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

W.W. Grainger, Inc. (GWW): $664.23

4.62 (+0.70%)

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GWW Price/Volume Stats

Current price $664.23 52-week high $709.21
Prev. close $659.61 52-week low $440.48
Day low $655.07 Volume 200,600
Day high $665.92 Avg. volume 283,071
50-day MA $670.18 Dividend yield 1.13%
200-day MA $604.89 Market Cap 33.32B

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  • Momentum is the dimension where GWW ranks best; there it ranks ahead of 96.86% of US stocks.
  • The strongest trend for GWW is in Momentum, which has been heading up over the past 179 days.
  • GWW's current lowest rank is in the Value metric (where it is better than 16.5% of US stocks).

GWW Stock Summary

  • With a market capitalization of $32,938,625,223, WW GRAINGER INC has a greater market value than 93.13% of US stocks.
  • WW GRAINGER INC's capital turnover -- a measure of revenue relative to shareholder's equity -- is better than 92.4% of US listed stocks.
  • WW GRAINGER INC's stock had its IPO on January 1, 1986, making it an older stock than 93.61% 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 DLTR, FAST, CRH, TT, and CCEP.
  • Visit GWW's SEC page to see the company's official filings. To visit the company's web site, go to www.grainger.com.

GWW Valuation Summary

  • GWW's price/sales ratio is 2.2; this is 100% higher than that of the median Industrials stock.
  • Over the past 243 months, GWW's price/sales ratio has gone up 1.3.

Below are key valuation metrics over time for GWW.

Stock Date P/S P/B P/E EV/EBIT
GWW 2023-05-19 2.2 12.5 20.5 15.7
GWW 2023-05-18 2.2 12.5 20.4 15.7
GWW 2023-05-17 2.1 12.3 20.2 15.5
GWW 2023-05-16 2.1 12.2 20.0 15.4
GWW 2023-05-15 2.1 12.3 20.2 15.5
GWW 2023-05-12 2.2 12.6 20.6 15.8

GWW Growth Metrics

    Its 5 year net cashflow from operations growth rate is now at 12.5%.
  • Its 2 year price growth rate is now at 99.25%.
  • Its 4 year net income to common stockholders growth rate is now at 29.47%.
GWW's revenue has moved up $2,535,000,000 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
2022-09-30 14,785 1,186 1,446
2022-06-30 14,215 967 1,317
2022-03-31 13,585 986 1,171
2021-12-31 13,022 937 1,043
2021-09-30 12,604 1,060 928
2021-06-30 12,250 1,210 871

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)

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 -4.24%
3-mo -0.35%
6-mo 10.74%
1-year 37.01%
3-year 123.66%
5-year 133.90%
YTD 20.06%
2022 8.75%
2021 28.80%
2020 22.85%
2019 22.25%
2018 21.69%

GWW Dividends

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