Graco Inc. (GGG): Price and Financial Metrics

Graco Inc. (GGG): $79.71

1.87 (+2.40%)

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  • GGG scores best on the Quality dimension, with a Quality rank ahead of 96.58% of US stocks.
  • GGG's strongest trending metric is Value; it's been moving up over the last 31 weeks.
  • GGG's current lowest rank is in the Value metric (where it is better than 21.65% of US stocks).

GGG Stock Summary

  • GGG's went public 35.08 years ago, making it older than 92.27% of listed US stocks we're tracking.
  • With a year-over-year growth in debt of -55.98%, Graco Inc's debt growth rate surpasses merely 6.82% of about US stocks.
  • In terms of volatility of its share price, GGG is more volatile than merely 4.41% of stocks we're observing.
  • Stocks with similar financial metrics, market capitalization, and price volatility to Graco Inc are DOX, IVZ, MKSI, BRO, and PHM.
  • Visit GGG's SEC page to see the company's official filings. To visit the company's web site, go to

GGG Valuation Summary

  • GGG's price/earnings ratio is 29.1; this is 0.34% lower than that of the median Industrials stock.
  • Over the past 243 months, GGG's EV/EBIT ratio has gone up 14.2.
  • Over the past 243 months, GGG's price/earnings ratio has gone up 13.8.

Below are key valuation metrics over time for GGG.

Stock Date P/S P/B P/E EV/EBIT
GGG 2016-07-05 3.3 6.8 13.6 10.3
GGG 2016-04-27 3.5 7.0 14.1 10.7
GGG 2012-11-30 3.1 7.0 21.8 16.2
GGG 2011-04-14 3.5 9.8 25.3 17.5
GGG 2008-02-26 2.6 9.0 14.4 10.0
GGG 2006-04-06 4.2 10.8 24.6 16.2

GGG Growth Metrics

  • Its 5 year net income to common stockholders growth rate is now at -3.31%.
  • Its 5 year price growth rate is now at 102.67%.
  • The 2 year cash and equivalents growth rate now stands at 301.17%.
Over the past 70 months, GGG's revenue has gone up $604,016,000.

The table below shows GGG's growth in key financial areas (numbers in millions of US dollars).

Date Revenue Operating Cash Flow Net Income to Common Stock
2021-06-30 1,870.949 471.532 444.611
2021-03-31 1,730.677 441.471 363.325
2020-12-31 1,650.115 394.035 330.456
2020-09-30 1,592.067 381.972 300.6
2020-06-30 1,553.306 397.462 270.617
2020-03-31 1,614.742 422.421 329.922

GGG Price Target

For more insight on analysts targets of GGG, see our GGG price target page. And for a list of of all stocks sorted by upside potential based on analyst target price, see our Top Price Target page.

Average Price Target $83.00 Average Broker Recommendation 1.77 (Moderate Buy)

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GGG Price/Volume Stats

Current price $79.71 52-week high $79.90
Prev. close $77.84 52-week low $52.91
Day low $77.88 Volume 564,400
Day high $79.90 Avg. volume 702,188
50-day MA $75.50 Dividend yield 0.96%
200-day MA $72.06 Market Cap 13.53B

Graco Inc. (GGG) Company Bio

Graco Inc. designs, manufactures, and markets equipment to pump, meter, mix, and dispense various fluids and coatings worldwide. The company was founded in 1926 and is based in Minneapolis, Minnesota.

GGG Price Forecast Based on DCF Valuation

Current PriceDCF Fair Value Target: Forecasted Gain:
$79.71$6.89 -91%

Below please find a table outlining a discounted cash flow forecast for GGG, in which we model out valuation assuming a variety of terminal growth rates. To summarize, we found that Graco Inc ranked in the 12th percentile in terms of potential gain offered. Our DCF analysis suggests the stock is overvalued by about 91%. In terms of the factors that were most noteworthy in this DCF analysis for GGG, they are:

  • The compound growth rate in the free cash flow of Graco Inc over the past 5.75 years is -0.13%; that's higher than only 10.97% of free cash flow generating stocks in the Industrials sector.
  • The business' balance sheet reveals debt to be 2% of the company's capital (with equity being the remaining amount). Approximately just 9.2% of US stocks with free cash flow have a lower reliance on debt in their capital structure.
  • GGG's estimated cost of debt, based largely on its market capitalization and its interest coverage ratio, is 3%; for context, that number is higher than 54.69% of tickers in our DCF set.

Terminal Growth Rate in Free Cash FlowReturn Relative to Current Share Price

For other companies in the Industrials that have a similar discounted cashflow valuation profile (and ensuing price forecasts) as GGG, try CODA, KAMN, SMED, CHRW, and FLY.

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Latest GGG News From Around the Web

Below are the latest news stories about Graco Inc that investors may wish to consider to help them evaluate GGG as an investment opportunity.

Graco: More Vulnerable To Sector Rotation And Slowing Comps Than End-Market Conditions

chinaface/E+ via Getty Images Every once in a while even great companies can go on sale, so with a definite shift in sentiment away from shorter-cycle industrials I thought it was time to take another look at Graco (GGG) in the hope that maybe the Street had moved on and...

Stephen Simpson on Seeking Alpha | July 28, 2021

Graco Launches New Line of Air Assist and Airless Spray Guns

MINNEAPOLIS, July 27, 2021--Graco Inc. (NYSE:GGG), a leading manufacturer of fluid handling equipment, announces the launch of PerformAATM air assist (AA) and airless spray guns. The new line of manual and automatic applicators delivers performance above all with material-specific air caps and other features seldom found in AA guns commonly used in wood, metal and general industrial finishing.

Yahoo | July 27, 2021

Graco Inc. (GGG) CEO Mark Sheahan on Q2 2021 Results - Earnings Call Transcript

Graco Inc. (GGG) Q2 2021 Earnings Conference Call July 22, 2021 11:00 AM ET Company Participants Kathy Schoenrock - Executive Vice President & Corporate Controller Mark Sheahan - President & Chief Executive Officer David Lowe - Chief Financial Officer & Treasurer Conference Call Participants Matt Summerville - D.A. Davidson Deane...

SA Transcripts on Seeking Alpha | July 22, 2021

Graco inc (GGG) Q2 2021 Earnings Call Transcript

Image source: The Motley Fool. Graco inc (NYSE: GGG)Q2 2021 Earnings CallJul 22, 2021, 11:00 a.m. ETContents: Prepared Remarks Questions and Answers Call Participants Prepared Remarks: OperatorGood morning and welcome to the Second Quarter Conference Call for Graco, Inc.

Yahoo | July 22, 2021

Graco (GGG) Q2 Earnings Beat, Solid End-Markets to Favor 2H21

Graco (GGG) Q2 earnings reflect gains from sales growth in segments and geographies served. Performance in the second half of 2021 is likely to reflect the impacts of favorable end-market conditions.

Yahoo | July 22, 2021

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GGG Price Returns

1-mo N/A
3-mo 1.66%
6-mo 11.59%
1-year 50.32%
3-year 77.26%
5-year 245.11%
YTD 11.00%
2020 40.97%
2019 25.94%
2018 -6.34%
2017 65.60%
2016 17.36%

GGG Dividends

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