W.W. Grainger, Inc. Operating Income

Operating Income of GWW for past 10 years: annual, quarterly and twelve month trailing (TTM) including Operating Income growth rates and interactive chart. Operating income is the amount of profit realized from a business's operations, after deducting operating expenses such as wages, depreciation, and cost of goods sold (COGS). Operating income–also called income from operations–takes a company's gross income, which is equivalent to total revenue minus COGS, and subtracts all operating expenses. A business's operating expenses are costs incurred from normal operating activities and include items such as office supplies and utilities. Operating income is measured before interest and tax expenses and is a good gauge of a company's operational profitability.


Highlights and Quick Summary

  • Operating Income for the quarter ending December 30, 2019 was $181 Million (a -46.45% decrease compared to previous quarter)
  • Year-over-year quarterly Operating Income decreased by -50.14%
  • Annual Operating Income for 2019 was $1.26 Billion (a 8.98% increase from previous year)
  • Annual Operating Income for 2018 was $1.16 Billion (a 11.88% increase from previous year)
  • Annual Operating Income for 2017 was $1.04 Billion (a -7.01% decrease from previous year)
  • Twelve month Operating Income ending December 30, 2019 was $1.26 Billion (a -7.95% decrease compared to previous quarter)
  • Twelve month trailing Operating Income increased by 6.41% year-over-year
Trailing Operating Income for the last four month:
30 Dec '19 29 Sep '19 29 Jun '19 30 Mar '19
$1.26 Billion $1.37 Billion $1.22 Billion $1.19 Billion
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Historical Operating Income of W.W. Grainger, Inc.

Most recent Operating Incomeof GWW including historical data for past 10 years.

Interactive Chart of Operating Income of W.W. Grainger, Inc.

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

(All values are in $ million)

Year Q1 Q2 Q3 Q4 Fiscal Year
2019 $181.0 $338.0 $380.0 $363.0 $1,262.0
2018 $290.0 $189.0 $344.0 $335.0 $1,158.0
2017 $235.68 $277.74 $229.08 $292.5 $1,035.0
2016 $167.73 $322.59 $305.59 $317.09 $1,113.0
2015 $251.63 $340.73 $356.72 $351.25 $1,300.32
2014 $266.51 $385.51 $340.75 $354.34 $1,347.12
2013 $256.76 $346.72 $350.07 $343.31 $1,296.85
2012 $258.44 $254.33 $314.0 $304.36 $1,131.13
2011 $221.49 $303.04 $265.28 $262.61 $1,052.43
2010 $211.4 $251.27 $214.92 $182.89 $860.48
2009 $165.36 $186.72 $153.93 $159.21 $665.22

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.