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|01/27/16||Grainger Declares Quarterly Dividend|
|CHICAGO, Jan. 27, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- The board of directors of W.W. Grainger, Inc. declared a cash dividend of $1.17 per share payable on March 1, 2016, to shareholders of record on February 8, 2016.
W.W. Grainger, Inc., with 2015 sales of $10 billion, is North America's leading broad line supplier of maintenance, repair and operating products, with operations also in Europe, Asia and Latin America.
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|01/26/16||Grainger Reports Results For Year Ended December 31, 2015|
|Reports Fourth Quarter EPS of $2.30; $2.49 Adjusted
Reiterates 2016 Sales and EPS Guidance
- Sales of $10 billion
- EPS of $11.58, up 1 percent
- Cash flow from operations of $1.0 billion
- Share repurchases of $1.4 billion
- Cash returned to shareholders of $1.7 billion
CHICAGO, Jan. 26, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Grainger (NYSE: GWW) today reported results for the year ended December 31, 2015. Sales of $10 billion were flat versus 2014. Reported net earnings of $769 million decreased 4 percent versus $802 million in 2014. Reported earnings per share of $11.58 increased 1 percent versus $11.45 in 2014. The years 2015 and 2014 included the following rest... |