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318. W.W. Grainger
Financials: Latest Results
Rank: 318 (Previous rank: 328)
CEO: James T. Ryan
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Key financials $ millions % change
from 2010
Revenues 8,078.2 12.5
Profits 658.4 28.9
Assets 4,716.1
Stockholders' equity 2,628.8
Market value (3/29/2012) 15,251.3
Profits as % of  
Revenues 8.2
Assets 14.0
Stockholders' equity 25.0
Earnings per share  
2011 $ 9.07
% change from 2010 30.9
2001-2011 annual growth rate % 17.3
Total return to investors %
2011 37.8
2001-2011 annual rate 16.5
Rank Company 500
rank
Revenues
($ millions)
1 World Fuel Services 85 34,622.9
2 Global Partners 182 14,835.7
3 Genuine Parts 214 12,458.9
4 W.W. Grainger 318 8,078.2
5 Anixter International 386 6,270.1
6 Wesco International 397 6,125.7
7 Graybar Electric 451 5,374.8
Issue date: May 21, 2012
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W.W. Grainger
100 Grainger Pkwy.
Lake Forest, IL 60045
847-535-1000
www.grainger.com
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