W.W. Grainger Inc. (GWW)

315.90
1.60 0.50
NYSE : Distribution Services
Prev Close 317.49
Open 318.49
Day Low/High 315.48 / 320.40
52 Wk Low/High 255.09 / 327.75
Volume 298.78K
Avg Volume 355.60K
Exchange NYSE
Shares Outstanding 53.87M
Market Cap 17.42B
EPS 13.80
P/E Ratio 18.93
Div & Yield 5.76 (1.74%)

Latest News

What Fools We All Have Become, and Buying Lam Research: Market Recon

What Fools We All Have Become, and Buying Lam Research: Market Recon

Replacing fear with pragmatism, that is our goal.

An Open Letter to Larry Kudlow

"We believe that free market capitalism is the best path to prosperity!" - The Kudlow Creed Dear Larry, You and I go way back - we have been friends for many years. I deliver this letter to you out of respect and in recognition of that friendship. I...

Jim Cramer: Small Business Optimism Is on Fire!

Jim Cramer: Small Business Optimism Is on Fire!

Domestic growth levered to small business? It may be precisely where you have to be.

Jim Cramer: Today's a Gloom Busting Day

Jim Cramer: Today's a Gloom Busting Day

There's a strong case to go back and look at retail.

The Meat of Earnings Season

The Meat of Earnings Season

Judging from early returns, this will be another rock-solid earnings season.

Here Are 6 Chip Stocks That I Like Better Than Texas Instruments: Market Recon

Here Are 6 Chip Stocks That I Like Better Than Texas Instruments: Market Recon

This group is expected to post second-quarter EPS gains of 30%; here is how to trade it.

Grainger Downgraded to Neutral at Baird

Starbucks Leaves a Bitter Taste and Doesn't Suit My Investment Palate Either

Starbucks Leaves a Bitter Taste and Doesn't Suit My Investment Palate Either

For my portfolio, you can't beat this SBUX competitor -- and for a cup of coffee.

There Is Good and a Lot of Bad in General Electric Earnings

There Is Good and a Lot of Bad in General Electric Earnings

John Flannery sees progress being made on GE's initiatives, but that is what I expected him to say.

W.W. Grainger Gets a Quantitative Upgrade by TheStreet.com

W.W. Grainger Gets a Quantitative Upgrade by TheStreet.com

Look for shares to gain in the weeks ahead.

How Investors Can Make the Most of Earnings Season

How Investors Can Make the Most of Earnings Season

It may seem daunting, but there will likely be opportunities to scoop up well-positioned companies.

Grainger Raised to Neutral at Atlantic

6 Big Names to Short

  "Consensus: The process of abandoning all beliefs, principles, values and policies in search of something in which no one believes, but to which no one objects; the process of avoiding the very issues that have to be solved, merely because you can...

My Takeaways and Observations

"Yeah, well, that's just, like, your opinion, man." -- The Dude, The Big Lebowski Strikes and gutters today -- in a market characterized by winners and losers and weakening breadth. Ups and downs.    Amazon's shares may be signaling there is no fun,...

Grainger Grinds Downward; Will FAST Follow?

W.W. Grainger hits a 2017 low this morning. Will Fastenal (a competitor) be far behind? FAST was put on my Best Ideas List as a short on Jan. 23 at over $51.   It currently is trading below $42.

What to Watch Wednesday Morning

Before too long we'll be getting those post market closing earnings I referred to earlier. While we have a few minutes, here's what's on deck before tomorrow's open: On the economic front, we've got the weekly MBA Mortgage Applications Index at 7 AM...

Put W.W. Grainger Puts on Your Radar

Put W.W. Grainger Puts on Your Radar

A big drop from the name's recent high offers a chance to use put options to your advantage.

Fastenal Caught In Grainger Downdraft

Fastenal has been a long standing investment short of mine.   The shares was placed on my Best Ideas List (short) at $51.25 in January, 2017 -- and are trading more than one dollar lower  to $44.75 in today's session after lateral play and distribut...

WW Grainger downgraded at BMO

It's Not Too Late to Own Mead Johnson

It's Not Too Late to Own Mead Johnson

It has cheap shares and decent dividends, but here's the kicker -- the company might be sold.

Profiting On Stocks With Weak EPS Growth

Profiting On Stocks With Weak EPS Growth

The keys include tracking historical vs. current valuations and selling when the P/En ratios are hot.

'World's Worst Stock'? Not Lately

'World's Worst Stock'? Not Lately

Fastenal has mounted its second 30%-plus surge in less than a year.

The Good, the Bad and the Ugly

"I've never seen so many men wasted so badly." -- Blondie in The Good, the Bad and the Ugly." And now it's time to run down "The Good, the Bad and the Ugly" ...   The Good The market was up from the get-go. (T)FANG is the world's fair. High beta was...

Trade of the Week: Long SPY Puts

Let's make August $217 monthly puts of the SPDR S&P 500 ETF our Trade of the Week. These puts closed at $2.50 yesterday, and this is a bearish bet. There are several reasons why I feel stocks could decline over the near term, including: Continuing O...

These Industrial Distributors Are Suffering Under Near-Term Uncertainty

These Industrial Distributors Are Suffering Under Near-Term Uncertainty

But the cycle will soon turn, so keep an eye on these 6 stocks.

Don't Be a Stranger to W.W. Grainger

Don't Be a Stranger to W.W. Grainger

Despite great fundamentals, GWW is down 20.7% since September 2013.

Industrial Suppliers Supply Signals on Manufacturing Economy's Health

Their sales serve as a guidepost for near-term demand and price movements for industrial goods.

Cramer: These Building Block Names Are Flashing Green

Several stalwarts of the U.S. economy are signaling that the rally isn't a work of fiction.