Analysts See $4.44 EPS for W.W. Grainger, Inc. (GWW)

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Investors sentiment decreased to 0.74 in Q4 2018. Its down 0.07, from 0.81 in 2018Q3. It dived, as 73 investors sold W.W. Grainger, Inc. shares while 189 reduced holdings. 55 funds opened positions while 139 raised stakes. 46.01 million shares or 10.63% more from 41.59 million shares in 2018Q3 were reported.
Howe & Rusling reported 604 shares stake. Conning, Connecticut-based fund reported 991 shares. Natl Pension Ser accumulated 60,523 shares. Ameriprise Fincl holds 0.1% or 693,069 shares. Fjarde Ap holds 14,732 shares. Indiana Tru & Mgmt reported 805 shares. Nuwave Investment Ltd Liability, a New Jersey-based fund reported 1,582 shares. Chicago Equity Partners Limited Liability Company holds 0.6% or 53,011 shares in its portfolio. 1,568 are owned by Zeke Advsr Lc. Destination Wealth holds 0% or 65 shares in its portfolio. 12 were reported by Parkside State Bank And Trust. Virginia Retirement Systems Et Al accumulated 10,400 shares. Moreover, Shine Inv Advisory has 0.03% invested in W.W. Grainger, Inc. (NYSE:GWW) for 219 shares. Arrow Fincl Corporation holds 120 shares. Swiss Bankshares reported 155,174 shares stake.

Analysts expect W.W. Grainger, Inc. (NYSE:GWW) to report $4.44 EPS on April, 18.They anticipate $0.26 EPS change or 6.22 % from last quarter’s $4.18 EPS. GWW’s profit would be $247.22 million giving it 16.73 P/E if the $4.44 EPS is correct. After having $3.96 EPS previously, W.W. Grainger, Inc.’s analysts see 12.12 % EPS growth. The stock decreased 0.82% or $2.45 during the last trading session, reaching $297.04. About 190,481 shares traded. W.W. Grainger, Inc. (NYSE:GWW) has risen 18.34% since March 14, 2018 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 13.97% the S&P500.

W.W. Grainger, Inc. (NYSE:GWW) Ratings Coverage

Among 3 analysts covering W.W. Grainger (NYSE:GWW), 1 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 2 Hold. Therefore 33% are positive. W.W. Grainger had 3 analyst reports since October 17, 2018 according to SRatingsIntel. BMO Capital Markets maintained it with “Market Perform” rating and $330 target in Wednesday, October 17 report. The firm has “Outperform” rating given on Tuesday, January 15 by Macquarie Research.

W.W. Grainger, Inc. distributes maintenance, repair, and operating supplies; and other related services and products that are used by businesses and institutions in the United States, Canada, Europe, Asia, and Latin America. The company has market cap of $16.54 billion. It operates through two divisions, U.S. and Canada. It has a 21.63 P/E ratio. The firm 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.

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