Technical Analysis for GWW - W.W. Grainger, Inc.

Grade Last Price % Change Price Change
grade B 205.42 12.65% 23.06
GWW closed up 12.65 percent on Tuesday, October 17, 2017, on 6.7 times normal volume. The stock crossed above its 200 day moving average, improving its long-term outlook by crossing above that critical trendline. Due to the stock's strong uptrend, it may remain overbought for a while. So, if you're looking for a reason to sell, don't put too much weight on it being overbought.
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Date Alert Name Type % Chg
Oct 17 Upside 200 DMA Break Bullish 0.00%
Oct 17 Volume Surge Other 0.00%
Oct 17 Wide Range Bar Range Expansion 0.00%
Oct 17 Expansion Breakout Bullish Swing Setup 0.00%
Oct 17 MACD Bullish Signal Line Cross Bullish 0.00%

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W.W. Grainger, Inc. engages in the distribution of maintenance, repair, and operating supplies, as well as other related products and services for businesses and institutions primarily in the United States and Canada. The company provides material handling equipment, safety and security supplies, lighting and electrical products, power and hand tools, pumps and plumbing supplies, cleaning and maintenance supplies, forestry and agriculture equipment, building and home inspection supplies, vehicle and fleet components, fasteners, instruments, welding and shop equipment, and various other items for facilities maintenance market; and services comprising inventory management and energy efficiency solutions. It sells its products and services to small and medium-sized businesses, large corporations, government entities, and other institutions through local branches, sales representatives, catalogs, and the Internet. The company also has operations in the Europe, Asia, and Latin America. W.W. Grainger, Inc. was founded in 1927 and is based in Lake Forest, Illinois.
Is GWW a Buy, Sell or Hold?
Indicator Bull Case Neutral / Hold Bear Case
50 DMA
200 DMA
ADX Trend
Oversold / Overbought
Relative Strength
Summary: Counts: 4 bullish, 0 bearish and 1 neutral indicators. You may wish to incorporate that into your trading strategies.
Indicator Value
52 Week High 259.7072
52 Week Low 155.0
Average Volume 906,660
200-Day Moving Average 198.973
50-Day Moving Average 170.4262
20-Day Moving Average 180.3015
10-Day Moving Average 181.361
Average True Range 5.5724
ADX 29.11
+DI 51.4
-DI 15.43
Chandelier Exit (Long, 3 ATRs ) 191.0728
Chandelier Exit (Short, 3 ATRs ) 183.1772
Upper Bollinger Band 193.1853
Lower Bollinger Band 167.4177
Percent B (%b) 1.47
BandWidth 14.291395
MACD Line 4.5331
MACD Signal Line 3.2759
MACD Histogram 1.2572
Fundamentals Value
Market Cap 11.85 Billion
Num Shares 57.7 Million
EPS 8.68
Price-to-Earnings (P/E) Ratio 23.67
Price-to-Sales 1.03
Price-to-Book 6.10
PEG Ratio 6.16
Dividend 5.12
Dividend Yield 2.49%
Pivot Point Level Traditional / Classic Fibonacci Demark Woodie Camarilla
Resistance 4 (R4) 237.46
Resistance 3 (R3) 234.69 221.24 232.12
Resistance 2 (R2) 221.24 213.08 222.63 230.34
Resistance 1 (R1) 213.33 208.04 217.29 216.10 228.56
Pivot Point 199.88 199.88 201.86 201.27 199.88
Support 1 (S1) 191.97 191.72 195.93 194.74 182.28
Support 2 (S2) 178.52 186.68 179.91 180.50
Support 3 (S3) 170.61 178.52 178.72
Support 4 (S4) 173.38