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New Key Statistics Module, Z-Score and F-Score
Market Cap $M15,716Revenue $M9,438Net Margin (%)8.1Z-Score7.8
Enterprise Value $M15,974EPS $11.1Operating Margin %13.5F-Score6
P/E(ttm))20.1Cash Flow Per Share $11.6Pre-tax Margin (%)13.4Higher ROA y-yN
Price/Book4.810-y EBITDA Growth Rate %14.0Quick Ratio1.3Cash flow > EarningsY
Price/Sales1.65-y EBITDA Growth Rate %12.2Current Ratio2.3Lower Leverage y-yY
Price/Cash Flow16.5y-y EBITDA Growth Rate %6.9ROA % (ttm)15.2Higher Current Ratio y-yN
Dividend Yield %1.8Insider Buy (3m)0ROE % (ttm)23.9Less 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: 85. (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)
$ 231.04-6%Reduce -72.1%20,275
GWWJoel Greenblatt 2014-06-30 Add0.16%$246.62 - $269.22
($255.5)
$ 231.04-10%Add 221.17%72,658
GWWRay Dalio 2014-06-30 Sold Out -0.02%$246.62 - $269.22
($255.5)
$ 231.04-10%Sold Out0
GWWJoel Greenblatt 2014-03-31 Reduce-0.13%$229.29 - $265.94
($249.68)
$ 231.04-8%Reduce -49.04%22,623
GWWRay Dalio 2014-03-31 Reduce-0.01%$229.29 - $265.94
($249.68)
$ 231.04-8%Reduce -22.37%9,167
GWWJoel Greenblatt 2013-12-31 Add0.17%$248.34 - $273.04
($260.04)
$ 231.04-11%Add 160.82%44,396
GWWRay Dalio 2013-12-31 Buy 0.02%$248.34 - $273.04
($260.04)
$ 231.04-11%New holding, 11809 sh.11,809
GWWJoel Greenblatt 2013-09-30 Add0.12%$247.2 - $274.01
($260.28)
$ 231.04-11%Add 544.28%17,022
GWWRay Dalio 2013-06-30 Sold Out -0.04%$216.98 - $267.34
($247.76)
$ 231.04-7%Sold Out0
GWWRay Dalio 2013-03-31 Buy 0.04%$202.37 - $231.78
($219.15)
$ 231.045%New holding, 20736 sh.20,736
GWWJoel Greenblatt 2013-03-31 Buy 0.03%$202.37 - $231.78
($219.15)
$ 231.045%New holding, 2938 sh.2,938
GWWMeridian Funds 2013-03-31 Reduce-0.13%$202.37 - $231.78
($219.15)
$ 231.045%Reduce -34.74%31,000
GWWFrank Sands 2012-12-31 Sold Out -2.5%$187.08 - $216.72
($199.08)
$ 231.0416%Sold Out0
GWWMeridian Funds 2012-12-31 Reduce-0.14%$187.08 - $216.72
($199.08)
$ 231.0416%Reduce -27.7%47,500
GWWFrank Sands 2012-06-30 Add0.15%$177.48 - $218.26
($197.83)
$ 231.0417%Add 6.38%2,916,949
GWWKen Heebner 2012-03-31 Sold Out -0.42%$185.59 - $219.36
($192.17)
$ 231.0420%Sold Out0
GWWKen Heebner 2011-12-31 Buy 0.42%$143.86 - $192.31
($173.53)
$ 231.0433%New holding, 95000 sh.95,000
GWWMeridian Funds 2011-09-30 Reduce-0.17%$126.11 - $161.63
($150.21)
$ 231.0454%Reduce -26.78%103,600
GWWMeridian Funds 2010-12-31 Add0.09%$118.25 - $138.65
($127.74)
$ 231.0481%Add 13.72%166,600
GWWMeridian Funds 2010-09-30 Add0.26%$97.54 - $121.01
($110.71)
$ 231.04109%Add 60.81%146,500
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*The price and date might not be the actual time and price at which the transactions were made. In the case of institutional owners, the date is stated as the last day of their fiscal quarter. The prices are estimates if no accurate information available. Foreign holdings may not be included.

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
CARRUTHERS COURT DSr. VP & Group President 2014-12-22Sell5,934$256.33-8.4view
CARRUTHERS COURT DSr. VP & Group President 2014-12-22Sell5,733$256.61-8.5view
CARRUTHERS COURT DSr. VP & Group President 2014-12-22Sell2,833$257.07-8.66view
Macpherson Donald GSr. VP & Group President 2014-12-15Sell3,000$245.78-4.46view
HOWARD JOHN LSr. VP and General Counsel 2014-12-03Sell9,100$245.02-4.17view
Lomax WilliamVice President and Controller 2014-11-24Sell1,500$250-6.08view
HOWARD JOHN LSr. VP and General Counsel 2014-11-06Sell900$255.03-7.93view
Macpherson Donald GSr. VP & Group Pres 2014-09-15Sell1,100$247.25-5.03view
Macpherson Donald GSr. VP & Group Pres 2014-09-15Sell1,900$247.8-5.24view
Macpherson Donald GSr. VP & Group Pres 2014-06-12Sell3,000$261.66-10.26view

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