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W.W. GRAINGER, INC.

(GWW)
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W.W. Grainger: 2Q Earnings Snapshot

07/23/2020 | 08:31am EDT

LAKE FOREST, Ill. (AP) _ W.W. Grainger Inc. (GWW) on Thursday reported second-quarter net income of $114 million.

On a per-share basis, the Lake Forest, Illinois-based company said it had profit of $2.10. Earnings, adjusted for restructuring costs, were $3.75 per share.

The results surpassed Wall Street expectations. The average estimate of nine analysts surveyed by Zacks Investment Research was for earnings of $3.48 per share.

The seller of maintenance and other supplies posted revenue of $2.84 billion in the period, also exceeding Street forecasts. Eight analysts surveyed by Zacks expected $2.75 billion.

W.W. Grainger shares have climbed slightly since the beginning of the year, while the Standard & Poor's 500 index has increased slightly more than 1%. The stock has climbed 26% in the last 12 months.

This story was generated by Automated Insights (http://automatedinsights.com/ap) using data from Zacks Investment Research. Access a Zacks stock report on GWW at https://www.zacks.com/ap/GWW

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Financials (USD)
Sales 2021 12 353 M - -
Net income 2021 982 M - -
Net Debt 2021 1 762 M - -
P/E ratio 2021 22,3x
Yield 2021 1,55%
Capitalization 21 653 M 21 653 M -
EV / Sales 2021 1,90x
EV / Sales 2022 1,78x
Nbr of Employees 22 450
Free-Float 42,4%
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Mean consensus HOLD
Number of Analysts 22
Average target price 403,76 $
Last Close Price 413,70 $
Spread / Highest target 11,2%
Spread / Average Target -2,40%
Spread / Lowest Target -27,2%
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Managers and Directors
NameTitle
Donald G. Macpherson Chairman & Chief Executive Officer
Deidra Cheeks Merriwether Chief Financial Officer & Senior Vice President
Jonny LeRoy Chief Technology Officer
Brian P. Anderson Lead Independent Director
Neil S. Novich Independent Director
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