As Grainger W W INC (GWW) Share Price Rose, Nuveen Asset Management LLC Has Boosted by $324.50 Million Its Stake

W.W. Grainger, Inc. (NYSE:GWW) LogoInvestors sentiment decreased to 0.68 in Q2 2019. Its down 0.24, from 0.92 in 2019Q1. It dropped, as 50 investors sold GWW shares while 201 reduced holdings. 55 funds opened positions while 116 raised stakes. 38.56 million shares or 10.60% less from 43.13 million shares in 2019Q1 were reported. Morgan Stanley reported 184,606 shares stake. Williams Jones & Assocs Limited Liability Corp stated it has 0.08% of its portfolio in W.W. Grainger, Inc. (NYSE:GWW). Gateway Inv Advisers Limited Liability Company holds 0% of its portfolio in W.W. Grainger, Inc. (NYSE:GWW) for 1,754 shares. Meiji Yasuda Life Insur owns 3,951 shares. Westpac Bk Corporation owns 5,259 shares. Engineers Gate Manager L P, New York-based fund reported 1,705 shares. Interocean Cap Limited Company has invested 0.08% in W.W. Grainger, Inc. (NYSE:GWW). 29,987 were accumulated by Segall Bryant And Hamill Ltd Llc. Great West Life Assurance Communication Can holds 55,514 shares. Cls Invests Limited Com holds 0% in W.W. Grainger, Inc. (NYSE:GWW) or 13 shares. Old National Bancorporation In holds 0.01% or 918 shares in its portfolio. Albert D Mason Incorporated reported 0.99% in W.W. Grainger, Inc. (NYSE:GWW). Riverhead Cap Management Limited Liability Com owns 2,767 shares or 0.03% of their US portfolio. D E Shaw And Inc has 277,079 shares for 0.09% of their portfolio. Jefferies Group Inc Ltd, New York-based fund reported 4,838 shares.

Nuveen Asset Management Llc increased its stake in Grainger W W Inc (GWW) by 25367.8% based on its latest 2019Q2 regulatory filing with the SEC. Nuveen Asset Management Llc bought 1.21 million shares as the company’s stock rose 5.88% . The institutional investor held 1.22 million shares of the consumer services company at the end of 2019Q2, valued at $326.06 million, up from 4,773 at the end of the previous reported quarter. Nuveen Asset Management Llc who had been investing in Grainger W W Inc for a number of months, seems to be bullish on the $16.13B market cap company. The stock increased 0.67% or $1.96 during the last trading session, reaching $295.56. About 332,808 shares traded. W.W. Grainger, Inc. (NYSE:GWW) has declined 13.50% since September 13, 2018 and is downtrending. It has underperformed by 13.50% the S&P500.

Nuveen Asset Management Llc, which manages about $253.88 billion US Long portfolio, decreased its stake in Easterly Govt Pptys Inc by 530,836 shares to 1.26 million shares, valued at $22.76M in 2019Q2, according to the filing. It also reduced its holding in Nushares Etf Tr by 195,000 shares in the quarter, leaving it with 608,500 shares, and cut its stake in Nushares Etf Tr.

More notable recent W.W. Grainger, Inc. (NYSE:GWW) news were published by: Finance.Yahoo.com which released: “With EPS Growth And More, W.W. Grainger (NYSE:GWW) Is Interesting – Yahoo Finance” on July 22, 2019, also Finance.Yahoo.com with their article: “W.W. Grainger, Inc. (NYSE:GWW) Earns A Nice Return On Capital Employed – Yahoo Finance” published on August 05, 2019, Finance.Yahoo.com published: “Why W.W. Grainger, Inc. (NYSE:GWW) Looks Like A Quality Company – Yahoo Finance” on May 21, 2019. More interesting news about W.W. Grainger, Inc. (NYSE:GWW) were released by: Finance.Yahoo.com and their article: “Were Hedge Funds Right About Flocking Into W.W. Grainger, Inc. (GWW) ? – Yahoo Finance” published on June 10, 2019 as well as Seekingalpha.com‘s news article titled: “W.W. Grainger declares $1.44 dividend – Seeking Alpha” with publication date: April 24, 2019.

W.W. Grainger, Inc. (NYSE:GWW) Ratings Coverage

Among 3 analysts covering W.W. Grainger (NYSE:GWW), 0 have Buy rating, 2 Sell and 1 Hold. Therefore 0 are positive. W.W. Grainger has $32000 highest and $260 lowest target. $285.75’s average target is -3.32% below currents $295.56 stock price. W.W. Grainger had 13 analyst reports since March 28, 2019 according to SRatingsIntel. Morgan Stanley maintained the shares of GWW in report on Monday, July 29 with “Underweight” rating. Atlantic Securities downgraded the stock to “Sell” rating in Friday, June 21 report. Buckingham Research maintained W.W. Grainger, Inc. (NYSE:GWW) rating on Wednesday, April 17. Buckingham Research has “Neutral” rating and $316 target.

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