W.W. Grainger, Inc. (GWW) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for November 06, 2013

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W.W. Grainger, Inc. ( GWW ) will begin trading ex-dividend on November 06, 2013. A cash dividend payment of $0.93 per share is scheduled to be paid on December 01, 2013. Shareholders who purchased GWW stock prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This marks the 3rd quarter that GWW has paid the same dividend. At the current stock price of $271.88, the dividend yield is 1.37%.

The previous trading day's last sale of GWW was $271.88, representing a -1.63% decrease from the 52 week high of $276.38 and a 47.14% 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 ( NCR ) and Iron Mountain Incorporated ( IRM ). GWW's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's profitability, is $11.09. Zacks Investment Research reports GWW's forecasted earnings growth in 2013 as 10.98%, compared to an industry average of -9.5%.

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 18.85% 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 , IRM , NCR , PRN , VOT

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