Grainger’s 2nd-Quarter Sales Increase 9%July 18, 2018
W.W. Grainger, Inc. has reported second-quarter sales of US$2.9 billion, an increase of 9.4 percent year-over-year.
Grainger’s reported operating earnings for the quarter were $344 million, up 50 percent versus $229 million in the 2017 second quarter. The company’s earnings per share were $4.16, a 149 percent increase compared to the same time period 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.