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Graco (GGG) Net-Net Working Capital : $3.75 (As of Mar. 2024)


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What is Graco Net-Net Working Capital?

In calculating the Net-Net Working Capital (NNWC), Benjamin Graham assumed that a company's accounts receivable is only worth 75% its value, its inventory is only worth 50% of its value, but its liabilities have to be paid in full. In addition, Graham believed that preferred stock belongs on the liability side of the balance sheet, not as part of capital and surplus. This is a conservative way of estimating the company's value.

Graco's Net-Net Working Capital for the quarter that ended in Mar. 2024 was $3.75.

The industry rank for Graco's Net-Net Working Capital or its related term are showing as below:

GGG's Price-to-Net-Net-Working-Capital is ranked worse than
79.88% of 1357 companies
in the Industrial Products industry
Industry Median: 6.97 vs GGG: 22.14

Graco Net-Net Working Capital Historical Data

The historical data trend for Graco's Net-Net Working Capital can be seen below:

* For Operating Data section: All numbers are indicated by the unit behind each term and all currency related amount are in USD.
* For other sections: All numbers are in millions except for per share data, ratio, and percentage. All currency related amount are indicated in the company's associated stock exchange currency.

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Graco Net-Net Working Capital Chart

Graco Annual Data
Trend Dec14 Dec15 Dec16 Dec17 Dec18 Dec19 Dec20 Dec21 Dec22 Dec23
Net-Net Working Capital
Get a 7-Day Free Trial Premium Member Only Premium Member Only -0.65 0.32 1.91 1.54 3.13

Graco Quarterly Data
Jun19 Sep19 Dec19 Mar20 Jun20 Sep20 Dec20 Mar21 Jun21 Sep21 Dec21 Mar22 Jun22 Sep22 Dec22 Mar23 Jun23 Sep23 Dec23 Mar24
Net-Net Working Capital Get a 7-Day Free Trial Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only 2.09 2.62 3.16 3.13 3.75

Competitive Comparison of Graco's Net-Net Working Capital

For the Specialty Industrial Machinery subindustry, Graco's Price-to-Net-Net-Working-Capital, along with its competitors' market caps and Price-to-Net-Net-Working-Capital data, can be viewed below:

* Competitive companies are chosen from companies within the same industry, with headquarter located in same country, with closest market capitalization; x-axis shows the market cap, and y-axis shows the term value; the bigger the dot, the larger the market cap. Note that "N/A" values will not show up in the chart.


Graco's Price-to-Net-Net-Working-Capital Distribution in the Industrial Products Industry

For the Industrial Products industry and Industrials sector, Graco's Price-to-Net-Net-Working-Capital distribution charts can be found below:

* The bar in red indicates where Graco's Price-to-Net-Net-Working-Capital falls into.



Graco Net-Net Working Capital Calculation

Graco's Net-Net Working Capital (NNWC) per share for the fiscal year that ended in Dec. 2023 is calculated as

Net-Net Working Capital(A: Dec. 2023 )
=(Cash, Cash Equivalents, Marketable Securities+0.75 * Accounts Receivable+0.5 * Total Inventories-Total Liabilities
-Preferred Stock-Minority Interest)/Shares Outstanding (EOP)
=(537.951+0.75 * 354.439+0.5 * 438.349-497.782
-0-0)/167.946
=3.13

Graco's Net-Net Working Capital (NNWC) per share for the quarter that ended in Mar. 2024 is calculated as

Net-Net Working Capital(Q: Mar. 2024 )
=(Cash, Cash Equivalents, Marketable Securities+0.75 * Accounts Receivable+0.5 * Total Inventories-Total Liabilities
-Preferred Stock-Minority Interest)/Shares Outstanding (EOP)
=(622.728+0.75 * 311+0.5 * 459.118-451.176
-0-0)/169.136
=3.75

* For Operating Data section: All numbers are indicated by the unit behind each term and all currency related amount are in USD.
* For other sections: All numbers are in millions except for per share data, ratio, and percentage. All currency related amount are indicated in the company's associated stock exchange currency.

In calculating the Net-Net Working Capital (NNWC), Benjamin Graham assumed that a company's accounts receivable is only worth 75% its value, its inventory is only worth 50% of its value, but its liabilities have to be paid in full.

In addition, Graham believed that preferred stock belongs on the liability side of the balance sheet, not as part of capital and surplus. In "Security Analysis", preferred stock is dubbed "an imperfect creditorship position" that is best placed on the balance sheet alongside funded debt.

This is a conservative way of estimating the company's value.


Graco  (NYSE:GGG) Net-Net Working Capital Explanation

One research study, covering the years 1970 through 1983 showed that portfolios picked at the beginning of each year, and held for one year, returned 29.4 percent, on average, over the 13-year period, compared to 11.5 percent for the S&P 500 Index. Other studies of Graham's strategy produced similar results.

Benjamin Graham looked for companies whose market values were less than two-thirds of their net-net value. They are collected under our Net-Net screener.


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Graco (GGG) Business Description

Traded in Other Exchanges
Address
88-11th Avenue Northeast, Minneapolis, MN, USA, 55413
Graco manufactures equipment used for managing fluids, coatings, and adhesives, specializing in difficult-to-handle materials. Graco's business is organized into three segments: industrial, process, and contractor. The Minnesota-based firm serves a wide range of end markets, including industrial, automotive, and construction, and its broad array of products include pumps, valves, meters, sprayers, and equipment used to apply coatings, sealants, and adhesives. The firm generated roughly $2.1 billion in sales and $573 million in operating income in 2022.
Executives
Mark W Sheahan officer: VICE PRESIDENT AND TREASURER P.O. BOX 1441, MINNEAPOLIS MN 55440-1441
Angela F Wordell officer: Executive VP, Operations 88 11TH AVENUE NE, MINNEAPOLIS MN 55413
Kathryn L Schoenrock officer: Executive Vice President 88 11TH AVENUE NE, MINNEAPOLIS MN 55413
Caroline M Chambers officer: Vice President and Controller PO BOX 1441, MINNEAPOLIS MN 55440-1441
Eric Etchart director ROOM F, 22F CROSS REGION PLAZA, 899 LINGLING ROAD, SHANGHAI F4 200030
Van Sant R William director PO BOX 1441, MINNEAPOLIS MN 55440-1441
Timothy R White officer: President, EMEA 88 11TH AVENUE NE, MINNEAPOLIS MN 55413
Ronita Banerjee officer: EVP, Chief HR Officer 88 11TH AVENUE NE, MINNEAPOLIS MN 55105
Jeffrey P. Johnson officer: Vice President 88 - 11TH AVENUE N.E., MINNEAPOLIS MN 55413
Heather L Anfang director 88 11TH AVENUE NE, MINNEAPOLIS MN 55413
Dale D Johnson officer: VICE PRESIDENT P.O. BOX 1441, MINNEAPOLIS MN 5440-1441
Christopher D. Knutson officer: EVP, Corporate Controller 88 11TH AVENUE NE, MINNEAPOLIS MN 55413
Claudio Merengo officer: President, Worldwide Gema 88 11TH AVENUE NE, MINNEAPOLIS MN 55413
J Kevin Gilligan director P O BOX 1441, MINNEAPOLIS MN 55440-1441
Archie C. Black director 333 SOUTH SEVENTH STREET, SUITE 1000, MINNEAPOLIS MN 55402