Grainger Reports Rise in 1st-Quarter SalesMay 4, 2021
W.W. Grainger Inc. has reported first-quarter sales of US$3.1 billion, an increase of 5.9% year-over-year.
Grainger’s adjusted operating earnings for the quarter were $,358 million, up 4% compared to the same period last year. The company’s adjusted earnings per share were $4.48, a 40% jump from the first quarter of 2020. Grainger reported its daily sales climbed 27.4% compared to last year.
W.W. Grainger Inc. is a broad-line supplier of maintenance, repair, and operating products serving businesses and institutions in North America. It has an expanding presence in Asia, Europe, and Latin America. For more information, visit www.grainger.com.