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Last $218.74 USD
Change Today -4.70 / -2.10%
Volume 997.6K
GWW On Other Exchanges
New York
As of 4:15 PM 09/1/15 All times are local (Market data is delayed by at least 15 minutes).

Transactions by WW GRAINGER INC (GWW) in the last 6 months

Announced 07/30/15
310.00M for Cromwell Group (Holdings) Ltd.

W.W. Grainger, Inc. (NYSE:GWW) entered into a definitive agreement to acquire Cromwell Group (Holdings) Limited from Gregory Family Office Limited for £310 million in cash on July 30, 2015. Post completion, Grainger intends to operate Cromwell as a standalone business unit led by Kerins. The acquisition of Cromwell is expected to be immediately accretive in 2015 and $0.10 (£0.064) to $0.15 (£0.096) accretive to Grainger's 2016 earnings per share. The acquisition will ...
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GWW's price was unchanged after the transaction was announced on 07/30/15.
Investor / Buyer
W.W. Grainger, Inc.
Creditor / Lender
Gregory Family Office Limited
Announced 04/16/15
W.W. Grainger, Inc.

W.W. Grainger (NYSE:GWW) announced a share repurchase program. Under the program, the company will repurchase up to 15,000,000 shares of its common stock. The company also announced that its Board of Directors has approved the purchase of $3,000 million of its common stock over the next three years. The share repurchase will be financed with a combination of cash and the issuance of new, permanent debt. The Board of Directors of W.W. Grainger, Inc. has authorized ...
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GWW's price was unchanged after the transaction was announced on 04/16/15.

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