NEW YORK ( TheStreet) -- The ex-dividend date for W.W. Grainger (NYSE: GWW) is tomorrow, February 9, 2012. Owners of shares as of market close today will be eligible for a dividend of 66 cents per share. At a price of $202.14 as of 9:30 a.m. ET, the dividend yield is 1.3%. The average volume for W.W. Grainger has been 427,300 shares per day over the past 30 days. W.W. Grainger has a market cap of $14.19 billion and is part of the services sector and wholesale industry. Shares are up 7.8% 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 22.4, below the average wholesale industry P/E ratio of 23 and above the S&P 500 P/E ratio of 17.7.
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