W.W. Grainger Inc.

W.W. Grainger Inc. GWW

Dividend Summary

The next W.W. Grainger Inc. dividend is expected to go ex in 18 days and to be paid in 1 month.
The previous W.W. Grainger Inc. dividend was 153c and it went ex 2 months ago and it was paid 2 months ago.
There are typically 4 dividends per year (excluding specials), and the dividend cover is approximately 3.1.

Latest Dividends
Summary Previous dividend Next dividend
Status Paid Forecast
Type Quarterly Quarterly
Per share 153c Sign Up Required
Declaration date 28 Oct 2020 (Wed) 27 Jan 2021 (Wed)
Ex-div date 06 Nov 2020 (Fri) 05 Feb 2021 (Fri)
Pay date 01 Dec 2020 (Tue) 01 Mar 2021 (Mon)

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Dividend Yield Today
1.6%
The dividend yield is calculated by dividing the annual dividend payment by the prevailing share price
The table below shows the full dividend history for W.W. Grainger Inc.
Status Type Decl. date Ex-div date Pay date Decl. Currency Forecast amount Decl. amount Accuracy
Forecast Quarterly 29 Jan 2025 07 Feb 2025 01 Mar 2025 USD Sign up
Forecast Quarterly 30 Oct 2024 08 Nov 2024 01 Dec 2024 USD Sign up
Forecast Quarterly 31 Jul 2024 09 Aug 2024 01 Sep 2024 USD Sign up
Forecast Quarterly 24 Apr 2024 10 May 2024 01 Jun 2024 USD Sign up
Forecast Quarterly 31 Jan 2024 09 Feb 2024 01 Mar 2024 USD Sign up
Forecast Quarterly 25 Oct 2023 10 Nov 2023 01 Dec 2023 USD Sign up
Forecast Quarterly 26 Jul 2023 11 Aug 2023 01 Sep 2023 USD Sign up
Forecast Quarterly 26 Apr 2023 05 May 2023 01 Jun 2023 USD Sign up
Forecast Quarterly 25 Jan 2023 10 Feb 2023 01 Mar 2023 USD Sign up
Forecast Quarterly 26 Oct 2022 10 Nov 2022 01 Dec 2022 USD Sign up
Forecast Quarterly 27 Jul 2022 05 Aug 2022 01 Sep 2022 USD Sign up
Forecast Quarterly 27 Apr 2022 06 May 2022 01 Jun 2022 USD Sign up
Forecast Quarterly 26 Jan 2022 04 Feb 2022 01 Mar 2022 USD Sign up
Forecast Quarterly 27 Oct 2021 05 Nov 2021 01 Dec 2021 USD Sign up
Forecast Quarterly 28 Jul 2021 06 Aug 2021 01 Sep 2021 USD Sign up
Forecast Quarterly 28 Apr 2021 07 May 2021 01 Jun 2021 USD Sign up
Forecast Quarterly 27 Jan 2021 05 Feb 2021 01 Mar 2021 USD Sign up
Paid Quarterly 28 Oct 2020 06 Nov 2020 01 Dec 2020 USD 153c 153c 😄
Paid Quarterly 29 Jul 2020 07 Aug 2020 01 Sep 2020 USD 144c 153c 😊
Paid Quarterly 29 Apr 2020 08 May 2020 01 Jun 2020 USD 153c 144c 😊
Paid Quarterly 29 Jan 2020 07 Feb 2020 01 Mar 2020 USD 144c 144c 😄
Paid Quarterly 30 Oct 2019 07 Nov 2019 01 Dec 2019 USD 144c 144c 😄
Paid Quarterly 31 Jul 2019 09 Aug 2019 01 Sep 2019 USD 144c
Paid Quarterly 24 Apr 2019 10 May 2019 01 Jun 2019 USD 144c
Paid Quarterly 30 Jan 2019 08 Feb 2019 01 Mar 2019 USD 136c
Paid Quarterly 31 Oct 2018 08 Nov 2018 01 Dec 2018 USD 136c
Paid Quarterly 25 Jul 2018 10 Aug 2018 01 Sep 2018 USD 136c
Paid Quarterly 25 Apr 2018 11 May 2018 01 Jun 2018 USD 136c
Paid Quarterly 31 Jan 2018 09 Feb 2018 01 Mar 2018 USD 128c
Paid Quarterly 25 Oct 2017 10 Nov 2017 01 Dec 2017 USD 128c
Paid Quarterly 26 Jul 2017 10 Aug 2017 01 Sep 2017 USD 128c
Paid Quarterly 26 Apr 2017 04 May 2017 01 Jun 2017 USD 128c
Paid Quarterly 25 Jan 2017 09 Feb 2017 01 Mar 2017 USD 122c
Paid Quarterly 26 Oct 2016 09 Nov 2016 01 Dec 2016 USD 122c
Paid Quarterly 27 Jul 2016 04 Aug 2016 01 Sep 2016 USD 122c
Paid Quarterly 27 Apr 2016 05 May 2016 01 Jun 2016 USD 122c
Paid Quarterly 27 Jan 2016 04 Feb 2016 01 Mar 2016 USD 117c
Paid Quarterly 28 Oct 2015 05 Nov 2015 01 Dec 2015 USD 117c
Paid Quarterly 29 Jul 2015 06 Aug 2015 01 Sep 2015 USD 117c
Paid Quarterly 29 Apr 2015 07 May 2015 01 Jun 2015 USD 117c
Paid Quarterly 28 Jan 2015 05 Feb 2015 01 Mar 2015 USD 108c
Paid Quarterly 29 Oct 2014 06 Nov 2014 01 Dec 2014 USD 108c
Paid Quarterly 30 Jul 2014 07 Aug 2014 01 Sep 2014 USD 108c
Paid Quarterly 30 Apr 2014 08 May 2014 01 Jun 2014 USD 108c
Paid Quarterly 29 Jan 2014 06 Feb 2014 01 Mar 2014 USD 93c
Paid Quarterly 30 Oct 2013 06 Nov 2013 01 Dec 2013 USD 93c
Paid Quarterly 31 Jul 2013 08 Aug 2013 01 Sep 2013 USD 93c
Paid Quarterly 24 Apr 2013 09 May 2013 01 Jun 2013 USD 93c
Paid Quarterly 30 Jan 2013 07 Feb 2013 01 Mar 2013 USD 80c
Paid Quarterly 31 Oct 2012 07 Nov 2012 01 Dec 2012 USD 80c
Paid Quarterly 09 Aug 2012 01 Sep 2012 USD 80c
Paid Quarterly 10 May 2012 01 Jun 2012 USD 80c
Year Amount Change
2006 0.0c
2007 0.0c
0%
2008 0.0c
0%
2009 0.0c
0%
2010 0.0c
0%
2011 0.0c
0%
2012 320.0c
100%
2013 372.0c
16.3%
2014 432.0c
16.1%
2015 468.0c
8.3%
2016 488.0c
4.3%
2017 512.0c
4.9%
2018 544.0c
6.3%
2019 576.0c
5.9%
2020 603.0c
4.7%
2021 Sign Up Required
2022 Sign Up Required
2023 Sign Up Required
2024 Sign Up Required

W.W. Grainger Inc. Optimized Dividend Chart

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Dividend Yield Today
1.6%
Optimized Yield
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52 Week High
3.5% on 23 March 2020
52 Week Low
1.6% on 20 November 2020
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About W.W. Grainger Inc.

W.W. Grainger, Inc. (Grainger), incorporated on December 27, 1928, 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.

The Company operates in Japan and South Korea through its interest in MonotaRO, which provides small and mid-sized Japanese businesses with products that help them operate and maintain their facilities. The Company's operations in Mexico provide local businesses with MRO supplies and other related products primarily from Mexico and the United States. Zoro is the single channel online business in the United States, and operations in Europe, Asia and Latin America. Zoro is an online distributor of MRO products serving businesses and consumers through its Website, Zoro.com.

United States

The United States segment offers a selection of maintenance, repair and operating supplies, and other related products and services through sales representatives, catalogs, e-commerce and local branches. Products offered by the Company include 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 items focused on the facilities maintenance market. The services offered primarily relate to inventory management solutions.

The Company offers its products under a range of brand names, such as DAYTON motors, power transmission, heating, ventilation and air conditioning (HVAC) and material handling equipment; SPEEDAIRE air compressors; AIR HANDLER air filtration equipment; TOUGH GUY cleaning products; WESTWARD tools; CONDOR safety products, and LUMAPRO lighting products. As of December 31, 2016, the United States segment operated in 50 states through a network of distribution centers (DCs), branches and contact centers. Its customers range from small and medium-sized businesses to large corporations, government entities and other institutions.

Canada

Acklands-Grainger Inc. (Ackland-Grainger) is a distributor of industrial and safety supplies. Acklands-Grainger distributes tools, fasteners, safety supplies, welding and shop equipment, among others. The Canadian business serves customers through branches, sales and service representatives, and DCs across Canada. As of December 31, 2016, Acklands-Grainger had 151 branches and five DCs. As of December 31, 2016, the Company's customers had access to more than 152,000 stocked products through a catalog, printed in both English and French.

Sector
Support Services
Country
United States
Share Price
$388.66 (yesterday's closing price)
Shares in Issue
55 million
Market Cap
$21.2bn
Dividend Cover
How many times is the dividend covered by company income. A cover of 1 means all income is paid out in dividends
3.1
CADI
The Consecutive Annual Dividend Increases - the number of years this company has been increasing its dividends
8
Market Indices
S&P 500
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