Grainger Reports Rise in 4th-Quarter SalesFebruary 3, 2022
W.W. Grainger Inc. has reported fourth-quarter sales of US$3.4 billion, an increase of 14.2% year-over-year.
Grainger’s adjusted operating earnings for the quarter were $417 million, up 17% compared to the same period last year. The company’s reported and adjusted earnings per share of $5.44 in the fourth quarter were up 74% versus reported earnings per share of $3.12 and up 49% versus adjusted earnings per share of $3.66 in 2020.
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.