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  • Previous Rank295
  • Revenues ($M)9,965
  • Revenue Percent Change5.6%
  • Profits ($M)802
  • Profits Percent Change0.6%
  • Market Value (as of March 31, 2015)15,835

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

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Company Info

CEO
James T. Ryan
Industry
Wholesalers: Diversified
Sector
Wholesalers
HQ Location
Lake Forest, IL
Websitehttp://www.grainger.com
Years on List21

Key Financials (last fiscal year)

$ millions% change
Revenues ($M)9,9655.6%
Profits ($M)8020.6%
Total Stockholder Equity3,210-
Employees22,950-
Market Value (as of March 31, 2015)15,835-

Profit Ratios

Profit as % of Revenues8%
Profits as % of Assets15.2%
Profits as % of Stockholder Equity25%

Earnings Per Share (last fiscal year)

Earnings Per Share ($)11.45
EPS % Change (from 2013)2.9%
EPS % Change (5 year annual rate)15.3%
EPS % Change (10 year annual rate)13.8%

Total Return

Total Return to Investors (2014)1.5%
Total Return to Investors (5 year, annualized)23.4%
Total Return to Investors (10 year, annualized)16.3%