W.W. Grainger, Inc. EBT margin

EBT margin of GWW for past 10 years: annual, quarterly and twelve month trailing (TTM) including EBT margin growth rates and interactive chart. The Earnings before tax margin. Calculated as earnings before tax divided by revenue. Measures the profitability of a company after all expenses are paid but before taxes. This is useful to compare various companies in an industry that might have different tax regimes or tax rates.


Highlights and Quick Summary

  • EBT margin for the quarter ending December 30, 2019 was 5.97% (a -45.38% decrease compared to previous quarter)
  • Year-over-year quarterly EBT margin decreased by -52.39%
  • Annual EBT margin for 2019 was 10.53% (a 9.35% increase from previous year)
  • Annual EBT margin for 2018 was 9.63% (a 7.24% increase from previous year)
  • Annual EBT margin for 2017 was 8.98% (a -10.65% decrease from previous year)
  • Twelve month EBT margin ending December 30, 2019 was 10.53% (a -8.91% decrease compared to previous quarter)
  • Twelve month trailing EBT margin increased by 5.3% year-over-year
Trailing EBT margin for the last four month:
30 Dec '19 29 Sep '19 29 Jun '19 30 Mar '19
10.53% 11.56% 10.34% 10.0%
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Historical EBT margin of W.W. Grainger, Inc.

Most recent EBT marginof GWW including historical data for past 10 years.

Interactive Chart of EBT margin of W.W. Grainger, Inc.

W.W. Grainger, Inc. EBT margin for the past 10 Years (both Annual and Quarterly)

Year Q1 Q2 Q3 Q4 Fiscal Year
2019 5.97% 10.93% 12.65% 12.54% 10.53%
2018 10.1% 6.04% 11.32% 11.1% 9.63%
2017 7.91% 9.48% 7.92% 10.65% 8.98%
2016 5.88% 11.29% 11.04% 11.87% 10.05%
2015 9.48% 12.61% 13.82% 14.25% 12.54%
2014 10.42% 14.93% 13.5% 14.74% 13.39%
2013 10.7% 14.34% 14.59% 14.99% 13.64%
2012 11.4% 10.99% 13.81% 13.79% 12.49%
2011 10.89% 14.21% 13.17% 13.87% 13.02%
2010 11.5% 13.15% 11.93% 10.82% 11.89%
2009 10.03% 14.68% 9.89% 11.37%

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.