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W.W. Grainger (NYSE:GWW) has been upgraded from Underweight to Neutral in a statement by Atlantic Securities earlier today.

Boasting a price of $203.58, W.W. Grainger (NYSE:GWW) traded -0.82% lower on the day. With the last stock price close up 15.59% from the two hundred day average, compared with the S&P 500 Index which has increased 0.03% over the date range. W.W. Grainger has recorded a 50-day average of $175.23 and a two hundred day average of $179.15. Volume of trade was down over the average, with 46,208 shares of GWW changing hands under the typical 1,011,200

Atlantic Securities has upgraded W.W. Grainger (NYSE:GWW) from Underweight to Neutral in a statement released on 10/19/2017.

On 10/18/2017, RBC Capital Markets released a statement for W.W. Grainger (NYSE:GWW) bumped up the target price from $145.00 to $146.00 that suggested a downside of -0.30%.

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W.W. Grainger (NYSE:GWW)

With a total market value of $0, W.W. Grainger has price-earnings ratio of 23.87 with a one year low of $155.00 and a one year high of $262.71 .

A total of 15 equity analysts have released a ratings update on GWW. Two equity analysts rating the company a strong buy, four equity analysts rating the company a buy, thirteen equity analysts rating the company a hold, five equity analysts rating the company a underperform, and finally zero equity analysts rating the company a sell with a one year target of $219.40.

Brief Synopsis About W.W. Grainger (NYSE:GWW)

W.W. Grainger, Inc. (Grainger) is a distributor of maintenance, repair and operating (MRO) supplies and other related products and services. The Company offers its products and services to businesses and institutions in the United States and Canada, with presence also in Europe, Asia and Latin America. The Company operates through two segments, which include the United States and Canada. The Company's business support functions provide coordination and guidance in the areas of accounting and finance, business development, communications and investor relations, compensation and benefits, information systems, health and safety, global supply chain functions, human resources, risk management, internal audit, legal, real estate, security, tax and treasury. The Company's other businesses also include Zoro Tools, Inc. (Zoro), the single channel online business in the United States, MonotaRO Co. (MonotaRO) in Japan, and operations in Europe, Asia and Latin America.

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