W.W. Grainger, Inc. (New York Stock Exchange:GWW)

About the company

W.W. Grainger, Inc. operates as a supplier of maintenance, repair and operating products (MRO), with operations also in Europe, Asia and Latin America. It operates through two segments: United States and Canada. The United States segment offers a selection of MRO products and services through its eCommerce platforms, catalogs, branches and sales and service representatives. The Canada segment provides a combination of product breadth, local availability, speed of delivery, detailed product information and competitively priced products and services. The company was founded by William Wallace Grainger in 1927 and is headquartered in Lake Forest, IL.

Sector

Distribution Services

Industry

Wholesale Distributors

Employees

25300

CEO

Donald G. Macpherson

Exchange

New York Stock Exchange

Website

http://www.grainger.com

$12B

Total Revenue

25K

Employees

$17B

Market Capitalization

22.63

Price/Earning ratio

Stock price

Gross Margin (in %)

Total gross margin

$4418M

Operating Margin (in %)

Total operating margin

$1064M

Net Margin (in %)

Total net margin

$769M

Dividend Yield (in %)

Dividend per share

$5.76

Industry peers

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Latest insider transactions

Date Role Name Transaction Quantity Quantity Owned After

Grainger (GWW) to Divest Distribution Business in China

13d ago, source: Nasdaq

GWW has entered into an agreement to divest its China-based distribution business, Grainger China LLC (Grainger China), to an ...

Zacks.com featured highlights include: Kroger, AbbVie, W.W. Grainger, West Pharmaceutical Services and Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company

5d ago, source: YAHOO!

ABBV, W.W. Grainger Inc. GWW, West Pharmaceutical Services Inc. WST and Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company Ltd. TSM. The second wave of coronavirus infections has flared up volatility and made ...

Here is What Hedge Funds Think About W.W. Grainger, Inc. (GWW)

26d ago, source: Insider Monkey

In this article we will take a look at whether hedge funds think W.W. Grainger, Inc. (NYSE:GWW) is a good investment right now. We check hedge fund and billionaire investor sentiment before ...

W.W. Grainger Inc.

21d ago, source: MarketWatch

12/01/2015 10,000 Derivative/Non-derivative trans. at $83.08 per share. 830,800 ...

Where next for the W W Grainger Inc share price?

27d ago, source: YAHOO!

Shares in W W Grainger Inc (NYQ:GWW) are currently trading at 328.38 but a key question for investors is how the economic uncertainty caused by Covid-19 will affect the price. The answer comes down to ...

Robot M&A May Be in Post-Pandemic Future

Opinion ago, source: Bloomberg

Buybacks, capital investments, M&A plans and travel budgets — basically any form of spending that wasn’t 100% necessary — all ...

Grainger (GWW) to Divest Distribution Business in China

13d ago, source: YAHOO!

W.W. Grainger, Inc. GWW has entered into an agreement to divest its China-based distribution business, Grainger China LLC (Grainger China), to an undisclosed purchaser of the Grainger China ...



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