W.W. Grainger, Inc. (GWW): Price and Financial Metrics

W.W. Grainger, Inc. (GWW): $483.00

-9.95 (-2.02%)

POWR Rating

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  • Quality is the dimension where GWW ranks best; there it ranks ahead of 96.46% of US stocks.
  • The strongest trend for GWW is in Growth, which has been heading up over the past 163 days.
  • GWW ranks lowest in Value; there it ranks in the 25th percentile.

GWW Stock Summary

  • With a market capitalization of $25,294,282,275, Ww Grainger Inc has a greater market value than 89.85% of US stocks.
  • Ww Grainger Inc's capital turnover -- a measure of revenue relative to shareholder's equity -- is better than 95.34% of US listed stocks.
  • Ww Grainger Inc's stock had its IPO on January 1, 1986, making it an older stock than 92.74% of US equities in our set.
  • If you're looking for stocks that are quantitatively similar to Ww Grainger Inc, a group of peers worth examining would be TSCO, POOL, DLTR, K, and JBHT.
  • GWW's SEC filings can be seen here. And to visit Ww Grainger Inc's official web site, go to www.grainger.com.

GWW Valuation Summary

  • GWW's price/earnings ratio is 25.6; this is 1.73% lower than that of the median Industrials stock.
  • Over the past 243 months, GWW's price/sales ratio has gone up 1.
  • GWW's price/sales ratio has moved up 1 over the prior 243 months.

Below are key valuation metrics over time for GWW.

Stock Date P/S P/B P/E EV/EBIT
GWW 2021-08-26 1.8 12.0 25.6 18.6
GWW 2021-08-25 1.9 12.1 26.1 18.8
GWW 2021-08-24 1.8 12.0 25.8 18.6
GWW 2021-08-23 1.8 12.1 25.8 18.7
GWW 2021-08-20 1.8 12.0 25.8 18.6
GWW 2021-08-19 1.8 12.0 25.7 18.6

GWW Growth Metrics

    Its 2 year price growth rate is now at -8.96%.
  • The 3 year cash and equivalents growth rate now stands at 40.05%.
  • The 5 year price growth rate now stands at 9.52%.
GWW's revenue has moved up $972,000,000 over the prior 15 months.

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

Date Revenue Operating Cash Flow Net Income to Common Stock
2021-09-30 12,604 1,060 928
2021-06-30 12,250 1,210 871
2021-03-31 11,880 1,173 760
2020-12-31 11,797 1,123 695
2020-09-30 11,703 1,059 630
2020-06-30 11,632 1,068 623

GWW's Quality Factors

The “Quality” component of the POWR Ratings focuses on 31 different factors of a companies fundamentals and operational strength. Here are some key insights as we drill into the specifics of these quality attributes.
  • GWW has a Quality Grade of A, ranking ahead of 97.8% of graded US stocks.
  • GWW's asset turnover comes in at 1.979 -- ranking 39th of 105 Wholesale stocks.
  • SGBX, CAPL, and ZEUS are the stocks whose asset turnover ratios are most correlated with GWW.

The table below shows GWW's key quality metrics over time.

Period Asset Turnover Gross Margin ROIC
2021-09-30 1.979 0.357 0.223
2021-06-30 1.909 0.352 0.215
2021-03-31 1.800 0.354 0.187
2020-12-31 1.732 0.359 0.151
2020-09-30 1.736 0.367 0.140
2020-06-30 1.769 0.371 0.138

GWW Price Target

For more insight on analysts targets of GWW, see our GWW 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 $473.67 Average Broker Recommendation 1.82 (Hold)

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GWW Price/Volume Stats

Current price $483.00 52-week high $527.06
Prev. close $492.95 52-week low $356.23
Day low $479.69 Volume 162,130
Day high $491.99 Avg. volume 226,953
50-day MA $500.28 Dividend yield 1.31%
200-day MA $454.42 Market Cap 24.88B

W.W. Grainger, Inc. (GWW) Company Bio

WW Grainger operates as a distributor of maintenance, repair, and operating (MRO) supplies; and other related products and services that are used by businesses and institutions primarily in the United States and Canada. The company offers material handling equipment, safety and security supplies, lighting and electrical products, power and hand tools, pumps and plumbing supplies, cleaning and maintenance supplies, building and home inspection supplies, vehicle and fleet components, and various other products. The company was founded in 1927 and is based in Lake Forest, Illinois.

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GWW Price Returns

1-mo N/A
3-mo 12.54%
6-mo 7.12%
1-year 24.57%
3-year 74.43%
5-year 110.04%
YTD -6.80%
2021 28.80%
2020 22.85%
2019 22.25%
2018 21.69%
2017 4.35%

GWW Dividends

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