WW Grainger Gets a Hold Rating from KeyBanc

By Jason Carr

In a report released yesterday, Steve Barger from KeyBanc reiterated a Hold rating on WW Grainger (NYSE: GWW). The company’s shares closed yesterday at $195.79.

According to TipRanks.com, Barger is a 5-star analyst with an average return of 18.7% and a 69.6% success rate. Barger covers the Industrial Goods sector, focusing on stocks such as Lincoln Electric Holdings, Federal Signal Corp, and Freightcar America.

WW Grainger has an analyst consensus of Hold, with a price target consensus of $194.88.

WW Grainger’s market cap is currently $11.16B and has a P/E ratio of 23.31. The company has a book value ratio of 6.3122.

Based on the recent corporate insider activity of 27 insiders, corporate insider sentiment is negative on the stock.

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W.W. Grainger, Inc. operates as a distributor of maintenance, repair and operating products. The company offers maintenance, repair and operating supplies and other related products and services through local branches, catalogs and the Internet.