W.W. Grainger, Inc. (GWW)

445.95
NYSE
Prev Close 440.16
Day Low/High 439.39 / 447.90
52 Wk Low/High 336.91 / 479.87
Exchange NYSE
Shares Outstanding 52.07B
Market Cap 22.92B
P/E Ratio 33.86
Div & Yield N.A. (N.A)

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.

The Gospel According to Matthew and Markets

The Gospel According to Matthew and Markets

A biblical phrase encapsulates stock behaviors that happen with regularity.

2 Stocks to Play the Housing Recovery

2 Stocks to Play the Housing Recovery

UCP is finally delivering and D.R. Horton is a good value.

Are We in an 'Earnings Recession'?

Are We in an 'Earnings Recession'?

So far, misses are mounting and revenues are declining.

WW Grainger downgraded at Morgan Stanley

W.W. Grainger in Danger; Chart Pattern Points to 20% Slide

W.W. Grainger in Danger; Chart Pattern Points to 20% Slide

If we are witnessing a longer-term top formation, then the next move could be a decline to the next support zone around $175, or the lows of 2012.

GE Has a Better Idea: Decent Results

General Electric (GE) said in its earning release this morning that the U.S. market is getting a little better every day, while Europe is appreciably better and China is still fairly good. The company also says growth markets are differentiated, wit...

WW Grainger downgraded at RBC

Has Buy-and-Hold Come and Gone?

Has Buy-and-Hold Come and Gone?

Even great companies that you should keep can get overpriced.

WW Grainger numbers cut at Credit Suisse

This Morning's Market Setup

Where it began. The rundown: U.S. futures are higher this morning (S&P up 6 handles, Nasdaq up 18 handles). European stocks are climbing, too (by about 0.8%). Nikkei is up 0.88%. Within the Nikkei, all major sub-groups finished in the green. Telecom...

The Daily Dose: Quick Hits on the Numbers You Missed

The Daily Dose: Quick Hits on the Numbers You Missed

They're not Google, but these reports tend to be far more useful.

WW Grainger upgraded at Baird

WW Grainger downgraded at Goldman

Morning Market Look

Let's take a look at the overnight and early-morning price action in the major asset classes. S&P futures are down 6 Nasdaq futures are down 13 Japan is down small (oil and gas, consumer services, and industrials all saw gains while telecoms and bas...

The Daily Dose: A Round of Applause to the Incompetents

The Daily Dose: A Round of Applause to the Incompetents

Washington hasn't fundamentally addressed any of these issues.

Early-Morning Market Look

Let's take a peek at the price action of the major asset classes overnight and this morning. Talkin' to myself and feeling old. Sometimes I'd like to quit; Nothing ever seems to fit; Hangin' around, nothing to do but frown; Rainy days and Mondays al...

Early-Morning Market Look

Let's take a peek at overnight and early-morning price action in the major asset classes. Exit light Enter night Take my hand We're off to never never land. -- Metallica, "Enter Sandman" Let's take a peek at overnight and early-morning price action ...

The Day Ahead: Market Stalking Notes

The Day Ahead: Market Stalking Notes

A market doesn't gap 200 points lower in one session for no reason.

A Kaman Insider Bets on Further Growth

A Kaman Insider Bets on Further Growth

The aerospace stock looks fairly valued, but the CEO expects it to gain altitude.

The Day Ahead: The Masses Are Unconvinced

The Day Ahead: The Masses Are Unconvinced

It seems the rally hasn't yet won over the average Joe -- which suggests it may have further to go.

The Day Ahead: Time to Rein it In

The Day Ahead: Time to Rein it In

Given some of these concerning messages, now might be a good idea to reevaluate your portfolio.

WW Grainger upgraded at Wunderlich