GWW (NYSE) - Dividend History and Outstanding Shares

Dividend Rating: 6.82 ✓ Yield 0.80%, Avg. Growth per Year 5.15%, 100.0% Consistency of Payouts and many other metrics.

Dividends Paid Yearly

Number of Payouts Yearly

Outstanding Shares

What is the Trend of GWW`s Outstanding Shares?

The Outstanding Shares of WW Grainger are shrinking at a rate of -3.19% per year on average over the last 10 years. The Correlation Coefficent of the Outstanding Shares is -100.00%. This correlation quantifies the strength and direction of the relationship between stock splits, issuing new shares, and share buybacks.

Did WW Grainger ever had a Stock Split?

Yes, last Stock Split was on 1998-06-15 with a factor of 2:1. This stock split increased the number of shares and lowered the price per share by a ratio of 2.
Year Number of Shares (Mill.) Growth
2023 49.7 -1.97%
2022 50.7 -1.93%
2021 51.7 -3.54%
2020 53.6 -0.92%
2019 54.1 -4.04%
2018 56.38 -1.01%
2017 56.95 -4.39%
2016 59.57 -4.77%
2015 62.55 -8.96%
2014 68.71 -2.12%
2013 70.19 -0.87%
2012 70.81 +0.96%
2011 70.13 +1.05%
2010 69.4 -4.37%
2009 72.58 -2.27%
2008 74.26 -4.71%
2007 77.93 -7.2%
2006 83.98 -6.31%
2005 89.64 -0.84%
2004 90.4 +0.2%
2003 90.22 -0.71%
2002 90.87 -1.89%
2001 92.62 -0.44%
2000 93.03 +0.12%
1999 92.92 +0.67%
1998 92.3 -4.8%
1997 96.95 -5.89%
1996 103.02 +0.76%
1995 102.24 +0.28%
1994 101.96 +0.11%
1993 101.84 -3.92%
1992 106 -2.72%
1991 108.97 +0.32%
1990 108.62 +1.83%
1989 106.67 -3.64%
1988 110.7 -4.23%
1987 115.58 -0.22%
1986 115.84 +0.18%
1985 115.63

Dividend Yields & Ratings

Overall Dividend Rating 6.82
Dividends Paid 12m 7.44 Yield 12m 0.80%
Dividends Paid Average 5y 6.74 Yield Average 5y 0.72%
Growth Rate 5y 5.15% Yield on Cost 5y 2.56%
Payout Consistency 100.0% First Payout 1990-02-06
Compare GWW Dividends with its Industry Peers

Last 25 Dividends (Paid in USD)

Date Period Dividend Rate Growth
2024-02-09 Quarterly 1.86
2023-11-10 Quarterly 1.86
2023-08-11 Quarterly 1.86
2023-05-05 Quarterly 1.86 8.1%
2023-02-10 Quarterly 1.72
2022-11-10 Quarterly 1.72
2022-08-05 Quarterly 1.72
2022-05-06 Quarterly 1.72 6.2%
2022-02-11 Quarterly 1.62
2021-11-05 Quarterly 1.62
2021-08-06 Quarterly 1.62
2021-05-07 Quarterly 1.62 5.9%
2021-02-05 Quarterly 1.53
2020-11-06 Quarterly 1.53
2020-08-07 Quarterly 1.53 6.3%
2020-05-08 Quarterly 1.44
2020-02-07 Quarterly 1.44
2019-11-07 Quarterly 1.44
2019-08-09 Quarterly 1.44
2019-05-10 Quarterly 1.44 5.9%
2019-02-08 Quarterly 1.36
2018-11-08 Quarterly 1.36
2018-08-10 Quarterly 1.36
2018-05-11 Quarterly 1.36 6.3%
2018-02-09 Quarterly 1.28
Dividends, a critical component of investing, offer insights into WW Grainger financial health:

  • GWW`s 0.80% Dividend Yield is calculated by dividing the dividend payments of the last 12-Months (TTM) of 7.44 USD by the current stock price.
  • 2.56% Yield on Cost is a metric for long-term investors, reflecting the current dividend yield of 0.80% compared to a 5-Year old purchase price. This metric helps investors assess the income growth potential of their investments over time.
  • The 100.0% Payout Consistency of GWW Dividends gauges Stability (Values above 80%) or Fragility (Values under 60%).
  • The Average Dividend Growth Rate of 5.15% per year in the last 5-Years showcases GWW`s commitment to shareholders. Steady or increasing dividends over time can be a sign of a healthy financial outlook.
As an investor, understanding the dividend-related metrics of GWW WW Grainger is essential for building a balanced and income-generating portfolio.

The Overall Dividend Rating of 6.82 is quantified on a scale from 0 to +10.
Ratings surpassing 5 are regarded as favorable, while those exceeding 7.5 are exceptionally strong. The calculations includes the above mentioned: Yield, Yield on Cost, Consistency of Dividend Payment and Growth Rate/CAGR over time.