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Last $234.60 USD
Change Today +0.27 / 0.12%
Volume 382.9K
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As of 8:04 PM 03/27/15 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
Senior Vice President and Group President of ...
Total Annual Compensation: $659.8K
Senior Vice President and Group President of ...
Total Annual Compensation: $576.3K
Senior Vice President and General Counsel
Total Annual Compensation: $639.5K
Compensation as of Fiscal Year 2014.

ww grainger inc (GWW) Key Developments

Grainger Reports Sales Results for the Month of February 2015

Grainger reported sales results for the month of February 2015. Sales increased 2% versus February 2014. Results for the month included 1 percentage point from acquisitions and a 3 percentage point decline from unfavorable foreign exchange. Excluding acquisitions and foreign exchange, organic sales increased 4% driven by 4 percentage points from volume and a 2 percentage point benefit from favorable comparability to the business disruptions in February 2014 due to extreme weather. This increase was partially offset by a 1 percentage point decline in price and a 1 percentage point decline from winter storms in February 2015. The month had 20 selling days, the same as in February 2014. The 2015 first quarter will have 63 selling days, the same number as the 2014 first quarter.

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

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

W.W. Grainger, Inc. to Report February,2015 Sales/Trading Statement Results on Mar 12, 2015

W.W. Grainger, Inc. announced that they will report February, 2015 sales/trading statement results at 8:00 AM, US Eastern Standard Time on Mar 12, 2015


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