Grainger (W.W.) Inc. (GWW)

Exchange: New York Stock Exchange
Currency: USD

 
Price: 324.92 (Close)

Summary

 

52 Week range 200d Moving Avg. Beta
255.09 – 325.10 288.20 1.07
Dividend Dividend Yield Ex-Dividend date
5.60 1.72% 2019-11-07
P/E Ratio Latest EPS DGR 3 years
18.87 13.74 -100.00%
Near Fair Value
Low
Average Volatility
High
Slow
Dividend Growth
Fast

Profile

W.W. Grainger, Inc. operates as a distributor of maintenance, repair and operating products. It offers maintenance, repair and operating supplies and other related products and services through local branches, catalogs and the Internet. The firm offers a combination of product breadth, local availability, speed of delivery, detailed product information and competitively priced products and services. Its products include material handling equipment, safety and security supplies, lighting and electrical products, power and hand tools, pumps and plumbing supplies, cleaning and maintenance supplies, forestry and agriculture equipment, building and home inspection supplies, vehicle and fleet components and many other items primarily focused on the facilities maintenance market. The company also provides inventory management and energy efficiency solutions. W.W. Grainger was founded by William Wallace Grainger in 1927 and is headquartered in Lake Forest, IL.

 

Sector: Industry:
Distribution Services Wholesale Distributors
Dividend Aristocrat

Environment, Social and Governance (ESG) Ratings

Total ESG Score

72 – 93 percentile

Environment

78 – 102 percentile

Social

66 – 84 percentile

Governance

68 – 66 percentile

Controversy level

1

Peers

Dividend aristocrats in the same sector are:
– 3M Company (MMM)
– Automatic Data Processing (ADP)
– Emerson Electric Company (EMR)
– Illinois Tool Works (ITW)
– General Dynamics (GD)
– Pentair Ltd. (PNR)
– Cintas Corporation (CTAS)
– Dover Corp. (DOV)
– Stanley Black & Decker (SWK)
– A.O. Smith (AOS)
– Caterpillar Inc. (CAT)
– Roper Technologies (ROP)
– United Technologies (UTX)

Grainger (W.W.) Inc. (GWW) Valuation


Grainger (W.W.) Inc.’s current dividend yield of 1.72% is -9% below its 5-year average. The 5-year average dividend yield is 1.90% (see red-line in chart). This indicates the stock looks reasonably valued today.

Grainger (W.W.) Inc. (GWW) Performance

The chart below displays the total price return(%) of Grainger (W.W.) Inc. for different periods:

 

Grainger (W.W.) Inc. (GWW) Total Return

The chart below displays the (CAGR) total return (%) including all dividends paid of Grainger (W.W.) Inc. for different periods:

 


Dividend Scorecard

Dividend Yield (TTM) Annual Payout Payout Ratio Dividend growth
1.72 5.60 40.76% 47 Years

 

Dividend Growth Summary

3 Year Growth Rate (CAGR) -100.00%
5 Year Growth Rate (CAGR) -100.00%
10 Year Growth Rate (CAGR) -100.00%

Dividend Growth Rates History

Year Payout Amount Annual Payout Growth (YoY)
2017 3.780 -21.7%
2016 4.830 5.2%
2015 4.590 10.1%
2014 4.170 16.2%
2013 3.590 17.3%
2012 3.060 21.4%
2011 2.520 21.2%
2010 2.080 16.9%
2009 1.780 14.8%
2008 1.550 15.7%
2007 1.340 20.7%
2006 1.110 20.7%
2005 0.920 17.2%