W.W. Grainger Reaches New 52-Week High (GWW)

NEW YORK ( TheStreet) -- W.W. Grainger (NYSE: GWW) hit a new 52-week high Monday as it is currently trading at $217.55, above its previous 52-week high of $217.09 with 35,735 shares traded as of 9:40 a.m. ET. Average volume has been 427,300 shares 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 14.7% year to date as of the close of trading on Friday.

W.W. Grainger, Inc. engages in the distribution of maintenance, repair, and operating supplies, as well as other related products and services for businesses and institutions primarily in the United States and Canada. The company has a P/E ratio of 23.6, above the average wholesale industry P/E ratio of 23 and above the S&P 500 P/E ratio of 17.7.

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, growth in earnings per share, revenue growth, notable return on equity and reasonable valuation levels. Although the company may harbor some minor weaknesses, we feel they are unlikely to have a significant impact on results. You can view the full W.W. Grainger Ratings Report.

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