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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

DG Macpherson

CEO Title

Chairman & Chief Executive Officer

Sector

Wholesalers

Industry

Wholesalers: Diversified

HQ Location

Lake Forest, Ill.

Years on Fortune 500 List

25

Employees

23,850

Key Financials (Last Fiscal Year)
$ millions% change
Revenues ($M)$11,2217.6%
Profits ($M)$782.033.5%
Assets ($M)$5,873
Total Stockholder Equity ($M)$1,921
Profit Ratios
Profit as % of Revenues7.0%
Profits as % of Assets13.3%
Profits as % of Stockholder Equity40.7%
Earnings Per Share (Last Fiscal Year)
Earnings Per Share ($)13.73
EPS % Change (from 2017)37.0%
EPS % Change (5 year annual rate)4.3%
EPS % Change (10 year annual rate)8.6%
Total Return
Total Return to Investors (2018)21.6%
Total Return to Investors (5 year, annualized)4.1%
Total Return to Investors (10 year, annualized)15.8%
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