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    1. Grainger Reports Record 2Q Earnings

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      Mon, 17 Jul 2017

      Narrow-moat rated W . W . Grainger GWW reported record results for the ..... will continue in future periods. Grainger eked out another 20 basis points ..... increase 70 basis points to 14.7%. Grainger expects sales growth of between

    2. BRIEF- Grainger says may take legal action against Clifden

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      Tue, 10 Mar 2015

      * Most appropriate course of action is to undertake enforcement and exercise its security and rights, which include security over Eril's share capital

    3. Same Story in Grainger's 4Q: Solid U.S. Revenue and Margins Offset by Foreign Headwinds

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      Mon, 26 Jan 2015

      Grainger 's fourth quarter reflected attractive ..... decline 280 basis points to 0.1%. Grainger has historically done little currency ..... flow declined 19% to $599 million as Grainger increased capital spending to acquire

    4. Grainger Investor Day Emphasizes Business Simplification and a Successful E-Commerce Strategy

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      Thu, 13 Nov 2014

      Grainger held its annual analyst meeting on Nov ..... described as “boring is beautiful." Grainger reaffirmed its 2014 outlook for $12.20 ..... industrial distributor that is 51% owned by Grainger ), and Zoro (an online industrial distributor

    5. Grainger Reports a Solid Third Quarter, Despite Canadian Headwinds; Maintaining $264 FVE

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      Thu, 16 Oct 2014

      estimate for industrial distributor W . W . Grainger . The third-quarter report reflected ..... taxes and currency headwinds. Grainger ’s 2014 sales growth outlook was ..... Our modest downward revisions in Grainger ’s earnings outlook were roughly

    6. 10 High-Conviction Purchases by the Ultimate Stock-Pickers

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      Tue, 19 Aug 2014

      quarter--Schlumberger, Thermo Fisher Scientific, and W . W . Grainger . Oilfield services company Schlumberger has embraced the ..... drive acceleration in revenue and earnings growth for W . W . Grainger , a distributor of maintenance, repair, and operating

    7. 2 Wide-Moat Companies That Deliver the Goods

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      Thu, 31 Jul 2014

      Webb: Today, I'd like to highlight Grainger and [TICKER:FAST] Fastenal, two ..... relationships with thousands of suppliers. Grainger and [TICKER:FAST] Fastenal have both ..... need a salesforce; instead, they use Grainger or [TICKER:FAST] Fastenal. Currently

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      Kwame Webb: Today, I'd like to highlight Grainger and [TICKER:FAST] Fastenal, two wide moat-rated industrial distribution companies. Industrial distributors are similar to general merchandise stores, except they sell exclusively to businesses
      use an industrial distributor than to maintain relationships with thousands of suppliers. Grainger and [TICKER:FAST] Fastenal have both been beneficiaries of this secular trend. As we think about these companies, they enjoy two moat sources, the
      suppliers have realized that they don't need a salesforce; instead, they use Grainger or [TICKER:FAST] Fastenal. Currently, both stocks have a 3-star rating [from the Morningstar Rating for stocks]. However, Grainger trades at the larger discount to our fair value estimate. And at this time, we believe it's more attractively valued.
    8. Grainger Modestly Lowers 2014 Outlook on Weak Canadian Operating Environment

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      Thu, 17 Jul 2014

      Wide-moat Grainger reported a second quarter characterized by modest revenue growth and ..... reduce our fair value estimate to $264 per share from $270. We believe Grainger 's business is solidly positioned for the long term, and our wide

    9. Grainger's Recent Innovation Discussion Reinforces Our Wide Moat Rating

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      Thu, 22 May 2014

      featured Court Carruthers, president of Grainger ’s Americas division. AKTA is a Chicago ..... successfully entered the digital realm. Grainger ’s attendance at this little-publicized ..... Amazon is a formidable competitor that Grainger does not underestimate, but Carruthers

    10. Grainger Reports 1Q Results

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      Wed, 16 Apr 2014

      Wide-moat Grainger generated a noisy first quarter. Sales ..... 18% excluding currency translation. Grainger 's other foreign operating income was ..... because of recent exchange rate changes. Grainger continues to return cash to shareholders

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