Nuveen Asset Management LLC Stake in Grainger W W INC (GWW) Lifted as Market Value Rose

W.W. Grainger, Inc. (NYSE:GWW) LogoInvestors sentiment decreased to 0.68 in 2019 Q2. Its down 0.24, from 0.92 in 2019Q1. It turned negative, as 50 investors sold GWW shares while 201 reduced holdings. 55 funds opened positions while 116 raised stakes. 38.56 million shares or 10.60% less from 43.13 million shares in 2019Q1 were reported. State Of Tennessee Treasury Department reported 0.01% in W.W. Grainger, Inc. (NYSE:GWW). Dekabank Deutsche Girozentrale reported 19,122 shares. 398,763 are held by Neuberger Berman Group Ltd Llc. Citadel Advsrs Limited Com reported 0% stake. Apg Asset Mgmt Nv reported 294,968 shares. Crawford Counsel Incorporated reported 4,274 shares. 75,531 were reported by California State Teachers Retirement. Smithfield Tru invested in 0.01% or 280 shares. Moreover, Legal & General Grp Pcl has 0.05% invested in W.W. Grainger, Inc. (NYSE:GWW). Raymond James & holds 77,002 shares. Norinchukin State Bank The reported 6,349 shares stake. Retirement Systems Of Alabama stated it has 20,943 shares. Brown Brothers Harriman & Company reported 0.02% stake. 10,707 are owned by State Treasurer State Of Michigan. Moreover, Zacks Inv Mgmt has 0.06% invested in W.W. Grainger, Inc. (NYSE:GWW).

Nuveen Asset Management Llc increased its stake in Grainger W W Inc (GWW) by 25367.8% based on its latest 2019Q2 regulatory filing with the SEC. Nuveen Asset Management Llc bought 1.21 million shares as the company’s stock rose 5.88% . The institutional investor held 1.22 million shares of the consumer services company at the end of 2019Q2, valued at $326.06M, up from 4,773 at the end of the previous reported quarter. Nuveen Asset Management Llc who had been investing in Grainger W W Inc for a number of months, seems to be bullish on the $16.13 billion market cap company. The stock increased 0.67% or $1.96 during the last trading session, reaching $295.56. About 332,808 shares traded. W.W. Grainger, Inc. (NYSE:GWW) has declined 13.50% since September 13, 2018 and is downtrending. It has underperformed by 13.50% the S&P500.

Nuveen Asset Management Llc, which manages about $253.88 billion US Long portfolio, decreased its stake in Nushares Etf Tr by 247,514 shares to 452,486 shares, valued at $11.49M in 2019Q2, according to the filing. It also reduced its holding in Tutor Perini Corp (NYSE:TPC) by 266,069 shares in the quarter, leaving it with 766,279 shares, and cut its stake in Corporate Office Pptys Tr (NYSE:OFC).

More notable recent W.W. Grainger, Inc. (NYSE:GWW) news were published by: Finance.Yahoo.com which released: “W.W. Grainger, Inc. (NYSE:GWW) Earns A Nice Return On Capital Employed – Yahoo Finance” on August 05, 2019, also Finance.Yahoo.com with their article: “How Much Are W.W. Grainger, Inc. (NYSE:GWW) Insiders Taking Off The Table? – Yahoo Finance” published on July 08, 2019, Seekingalpha.com published: “W.W. Grainger declares $1.44 dividend – Seeking Alpha” on April 24, 2019. More interesting news about W.W. Grainger, Inc. (NYSE:GWW) were released by: Finance.Yahoo.com and their article: “At US$274, Is W.W. Grainger, Inc. (NYSE:GWW) Worth Looking At Closely? – Yahoo Finance” published on June 24, 2019 as well as Finance.Yahoo.com‘s news article titled: “Why W.W. Grainger, Inc. (NYSE:GWW) Looks Like A Quality Company – Yahoo Finance” with publication date: May 21, 2019.

W.W. Grainger, Inc. (NYSE:GWW) Ratings Coverage

Among 3 analysts covering W.W. Grainger (NYSE:GWW), 0 have Buy rating, 2 Sell and 1 Hold. Therefore 0 are positive. W.W. Grainger has $32000 highest and $260 lowest target. $285.75’s average target is -3.32% below currents $295.56 stock price. W.W. Grainger had 13 analyst reports since March 28, 2019 according to SRatingsIntel. Buckingham Research maintained W.W. Grainger, Inc. (NYSE:GWW) rating on Wednesday, April 17. Buckingham Research has “Neutral” rating and $316 target. Atlantic Securities downgraded it to “Sell” rating and $260 target in Friday, June 21 report. As per Monday, July 29, the company rating was maintained by Morgan Stanley.

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