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W.W. GRAINGER, INC.

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W.W. Grainger: 4Q Earnings Snapshot

01/30/2020 | 08:20am EDT

LAKE FOREST, Ill. (AP) _ W.W. Grainger Inc. (GWW) on Thursday reported fourth-quarter profit of $103 million.

On a per-share basis, the Lake Forest, Illinois-based company said it had profit of $1.88. Earnings, adjusted for restructuring costs, came to $3.88 per share.

The results missed Wall Street expectations. The average estimate of nine analysts surveyed by Zacks Investment Research was for earnings of $4.03 per share.

The seller of maintenance and other supplies posted revenue of $2.85 billion in the period, exceeding Street forecasts. Seven analysts surveyed by Zacks expected $2.84 billion.

For the year, the company reported profit of $849 million, or $15.32 per share. Revenue was reported as $11.49 billion.

W.W. Grainger expects full-year earnings to be $17.75 to $19.25 per share.

W.W. Grainger shares have declined slightly more than 3% since the beginning of the year, while the Standard & Poor's 500 index has risen slightly more than 1%. The stock has climbed 11% 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 12 368 M - -
Net income 2021 981 M - -
Net Debt 2021 1 764 M - -
P/E ratio 2021 21,7x
Yield 2021 1,60%
Capitalization 21 021 M 21 021 M -
EV / Sales 2021 1,84x
EV / Sales 2022 1,73x
Nbr of Employees 22 450
Free-Float 42,4%
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Mean consensus HOLD
Number of Analysts 22
Average target price 403,12 $
Last Close Price 401,62 $
Spread / Highest target 14,5%
Spread / Average Target 0,37%
Spread / Lowest Target -25,1%
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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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