
GWW Meridian Funds 2013-06-3028,4000.040.27-8.39%
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GWW: Insider Buys/Sells

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InsiderPosition Date Trades Shares Trade Price ($) Change (%) Details
Lomax WilliamVice President and Controller 2014-11-24Sell1,500$250-1.14view
HOWARD JOHN LSr. VP and General Counsel 2014-11-06Sell900$255.03-3.09view
Macpherson Donald GSr. VP & Group Pres 2014-09-15Sell1,100$247.25-0.04view
Macpherson Donald GSr. VP & Group Pres 2014-09-15Sell1,900$247.8-0.26view
Macpherson Donald GSr. VP & Group Pres 2014-06-12Sell3,000$261.66-5.54view
CARRUTHERS COURT DSr. Vice President 2014-06-09Sell5,145$267.33-7.54view
CARRUTHERS COURT DSr. Vice President 2014-06-09Sell3,280$268.64-8view
CARRUTHERS COURT DSr. Vice President 2014-06-09Sell3,360$267.89-7.74view
CARRUTHERS COURT DSr. Vice President 2014-06-09Sell2,715$266.5-7.26view
JADIN RONALD LSr. VP & CFO 2014-05-28Sell1,159$255.14-3.13view

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