WW Grainger Inc (GWW) Shares Sold by Acropolis Investment Management LLC

Lloyd Doyle
January 13, 2018

The fund owned 20,455 shares of the industrial products company's stock after purchasing an additional 3,708 shares during the quarter. Fdx Advisors Inc who had been investing in Metlife Inc Com for a number of months, seems to be bullish on the $56.12 billion market cap company. The stock increased 0.07% or $0.17 during the last trading session, reaching $237.89. GRMN's SI was 15.42M shares in January as released by FINRA. Becton, Dickinson and Company (BDX) has risen 12.32% since January 11, 2017 and is uptrending. It has underperformed by 24.39% the S&P500.

W W Grainger (NYSE:GWW)'s stock had its "underperform" rating reissued by equities researchers at Credit Suisse Group in a research report issued to clients and investors on Tuesday, The Fly reports. On Monday, November 13 the stock rating was maintained by RBC Capital Markets with "Sell". Longview Partners Guernsey LTD now owns 5,001,477 shares of the industrial products company's stock worth $899,015,000 after purchasing an additional 1,245,771 shares during the last quarter. Fdx Advisors Inc who had been investing in Grainger W W Inc Com for a number of months, seems to be less bullish one the $13.43 billion market cap company. The stock increased 0.66% or $0.4 during the last trading session, reaching $61.2. About 228,374 shares traded. W. W. Grainger Inc. now has $13.56B valuation. It has underperformed by 37.85% the S&P500. Royal Bank of Canada reiterated a "sell" rating and set a $145.00 price target on shares of W.W. Grainger in a research note on Wednesday, September 6th. Therefore 11% are positive. RBC Capital Markets reaffirmed a sell rating and issued a $176.00 target price on shares of W.W. Grainger in a report on Thursday, January 5th. Koch Industries Inc. raised its position in shares of W W Grainger by 27,293.0% in the 2nd quarter. On Thursday, August 18 the stock rating was downgraded by UBS to "Sell". (NYSE:GWW) earned "Hold" rating by Stifel Nicolaus on Friday, April 1. The firm has "Hold" rating given on Thursday, October 12 by KeyBanc Capital Markets. Credit Suisse downgraded the shares of GRMN in report on Monday, January 18 to "Underperform" rating. Wells Fargo maintained the stock with "Hold" rating in Wednesday, October 18 report. (NYSE:GWW). Veritable Limited Partnership stated it has 4,977 shares or 0.02% of all its holdings.

Investors sentiment increased to 0.98 in 2017 Q3. Its down 0.79, from 1.67 in 2017Q2. Tredje AP fonden raised its position in shares of W W Grainger by 32.2% in the 3rd quarter. The Florida-based Gyroscope Capital Management Group Llc has invested 2.87% in the stock. (NYSE:MO). Boston Family Office holds 0.46% or 64,254 shares in its portfolio. Iridian Asset Mngmt Ltd Liability Corporation Ct stated it has 5,400 shares or 0% of all its holdings. Rhumbline Advisers owns 0.04% invested in W.W. Grainger, Inc. (NYSE:GWW). Delta Asset Mngmt Lc Tn invested 0% of its portfolio in W.W. Grainger, Inc. Thomas Story Son reported 0.16% of its portfolio in W.W. Grainger, Inc. Burney holds 0.33% in General Dynamics Corporation (NYSE:GD) or 25,372 shares. Whittier Trust Of Nevada holds 0.02% in W.W. Grainger, Inc. (NYSE:GWW). Plante Moran Fin Advsrs Limited Liability holds 200 shares.

Caledonia Investments Plc holds 8.92% of its portfolio in Becton, Dickinson and Company for 157,800 shares. Richard C Young And Com Limited accumulated 1,210 shares. 255.81 million shares or 0.28% less from 256.53 million shares in 2017Q2 were reported. Rockefeller Fincl Services Inc owns 0.01% invested in W.W. Grainger, Inc.


Investment House Llc, which manages about $581.61M and $766.76M US Long portfolio, upped its stake in Clorox Co Del (NYSE:CLX) by 14,940 shares to 22,555 shares, valued at $2.98M in 2017Q3, according to the filing. It also reduced its holding in Vanguard (VTI) by 271,355 shares in the quarter, leaving it with 807,400 shares, and cut its stake in Air Products & Chemicals Inc.

Since October 20, 2017, it had 0 insider buys, and 2 sales for $109,569 activity. Also, VP Eric R. Tapia sold 190 shares of the business's stock in a transaction on Friday, October 20th. Shell Asset Management reported 0.06% in W.W. Grainger, Inc. Stifel Nicolaus maintained the shares of GWW in report on Thursday, October 1 with "Buy" rating. The industrial products company reported $2.90 earnings per share for the quarter, beating the consensus estimate of $2.56 by $0.34. GWW's profit will be $124.22 million for 27.03 P/E if the $2.18 EPS becomes a reality. After $2.90 actual EPS reported by W.W. Grainger, Inc. for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts -24.83% negative EPS growth. Sirios Capital Management L P owns 786,542 shares or 8.07% of their U.S. portfolio.

The company also recently disclosed a quarterly dividend, which will be paid on Wednesday, March 1st. Deutsche Bancshares Ag invested in 358,865 shares or 0.04% of the stock. Its down 0.05, from 0.94 in 2017Q2. Citigroup Inc invested in 7.17 million shares. 118 funds opened positions while 420 raised stakes. (NYSE:GWW) or 1,220 shares. Johnson Fincl Grp Inc Inc owns 127,159 shares. Private Advisor Group Inc Ltd Liability Co invested in 1,127 shares or 0% of the stock. Insiders own 9.60% of the company's stock. Fjarde Ap holds 0.05% or 16,014 shares. (NYSE:MET). California-based Skba Capital Mngmt Limited Co has invested 2.72% in MetLife, Inc. (NYSE:GWW). Oakworth Cap Inc holds 12 shares or 0% of its portfolio. Los Angeles Cap And Equity Rech has invested 0.07% in MetLife, Inc. Keybank National Association Oh holds 0.03% or 23,942 shares in its portfolio. The Missouri-based Benjamin F Edwards And has invested 0.07% in MetLife, Inc. (NYSE:MO) on Tuesday, June 14 with "Buy" rating.

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