|02/12/15||Grainger To Present At Upcoming Investor Conferences|
|CHICAGO, Feb. 12, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Grainger (NYSE: GWW), the leading broad line supplier of maintenance, repair and operating products serving businesses and institutions, today announced its participation at investor conferences during the months of February and March 2015.
February 19, 2015 at 9:45 a.m. EST, D.G. Macpherson, Senior Vice President and Group President, Global Supply Chain and International, will present at the Barclays Industrial Select Conference in Miami, FL.
March 3, 2015 at 1:05 p.m. EST, Ron Jadin, Senior Vice President & Chief Financial Officer, will present at the Raymond James 36th Annual Institutional Investors Conference in Orlando, FL.
|02/12/15||Grainger Reports January 2015 Sales Results|
|CHICAGO, Feb. 12, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Grainger (NYSE: GWW) today reported sales results for the month of January 2015. Daily sales increased 3 percent versus January 2014. Results for the month included 1 percentage point from acquisitions and a 2 percentage point decline from unfavorable foreign exchange. Excluding acquisitions and foreign exchange, organic sales increased 4 percent on a daily basis driven by 4 percentage points from volume and a 2 percentage point benefit from favorable comparability to the business disruptions in January 2014 due to the extreme weather. This increase was partially offset by a 2 percentage point decline from lower sales of seasonal products. January 20... |
|01/28/15||Grainger Declares Quarterly Dividend|
|CHICAGO, Jan. 28, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- The board of directors of W.W. Grainger, Inc. declared a cash dividend of $1.08 per share payable on March 1, 2015, to shareholders of record on February 9, 2015.
W.W. Grainger, Inc., with 2014 sales of $10.0 billion, is North America's leading broad line supplier of maintenance, repair and operating products, with operations also in Asia, Europe and Latin America.
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|01/26/15||Grainger Reports Results For Year Ended December 31, 2014|
|Company Adjusts 2015 Guidance for FX and Canadian Macroeconomic Headwinds; Now Expects Earnings per Share of $12.60 to $13.60
- Sales of $10.0 billion, up 6 percent
- Reported EPS of $11.45, up 3 percent
- Adjusted EPS of $12.26, up 6 percent
CHICAGO, Jan. 26, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Grainger (NYSE: GWW) today reported results for the year ended December 31, 2014. Sales of $10.0 billion increased 6 percent versus $9.4 billion in 2013. Reported net earnings of $802 million increased 1 percent versus $797 million in 2013. Reported earnings per share of $11.45 increased 3 percent versus $11.13 in 2013. Unfavorable foreign exchange represented a $0.07 reduction to... |