W.W. Grainger, Inc. Free Cash Flow Growth

Free Cash Flow Growth of GWW for past 10 years: annual, quarterly and twelve month trailing (TTM) including Free Cash Flow Growth growth rates and interactive chart.


Highlights and Quick Summary

  • Free Cash Flow Growth for the quarter ending December 30, 2019 was -15.35% (a -1.35% decrease compared to previous quarter)
  • Year-over-year quarterly Free Cash Flow Growth decreased by -62.68%
  • Annual Free Cash Flow Growth for 2019 was -7.3% (a 90.6% increase from previous year)
  • Annual Free Cash Flow Growth for 2018 was -3.83% (a -121.0% decrease from previous year)
  • Annual Free Cash Flow Growth for 2017 was 18.24% (a 4.77% increase from previous year)
  • Twelve month Free Cash Flow Growth ending December 30, 2019 was -7.3% (a -4.82% decrease compared to previous quarter)
  • Twelve month trailing Free Cash Flow Growth increased by 10.27% year-over-year
Trailing Free Cash Flow Growth for the last four month:
30 Dec '19 29 Sep '19 29 Jun '19 30 Mar '19
-7.3% -7.67% -3.96% -6.62%
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Historical Free Cash Flow Growth of W.W. Grainger, Inc.

Most recent Free Cash Flow Growthof GWW including historical data for past 10 years.

Interactive Chart of Free Cash Flow Growth of W.W. Grainger, Inc.

W.W. Grainger, Inc. Free Cash Flow Growth for the past 10 Years (both Annual and Quarterly)

Year Q1 Q2 Q3 Q4 Fiscal Year
2019 -15.35% -15.56% 34.6% -41.13% -7.3%
2018 -15.3% -4.35% 31.62% -17.6% -3.83%
2017 10.41% 35.58% 1.56% 22.69% 18.24%
2016 49.22% -15.17% 9.08% 91.49% 17.41%
2015 8.68% 12.72% 92.02% -37.4% 13.0%
2014 15.24% -12.27% -55.97% -24.23% -19.15%
2013 -2.39% 3.34% 115.04% 103.96% 28.91%
2012 23.75% 35.71% -43.02% -26.44% 3.31%
2011 146.92% 23.07% -12.69% -9.43% 16.94%
2010 -71.35% -30.35% -3.98% 604.32% -19.58%

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.