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W.W. Grainger

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The industrial supply company distributes maintenance, repair and operating equipment to businesses around the world.

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CEO

Donald G. MacPherson

CEO Title

Chairman & Chief Executive Officer

Sector

Wholesalers

Industry

Wholesalers: Diversified

HQ Location

Lake Forest, Ill.

Years on Fortune 500 List

24

Employees

25,050

Key Financials (Last Fiscal Year)
$ millions% change
Revenues ($M)$10,4252.8%
Profits ($M)$585.7-3.3%
Assets ($M)$5,804
Total Stockholder Equity ($M)$1,690
Market Value — as of March 29, 2018 ($M)$15,823
Profit Ratios
Profit as % of Revenues5.6%
Profits as % of Assets10.1%
Profits as % of Stockholder Equity34.7%
Earnings Per Share (Last Fiscal Year)
Earnings Per Share ($)10.02
EPS % Change (from 2016)1.5%
EPS % Change (5 year annual rate)1.0%
EPS % Change (10 year annual rate)7.3%
Total Return
Total Return to Investors (2017)4.4%
Total Return to Investors (5 year, annualized)5.2%
Total Return to Investors (10 year, annualized)12.6%
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