W.W. Grainger, Inc. P/FCF ratio

P/FCF ratio of GWW for past 10 years: annual, quarterly and twelve month trailing (TTM) including P/FCF ratio growth rates and interactive chart. A valuation metric that measures the share price of a stock compared to its free cash flow per share. Free cash flow is calculated as operating cash flow - capital expenditures and is a more accurate measure of a company's earning power than net income, as it's not easily manipulated. A low P/FCF ratio can indicate undervaluation, while a high one might mean the growth expectations around the company are elevated. P/FCF ratio can be compared to different companies in the same industry or to a company’s own historical valuation.


Highlights and Quick Summary

Current P/FCF ratio of W.W. Grainger, Inc. is 22.1 (as of December 30, 2019)
  • P/FCF ratio for the quarter ending December 30, 2019 was 22.1 (a 20.49% increase compared to previous quarter)
  • Year-over-year quarterly P/FCF ratio increased by 8.91%
  • Annual P/FCF ratio for 2019 was 22.1 (a 26.1% increase from previous year)
  • Annual P/FCF ratio for 2018 was 17.52 (a 21.11% increase from previous year)
  • Annual P/FCF ratio for 2017 was 14.47 (a -18.77% decrease from previous year)
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Historical P/FCF ratio of W.W. Grainger, Inc.

Most recent P/FCF ratioof GWW including historical data for past 10 years.

Interactive Chart of P/FCF ratio of W.W. Grainger, Inc.

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

Year Q1 Q2 Q3 Q4 Fiscal Year
2019 22.1 18.34 15.92 20.29 22.1
2018 17.52 21.12 17.82 16.99 17.52
2017 14.47 11.46 12.69 16.61 14.47
2016 17.81 19.13 18.48 19.57 17.81
2015 19.5 21.0 25.03 28.26 19.5
2014 29.07 29.78 28.42 24.5 29.07
2013 23.94 24.41 24.12 23.75 23.94
2012 24.58 26.91 28.13 28.73 24.58
2011 23.24 21.54 23.97 20.49 23.24
2010 20.56 13.95 10.64 11.59 20.56
2009 12.08 0.0 0.0 0.0 12.08

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.