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W.W. Grainger

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The supplier company distributes maintenance, repair and operating equipment to businesses.

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CEO

D.G. Macpherson

CEO Title

Chief Executive Officer & Director

Sector

Wholesalers

Industry

Wholesalers: Diversified

HQ Location

Lake Forest, IL

Years on Fortune 500 List

23

Employees

25,000

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Key Financials (Last Fiscal Year)
$ millions% change
Revenues ($M)$10,1371.6%
Profits ($M)$605.9-21.2%
Assets ($M)$5,694
Total Stockholder Equity ($M)$1,797.9
Market Value — as of March 31, 2017 ($M)$13,668
Profit Ratios
Profit as % of Revenues6.0%
Profits as % of Assets10.6%
Profits as % of Stockholder Equity33.7%
Earnings Per Share (Last Fiscal Year)
Earnings Per Share ($)9.87
EPS % Change (from 2015)-14.8%
EPS % Change (5 year annual rate)1.7%
EPS % Change (10 year annual rate)8.8%
Total Return
Total Return to Investors (2016)17.1%
Total Return to Investors (5 year, annualized)6.3%
Total Return to Investors (10 year, annualized)14.8%
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