W.W. Grainger, Inc. (GWW) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for February 07, 2013

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W.W. Grainger, Inc. ( GWW ) will begin trading ex-dividend on February 07, 2013. A cash dividend payment of $0.8 per share is scheduled to be paid on March 01, 2013. 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 $217.14, representing a -2.21% decrease from the 52 week high of $222.05 and a 25.88% increase over the 52 week low of $172.50.

GWW is a part of the Consumer Services sector, which includes companies such as Iron Mountain Incorporated ( IRM ) and NCR Corporation ( NCR ). GWW's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's profitability, is $9.52. Zacks Investment Research reports GWW's forecasted earnings growth in 2013 as 11.89%, compared to an industry average of -2.9%.

For more information on the declaration, record and payment dates, visit the GWW Dividend History page.

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

  • RevenueShares Navallier Overall A-100 ( RWV )
  • PowerShares Dynamic Industrials ( PRN )
  • PowerShares S&P 500 High Quality Portfolio ( SPHQ )
  • Vanguard Mid-Cap Growth ETF ( VOT ).

The top-performing ETF of this group is PRN with an increase of 15.83% over the last 100 days. RWV has the highest percent weighting of GWW at 3.38%.



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 , IRM , NCR , PRN , RWV , SPHQ , VOT

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