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Last $223.23 USD
Change Today -0.51 / -0.23%
Volume 569.2K
GWW On Other Exchanges
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As of 8:04 PM 08/28/15 All times are local (Market data is delayed by at least 15 minutes).

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ww grainger inc (GWW) Details

W.W. Grainger, Inc. operates as a distributor of maintenance, repair, and operating (MRO) supplies; and other related products and services that are used by businesses and institutions primarily in the United States and Canada. The company offers material handling equipment, safety and security supplies, lighting and electrical products, power and hand tools, pumps and plumbing supplies, cleaning and maintenance supplies, building and home inspection supplies, vehicle and fleet components, and various other products. It also offers inventory management solutions; and distributes tools, fasteners, safety supplies, instruments, welding and shop equipment, and other products. In addition, the company sells private label brands. It offers its products through various branches, sales and service representatives, distribution centers, and catalogs, as well as through Websites. It serves small and medium-sized businesses, large corporations, government entities, and other institutions. The company also operates in Europe, Asia, and Latin America. W.W. Grainger, Inc. was founded in 1927 and is based in Lake Forest, Illinois.

22,300 Employees
Last Reported Date: 02/27/15
Founded in 1927

ww grainger inc (GWW) Top Compensated Officers

Chairman, Chief Executive Officer and Preside...
Total Annual Compensation: $1.1M
Chief Financial Officer and Senior Vice Presi...
Total Annual Compensation: $685.1K
Chief Operating Officer
Total Annual Compensation: $659.8K
Senior Vice President and General Counsel
Total Annual Compensation: $639.5K
Compensation as of Fiscal Year 2014.

ww grainger inc (GWW) Key Developments

W.W. Grainger, Inc. Reports Sales Results for the Month of July 2015

W.W. Grainger, Inc. reported sales results for the month of July 2015. For the month, the company’s sales declined 1% versus July 2014.  Results for the month included a 4 percentage point decline from unfavorable foreign exchange and a 1 percentage point increase from acquisitions.  Sales increased 2% on an organic basis, excluding foreign exchange and acquisitions, driven by 3 percentage points from volume, partially offset by a 1 percentage point decline in price.

Cromwell Group (Holdings) Ltd., W.W. Grainger, Inc. - M&A Call

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W.W. Grainger, Inc. Declares Cash Dividend, Payable on September 1, 2015

The board of directors of W.W. Grainger, Inc. declared a cash dividend of $1.17 per share payable on September 1, 2015, to shareholders of record on August 10, 2015.


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