W W Grainger (GWW)

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252.15 +1.95  +0.78% NYSE Apr 17, 8:00PM BATS Real time Currency in USD
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GWW Events

Date Type Description
Apr 30 Misc AGM Event for W.W. Grainger Inc.
Apr 16 Misc W.W. Grainger, Inc. Q1 2014 Earning Conference Call
Apr 16 Earnings W.W. Grainger, Inc. Q1 2014 Earning Result. Estimate: 2.97.
Mar 05 Misc Grainger at Raymond James Financial Inc Institutional Investors Conference
Feb 06 Dividends Amount: 0.93, Declared Date: Jan 29 2014, Pay Date: Mar 01 2014
Jan 24 Misc Q4 2013 Grainger Earnings Release and Podcast
Jan 24 Earnings Q4 2013 Grainger Earnings Release. Estimate: 2.63.
Nov 06 Dividends Amount: 0.93, Declared Date: Oct 30 2013, Pay Date: Dec 01 2013
Oct 16 Misc Q3 2013 W.W. Grainger Earnings Release and Podcast
Oct 16 Earnings Q3 2013 W.W. Grainger Earnings Release. Estimate: 3.11.
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This total returns chart shows the returns to an investor from both price appreciation and dividends (dividends are assumed to be reinvested). W W Grainger is up 7.45% over the last year vs S&P 500 Total Return up 23.54%, Hudson Technology down 18.35%, and MSC Industrial Direct up 13.73%.

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GWW Profile

  • Sector: Industrials
  • Industry: Industrial Distribution
  • Headquarters Country: United States
  • Headquarters State/Province: Illinois
  • Incorporation Country: United States
  • Incorporation State/Province: Illinois
  • Est. Current Fiscal Quarter End: June 30, 2014
  • Est. Current Fiscal Year End: December 31, 2014
  • Last Fiscal Quarter End: March 31, 2014
  • Last Fiscal Year End: December 31, 2013
  • NAICS: Electrical Apparatus and Equipment, Wiring Supplies, and Related Equipment Merchant Wholesalers
  • NAICS Code: 423610
  • NAICS Industry: Household Appliances and Electrical and Electronic Goods Merchant Wholesalers
  • NAICS Industry Code: 4236
  • NAICS Sector: Wholesale Trade
  • NAICS Sector Code: 42

W.W. Grainger, Inc., with 2010 sales of $7.2 billion, is North America’s leading broad line supplier of maintenance, repair and operating products, with an expanding presence in Europe, Asia and Latin America. Grainger shares are traded on the New York and Chicago stock exchanges. Grainger is positioned to deliver attractive growth as the leading provider of indirect materials solutions to businesses, building on its reputation for integrity, unparalleled service, innovation, partnerships, and technology leadership. In 2010, a healthy balance sheet and strong cash flow enabled Grainger to return $657 million to shareholders in the form of share repurchases and dividends. Grainger has 39 years of increasing dividends. W.W. Grainger, Inc. was founded in 1927 and is based in Lake Forest, Illinois.

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Symbol Price Chg Chg % Market Cap
GWW 252.15 +1.95 +0.78% 17.35B
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