W.W. Grainger (GWW) : On Tuesday, The money flowed into the W.W. Grainger (GWW) stock with an uptick to downtick ratio was recorded at 1.21. Transactions worth $48.26 million were done on upticks, confirming the buying interest in the stock. The outflow of money on downticks stood at $39.73 million. The total money flow into the stock was $8.53 million. The investors are using every small weakness in the stock to accumulate it, as can be seen in the $8.13 million of block transactions on upticks. The total money flow in block trades was $8.13 million. In terms of price action, W.W. Grainger (GWW) traded down $1.12 during the session at $230.44. Compared to the previous days closing, the stock was down only by -0.48%. For the week, the stock is -0.01%, over previous weeks closing.
The company Insiders own 9.6% of W.W. Grainger shares according to the proxy statements. Institutional Investors own 88.07% of W.W. Grainger shares. During last six month period, the net percent change held by insiders has seen a change of -19.26%. In an insider trading activity, The Securities and Exchange Commission has divulged that Brown Laura D, officer (Sr. VP, Inv Rel & Comm) of Grainger W W Inc, had unloaded 1,776 shares at an average price of $225.61 in a transaction dated on May 31, 2016. The total value of the transaction was worth $400,683.
Shares of W.W. Grainger, Inc. rose by 2.06% in the last five trading days and 3.58% for the last 4 weeks. W.W. Grainger, Inc. is up 0.89% in the last 3-month period. Year-to-Date the stock performance stands at 15.04%.
W.W. Grainger (NYSE:GWW): On Tuesdays trading session , Opening price of the stock was $228.29 with an intraday high of $231.65. The bears continued to sell at higher levels and eventually sold the stock down to an intraday low of $227.77. However, the stock managed to close at $230.44, a loss of 0.48% for the day. On the previous day, the stock had closed at $231.56. The total traded volume of the day was 701,411 shares.
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.