EPS for W.W. Grainger, Inc. (GWW) Expected At $4.44; ANHEUSER BUSCH INBEV SA NV ORDINARY SHAR (BUDFF) Sellers Decreased By 20.61% Their Shorts

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Analysts expect W.W. Grainger, Inc. (NYSE:GWW) to report $4.44 EPS on April, 18.They anticipate $0.26 EPS change or 6.22% from last quarter’s $4.18 EPS. GWW’s profit would be $247.22M giving it 16.68 P/E if the $4.44 EPS is correct. After having $3.96 EPS previously, W.W. Grainger, Inc.’s analysts see 12.12% EPS growth. The stock decreased 1.08% or $3.24 during the last trading session, reaching $296.25. About 62,804 shares traded. W.W. Grainger, Inc. (NYSE:GWW) has risen 18.34% since March 14, 2018 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 13.97% the S&P500. Some Historical GWW News: 19/04/2018 – WW Grainger Raises Year Sales Guidance to Range of 5% to 8%; 25/04/2018 – W W GRAINGER INC GWW.N INCREASES QUARTERLY CASH DIVIDEND BY 6.3 PCT TO $1.36/SHR; 30/05/2018 – GRAINGER’S HEAD OF COMMUNICATIONS AND INVESTOR RELATIONS TO RETIRE; 08/05/2018 – Moody’s downgrades Grainger’s senior unsecured rating to A3 and short-term rating to P-2; outlook stable; 19/04/2018 – WW Grainger 1Q Net $231.5M; 25/04/2018 – WW Grainger Raises Dividend to $1.36; 02/04/2018 – W W GRAINGER INC – JOSEPH HIGH TO RETIRE AS CHIEF PEOPLE OFFICER; 15/05/2018 – JANA PARTNERS LLC DISSOLVES SOLE SHARE STAKE IN W W GRAINGER INC; 21/04/2018 – DJ WW Grainger Inc, Inst Holders, 1Q 2018 (GWW); 19/04/2018 – WW Grainger 1Q Adj EPS $4.18

ANHEUSER BUSCH INBEV SA NV ORDINARY SHAR (OTCMKTS:BUDFF) had a decrease of 20.61% in short interest. BUDFF’s SI was 3.03 million shares in March as released by FINRA. Its down 20.61% from 3.82M shares previously. With 182,300 avg volume, 17 days are for ANHEUSER BUSCH INBEV SA NV ORDINARY SHAR (OTCMKTS:BUDFF)’s short sellers to cover BUDFF’s short positions. The stock decreased 0.23% or $0.19 during the last trading session, reaching $80.43. About 1,900 shares traded. Anheuser-Busch InBev SA/NV (OTCMKTS:BUDFF) has 0.00% since March 14, 2018 and is . It has underperformed by 4.37% the S&P500.

Among 3 analysts covering W.W. Grainger (NYSE:GWW), 1 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 2 Hold. Therefore 33% are positive. W.W. Grainger had 3 analyst reports since October 17, 2018 according to SRatingsIntel. Macquarie Research upgraded W.W. Grainger, Inc. (NYSE:GWW) on Tuesday, January 15 to “Outperform” rating. The company was maintained on Wednesday, October 17 by BMO Capital Markets.

W.W. Grainger, Inc. distributes maintenance, repair, and operating supplies; and other related services and products that are used by businesses and institutions in the United States, Canada, Europe, Asia, and Latin America. The company has market cap of $16.50 billion. It operates through two divisions, U.S. and Canada. It has a 21.58 P/E ratio. The firm offers material handling equipment, safety and security supplies, lighting and electrical products, power and hand tools, pumps and plumbing supplies, cleaning and maintenance supplies, building and home inspection supplies, vehicle and fleet components, and various other products.

Investors sentiment decreased to 0.74 in Q4 2018. Its down 0.07, from 0.81 in 2018Q3. It dived, as 73 investors sold W.W. Grainger, Inc. shares while 189 reduced holdings. 55 funds opened positions while 139 raised stakes. 46.01 million shares or 10.63% more from 41.59 million shares in 2018Q3 were reported. Nbt Savings Bank N A owns 6,890 shares for 0.31% of their portfolio. Wolverine Asset Mngmt Llc, Illinois-based fund reported 10,000 shares. Destination Wealth Mngmt has invested 0% in W.W. Grainger, Inc. (NYSE:GWW). Hightower Advsrs Limited holds 0.01% of its portfolio in W.W. Grainger, Inc. (NYSE:GWW) for 2,655 shares. State Farm Mutual Automobile owns 51,320 shares. Cwm Ltd reported 0% stake. Acropolis Invest Mngmt Lc holds 611 shares. Chevy Chase Tru Inc reported 37,531 shares or 0.05% of all its holdings. Quantbot Technologies Ltd Partnership has invested 0.09% in W.W. Grainger, Inc. (NYSE:GWW). Bluemountain Capital Mgmt Limited Com reported 8,033 shares. Aristotle Capital Management Ltd invested in 0.01% or 3,033 shares. Charles Schwab Invest Inc holds 197,985 shares. Trustmark Commercial Bank Tru Department owns 0.01% invested in W.W. Grainger, Inc. (NYSE:GWW) for 249 shares. Meag Munich Ergo Kapitalanlagegesellschaft Mbh holds 0.12% or 3,435 shares. Axa has invested 0.01% in W.W. Grainger, Inc. (NYSE:GWW).

Another recent and important W.W. Grainger, Inc. (NYSE:GWW) news was published by Seekingalpha.com which published an article titled: “More on W.W. Grainger’s Q4 mixed results – Seeking Alpha” on January 24, 2019.

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Anheuser-Busch InBev SA/NV, a brewing company, engages in the production, distribution, and sale of beer, alcoholic beverages, and soft drinks worldwide. The company has market cap of $158.11 billion. It offers a portfolio of approximately 500 beer brands, including Budweiser, Corona, and Stella Artois; Beck's, Castle, Castle Lite, Hoegaarden, and Leffe; and Aguila, Antarctica, Bud Light, Brahma, Cass, Chernigivske, Cristal, Harbin, Jupiler, Klinskoye, Michelob Ultra, Modelo Especial, Quilmes, Victoria, Sedrin, Sibirskaya Korona, and Skol brands. It has a 37.07 P/E ratio.

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