W.W. Grainger, Inc.(Grainger) is a distributor of maintenance, repair and operating (MRO) supplies and other related products and services used by businesses and institutions primarily in the United States and Canada . The Company operates in two segments: United States and Canada. Other businesses include operations in Europe, Asia, Latin America and other United States operations. Grainger uses a multichannel business model to provide customers with a range of options for finding and purchasing products, utilizing sales representatives, direct marketing materials, catalogs and eCommerce. In 2012,it acquired Techni-Tool, Inc. Effective April 2, 2012, it acquired 100% interest in AnFreixo S.A.
|Headquarters||100 Grainger Parkway|
LAKE FOREST, IL, United States 60045-5201
|Chairman of the Board, President, Chief Executive Officer||James Ryan|
|Chief Financial Officer, Senior Vice President||Ronald Jadin|
|Senior Vice President, Chief Information Officer||Timothy Ferrarell|
|Senior Vice President, General Counsel||John Howard|
|Senior Vice President - Communications and Investor Relations||Laura Brown|
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|Shares Out.||69.5M||Book Value||$43.52|
|Annual Dividend Rate||$3.72||Price/Sales (TTM)||2.0|
|Ex-Div Date||5/9/13||P/Cash Flow (TTM)||20.7x|
|Pay Date||8/9/13||Operating Margin||12.95%|
*GAAP = prior to non-GAAP analyst adjusted earnings.