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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 -0.71% today. In the last week its performance is -5.86%, and -4.53% for the past quarter. Currently, W.W. Grainger, Inc., GWW has a target price of 219.62, so today’s gain of -0.71% is a significant step towards its target price. The GAP today is therefore 0.00%.

W.W. Grainger, Inc. (NYSE:GWW), has a market cap of 13326.87, and is based in USA. Insider ownership is at 1.80%, and institutional ownership is 85.40%.

At the current price of 215.51, it has a dividend yield of 2.25%, 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 18.73, as well as a forward P/E of 16.89.

With a current EPS of 11.59, and a forecasted EPS growth for next year at 7.58%,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 4.92%.

Performance for the year is -3.50%. Since its IPO date on 12/17/1984, the total performance to date is 8.35%.

Volume today for W.W. Grainger, Inc. (NYSE:GWW), is 264197, while its average volume is 569.72. Whilst the total gain today was -0.71%, it did have a day high of -7.83%.

Volatility for this week has been at 2.18%, and 2.05% for the month. The 52-week low for W.W. Grainger, Inc., GWW has been 23.24%, while the 52-week-high has reached -9.71%.

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 3.81, and the P/S is 1.33, along with a P/B of 5.9. Meanwhile it has a p/cash of 47.61.

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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