|07/18/18||Grainger Reports Results For The 2018 Second Quarter|
|Raises Sales Guidance to 5.5% to 8.5% and EPS Guidance to $15.05 to $16.05
- Sales of $2.9 billion, up 9.4 percent
- Reported operating earnings of $344 million, up 50 percent; adjusted operating earnings of $359 million, up 23 percent
- Reported operating margin of 12.0 percent, up 320 basis points; adjusted operating margin of 12.6 percent, up 150 basis points
- Reported EPS of $4.16, up 149 percent; adjusted EPS of $4.37, up 59 percent
CHICAGO, July 18, 201... |
|07/11/18||Grainger Receives High Score on the 2018 Disability Equality Index|
|For the Second Straight Year, Grainger is Named One of the DEI "Best Places to Work for Disability Inclusion"
CHICAGO, July 11, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- Grainger (NYSE: GWW), the leading broad line supplier of maintenance, repair and operating (MRO) products serving businesses and institutions, is recognized as a top-scoring company and one of the "Best Places to Work for Disability Inclusion" on the 2018 Disability Equality Index® (DEI) for the second straight year.
The DEI is a joint ini... |
|06/06/18||Grainger Marks 2018 Hurricane Season with Emergency Preparation Tips for Businesses|
|CHICAGO, June 6, 2018 – Grainger (NYSE: GWW), the leading broad line supplier of maintenance, repair and operating (MRO) products serving businesses and institutions, marks the start of the 2018 Atlantic hurricane season with tips on how businesses can prepare for a potential disaster. The hurricane season – which officially began June 1 and lasts through Nov. 30 – is predicted by Colorado State University hurricane researchers to be slightly above average, following an active 2017 season.... |
|05/30/18||Grainger's Head Of Communications And Investor Relations To Retire|
|Laura Brown Caps Off a Successful Career at Grainger
CHICAGO, May 30, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- Grainger (NYSE: GWW), the leading broad line supplier of maintenance, repair and operating (MRO) products serving businesses and institutions, today announced that Laura Brown, Senior Vice President, Communications and Investor Relations, will retire from Grainger, effective July 1, 2018.
Brown began her very successful Grainger career in 2000, as Vice President, Internet Business Analysis and Suppli... |
|05/17/18||Grainger To Present At Upcoming Investor Conferences|
|CHICAGO, May 17, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- Grainger (NYSE: GWW), the leading broad line supplier of maintenance, repair and operating (MRO) products serving businesses and institutions, today announced plans to participate in the following investor conferences during the 2018 second quarter.
May 23, 2018, at 10:00 a.m. EDT, D.G. Macpherson, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, will present at the Electrical Products Group Conference in Longboat Key, Fla.
June 13, 2018, at 8:40 a.m. CDT, ... |
|04/26/18||Folds of Honor Receives $50,000 Donation from Grainger for Higher Education Scholarships|
|Proceeds from Grainger merchandise sales at the 2018 Grainger Show to be put toward education for military families
OWASSO, Okla., April 26, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- Folds of Honor, the nonprofit organization that provides educational scholarships to families of fallen and disabled service members, is pleased to announce that it is the recipient of $50,000 from Grainger (NYSE: GWW), North America's leading broad line supplier of maintenance, repair and operating products, to be put toward its Hig... |
|04/25/18||Grainger's Shareholders Elect 11 Directors And Other Meeting Highlights|
|CHICAGO, April 25, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- Grainger (NYSE: GWW) held its annual shareholder meeting in Lake Forest, Ill., today. Chairman and CEO DG Macpherson provided an update on the state of the business and offered a recap of 2017 full year and 2018 first quarter performance. A copy of the speech is available at www.grainger.com/investor.
Shareholders elected the following 11 directors:
Rodney C. Adkins
Beatriz R. Perez
Brian P. Anderson
|04/25/18||Grainger Increases Quarterly Dividend By 6.3 Percent|
|CHICAGO, April 25, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- W.W. Grainger, Inc. (NYSE: GWW) announced today that its board of directors voted to raise the quarterly cash dividend by 6.3 percent to $1.36 per share payable on June 1, 2018, to shareholders of record on May 14, 2018. Grainger has delivered 47 consecutive years of increased dividends.
"Our consistent history of increasing the dividend illustrates our confidence in our strategy and our focus on managing the business for the long term while creating v... |
|04/19/18||Grainger Reports Results For The 2018 First Quarter|
|Raises Sales Guidance to 5% to 8% and EPS Guidance to $14.30 to $15.30
- Sales of $2.8 billion, up 9 percent
- Reported EPS of $4.07, up 39 percent
- Adjusted EPS of $4.18, up 45 percent
CHICAGO, April 19, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- Grainger (NYSE: GWW) today reported results for the 2018 first quarter ended March 31, 2018. Sales of $2.8 billion increased 9 percent versus $2.5 billion in the first quarter of 2017. There were 64 selling days in the 2018 first quarter, t... |