W.W. Grainger, Inc. (NYSE:GWW) has analysts on the Bullish side this week.

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Investors sentiment decreased to 0.68 in Q2 2019. Its down 0.24, from 0.92 in 2019Q1. It is negative, as 50 investors sold W.W. Grainger, Inc. shares while 201 reduced holdings. 55 funds opened positions while 116 raised stakes. 38.56 million shares or 10.60% less from 43.13 million shares in 2019Q1 were reported.
Axa reported 0.05% of its portfolio in W.W. Grainger, Inc. (NYSE:GWW). Commonwealth Savings Bank Of Aus invested in 0.03% or 10,138 shares. Meag Munich Ergo Kapitalanlagegesellschaft Mbh invested in 4,327 shares or 0.09% of the stock. Zevin Asset Mgmt Limited Com holds 0.13% in W.W. Grainger, Inc. (NYSE:GWW) or 1,454 shares. Evercore Wealth Ltd Limited Liability Company owns 1,137 shares or 0.01% of their US portfolio. Brown Advisory stated it has 0% in W.W. Grainger, Inc. (NYSE:GWW). Stone Ridge Asset Mgmt Lc has invested 0.09% in W.W. Grainger, Inc. (NYSE:GWW). Amica Retiree owns 487 shares. Jensen Incorporated stated it has 0.01% of its portfolio in W.W. Grainger, Inc. (NYSE:GWW). Alphamark Limited Liability Corporation holds 0% or 9 shares in its portfolio. Deutsche Fincl Bank Ag accumulated 121,826 shares. Chicago Equity Prtnrs Ltd Liability Com owns 13,721 shares. Acropolis Investment Lc holds 0.02% or 542 shares in its portfolio. State Farm Mutual Automobile Insurance reported 0.02% in W.W. Grainger, Inc. (NYSE:GWW). Nomura Asset Mgmt Ltd holds 0.04% of its portfolio in W.W. Grainger, Inc. (NYSE:GWW) for 16,482 shares.

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 has $32000 highest and $260 lowest target. $285.75’s average target is -3.32% below currents $295.56 stock price. W.W. Grainger had 13 analyst reports since March 28, 2019 according to SRatingsIntel. The firm has “Sell” rating by Atlantic Securities given on Friday, June 21. On Monday, July 29 the stock rating was maintained by Morgan Stanley with “Underweight”. The firm earned “Neutral” rating on Wednesday, April 17 by Buckingham Research. 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 0.67% or $1.96 during the last trading session, reaching $295.56. About 332,808 shares traded. W.W. Grainger, Inc. (NYSE:GWW) has declined 13.50% since September 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 $16.13 billion. It operates through two divisions, U.S. and Canada. It has a 20.23 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: Finance.Yahoo.com which released: “With EPS Growth And More, W.W. Grainger (NYSE:GWW) Is Interesting – Yahoo Finance” on July 22, 2019, also Finance.Yahoo.com with their article: “Were Hedge Funds Right About Flocking Into W.W. Grainger, Inc. (GWW) ? – Yahoo Finance” published on June 10, 2019, Seekingalpha.com published: “W.W. Grainger Q2 2019 Earnings Preview – Seeking Alpha” on July 23, 2019. More interesting news about W.W. Grainger, Inc. (NYSE:GWW) were released by: Seekingalpha.com and their article: “Investors mull mixed quarter for Grainger – Seeking Alpha” published on April 22, 2019 as well as Seekingalpha.com‘s news article titled: “W.W. Grainger: An Excellent Business But Bad Investment – Seeking Alpha” with publication date: September 03, 2019.

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