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W W Grainger Inc (GWW.N)

GWW.N on New York Stock Exchange

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26 May 2017
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W W Grainger says issued $400 million of 4.20% senior notes due 2047
Monday, 22 May 2017 12:54pm EDT 

May 22 (Reuters) - W W Grainger Inc :On May 22, 2017, co issued $400 million of its 4.20% senior notes due 2047 upon completion of a public offering - SEC filing.Notes are senior unsecured obligations of company and will mature on May 15, 2047- sec filing.Interest on notes is payable semi-annually on May 15 and November 15, beginning on November 15, 2017.  Full Article

W W Grainger announces offering of $400 mln aggregate principal amount
Wednesday, 17 May 2017 06:19am EDT 

May 17 (Reuters) - W W Grainger Inc -:W W Grainger Inc - offering $400 million aggregate principal amount of 4.20% senior notes due 2047 - sec filing.W W Grainger - interest on notes payable semi-annually in arrears on May 15, Nov 15 of each year, beginning on Nov 15, 2017; notes to mature on May 15, 2047.  Full Article

W.W. Grainger increases quarterly dividend by 5 percent
Wednesday, 26 Apr 2017 11:30am EDT 

April 26 (Reuters) - W.W. Grainger Inc ::Grainger increases quarterly dividend by 5 percent.Increases quarterly cash dividend by 5 percent to $1.28 per share.  Full Article

W W Grainger Inc Q1 earnings per share $2.93
Tuesday, 18 Apr 2017 08:00am EDT 

April 18 (Reuters) - W W Grainger Inc :Grainger reports results for the 2017 first quarter.Q1 sales $2.5 billion versus I/B/E/S view $2.56 billion.Q1 earnings per share $2.93.Q1 adjusted earnings per share $2.88.Q1 earnings per share view $2.98 -- Thomson Reuters I/B/E/S.W W Grainger inc says pulling forward remaining pricing actions originally scheduled for 2018 into Q3 of this year.Says company lowered its 2017 sales and earnings per share guidance for year.W W Grainger Inc - now expects sales growth of 1 to 4 percent and earnings per share of $10.00 to $11.30 for 2017.FY2017 earnings per share view $11.85, revenue view $10.50 billion -- Thomson Reuters I/B/E/S.  Full Article

W W GRAINGER SETS QUARTERLY CASH DIVIDEND OF $1.22PER SHARE
Wednesday, 25 Jan 2017 11:09am EST 

W W Grainger Inc :SETS QUARTERLY CASH DIVIDEND OF $1.22 PER SHARE.  Full Article

Grainger Q4 earnings per share $1.01
Wednesday, 25 Jan 2017 07:30am EST 

W W Grainger Inc : Grainger reports results for year ended december 31, 2016 . Q4 earnings per share $1.01 . Q4 sales $2.5 billion versus I/B/E/S view $2.46 billion . Q4 earnings per share view $2.36 -- Thomson Reuters I/B/E/S . Reaffirms FY 2017 earnings per share view $11.30 to $12.40 . Sees FY 2017 sales up 2 to 6 percent .Fy2017 earnings per share view $11.84 -- Thomson Reuters I/B/E/S.  Full Article

Grainger reported July 2016 sales results
Thursday, 11 Aug 2016 08:00am EDT 

W W Grainger Inc : Grainger reports July 2016 sales results .Company daily sales increased 3 percent in July of 2016 versus July of 2015.  Full Article

Grainger Q2 earnings per share $2.79
Tuesday, 19 Jul 2016 07:30am EDT 

W W Grainger Inc : Company also revised its 2016 sales and earnings per share guidance . Grainger reports results for the 2016 second quarter . Q2 sales $2.6 billion versus I/B/E/S view $2.58 billion . Q2 earnings per share $2.79 . Q2 earnings per share view $3.16 -- Thomson Reuters I/B/E/S . Sees FY 2016 earnings per share $11.20 to $12.20 . Q2 adjusted earnings per share $2.89 . Expects 2016 sales growth of 1 to 4 percent . "Canadian business continued to be affected by low oil prices, fires in Fort McMurray and unfavorable foreign exchange" . Quarter included $6 million of restructuring costs for u.s. Segment .FY2016 earnings per share view $11.94, revenue view $10.23 billion -- Thomson Reuters I/B/E/S.  Full Article

Grainger daily sales up 1 pct in May versus May, 2015
Monday, 13 Jun 2016 08:00am EDT 

W W Grainger Inc : Company daily sales increased 1 percent in may of 2016 versus may of 2015. . Company daily sales increased 1 percent in may of 2016 versus may of 2015. . Excluding acquisitions, may organic daily sales were down 3 percent . Excluding acquisitions, organic daily sales included 1 percent point negative impact from wildfires in alberta .Grainger reports may 2016 sales results.  Full Article

Grainger says April daily sales rose 4 pct
Thursday, 12 May 2016 08:15am EDT 

W W Grainger Inc : Says company daily sales increased 4 percent in April of 2016 versus April of 2015 . Says sales growth included a 4 percentage point contribution from Cromwell Group .Grainger reports april 2016 sales results.  Full Article

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* W W Grainger Inc - offering $400 million aggregate principal amount of 4.20% senior notes due 2047 - sec filing