W.W. Grainger, Inc. Cash and Short Term Investments

Cash and Short Term Investments of GWW for past 10 years: annual, quarterly and twelve month trailing (TTM) including Cash and Short Term Investments growth rates and interactive chart. Cash and Short Term investments is the sum of two balance sheet line items: cash and equivalents and short term investments in marketable securities. Cash and short term investments are considered very liquid assets.


Highlights and Quick Summary

  • Cash and Short Term Investments for the quarter ending December 30, 2019 was $360 Million (a 25.87% increase compared to previous quarter)
  • Year-over-year quarterly Cash and Short Term Investments decreased by -8.16%
  • Annual Cash and Short Term Investments for 2019 was $360 Million (a -33.09% decrease from previous year)
  • Annual Cash and Short Term Investments for 2018 was $538 Million (a 64.53% increase from previous year)
  • Annual Cash and Short Term Investments for 2017 was $327 Million (a 19.28% increase from previous year)
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Historical Cash and Short Term Investments of W.W. Grainger, Inc.

Most recent Cash and Short Term Investmentsof GWW including historical data for past 10 years.

Interactive Chart of Cash and Short Term Investments of W.W. Grainger, Inc.

W.W. Grainger, Inc. Cash and Short Term Investments for the past 10 Years (both Annual and Quarterly)

(All values are in $ million)

Year Q1 Q2 Q3 Q4 Fiscal Year
2019 $360.0 $286.0 $315.0 $392.0 $360.0
2018 $538.0 $516.85 $312.46 $302.02 $538.0
2017 $327.0 $284.58 $275.07 $238.8 $327.0
2016 $274.15 $285.98 $316.0 $279.91 $274.15
2015 $290.14 $258.15 $819.79 $243.43 $290.14
2014 $226.64 $319.73 $331.71 $375.56 $226.64
2013 $430.64 $540.0 $488.74 $485.52 $430.64
2012 $452.06 $420.8 $249.75 $338.76 $452.06
2011 $335.49 $360.66 $465.71 $334.7 $335.49
2010 $313.45 $286.51 $388.06 $548.47 $313.45
2009 $459.87 $672.04 $416.29 $257.57 $459.87

Business Profile of W.W. Grainger, Inc.

Sector: Industrial Products
Industry: Ind Prods/Svc
W.W. Grainger, Inc. distributes maintenance, repair, and operating (MRO) products and services in the United States, Canada, and internationally. The company provides material handling equipment, safety and security supplies, lighting and electrical products, power and hand tools, pumps and plumbing supplies, cleaning and maintenance supplies, and metalworking tools, as well as gloves, ladders, motors, and janitorial supplies. It also offers inventory management and technical support services. The company provides its products through branches, sales and service representatives, contact centers, distribution centers, and catalogs, as well as through e-commerce platform. It serves small and mid-sized businesses, large corporations, government entities, and other institutions. W.W. Grainger, Inc. was founded in 1927 and is headquartered in Lake Forest, Illinois.