Were Analysts Bullish W.W. Grainger, Inc. (NYSE:GWW) This Week?

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Investors sentiment decreased to 0.68 in 2019 Q2. Its down 0.24, from 0.92 in 2019Q1. It worsened, as 50 investors sold W.W. Grainger, Inc. 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.
Mirae Asset Glob Investments holds 0.01% of its portfolio in W.W. Grainger, Inc. (NYSE:GWW) for 7,226 shares. Cibc Bancshares Usa owns 1,632 shares. Vigilant Capital Mngmt Ltd Liability Corporation owns 0% invested in W.W. Grainger, Inc. (NYSE:GWW) for 4 shares. Sandy Spring Bank & Trust holds 33 shares or 0% of its portfolio. Cap Fund Mngmt accumulated 4,829 shares. State Of Alaska Department Of Revenue stated it has 0.05% of its portfolio in W.W. Grainger, Inc. (NYSE:GWW). Ruggie Cap Gru stated it has 0.01% in W.W. Grainger, Inc. (NYSE:GWW). Ontario Teachers Pension Plan Board invested 0.04% of its portfolio in W.W. Grainger, Inc. (NYSE:GWW). Metropolitan Life Ins holds 8,920 shares. Shelton Cap Mgmt stated it has 941 shares. Estabrook Mgmt reported 1,200 shares. Dnb Asset Management As owns 11,593 shares for 0% of their portfolio. Employees Retirement System Of Texas holds 0.03% or 6,300 shares. Meiji Yasuda Asset Mgmt Com Limited accumulated 7,152 shares. Brandywine Glob Investment Mngmt Ltd Llc accumulated 42,793 shares or 0.08% of the stock.

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. On Monday, July 29 the stock rating was maintained by Morgan Stanley with “Underweight”. The stock has “Neutral” rating by Buckingham Research on Wednesday, April 17. The company was downgraded on Friday, June 21 by Atlantic Securities. Below is a list of W.W. Grainger, Inc. (NYSE:GWW) latest ratings and price target changes.

29/07/2019 Broker: Morgan Stanley Rating: Underweight Old Target: $258.0000 New Target: $276.0000 Maintain
26/07/2019 Broker: Inc. Common Stock Rating: Buckingham Research New Target: $291.0000 295.0000
17/07/2019 Broker: Inc. Common Stock Rating: Buckingham Research New Target: $312.0000 291.0000
21/06/2019 Broker: Atlantic Securities Rating: Sell New Target: $260 Downgrade
14/06/2019 Broker: Inc. Common Stock Rating: Morgan Stanley New Target: $273.0000 258.0000
31/05/2019 Broker: BidaskScore Rating: Sell Upgrade
17/05/2019 Broker: Inc. Common Stock Rating: Gordon Haskett
15/05/2019 Broker: BidaskScore Rating: Sell Downgrade
23/04/2019 Broker: Inc. Common Stock Rating: Bmo Capital New Target: $320.0000 310.0000
17/04/2019 Broker: Buckingham Research Old Rating: Neutral New Rating: Neutral Old Target: $309 New Target: $316 Maintain

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.

W.W. Grainger, Inc. distributes maintenance, repair, and operating supplies; and other related services and products that are used by businesses and institutions in the United States, Canada, Europe, Asia, and Latin America. The company has market cap of $16.13 billion. It operates through two divisions, U.S. and Canada. It has a 20.23 P/E ratio. The firm offers material handling equipment, safety and security supplies, lighting and electrical products, power and hand tools, pumps and plumbing supplies, cleaning and maintenance supplies, building and home inspection supplies, vehicle and fleet components, and various other products.

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: “At US$274, Is W.W. Grainger, Inc. (NYSE:GWW) Worth Looking At Closely? – Yahoo Finance” published on June 24, 2019, Finance.Yahoo.com published: “How Much Are W.W. Grainger, Inc. (NYSE:GWW) Insiders Taking Off The Table? – Yahoo Finance” on July 08, 2019. More interesting news about W.W. Grainger, Inc. (NYSE:GWW) were released by: Seekingalpha.com and their article: “W.W. Grainger Q2 2019 Earnings Preview – Seeking Alpha” published on July 23, 2019 as well as Finance.Yahoo.com‘s news article titled: “How Should Investors React To W.W. Grainger, Inc.’s (NYSE:GWW) CEO Pay? – Yahoo Finance” with publication date: June 04, 2019.

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