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01/31/18Grainger Declares Quarterly Dividend
CHICAGO, Jan. 31, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- The board of directors of W.W. Grainger, Inc. (NYSE: GWW) declared a cash dividend of $1.28 per share payable on March 1, 2018, to shareholders of record on Feb. 12, 2018. W.W. Grainger, Inc., with 2017 sales of $10.4 billion, is North America's leading broad line supplier of maintenance, repair and operating products (MRO), with operations also in Europe, Asia and Latin America.   View original content:http://www.prnewswire.com/news-releases/grainger-declares-quarterly-dividend-300591223.html SOURCE W.W. Grainger, Inc. Media: Joseph Micucci, Senior Director, External Affairs, O: 847-535-0879, M: 847-830-5328; Grainger Media Relations H... 
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01/29/18Grainger Named to Fortune's 'World's Most Admired Companies' List For 2018
Company Ranks First in Wholesalers: Diversified Category for Fifth Straight Year CHICAGO, Jan. 29, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- Grainger (NYSE: GWW), the leading broad line supplier of maintenance, repair and operating (MRO) products serving businesses and institutions, is again named to Fortune's annual list of "World's Most Admired Companies" for 2018. Among competitors in the Wholesalers: Diversified category, Grainger ranks No. 1 for the fifth consecutive year. "It's an honor to earn a spot on Fortune's 2018 'World's Most Admired Companies' list, and we're very proud to rank number one in our category for the fifth year in a row," said Grainger Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, DG Macp... 
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01/24/18Grainger Reports Results For Year Ended December 31, 2017
Reports Fourth Quarter EPS of $2.63; $2.94 Adjusted EPS Updates 2018 EPS Guidance 2017 Highlights - Sales of $10.4 billion, up 3 percent - Reported EPS of $10.02, up 2 percent - Adjusted EPS of $11.46, down 1 percent - Cash flow from operations of $1.1 billion, up 3 percent - Cash returned to shareholders of $910 million Fourth Quarter Highlights - Sales up 7 percent, volume up 11 percent - Adjusted EPS up 20 percent CHICAGO, Jan. 24, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- Grainger (NYSE: GWW) today reported results for the year ended Dec. 31, 2017.  Sales of $10.4 billion were up 3 percent versus $10.1 billion in 2016.  Reported net earnings of $586 million declined 3 percent... 
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01/11/18Grainger Named a 2018 Best Company to Work for Millennials by The Women's Choice Award
CHICAGO, Jan. 11, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- Grainger (NYSE: GWW), the leading broad line supplier of maintenance, repair and operating (MRO) products serving businesses and institutions, received recognition from The Women's Choice Award for being a 2018 Best Company to Work for Millennials. The award acknowledges companies that help millennial women grow professionally and advance their careers, while also catering to their lifestyle. The Women's Choice Award for "Best Companies to Work For" reflects the needs and preferences of women based on publicly available data. Criteria is based on factors which include: outstanding female representation, work-life balance benefits, time off and vacati... 
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