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GuruFocus Financial Strength Rank measures how strong a company’s financial situation is. It is based on these factors

1. The debt burden that the company has as measured by its Interest coverage (current year).
2. Debt to revenue ratio. The lower, the better
3. Altman Z-score.

A company ranks high with financial strength is likely to withstand any business slowdowns and recessions.

Financial Strength : 6/10

vs
industry
vs
history
Cash-to-Debt 0.12
GWW's Cash-to-Debt is ranked lower than
76% of the 182 Companies
in the Global Industrial Distribution industry.

( Industry Median: 0.64 vs. GWW: 0.12 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Cash-to-Debt only.
GWW' s Cash-to-Debt Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.12  Med: 0.77 Max: 57.45
Current: 0.12
0.12
57.45
Equity-to-Asset 0.34
GWW's Equity-to-Asset is ranked lower than
73% of the 184 Companies
in the Global Industrial Distribution industry.

( Industry Median: 0.46 vs. GWW: 0.34 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Equity-to-Asset only.
GWW' s Equity-to-Asset Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.34  Med: 0.61 Max: 0.74
Current: 0.34
0.34
0.74
Interest Coverage 16.88
GWW's Interest Coverage is ranked lower than
52% of the 157 Companies
in the Global Industrial Distribution industry.

( Industry Median: 22.40 vs. GWW: 16.88 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Interest Coverage only.
GWW' s Interest Coverage Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 16.88  Med: 86.98 Max: 225.51
Current: 16.88
16.88
225.51
Piotroski F-Score: 5
Altman Z-Score: 5.08
Beneish M-Score: -2.82
WACC vs ROIC
6.33%
16.93%
WACC
ROIC
GuruFocus Profitability Rank ranks how profitable a company is and how likely the company’s business will stay that way. It is based on these factors:

1. Operating Margin
2. Trend of the Operating Margin (5-year average). The company with an uptrend profit margin has a higher rank.
••3. Consistency of the profitability
4. Piotroski F-Score
5. Predictability Rank•

The maximum rank is 10. A rank of 7 or higher means a higher profitability and may stay that way. A rank of 3 or lower indicates that the company has had trouble to make a profit.

Profitability Rank is not directly related to the Financial Strength Rank. But if a company is consistently profitable, its financial strength will be stronger.

Profitability & Growth : 7/10

vs
industry
vs
history
Operating Margin % 11.04
GWW's Operating Margin % is ranked higher than
86% of the 185 Companies
in the Global Industrial Distribution industry.

( Industry Median: 3.18 vs. GWW: 11.04 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Operating Margin % only.
GWW' s Operating Margin % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 10.45  Med: 12.31 Max: 13.74
Current: 11.04
10.45
13.74
Net Margin % 5.98
GWW's Net Margin % is ranked higher than
79% of the 185 Companies
in the Global Industrial Distribution industry.

( Industry Median: 1.97 vs. GWW: 5.98 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Net Margin % only.
GWW' s Net Margin % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 5.98  Med: 7.41 Max: 8.45
Current: 5.98
5.98
8.45
ROE % 28.28
GWW's ROE % is ranked higher than
95% of the 184 Companies
in the Global Industrial Distribution industry.

( Industry Median: 6.12 vs. GWW: 28.28 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROE % only.
GWW' s ROE % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 19.65  Med: 24.47 Max: 28.79
Current: 28.28
19.65
28.79
ROA % 10.32
GWW's ROA % is ranked higher than
91% of the 185 Companies
in the Global Industrial Distribution industry.

( Industry Median: 2.90 vs. GWW: 10.32 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROA % only.
GWW' s ROA % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 10.32  Med: 14 Max: 15.51
Current: 10.32
10.32
15.51
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % 35.29
GWW's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % is ranked higher than
88% of the 185 Companies
in the Global Industrial Distribution industry.

( Industry Median: 13.75 vs. GWW: 35.29 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % only.
GWW' s ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 35.29  Med: 43.22 Max: 48.77
Current: 35.29
35.29
48.77
3-Year Revenue Growth Rate 7.60
GWW's 3-Year Revenue Growth Rate is ranked higher than
72% of the 168 Companies
in the Global Industrial Distribution industry.

( Industry Median: 1.20 vs. GWW: 7.60 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year Revenue Growth Rate only.
GWW' s 3-Year Revenue Growth Rate Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -1.5  Med: 8.5 Max: 14.8
Current: 7.6
-1.5
14.8
3-Year EBITDA Growth Rate 1.50
GWW's 3-Year EBITDA Growth Rate is ranked lower than
57% of the 143 Companies
in the Global Industrial Distribution industry.

( Industry Median: 5.70 vs. GWW: 1.50 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year EBITDA Growth Rate only.
GWW' s 3-Year EBITDA Growth Rate Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -4.4  Med: 11.2 Max: 19.2
Current: 1.5
-4.4
19.2
3-Year EPS without NRI Growth Rate -3.90
GWW's 3-Year EPS without NRI Growth Rate is ranked lower than
65% of the 124 Companies
in the Global Industrial Distribution industry.

( Industry Median: 7.00 vs. GWW: -3.90 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year EPS without NRI Growth Rate only.
GWW' s 3-Year EPS without NRI Growth Rate Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -9  Med: 11.9 Max: 19.9
Current: -3.9
-9
19.9
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Guru Trades

Q1 2016

GWW Guru Trades in Q1 2016

Joel Greenblatt 66,976 sh (+161.70%)
First Eagle Investment 1,790,546 sh (+19.69%)
Ray Dalio 10,618 sh (+13.83%)
John Rogers 7,081 sh (+10.49%)
Steven Romick -96,049 sh (unchged)
Chuck Royce 25,000 sh (unchged)
Chris Davis Sold Out
Jeremy Grantham 236,575 sh (-4.40%)
Murray Stahl 2,243 sh (-25.61%)
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Q2 2016

GWW Guru Trades in Q2 2016

John Burbank 2,787 sh (New)
Jim Simons 22,200 sh (New)
Ray Dalio 14,818 sh (+39.56%)
John Rogers 7,303 sh (+3.14%)
First Eagle Investment 1,810,545 sh (+1.12%)
Chuck Royce 25,000 sh (unchged)
Steven Romick -96,049 sh (unchged)
Murray Stahl 1,944 sh (-13.33%)
Jeremy Grantham 184,521 sh (-22.00%)
Joel Greenblatt 51,662 sh (-22.86%)
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Q3 2016

GWW Guru Trades in Q3 2016

Paul Tudor Jones 26,000 sh (New)
Joel Greenblatt 67,241 sh (+30.16%)
Jeremy Grantham 191,847 sh (+3.97%)
John Rogers 7,303 sh (unchged)
Steven Romick -96,049 sh (unchged)
Ray Dalio Sold Out
Jim Simons Sold Out
John Burbank Sold Out
First Eagle Investment 1,804,716 sh (-0.32%)
Murray Stahl 1,882 sh (-3.19%)
Chuck Royce 21,500 sh (-14.00%)
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Q4 2016

GWW Guru Trades in Q4 2016

Manning & Napier Advisors, Inc 17,230 sh (New)
George Soros 1,000 sh (New)
Ray Dalio 11,200 sh (New)
Murray Stahl 4,177 sh (+121.94%)
Joel Greenblatt 102,544 sh (+52.50%)
Chuck Royce 22,200 sh (+3.26%)
Jeremy Grantham 197,324 sh (+2.85%)
Steven Romick -96,049 sh (unchged)
John Rogers Sold Out
Paul Tudor Jones Sold Out
First Eagle Investment 427,623 sh (-76.31%)
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Business Description

Industry: Industrial Distribution » Industrial Distribution    NAICS: 423610    SIC: 5063
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W W Grainger Inc is a distributor of maintenance, repair and operating supplies and other related products and services used by businesses and institutions in the United States and Canada, with expanding operations.

W.W. Grainger Inc was incorporated in the State of Illinois in 1928. The Company is a distributor of maintenance, repair and operating (MRO) supplies and other related products and services used by businesses and institutions in the United States and Canada, with a presence in Europe, Asia and Latin America. It serves more than 3 million customers through a network of integrated branches, distribution centers, websites and export services. It has centralized business support functions that 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, supply chain functions, human resources, risk management, internal audit, legal, real estate, security, tax and treasury. These services are provided in varying degrees to all business units. The Company's two reportable segments are the United States and Canada and other businesses include operations in Europe, Asia, Latin America and other U.S. operations. The United States business offers a broad selection of maintenance, repair and operating supplies and other related products and services through local branches, sales representatives, catalogs and eCommerce. A combination of product breadth, local availability, speed of delivery, detailed product information and competitively priced products and services is provided by this business. Products offered include material handling equipment, safety and security supplies, lighting and electrical products, power and hand tools, pumps and plumbing supplies, cleaning and maintenance supplies, building and home inspection supplies, vehicle and fleet components and many other items focused on the facilities maintenance market. Services offered include inventory management and energy efficiency solutions. The Canadian business serves customers through 165 branches, sales and service representatives and 5 DCs across Canada. Acklands Grainger distributes tools, fasteners, safety supplies, instruments, welding and shop equipment, and many other items. The customers can purchase products through Acklandsgrainger.com, a fully bilingual website. Other businesses are the operations in Europe, Asia, Latin America and other U.S. operations. Other businesses includes: Fabory is a European distributor of fasteners, tools and industrial supplies, the company operates in Japan through its 51% interest in MonotaRO Co., the company's operations in Mexico provide local businesses with maintenance, repair and operating supplies and other related products from Mexico and the United States, and Zoro Tools is an online distributor of MRO products serving U.S. businesses and consumers through its website Zorotools.com. The Company faces competition in all markets it serves, from manufacturers that sell directly to certain segments of the market, wholesale distributors, catalog houses, retail enterprises and Internet-based b

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Ratios

vs
industry
vs
history
PE Ratio 25.42
GWW's PE Ratio is ranked lower than
71% of the 132 Companies
in the Global Industrial Distribution industry.

( Industry Median: 15.12 vs. GWW: 25.42 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PE Ratio only.
GWW' s PE Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 10.67  Med: 19.18 Max: 26.63
Current: 25.42
10.67
26.63
Forward PE Ratio 21.10
GWW's Forward PE Ratio is ranked lower than
64% of the 28 Companies
in the Global Industrial Distribution industry.

( Industry Median: 17.15 vs. GWW: 21.10 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward PE Ratio only.
N/A
PE Ratio without NRI 25.42
GWW's PE Ratio without NRI is ranked lower than
70% of the 130 Companies
in the Global Industrial Distribution industry.

( Industry Median: 15.82 vs. GWW: 25.42 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PE Ratio without NRI only.
GWW' s PE Ratio without NRI Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 10.67  Med: 19.18 Max: 26.63
Current: 25.42
10.67
26.63
Price-to-Owner-Earnings 25.85
GWW's Price-to-Owner-Earnings is ranked lower than
69% of the 118 Companies
in the Global Industrial Distribution industry.

( Industry Median: 15.65 vs. GWW: 25.85 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Owner-Earnings only.
GWW' s Price-to-Owner-Earnings Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 11.04  Med: 23.6 Max: 32.25
Current: 25.85
11.04
32.25
PB Ratio 7.68
GWW's PB Ratio is ranked lower than
93% of the 188 Companies
in the Global Industrial Distribution industry.

( Industry Median: 1.25 vs. GWW: 7.68 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PB Ratio only.
GWW' s PB Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 2.26  Med: 4.39 Max: 7.97
Current: 7.68
2.26
7.97
PS Ratio 1.49
GWW's PS Ratio is ranked lower than
80% of the 187 Companies
in the Global Industrial Distribution industry.

( Industry Median: 0.54 vs. GWW: 1.49 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PS Ratio only.
GWW' s PS Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.72  Med: 1.37 Max: 2.07
Current: 1.49
0.72
2.07
Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow 21.03
GWW's Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow is ranked lower than
74% of the 74 Companies
in the Global Industrial Distribution industry.

( Industry Median: 12.53 vs. GWW: 21.03 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow only.
GWW' s Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 10.89  Med: 23.31 Max: 42.65
Current: 21.03
10.89
42.65
Price-to-Operating-Cash-Flow 15.09
GWW's Price-to-Operating-Cash-Flow is ranked lower than
67% of the 90 Companies
in the Global Industrial Distribution industry.

( Industry Median: 11.05 vs. GWW: 15.09 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Operating-Cash-Flow only.
GWW' s Price-to-Operating-Cash-Flow Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 8.57  Med: 16.02 Max: 21.95
Current: 15.09
8.57
21.95
EV-to-EBIT 15.33
GWW's EV-to-EBIT is ranked lower than
57% of the 144 Companies
in the Global Industrial Distribution industry.

( Industry Median: 14.03 vs. GWW: 15.33 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBIT only.
GWW' s EV-to-EBIT Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 6.4  Med: 11.6 Max: 16
Current: 15.33
6.4
16
EV-to-EBITDA 12.53
GWW's EV-to-EBITDA is ranked lower than
53% of the 154 Companies
in the Global Industrial Distribution industry.

( Industry Median: 12.22 vs. GWW: 12.53 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBITDA only.
GWW' s EV-to-EBITDA Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 5.4  Med: 10 Max: 14.1
Current: 12.53
5.4
14.1
PEG Ratio 4.32
GWW's PEG Ratio is ranked lower than
83% of the 71 Companies
in the Global Industrial Distribution industry.

( Industry Median: 1.55 vs. GWW: 4.32 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PEG Ratio only.
GWW' s PEG Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.6  Med: 1.47 Max: 4.32
Current: 4.32
0.6
4.32
Shiller PE Ratio 27.50
GWW's Shiller PE Ratio is ranked higher than
53% of the 49 Companies
in the Global Industrial Distribution industry.

( Industry Median: 28.20 vs. GWW: 27.50 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Shiller PE Ratio only.
GWW' s Shiller PE Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 16.93  Med: 28.16 Max: 41.93
Current: 27.5
16.93
41.93
Current Ratio 1.85
GWW's Current Ratio is ranked higher than
54% of the 183 Companies
in the Global Industrial Distribution industry.

( Industry Median: 1.76 vs. GWW: 1.85 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Current Ratio only.
GWW' s Current Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.69  Med: 2.43 Max: 2.86
Current: 1.85
1.69
2.86
Quick Ratio 0.99
GWW's Quick Ratio is ranked lower than
63% of the 183 Companies
in the Global Industrial Distribution industry.

( Industry Median: 1.21 vs. GWW: 0.99 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Quick Ratio only.
GWW' s Quick Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.81  Med: 1.34 Max: 1.72
Current: 0.99
0.81
1.72
Days Inventory 85.35
GWW's Days Inventory is ranked lower than
59% of the 178 Companies
in the Global Industrial Distribution industry.

( Industry Median: 72.13 vs. GWW: 85.35 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Inventory only.
GWW' s Days Inventory Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 82.21  Med: 88.2 Max: 95.68
Current: 85.35
82.21
95.68
Days Sales Outstanding 44.04
GWW's Days Sales Outstanding is ranked higher than
71% of the 126 Companies
in the Global Industrial Distribution industry.

( Industry Median: 55.57 vs. GWW: 44.04 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Sales Outstanding only.
GWW' s Days Sales Outstanding Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 31.41  Med: 39.46 Max: 44.27
Current: 44.04
31.41
44.27
Days Payable 39.40
GWW's Days Payable is ranked higher than
50% of the 115 Companies
in the Global Industrial Distribution industry.

( Industry Median: 40.94 vs. GWW: 39.40 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Payable only.
GWW' s Days Payable Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 26.26  Med: 33.13 Max: 39.4
Current: 39.4
26.26
39.4

Dividend & Buy Back

vs
industry
vs
history
Dividend Yield % 1.95
GWW's Dividend Yield % is ranked lower than
64% of the 168 Companies
in the Global Industrial Distribution industry.

( Industry Median: 2.03 vs. GWW: 1.95 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Dividend Yield % only.
GWW' s Dividend Yield % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.2  Med: 1.6 Max: 2.6
Current: 1.95
1.2
2.6
Dividend Payout Ratio 0.43
GWW's Dividend Payout Ratio is ranked higher than
78% of the 103 Companies
in the Global Industrial Distribution industry.

( Industry Median: 0.31 vs. GWW: 0.43 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Dividend Payout Ratio only.
GWW' s Dividend Payout Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.26  Med: 0.32 Max: 0.49
Current: 0.43
0.26
0.49
3-Year Dividend Growth Rate 10.40
GWW's 3-Year Dividend Growth Rate is ranked higher than
61% of the 106 Companies
in the Global Industrial Distribution industry.

( Industry Median: 6.30 vs. GWW: 10.40 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year Dividend Growth Rate only.
GWW' s 3-Year Dividend Growth Rate Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 3.1  Med: 14.7 Max: 20
Current: 10.4
3.1
20
Forward Dividend Yield % 1.95
GWW's Forward Dividend Yield % is ranked lower than
63% of the 167 Companies
in the Global Industrial Distribution industry.

( Industry Median: 2.51 vs. GWW: 1.95 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward Dividend Yield % only.
N/A
5-Year Yield-on-Cost % 3.77
GWW's 5-Year Yield-on-Cost % is ranked higher than
60% of the 223 Companies
in the Global Industrial Distribution industry.

( Industry Median: 3.23 vs. GWW: 3.77 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 5-Year Yield-on-Cost % only.
GWW' s 5-Year Yield-on-Cost % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 2.32  Med: 3.09 Max: 5.03
Current: 3.77
2.32
5.03
3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio 5.10
GWW's 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio is ranked higher than
99% of the 94 Companies
in the Global Industrial Distribution industry.

( Industry Median: -0.60 vs. GWW: 5.10 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio only.
GWW' s 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.1  Med: 1.3 Max: 5.9
Current: 5.1
0.1
5.9

Valuation & Return

vs
industry
vs
history
Price-to-Tangible-Book 18.52
GWW's Price-to-Tangible-Book is ranked lower than
96% of the 176 Companies
in the Global Industrial Distribution industry.

( Industry Median: 1.30 vs. GWW: 18.52 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Tangible-Book only.
GWW' s Price-to-Tangible-Book Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 2.49  Med: 3.63 Max: 19.17
Current: 18.52
2.49
19.17
Price-to-Intrinsic-Value-Projected-FCF 1.74
GWW's Price-to-Intrinsic-Value-Projected-FCF is ranked lower than
69% of the 118 Companies
in the Global Industrial Distribution industry.

( Industry Median: 1.17 vs. GWW: 1.74 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Intrinsic-Value-Projected-FCF only.
GWW' s Price-to-Intrinsic-Value-Projected-FCF Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.99  Med: 1.42 Max: 1.8
Current: 1.74
0.99
1.8
Price-to-Intrinsic-Value-DCF (Earnings Based) 1.63
GWW's Price-to-Intrinsic-Value-DCF (Earnings Based) is ranked higher than
60% of the 15 Companies
in the Global Industrial Distribution industry.

( Industry Median: 1.73 vs. GWW: 1.63 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Intrinsic-Value-DCF (Earnings Based) only.
N/A
Price-to-Median-PS-Value 1.09
GWW's Price-to-Median-PS-Value is ranked higher than
57% of the 165 Companies
in the Global Industrial Distribution industry.

( Industry Median: 1.18 vs. GWW: 1.09 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Median-PS-Value only.
GWW' s Price-to-Median-PS-Value Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.51  Med: 0.86 Max: 1.4
Current: 1.09
0.51
1.4
Price-to-Peter-Lynch-Fair-Value 4.11
GWW's Price-to-Peter-Lynch-Fair-Value is ranked lower than
95% of the 41 Companies
in the Global Industrial Distribution industry.

( Industry Median: 1.71 vs. GWW: 4.11 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Peter-Lynch-Fair-Value only.
GWW' s Price-to-Peter-Lynch-Fair-Value Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.75  Med: 1.53 Max: 4.25
Current: 4.11
0.75
4.25
Price-to-Graham-Number 4.57
GWW's Price-to-Graham-Number is ranked lower than
91% of the 126 Companies
in the Global Industrial Distribution industry.

( Industry Median: 1.13 vs. GWW: 4.57 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Graham-Number only.
GWW' s Price-to-Graham-Number Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.4  Med: 1.86 Max: 4.73
Current: 4.57
1.4
4.73
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % 6.54
GWW's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % is ranked higher than
56% of the 185 Companies
in the Global Industrial Distribution industry.

( Industry Median: 5.30 vs. GWW: 6.54 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % only.
GWW' s Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 6.2  Med: 8.6 Max: 15.6
Current: 6.54
6.2
15.6
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) % 9.86
GWW's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) % is ranked higher than
67% of the 124 Companies
in the Global Industrial Distribution industry.

( Industry Median: 4.18 vs. GWW: 9.86 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) % only.
GWW' s Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 9.8  Med: 17.7 Max: 23.2
Current: 9.86
9.8
23.2

More Statistics

Revenue (TTM) (Mil) $10,137
EPS (TTM) $ 9.83
Beta0.60
Short Percentage of Float11.70%
52-Week Range $201.94 - 262.72
Shares Outstanding (Mil)58.80

Analyst Estimate

Dec17 Dec18 Dec19
Revenue (Mil $) 10,489 10,986 11,358
EPS ($) 11.84 13.10 14.40
EPS without NRI ($) 11.84 13.10 14.40
EPS Growth Rate
(Future 3Y To 5Y Estimate)
8.28%
Dividends per Share ($) 4.56 4.88 5.49
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