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Positions for Grainger W W Inc (NYSE:GWW)

In Q3 2018 Grainger W W Inc (NYSE:GWW) big money sentiment is 0.81, revealed SEC filings. So its the same 2018Q2’s as. only 207 investment managers increased and opened new holdings, while 256 cut down and sold stock positions in Grainger W W Inc so the sentiment is flat. These funds own 41.59 million shares, that’s down from 43.23 million shares in 2018Q2. Funds holding Grainger W W Inc in top 10 decreased from 8 to 7 for a decrease of 1. 28 Investors Sold All; 228 Reduced Holdings; 127 increased stakes while 80 investment managers bought stakes.

Significant Grainger W W Inc Investors

Mu Investments Co. Ltd. owns 24,800 shares in Grainger W W Inc as of Q3 2018. As of Q3 2018, 454,227 shares of Grainger W W Inc are owned by Coho Partners Ltd.. Fruth Investment Management reported 23,441 shares. The Oregon-based fund Orca Investment Management Llc have invested about 3.33% of the investment professional’s stock portfolio in Grainger W W Inc. The Guernsey-based fund Longview Partners (Guernsey) Ltd holds 1.71 million shares or 3.02% of their stocks portfolio.

W.W. Grainger, Inc. distributes maintenance, repair, and operating supplies; and other related services and products that are used by businesses and institutions in the United States, Canada, Europe, Asia, and Latin America.The firm is worth $15.72 billion. It operates through two divisions, U.S. and Canada.22.03 is the P/E ratio. The firm offers material handling equipment, safety and security supplies, lighting and electrical products, power and hand tools, pumps and plumbing supplies, cleaning and maintenance supplies, building and home inspection supplies, vehicle and fleet components, and various other products.

GWW is touching $279.13 during the last trading session, after increased 4.14%.W.W. Grainger, Inc. has volume of 529,475 shares. Since January 5, 2018 GWW has risen 28.36% and is uptrending. GWW outperformed the S&P500 by 28.36%.

Investors wait W.W. Grainger, Inc. (NYSE:GWW)’s quarterly earnings on January, 23., Faxor reports. Analysts expect change of 21.77 % or $0.64 from previous year’s $2.94 EPS compared to current’s $3.58 EPS. GWW’s profit could reach $201.63 million with 19.49 P/E in case $3.58 EPS is published. After $4.19 EPS was published previous quarter, analysts now see negative EPS growth of -14.56 % for W.W. Grainger, Inc..

Janney Montgomery Scott Ltd Liability Corporation invested in 0.02% or 7,896 shs. State Farm Mutual Automobile Insurance invested in 0.02% or 51,320 shs. State Board Of Administration Of Florida Retirement holds 68,774 shs. Hbk Sorce Advisory Ltd accumulated 0.08% or 1,881 shs. Cibc Ww Markets holds 0.03% of its capital in W.W. Grainger, Inc. (NYSE:GWW) for 16,636 shs. D E Shaw accumulated 16,895 shs or 0.01% of the stock. Sg Americas Limited reported 7,623 shs. Crawford Counsel stated it has 0.06% of its capital in W.W. Grainger, Inc. (NYSE:GWW). Dupont Cap Mgmt owns 23,528 shs. Silvercrest Asset Management Gp Ltd Llc invested in 746 shs or 0% of the stock. Granite Inv Ptnrs Ltd Liability Corporation has invested 0.11% in W.W. Grainger, Inc. (NYSE:GWW). 36,850 were accumulated by Nordea Inv Mgmt Ab. 20,597 were accumulated by Greatmark. Aqr Mgmt Ltd Liability Company holds 0.14% or 457,212 shs in its capital. Northstar Investment Advsr invested in 1,039 shs.

W.W. Grainger, Inc. had 3 insider sales and 0 insider purchases since July 30, 2018. This’s net activity of $6.40 million. Another trade for 1,534 shs valued at $518,784 was sold by Tapia Eric R. ANDERSON BRIAN P sold $360,177 worth of stock or 1,000 shs.

W.W. Grainger, Inc. (NYSE:GWW) Ratings Coverage

A total of 5 analysts rate W.W. Grainger (NYSE:GWW) as follows: 0 “Buy”, 5 “Hold” and 0 “Sell”. Тherefore 0 are bullish. (NYSE:GWW) has 7 ratings reports on 5 Jan 2019 according to StockzIntelligence. On Thursday, July 19 the rating was maintained by BMO Capital Markets with “Market Perform”. In Monday, July 16 report Gabelli downgraded the stock to “Hold” rating. On Thursday, August 30 UBS maintained W.W. Grainger, Inc. (NYSE:GWW) rating. UBS has “Neutral” rating and $365 target. On Thursday, July 19 the stock of W.W. Grainger, Inc. (NYSE:GWW) has “Neutral” rating given by UBS. The company rating was maintained by BMO Capital Markets on Wednesday, October 17. On Wednesday, August 22 Macquarie Research maintained W.W. Grainger, Inc. (NYSE:GWW) with “Neutral” rating.

More recent W.W. Grainger, Inc. (NYSE:GWW) news were brought out by, and The first one has “Why Grainger Stock Rose More Than 10% in November – The Motley Fool” as a title and was brought out on December 10, 2018. The next is “Benzinga’s Top Upgrades, Downgrades For December 11, 2018 – Benzinga” on December 11, 2018. And last was brought out on December 24, 2018, called “Why W.W. Grainger (GWW) is Poised to Beat Earnings Estimates Again –”.

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