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GWW Ww Grainger PE ratio, current and historical analysis

As at Oct 2, 2023, the GWW stock has a PE ratio of 19.92. This is based on the current EPS of $34.87 and the stock price of $694.62 per share. The current PE ratio is comparable to the past four-quarter average.

GWW PE ratio history

How has GWW's PE ratio performed in the past

The mean historical PE ratio of Ww Grainger over the last ten years is 22.18. The current 19.92 PE ratio is 10% below the historical average. Over the past ten years, GWW's PE ratio was at its highest in the Dec 2020 quarter at 31.7, with a price of $408.34 and an EPS of $12.88. The Sep 2019 quarter recorded the bottom point at 17.32, with a price of $297.15 and an EPS of $17.16.


Ww Grainger PE ratio by year

Maximum annual increase: 44.09% in 2020

Maximum annual decrease: -29.17% in 2022

Year PE ratio Change
2022 18.41 -29.17%
2021 25.99 -18.01%
2020 31.7 44.09%
2019 22 7.68%
2018 20.43 -12.92%
2017 23.46 0.39%
2016 23.37 34.85%
2015 17.33 -21.19%
2014 21.99 -2.61%
2013 22.58 8.35%

GWW average PE ratio chart

What is the average PE ratio of GWW for the past years

Currently, GWW's PE ratio is below the 3, 5 and 10-year averages.

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GWW PE vs peers

What is GWW's PE ratio compared to its peers

GWW's PE ratio is lower than its peer stocks FAST and WSO, but it is greater than SNA's and WCC's. Ww Grainger is presently trading at a higher PE ratio (19.92) than its peer group average of 18.21.

Stock name PE ratio Market cap
WCC Wesco International Inc 8.95 $7.14B
SNA Snap-on Inc 13.7 $13.34B
MSM Msc Industrial Direct Co Inc 15.07 $5.43B
GWW Ww Grainger Inc 19.76 $34.46B
WSO Watsco Inc 25.15 $14.61B
FAST Fastenal Co 27.56 $31.02B

Frequently asked questions

What is Ww Grainger's PE ratio?

As of Oct 2, 2023, GWW stock has a price to earnings ratio of 19.92.

What is the 3-year average PE ratio for Ww Grainger (GWW)?

As an average over the last 3 years, GWW stock has a PE ratio of 23.19.

What is the 5-year average PE ratio for Ww Grainger (GWW)?

As an average over the last 5 years, GWW stock has a PE ratio of 22.62.

What is the highest PE ratio for GWW?

In the last ten years, the Dec 2020 quarter recorded the highest quarterly PE ratio at 31.7.

How does the current PE ratio for GWW compare to its historical average?

GWW's current price to earnings ratio is 10% below its 10-year historical average.

How is GWW's PE ratio calculated (Ww Grainger PE ratio formula)?

The PE ratio is calculated by dividing the most recent price of a stock by its trailing twelve months EPS. As of today (Oct 2, 2023), Ww Grainger's stock price is $694.62. The earnings per share for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ending Jun 2023 is $34.87. Therefore, Ww Grainger's P/E ratio for today is 19.92. PE RATIO(19.92) = STOCK PRICE($694.62) / TTM EPS($34.87)

All PE ratio stats are based on quarterly TTM periods, unless otherwise specified.