W.W. Grainger - GWW Stock Price Target and Predictions

  • Consensus Rating: Hold
  • Consensus Price Target: $590.29
  • Forecasted Upside: 0.44 %
  • Number of Analysts: 9
  • Breakdown:
  • 2 Sell Ratings
  • 4 Hold Ratings
  • 3 Buy Ratings
  • 0 Strong Buy Ratings
$587.69
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Analyst Price Target for GWW

Analyst Price Target is $590.29
▲ +0.44% Upside Potential
This price target is based on 9 analysts offering 12 month price targets for W.W. Grainger in the last 3 months. The average price target is $590.29, with a high forecast of $695.00 and a low forecast of $422.00. The average price target represents a 0.44% upside from the last price of $587.69.

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Current Consensus is Hold

The current consensus among 9 investment analysts is to hold stock in W.W. Grainger. This Hold consensus rating has held steady for over two years.

Past Monthly Recommendations

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  • 0 strong buy ratings
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  • 7 hold ratings
  • 3 sell ratings
6/15/2021
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9/13/2021
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12/12/2021
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3/12/2022
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6/10/2022
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9/8/2022
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11/7/2022
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12/7/2022

Latest Recommendations

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DateBrokerageActionRatingPrice TargetImpact on Share PriceDetails
11/29/2022UBS GroupBoost TargetBuy$635.00 ➝ $695.00Low
11/15/2022Atlantic SecuritiesDowngradeOverweight ➝ Neutral$630.00Low
11/14/2022Wolfe ResearchDowngradeOutperform ➝ Peer PerformLow
11/1/2022OppenheimerBoost Target$660.00Low
10/31/2022Morgan StanleyBoost TargetUnderweight$448.00 ➝ $485.00Low
10/31/2022Robert W. BairdBoost TargetOutperform$590.00 ➝ $640.00Low
8/1/2022Royal Bank of CanadaBoost TargetUnderperform$399.00 ➝ $422.00Low
8/1/2022Robert W. BairdBoost TargetOutperform$505.00 ➝ $600.00Low
8/1/2022StephensBoost TargetEqual Weight$565.00 ➝ $600.00Low
8/1/2022Morgan StanleyBoost TargetUnderweight$421.00 ➝ $448.00Low
7/15/2022Morgan StanleyLower TargetUnderweight$449.00 ➝ $421.00Low
5/31/2022Morgan StanleyLower TargetUnderweight$474.00 ➝ $449.00Medium
5/2/2022StephensBoost Target$510.00 ➝ $565.00High
4/14/2022Morgan StanleyDowngradeEqual Weight ➝ Underweight$562.00 ➝ $480.00High
4/6/2022Wolfe ResearchUpgradePeer Perform ➝ OutperformHigh
3/15/2022Atlantic SecuritiesUpgradeNeutral ➝ Overweight$580.00High
2/4/2022Morgan StanleyBoost TargetEqual Weight$536.00 ➝ $562.00High
2/4/2022Royal Bank of CanadaBoost Target$392.00 ➝ $432.00High
2/4/2022OppenheimerBoost TargetOutperform$535.00 ➝ $580.00High
2/4/2022Robert W. BairdBoost Target$525.00 ➝ $560.00High
2/3/2022William BlairReiterated RatingMarket PerformHigh
1/14/2022Morgan StanleyBoost TargetEqual Weight$510.00 ➝ $536.00Low
11/1/2021Morgan StanleyBoost TargetEqual Weight$492.00 ➝ $510.00Low
11/1/2021Royal Bank of CanadaBoost TargetUnderperform$378.00 ➝ $391.00Low
11/1/2021OppenheimerBoost TargetOutperform$500.00 ➝ $535.00High
11/1/2021Robert W. BairdBoost TargetPositive ➝ Outperform$500.00 ➝ $525.00High
9/24/2021Wells Fargo & CompanyReiterated RatingSell$400.00Low
8/3/2021Loop CapitalInitiated CoverageBuy$525.00Medium
8/2/2021Morgan StanleyBoost TargetEqual Weight$462.00 ➝ $492.00Low
8/2/2021Royal Bank of CanadaBoost TargetUnderperform$369.00 ➝ $378.00Medium
8/2/2021Raymond JamesDowngradeOutperform ➝ Market PerformMedium
5/4/2021Atlantic SecuritiesUpgradeUnderweight ➝ Neutral$435.00High
5/3/2021OppenheimerBoost TargetOutperform$420.00 ➝ $500.00Medium
5/3/2021Morgan StanleyBoost TargetEqual Weight$427.00 ➝ $462.00Medium
5/3/2021Jefferies Financial GroupBoost TargetBuy$460.00 ➝ $520.00Medium
5/3/2021Raymond JamesBoost TargetOutperform$400.00 ➝ $460.00Medium
5/3/2021Deutsche Bank AktiengesellschaftBoost TargetHold$409.00 ➝ $458.00Low
5/3/2021Royal Bank of CanadaBoost TargetUnderperform$354.00 ➝ $369.00Low
5/3/2021Robert W. BairdBoost TargetPositive ➝ Outperform$452.00 ➝ $500.00Low
4/12/2021Morgan StanleyLower TargetEqual Weight$433.00 ➝ $427.00Low
3/10/2021Morgan StanleyBoost TargetEqual Weight$405.00 ➝ $433.00Low
3/4/2021OppenheimerBoost TargetOutperform$400.00 ➝ $420.00High
2/4/2021Morgan StanleyBoost TargetEqual Weight$401.00 ➝ $405.00Low
2/4/2021UBS GroupLower TargetPositive ➝ Buy$465.00 ➝ $455.00Medium
2/1/2021Deutsche Bank AktiengesellschaftBoost TargetHold$391.00 ➝ $405.00Low
12/16/2020Deutsche Bank AktiengesellschaftBoost TargetHold$391.00 ➝ $419.00Low
12/14/2020Wells Fargo & CompanyDowngradeEqual Weight ➝ Underweight$350.00Low
12/2/2020Robert W. BairdBoost TargetOutperform$400.00 ➝ $440.00Medium
11/20/2020William BlairDowngradeOutperform ➝ Market PerformHigh
11/18/2020UBS GroupBoost TargetBuy$425.00 ➝ $465.00Medium
11/13/2020Deutsche Bank AktiengesellschaftBoost TargetHold$399.00 ➝ $419.00Low
10/23/2020Morgan StanleyBoost TargetEqual Weight$366.00 ➝ $401.00Low
10/23/2020Raymond JamesBoost TargetOutperform$390.00 ➝ $400.00Low
10/23/2020Deutsche Bank AktiengesellschaftLower TargetHold$429.00 ➝ $399.00Low
10/15/2020StephensInitiated CoverageEqual WeightLow
10/13/2020Jefferies Financial GroupBoost TargetBuy$410.00 ➝ $450.00Low
9/30/2020OppenheimerBoost TargetOutperform$375.00 ➝ $400.00High
9/15/2020UBS GroupInitiated CoverageBuy$416.00Low
9/8/2020Raymond JamesUpgradeMarket Perform ➝ Outperform$390.00High
8/27/2020Raymond JamesReiterated RatingHoldLow
7/24/2020Morgan StanleyBoost TargetEqual Weight$324.00 ➝ $366.00Medium
7/24/2020Jefferies Financial GroupBoost TargetBuy$298.00 ➝ $390.00Medium
7/24/2020Deutsche Bank AktiengesellschaftBoost TargetHold$359.00 ➝ $383.00Low
7/21/2020Robert W. BairdBoost TargetOutperform$335.00 ➝ $360.00Medium
7/20/2020Royal Bank of CanadaReiterated RatingSell$241.00Low
7/9/2020Gordon HaskettUpgradeUnderperform ➝ Hold$295.00Low
7/2/2020Wells Fargo & CompanyBoost TargetEqual Weight$250.00 ➝ $300.00High
7/1/2020Deutsche Bank AktiengesellschaftInitiated CoverageHold$344.00Medium
6/30/2020Morgan StanleyBoost TargetEqual Weight$298.00 ➝ $324.00High
6/23/2020JPMorgan Chase & Co.Boost TargetNeutral$270.00 ➝ $291.00Medium
6/2/2020Longbow ResearchUpgradeNeutral ➝ Buy$380.00High
4/24/2020Wells Fargo & CompanyLower TargetEqual Weight$275.00 ➝ $250.00High
4/24/2020OppenheimerLower TargetOutperform$335.00 ➝ $325.00High
4/24/2020Royal Bank of CanadaLower TargetUnderperform$194.00 ➝ $191.00High
4/23/2020OppenheimerReiterated RatingBuy$335.00High
4/19/2020StephensLower Target$322.00 ➝ $300.00Medium
4/16/2020Royal Bank of CanadaReiterated RatingSell$194.00Low
4/15/2020Morgan StanleyBoost TargetEqual Weight$259.00 ➝ $282.00Low
4/13/2020StephensLower TargetEqual Weight$322.00 ➝ $300.00Medium
4/7/2020Gordon HaskettDowngradeHold ➝ Underperform$313.00 ➝ $278.00Low
3/27/2020Robert W. BairdUpgradeNeutral ➝ Outperform$340.00 ➝ $300.00Low
3/23/2020Morgan StanleyLower TargetEqual Weight$291.00 ➝ $259.00Medium
3/17/2020Morgan StanleyLower TargetEqual Weight$342.00 ➝ $291.00High
2/12/2020William BlairUpgradeMarket Perform ➝ OutperformHigh
2/7/2020Buckingham ResearchLower TargetNeutral$342.00 ➝ $326.00Medium
2/3/2020G.ResearchUpgradeHold ➝ BuyLow
2/3/2020GabelliUpgradeHold ➝ BuyLow
1/31/2020StephensLower TargetEqual Weight$330.00 ➝ $322.00Low
1/31/2020Morgan StanleyBoost TargetEqual Weight$338.00 ➝ $342.00Medium
1/31/2020Wells Fargo & CompanyLower TargetEqual Weight$330.00 ➝ $290.00High
1/24/2020Buckingham ResearchBoost TargetNeutral$329.00 ➝ $342.00Medium
1/9/2020Wolfe ResearchUpgradeUnderperform ➝ Peer PerformLow
12/11/2019Morgan StanleyUpgradeUnderweight ➝ Equal Weight$281.00 ➝ $338.00High
10/10/2019JPMorgan Chase & Co.Boost TargetNeutral$297.00 ➝ $301.00Low
10/8/2019Buckingham ResearchBoost TargetNeutral$295.00 ➝ $325.00Medium
7/29/2019Morgan StanleyBoost TargetUnderweight$258.00 ➝ $276.00Low
7/26/2019GabelliReiterated RatingHoldMedium
7/26/2019StephensBoost TargetEqual Weight$292.00 ➝ $305.00Low
7/26/2019Buckingham ResearchBoost TargetNeutral$291.00 ➝ $295.00Low
7/17/2019Buckingham ResearchLower TargetNeutral$312.00 ➝ $291.00Low
6/21/2019Atlantic SecuritiesDowngradeNeutral ➝ UnderweightMedium
6/14/2019Morgan StanleyLower TargetUnderweight$273.00 ➝ $258.00Low
5/17/2019Gordon HaskettUpgradeUnderperform ➝ Hold$264.58Medium
4/24/2019Morgan StanleyBoost TargetUnderweight ➝ Underweight$266.00 ➝ $273.00Low
4/23/2019StephensSet TargetHold$318.00Low
4/23/2019BMO Capital MarketsLower TargetMarket Perform ➝ Market Perform$320.00 ➝ $310.00Low
4/22/2019William BlairReiterated RatingMarket PerformLow
4/17/2019Buckingham ResearchBoost TargetNeutral ➝ Neutral$309.00 ➝ $316.00Low
4/12/2019Gordon HaskettDowngradeHold ➝ Underperform$308.99Medium
4/4/2019Peel HuntUpgradeAdd ➝ BuyLow
1/25/2019Royal Bank of CanadaBoost TargetUnderperform$240.00Low
1/15/2019MacquarieUpgradeNeutral ➝ Outperform$281.21High
1/8/2019Wolfe ResearchDowngradeMarket Perform ➝ UnderperformMedium
1/7/2019Jefferies Financial GroupInitiated CoverageHold ➝ Hold$300.00Low
12/18/2018Morgan StanleyInitiated CoverageUnderweight ➝ Underweight$265.00Low
12/10/2018Buckingham ResearchInitiated CoverageNeutral ➝ Neutral$325.00Low
10/17/2018Longbow ResearchReiterated RatingHoldMedium
10/17/2018OppenheimerLower TargetOutperform$410.00 ➝ $365.00Medium
10/17/2018BMO Capital MarketsLower TargetMarket Perform ➝ Market Perform$332.00 ➝ $330.00Low
10/12/2018Gordon HaskettInitiated CoverageHoldLow
9/21/2018OppenheimerBoost TargetOutperform$400.00 ➝ $410.00Low
8/30/2018UBS GroupBoost TargetNeutral ➝ Hold$340.00 ➝ $365.00High
8/23/2018OppenheimerBoost TargetOutperform$380.00 ➝ $400.00Low
8/22/2018MacquarieBoost TargetNeutral ➝ Neutral$314.00 ➝ $358.00Low
7/19/2018OppenheimerBoost TargetOutperform$350.00 ➝ $380.00Low
7/19/2018Royal Bank of CanadaBoost TargetUnderperform$243.00Low
7/19/2018BMO Capital MarketsBoost TargetMarket Perform ➝ Market Perform$267.00 ➝ $330.00Medium
7/18/2018UBS GroupUpgradeSell ➝ Neutral$240.00 ➝ $340.00Medium
7/18/2018CfraSet TargetHold$350.00Medium
7/18/2018Wells Fargo & CompanyReiterated RatingHoldMedium
7/16/2018GabelliDowngradeBuy ➝ Hold$386.00High
7/6/2018BMO Capital MarketsBoost TargetMarket Perform$255.00 ➝ $267.00Low
7/3/2018Robert W. BairdDowngradeOutperform ➝ Neutral$240.00Medium
6/27/2018Wolfe ResearchInitiated CoverageMarket PerformLow
4/23/2018Stifel NicolausBoost TargetHold ➝ Hold$270.00 ➝ $297.00Low
4/20/2018BMO Capital MarketsBoost TargetPositive ➝ Market Perform$247.00 ➝ $255.00Low
4/20/2018Royal Bank of CanadaReiterated RatingSell$221.00High
4/13/2018StephensSet TargetHold$282.00Medium
4/6/2018Deutsche Bank AktiengesellschaftSet TargetHold$275.00Medium
3/19/2018The Goldman Sachs GroupReiterated RatingNeutral ➝ NeutralLow
3/16/2018BMO Capital MarketsBoost TargetMarket Perform ➝ Market Perform$235.00 ➝ $242.00High
1/26/2018Stifel NicolausReiterated RatingHold$278.00Low
1/25/2018OppenheimerBoost TargetOutperform ➝ Outperform$245.00 ➝ $320.00High
1/25/2018Credit Suisse GroupBoost TargetUnderperform ➝ Underperform$190.00 ➝ $240.00High
1/25/2018Wells Fargo & CompanyBoost TargetMarket Perform$220.00 ➝ $260.00High
1/25/2018BMO Capital MarketsBoost TargetMarket Perform ➝ Market Perform$224.00 ➝ $235.00High
1/25/2018Royal Bank of CanadaReiterated RatingUnderperform$206.00High
1/25/2018Robert W. BairdUpgradeNeutral ➝ BuyHigh
1/25/2018StephensReiterated RatingHold$264.00High
1/23/2018UBS GroupInitiated CoverageSell ➝ Sell$215.00Low
1/9/2018Credit Suisse GroupReiterated RatingUnderperform$172.00 ➝ $190.00Low
1/4/2018Royal Bank of CanadaReiterated RatingSell$192.00Low
(Data available from 12/7/2017 forward)

News Sentiment Rating

0.49 (Hold)

Our news sentiment rating is based on the average sentiment of articles about this company published in the media in the last 30 days of headlines and can range from 2 (very positive sentiment) to -2 (very negative sentiment).

News Sentiment Over Time

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  • 11 very positive mentions
  • 20 positive mentions
  • 2 negative mentions
  • 0 very negative mentions
5/11/2022
  • 1 very positive mentions
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  • 2 negative mentions
  • 0 very negative mentions
6/10/2022
  • 3 very positive mentions
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  • 1 very negative mentions
7/10/2022
  • 12 very positive mentions
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  • 0 negative mentions
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8/9/2022
  • 4 very positive mentions
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  • 1 negative mentions
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9/8/2022
  • 9 very positive mentions
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  • 0 negative mentions
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10/8/2022
  • 12 very positive mentions
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  • 1 negative mentions
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11/7/2022
  • 7 very positive mentions
  • 18 positive mentions
  • 1 negative mentions
  • 0 very negative mentions
12/7/2022

Current Sentiment

  • 7 very positive mentions
  • 18 positive mentions
  • 1 negative mentions
  • 0 very negative mentions
W.W. Grainger logo
W.W. Grainger, Inc. operates as a supplier of maintenance, repair and operating products (MRO), with operations also in Europe, Asia and Latin America. It operates through two segments: United States and Canada. The United States segment offers a selection of MRO products and services through its eCommerce platforms, catalogs, branches and sales and service representatives. The Canada segment provides a combination of product breadth, local availability, speed of delivery, detailed product information and competitively priced products and services. The company was founded by William Wallace Grainger in 1928 and is headquartered in Lake Forest, IL.
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Today's Range

Now: $587.69
Low: $579.42
High: $591.67

50 Day Range

MA: $558.56
Low: $486.90
High: $608.38

52 Week Range

Now: $587.69
Low: $440.48
High: $612.06

Volume

5,058 shs

Average Volume

268,180 shs

Market Capitalization

$29.70 billion

P/E Ratio

21.01

Dividend Yield

1.17%

Beta

1.22

Frequently Asked Questions

What sell-side analysts currently cover shares of W.W. Grainger?

The following Wall Street research analysts have issued stock ratings on W.W. Grainger in the last twelve months: Atlantic Securities, Morgan Stanley, Oppenheimer Holdings Inc., Robert W. Baird, Royal Bank of Canada, Stephens, StockNews.com, UBS Group AG, William Blair, and Wolfe Research.
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What is the current price target for W.W. Grainger?

7 Wall Street analysts have set twelve-month price targets for W.W. Grainger in the last year. Their average twelve-month price target is $590.29, suggesting a possible upside of 1.7%. UBS Group AG has the highest price target set, predicting GWW will reach $695.00 in the next twelve months. Royal Bank of Canada has the lowest price target set, forecasting a price of $422.00 for W.W. Grainger in the next year.
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What is the current consensus analyst rating for W.W. Grainger?

W.W. Grainger currently has 2 sell ratings, 4 hold ratings and 3 buy ratings from Wall Street analysts. The stock has a consensus analyst rating of "Hold." A "hold" rating indicates that analysts believe investors should keep any existing positions they have in GWW, but not buy more shares or sell existing shares.
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How do I contact W.W. Grainger's investor relations team?

W.W. Grainger's physical mailing address is 100 GRAINGER PARKWAY, LAKE FOREST IL, 60045. The industrial products company's listed phone number is (847) 535-1000 and its investor relations email address is [email protected] The official website for W.W. Grainger is www.grainger.com. Learn More about contacing W.W. Grainger investor relations.