Institutional investors purchased a net $796.6 thousand shares of GWW during the quarter ended March 2013 and now own 71.64% of the total shares outstanding. This majority interest is a greater percentage than is typical for companies in the Wholesale Distributors industry and highlights that the smart money sees this stock as an important holding.
Mutual fund holders
Largest Quarterly Institutional Transactions
Latest Institutional Activity
THE VANGUARD GROUP, INC. Bought 915.7 Thousand shares of W.W. Grainger Inc
S.A.C. CAPITAL ADVISORS LP Bought 544.9 Thousand shares of W.W. Grainger Inc
ALLIANCEBERNSTEIN LP Bought 410.8 Thousand shares of W.W. Grainger Inc