W.W. Grainger, Inc. ( GWW ) will begin trading ex-dividend on February 04, 2016. A cash dividend payment of $1.17 per share is scheduled to be paid on March 01, 2016. Shareholders who purchased GWW 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 $192.93, representing a -23.7% decrease from the 52 week high of $252.87 and a 9.09% increase over the 52 week low of $176.85.
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 $11.38. Zacks Investment Research reports GWW's forecasted earnings growth in 2016 as -1.77%, compared to an industry average of 7.2%.
Interested in gaining exposure to GWW through an Exchange Traded Fund [ETF]?
The following ETF(s) have GWW as a top-10 holding:
- ProShares S&P 500 Dividend Aristocrats ETF ( NOBL ).
The top-performing ETF of this group is NOBL with an increase of 0.91% over the last 100 days.