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Today’s Top Gainers in the Market W.W. Grainger, Inc. (NYSE:GWW) from Services

Today’s top gainers include the company W.W. Grainger, Inc. (NYSE:GWW) which is in the industry Industrial Equipment Wholesale, gaining 0.45% today. In the last week its performance is 2.73%, and -0.70% for the past quarter. Currently, W.W. Grainger, Inc., GWW has a target price of 219.62, so today’s gain of 0.45% is a significant step towards its target price. The GAP today is therefore 0.86%.

W.W. Grainger, Inc. (NYSE:GWW), has a market cap of 13891.37, and is based in USA. Insider ownership is at 1.80%, and institutional ownership is 85.90%.

At the current price of 231.6, it has a dividend yield of 2.11%, and its target price is 219.62. This is with a profit margin of *TBA, and total debt/equity of 0.92. W.W. Grainger, Inc. (NYSE:GWW) has a P/E of 19.98, as well as a forward P/E of 17.99.

With a current EPS of 11.59, and a forecasted EPS growth for next year at 7.65%,W.W. Grainger, Inc. (NYSE:GWW) has had a EPS growth for the past five years at 10.80%. For the next five years EPS growth is projected to be 4.94%.

Performance for the year is 2.59%. Since its IPO date on 12/17/1984, the total performance to date is 15.62%.

Volume today for W.W. Grainger, Inc. (NYSE:GWW), is 266500, while its average volume is 563.06. Whilst the total gain today was 0.45%, it did have a day high of -1.65%.

Volatility for this week has been at 1.65%, and 1.87% for the month. The 52-week low for W.W. Grainger, Inc., GWW has been 32.44%, while the 52-week-high has reached -2.96%.

Looking at its return of investments, which is 19.60%, and its return on assets is *TBA. W.W. Grainger, Inc. (NYSE:GWW) has an operating margin of *TBA. With a sales growth of 2.70% quarter over quarter. Bearing in mind that W.W. Grainger, Inc., GWW is in the sector Services, its long-term debt/equity is 0.61, and has a current ratio of 1.7 and 0.9 for quick ratio.

So what is the value of W.W. Grainger, Inc.? Well its PEG is 4.05, and the P/S is 1.38, along with a P/B of 6.3. Meanwhile it has a p/cash of 49.63.

Disclaimer: Remember there is a risk to your investment, this is not a recommendation, nor personal advice, never invest more than you are able too loose.

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