Grainger (W W) Dividend yield

 Price  400.93
 Dividend  6.13
 Earnings  14.37
 Cash-flow  21.33
 Book value  34.86
 Equity  35.05

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 325 million USD last year, for a market value of 21,249 millions (Market Cap 17,475 millions). Dividend per share of Grainger (W W) is 6.13 USD, and his stock market price 400.93 USD.

According to the chart below, where dividend yield is displayed, Grainger (W W) has a dividend yield of 1.53%, lower than the amount offered by both the market average and companies from USA. It is also lower than average of Industrials industry. This low dividend yield might has several explanations: company overpriced, expanding their business,...

In addition, you should compare Grainger (W W) dividend yield with other Support Services companies or firms from USA.

Dividend yield of Grainger (W W)

Grainger (W W) Dividend Payout

About the ability of Grainger (W W) to maintain his current dividend of USD 6.13 per share, an amount that accounts for 1.53%, we should study its payout ratio both on earnings and on cash-flows (see chart below). Grainger (W W) payout on ernings is currently 42.66%, which is higher than the market average, and companies of Industrials industry, which are 38.16% and 33.11% 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 last amount the one which can be distributed to shareholders. Cash flow per share of Grainger (W W) is USD 21.33 per share, which is higher than the dividend per share paid by the company of USD 6.13, 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.

Grainger (W W) payout

Grainger (W W) Dividend History

Year Yield  USD  Paypout  Shares* 

*In millions

Grainger (W W) Stock performance

Finally, last moth Grainger (W W) showed a return of 7.60% compared to a worldwide 4.25% average, and a 5.41% of Industrials firms. Over the last year, the company obtained a 61.30% versus a worldwide performance of a 53.42%. More detailed information can be seen in the following graph for USA and Support Services firms.

Grainger (W W) stock and market return