W.W. Grainger, Inc. Payout ratio

Payout ratio of GWW for past 10 years: annual, quarterly and twelve month trailing (TTM) including Payout ratio growth rates and interactive chart.


Highlights and Quick Summary

  • Payout ratio for the quarter ending December 30, 2019 was 83.5% (a 146.24% increase compared to previous quarter)
  • Year-over-year quarterly Payout ratio increased by 177.96%
  • Annual Payout ratio for 2019 was 38.63% (a -4.4% decrease from previous year)
  • Annual Payout ratio for 2018 was 40.41% (a -22.11% decrease from previous year)
  • Annual Payout ratio for 2017 was 51.88% (a 2.9% increase from previous year)
  • Twelve month Payout ratio ending December 30, 2019 was 38.63% (a 13.15% increase compared to previous quarter)
  • Twelve month trailing Payout ratio decreased by -3.06% year-over-year
Trailing Payout ratio for the last four month:
30 Dec '19 29 Sep '19 29 Jun '19 30 Mar '19
38.63% 34.14% 39.23% 39.85%
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Historical Payout ratio of W.W. Grainger, Inc.

Most recent Payout ratioof GWW including historical data for past 10 years.

Interactive Chart of Payout ratio of W.W. Grainger, Inc.

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

Year Q1 Q2 Q3 Q4 Fiscal Year
2019 83.5% 33.91% 33.46% 30.04% 38.63%
2018 40.19% 74.04% 35.02% 31.03% 40.41%
2017 50.69% 46.0% 81.74% 41.62% 51.88%
2016 138.49% 39.98% 43.35% 39.27% 50.42%
2015 49.87% 40.47% 36.87% 35.15% 39.85%
2014 52.55% 32.66% 37.01% 30.27% 36.78%
2013 44.01% 31.35% 30.78% 27.16% 32.53%
2012 37.82% 37.11% 31.17% 25.53% 32.48%
2011 32.81% 26.25% 28.48% 24.82% 27.96%
2010 29.58% 26.89% 32.1% 35.14% 30.5%
2009 36.54% 24.7% 38.27% 32.04%

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.