Narrow-moat rated W . W . Grainger GWW reported record results for the second quarter of 2013, besting its record performance in the first quarter. Management narrowed
Industrial couldn't meet those. I think it's early to worry about competitive share loss to Amazon ( AMZN ), Grainger ( GWW ), and/or Fastenal ( FAST ). Likewise, management deserves more time to prove that its Barnes acquisition (now known as
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W . W . Grainger ( GWW +0.1% ) announces it will build a new distribution center in New Jersey. The company says the 1.3M square-foot facility will help it meet demand for its products in the Northeast. Post your comment!
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approved a 7% increase in the quarterly dividend to 57.50 cents /share. The company's peer group includes W . W . Grainger ( GWW ), Autozone ( AZO ) and Advanced Auto Parts ( AAP ). Over the past decade this dividend growth stock has delivered
Ryan, his top lieutenants, and directors owning $277 million in company shares. Headquartered in Lake Forest, Ill., W . W . Grainger distributes maintenance, repair, and operating supplies to an industrial-oriented customer base. One third of sales are
Narrow-moat-rated W . W . Grainger reported modestly below-consensus third-quarter earnings that were negatively affected by foreign currency translation and
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On Monday, W . W . Grainger GWW reported third-quarter results, with sales and operating profits up 6% and 11%, respectively, from the year-ago period