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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 0.10
GWW's Cash-to-Debt is ranked lower than
78% of the 200 Companies
in the Global Industrial Distribution industry.

( Industry Median: 0.90 vs. GWW: 0.10 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Cash-to-Debt only.
GWW' s Cash-to-Debt Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.04  Med: 0.77 Max: N/A
Current: 0.1
Equity-to-Asset 0.33
GWW's Equity-to-Asset is ranked lower than
76% of the 195 Companies
in the Global Industrial Distribution industry.

( Industry Median: 0.48 vs. GWW: 0.33 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Equity-to-Asset only.
GWW' s Equity-to-Asset Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.32  Med: 0.66 Max: 0.75
Current: 0.33
0.32
0.75
Interest Coverage 15.78
GWW's Interest Coverage is ranked lower than
54% of the 163 Companies
in the Global Industrial Distribution industry.

( Industry Median: 28.83 vs. GWW: 15.78 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Interest Coverage only.
GWW' s Interest Coverage Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 15.78  Med: 86.98 Max: 225.51
Current: 15.78
15.78
225.51
Piotroski F-Score: 5
Altman Z-Score: 4.40
Beneish M-Score: -2.84
WACC vs ROIC
5.28%
16.89%
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 % 10.79
GWW's Operating Margin % is ranked higher than
86% of the 197 Companies
in the Global Industrial Distribution industry.

( Industry Median: 3.35 vs. GWW: 10.79 )
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: 10.79
10.45
13.74
Net Margin % 5.84
GWW's Net Margin % is ranked higher than
79% of the 198 Companies
in the Global Industrial Distribution industry.

( Industry Median: 2.04 vs. GWW: 5.84 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Net Margin % only.
GWW' s Net Margin % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 5.84  Med: 7.41 Max: 8.45
Current: 5.84
5.84
8.45
ROE % 28.98
GWW's ROE % is ranked higher than
95% of the 199 Companies
in the Global Industrial Distribution industry.

( Industry Median: 5.87 vs. GWW: 28.98 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROE % only.
GWW' s ROE % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 19.65  Med: 24.47 Max: 29.55
Current: 28.98
19.65
29.55
ROA % 10.14
GWW's ROA % is ranked higher than
91% of the 203 Companies
in the Global Industrial Distribution industry.

( Industry Median: 2.73 vs. GWW: 10.14 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROA % only.
GWW' s ROA % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 10.14  Med: 14 Max: 15.51
Current: 10.14
10.14
15.51
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % 34.48
GWW's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % is ranked higher than
85% of the 203 Companies
in the Global Industrial Distribution industry.

( Industry Median: 13.11 vs. GWW: 34.48 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % only.
GWW' s ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 34.48  Med: 43.22 Max: 48.77
Current: 34.48
34.48
48.77
3-Year Revenue Growth Rate 7.60
GWW's 3-Year Revenue Growth Rate is ranked higher than
76% of the 174 Companies
in the Global Industrial Distribution industry.

( Industry Median: 1.50 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: 10.3 Max: 15.4
Current: 7.6
-1.5
15.4
3-Year EBITDA Growth Rate 1.50
GWW's 3-Year EBITDA Growth Rate is ranked lower than
56% of the 152 Companies
in the Global Industrial Distribution industry.

( Industry Median: 5.60 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: 10.3 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
66% of the 132 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: 10.3 Max: 22
Current: -3.9
-9
22
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Financials (Next Earnings Date: 2017-07-18 Est.)


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Guru Trades

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%)
Steven Romick -96,049 sh (unchged)
Chuck Royce 25,000 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
John Burbank Sold Out
Jim Simons 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

George Soros 1,000 sh (New)
Manning & Napier Advisors, Inc 17,230 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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Q1 2017

GWW Guru Trades in Q1 2017

Steven Romick -96,049 sh (unchged)
Manning & Napier Advisors, Inc 15,275 sh (-11.35%)
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Business Description

Industry: Industrial Distribution » Industrial Distribution    NAICS: 423610    SIC: 5063
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Headquarter Location:USA
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.

With headquarters in Lake Forest, Illinois, W.W. Grainger distributes maintenance, repair, and operating supplies to an industrial-oriented customer base. One third of sales are through e-commerce while the remainder comes from 700 branches, Grainger's catalogs, and vending machines. Approximately 78% of sales are in the United States, 9% in Canada, and 14% in the rest of the world. In 2016, Grainger generated $10 billion of revenue.

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Ratios

vs
industry
vs
history
PE Ratio 19.62
GWW's PE Ratio is ranked lower than
66% of the 144 Companies
in the Global Industrial Distribution industry.

( Industry Median: 16.81 vs. GWW: 19.62 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PE Ratio only.
GWW' s PE Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 10.67  Med: 19.21 Max: 26.63
Current: 19.62
10.67
26.63
Forward PE Ratio 17.24
GWW's Forward PE Ratio is ranked lower than
53% of the 49 Companies
in the Global Industrial Distribution industry.

( Industry Median: 18.05 vs. GWW: 17.24 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward PE Ratio only.
N/A
PE Ratio without NRI 19.62
GWW's PE Ratio without NRI is ranked lower than
64% of the 145 Companies
in the Global Industrial Distribution industry.

( Industry Median: 17.02 vs. GWW: 19.62 )
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: 19.21 Max: 26.63
Current: 19.62
10.67
26.63
Price-to-Owner-Earnings 19.52
GWW's Price-to-Owner-Earnings is ranked lower than
67% of the 122 Companies
in the Global Industrial Distribution industry.

( Industry Median: 17.00 vs. GWW: 19.52 )
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: 23.66 Max: 32.25
Current: 19.52
11.04
32.25
PB Ratio 5.90
GWW's PB Ratio is ranked lower than
94% of the 198 Companies
in the Global Industrial Distribution industry.

( Industry Median: 1.27 vs. GWW: 5.90 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PB Ratio only.
GWW' s PB Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 2.26  Med: 4.55 Max: 8.39
Current: 5.9
2.26
8.39
PS Ratio 1.14
GWW's PS Ratio is ranked lower than
76% of the 193 Companies
in the Global Industrial Distribution industry.

( Industry Median: 0.53 vs. GWW: 1.14 )
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: 1.14
0.72
2.07
Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow 16.22
GWW's Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow is ranked lower than
63% of the 76 Companies
in the Global Industrial Distribution industry.

( Industry Median: 13.07 vs. GWW: 16.22 )
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: 23.33 Max: 42.65
Current: 16.22
10.89
42.65
Price-to-Operating-Cash-Flow 11.31
GWW's Price-to-Operating-Cash-Flow is ranked lower than
61% of the 92 Companies
in the Global Industrial Distribution industry.

( Industry Median: 11.08 vs. GWW: 11.31 )
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: 11.31
8.57
21.95
EV-to-EBIT 12.53
GWW's EV-to-EBIT is ranked higher than
51% of the 189 Companies
in the Global Industrial Distribution industry.

( Industry Median: 14.51 vs. GWW: 12.53 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBIT only.
GWW' s EV-to-EBIT Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 6.4  Med: 11.7 Max: 16.3
Current: 12.53
6.4
16.3
EV-to-EBITDA 10.11
GWW's EV-to-EBITDA is ranked higher than
53% of the 200 Companies
in the Global Industrial Distribution industry.

( Industry Median: 11.92 vs. GWW: 10.11 )
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: 10.11
5.4
14.1
PEG Ratio 3.27
GWW's PEG Ratio is ranked lower than
83% of the 75 Companies
in the Global Industrial Distribution industry.

( Industry Median: 1.63 vs. GWW: 3.27 )
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: 4.83
Current: 3.27
0.6
4.83
Shiller PE Ratio 20.62
GWW's Shiller PE Ratio is ranked higher than
57% of the 49 Companies
in the Global Industrial Distribution industry.

( Industry Median: 27.55 vs. GWW: 20.62 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Shiller PE Ratio only.
GWW' s Shiller PE Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 16.88  Med: 27.38 Max: 41.87
Current: 20.62
16.88
41.87
Current Ratio 1.83
GWW's Current Ratio is ranked higher than
51% of the 191 Companies
in the Global Industrial Distribution industry.

( Industry Median: 1.83 vs. GWW: 1.83 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Current Ratio only.
GWW' s Current Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.67  Med: 2.54 Max: 3.55
Current: 1.83
1.67
3.55
Quick Ratio 1.01
GWW's Quick Ratio is ranked lower than
63% of the 191 Companies
in the Global Industrial Distribution industry.

( Industry Median: 1.23 vs. GWW: 1.01 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Quick Ratio only.
GWW' s Quick Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.81  Med: 1.33 Max: 2.13
Current: 1.01
0.81
2.13
Days Inventory 84.19
GWW's Days Inventory is ranked lower than
59% of the 188 Companies
in the Global Industrial Distribution industry.

( Industry Median: 70.70 vs. GWW: 84.19 )
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: 84.19
82.21
95.68
Days Sales Outstanding 47.55
GWW's Days Sales Outstanding is ranked higher than
68% of the 139 Companies
in the Global Industrial Distribution industry.

( Industry Median: 53.73 vs. GWW: 47.55 )
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: 47.55
Current: 47.55
31.41
47.55
Days Payable 40.35
GWW's Days Payable is ranked lower than
57% of the 124 Companies
in the Global Industrial Distribution industry.

( Industry Median: 42.82 vs. GWW: 40.35 )
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: 40.35
Current: 40.35
26.26
40.35

Dividend & Buy Back

vs
industry
vs
history
Dividend Yield % 2.53
GWW's Dividend Yield % is ranked lower than
55% of the 183 Companies
in the Global Industrial Distribution industry.

( Industry Median: 2.26 vs. GWW: 2.53 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Dividend Yield % only.
GWW' s Dividend Yield % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.2  Med: 1.61 Max: 2.6
Current: 2.53
1.2
2.6
Dividend Payout Ratio 0.50
GWW's Dividend Payout Ratio is ranked higher than
72% of the 116 Companies
in the Global Industrial Distribution industry.

( Industry Median: 0.35 vs. GWW: 0.50 )
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: 0.5
Current: 0.5
0.26
0.5
3-Year Dividend Growth Rate 10.40
GWW's 3-Year Dividend Growth Rate is ranked higher than
63% of the 105 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: 11 Max: 20
Current: 10.4
3.1
20
Forward Dividend Yield % 2.66
GWW's Forward Dividend Yield % is ranked lower than
53% of the 176 Companies
in the Global Industrial Distribution industry.

( Industry Median: 2.25 vs. GWW: 2.66 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward Dividend Yield % only.
N/A
5-Year Yield-on-Cost % 4.89
GWW's 5-Year Yield-on-Cost % is ranked higher than
62% of the 232 Companies
in the Global Industrial Distribution industry.

( Industry Median: 3.14 vs. GWW: 4.89 )
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: 3.11 Max: 5.03
Current: 4.89
2.32
5.03
3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio 5.10
GWW's 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio is ranked higher than
98% of the 105 Companies
in the Global Industrial Distribution industry.

( Industry Median: -0.70 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: -0.2  Med: 1.3 Max: 5.9
Current: 5.1
-0.2
5.9

Valuation & Return

vs
industry
vs
history
Price-to-Tangible-Book 14.21
GWW's Price-to-Tangible-Book is ranked lower than
97% of the 186 Companies
in the Global Industrial Distribution industry.

( Industry Median: 1.28 vs. GWW: 14.21 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Tangible-Book only.
GWW' s Price-to-Tangible-Book Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.64  Med: 3.21 Max: 19.95
Current: 14.21
1.64
19.95
Price-to-Intrinsic-Value-Projected-FCF 1.35
GWW's Price-to-Intrinsic-Value-Projected-FCF is ranked lower than
69% of the 117 Companies
in the Global Industrial Distribution industry.

( Industry Median: 1.08 vs. GWW: 1.35 )
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: 0.82  Med: 1.5 Max: 2.51
Current: 1.35
0.82
2.51
Price-to-Intrinsic-Value-DCF (Earnings Based) 1.26
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: 1.63 vs. GWW: 1.26 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Intrinsic-Value-DCF (Earnings Based) only.
N/A
Price-to-Median-PS-Value 0.84
GWW's Price-to-Median-PS-Value is ranked higher than
67% of the 170 Companies
in the Global Industrial Distribution industry.

( Industry Median: 1.20 vs. GWW: 0.84 )
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: 0.37  Med: 0.83 Max: 1.46
Current: 0.84
0.37
1.46
Price-to-Peter-Lynch-Fair-Value 3.73
GWW's Price-to-Peter-Lynch-Fair-Value is ranked lower than
95% of the 42 Companies
in the Global Industrial Distribution industry.

( Industry Median: 1.36 vs. GWW: 3.73 )
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: 0.69  Med: 1.61 Max: 4.5
Current: 3.73
0.69
4.5
Price-to-Graham-Number 3.52
GWW's Price-to-Graham-Number is ranked lower than
92% of the 133 Companies
in the Global Industrial Distribution industry.

( Industry Median: 1.09 vs. GWW: 3.52 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Graham-Number only.
GWW' s Price-to-Graham-Number Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.02  Med: 1.67 Max: 4.57
Current: 3.52
1.02
4.57
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % 7.98
GWW's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % is ranked higher than
61% of the 238 Companies
in the Global Industrial Distribution industry.

( Industry Median: 5.13 vs. GWW: 7.98 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % only.
GWW' s Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 6.1  Med: 8.6 Max: 15.6
Current: 7.98
6.1
15.6
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) % 10.13
GWW's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) % is ranked higher than
68% of the 129 Companies
in the Global Industrial Distribution industry.

( Industry Median: 4.35 vs. GWW: 10.13 )
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  Med: 17.7 Max: 23.2
Current: 10.13
9
23.2

More Statistics

Revenue (TTM) (Mil) $10,172
EPS (TTM) $ 9.82
Beta0.60
Short Percentage of Float12.56%
52-Week Range $190.38 - 262.72
Shares Outstanding (Mil)58.41

Analyst Estimate

Dec17 Dec18 Dec19
Revenue (Mil $) 10,417 10,895 11,338
EPS ($) 11.20 12.25 14.12
EPS without NRI ($) 11.20 12.25 14.12
EPS Growth Rate
(Future 3Y To 5Y Estimate)
7.74%
Dividends per Share ($) 5.08 5.40 5.49
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