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W.W. Grainger Inc

$ 267.22 -1.44 (-0.54%)
Volume: 437,736 Avg Vol (1m): 489,288
Market Cap $: 14.82 Bil Enterprise Value $: 16.82 Bil
P/E (TTM): 18.89 P/B: 7.60
Earnings Power Value 174.66
Net Current Asset Value -9.56
Tangible Book 19.66
Projected FCF 168.68
Median P/S Value 289.22
Graham Number 79.09
Peter Lynch Value 0
DCF (FCF Based) 208.05
DCF (Earnings Based) 180.93
1Y (-%)

Financial Strength : 6.6/10

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.
Current vs industry vs history
Cash-to-Debt 0.18
Cash-To-Debt range over the past 10 years
Min: 0.04, Med: 0.67, Max: 57.45
Current: 0.18
0.04
57.45
Equity-to-Asset 0.33
Equity-to-Asset range over the past 10 years
Min: 0.29, Med: 0.65, Max: 0.75
Current: 0.33
0.29
0.75
Debt-to-Equity 1.12
Debt-to-Equity range over the past 10 years
Min: 0, Med: 0.12, Max: 1.41
Current: 1.12
0
1.41
Debt-to-EBITDA 1.52
Debt-to-EBITDA range over the past 10 years
Min: 0.31, Med: 0.55, Max: 1.82
Current: 1.52
0.31
1.82
Interest Coverage 14.06
Interest Coverage range over the past 10 years
Min: 11.63, Med: 73.12, Max: 133.47
Current: 14.06
11.63
133.47
Piotroski F-Score 8
0
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2
3
4
5
6
7
8
9
Altman Z-Score 7.13
DISTRESS
GREY
SAFE
Beneish M-Score -2.63
Not Manipulator
Manipulator
WACC vs ROIC %
ROIC 22.67%
WACC 8.77%

Profitability & Growth : 8/10

GuruFocus Profitability Rank ranks how profitable a company is and how likely the company's business will stay that way.
Current vs industry vs history
Operating Margin % 10.54
Operating Margin range over the past 10 years
Min: 9.93, Med: 12.31, Max: 13.74
Current: 10.54
9.93
13.74
Net Margin % 7.14
Net Margin range over the past 10 years
Min: 5.62, Med: 7.41, Max: 8.45
Current: 7.14
5.62
8.45
ROE % 41.94
ROE range over the past 10 years
Min: 20.51, Med: 25.87, Max: 42.98
Current: 41.94
20.51
42.98
ROA % 13.56
ROA range over the past 10 years
Min: 10.19, Med: 13.6, Max: 15.51
Current: 13.56
10.19
15.51
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % 39.52
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) range over the past 10 years
Min: 35.33, Med: 43.22, Max: 48.77
Current: 39.52
35.33
48.77
3-Year Total Revenue Growth Rate 4.00
3-Year Revenue Growth Rate range over the past 10 years
Min: -1.5, Med: 9.4, Max: 15.1
Current: 9.4
-1.5
15.1
3-Year Total EBITDA Growth Rate -1.90
3-Year EBITDA Growth Rate range over the past 10 years
Min: -0.3, Med: 10.1, Max: 20.2
Current: 3.1
-0.3
20.2
3-Year EPS w/o NRI Growth Rate 5.80
3-Year EPS w/o NRI Growth Rate range over the past 10 years
Min: -9, Med: 9.8, Max: 22
Current: 5.8
-9
22

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Business Description

Industry Industrial Distribution » Industrial Distribution    NAICS : 423610    SIC : 5063
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Traded in other countries 0IZI.UK
Address 100 Grainger Parkway, Lake Forest, IL, USA, 60045-5201
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.

Ratios

Current vs industry vs history
PE Ratio (TTM) 18.89
PE Ratio range over the past 10 years
Min: 10.67, Med: 20.48, Max: 28.47
Current: 18.89
10.67
28.47
Forward PE Ratio 15.02
N/A
PE Ratio without NRI 18.89
PE without NRI range over the past 10 years
Min: 10.67, Med: 20.48, Max: 28.47
Current: 18.89
10.67
28.47
Price-to-Owner-Earnings 28.92
Price-to-Owner-Earnings range over the past 10 years
Min: 11.04, Med: 24.22, Max: 37.69
Current: 28.92
11.04
37.69
PB Ratio 7.60
PB Ratio range over the past 10 years
Min: 2.26, Med: 5.24, Max: 10.82
Current: 7.6
2.26
10.82
PS Ratio 1.34
PS Ratio range over the past 10 years
Min: 0.71, Med: 1.45, Max: 2.07
Current: 1.34
0.71
2.07
Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow 19.20
Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow range over the past 10 years
Min: 10.88, Med: 21.16, Max: 32.56
Current: 19.2
10.88
32.56
Price-to-Operating-Cash-Flow 14.57
Price-to-Operating-Cash-Flow range over the past 10 years
Min: 8.49, Med: 15.74, Max: 21.97
Current: 14.57
8.49
21.97
EV-to-EBIT 13.91
EV-to-EBIT range over the past 10 years
Min: 6.4, Med: 12.8, Max: 20.1
Current: 13.91
6.4
20.1
EV-to-EBITDA 11.54
EV-to-EBITDA range over the past 10 years
Min: 5.4, Med: 11, Max: 16.3
Current: 11.54
5.4
16.3
EV-to-Revenue 1.49
EV-to-Revenue range over the past 10 years
Min: 0.7, Med: 1.6, Max: 2.1
Current: 1.49
0.7
2.1
PEG Ratio 7.60
PEG Ratio range over the past 10 years
Min: 0.59, Med: 1.58, Max: 15.75
Current: 7.6
0.59
15.75
Shiller PE Ratio 24.33
Shiller PE Ratio range over the past 10 years
Min: 16.93, Med: 28.21, Max: 41.74
Current: 24.33
16.93
41.74
Current Ratio 2.40
Current Ratio range over the past 10 years
Min: 1.67, Med: 2.43, Max: 3.55
Current: 2.4
1.67
3.55
Quick Ratio 1.36
Quick Ratio range over the past 10 years
Min: 0.81, Med: 1.34, Max: 2.13
Current: 1.36
0.81
2.13
Days Inventory 78.64
Days Inventory range over the past 10 years
Min: 78.64, Med: 87.02, Max: 95.68
Current: 78.64
78.64
95.68
Days Sales Outstanding 48.16
Days Sales Outstanding range over the past 10 years
Min: 36.66, Med: 42.79, Max: 48.16
Current: 48.16
36.66
48.16
Days Payable 39.18
Days Payable range over the past 10 years
Min: 30.09, Med: 35.9, Max: 42.17
Current: 39.18
30.09
42.17

Dividend & Buy Back

Current vs industry vs history
Dividend Yield % 2.07
Trailing Dividend Yield range over the past 10 years
Min: 1.2, Med: 1.76, Max: 3.09
Current: 2.07
1.2
3.09
Dividend Payout Ratio 0.38
Dividend Payout Ratio range over the past 10 years
Min: 0.28, Med: 0.34, Max: 0.51
Current: 0.38
0.28
0.51
3-Year Dividend Growth Rate (Per Share) 5.30
3-Year Dividend Growth Rate range over the past 10 years
Min: 3.1, Med: 10.4, Max: 20
Current: 5.3
3.1
20
Forward Dividend Yield % 2.16
N/A
Yield-on-Cost (5-Year) % 3.00
Yield-on-Cost (5y) range over the past 10 years
Min: 1.75, Med: 2.56, Max: 4.5
Current: 3
1.75
4.5
3-Year Share Buyback Rate 3.40
3-Year Share Buyback Rate range over the past 10 years
Min: -0.7, Med: 1.4, Max: 5.9
Current: 3.4
-0.7
5.9

Valuation & Return

Current vs industry vs history
Price-to-Tangible-Book 13.59
Price-to-Tangible-Book range over the past 10 years
Min: 1.64, Med: 3.33, Max: 23.06
Current: 13.59
1.64
23.06
Price-to-Projected-FCF 1.58
Price-to-Intrinsic-Value-Projected-FCF range over the past 10 years
Min: 0.86, Med: 1.54, Max: 2.51
Current: 1.58
0.86
2.51
Price-to-DCF (Earnings Based) 1.48
Price-to-Intrinsic-Value-DCF (Earnings Based) range over the past 10 years
Min: 0.74, Med: 1.32, Max: 2.47
Current: 1.48
0.74
2.47
Price-to-Median-PS-Value 0.92
Price-to-Median-PS-Value range over the past 10 years
Min: 0.35, Med: 0.79, Max: 1.37
Current: 0.92
0.35
1.37
Price-to-Graham-Number 3.38
Price-to-Graham-Number range over the past 10 years
Min: 1.02, Med: 1.71, Max: 4.95
Current: 3.38
1.02
4.95
Earnings Yield (Joel Greenblatt) % 7.19
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) range over the past 10 years
Min: 5, Med: 7.8, Max: 15.6
Current: 7.19
5
15.6
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) % 6.60
Forward Rate of Return range over the past 10 years
Min: 5, Med: 17.4, Max: 23.6
Current: 6.6
5
23.6

More Statistics

Revenue (TTM) (Mil) $ 11,253.6
EPS (TTM) $ 14.14
Beta 1.26
Volatility % 31.84
52-Week Range $ 255.09 - 372.06
Shares Outstanding (Mil) 55.44

Analyst Estimate

Piotroski F-Score Details

Piotroski F-Score 8
Positive ROA Y
Positive CFROA Y
Higher ROA yoy Y
CFROA > ROA Y
Lower Leverage yoy Y
Higher Current Ratio yoy Y
Less Shares Outstanding yoy Y
Higher Gross Margin yoy N
Higher Asset Turnover yoy Y