W.W. Grainger, Inc. EV/Sales

EV/Sales of GWW for past 10 years: annual, quarterly and twelve month trailing (TTM) including EV/Sales growth rates and interactive chart. Compares the total enterprise value of a company to its sales. It is a more accurate measure of business value, as it takes into account cash and debt on the balance sheet. A company with large cash holdings and no debt will show a significantly lower EV/S than P/S ratio.


Highlights and Quick Summary

Current EV/Sales of W.W. Grainger, Inc. is 1.77 (as of December 30, 2019)
  • EV/Sales for the quarter ending December 30, 2019 was 1.77 (a 12.46% increase compared to previous quarter)
  • Year-over-year quarterly EV/Sales increased by 4.37%
  • Annual EV/Sales for 2019 was 1.77 (a 13.59% increase from previous year)
  • Annual EV/Sales for 2018 was 1.56 (a 4.33% increase from previous year)
  • Annual EV/Sales for 2017 was 1.49 (a -3.92% decrease from previous year)
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Historical EV/Sales of W.W. Grainger, Inc.

Most recent EV/Salesof GWW including historical data for past 10 years.

Interactive Chart of EV/Sales of W.W. Grainger, Inc.

W.W. Grainger, Inc. EV/Sales for the past 10 Years (both Annual and Quarterly)

Year Q1 Q2 Q3 Q4 Fiscal Year
2019 1.77 1.57 1.47 1.69 1.77
2018 1.56 1.96 1.75 1.64 1.56
2017 1.49 1.22 1.22 1.5 1.49
2016 1.55 1.49 1.53 1.56 1.55
2015 1.46 1.52 1.63 1.6 1.46
2014 1.77 1.76 1.81 1.83 1.77
2013 1.88 1.95 1.93 1.69 1.88
2012 1.58 1.68 1.57 1.83 1.58
2011 1.61 1.34 1.4 1.31 1.61
2010 1.38 1.22 1.08 1.21 1.38
2009 1.15 0.0 0.0 0.0 1.15

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.