Head to Head Stocks: W.W. Grainger, Inc. (NYSE:GWW), Dover Corporation (NYSE:DOV)

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

W.W. Grainger, Inc. (NYSE:GWW) closed at $347.4 on the last trading session with an increase of 1.44%, whereas, it previously closed at $342.48. The company has a market capitalization of $18.35 Billion. The company traded shares of 246639 on the trading day while its three month average volume stands at 317.97 Million.

Now to discuss some of the Earning per Share estimates and growth estimates, shares of W.W. Grainger, Inc. (NYSE:GWW) produced diluted EPS of 11.54. The EPS estimate for next year as estimated by analysts is at 17.9 while EPS for next quarter is estimated at 4.15. Earnings per Share growth for this year is reported at 12.1, while the analysts estimated the EPS growth for next year at 17.9% and Earnings growth for next 5 years stands at 5.6% as estimated by the analysts. While Annual EPS Growth rate for past five years as reported by the company is at 6.3%.

Some important ratios are also vital to discuss the performance of the company and its shares. The P/E or Price to Earnings ratio of W.W. Grainger, Inc. (NYSE:GWW) is at 30.11 while the forward p/e is at 19.41. The P/S or Price to Sales ratio of W.W. Grainger, Inc. (NYSE:GWW) stands at 1.58 and Price to Book or P/B for the most recent quarter stands at 9.63. The Price to Free Cash Flow ratio or P/FCF is reported at 34.49. The quick ratio and the current ratio of W.W. Grainger, Inc. (NYSE:GWW) are reported at 2.3 and 3.5 respectively. The Return on Assets ROA, Return On Earnings ROE and ROI Return On Investment for W.W. Grainger, Inc. (NYSE:GWW) stands at 9.5, 33.4 and 23.3 respectively

The trailing twelve month Revenue of W.W. Grainger, Inc. (NYSE:GWW) is reported at 11.63 Billion with income of 623 Million. The outstanding shares of W.W. Grainger, Inc. (NYSE:GWW) are 53.5 Million. The institutional Ownership of the shares of 73.5 stands at 0.80%, this figure is increased 0.86 in the last six months. The insider ownership for the shares of W.W. Grainger, Inc. (NYSE:GWW) is ticked at 0.3%, the figure is plummeted -41.43% in the last six months.

Some other important financial aspects to be discussed here for W.W. Grainger, Inc. (NYSE:GWW) is the Mean Target Price estimated by the analysts which stands at 359.92. The 52 week high of W.W. Grainger, Inc. (NYSE:GWW) is placed at 371.86 and 52 week low is standing at 200.61.

Performance wise the shares of W.W. Grainger, Inc. (NYSE:GWW) fell down -1.05% for the week, it also fell -3.9% for the monthly performance, while for the quarter it went down 18.52%. The shares increase 40.56% for the half year and flew up for the Year-To-Date performance. The shares of W.W. Grainger, Inc. (NYSE:GWW) grew 18.32% for the yearly performance.

Dover Corporation (NYSE:DOV)

Dover Corporation (NYSE:DOV) closed at $108.5 on the last trading session with an increase of 1.27%, whereas, it previously closed at $107.14. The company has a market capitalization of $15.43 Billion. The company traded shares of 630111 on the trading day while its three month average volume stands at 767.62 Million.

Now to discuss some of the Earning per Share estimates and growth estimates, shares of Dover Corporation (NYSE:DOV) produced diluted EPS of 4.62. The EPS estimate for next year as estimated by analysts is at 5.93 while EPS for next quarter is estimated at 1.31. Earnings per Share growth for this year is reported at 19.5, while the analysts estimated the EPS growth for next year at 5.93% and Earnings growth for next 5 years stands at 1.24% as estimated by the analysts. While Annual EPS Growth rate for past five years as reported by the company is at 0%.

Some important ratios are also vital to discuss the performance of the company and its shares. The P/E or Price to Earnings ratio of Dover Corporation (NYSE:DOV) is at 23.51 while the forward p/e is at 18.28. The P/S or Price to Sales ratio of Dover Corporation (NYSE:DOV) stands at 2.28 and Price to Book or P/B for the most recent quarter stands at 5.06. The Price to Free Cash Flow ratio or P/FCF is reported at 25.67. The quick ratio and the current ratio of Dover Corporation (NYSE:DOV) are reported at 0.9 and 1.3 respectively. The Return on Assets ROA, Return On Earnings ROE and ROI Return On Investment for Dover Corporation (NYSE:DOV) stands at 7.6, 22.3 and 12.9 respectively

The trailing twelve month Revenue of Dover Corporation (NYSE:DOV) is reported at 6.76 Billion with income of 675.2 Million. The outstanding shares of Dover Corporation (NYSE:DOV) are 143.96 Million. The institutional Ownership of the shares of 85.7 stands at 0.80%, this figure is decreased -0.94 in the last six months. The insider ownership for the shares of Dover Corporation (NYSE:DOV) is ticked at 0.2%, the figure is plummeted -9.23% in the last six months.

Some other important financial aspects to be discussed here for Dover Corporation (NYSE:DOV) is the Mean Target Price estimated by the analysts which stands at 119.91. The 52 week high of Dover Corporation (NYSE:DOV) is placed at 120.26 and 52 week low is standing at 62.95.

Performance wise the shares of Dover Corporation (NYSE:DOV) fell down -3.64% for the week, it also fell -2.67% for the monthly performance, while for the quarter it went down 17.12%. The shares increase 32.4% for the half year and plummeted for the Year-To-Date performance. The shares of Dover Corporation (NYSE:DOV) grew 9.02% for the yearly performance.