Grainger (W W) Dividend yield

 Price  714.14
 Dividend  7.43
 Earnings  32.02
 Cash-flow  26.55
 Book value  48.58
 Equity  42.98

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) stock dividend

Grainger (W W) paid a total dividend of 372 million USD last year, for a market value of 35,707 millions (Market Cap 31,820 millions). Grainger (W W) dividend per share is 7.43 USD, and his stock market price 714.14 USD.

According to the chart below, where dividend yield is displayed, Grainger (W W) has a dividend yield of 1.04%, 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) stocks dividend with other Support Services companies or other of the high USA dividend stocks list.

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 7.43 per share, an amount that accounts for 1.04%, we should study its payout ratio both on earnings and on cash-flows (see chart below). Grainger (W W) payout on ernings is currently 23.20%, which is lower than the market average and companies of Industrials industry, which are 39.34% and 37.26% respectively. Both figures lead us to believe that there is confidence that Grainger (W W)can maintain his current dividend.

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 26.55 per share, which is higher than the dividend per share paid by the company of USD 7.43, 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

Below you will find a table with the historical evolution of Grainger (W W)'s dividend stock, both in percentage and in USD, its Payout on Earnings and the number of shares (in case there is an split, number shares altered the dividend per share).

Year Yield  USD  Paypout  Shares* 

*In millions

Then you can see the evolution of Grainger (W W) dividend stock, and compare it with the average of USA stocks and that of the Support Services stocks.

Grainger (W W) stock dividend history

Grainger (W W) Stock performance

Finally, last moth Grainger (W W) showed a return of -3.30% compared to a worldwide -2.49% average, and a -2.39% of Industrials firms. Over the last year, the company obtained a 28.70% versus a worldwide performance of a 8.71%. More detailed information can be seen in the following graph for USA and Support Services firms.

Grainger (W W) stock and market return