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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 0.70% today. In the last week its performance is -1.05%, and 1.27% for the past quarter. Currently, W.W. Grainger, Inc., GWW has a target price of 220.62, so today’s gain of 0.70% is a significant step towards its target price. The GAP today is therefore 0.73%.

W.W. Grainger, Inc. (NYSE:GWW), has a market cap of 13814.9, and is based in USA. Insider ownership is at 1.80%, and institutional ownership is 85.60%.

At the current price of 230.21, it has a dividend yield of 2.12%, and its target price is 220.62. This is with a profit margin of 6.80%, and total debt/equity of 1.06. W.W. Grainger, Inc. (NYSE:GWW) has a P/E of 20.95, as well as a forward P/E of 18.49.

With a current EPS of 10.99, and a forecasted EPS growth for next year at 7.93%,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 6.20%.

Performance for the year is 6.68%. Since its IPO date on 12/17/1984, the total performance to date is 15.57%.

Volume today for W.W. Grainger, Inc. (NYSE:GWW), is 247300, while its average volume is 524.36. Whilst the total gain today was 0.70%, it did have a day high of -2.26%.

Volatility for this week has been at 1.33%, and 1.28% for the month. The 52-week low for W.W. Grainger, Inc., GWW has been 32.39%, while the 52-week-high has reached -3.00%.

Looking at its return of investments, which is 19.60%, and its return on assets is 11.70%. W.W. Grainger, Inc. (NYSE:GWW) has an operating margin of 12.10%. With a sales growth of -48.30% quarter over quarter. Bearing in mind that W.W. Grainger, Inc., GWW is in the sector Services, its long-term debt/equity is 0.83, and has a current ratio of 1.9 and 1.1 for quick ratio.

So what is the value of W.W. Grainger, Inc.? Well its PEG is 3.38, and the P/S is 1.37, along with a P/B of 6.57. Meanwhile it has a p/cash of 43.72.

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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