Grainger W W Inc (GWW): Laura D Brown , Sr. VP, Inv Rel & Comm of Grainger W W Inc sold 1,776 shares on May 31, 2016. The Insider selling transaction was reported by the company on May 31, 2016 to the Securities and Exchange Commission. The shares were sold at $225.61 per share for a total value of $400,683.38 , the company said in a SEC Form 4 Filing.
Other Insider transactions have been reported by the company according to SEC Form 4, on Apr 18, 2016, Joseph C High (Sr. VP & Chief People Officer) sold 2,221 shares at $235.33 per share price.On Mar 4, 2016, Laura D Brown (Sr. VP, Inv Rel & Comm) sold 242 shares at $219.00 per share price.Also, On Feb 23, 2016, William Lomax (Vice President and Controller) sold 3,069 shares at $221.69 per share price.On Dec 3, 2015, John L Howard (Sr. VP and General Counsel) sold 3,885 shares at $201.41 per share price.
Shares of W W Grainger Inc (GWW) ended Friday, May 27, 2016 session in red amid volatile trading. The shares closed down -1.64 points or -0.72% at $225.88 with 3,99,021 shares getting traded. Post opening the session at $227.95, the shares hit an intraday low of $225.17 and an intraday high of $228.255 and the price vacillated in this range throughout the day. The company has a market cap of $13,851 M and the number of outstanding shares has been calculated to be 6,13,22,179 shares. The 52-week high of W W Grainger Inc is $246.04 and the 52-week low is $176.85.
Company has been under the radar of several Street Analysts.W W Grainger Inc is Reiterated by RBC Capital Mkts to Underperform and the brokerage firm has raised the Price Target to $ 193 from a previous price target of $180 .The Rating was issued on Apr 19, 2016.W W Grainger Inc is Downgraded by Stifel to Hold. Earlier the firm had a rating of Buy on the company shares. The Rating was issued on Apr 1, 2016.W W Grainger Inc is Initiated by Sterne Agee CRT to Buy. The Rating was issued on Mar 22, 2016.W W Grainger Inc is Reiterated by Stifel to Buy and the brokerage firm has raised the Price Target to $ 251 from a previous price target of $238 .The Rating was issued on Mar 8, 2016.
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.