W.W. Grainger, Inc. (GWW) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for May 08, 2014


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W.W. Grainger, Inc. ( GWW ) will begin trading ex-dividend on May 08, 2014. A cash dividend payment of $1.08 per share is scheduled to be paid on June 01, 2014. Shareholders who purchased GWW stock prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This represents an 16.13% increase over the prior quarter. At the current stock price of $250.87, the dividend yield is 1.72%.

The previous trading day's last sale of GWW was $250.87, representing a -9.23% decrease from the 52 week high of $276.38 and a 9.94% increase over the 52 week low of $228.19.

GWW is a part of the Consumer Services sector, which includes companies such as Pitney Bowes Inc. ( PBI ) and Iron Mountain Incorporated ( IRM ). GWW's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's profitability, is $11.25. Zacks Investment Research reports GWW's forecasted earnings growth in 2014 as 9.76%, compared to an industry average of -.8%.

For more information on the declaration, record and payment dates, visit the GWW Dividend History page. Our Dividend Calendar has the full list of stocks that have an ex-dividend today.

Interested in gaining exposure to GWW through an Exchange Traded Fund [ETF]?
The following ETF(s) have GWW as a top-10 holding:

  • PowerShares DWA Industrials Momentum Portfolio ( PRN )
  • Vanguard Mid-Cap Growth ETF ( VOT ).

The top-performing ETF of this group is VOT with an increase of 2.84% over the last 100 days. PRN has the highest percent weighting of GWW at 2.63%.

The views and opinions expressed herein are the views and opinions of the author and do not necessarily reflect those of Nasdaq, Inc.

This article appears in: News Headlines Stocks
Referenced Stocks: GWW , PBI , IRM , PRN , VOT

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