Company Information

  

Address: 100 GRAINGER PARKWAY  
City: LAKE FOREST 
State: IL 
Zip Code: 60045-5201 
Telephone: 847-535-1000 

Description of Business

Primary SIC Code: 5000
(As filed with the SEC)  

W.W. Grainger, Inc., incorporated in the State of Illinois in 1928, is a broad line distributor of maintenance, repair and operating (MRO) supplies and other related products and services used by businesses and institutions primarily in the United States (U.S.) and Canada, with a presence also in Europe, Asia and Latin America. In this report, the words "Grainger" or "Company" mean W.W. Grainger, Inc. and its subsidiaries. Grainger uses a combination of multichannel and single channel online business models to provide customers with a range of options for finding and purchasing MRO products, utilizing sales representatives, contact centers, direct marketing materials, catalogs and eCommerce technology. Grainger serves approximately 3 million customers worldwide through a network of highly integrated distribution centers, websites and branches.  ... More ...  

Per Share Overview

Date 12-mos Rolling EPS Dividend P/E Ratio
06/20178.711.28020.73
03/20179.821.28023.70
12/20169.871.22023.53
09/201611.161.22020.15
06/201611.031.22020.60
03/201611.491.22020.32
12/201511.581.17017.49
09/201511.391.17018.88

Key Financial Ratios and Statistics

FYE: 12/31

Profitability 2016 Leverage 2016
Net Inc/Comm Equity-0.12Total Liab/Total Assets0.68
Net Inc/Total Assets0.11Total Liab/Inv Cap1.06
Net Inc/Inv Cap0.17Total Liab/Comm Equity-0.77
Pretax Inc/Net Sales0.10Interest Coverage Ratio16.36
Net Inc/Net Sales0.06Curr Debt/Equity0.23
Cash Flow/Net Sales0.10LTD/Equity1.02
SG&A/NetSales0.30Total Debt/Equity1.25
Asset Utilization   Liquidity  
Net Receivables Turnover8.33Quick Ratio0.99
Inventory Turnover4.27Current Ratio1.85
Inventory Day Sales0.01Net Rec/Curr Assets0.40
Net Sales/Work Cap7.29Inv/Curr Assets0.47
Net Sales/PP&E7.13  

Income Statement (Millions)

  6/30/2017 3/31/2017 12/31/2016 9/30/2016
Total Revenues(Net Sales) 2,615.27 2,541.13 2,470.71 2,596.29
Cost of Goods Sold 1,575.31 1,521.94 1,481.02 1,556.54
Selling & Admin Exps 807.89 723.70 815.46 717.17
Operating Income 232.07 295.49 174.23 322.59
Interest Exp 19.91 16.98 17.78 18.03
Pretax Income 207.20 270.67 145.31 293.19
Other Income 1.16 0.54 -2.10 -1.05
Net Income Bef Extraordinary ... NA NA NA NA
Net Income 97.92 174.74 60.67 185.87

Balance Sheet (Millions)

Assets 6/30/2017 3/31/2017 12/31/2016 9/30/2016
Cash & Short Term Investments 275.07 238.80 274.15 285.98
Receivables - Total 1,369.63 1,325.22 1,223.10 1,326.36
Inventories - Total 1,397.80 1,388.09 1,406.47 1,381.47
Total Current Assets 3,186.35 3,096.18 3,020.23 3,129.19
Net Property, Plant & Equipment 1,392.20 1,410.31 1,420.89 1,436.94
Total Assets 5,861.88 5,782.55 5,694.31 5,885.51
Liabilities        
Accounts Payable 1,252.28 1,246.81 1,222.83 1,132.14
Debt in Current Liabilities 158.30 441.62 406.11 404.17
Total Current Liabilities 1,410.58 1,688.43 1,628.94 1,536.31
Long-Term Debt 2,267.87 1,847.72 1,840.95 1,874.13
Total Liabilities 4,138.55 3,987.75 3,896.37 3,842.80
Stockholder's Equity        
Minority Interest 124.87 121.72 107.83 118.32
Preferred Stock 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
Common Stock 54.83 54.83 54.83 54.83
Retained Earnings 7,239.16 7,216.02 7,113.56 7,125.73
Treasury Stock -6,402.04 -6,258.04 -6,128.42 -5,953.19
Total Stockholders' Equity 1,723.33 1,794.80 1,797.94 2,042.71
Total Liabilities and Stockholders' Equity 5,861.88 5,782.55 5,694.31 5,885.51

Cash Flow Summary (Millions)

Categories 6/30/2017 3/31/2017 12/31/2016 9/30/2016
Net Cash Provided by Operating Activities 191.23 180.95 332.59 327.29
Net Cash Provided by Investing Activities -37.31 -37.53 -76.87 -111.86
Net Cash Provided by Financing Activities -121.28 -183.20 -254.63 -241.42

Annual Summary Data (Millions)

Year Sales Net Income EPS
12/20128,950.04689.889.52
12/20139,437.76797.0411.13
12/20149,964.95801.7311.45
12/20159,973.38769.0011.58
12/201610,137.20605.939.87
Growth Rates3.16-3.190.91

Stock Ownership

Type Date(Q,M) No. Owners Shares Held (000s) % Own
Institutional09/30/1766346,95881.40




Report Date : 10/16/2017

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