W.W. Grainger, Inc. Receivables

Receivables of GWW for past 10 years: annual, quarterly and twelve month trailing (TTM) including Receivables growth rates and interactive chart. Accounts receivable (AR) is the balance of money due to a firm for goods or services delivered or used but not yet paid for by customers. Accounts receivables are listed on the balance sheet as a current asset. AR is any amount of money owed by customers for purchases made on credit. When a company makes a sale, it records revenues and a corresponding balance in accounts receivable. When an invoice is paid, the accounts payable account is reduced and cash is received. Receivables should grow in-line with revenue over time, if they are growing much faster, a company might be booking revenue too aggressively.

Highlights and Quick Summary

  • Receivables for the quarter ending December 30, 2019 was $1.43 Billion (a -4.68% decrease compared to previous quarter)
  • Year-over-year quarterly Receivables decreased by -4.04%
  • Annual Receivables for 2019 was $1.43 Billion (a 2.89% increase from previous year)
  • Annual Receivables for 2018 was $1.39 Billion (a 4.53% increase from previous year)
  • Annual Receivables for 2017 was $1.33 Billion (a 8.33% increase from previous year)
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Historical Receivables of W.W. Grainger, Inc.

Most recent Receivablesof GWW including historical data for past 10 years.

Interactive Chart of Receivables of W.W. Grainger, Inc.

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

(All values are in $ million)

Year Q1 Q2 Q3 Q4 Fiscal Year
2019 $1,425.0 $1,495.0 $1,503.0 $1,485.0 $1,425.0
2018 $1,385.0 $1,481.3 $1,462.6 $1,428.23 $1,385.0
2017 $1,325.0 $1,373.32 $1,369.63 $1,325.22 $1,325.0
2016 $1,223.1 $1,326.36 $1,310.38 $1,304.56 $1,223.1
2015 $1,209.64 $1,291.37 $1,197.86 $1,198.15 $1,209.64
2014 $1,172.92 $1,234.88 $1,177.54 $1,159.56 $1,172.92
2013 $1,101.66 $1,082.11 $1,075.59 $1,031.92 $1,101.66
2012 $940.02 $1,022.19 $1,015.16 $977.44 $940.02
2011 $888.7 $944.98 $870.44 $809.85 $888.7
2010 $762.9 $784.92 $725.2 $688.63 $762.9
2009 $624.91 $638.53 $582.43 $624.91

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.