Key Developments: W W Grainger Inc (GWW)

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W W Grainger Inc gives Q4 2014, FY 2015 revenue outlook; EPS outlook in line with analysts' estimates; reaffirms FY 2014 outlook
Wednesday, 12 Nov 2014 01:47pm EST 

W W Grainger Inc;:Expects Q4 2014 sales to increase 4 to 5.5 pct.Expects Q4 2014 earnings per share of $2.75 to $2.85.Reiterated FY 2014 sales growth forecast of 5 to 5.5 pct and earnings per share guidance of $12.20 to $12.30.Expects FY 2015 sales growth of 5 to 9 pct.Expects FY 2015 earnings per share of $12.90 to $13.80.Reported revenue of $9.437 bln in FY 2013.Q4 2014 revenue of $2.497 bln, EPS of $2.83 - Thomson Reuters I/B/E/S.FY 2014 revenue of $9.955 bln, EPS of $12.26 - Thomson Reuters I/B/E/S.FY 2015 revenue of $10.659 bln, EPS of $13.67 - Thomson Reuters I/B/E/S.  Full Article

W W Grainger declares quarterly dividend
Wednesday, 29 Oct 2014 12:10pm EDT 

W W Grainger Inc:Declares a cash dividend of $1.08 per share payable on Dec. 1, to shareholders of record on Nov. 10.  Full Article

W W Grainger Inc reaffirms FY 2014 outlook
Thursday, 16 Oct 2014 07:30am EDT 

W W Grainger Inc:Now expects FY 2014 5 to 7 Pct sales growth.FY 2014 earnings per share of $12.20 to $12.60.Reported FY 2013 revenue of $9.44 bln.FY 2014 revenue of $10 bln and EPS of $12.44 - Thomson Reuters I/B/E/S.  Full Article

W.W. Grainger Inc's Acklands-Grainger Inc completes acquisition of WFS Enterprises Inc
Tuesday, 2 Sep 2014 04:05pm EDT 

W.W. Grainger Inc:Says its Acklands-Grainger Inc., completed its acquisition of WFS Enterprises Inc. (WFS), a distributor of tools and supplies to industrial markets in Southern Ontario and select U.S. locations.  Full Article

W.W. Grainger Inc declares quarterly dividend
Wednesday, 30 Jul 2014 10:36am EDT 

W.W. Grainger Inc:Declared a cash dividend of $1.08 per share payable on Sept. 1 to shareholders of record on Aug. 11.  Full Article

W.W. Grainger subsidiary announces agreement to acquire WFS Enterprises
Monday, 21 Jul 2014 07:45am EDT 

W W Grainger Inc:Says Acklands-Grainger to acquire WFS Enterprises Inc, a distributor of tools and supplies to industrial markets in Southern Ontario and select U.S. locations.Acquisition is expected to be accretive in the first calendar year of operations.Terms of the transaction were not disclosed.  Full Article

W W Grainger Inc lowers high end of prior FY 2014 revenue guidance; narrows FY 2014 EPS guidance
Thursday, 17 Jul 2014 07:30am EDT 

W W Grainger Inc:Revises FY 2014 guidance.Expects FY 2014 5 to 7 percent sales growth.FY 2014 EPS in the range of $12.20 to $12.60, excluding the $0.15 per share charge for the retirement plan transition.Earlier guidance was of 5 to 9 percent sales growth and EPS of $12.10 to $12.85 issued on Jan. 24.Reported FY 2013 revenue of $9.437 bln.FY 2014 revenue of $10.076 bln and EPS of $12.60 - Thomson Reuters I/B/E/S.  Full Article

W W Grainger Inc increases quarterly dividend by 16 pct and replenishes share repurchase authorization
Wednesday, 30 Apr 2014 11:30am EDT 

W W Grainger Inc:Says that its board of directors voted to raise the quarterly cash dividend by 16 percent to $1.08 per share.Payable on June 1, to shareholders of record on May 12.Authorized the purchase of up to 10 million shares of the company's outstanding common stock.  Full Article

W W Grainger Inc reiterates FY 2014 guidance
Wednesday, 16 Apr 2014 07:30am EDT 

W W Grainger Inc:Reiterated FY 2014 guidance of 5 to 9 pct sales growth and earnings per share of $12.10 to $12.85.FY 2014 revenue of $10.08 bln and EPS of $12.63 - Thomson Reuters I/B/E/S.  Full Article

W W Grainger Inc declares quarterly dividend
Wednesday, 29 Jan 2014 09:48am EST 

W W Grainger Inc:Says its board of directors has declared a cash dividend of $0.93 per share.Says the dividend is payable on Ma. 1, to shareholders of record on Feb. 10.  Full Article

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