Grainger W W INC (GWW) Shareholder Nuveen Asset Management LLC Boosted Its Stake

W.W. Grainger, Inc. (NYSE:GWW) LogoInvestors sentiment decreased to 0.68 in Q2 2019. Its down 0.24, from 0.92 in 2019Q1. It dropped, 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. Meag Munich Ergo Kapitalanlagegesellschaft Mbh reported 4,327 shares. Freestone Capital Holding Lc reported 4,458 shares. Greatmark Inv Prtnrs Inc has invested 1.66% in W.W. Grainger, Inc. (NYSE:GWW). Amundi Pioneer Asset Inc reported 0.01% of its portfolio in W.W. Grainger, Inc. (NYSE:GWW). Vigilant Capital Management Ltd holds 0% or 4 shares. Profund Advsrs Limited Company invested 0.01% of its portfolio in W.W. Grainger, Inc. (NYSE:GWW). Newfocus Financial Grp Incorporated Ltd Limited Liability Company has invested 1.34% in W.W. Grainger, Inc. (NYSE:GWW). Legal And General Gp Public Limited Company holds 0.05% or 354,345 shares in its portfolio. Granite Invest Ptnrs Ltd Llc reported 4,953 shares. Wilbanks Smith Thomas Asset Mngmt Ltd Limited Liability Company holds 1,056 shares or 0.02% of its portfolio. Manchester Capital Management Limited Liability Co holds 0.06% or 1,799 shares. Morgan Stanley invested in 184,606 shares. 127 are owned by Guardian Life Insur Of America. Northstar Investment Ltd Liability Company holds 0.05% or 1,019 shares. Strs Ohio invested in 0% or 3,301 shares.

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 $16.13B 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 Easterly Govt Pptys Inc by 530,836 shares in the quarter, leaving it with 1.26 million shares, and cut its stake in Tutor Perini Corp (NYSE:TPC).

More notable recent W.W. Grainger, Inc. (NYSE:GWW) news were published by: which released: “With EPS Growth And More, W.W. Grainger (NYSE:GWW) Is Interesting – Yahoo Finance” on July 22, 2019, also with their article: “Were Hedge Funds Right About Flocking Into W.W. Grainger, Inc. (GWW) ? – Yahoo Finance” published on June 10, 2019, published: “Investors mull mixed quarter for Grainger – Seeking Alpha” on April 22, 2019. More interesting news about W.W. Grainger, Inc. (NYSE:GWW) were released by: and their article: “How Should Investors React To W.W. Grainger, Inc.’s (NYSE:GWW) CEO Pay? – Yahoo Finance” published on June 04, 2019 as well as‘s news article titled: “W.W. Grainger: An Excellent Business But Bad Investment – Seeking Alpha” with publication date: September 03, 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. Morgan Stanley maintained the shares of GWW in report on Monday, July 29 with “Underweight” rating. On Friday, June 21 the stock rating was downgraded by Atlantic Securities to “Sell”.

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