W.W. Grainger, Inc. (
) will begin trading ex-dividend on August 08, 2013. A cash
dividend payment of $0.93 per share is scheduled to be paid on
September 01, 2013. Shareholders who purchased GWW stock prior to
the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment.
This represents an 16.25% increase over the same period a year ago.
At the current stock price of $263.55, the dividend yield is
The previous trading day's last sale of GWW was $263.55,
representing a -2.56% decrease from the 52 week high of $270.47 and
a 42.63% increase over the 52 week low of $184.78.
GWW is a part of the Consumer Services sector, which includes
companies such as NCR Corporation (
) and Iron Mountain Incorporated (
). GWW's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's
profitability, is $10.29. Zacks Investment Research reports GWW's
forecasted earnings growth in 2013 as 14.23%, compared to an
industry average of -4.9%.
For more information on the declaration, record and payment
dates, visit the
Interested in gaining exposure to GWW through an Exchange
Traded Fund [ETF]?
The following ETF(s) have GWW as a top-10 holding:
- PowerShares Dynamic Industrials (
- Guggenheim S&P 500 Equal Weight Industrials ETF (
- PowerShares S&P 500 High Quality Portfolio (
The top-performing ETF of this group is PRN with an increase of
11.06% over the last 100 days. It also has the highest percent
weighting of GWW at 2.63%.