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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 0.75% today. In the last week its performance is 0.55%, and 3.58% for the past quarter. Currently, W.W. Grainger, Inc., GWW has a target price of 220.62, so today’s gain of 0.75% is a significant step towards its target price. The GAP today is therefore 0.62%.

W.W. Grainger, Inc. (NYSE:GWW), has a market cap of 13952.62, and is based in USA. Insider ownership is at 1.80%, and institutional ownership is 85.60%.

At the current price of 232.66, it has a dividend yield of 2.10%, 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 21.17, as well as a forward P/E of 18.65.

With a current EPS of 10.99, and a forecasted EPS growth for next year at 8.13%,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 6.35%. Since its IPO date on 12/17/1984, the total performance to date is 16.80%.

Volume today for W.W. Grainger, Inc. (NYSE:GWW), is 581348, while its average volume is 525.56. Whilst the total gain today was 0.75%, it did have a day high of 0.00%.

Volatility for this week has been at 1.10%, and 1.30% for the month. The 52-week low for W.W. Grainger, Inc., GWW has been 33.80%, while the 52-week-high has reached -1.97%.

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 -65.70% quarter over quarter. Bearing in mind that W.W. Grainger, Inc., GWW is in the sector Services, its long-term debt/equity is 0.83, 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 3.41, and the P/S is 1.38, along with a P/B of 6.64. Meanwhile it has a p/cash of 44.15.

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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