Stock Rating Upgrade
In the last week the Value Trend Rating for Grainger (W.W.) Inc (NYSE: GWW) improved from D to C reflecting improving fundamentals and high Appreciation Potential.
Recent Price Action
On 9/6/19, Grainger (W.W.) Inc (NYSE: GWW) stock rose modestly by 0.5%, closing at $278.22. However, unusually low trading volume at 65% of normal accompanied the advance. Relative to the market the stock has been weak over the last nine months but has risen 3.7% during the last week.
Current PriceTarget Research Rating
With future capital returns forecasted to be above the cost of capital, GWW is expected to continue to be a major Value Builder.
Grainger (W.W.) has a current Value Trend Rating of C (Low Neutral). This VT Rating improved in recent days from D previously. The Value Trend Rating reflects consistent signals from PTR’s two proprietary measures of a stock’s attractiveness. Grainger (W.W.) has a neutral Appreciation Score of 57 and a slightly negative Power Rating of 31, with the Low Neutral Value Trend Rating the result.