W.W. Grainger, Inc. ( GWW ) will begin trading ex-dividend on August 10, 2018. A cash dividend payment of $1.36 per share is scheduled to be paid on September 01, 2018. Shareholders who purchased GWW prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This represents an 6.25% increase over prior dividend payment. At the current stock price of $352.54, the dividend yield is 1.54%.
The previous trading day's last sale of GWW was $352.54, representing a -0.36% decrease from the 52 week high of $353.82 and a 127.45% increase over the 52 week low of $155.
GWW is a part of the Consumer Services sector, which includes companies such as HD Supply Holdings, Inc. ( HDS ) and NCR Corporation ( NCR ). GWW's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's profitability, is $13.65. Zacks Investment Research reports GWW's forecasted earnings growth in 2018 as 39.69%, compared to an industry average of 22.4%.
Interested in gaining exposure to GWW through an Exchange Traded Fund [ETF]?
The following ETF(s) have GWW as a top-10 holding:
The top-performing ETF of this group is NUMG with an increase of 7.65% over the last 100 days. It also has the highest percent weighting of GWW at 1.1%.