Analysts are on the Bearish side about W.W. Grainger, Inc. (NYSE:GWW) this week.

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Investors sentiment increased to 0.92 in 2019 Q1. Its up 0.18, from 0.74 in 2018Q4. It improved, as 31 investors sold W.W. Grainger, Inc. shares while 190 reduced holdings. 70 funds opened positions while 133 raised stakes. 43.13 million shares or 6.27% less from 46.01 million shares in 2018Q4 were reported.
Hbk Sorce Advisory Limited Liability Corporation owns 0.06% invested in W.W. Grainger, Inc. (NYSE:GWW) for 2,151 shares. Brown Advisory owns 35,633 shares. Td Asset Management reported 37,031 shares stake. 71,608 are held by New York State Teachers Retirement Sys. Wilbanks Smith & Thomas Asset Lc invested 0.02% in W.W. Grainger, Inc. (NYSE:GWW). Birch Hill Invest Advsr Ltd Limited Liability Company holds 35,127 shares or 0.8% of its portfolio. Dekabank Deutsche Girozentrale reported 8,587 shares or 0.02% of all its holdings. Plante Moran Fincl Ltd Liability holds 213 shares. Gsa Prtnrs Llp invested 0.11% in W.W. Grainger, Inc. (NYSE:GWW). Arrow Financial Corporation holds 0.01% of its portfolio in W.W. Grainger, Inc. (NYSE:GWW) for 120 shares. 5,871 are owned by Benjamin F Edwards &. Beach Counsel Pa stated it has 0.04% in W.W. Grainger, Inc. (NYSE:GWW). 15,336 were accumulated by Nomura Asset Limited. Brown Brothers Harriman And Commerce reported 0.03% of its portfolio in W.W. Grainger, Inc. (NYSE:GWW). 1,400 were reported by Tctc Hldgs Ltd Liability.

W.W. Grainger, Inc. (NYSE:GWW) Ratings Coverage

Among 3 analysts covering W.W. Grainger (NYSE:GWW), 0 have Buy rating, 2 Sell and 1 Hold. Therefore 0 are positive. W.W. Grainger had 13 analyst reports since March 28, 2019 according to SRatingsIntel. The stock of W.W. Grainger, Inc. (NYSE:GWW) earned “Sell” rating by Atlantic Securities on Friday, June 21. The stock of W.W. Grainger, Inc. (NYSE:GWW) earned “Neutral” rating by Buckingham Research on Wednesday, April 17. As per Monday, July 29, the company rating was maintained by Morgan Stanley. Below is a list of W.W. Grainger, Inc. (NYSE:GWW) latest ratings and price target changes.

29/07/2019 Broker: Morgan Stanley Rating: Underweight Old Target: $258.0000 New Target: $276.0000 Maintain
26/07/2019 Broker: Inc. Common Stock Rating: Buckingham Research New Target: $291.0000 295.0000
17/07/2019 Broker: Inc. Common Stock Rating: Buckingham Research New Target: $312.0000 291.0000
21/06/2019 Broker: Atlantic Securities Rating: Sell New Target: $260 Downgrade
14/06/2019 Broker: Inc. Common Stock Rating: Morgan Stanley New Target: $273.0000 258.0000
31/05/2019 Broker: BidaskScore Rating: Sell Upgrade
17/05/2019 Broker: Inc. Common Stock Rating: Gordon Haskett
15/05/2019 Broker: BidaskScore Rating: Sell Downgrade
23/04/2019 Broker: Inc. Common Stock Rating: Bmo Capital New Target: $320.0000 310.0000
17/04/2019 Broker: Buckingham Research Old Rating: Neutral New Rating: Neutral Old Target: $309 New Target: $316 Maintain

The stock increased 1.70% or $4.48 during the last trading session, reaching $267.86. About 221,241 shares traded. W.W. Grainger, Inc. (NYSE:GWW) has declined 13.50% since August 13, 2018 and is downtrending. It has underperformed by 13.50% the S&P500.

W.W. Grainger, Inc. distributes maintenance, repair, and operating supplies; and other related services and products that are used by businesses and institutions in the United States, Canada, Europe, Asia, and Latin America. The company has market cap of $14.62 billion. It operates through two divisions, U.S. and Canada. It has a 18.33 P/E ratio. The firm offers material handling equipment, safety and security supplies, lighting and electrical products, power and hand tools, pumps and plumbing supplies, cleaning and maintenance supplies, building and home inspection supplies, vehicle and fleet components, and various other products.

More notable recent W.W. Grainger, Inc. (NYSE:GWW) news were published by: which released: “When Should You Buy WW Grainger, Inc. (NYSE:GWW)? – Yahoo Finance” on June 24, 2019, also with their article: “Earnings Scheduled For July 24, 2019 – Benzinga” published on July 24, 2019, published: “W.W. Grainger, Inc. (NYSE:GWW) Earns A Nice Return On Capital Employed – Yahoo Finance” on August 05, 2019. More interesting news about W.W. Grainger, Inc. (NYSE:GWW) were released by: and their article: “WW Grainger Inc (GWW) Q2 2019 Earnings Call Transcript – Yahoo Finance” published on July 24, 2019 as well as‘s news article titled: “How Much Are W.W. Grainger, Inc. (NYSE:GWW) Insiders Taking Off The Table? – Yahoo Finance” with publication date: July 08, 2019.

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