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W W Grainger Inc (GWW.N)

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Grainger Reports Q1 Earnings Per Share $4.07
Thursday, 19 Apr 2018 

April 19 (Reuters) - W W Grainger Inc ::GRAINGER REPORTS RESULTS FOR THE 2018 FIRST QUARTER.Q1 ADJUSTED EARNINGS PER SHARE $4.18.Q1 EARNINGS PER SHARE $4.07.Q1 SALES $2.8 BILLION VERSUS I/B/E/S VIEW $2.72 BILLION.Q1 EARNINGS PER SHARE VIEW $3.44 -- THOMSON REUTERS I/B/E/S.EXPECTS 2018 SALES GROWTH OF 5 TO 8 PERCENT AND EARNINGS PER SHARE OF $14.30 TO $15.30.Q1 REVENUE VIEW $2.72 BILLION -- THOMSON REUTERS I/B/E/S.  Full Article

MonotaRO to set up JV in Shanghai with Sumitomo
Friday, 15 Dec 2017 

Dec 15 (Reuters) - MonotaRO Co Ltd <3064.T> ::Says it plans to set up a joint venture in Shanghai, China, in January 2018, with Sumitomo Corp <<<8053.T>>>.JV will be mainly engaged in planing, supply and sale of industrial indirection material .Says JV will be capitalized at 20 million yuan (about 340 million yen) and co will own a 75 percent stake in it .  Full Article

W W Grainger sees FY 2017 EPS of $10.40 to $10.90
Friday, 10 Nov 2017 

Nov 10 (Reuters) - W W Grainger Inc ::Sees FY 2018 earnings per share $10.60 to $11.80.Says for full year 2017 sales guidance of 1.5 to 2.5 percent growth and earnings per share guidance of $10.40 to $10.90​.Says ‍for full year 2018, co is forecasting sales growth of 3 percent to 7 percent and earnings per share of $10.60 to $11.80​.Says ‍reiterated longer term operating margin target of 12 to 13 percent in 2019, excluding items​.FY2018 earnings per share view $11.04, revenue view $10.88 billion -- Thomson Reuters I/B/E/S.  Full Article

Grainger receives 'follow-on' multiple award schedule from the general services administration
Friday, 27 Oct 2017 

Oct 27 (Reuters) - W W Grainger Inc :Grainger receives 'follow-on' multiple award schedule from the general services administration.W W Grainger Inc - ‍New contract will go into effect on Nov. 10, 2017, with an initial five-year term​.W W Grainger Inc - ‍New contract can be renewed for three additional five-year terms upon mutual agreement​.W W Grainger Inc - ‍New schedule 51V contract will enable Grainger to continue to serve many Federal government customers​.  Full Article

W W Grainger posts Q3 earnings of $2.79 per share
Tuesday, 17 Oct 2017 

Oct 17 (Reuters) - W W Grainger Inc :W W Grainger reports results for the 2017 third quarter.Q3 sales $2.6 billion versus i/b/e/s view $2.65 billion.Q3 earnings per share $2.79.Sees FY 2017 sales up 1.5 to 2.5 percent.Q3 earnings per share view $2.56 -- Thomson Reuters I/B/E/S.Qtrly ‍adjusted EPS of $2.90​.Says ‍narrows 2017 guidance and maintains EPS midpoint​.Now expects 2017 sales growth of 1.5 to 2.5 percent​.Says ‍now expects 2017 earnings per share of $10.40 to $10.90​.FY 2017 earnings per share view $10.37, revenue view $10.38 billion -- Thomson Reuters I/B/E/S.  Full Article

W W Grainger says entered into five-year syndicated revolving credit facility agreement - SEC filing ​
Tuesday, 10 Oct 2017 

Oct 10 (Reuters) - W W Grainger Inc :W W grainger - ‍on October 6, 2017, co, as borrower, entered into a five-year syndicated revolving credit facility agreement- SEC filing ​.W W Grainger Inc - ‍pursuant to credit facility,co, units may obtain loans on revolving basis amount not exceeding U.S. dollar equivalent of $750 million​.W W Grainger Inc - credit facility replaces the co's former $900 million unsecured revolving credit facility, dated as of August 22, 2013 - SEC filing‍​.W W Grainger Inc - ‍credit facility is unsecured and repayable at maturity on October 6, 2022 ​.  Full Article