W.W. Grainger, Inc. Net Profit Margin

Net Profit Margin of GWW for past 10 years: annual, quarterly and twelve month trailing (TTM) including Net Profit Margin growth rates and interactive chart. The net profit margin is equal to how much net income or profit is generated as a percentage of revenue. Net profit margin is the ratio of net profits (or net income) to revenues for a company. Net profit margin is typically expressed as a percentage. The net profit margin illustrates how much of each dollar in revenue collected by a company translates into profit.


Highlights and Quick Summary

  • Net Profit Margin for the quarter ending December 30, 2019 was 3.62% (a -54.24% decrease compared to previous quarter)
  • Year-over-year quarterly Net Profit Margin decreased by -59.96%
  • Annual Net Profit Margin for 2019 was 7.39% (a 6.03% increase from previous year)
  • Annual Net Profit Margin for 2018 was 6.97% (a 24.02% increase from previous year)
  • Annual Net Profit Margin for 2017 was 5.62% (a -5.23% decrease from previous year)
  • Twelve month Net Profit Margin ending December 30, 2019 was 7.39% (a -11.81% decrease compared to previous quarter)
  • Twelve month trailing Net Profit Margin increased by 3.5% year-over-year
Trailing Net Profit Margin for the last four month:
30 Dec '19 29 Sep '19 29 Jun '19 30 Mar '19
7.39% 8.38% 7.32% 7.14%
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Historical Net Profit Margin of W.W. Grainger, Inc.

Most recent Net Profit Marginof GWW including historical data for past 10 years.

Interactive Chart of Net Profit Margin of W.W. Grainger, Inc.

W.W. Grainger, Inc. Net Profit Margin for the past 10 Years (both Annual and Quarterly)

Year Q1 Q2 Q3 Q4 Fiscal Year
2019 3.62% 7.91% 8.99% 9.04% 7.39%
2018 7.56% 3.67% 8.28% 8.39% 6.97%
2017 5.88% 6.09% 3.72% 6.82% 5.62%
2016 2.39% 7.1% 6.74% 7.38% 5.93%
2015 6.11% 7.52% 8.66% 8.56% 7.71%
2014 5.77% 8.89% 8.22% 8.96% 7.95%
2013 6.38% 8.66% 9.14% 9.13% 8.32%
2012 6.9% 6.69% 8.32% 8.4% 7.57%
2011 7.02% 8.45% 8.32% 8.2% 7.99%
2010 7.07% 7.73% 7.08% 5.8% 6.95%
2009 5.8% 8.88% 5.89% 6.76%

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.