W.W. Grainger, Inc. (
) 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. (
) and Iron Mountain Incorporated (
). 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%.
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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 (
- Vanguard Mid-Cap Growth ETF (
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%.