W.W. Grainger, Inc. Cost of Revenue

Cost of Revenue of GWW for past 10 years: annual, quarterly and twelve month trailing (TTM) including Cost of Revenue growth rates and interactive chart. Cost of revenue refers to the direct costs attributable to the production of the goods or supply of services by an entity. It is also commonly known as the “cost of goods sold (COGS)”. Cost of sales measures the cost of goods produced or services provided in a period by an entity. It includes the cost of the direct materials used in producing the goods, direct labor costs used to produce the good, along with any other direct costs associated with the production of goods. In case of services cost of sales includes the labor cost or salaries of the employees and other directly attributable costs. Cost of sales does not include indirect expenses such as distribution costs and marketing costs. It appears on the income statement and is deducted from the sales revenue for the calculation of gross profit (or gross margin).


Highlights and Quick Summary

  • Cost of Revenue for the quarter ending December 30, 2019 was $1.77 Billion (a -4.49% decrease compared to previous quarter)
  • Year-over-year quarterly Cost of Revenue increased by 3.58%
  • Annual Cost of Revenue for 2019 was $7.09 Billion (a 3.14% increase from previous year)
  • Annual Cost of Revenue for 2018 was $6.87 Billion (a 8.63% increase from previous year)
  • Annual Cost of Revenue for 2017 was $6.33 Billion (a 5.06% increase from previous year)
  • Twelve month Cost of Revenue ending December 30, 2019 was $7.09 Billion (a 0.97% increase compared to previous quarter)
  • Twelve month trailing Cost of Revenue increased by 2.69% year-over-year
Trailing Cost of Revenue for the last four month:
30 Dec '19 29 Sep '19 29 Jun '19 30 Mar '19
$7.09 Billion $7.02 Billion $6.93 Billion $6.9 Billion
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Historical Cost of Revenue of W.W. Grainger, Inc.

Most recent Cost of Revenueof GWW including historical data for past 10 years.

Interactive Chart of Cost of Revenue of W.W. Grainger, Inc.

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

(All values are in $ million)

Year Q1 Q2 Q3 Q4 Fiscal Year
2019 $1,765.0 $1,848.0 $1,772.0 $1,704.0 $7,089.0
2018 $1,697.0 $1,752.0 $1,750.0 $1,674.0 $6,873.0
2017 $1,610.93 $1,618.82 $1,575.31 $1,521.94 $6,327.0
2016 $1,480.37 $1,556.54 $1,523.61 $1,461.49 $6,022.0
2015 $1,475.88 $1,471.02 $1,449.13 $1,345.92 $5,741.96
2014 $1,456.16 $1,459.48 $1,425.42 $1,309.66 $5,650.71
2013 $1,370.84 $1,347.16 $1,334.58 $1,248.7 $5,301.28
2012 $1,256.59 $1,287.25 $1,270.93 $1,219.11 $5,033.89
2011 $1,171.12 $1,201.65 $1,140.63 $1,054.0 $4,567.39
2010 $1,063.56 $1,109.69 $1,036.61 $966.61 $4,176.47
2009 $949.62 $929.72 $908.3 $835.83 $3,623.47

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.