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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 -4.06% today. In the last week its performance is -4.95%, and -4.62% for the past quarter. Currently, W.W. Grainger, Inc., GWW has a target price of 220.5, so today’s gain of -4.06% is a significant step towards its target price. The GAP today is therefore 0.08%.

W.W. Grainger, Inc. (NYSE:GWW), has a market cap of 12409.24, and is based in USA. Insider ownership is at 1.40%, and institutional ownership is 85.50%.

At the current price of 205.86, it has a dividend yield of 2.37%, and its target price is 220.5. 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 18.73, as well as a forward P/E of 16.53.

With a current EPS of 10.99, and a forecasted EPS growth for next year at 7.98%,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 4.25%. Since its IPO date on 12/17/1984, the total performance to date is 3.35%.

Volume today for W.W. Grainger, Inc. (NYSE:GWW), is 2033500, while its average volume is 534.76. Whilst the total gain today was -4.06%, it did have a day high of -12.60%.

Volatility for this week has been at 2.37%, and 1.94% for the month. The 52-week low for W.W. Grainger, Inc., GWW has been 18.39%, while the 52-week-high has reached -13.26%.

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 3.02, and the P/S is 1.23, along with a P/B of 5.88. Meanwhile it has a p/cash of 39.27.

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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