Large Inflow of Money Witnessed in W.W. Grainger

W.W. Grainger (NYSE:GWW) witnessed a selling pressure and the shares last traded with a loss of -0.15 points or -0.07% at $222.68. Investors jumped in to buy the shares on weakness. The net money flow till latest update was calculated at $14.68 million with an inflow of $18.56 million in upticks and an outflow of $3.88 million in downticks. Using the data, the up/down ratio is found to be 4.79. The share price has recorded 0.52% on a weekly basis.A block trade of $12.94 million in uptick and $0 million in downtick was also observed, resulting in an up/down ratio of 0. The net money flow of the block trade stood at a $12.94, signaling heavy buying.


The stock has recorded a 20-day Moving Average of 1.02% and the 50-Day Moving Average is 2.25%. The company shares have dropped 9.2% in the past 52 Weeks. On June 24, 2015 The shares registered one year high of $246 and one year low was seen on January 20, 2016 at $176.85. The 50-day moving average is $226.77 and the 200 day moving average is recorded at $215.92. S&P 500 has rallied 1.93% during the last 52-weeks.

W.W. Grainger (NYSE:GWW): During Tuesdays trading session, Bulls were in full control of the stock right from the opening. The stock opened at $223.15 and $222.24 proved to be the low of the day. Continuous buying at higher levels pushed the stock towards an intraday high of $224.30. The buying momentum continued till the end and the stock did not give up its gains. It closed at $222.89, notching a gain of 0.03% for the day. The total traded volume was 403,512 . The stock had closed at $222.83 on the previous day.

Currently the company Insiders own 9.6% of W.W. Grainger shares according to the proxy statements. In the past twelve weeks, the net percent change held by company insiders has changed by -19.39% . Institutional Investors own 88.55% of W.W. Grainger shares. During last six month period, the net percent change held by insiders has seen a change of -19.26%. On the companys insider trading activities, According to the information disclosed by the Securities and Exchange Commission in a Form 4 filing, the officer (Sr. VP, Inv Rel & Comm) of Grainger W W Inc, Brown Laura D had sold 1,776 shares worth of $400,683 in a transaction dated May 31, 2016. In this transaction, 1,776 shares were sold at $225.61 per share.

W.W. Grainger, Inc. is a distributor of maintenance, repair and operating (MRO) supplies and other related products and services. The Company offers its products and services to businesses and institutions in the United States and Canada, with presence also in Europe, Asia and Latin America. It operates in two segments: the United States and Canada. The United States business offers a selection of maintenance, repair and operating supplies and other related products and services. Acklands – Grainger is a distributor of industrial and safety supplies that distributes tools, fasteners, safety supplies, instruments, welding and shop equipment, among others. Other businesses include Zoro, the single channel online business in the United States, and operations in Europe, Asia and Latin America. The Company provides customers with a range of options for finding and purchasing products, utilizing sales representatives, contact centers, direct marketing materials, catalogs and e-commerce.

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