NEW YORK (

TheStreet

) --

W.W. Grainger

(NYSE:

GWW

) hit a new 52-week high Wednesday as it is currently trading at $183.53, above its previous 52-week high of $181.72 with 79,331 shares traded as of 10:05 a.m. ET. Average volume has been 647,400 shares over the past 30 days.

W.W. Grainger has a market cap of $11.88 billion and is part of the

services

sector and

wholesale

industry. Shares are up 27.8% year to date as of the close of trading on Tuesday.

W.W. Grainger, Inc. and its subsidiaries distribute facilities maintenance and other related products and services in the United States, Canada, Japan, Mexico, India, Puerto Rico, China, Colombia, and Panama. The company has a P/E ratio of 19.8, above the average wholesale industry P/E ratio of 19.2 and above the S&P 500 P/E ratio of 17.7.

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TheStreet Ratings rates W.W. Grainger as a

buy

. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its solid stock price performance, impressive record of earnings per share growth, revenue growth, notable return on equity and expanding profit margins. Although no company is perfect, currently we do not see any significant weaknesses which are likely to detract from the generally positive outlook. You can view the full

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