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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 0.11
GWW's Cash-to-Debt is ranked lower than
85% of the 192 Companies
in the Global Industrial Distribution industry.

( Industry Median: 0.90 vs. GWW: 0.11 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Cash-to-Debt only.
GWW' s Cash-to-Debt Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.04  Med: 0.76 Max: N/A
Current: 0.11
Equity-to-Asset 0.29
GWW's Equity-to-Asset is ranked lower than
78% of the 189 Companies
in the Global Industrial Distribution industry.

( Industry Median: 0.48 vs. GWW: 0.29 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Equity-to-Asset only.
GWW' s Equity-to-Asset Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.29  Med: 0.66 Max: 0.75
Current: 0.29
0.29
0.75
Interest Coverage 14.09
GWW's Interest Coverage is ranked lower than
58% of the 158 Companies
in the Global Industrial Distribution industry.

( Industry Median: 28.83 vs. GWW: 14.09 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Interest Coverage only.
GWW' s Interest Coverage Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 14.09  Med: 86.98 Max: 225.51
Current: 14.09
14.09
225.51
Piotroski F-Score: 5
Altman Z-Score: 5.72
Beneish M-Score: -2.87
WACC vs ROIC
4.09%
15.20%
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 % 10.02
GWW's Operating Margin % is ranked higher than
87% of the 194 Companies
in the Global Industrial Distribution industry.

( Industry Median: 3.23 vs. GWW: 10.02 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Operating Margin % only.
GWW' s Operating Margin % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 10.02  Med: 12.31 Max: 13.74
Current: 10.02
10.02
13.74
Net Margin % 5.08
GWW's Net Margin % is ranked higher than
78% of the 195 Companies
in the Global Industrial Distribution industry.

( Industry Median: 2.02 vs. GWW: 5.08 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Net Margin % only.
GWW' s Net Margin % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 5.08  Med: 7.41 Max: 8.45
Current: 5.08
5.08
8.45
ROE % 27.24
GWW's ROE % is ranked higher than
95% of the 192 Companies
in the Global Industrial Distribution industry.

( Industry Median: 6.53 vs. GWW: 27.24 )
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: 27.24
19.65
29.55
ROA % 8.89
GWW's ROA % is ranked higher than
91% of the 196 Companies
in the Global Industrial Distribution industry.

( Industry Median: 2.78 vs. GWW: 8.89 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROA % only.
GWW' s ROA % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 8.89  Med: 14 Max: 15.51
Current: 8.89
8.89
15.51
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % 32.28
GWW's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % is ranked higher than
84% of the 195 Companies
in the Global Industrial Distribution industry.

( Industry Median: 13.11 vs. GWW: 32.28 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % only.
GWW' s ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 32.28  Med: 43.22 Max: 48.77
Current: 32.28
32.28
48.77
3-Year Revenue Growth Rate 7.60
GWW's 3-Year Revenue Growth Rate is ranked higher than
74% of the 180 Companies
in the Global Industrial Distribution industry.

( Industry Median: 0.70 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
58% of the 156 Companies
in the Global Industrial Distribution industry.

( Industry Median: 4.80 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
63% of the 144 Companies
in the Global Industrial Distribution industry.

( Industry Median: 3.40 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
GuruFocus has detected 3 Warning Signs with W.W. Grainger Inc $GWW.
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Guru Trades

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)
John Burbank Sold Out
Ray Dalio 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

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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Q1 2017

GWW Guru Trades in Q1 2017

Steven Cohen 25,000 sh (New)
Jim Simons 300,700 sh (New)
John Hussman 325 sh (New)
Ray Dalio 23,226 sh (+107.38%)
Joel Greenblatt 173,661 sh (+69.35%)
Chuck Royce 25,700 sh (+15.77%)
Steven Romick -96,049 sh (unchged)
George Soros Sold Out
First Eagle Investment Sold Out
Murray Stahl 4,101 sh (-1.82%)
Jeremy Grantham 192,179 sh (-2.61%)
Manning & Napier Advisors, Inc 15,275 sh (-11.35%)
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Q2 2017

GWW Guru Trades in Q2 2017

Paul Tudor Jones 7,471 sh (New)
Manning & Napier Advisors, Inc 34,747 sh (+127.48%)
Jim Simons 431,300 sh (+43.43%)
Ray Dalio 28,730 sh (+23.70%)
Joel Greenblatt 185,809 sh (+7.00%)
Murray Stahl 4,366 sh (+6.46%)
Chuck Royce 26,400 sh (+2.72%)
Steven Romick -96,049 sh (unchged)
Jeremy Grantham Sold Out
John Hussman Sold Out
Steven Cohen 7,200 sh (-71.20%)
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Insider Trades

Latest Guru Trades with GWW

(List those with share number changes of more than 20%, or impact to portfolio more than 0.1%)

GuruDate Trades Impact to Portfolio Price Range * (?) Current Price Change from Average Current Shares
Joel Greenblatt 2017-06-30 Add 7.00%0.03%$169.51 - $232.76 $ 158.41-16%185,809
Joel Greenblatt 2017-03-31 Add 69.35%0.21%$230.35 - $258.16 $ 158.41-36%173,661
George Soros 2017-03-31 Sold Out 0.01%$230.35 - $258.16 $ 158.41-36%0
First Eagle Investment 2017-03-31 Sold Out 0.25%$230.35 - $258.16 $ 158.41-36%0
First Eagle Investment 2016-12-31 Reduce -76.31%0.79%$203.08 - $239.62 $ 158.41-29%427,623
Joel Greenblatt 2016-12-31 Add 52.50%0.11%$203.08 - $239.62 $ 158.41-29%102,544
George Soros 2016-12-31 New Buy0.01%$203.08 - $239.62 $ 158.41-29%1,000
John Rogers 2016-12-31 Sold Out 0.02%$203.08 - $239.62 $ 158.41-29%0
First Eagle Investment 2016-09-30 Reduce -0.32%$215.27 - $234.73 $ 158.41-30%1,804,716
Joel Greenblatt 2016-09-30 Add 30.16%0.05%$215.27 - $234.73 $ 158.41-30%67,241
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Business Description

Industry: Industrial Distribution » Industrial Distribution    NAICS: 423610    SIC: 5063
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Traded in other countries:GWW.Germany,
Headquarter Location:USA
W.W. Grainger Inc is an industrial supply company whose operations are primarily in the United States and Canada, with a presence in Europe, Asia and Latin America. It is a broad-line distributor of maintenance, repair and operating supplies.

W.W. Grainger distributes more than 1.6 million maintenance, repair, and operations, or MRO, products that are sourced from 5,000 suppliers. The company serves its 3.2 million customers through its online and electronic purchasing platforms, vending machines, catalog distribution, and its network of almost 600 global branches. In recent years, Grainger has invested in its e-commerce capabilities, and the firm is the 11th-largest e-commerce site in North America. In 2016, Grainger generated 77% of its $10.1 billion of sales in the United States.

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Ratios

vs
industry
vs
history
PE Ratio 18.21
GWW's PE Ratio is ranked lower than
56% of the 145 Companies
in the Global Industrial Distribution industry.

( Industry Median: 17.04 vs. GWW: 18.21 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PE Ratio only.
GWW' s PE Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 10.67  Med: 19.29 Max: 26.63
Current: 18.21
10.67
26.63
Forward PE Ratio 15.50
GWW's Forward PE Ratio is ranked lower than
60% of the 25 Companies
in the Global Industrial Distribution industry.

( Industry Median: 14.90 vs. GWW: 15.50 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward PE Ratio only.
N/A
PE Ratio without NRI 18.21
GWW's PE Ratio without NRI is ranked lower than
54% of the 145 Companies
in the Global Industrial Distribution industry.

( Industry Median: 17.40 vs. GWW: 18.21 )
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: 19.29 Max: 26.63
Current: 18.21
10.67
26.63
Price-to-Owner-Earnings 16.99
GWW's Price-to-Owner-Earnings is ranked lower than
51% of the 109 Companies
in the Global Industrial Distribution industry.

( Industry Median: 18.28 vs. GWW: 16.99 )
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: 23.5 Max: 32.25
Current: 16.99
11.04
32.25
PB Ratio 5.30
GWW's PB Ratio is ranked lower than
95% of the 186 Companies
in the Global Industrial Distribution industry.

( Industry Median: 1.19 vs. GWW: 5.30 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PB Ratio only.
GWW' s PB Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 2.26  Med: 4.75 Max: 8.39
Current: 5.3
2.26
8.39
PS Ratio 0.92
GWW's PS Ratio is ranked lower than
70% of the 191 Companies
in the Global Industrial Distribution industry.

( Industry Median: 0.52 vs. GWW: 0.92 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PS Ratio only.
GWW' s PS Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.71  Med: 1.36 Max: 2.07
Current: 0.92
0.71
2.07
Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow 13.05
GWW's Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow is ranked higher than
58% of the 69 Companies
in the Global Industrial Distribution industry.

( Industry Median: 18.45 vs. GWW: 13.05 )
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: 10.88  Med: 23.14 Max: 42.05
Current: 13.05
10.88
42.05
Price-to-Operating-Cash-Flow 9.14
GWW's Price-to-Operating-Cash-Flow is ranked higher than
57% of the 81 Companies
in the Global Industrial Distribution industry.

( Industry Median: 13.09 vs. GWW: 9.14 )
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: 8.49  Med: 15.87 Max: 21.97
Current: 9.14
8.49
21.97
EV-to-EBIT 11.54
GWW's EV-to-EBIT is ranked higher than
54% of the 157 Companies
in the Global Industrial Distribution industry.

( Industry Median: 12.53 vs. GWW: 11.54 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBIT only.
GWW' s EV-to-EBIT Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 6.4  Med: 11.8 Max: 16
Current: 11.54
6.4
16
EV-to-EBITDA 9.11
GWW's EV-to-EBITDA is ranked higher than
58% of the 165 Companies
in the Global Industrial Distribution industry.

( Industry Median: 11.28 vs. GWW: 9.11 )
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: 9.11
5.4
14.1
PEG Ratio 3.03
GWW's PEG Ratio is ranked lower than
70% of the 79 Companies
in the Global Industrial Distribution industry.

( Industry Median: 1.59 vs. GWW: 3.03 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PEG Ratio only.
GWW' s PEG Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.6  Med: 1.49 Max: 4.68
Current: 3.03
0.6
4.68
Shiller PE Ratio 16.81
GWW's Shiller PE Ratio is ranked higher than
59% of the 56 Companies
in the Global Industrial Distribution industry.

( Industry Median: 23.27 vs. GWW: 16.81 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Shiller PE Ratio only.
GWW' s Shiller PE Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 16.82  Med: 27.38 Max: 41.67
Current: 16.81
16.82
41.67
Current Ratio 2.26
GWW's Current Ratio is ranked higher than
51% of the 194 Companies
in the Global Industrial Distribution industry.

( Industry Median: 1.81 vs. GWW: 2.26 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Current Ratio only.
GWW' s Current Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.67  Med: 2.53 Max: 3.55
Current: 2.26
1.67
3.55
Quick Ratio 1.27
GWW's Quick Ratio is ranked lower than
63% of the 194 Companies
in the Global Industrial Distribution industry.

( Industry Median: 1.21 vs. GWW: 1.27 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Quick Ratio only.
GWW' s Quick Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.81  Med: 1.31 Max: 2.13
Current: 1.27
0.81
2.13
Days Inventory 83.21
GWW's Days Inventory is ranked lower than
57% of the 185 Companies
in the Global Industrial Distribution industry.

( Industry Median: 71.72 vs. GWW: 83.21 )
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: 83.21
82.21
95.68
Days Sales Outstanding 48.90
GWW's Days Sales Outstanding is ranked higher than
62% of the 138 Companies
in the Global Industrial Distribution industry.

( Industry Median: 53.50 vs. GWW: 48.90 )
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: 48.9
31.41
44.27
Days Payable 41.21
GWW's Days Payable is ranked lower than
58% of the 127 Companies
in the Global Industrial Distribution industry.

( Industry Median: 44.82 vs. GWW: 41.21 )
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: 41.21
26.26
39.4

Dividend & Buy Back

vs
industry
vs
history
Dividend Yield % 3.14
GWW's Dividend Yield % is ranked higher than
65% of the 176 Companies
in the Global Industrial Distribution industry.

( Industry Median: 2.00 vs. GWW: 3.14 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Dividend Yield % only.
GWW' s Dividend Yield % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.2  Med: 1.63 Max: 3.12
Current: 3.14
1.2
3.12
Dividend Payout Ratio 0.57
GWW's Dividend Payout Ratio is ranked higher than
68% of the 117 Companies
in the Global Industrial Distribution industry.

( Industry Median: 0.36 vs. GWW: 0.57 )
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: 0.57
0.26
0.49
3-Year Dividend Growth Rate 10.40
GWW's 3-Year Dividend Growth Rate is ranked higher than
60% of the 108 Companies
in the Global Industrial Distribution industry.

( Industry Median: 6.90 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 % 3.17
GWW's Forward Dividend Yield % is ranked higher than
64% of the 169 Companies
in the Global Industrial Distribution industry.

( Industry Median: 2.48 vs. GWW: 3.17 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward Dividend Yield % only.
N/A
5-Year Yield-on-Cost % 6.07
GWW's 5-Year Yield-on-Cost % is ranked higher than
73% of the 233 Companies
in the Global Industrial Distribution industry.

( Industry Median: 3.23 vs. GWW: 6.07 )
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: 3.15 Max: 6.07
Current: 6.07
2.32
6.07
3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio 5.10
GWW's 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio is ranked higher than
96% of the 106 Companies
in the Global Industrial Distribution industry.

( Industry Median: -0.90 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 15.38
GWW's Price-to-Tangible-Book is ranked lower than
98% of the 176 Companies
in the Global Industrial Distribution industry.

( Industry Median: 1.21 vs. GWW: 15.38 )
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: 3.22 Max: 20.27
Current: 15.38
1.64
20.27
Price-to-Intrinsic-Value-Projected-FCF 1.12
GWW's Price-to-Intrinsic-Value-Projected-FCF is ranked lower than
54% of the 120 Companies
in the Global Industrial Distribution industry.

( Industry Median: 1.20 vs. GWW: 1.12 )
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: 1.48 Max: 2.51
Current: 1.12
0.82
2.51
Price-to-Intrinsic-Value-DCF (Earnings Based) 1.17
GWW's Price-to-Intrinsic-Value-DCF (Earnings Based) is ranked higher than
57% of the 14 Companies
in the Global Industrial Distribution industry.

( Industry Median: 1.50 vs. GWW: 1.17 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Intrinsic-Value-DCF (Earnings Based) only.
N/A
Price-to-Median-PS-Value 0.67
GWW's Price-to-Median-PS-Value is ranked higher than
89% of the 179 Companies
in the Global Industrial Distribution industry.

( Industry Median: 1.12 vs. GWW: 0.67 )
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: 0.82 Max: 1.47
Current: 0.67
0.37
1.47
Price-to-Graham-Number 3.53
GWW's Price-to-Graham-Number is ranked lower than
91% of the 136 Companies
in the Global Industrial Distribution industry.

( Industry Median: 1.02 vs. GWW: 3.53 )
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: 4.62
Current: 3.53
1.02
4.62
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % 8.67
GWW's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % is ranked higher than
64% of the 196 Companies
in the Global Industrial Distribution industry.

( Industry Median: 5.60 vs. GWW: 8.67 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % only.
GWW' s Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 6.2  Med: 8.5 Max: 15.6
Current: 8.67
6.2
15.6
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) % 10.55
GWW's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) % is ranked higher than
70% of the 133 Companies
in the Global Industrial Distribution industry.

( Industry Median: 4.07 vs. GWW: 10.55 )
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: 9.2  Med: 17.6 Max: 23.4
Current: 10.55
9.2
23.4

More Statistics

Revenue (TTM) (Mil) $10,223.40
EPS (TTM) $ 8.70
Beta0.40
Short Percentage of Float15.39%
52-Week Range $158.35 - 262.72
Shares Outstanding (Mil)57.69

Analyst Estimate

Dec17 Dec18 Dec19
Revenue (Mil $) 10,379 10,815 11,201
EPS ($) 10.44 11.21 12.03
EPS without NRI ($) 10.44 11.21 12.03
EPS Growth Rate
(Future 3Y To 5Y Estimate)
7.61%
Dividends per Share ($) 5.06 5.36 5.61
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Grainger Announces Retirement Of Jim Ryan As Board Chairman Aug 02 2017 
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W.W. Grainger, Inc. Names Beatriz R. Perez to its Board of Directors Jul 25 2017 
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Value Investing With a Contrarian Twist Jun 26 2017 
Grainger Launches Gamut.com for Customers Seeking Robust Product and Application Information to Help Jun 05 2017 
Grainger Releases White Paper on Building a Sustainable Safety Culture in Time for National Safety M Jun 01 2017 
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