Grainger (W W) Dividend yield report

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   USD per share 
 Price  172.28
 Dividend  5.12
 Earnings  11.49
 Cash-flow  16.89
 Book value  30.22
 Equity  34.20

Grainger (W W) is part of Support Services business, which is part of Industrials industry. Grainger (W W) is a company from USA, and his stocks are publicly traded.

Grainger (W W) paid a total dividend of 307 million USD last year, for a market capitalization of 10,337 millions. Dividend per share of Grainger (W W) is 5.12 USD, and his stock market price 172.28 USD.

According to the chart below, where dividend yield is displayed, Grainger (W W) has a dividend yield of 2.97%, which is higher than the amount offered by both the market average and companies from USA. It is also bigger than average of Industrials industry. This high dividend yield might be a sign to worry about the future of the company so deeper analysis is needed.

Dividend yield of Grainger (W W)

About the ability of Grainger (W W) to maintain his current dividend of USD 5.12 per share, an amount that accounts for 2.97%, we should study its payout ratio both on earnings and on cash-flows (see chart below). Grainger (W W) payout on ernings is currently 44.56%, which is higher than the market average, and companies of Industrials industry, which are 39.83% and 36.76% respectively. Both figures show that Grainger (W W) can have problems to keep with his present dividend yield.

The payout on earnings should be complemented with the payout on cash flow since it is this latter amount the one which can be distributed to shareholders. Cash flow per share of Grainger (W W) is USD 16.89 per share, which is higher than the dividend per share paid by the company of USD 5.12, so the company generates enough cash to maintain his dividend in the future.

The following figure shows payout ratios over earnings and cashflow of Grainger (W W), compared againt world market average, USA companies, Industrials industry and Support Services sector companies. You might also need to check full financial report of Grainger (W W).

Finally, you could compare Grainger (W W) dividend yield with other Support Services companies or firms from USA.

Grainger (W W) payout

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