By Invest For Freedom : When thinking of companies with a wide moat or margin of safety that would make it difficult for another company to replicate its business model, most would think of companies such as Coca-Cola ( KO ) or railroad CSX Corporation ( CSX ) to name a couple. It would be ...
distribution purchases. As a result, Anixter's gross margins averaged 20% during the last decade, roughly half of Grainger's GWW and Fastenal's FAST gross margins. We expect electrical business will dominate Anixter's portfolio during the coming decade
By Bill Gunderson : One of the largest holdings at Gunderson Capital Mgt. continues to be WW Grainger Inc. ( GWW ). Here is the reason why ... (Click to enlarge) Data from Best Stocks Now app The Lake Forest, Illinois large-cap company
Shares of W . W . Grainger ( GWW -1.7% ) take a step back after rallying Tuesday on the company's upbeat guidance as Longbow downgrades the stock to Neutral from Buy. Post your comment!
Shares of W . W . Grainger ( GWW +7.2% ) are up handily after this morning's earnings beat as the company guides higher on the low end for FY2013 revenue and EPS. GWW "now expects 5-9% sales growth and EPS of $11.30-12.00
Narrow-moat W . W . Grainger GWW reported record earnings per share for its 2013 first quarter. This strong performance allowed the firm to raise the low end of
Grainger's management is taking an aggressive approach to consolidating the industry. Although consolidation should ultimately benefit Grainger, we believe it introduces overpayment risk that may transfer value to the acquired firms' shareholders.The industrial distributors have minor footprints in
W . W . Grainger ( GWW ): Q1 EPS of $2.94 beats by $0.20 . Revenue of $2.3B (+4% Y/Y) misses by $0.01B . ( PR ) Post your comment!
Good morning and welcome to the W . W . Grainger , Inc. Q1 2013 Earnings Conference Call. Hello, this is Laura Brown, Senior Vice President of Communications and Investor Relations
size advantage over smaller rivals, the company faces staunch competition from large rivals like Fastenal FAST and Grainger GWW . Although the large distributors specialize in different offerings, we believe they each benefit from similar scale efficiencies