W.W. Grainger, Inc. (
) will begin trading ex-dividend on May 09, 2013. A cash dividend
payment of $0.93 per share is scheduled to be paid on June 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 prior quarter. At the current stock price
of $253.16, the dividend yield is 1.47%.
The previous trading day's last sale of GWW was $253.16,
representing a -0.02% decrease from the 52 week high of $253.21 and
a 46.76% 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 (
) and NCR Corporation (
). GWW's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's
profitability, is $9.89. Zacks Investment Research reports GWW's
forecasted earnings growth in 2013 as 14.16%, compared to an
industry average of -7%.
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:
- RevenueShares Navallier Overall A-100 (
- PowerShares Dynamic Industrials (
- Guggenheim S&P 500 Equal Weight Industrials ETF (
- PowerShares S&P 500 High Quality Portfolio (
- Vanguard Mid-Cap Growth ETF (
The top-performing ETF of this group is PRN with an increase of
21.18% over the last 100 days. RWV has the highest percent
weighting of GWW at 3.38%.