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276.28 

1.35 0.5%

as of Oct 19 '18

52 Week Range:

191.39 372.06


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S2O Stock Analyzer - General Info

General Info


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Demonstrates how to use Stock Analyzer, shows how to analyze a stock and explains in detail "General Info" section of the Stock Analyzer result page.

S2O Stock Analyzer - Financial Statements

Financial Statements


type: video (mp4); length: 5:10

Explains information presented in the Financial Statements section of the S2O Stock Analyzer: financial statements charts, absolute values and growth rates.

S2O Stock Analyzer - Growth Grade and Financial Ratios

Growth Grade and Financial Ratios


type: video (mp4); length: 5:09

Demonstrates how to use Growth Grade & Financial Ratios section; shows the difference between historical and year-over-year Growth Grade on the real life example.

S2O Stock Analyzer - Value Price

Value Price


type: video (mp4); length: 6:03

Demonstrates how to use Value Price (intrinsic value) and the Graham Number, MOS (margin of safety) and IRT - Investment Recovery Time; explains 3 different projection models used to compute value price - pessimistic, moderate and optimistic.

S2O Stock Analyzer - Price Charts

Price Charts


type: video (mp4); length: 8:34

Demonstrates basic rules of how to read a candlestick chart, long and short term moving averages, stochastic, MACD and relative strength (RS) charts. Explains how bull or bear market condition is computed.

General Info

W.W. Grainger, Inc. distributes maintenance, repair, and operating (MRO) supplies; and other related products and services that are used by businesses and institutions in the United States, Canada, Europe, Asia, and Latin America. The company offers material handling equipment, safety and security supplies, lighting and electrical products, power and hand tools, pumps and plumbing supplies, cleaning and maintenance supplies, metalworking tools, and various other products. It also offers inventory management solutions; and distributes fasteners, gloves, ladders, motors, and janitorial supplies. The company serves small and mid-sized businesses, large corporations, government entities, and other institutions. It offers its products through various branches, sales and service representatives, contact centers, distribution centers, and catalogs, as well as through Websites. W.W. Grainger, Inc. was founded in 1927 and is based in Lake Forest, Illinois.

Financial Statements

The charts below show selected Annual and Quarterly Financial Data.

The purpose of these charts is to discover long and short term change dynamics. When numbers are growing year after year in the annual statements chart, the business become stronger and stronger and this is a good sign.

Quarterly Data Chart can be used to do a short term analysis. It makes sense to pay attention to the quarterly dynamics and do not wait for the next yearly statement. We should be alerted if we see that quarterly numbers are going down.

You can check "Annual Financial Statements" and "Quarterly Financial Statements" sections for exact numbers and growth rates.

Annual Statements

On a charts below the Line shows absolute values and the Bar chart shows Year-Over-Year Growth Rate for selected financial statement item. A consistent GROWTH is generally considered necessary to fund future growth from within a business.
NOTE: Growth Rate is not provided if either the latest period or the year-ago period contains a net loss. (source: WSJ Digest of Earnings)
TIP! move your mouse pointer over bar or a circle on any chart below to see details.

Financial Statements

Income Statement



 

Cash Flow Statement



 

Balance Sheet



 

Liquidity Ratios

Current Ratio


 

Current Ratio measures the ability to meet short term obligations. Generally accepted standard is 2 (current assets should be 2 times or 200% of current liabilities).

Quick Ratio


 

Measures immediate liquidity or the cash available to cover immediate liabilities. A safe margin would be at least 1 (100%).

Financial Leverage


 

Defined as total assets divided by total shareholders' equity. The higher the ratio, the more debt a company uses in its capital structure.

Profitability Ratios

ROA


 

Return on Assets (ROA) measures the income (profit) that is generated by the use of the assets of the business.

ROE


 

Return on Equity (ROE) is a measure of profitability that calculates how many dollars of profit a company generates with each dollar of shareholders equity. ROE is sometimes called "return on net worth."

ROIC


 

The Return on Invested Capital (ROIC) measure gives a sense of how well a company is using its money to generate returns. Some investors use this figure as a final evaluation to determine whether or not to invest in a company.

Annual Statements

Item Name Dec '07 Dec '08 Dec '09 Dec '10 Dec '11 Dec '12 Dec '13 Dec '14 Dec '15 Dec '16 Dec '17
Equity (BVPS) 26.57
27.20
29.94
31.79
36.29
43.52
47.76
50.36
38.07
34.74
31.38
growth rate 2.4% 10.1% 6.2% 14.2% 19.9% 9.7% 5.4% -24.4% -8.8% -9.7%
Earnings BIT 681.86
773.22
707.34
853.78
1,050.00
1,120.00
1,290.00
1,412.12
1,345.67
1,159.11
1,164.82
growth rate 13.4% -8.5% 20.7% 23.0% 6.7% 15.2% 9.5% -4.7% -13.9% 0.5%
Avg.PE 17.73
13.05
16.84
19.49
20.24
20.88
22.62
20.55
19.17
25.35
27.03
growth rate -26.4% 29.0% 15.7% 3.9% 3.2% 8.3% -9.2% -6.7% 32.2% 6.6%
ROA 13.68
14.38
11.89
13.39
15.28
13.93
15.28
15.02
13.67
10.40
10.11
growth rate 5.1% -17.3% 12.6% 14.1% -8.8% 9.7% -1.7% -9.0% -23.9% -2.8%
ROE 19.65
23.01
20.51
23.39
27.24
23.97
25.03
24.53
27.81
29.55
33.32
growth rate 17.1% -10.9% 14.0% 16.5% -12.0% 4.4% -2.0% 13.4% 6.3% 12.8%
ROIC 18.85
20.16
16.56
19.12
22.68
20.37
21.45
21.29
19.67
15.45
15.67
growth rate 7.0% -17.9% 15.5% 18.6% -10.2% 5.3% -0.8% -7.6% -21.5% 1.4%
Cur. Ratio 2.18
2.81
2.74
2.57
1.94
2.69
2.55
2.35
1.70
1.85
2.13
growth rate 28.9% -2.5% -6.2% -24.5% 38.7% -5.2% -7.8% -27.7% 8.8% 15.1%
Quick Ratio 0.89
1.29
1.40
1.24
0.88
1.28
1.28
1.11
0.84
0.92
1.10
growth rate 44.9% 8.5% -11.4% -29.0% 45.5% 0.0% -13.3% -24.3% 9.5% 19.6%
Leverage 1.47
1.73
1.72
1.77
1.79
1.66
1.62
1.65
2.58
3.17
3.43
growth rate 17.7% -0.6% 2.9% 1.1% -7.3% -2.4% 1.9% 56.4% 22.9% 8.2%
Balance Sheet Dec '07 Dec '08 Dec '09 Dec '10 Dec '11 Dec '12 Dec '13 Dec '14 Dec '15 Dec '16 Dec '17
Acct.Receivable 589.40
624.90
762.90
936.11
995.99
1,177.48
1,172.92
1,209.64
1,223.10
1,325.19
growth rate 6.0% 22.1% 22.7% 6.4% 18.2% -0.4% 3.1% 1.1% 8.4%
Acct.Payable 1,046.42
982.41
1,098.50
554.09
583.47
650.09
731.58
growth rate -6.1% 11.8% -49.6% 5.3% 11.4% 12.5%
Cur.Assets 2,144.10
2,131.50
2,238.10
2,694.90
2,900.64
3,044.29
2,967.55
3,048.64
3,020.23
3,205.99
growth rate -0.6% 5.0% 20.4% 7.6% 5.0% -2.5% 2.7% -0.9% 6.2%
Total Assets 3,515.40
3,726.30
3,904.40
4,716.06
5,014.60
5,266.33
5,283.05
5,857.76
5,694.31
5,804.25
growth rate 6.0% 4.8% 20.8% 6.3% 5.0% 0.3% 10.9% -2.8% 1.9%
Cash 396.30
459.90
313.50
335.49
452.06
430.64
226.64
290.14
274.15
326.88
growth rate 16.1% -31.8% 7.0% 34.8% -4.7% -47.4% 28.0% -5.5% 19.2%
Inventory 1,009.90
889.70
991.60
1,268.65
1,301.94
1,305.52
1,356.40
1,414.18
1,406.47
1,429.20
growth rate -11.9% 11.5% 27.9% 2.6% 0.3% 3.9% 4.3% -0.5% 1.6%
Cur.Liabilities 761.70
776.80
869.30
1,387.93
1,080.00
1,195.79
1,261.72
1,788.53
1,628.94
1,506.66
growth rate 2.0% 11.9% 59.7% -22.2% 10.7% 5.5% 41.8% -8.9% -7.5%
Liabilities 1,481.60
1,562.60
1,699.20
2,087.28
1,990.69
2,015.89
1,998.95
3,505.04
3,788.54
3,976.52
growth rate 5.5% 8.7% 22.8% -4.6% 1.3% -0.8% 75.3% 8.1% 5.0%
LT Debt 4.90
488.20
437.50
420.40
175.06
467.05
445.51
405.33
1,388.41
1,840.95
2,248.04
growth rate 9,863.3% -10.4% -3.9% -58.4% 166.8% -4.6% -9.0% 242.5% 32.6% 22.1%
Equity 2,098.11
2,033.80
2,163.70
2,205.20
2,628.79
3,023.91
3,250.44
3,209.87
2,266.63
1,797.94
1,690.13
growth rate -3.1% 6.4% 1.9% 19.2% 15.0% 7.5% -1.3% -29.4% -20.7% -6.0%
Common Shares 85.00
78.00
75.00
72.00
71.00
71.00
71.00
69.00
66.00
61.00
58.00
growth rate -8.2% -3.9% -4.0% -1.4% 0.0% 0.0% -2.8% -4.4% -7.6% -4.9%
Cash Flow Statement Dec '07 Dec '08 Dec '09 Dec '10 Dec '11 Dec '12 Dec '13 Dec '14 Dec '15 Dec '16 Dec '17
Capital Expenditures 197.42
181.40
140.70
120.60
196.94
249.86
272.15
387.39
373.87
284.25
237.28
growth rate -8.1% -22.4% -14.3% 63.3% 26.9% 8.9% 42.4% -3.5% -24.0% -16.5%
Cash Dividends 113.09
121.50
134.70
152.30
180.53
220.08
255.47
287.71
302.20
293.78
293.47
growth rate 7.4% 10.9% 13.1% 18.5% 21.9% 16.1% 12.6% 5.0% -2.8% -0.1%
Cash From OA 468.88
530.10
732.40
596.40
746.11
816.20
986.50
959.81
1,036.11
1,024.08
1,056.56
growth rate 13.1% 38.2% -18.6% 25.1% 9.4% 20.9% -2.7% 8.0% -1.2% 3.2%
FCF per Share 3.19
4.26
7.88
6.60
6.83
7.96
10.43
7.83
9.40
9.58
13.19
growth rate 33.5% 85.0% -16.2% 3.5% 16.5% 31.0% -24.9% 20.1% 1.9% 37.7%
Sale Purchase of Stock -66.75
-268.45
-369.06
48.58
60.89
34.13
47.42
growth rate 0.0% 0.0% 100.0% 25.3% -44.0% 39.0%
FCF 271.00
335.00
590.00
476.00
549.00
566.00
714.00
572.00
616.00
719.00
819.00
growth rate 23.6% 76.1% -19.3% 15.3% 3.1% 26.2% -19.9% 7.7% 16.7% 13.9%
Income Statement Dec '07 Dec '08 Dec '09 Dec '10 Dec '11 Dec '12 Dec '13 Dec '14 Dec '15 Dec '16 Dec '17
Sales 6,420.00
6,850.00
6,222.00
7,182.20
8,078.19
8,950.05
9,437.76
9,964.95
9,973.38
10,137.20
10,424.86
growth rate 6.7% -9.2% 15.4% 12.5% 10.8% 5.5% 5.6% 0.1% 1.6% 2.8%
Op.Income 782.70
665.20
860.50
658.74
689.88
797.04
1,412.12
1,345.67
1,159.11
1,164.82
growth rate -15.0% 29.4% -23.5% 4.7% 15.5% 77.2% -4.7% -13.9% 0.5%
IBT 773.20
707.30
853.80
1,051.53
1,117.79
1,287.60
1,334.39
1,250.71
1,019.06
935.32
growth rate -8.5% 20.7% 23.2% 6.3% 15.2% 3.6% -6.3% -18.5% -8.2%
Net Income 475.40
430.50
510.90
658.74
689.88
797.04
801.73
769.00
605.93
585.73
growth rate -9.4% 18.7% 28.9% 4.7% 15.5% 0.6% -4.1% -21.2% -3.3%
EPS 4.94
5.97
5.62
6.93
9.07
9.52
11.13
11.45
11.58
9.87
10.02
growth rate 20.9% -5.9% 23.3% 30.9% 5.0% 16.9% 2.9% 1.1% -14.8% 1.5%
Gross Profit 2,603.62
2,808.20
2,598.50
3,005.70
3,510.79
3,916.16
4,136.48
4,314.24
4,232.62
4,119.26
4,111.11
growth rate 7.9% -7.5% 15.7% 16.8% 11.6% 5.6% 4.3% -1.9% -2.7% -0.2%

Quarterly Statements

Item Name Jun '17 Sep '17 Dec '17 Mar '18 Jun '18
Earnings BIT 290.68
293.84
286.56
342.87
359.28
growth rate 1.1% -2.5% 19.7% 4.8%
Balance Sheet Jun '17 Sep '17 Dec '17 Mar '18 Jun '18
Acct.Receivable 1,369.63
1,373.32
1,325.19
1,428.23
1,462.60
growth rate 0.3% -3.5% 7.8% 2.4%
Acct.Payable 692.69
713.45
731.58
748.37
735.27
growth rate 3.0% 2.5% 2.3% -1.8%
Cur.Assets 3,186.35
3,175.06
3,205.99
3,307.16
3,373.00
growth rate -0.4% 1.0% 3.2% 2.0%
Total Assets 5,861.88
5,825.06
5,804.25
5,902.81
5,904.57
growth rate -0.6% -0.4% 1.7% 0.0%
Cash 275.07
284.58
326.88
302.02
312.46
growth rate 3.5% 14.9% -7.6% 3.5%
Inventory 1,397.80
1,391.99
1,429.20
1,434.61
1,464.18
growth rate -0.4% 2.7% 0.4% 2.1%
Cur.Liabilities 1,410.58
1,392.52
1,506.66
1,504.33
1,424.50
growth rate -1.3% 8.2% -0.2% -5.3%
Liabilities 4,013.69
3,923.98
3,976.52
3,976.91
3,854.30
growth rate -2.2% 1.3% 0.0% -3.1%
LT Debt 2,267.87
2,270.00
2,248.04
2,244.41
2,210.36
growth rate 0.1% -1.0% -0.2% -1.5%
Equity 1,723.33
1,767.50
1,690.13
1,770.60
1,894.12
growth rate 2.6% -4.4% 4.8% 7.0%
Common Shares 54.83
54.83
54.83
54.83
54.83
growth rate 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0%
Cash Flow Statement Jun '17 Sep '17 Dec '17 Mar '18 Jun '18
Capital Expenditures 52.38
60.04
46.10
49.15
53.93
growth rate 14.6% -23.2% 6.6% 9.7%
Cash Dividends 79.52
73.87
67.96
72.25
82.88
growth rate -7.1% -8.0% 6.3% 14.7%
Cash From OA 191.23
348.70
335.68
146.89
247.95
growth rate 82.3% -3.7% -56.2% 68.8%
Sale Purchase of Stock 0.72
0.19
20.16
59.00
28.13
growth rate -73.4% 10,456.5% 192.6% -52.3%
FCF 138.85
288.66
289.58
97.74
194.02
growth rate 107.9% 0.3% -66.3% 98.5%
Income Statement Jun '17 Sep '17 Dec '17 Mar '18 Jun '18
Sales 2,615.27
2,636.00
2,632.46
2,766.40
2,860.21
growth rate 0.8% -0.1% 5.1% 3.4%
Op.Income 290.68
293.84
286.56
342.87
359.28
growth rate 1.1% -2.5% 19.7% 4.8%
IBT 207.20
250.00
207.46
306.99
323.36
growth rate 20.7% -17.0% 48.0% 5.3%
Net Income 97.92
162.01
151.06
231.54
236.98
growth rate 65.5% -6.8% 53.3% 2.4%
EPS
growth rate
Gross Profit 1,039.96
1,017.66
1,031.72
1,091.37
1,112.29
growth rate -2.1% 1.4% 5.8% 1.9%
R&D
growth rate

Growth Grade & Financial Ratios

All financial ratios below are calculated based on latest annual statements available and present the most up to date snapshot of a company finances.

Growth Grade

Historical Growth Grade:

E (27.98)

YOY Growth Grade:

D (41.24)

Click on buttons above for detailed yearly growth rates.

Market Ratios

Profitability Ratios

Liquidity Ratios

Efficiency Ratios

Value Price

PE and EPS

Historical Current Forward
PE 20.33 20.26 15.31
EPS / Growth -0.1% 13.64 13.5%

Value Price & Investment Recovery Time

Read more about Stock2Own value price in Stock Market: Fundamental Analysis.

Equity Growth Rate: 1.0%

Estimates Pessimistic Moderate Optimistic My Numbers
Rate of Return 15.0%
MOS Price % 50 %
Future EPS Growth 1.0% 1.0% 1.0%
Future PE 2.00 12.55 12.55
Future EPS 15.06 15.06 15.06
Value Price
MOS %
7.45
-97.3%
46.71
-83.1%
46.71
-83.1%
MOS Price 3.72 23.36 23.36
IRT 18.37 18.37 18.37

Graham Number:

NOTE: The Graham Number applies only to certain types of stocks in combination with a number of other criteria.

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