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, business-to-business distributor of maintenance, repair and operating (MRO) supplies and other related products and services. W.W. Grainger, Inc.'s operations are primarily in the United States (U.S.) and Canada, with a presence 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, primarily businesses, with a range of options for finding and purchasing MRO products, utilizing sales representatives, contact centers, catalogs, inventory management solutions and eCommerce technology. Grainger serves more than 3 million customers worldwide through a network of highly integrated distribution centers, websites, branches and inventory management solutions.  ... More ...  

Per Share Overview

Date 12-mos Rolling EPS Dividend P/E Ratio
06/201813.641.36022.61
03/201811.161.36025.29
12/201710.021.28023.58
09/20178.441.28021.30
06/20178.711.28020.73
03/20179.821.28023.70
12/20169.871.22023.53
09/201611.161.22020.15

Key Financial Ratios and Statistics

FYE: 12/31

Profitability 2017 Leverage 2017
Net Inc/Comm Equity-0.10Total Liab/Total Assets0.71
Net Inc/Total Assets0.10Total Liab/Inv Cap0.98
Net Inc/Inv Cap0.14Total Liab/Comm Equity-0.74
Pretax Inc/Net Sales0.09Interest Coverage Ratio12.62
Net Inc/Net Sales0.06Curr Debt/Equity0.06
Cash Flow/Net Sales0.10LTD/Equity1.33
SG&A/NetSales0.29Total Debt/Equity1.39
Asset Utilization   Liquidity  
Net Receivables Turnover8.18Quick Ratio1.18
Inventory Turnover4.46Current Ratio2.13
Inventory Day Sales0.01Net Rec/Curr Assets0.41
Net Sales/Work Cap6.13Inv/Curr Assets0.45
Net Sales/PP&E7.49  

Income Statement (Millions)

  6/30/2018 3/31/2018 12/31/2017 9/30/2017
Total Revenues(Net Sales) 2,860.21 2,766.40 2,632.46 2,636.00
Cost of Goods Sold 1,749.27 1,674.64 1,611.23 1,618.82
Selling & Admin Exps 766.96 756.93 781.29 730.04
Operating Income 343.99 334.83 239.94 287.14
Interest Exp 22.92 24.67 21.81 17.47
Pretax Income 323.36 306.99 207.46 250.00
Other Income 5.34 8.33 1.97 -9.04
Net Income Bef Extraordinary ... NA NA NA NA
Net Income 236.98 231.54 151.06 162.01

Balance Sheet (Millions)

Assets 6/30/2018 3/31/2018 12/31/2017 9/30/2017
Cash & Short Term Investments 312.46 302.02 326.88 284.58
Receivables - Total 1,462.60 1,428.23 1,325.19 1,373.32
Inventories - Total 1,464.18 1,434.61 1,429.20 1,391.99
Total Current Assets 3,373.00 3,307.16 3,205.99 3,175.06
Net Property, Plant & Equipment 1,359.91 1,370.07 1,391.97 1,395.91
Total Assets 5,904.57 5,902.81 5,804.25 5,825.06
Liabilities        
Accounts Payable 1,340.10 1,336.41 1,412.35 1,339.34
Debt in Current Liabilities 84.39 167.92 94.31 53.18
Total Current Liabilities 1,424.50 1,504.33 1,506.66 1,392.52
Long-Term Debt 2,210.36 2,244.41 2,248.04 2,270.00
Total Liabilities 4,010.45 4,132.21 4,114.12 4,057.56
Stockholder's Equity        
Minority Interest 156.15 155.31 137.60 133.59
Preferred Stock 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
Common Stock 54.83 54.83 54.83 54.83
Retained Earnings 7,724.64 7,564.32 7,405.19 7,327.14
Treasury Stock -6,797.28 -6,791.52 -6,675.71 -6,520.83
Total Stockholders' Equity 1,894.12 1,770.60 1,690.13 1,767.50
Total Liabilities and Stockholders' Equity 5,904.57 5,902.81 5,804.25 5,825.06

Cash Flow Summary (Millions)

Categories 6/30/2018 3/31/2018 12/31/2017 9/30/2017
Net Cash Provided by Operating Activities 247.95 146.89 335.68 348.70
Net Cash Provided by Investing Activities -42.51 -31.28 -46.45 -24.80
Net Cash Provided by Financing Activities -185.31 -146.07 -248.06 -314.61

Annual Summary Data (Millions)

Year Sales Net Income EPS
12/20139,437.76797.0411.13
12/20149,964.95801.7311.45
12/20159,973.38769.0011.58
12/201610,137.20605.939.87
12/201710,424.86585.7310.02
Growth Rates2.52-7.41-2.59

Stock Ownership

Type Date(Q,M) No. Owners Shares Held (000s) % Own
Institutional06/30/1872345,16280.45




Report Date : 9/24/2018

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