W.W. Grainger, Inc. (NYSE: GWW) is a large market cap stock with a market cap of 14207.5. It is in the Industrial Equipment Wholesale industry and sector Services, with a current P/E of 20.74, a forward P/E of 18.3 and EPS of 10.99. At a stock price of 227.94 (1.76%) it has a dividend yield of 2.14%.
EPS growth for the last five years have been 10.80%, more recently this last year it has grown by 1.10%. The next year growth is going to be about 8.04% and more long-term 6.20% after five years. EPS growth quarter over quarter is -56.80%. Sales growth for the past five years have been 6.80% and sales growth quarter over quarter is -48.30%.
For performance, W.W. Grainger, Inc. the past week has seen a gain of -0.67%. For the last month performance for W.W. Grainger, Inc. is -1.32%. While the last quarter is 3.54% and half year, 1.70%. Finally for the year, performance is 4.81%.
The 52-week high for W.W. Grainger, Inc., is at -3.96%, and for the 52-week low it comes to a value of 31.09%. The 20-day simple moving average is 1.20% and 5.29% for the 200-day simple moving average.
Volatility for the week is at 2.40%, and for the month it is 1.44%. W.W. Grainger, Inc., has a target price of 220.62.
In terms of debt, long term debt/equity is 0.83, and for total debt/equity W.W. Grainger, Inc. has 1.06. The gross margin is 41.20%, while operating margin is 12.10%, the profit margin is 6.80%. The current ratio is 1.9 and the quick ratio is 1.1.
Insider ownership is at 1.80%, with instituitional ownership at 85.60%. W.W. Grainger, Inc. has a payout ratio of 42.70%. With the total shares outstanding coming to 62.33. The shares float is 55.26, with the float short at 15.74%, with short ratio coming to 16.65.
In terms of returns, the return on assets see W.W. Grainger, Inc., get 11.70%, with its returns on investment at 19.60%. Return on equity is 30.60%. So will the investors see the target price of 220.62, reached soon?
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