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Grainger Announces Sales Results for the Month of January 2015

Grainger announced sales results for the month of January 2015. The company reported sales results for the month of January 2015. Daily sales increased 3% versus January 2014. Excluding acquisitions and foreign exchange, organic sales increased 4% on a daily basis driven by 4 percentage points from volume and a 2 percentage point benefit from favorable comparability to the business disruptions in January 2014 due to the extreme weather. This increase was partially offset by a 2 percentage point decline from lower sales of seasonal products.

W.W. Grainger, Inc. - Pre Recorded Sales/ Trading Statement Call

W.W. Grainger, Inc. - Pre Recorded Sales/ Trading Statement Call

W.W. Grainger, Inc. Declares Quarterly Dividend, Payable on March 1, 2015

The board of directors of W.W. Grainger, Inc. declared a cash dividend of 1.08 cents per share payable on March 1, 2015, to shareholders of record on February 9, 2015.

W.W. Grainger, Inc. Reports Unaudited Consolidated Earnings Results for the Fourth Quarter and Year Ended December 31, 2014; Revises Earnings Guidance for 2015

W.W. Grainger, Inc. reported unaudited consolidated earnings results for the fourth quarter and year ended December 31, 2014. For the quarter, net sales were $2,510,959,000 against $2,377,232,000 a year ago. Operating earnings were $266,514,000 against $256,762,000 a year ago. Earnings before income taxes were $261,713,000 against $254,295,000 a year ago. Net earnings available to common shareholder was $148,839,000 or $2.14 per diluted share against $156,749,000 or $2.20 per diluted share a year ago. Adjusted net earnings were $194,863,000 or $2.80 per diluted share against $184,496,000 or $2.59 per diluted share a year ago. Operating cash flow was $297 million in the 2014 fourth quarter versus $246 million in the 2013 fourth quarter. For the year, net sales were $9,964,953,000 against $9,437,758,000 a year ago. Operating earning was $1,347,117,000 against $1,296,854,000 a year ago. Earnings before income taxes were $1,334,386,000 against $1,287,599,000 a year ago. Net earnings available to common shareholder was $801,729,000 or $11.45 per diluted share against $797,036,000 or $11.13 per diluted share a year ago. Net cash provided by operating activities was $959,814,000 against $986,498,000 a year ago. Additions to property, buildings and equipment were $387,390,000 against $272,145,000 a year ago. Adjusted net earnings were $857,982,000 or $11.52 per diluted share against $824,783,000 or $11.52 per diluted share a year ago. The company updated its 2015 guidance and now expects 3% to 7% sales growth from 5% to 9% and $12.60 to $13.60 earnings per share from $12.90 to $13.80.

W.W. Grainger, Inc., Q4 2014 Earnings Call, Jan 26, 2015

W.W. Grainger, Inc., Q4 2014 Earnings Call, Jan 26, 2015

 

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