Analyst Activity – Goldman Sachs Initiates Coverage On W W Grainger (NYSE:GWW) With a Neutral

Analyst Ratings For W W Grainger (NYSE:GWW)

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Today, Goldman Sachs initiated coverage on W W Grainger (NYSE:GWW) with a Neutral.

Some recent analyst ratings include

  • 3/19/2018-Goldman Sachs initiated coverage with a Neutral rating.
  • 1/26/2018-Stifel Nicolaus Reiterated Rating of Hold.
  • 1/25/2018-Royal Bank of Canada Reiterated Rating of Underperform.

Dividend information for W W Grainger (NYSE:GWW)

W W Grainger (NYSE:GWW) pays an annual dividend of $5.12 with a yield of 1.79% and an average dividend growth of 6.70% based on a 3 Year Average..

Dividend History for W W Grainger (NYSE:GWW)

  • On 1/31/2018 W W Grainger announced a quarterly dividend of $1.28 0.00472813238770686% with an ex dividend date of 2/9/2018 which will be payable on 3/1/2018.
  • On 10/25/2017 W W Grainger announced a quarterly dividend of $1.28 2.54% with an ex dividend date of 11/10/2017 which will be payable on 12/1/2017.
  • On 7/26/2017 W W Grainger announced a quarterly dividend of $1.28 3.07% with an ex dividend date of 8/10/2017 which will be payable on 9/1/2017.
  • On 4/26/2017 W W Grainger announced a quarterly dividend of $1.28 2.65% with an ex dividend date of 5/4/2017 which will be payable on 6/1/2017.
  • On 1/25/2017 W W Grainger announced a quarterly dividend of $1.22 1.9% with an ex dividend date of 2/9/2017 which will be payable on 3/1/2017.
  • On 10/26/2016 W W Grainger announced a quarterly dividend of $1.22 2.36% with an ex dividend date of 11/9/2016 which will be payable on 12/1/2016.
  • On 7/27/2016 W W Grainger announced a quarterly dividend of $1.22 2.22% with an ex dividend date of 8/4/2016 which will be payable on 9/1/2016.

Recent Insider Trading Activity For W W Grainger (NYSE:GWW)
W W Grainger (NYSE:GWW) has insider ownership of 9.60% and institutional ownership of 83.65%.

  • On 2/5/2018 Lucas E Watson, Director, bought 195 with an average share price of $256.51 per share and the total transaction amounting to $50,019.45.
  • On 2/1/2018 Eric R Tapia, VP, sold 100 with an average share price of $266.06 per share and the total transaction amounting to $26,606.00.
  • On 1/11/2018 Laura D Brown, VP, sold 9,158 with an average share price of $232.86 per share and the total transaction amounting to $2,132,531.88.
  • On 11/30/2017 John L Howard, VP, sold 21,000 with an average share price of $220.56 per share and the total transaction amounting to $4,631,760.00.
  • On 10/26/2017 Paige K Robbins, VP, sold 346 with an average share price of $202.31 per share and the total transaction amounting to $69,999.26.
  • On 10/20/2017 Eric R Tapia, VP, sold 190 with an average share price of $208.26 per share and the total transaction amounting to $39,569.40.
  • On 3/6/2017 Laura D Brown, VP, sold 695 with an average share price of $249.07 per share and the total transaction amounting to $173,103.65.

Recent Trading Activity for W W Grainger (NYSE:GWW)
Shares of W W Grainger closed the previous trading session at 285.68 down -3.38 1.17% with 285.57000732421875 shares trading hands.

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