Grainger W W Inc Sentiment at [SentimentNumber] on 19 Jan 2019

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Positions for Grainger W W Inc (NYSE:GWW)

In 2018 Q3 Grainger W W Inc (NYSE:GWW) big money sentiment is 0.81, according to Securities and Exchange Commission filings. That’s the same 2018Q2’s as. only 207 funds increased or opened new holdings, while 256 reduced and sold their holdings in Grainger W W Inc so the sentiment is the same. Funds own 41.59 million shares, down from 43.23 million shares in 2018Q2. Funds holding Grainger W W Inc in top 10 changed to 7 from 8 for a decrease of 1. 28 Investors Sold All; 228 Reduced Holdings; 127 increased holdings while 80 funds bought holdings.

Most Grainger W W Inc Investors

Mu Investments Co. Ltd. owns 24,800 shares in Grainger W W Inc as of 2018 Q3. As of 2018 Q3, 454,227 shares of Grainger W W Inc are owned by Coho Partners Ltd.. Fruth Investment Management reported 23,441 shares. Orca Investment Management Llc revealed 9,292 shares position in Grainger W W Inc. The Guernsey-based fund Longview Partners (Guernsey) Ltd looks positive on Grainger W W Inc, possessing 1.71 million shares.

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 $17.20 billion market cap. It operates through two divisions, U.S. and Canada.The P/E ratio is 24.1. 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.

The stock increased 2.04% or $6.11 during the last trading session, hitting $305.39.W.W. Grainger, Inc. is uptrending after having risen 28.36% since January 19, 2018. GWW has 688,728 volume or 10.34% up from normal. GWW outperformed by 28.36% the S&P 500.

On January, 24 WallStreet expected W.W. Grainger, Inc. (NYSE:GWW)’s earnings report, as reported by Faxor. This year’s earnings per share analyst estimate is expected to be $3.58. That is 21.77 % up compareed to $2.94 earnings per share for last year. If $3.58 is reported, GWW’s profit will reach $201.63 million for 21.33 P/E. Analysts at Wall Street see W.W. Grainger, Inc.’s -14.56 % negative EPS growth compared to $4.19 earnings per share for last quarter.

Janney Montgomery Scott Limited Company owns 7,896 shs. Goldman Sachs owns 549,412 shs. Moreover, Boltwood Cap Mngmt has 0.46% invested in W.W. Grainger, Inc. (NYSE:GWW) for 2,148 shs. Nomura Asset Mgmt has invested 0.04% in W.W. Grainger, Inc. (NYSE:GWW). Coho Prtn Limited holds 3.85% of its capital in W.W. Grainger, Inc. (NYSE:GWW) for 454,227 shs. Cypress Capital Grp Inc invested in 0.08% or 1,139 shs. 710 are owned by Zweig. Barclays Public Limited Com holds 144,508 shs or 0.04% of its capital. 16,832 were reported by M&T Savings Bank. Ancora Ltd Limited Liability Company has 200 shs for 0% of their capital. Liberty Mutual Grp Inc Inc Asset Inc invested in 0.02% or 2,038 shs. Fjarde Ap has invested 0.07% in W.W. Grainger, Inc. (NYSE:GWW). Reliance Tru Com Of Delaware invested 0.13% in W.W. Grainger, Inc. (NYSE:GWW). Schroder Mngmt holds 0.05% or 87,070 shs in its capital. Advisory Serv Limited Company stated it has 2,914 shs or 0.08% of all its holdings.

W.W. Grainger, Inc. registered $6.40 million net activity with 0 insider purchases and 3 insider sales since July 30, 2018. ANDERSON BRIAN P sold $360,177 worth of stock. HOWARD JOHN L sold 14,990 shs worth $5.52M.

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

A total of 4 analysts rate W.W. Grainger (NYSE:GWW) as follows: 1 “Buy”, 3 “Hold” and 0 “Sell”. Тherefore 25% are bullish. (NYSE:GWW) has 5 ratings reports on 19 Jan 2019 according to StockzIntelligence. The company rating was upgraded by Macquarie Research on Tuesday, January 15. On Thursday, August 30 the rating was maintained by UBS with “Neutral”. On Wednesday, August 22 Macquarie Research maintained W.W. Grainger, Inc. (NYSE:GWW) with “Neutral” rating. On Wednesday, October 17 BMO Capital Markets maintained W.W. Grainger, Inc. (NYSE:GWW) with “Market Perform” rating.

A couple more W.W. Grainger, Inc. (NYSE:GWW) news were brought out by: which released on January 15, 2019 “Benzinga’s Top Upgrades, Downgrades For January 15, 2019 – Benzinga”, also on January 16, 2019 brought out “The Street’s Key Stock Analysts Research Reports – Live Trading News”, the next is “Why MSC Industrial Tanked 13.2% in December – The Motley Fool” on January 05, 2019. has article titled “Grainger (GWW) Q4 Earnings: Another Beat in the Offing? –”.

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