W.W. Grainger, Inc. (GWW) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for February 06, 2014

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W.W. Grainger, Inc. ( GWW ) will begin trading ex-dividend on February 06, 2014. A cash dividend payment of $0.93 per share is scheduled to be paid on March 01, 2014. Shareholders who purchased GWW stock prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This marks the 4th quarter that GWW has paid the same dividend.

The previous trading day's last sale of GWW was $231.29, representing a -16.31% decrease from the 52 week high of $276.38 and a 7.53% increase over the 52 week low of $215.09.

GWW is a part of the Consumer Services sector, which includes companies such as NCR Corporation ( NCR ) and Pitney Bowes Inc. ( PBI ). GWW's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's profitability, is $11.12. Zacks Investment Research reports GWW's forecasted earnings growth in 2014 as 9.67%, compared to an industry average of -8.8%.

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 Dynamic Industrials ( PRN )
  • Vanguard Mid-Cap Growth ETF ( VOT ).

The top-performing ETF of this group is PRN with an increase of 7.15% over the last 100 days. It also 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 The NASDAQ OMX Group, Inc.



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Referenced Stocks: GWW , NCR , PBI , PRN , VOT

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