The Company is in the service business. It distributes products used by businesses and institutions across North America to keep their facilities and equipment running.


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Grainger's May Sales Rise 5%

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Key Data Points

Primary metrics and data points about W.W. Grainger.
Current Price: $239.53
Prev Close: $240.63
Open: $241.57
Bid: $189.00
Ask: $242.58
Day's Range: $238.88 - $242.74
52wk Range: $201.94 - $262.72
Volume: 387,524
Avg Vol 530,813
Market Cap: $14B
P/E (ttm): 24.38
EPS (ttm): $9.87
Div & Yield: $4.88 (2.0%)

Company Rating

What our community thinks about W.W. Grainger.
CAPS Rating 4 out of 5
 
258 Outperform
19 Underperform
CAPS All Stars
 
94 Outperform
3 Underperform

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You pick for W.W. Grainger is winning

Score: +97.74
Call: Outperform
Time Frame: Five Plus Years
Start Price: $18.24
Start Date: 3/29/2007
Gain/Loss: +$152.4%
S&P Gain/Loss: +$54.7%

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CEO Rating

The single most important factor in a company's success is the team that's leading the company.

DG Macpherson, CEO

63% Approve

Based on 70 Ratings

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Business Summary

Industry, sector and description for W.W. Grainger.

The Company is in the service business. It distributes products used by businesses and institutions across North America to keep their facilities and equipment running.

  • Exchange: NYSE
  • Sector: Services
  • Industry: Wholesale, Other