W.W. Grainger Inc. (GWW)

305.20
NYSE : Distribution Services
Prev Close 288.71
Day Low/High 302.00 / 311.41
52 Wk Low/High 255.09 / 321.91
Avg Volume 416.20K
Exchange NYSE
Shares Outstanding 54.57M
Market Cap 15.76B
EPS 13.80
P/E Ratio 19.72
Div & Yield 5.76 (1.97%)
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'?

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

WW Grainger upgraded at Wunderlich

W.W. Grainger downgraded at UBS

WW Grainger upgraded at Oppenheimer

The Day Ahead: Beware of Paper Champions

Stay on your guard for blips of upside that are essentially unjustified.

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

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

The only problem with GWW is the present valuation.

The Day Ahead: Don't Fear the Unknown

If you do the prep work now, you'll be able to smile at the looming dark clouds while others are fretting.