Grainger W W Inc (NYSE:GWW) Q3 2018 Sentiment at [SentimentNumber]

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Grainger W W Inc’s Sentiment

“Big money sentiment for Grainger W W Inc (NYSE:GWW) in 2018 Q3 is 0.81, filings reveal. So its the same 2018Q2’s as. only 207 investment professionals increased and started new holdings, while 256 cut down and sold equity positions in Grainger W W Inc so the sentiment is neither positive nor negative. Funds own 41.59 million shares, down from 43.23 million shares in 2018Q2. Funds holding Grainger W W Inc in top 10 changed to 7 from 8 for a decrease of 1. 28 Investors Sold All; 228 Reduced Holdings; 127 increased stakes while 80 investment professionals 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. As of 2018 Q3, 454,227 shares of Grainger W W Inc are owned by Coho Partners Ltd.. 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 fund 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 valued at $16.47 billion. It operates through two divisions, U.S. and Canada.21.48 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.

The stock decreased 0.44% or $1.29 during the last trading session, touching $294.79.Currently W.W. Grainger, Inc. is uptrending after 28.36% change in last January 31, 2018. GWW has also 435,260 shares volume. GWW outperformed by 28.36% the S&P 500.

Moreover, Renaissance Technology Ltd has 0.06% invested in W.W. Grainger, Inc. (NYSE:GWW) for 175,200 shs. Comerica Securities invested in 0.08% or 1,814 shs. Reliance Tru Of Delaware invested 0.13% in W.W. Grainger, Inc. (NYSE:GWW). Horizon Kinetics Lc stated it has 2,954 shs. King Luther Capital holds 0.01% in W.W. Grainger, Inc. (NYSE:GWW) or 2,361 shs. Burney invested in 0.02% or 705 shs. Aperio Group Ltd Liability Corp has 45,390 shs. Tobam holds 2.32% or 151,883 shs. Jpmorgan Chase And reported 0.05% in W.W. Grainger, Inc. (NYSE:GWW). Prio Wealth Lp holds 0.56% or 34,264 shs in its capital. Suntrust Banks owns 3,116 shs. Acropolis Invest Ltd Llc invested 0.08% of its capital in W.W. Grainger, Inc. (NYSE:GWW). Amp invested 0.09% of its capital in W.W. Grainger, Inc. (NYSE:GWW). Everence Cap Mngmt Inc has invested 0.14% in W.W. Grainger, Inc. (NYSE:GWW). Metropolitan Life Company reported 0.06% of its capital in W.W. Grainger, Inc. (NYSE:GWW).

W.W. Grainger, Inc. had 2 selling transactions and 0 buys since July 30, 2018. This’s net activity of $5.88 million. On Wednesday, August 22 HOWARD JOHN L sold $5.52 million worth of W.W. Grainger, Inc. (NYSE:GWW) or 14,990 shs. ANDERSON BRIAN P sold $360,177 worth of W.W. Grainger, Inc. (NYSE:GWW) or 1,000 shs on Thursday, August 16.

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

In total 4 analysts cover W.W. Grainger (NYSE:GWW). “Buy” rating has 1, “Sell” are 0, while 3 are “Hold”. 25% are bullish. 5 are the (NYSE:GWW)’s analyst reports since August 22, 2018 according to StockzIntelligence Inc. The stock rating was upgraded by Macquarie Research to “Outperform” on Tuesday, January 15. On Wednesday, August 22 the rating was maintained by Macquarie Research with “Neutral”. In Wednesday, October 17 report BMO Capital Markets maintained it with “Market Perform” rating and $330 target. On Thursday, August 30 the company was maintained by UBS.

For more W.W. Grainger, Inc. (NYSE:GWW) news brought out recently go to:,,, or The titles are as follows: “7 Amazon Proof Stocks to Buy –” brought out on October 19, 2018, “W.W. Grainger Is Up Over 10% Today – Is It Still A Buy? – Seeking Alpha” on October 17, 2017, “W.W. Grainger And The Amazon Effect – Seeking Alpha” with a publish date: May 14, 2017, “More on W.W. Grainger’s Q4 mixed results – Seeking Alpha” and the last “Grainger: Getting It Done (For Less) – Seeking Alpha” with publication date: August 29, 2017.

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