WW Grainger Stock Analysis, Valuation (NYSE:GWW)

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WW Grainger
Updated on : Feb 16, 2018
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GWW 266.7 (0%)
S&P 500 2732.2 (0%)
Closing Price On: Feb 16, 2018
stock rating
RATING: ★★★★★★★★★★ (0/5)
Industry :
Industrial Services
Sector :
Industrial Products
5 Quarter Revenue
Revenue Growth
2017-Q4
$billion
%
YOY GROWTH
Compared to the industry
Operating Profit
Operating Margin:
10.1%
Sector Average:
8.6%
5 Quarter Net Profit
Net Margins
2017-Q4
%
LTM Margin
Compared to the industry
Debt/Equity Ratio
Debt:
2.34B
Debt/Equity Ratio:
 1.28
Compared to the industry
Cash Flow
Operating cash flow:
$335.7M
Net Income:
$151.1M
Dividend Yield
GWW dividend yield:
1.9%
PROS      CONS
Operating Margins
Net Margins
Cash Flow
ROIC
ROE
FCF Margin
High Debt Burden
Rating: ★★★★★★★★★★ (0/5)
Relative Valuation
GWW PS :
1.4
Industry PS :
1.5
Sector:   Industrial Products.   *PE adjusted for one time items.
Other Metrics
Return on Invested Capital:
17.1%
Return on Equity:
31.2%
Free Cash Flow Margin:
11.4%
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WW Grainger Stock Analysis

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View the WW Grainger stock analysis video on Amigobulls. This video puts forward our latest analysis highlighting the pros and cons for GWW stock.

Note: Amigobulls stock rating is our opinion based on the historical performance of the company's fundamentals. It is not indicative of the future performance of the stock.

W W Grainger Inc Stock Rating 3.3/5

Amigobulls GWW stock analysis relies on business fundamentals such as WW Grainger revenue growth, profits and return on equity measures from the latest quarter 2017 Q4 earnings. WW Grainger valuation analysis is based on relative valuation multiples like PE ratio and price to sales ratio. Based on a company's historical fundamentals we arrive at WW Grainger stock rating which is indicative of the company's financial performance.

Should you buy GWW stock?

  • WW Grainger had a healthy average operating margin of 10.1% over the last 4 quarters.
  • LTM Net margins were good at 5.6% for WW Grainger.
  • The operating cash flow looks good at 2.2 times the net income.
  • WW Grainger's return on invested capital of 17.1% is good.
  • The LTM ROE of 31.2% for WW Grainger is attractive.
  • The company has a healthy free cash flow margin of 11.4%.

Should you sell GWW stock?

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Investors can use Amigobulls WW Grainger stock analysis as a tool to arrive at accurate conclusions regarding financial health of the company and its valuation. Company's fundamentals remain one of the key driver of GWW stock and helps investors in making good buy and sell decision.

Among the financials of the company, WW Grainger revenue growth along with the profit or net income give a clear picture of the financial health. Technical analysis comes in handy to check whether the market sentiment is in line with the fundamental picture of the company.