W W Grainger Inc  

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Range 175.77 - 179.05
52 week 170.21 - 262.71
Open 177.13
Vol / Avg. 926,252.00/1.25M
Mkt cap 10.24B
P/E 18.11
Div/yield 1.28/2.89
EPS 9.78
Shares 58.41M
Beta 0.76
Inst. own 83%
Jul 19, 2017
Q2 2017 W W Grainger Inc Earnings Call - 11:00AM EDT - Add to calendar
Jul 19, 2017
Q2 2017 W W Grainger Inc Earnings Release - 8:00AM EDT - Add to calendar
Jun 14, 2017
W W Grainger Inc at William Blair Growth Stock Conference - 1:40PM EDT - Add to calendar
Jun 7, 2017
W W Grainger Inc at Robert W Baird Global Consumer, Technology & Services Conference - 9:40AM EDT - Add to calendar
May 24, 2017
W W Grainger Inc at Electrical Products Group Conference
Apr 26, 2017
W W Grainger Inc Annual Shareholders Meeting
Apr 18, 2017
Q1 2017 W W Grainger Inc Earnings Call - Webcast
Apr 18, 2017
Q1 2017 W W Grainger Inc Earnings Release
Mar 7, 2017
W W Grainger Inc at Raymond James Institutional Investors Conference - Webcast
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Key stats and ratios

Q1 (Mar '17) 2016
Net profit margin 7.20% 6.24%
Operating margin 11.63% 11.04%
EBITD margin - 13.49%
Return on average assets 12.78% 10.96%
Return on average equity 38.69% 29.55%
Employees 24,400 -
CDP Score - A-


100 Grainger Pkwy
LAKE FOREST, IL 60045-5202
United States - Map
+1-847-5351000 (Phone)
+1-847-5350878 (Fax)

Website links

External links

Analyst Estimates - MarketWatch
SEC Filings - EDGAR Online
Major Holders - MSN Money


W.W. Grainger, Inc. (Grainger) is a distributor of maintenance, repair and operating (MRO) supplies and other related products and services. The Company offers its products and services to businesses and institutions in the United States and Canada, with presence also in Europe, Asia and Latin America. The Company operates through two segments, which include the United States and Canada. The Company's business support functions provide coordination and guidance in the areas of accounting and finance, business development, communications and investor relations, compensation and benefits, information systems, health and safety, global supply chain functions, human resources, risk management, internal audit, legal, real estate, security, tax and treasury. The Company's other businesses also include Zoro Tools, Inc. (Zoro), the single channel online business in the United States, MonotaRO Co. (MonotaRO) in Japan, and operations in Europe, Asia and Latin America.

Officers and directors

James T. Ryan Chairman of the Board
Age: 58
Bio & Compensation  - Reuters
Trading Activity - Yahoo Finance
Donald G. Macpherson Chief Executive Officer, Director
Age: 49
Bio & Compensation  - Reuters
Ronald L. Jadin Chief Financial Officer, Senior Vice President
Age: 56
Bio & Compensation  - Reuters
John L. Howard Senior Vice President, General Counsel
Age: 59
Bio & Compensation  - Reuters
Trading Activity - Yahoo Finance
Laura D. Brown Senior Vice President - Communications and Investor Relations
Age: 53
Bio & Compensation  - Reuters
Joseph C. High Senior Vice President, Chief People Officer
Age: 62
Bio & Compensation  - Reuters
Paige K. Robbins Senior Vice President - Global Supply Chain, Branch Network, Contact Centers and Corporate Strategy
Age: 48
Bio & Compensation  - Reuters
Greg Harman Chief Information Officer
Bio & Compensation  - Reuters
Eric R. Tapia Vice President, Controller
Age: 40
Bio & Compensation  - Reuters
Stuart L. Levenick Lead Independent Director
Age: 63
Bio & Compensation  - Reuters