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W.W. Grainger Inc (GWW) - Financial and Strategic SWOT Analysis Review

W.W. Grainger Inc (GWW) - Financial and Strategic SWOT Analysis Review

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The profile contains critical company information including:

  • Business description – A detailed description of the company’s operations and business divisions.
  • Corporate strategy – Analyst’s summarization of the company’s business strategy.
  • SWOT Analysis – A detailed analysis of the company’s strengths, weakness, opportunities and threats.
  • Company history – Progression of key events associated with the company.
  • Major products and services – A list of major products, services and brands of the company.
  • Key competitors – A list of key competitors to the company.
  • Key employees – A list of the key executives of the company.
  • Executive biographies – A brief summary of the executives’ employment history.
  • Key operational heads – A list of personnel heading key departments/functions.
  • Important locations and subsidiaries – A list and contact details of key locations and subsidiaries of the company.
  • Detailed financial ratios for the past five years – The latest financial ratios derived from the annual financial statements published by the company with 5 years history.
  • Interim ratios for the last five interim periods – The latest financial ratios derived from the quarterly/semi-annual financial statements published by the company for 5 interims history.
Highlights

W.W. Grainger, Inc. (Grainger) is a broad-line distributor of maintenance, repair and operating (MRO) supplies and other associated solutions. The company’s product portfolio includes abrasives, adhesives, sealants and tapes; pumps and plumbing supplies; cleaning and maintenance supplies; lighting and electrical products, and electronic appliances and batteries; fasteners; vehicle and fleet maintenance components; janitorial and painting; furniture, hospitality and food services; heating, ventilation, air conditioning and refrigeration; pneumatics and hydraulics; power tools; safety and security products; test instruments and others. It sells its products mainly to government organizations; heavy manufacturing companies; light manufactures; contractors; resellers; and commercial customers providing fleet vehicle maintenance, cleaning and inventory management services. The comapny has operations in the US, Europe, Canada, Latin America, and Asia. Grainger is headquartered in Lake Forest, Illinois, the US.

W.W. Grainger Inc Key Recent Developments

Aug 30,2018: News Release- Grainger Industrial Supply
Aug 30,2018: News Release- Grainger Industrial Supply
Jul 18,2018: Grainger reports results for the 2018 second quarter
May 30,2018: Grainger's Head Of Communications And Investor Relations To Retire
Apr 26,2018: Folds of Honor Receives $50,000 Donation from Grainger for Higher Education Scholarships

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Section 1 - About the Company
W.W. Grainger Inc - Key Facts
W.W. Grainger Inc - Key Employees
W.W. Grainger Inc - Key Employee Biographies
W.W. Grainger Inc - Major Products and Services
W.W. Grainger Inc - History
W.W. Grainger Inc - Company Statement
W.W. Grainger Inc - Locations And Subsidiaries
Head Office
Other Locations & Subsidiaries
Section 2 – Company Analysis
Company Overview
W.W. Grainger Inc - Business Description
W.W. Grainger Inc - Corporate Strategy
W.W. Grainger Inc - SWOT Analysis
SWOT Analysis - Overview
W.W. Grainger Inc - Strengths
W.W. Grainger Inc - Weaknesses
W.W. Grainger Inc - Opportunities
W.W. Grainger Inc - Threats
W.W. Grainger Inc - Key Competitors
Section 3 – Company Financial Ratios
Financial Ratios - Capital Market Ratios
Financial Ratios - Annual Ratios
Performance Chart
Financial Performance
Financial Ratios - Interim Ratios
Financial Ratios - Ratio Charts
Section 4 – Company’s Recent Developments
Aug 30, 2018: News Release- Grainger Industrial Supply
Aug 30, 2018: News Release- Grainger Industrial Supply
Aug 30, 2018: News Release- Grainger Industrial Supply
Aug 30, 2018: News Release- Grainger Industrial Supply
Jul 18, 2018: Grainger reports results for the 2018 second quarter
May 30, 2018: Grainger's Head Of Communications And Investor Relations To Retire
Apr 26, 2018: Folds of Honor Receives $50,000 Donation from Grainger for Higher Education Scholarships
Apr 19, 2018: Grainger Reports Results For The 2018 First Quarter
Apr 02, 2018: Grainger Names New CFO
Dec 15, 2017: Grainger appoints Mark Lohman to Chief Information Security Officer
Section 5 – Appendix
Methodology
Ratio Definitions
About GlobalData
Contact Us
Disclaimer
List of Tables
W.W. Grainger Inc, Key Facts
W.W. Grainger Inc, Key Employees
W.W. Grainger Inc, Key Employee Biographies
W.W. Grainger Inc, Major Products and Services
W.W. Grainger Inc, History
W.W. Grainger Inc, Other Locations
W.W. Grainger Inc, Subsidiaries
W.W. Grainger Inc, Key Competitors
W.W. Grainger Inc, Ratios based on current share price
W.W. Grainger Inc, Annual Ratios
W.W. Grainger Inc, Annual Ratios (Cont...1)
W.W. Grainger Inc, Annual Ratios (Cont...2)
W.W. Grainger Inc, Interim Ratios
Currency Codes
Capital Market Ratios
Equity Ratios
Profitability Ratios
Cost Ratios
Liquidity Ratios
Leverage Ratios
Efficiency Ratios
List of Figures
W.W. Grainger Inc, Performance Chart (2013 - 2017)
W.W. Grainger Inc, Ratio Charts

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