Shares of W.W. Grainger (NYSE:GWW) saw an erosion of -0.97 points in recent session. During the trading, the value of each share was $221.51, dropping -0.43%. The shares saw high fund-flow as the composite value of all the upticks was $17.57 million and the total value of all the downticks was a mere $15.85 million. The net money flow was seen at $1.72 million and the up/down ratio was measured at 1.11. On a weekly basis the shares of the shares have recorded a change of -2.76%.The block trade which occurred today had $2.78 million in upticks and $0 million in downticks with the up/down ratio climbing to 0. $2.78 million was the net money flow of the block transaction.
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,The officer (Sr. VP, Inv Rel & Comm) of Grainger W W Inc, Brown Laura D sold 1,776 shares at $225.61 on May 31, 2016. The Insider selling transaction had a total value worth of $400,683. The Insider information was disclosed with the Securities and Exchange Commission in a Form 4 filing.
W.W. Grainger (NYSE:GWW) stock ended Monday session in the red zone in a volatile trading. The stock closed down 5.02 points or 2.26% at $217.45 with 739,747 shares getting traded. Post opening the session at $220.25, the shares hit an intraday low of $216.39 and an intraday high of $221.56 and the price was in this range throughout the day. The company has a market cap of $13,335 million and the number of outstanding shares have been calculated to be 61,322,179 shares. The 52-week high of W.W. Grainger (NYSE:GWW) is $246 and the 52-week low is $176.85.
Many analysts have stated their opinion on the company shares. In a research note released to the investors, Barclays maintains its rating on W.W. Grainger (NYSE:GWW).The analysts at the brokerage house have a current rating of Equal-weight on the shares. In a recent information released to the investors, Barclays raises the new price target from $182 per share to $211 per share. The rating by the firm was issued on April 18, 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.