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W W Grainger Inc (GWW.N)

GWW.N on New York Stock Exchange

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19 Sep 2017
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Grainger announces retirement of Jim Ryan as board chairman
Wednesday, 2 Aug 2017 09:00am EDT 

Aug 2 (Reuters) - W W Grainger Inc :Grainger announces retirement of Jim Ryan as board chairman.W W Grainger Inc - ‍board of directors has named DG Macpherson, Grainger CEO, to assume additional role of chairman​.  Full Article

W W Grainger sets quarterly cash dividend of $1.28per share
Wednesday, 26 Jul 2017 12:17pm EDT 

July 26 (Reuters) - W W Grainger Inc :Sets quarterly cash dividend of $1.28per share.  Full Article

Grainger reports second quarter results
Wednesday, 19 Jul 2017 08:01am EDT 

July 19 (Reuters) - W.W.Grainger Inc :Grainger reports results for the 2017 second quarter.Q2 earnings per share $1.67.Q2 sales $2.6 billion versus I/B/E/S view $2.63 billion.Q2 earnings per share view $2.65 -- Thomson Reuters I/B/E/S.Q2 adjusted earnings per share $2.74.W W Grainger Inc - reiterated its 2017 sales and earnings per share guidance of sales growth of 1 to 4 percent.W W Grainger Inc -"‍Q2 was in line with our expectations"​.W W Grainger Inc - ‍reiterated its 2017 sales and earnings per share guidance of sales growth of 1 to 4 percent and adjusted earnings per share of $10.00 to $11.30​.W W Grainger Inc - reiterated its 2017 adjusted earnings per share of $10.00 to $11.30.W W Grainger Inc qtrly ‍reported EPS of $1.67 reflects $1.07 per share of charges primarily from streamlining "unprofitable businesses"​.W W Grainger Inc - Canadian business announced plans to close 59 branches in 2017 as part of restructuring to return to profitable growth.FY2017 earnings per share view $10.36, revenue view $10.38 billion -- Thomson Reuters I/B/E/S.W W Grainger Inc - company also announced wind-down of its business in Colombia.W W Grainger Inc - Ron Jadin, senior vice president and chief financial officer announced today that he will be retiring at year-end.W W Grainger Inc - an external search has been launched to identify Ron Jadin successor.W W Grainger Inc - 2017 Q2 contained $20 million of restructuring charges related to facility and headcount reductions.  Full Article

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

BRIEF-W W Grainger says board decreased number of directors to 10 related to James Ryan's retirement

* Board decreased number of directors to 10 related to James Ryan's retirement - SEC filing Source text (http://bit.ly/2w6Ixv6) Further company coverage: