Grainger W W Inc (NYSE:GWW) Big Money Sentiment at [SentimentNumber] on 11 Jan 2019

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“Big money” Positions

In 2018 Q3 Grainger W W Inc (NYSE:GWW) big money sentiment is 0.81, according to Securities and Exchange Commission filings. That’s the same 2018Q2’s as. only 207 funds opened new or increased positions, while 256 sold and decreased their holdings in Grainger W W Inc so the sentiment is neither positive nor negative. 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 funds bought stakes.

Largest Grainger W W Inc Investors

Mu Investments Co. Ltd. owns 24,800 shares in Grainger W W Inc as of 2018 Q3. Grainger W W Inc’s shareholder Coho Partners Ltd. owns 454,227 shares as of 2018 Q3. Fruth Investment Management reported 23,441 shares. Orca Investment Management Llc revealed 9,292 shares position in Grainger W W Inc. The Guernsey-based fund Longview Partners (Guernsey) Ltd holds 1.71 million shares or 3.02% of their US long stock exposure.

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 company has $15.93 billion market cap. It operates through two divisions, U.S. and Canada.The P/E ratio is 22.32. 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 reaching $282.78 during the last trading session, after decreased 0.60%.Currently W.W. Grainger, Inc. is uptrending after 28.36% change in last January 11, 2018. GWW has also 93,675 shares volume. GWW outperformed the S&P500 by 28.36%.

On January, 24 is awaited W.W. Grainger, Inc. (NYSE:GWW)’s earnings report, according to RTT. Analysts predict $3.58 earnings per share, which is $0.64 up or 21.77 % from 2018’s $2.94 earnings per share. In case of $3.58 earnings per share GWW’s profit could reach $201.62 million. After $4.19 EPS report last quarter, Wall Street now forecasts -14.56 % negative EPS growth of W.W. Grainger, Inc..

81,306 are owned by Century Companies. 85 are held by Loring Wolcott & Coolidge Fiduciary Llp Ma. Brown Brothers Harriman Communication stated it has 0.03% of its capital in W.W. Grainger, Inc. (NYSE:GWW). First Trust Ltd Partnership has invested 0.06% in W.W. Grainger, Inc. (NYSE:GWW). Kistler owns 50 shs or 0.01% of their US capital. Arrow Financial stated it has 0.01% of its capital in W.W. Grainger, Inc. (NYSE:GWW). Davenport & Limited Co accumulated 949 shs or 0% of the stock. Ubs Asset Management Americas has invested 0% in W.W. Grainger, Inc. (NYSE:GWW). Citigroup Inc has invested 0.03% of its capital in W.W. Grainger, Inc. (NYSE:GWW). The United Kingdom-based Gsa Capital Prtnrs Ltd Liability Partnership has invested 0.02% in W.W. Grainger, Inc. (NYSE:GWW). Tudor Inv Et Al holds 0.13% in W.W. Grainger, Inc. (NYSE:GWW) or 13,966 shs. 1.79 million were reported by Fmr Ltd Liability Co. Monarch Management holds 0.19% of its capital in W.W. Grainger, Inc. (NYSE:GWW) for 1,482 shs. 4,889 were accumulated by Livforsakringsbolaget Skandia Omsesidigt. Schwab Charles Inv accumulated 197,838 shs or 0.05% of the stock.

W.W. Grainger, Inc. registered $6.40 million net activity with 0 buys and 3 sales since July 30, 2018. $5.52 million worth of W.W. Grainger, Inc. (NYSE:GWW) was sold by HOWARD JOHN L. Tapia Eric R sold $518,784 worth of stock.

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

Total analysts of 5 have positions in W.W. Grainger (NYSE:GWW) as follows: 0 rated it a “Buy”, 0 with “Sell” and 5 with “Hold”. The positive are 0. Since July 16, 2018 according to StockzIntelligence Inc W.W. Grainger has 7 analyst reports. On Monday, July 16 Gabelli downgraded W.W. Grainger, Inc. (NYSE:GWW) to “Hold” rating. On Wednesday, August 22 the firm has “Neutral” rating by Macquarie Research given. On Thursday, August 30 the stock has “Neutral” rating by UBS. On Thursday, July 19 the rating was maintained by BMO Capital Markets with “Market Perform”. In Thursday, July 19 report UBS upgraded the stock to “Neutral” rating. On Wednesday, October 17 the firm earned “Market Perform” rating by BMO Capital Markets.

Another two news for W.W. Grainger, Inc. (NYSE:GWW) were briefly published by: Finance.Yahoo.com on March 03, 2018 with title “Should You Buy WW. Grainger Inc. (NYSE:GWW) At $255.3? – Yahoo Finance”. The other Seekingalpha.com‘s article was titled “Dividend Champion Spotlight: W.W. Grainger, Inc. – Seeking Alpha” and published on November 21, 2018.

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