GWW W.W.Grainger

  • STOCK
  • GWW
  • Price as of: Dec 07, 04:00 PM EST
  • $237.10
  • +$0.79
  • +0.3%
  • Industry
  • Electronics wholesale
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GWW Stock Dividend Data

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  • Dividend Yield
    2.06% Services Average 2.19%
  • Annualized Payout
    $4.88 Paid Quarterly
  • Payout Ratio
    42.3% EPS $11.54
  • Dividend Growth
    44 yrs Since 1972
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GWW Upcoming Dividend Payouts

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Metric GWW Rank GWW Avg Ranking Notes
Relative Strength 1 year return is lower than Benchmark/Peers/Broader Market/Analyst Expectations
Overall Yield Attractiveness Yield is at par with Benchmark/Peers/Broader Market/Analyst Expectations
Dividend Reliability Payout ratio is considerably higher than industry average and peers
Dividend Uptrend Dividends are above average, growing as per Benchmark/Peers/Broader Market/Analyst Expectations
Earnings Growth EPS growth is at par with Benchmark/Peers/Broader Market/Analyst Expectations
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Growth History

GWW Dividend Growth History

Annualized Growth
1994-2012
Annualized Growth
1994-2004
Annualized Growth
2004-2008
Annualized Growth
2008-2012
Annualized Growth
Last 5 Yrs
Annualized Growth
Last 3 Yrs
Annual
Growth
2012
Consecutive
Years of
Increases
14.5% 10.1% 44 years
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Historical Annual Dividend Data & Growth

GWW Historical Annual Dividend Data & Growth

Payout Amount Calendar Year Annual Growth
$4.5900 2015 10.1%
$4.1700 2014 16.2%
Historical Dividend Data

GWW Dividend History

Payout Amount Declared Date Ex-Dividend Date Record Date Pay Date ▼ Qualified Dividend? Payout Type Frequency
$1.2200 2016-10-26 2016-11-09 2016-11-14 2016-12-01 Yes Regular Quarter
$1.2200 2016-07-27 2016-08-04 2016-08-08 2016-09-01 Yes Regular Quarter
$1.2200 2016-04-27 2016-05-05 2016-05-09 2016-06-01 Yes Regular Quarter
$1.1700 2016-01-27 2016-02-04 2016-02-08 2016-03-01 Yes Regular Quarter
$1.1700 2015-10-28 2015-11-05 2015-11-09 2015-12-01 Yes Regular Quarter
$1.1700 2015-07-29 2015-08-06 2015-08-10 2015-09-01 Yes Regular Quarter
$1.1700 2015-04-29 2015-05-07 2015-05-11 2015-06-01 Yes Regular Quarter
$1.0800 2015-01-28 2015-02-05 2015-02-09 2015-03-01 Yes Regular Quarter
$1.0800 2014-10-29 2014-11-06 2014-11-10 2014-12-01 Yes Regular Quarter
$1.0800 2014-07-30 2014-08-07 2014-08-11 2014-09-01 Yes Regular Quarter
$1.0800 2014-04-30 2014-05-08 2014-05-12 2014-06-01 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.9300 2014-01-29 2014-02-06 2014-02-10 2014-03-01 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.9300 2013-10-30 2013-11-06 2013-11-11 2013-12-01 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.9300 2013-07-31 2013-08-08 2013-08-12 2013-09-01 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.9300 2013-04-24 2013-05-09 2013-05-13 2013-06-01 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.8000 2013-01-30 2013-02-07 2013-02-11 2013-03-01 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.8000 2012-10-31 2012-11-07 2012-11-12 2012-12-01 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.8000 2012-07-25 2012-08-09 2012-08-13 2012-09-01 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.8000 2012-04-25 2012-05-10 2012-05-14 2012-06-01 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.6600 2012-01-25 2012-02-09 2012-02-13 2012-03-01 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.6600 2011-10-26 2011-11-09 2011-11-14 2011-12-01 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.6600 2011-07-27 2011-08-04 2011-08-08 2011-09-01 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.6600 2011-04-27 2011-05-05 2011-05-09 2011-06-01 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.5400 2011-01-26 2011-02-10 2011-02-14 2011-03-01 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.5400 2010-10-26 2010-11-04 2010-11-08 2010-12-01 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.5400 2010-07-28 2010-08-05 2010-08-09 2010-09-01 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.5400 2010-04-28 2010-05-06 2010-05-10 2010-06-01 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.4600 2010-01-27 2010-02-04 2010-02-08 2010-03-01 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.4600 2009-10-28 2009-11-05 2009-11-09 2009-12-01 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.4600 2009-07-29 2009-08-06 2009-08-10 2009-09-01 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.4600 2009-04-29 2009-05-07 2009-05-11 2009-06-01 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.4000 2009-01-28 2009-02-05 2009-02-09 2009-03-01 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.4000 2008-10-29 2008-11-06 2008-11-10 2008-12-01 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.4000 2008-07-30 2008-08-07 2008-08-11 2008-09-01 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.4000 2008-04-30 2008-05-08 2008-05-12 2008-06-01 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.3500 2008-01-30 2008-02-07 2008-02-11 2008-03-01 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.3500 2007-10-31 2007-11-07 2007-11-12 2007-12-01 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.3500 2007-07-25 2007-08-09 2007-08-13 2007-09-01 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.3500 2007-04-25 2007-05-10 2007-05-14 2007-06-01 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.2900 2007-01-31 2007-02-08 2007-02-12 2007-03-01 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.2900 2006-10-25 2006-11-09 2006-11-13 2006-12-01 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.2900 2006-07-26 2006-08-10 2006-08-14 2006-09-01 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.2900 2006-04-26 2006-05-04 2006-05-08 2006-06-01 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.2400 2006-01-25 2006-02-09 2006-02-13 2006-03-01 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.2400 2005-10-26 2005-11-09 2005-11-14 2005-12-01 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.2400 2005-07-27 2005-08-04 2005-08-08 2005-09-01 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.2400 2005-04-27 2005-05-05 2005-05-09 2005-06-01 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.2000 2005-01-31 2005-02-03 2005-02-07 2005-03-01 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.2000 2004-10-27 2004-11-04 2004-11-08 2004-12-01 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.2000 2004-07-28 2004-08-05 2004-08-09 2004-09-01 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.2000 2004-04-28 2004-05-06 2004-05-10 2004-06-01 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.1850 2004-01-29 2004-02-05 2004-02-09 2004-03-01 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.1850 2003-10-29 2003-11-06 2003-11-10 2003-12-01 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.1850 2003-07-30 2003-08-07 2003-08-11 2003-09-01 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.1850 2003-04-30 2003-05-08 2003-05-12 2003-06-01 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.1800 2003-01-29 2003-02-06 2003-02-10 2003-03-01 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.1800 2002-10-30 2002-11-06 2002-11-11 2002-12-01 Unknown Regular Quarter
$0.1800 2002-07-31 2002-08-08 2002-08-12 2002-09-01 Unknown Regular Quarter
$0.1800 2002-04-24 2002-05-02 2002-05-06 2002-06-01 Unknown Regular Quarter
$0.1750 2002-01-30 2002-02-07 2002-02-11 2002-03-01 Unknown Regular Quarter
$0.1750 2001-10-31 2001-11-07 2001-11-12 2001-12-01 Unknown Regular Quarter
$0.1750 2001-08-01 2001-08-09 2001-08-13 2001-09-01 Unknown Regular Quarter
$0.1750 2001-04-25 2001-05-03 2001-05-07 2001-06-01 Unknown Regular Quarter
$0.1700 2001-01-31 2001-02-08 2001-02-12 2001-03-01 Unknown Regular Quarter
$0.1700 2000-10-25 2000-11-02 2000-11-06 2000-12-01 Unknown Regular Quarter
$0.1700 2000-08-02 2000-08-10 2000-08-14 2000-09-01 Unknown Regular Quarter
$0.1700 2000-04-26 2000-05-04 2000-05-08 2000-06-01 Unknown Regular Quarter
$0.1600 2000-01-26 2000-02-03 2000-02-07 2000-03-01 Unknown Regular Quarter
$0.1600 1999-10-27 1999-11-04 1999-11-08 1999-12-01 Unknown Regular Quarter
$0.1600 1999-08-04 1999-08-12 1999-08-16 1999-09-01 Unknown Regular Quarter
$0.1600 1999-04-28 1999-05-06 1999-05-10 1999-06-01 Unknown Regular Quarter
$0.1500 1999-01-27 1999-02-04 1999-02-08 1999-03-01 Unknown Regular Quarter
$0.1500 1998-10-28 1998-11-05 1998-11-09 1998-12-01 Unknown Regular Quarter
$0.1500 1998-07-29 1998-08-06 1998-08-10 1998-09-01 Unknown Regular Quarter
2-for-1 1998-04-29 1998-06-15 1998-05-11 1998-06-12 NM Stock Split NM
$0.1500 1998-04-29 1998-05-07 1998-05-11 1998-06-01 Unknown Regular Quarter
$0.1350 1998-01-28 1998-02-05 1998-02-09 1998-03-01 Unknown Regular Quarter
$0.1350 1997-10-29 1997-11-06 1997-11-11 1997-12-01 Unknown Regular Quarter
$0.1350 1997-07-30 1997-08-07 1997-08-11 1997-09-01 Unknown Regular Quarter
$0.1350 1997-04-30 1997-05-08 1997-05-12 1997-06-01 Unknown Regular Quarter
$0.1250 1997-01-29 1997-02-06 1997-02-10 1997-03-01 Unknown Regular Quarter
$0.1250 1996-10-30 1996-11-07 1996-11-12 1996-12-01 Unknown Regular Quarter
$0.1250 1996-08-07 1996-08-15 1996-08-19 1996-09-01 Unknown Regular Quarter
$0.1250 1996-04-24 1996-05-02 1996-05-06 1996-06-01 Unknown Regular Quarter
$0.1150 1996-01-31 1996-02-08 1996-02-12 1996-03-01 Unknown Regular Quarter
$0.1150 1995-10-25 1995-11-02 1995-11-06 1995-12-01 Unknown Regular Quarter
$0.1150 1995-08-02 1995-08-10 1995-08-14 1995-09-01 Unknown Regular Quarter
$0.1150 1995-04-26 1995-05-02 1995-05-08 1995-06-01 Unknown Regular Quarter
$0.1000 1995-01-25 1995-01-31 1995-02-06 1995-03-01 Unknown Regular Quarter
$0.1000 1994-10-26 1994-11-01 1994-11-07 1994-12-01 Unknown Regular Quarter
$0.1000 1994-08-03 1994-08-09 1994-08-15 1994-09-01 Unknown Regular Quarter
$0.1000 1994-04-27 1994-05-03 1994-05-09 1994-06-01 Unknown Regular Quarter
$0.0900 1994-01-26 1994-02-01 1994-02-07 1994-03-01 Unknown Regular Quarter
$0.0900 1993-10-27 1993-11-02 1993-11-08 1993-12-01 Unknown Regular Quarter
$0.0900 1993-08-04 1993-08-10 1993-08-16 1993-09-01 Unknown Regular Quarter
$0.0900 1993-04-28 1993-05-04 1993-05-10 1993-06-01 Unknown Regular Quarter
$0.0825 1993-01-27 1993-02-02 1993-02-08 1993-03-01 Unknown Regular Quarter

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Company Profile

GWW Company Profile

Exchange: NYSE
Sector: Services

W.W. Grainger (GWW) engages in the distribution of maintenance, repair, and operating supplies, as well as other related products and services for businesses and institutions primarily in the United States and Canada. The company’s customers include small and medium-sized businesses to large corporations, government entities, and other institutions. The company offers its products and services through local branches, catalogs, and the internet. It operates in the United States, Canada, Japan, Mexico, India, Puerto Rico, China, Colombia, Panama, and the Dominican Republic. The company was founded in 1927 and is headquartered in Lake Forest, Illinois. W.W. Grainger is largely affected by volatility in commodity prices, as well as changing competition in the highly fragmented facilities maintenance industry. W.W. Grainger has been paying dividends since 1971, and has increased them consecutively annually since 1972. W.W. Grainger pays its dividends quarterly.

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W.W.Grainger News

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