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Graco Inc GGG Stock Quote

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Last close prices updated as of Jan 27, 2023, 7:00 PM EST | USD | BATS BZX Real-Time Price
  • Last Close 67.21
  • Sector Industrials
  • Industry Specialty Industrial Machinery
  • Investment Style Mid Blend
  • Day Range 66.32  –  67.83
  • Year Range 56.48  –  74.56
  • Market Cap 11.3268 Bil
  • Volume / Avg 751,909.0 /  827,646.9
  • Price / Sales 5.49
  • Price / Book 6.33
  • Forward Div Yield 1.41%
  • Trailing Div Yield 1.29%

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Supply Chain Disruptions Pressure Graco's Margins, but Demand Outlook Remains Favorable

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Business Strategy and Outlook

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Graco is a wide-moat industrial firm that has consistently delivered returns on invested capital above 20%. The company differentiates itself by manufacturing specialized products that handle difficult-to-move liquids, often used for niche applications where competition is limited. The firm offers a wide array of products, including pumps used to move peanut butter or caramel, automotive paint spray systems, and injection pumps for the oil and gas industry.

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Business Description

Graco manufactures equipment used for managing fluids, coatings, and adhesives, specializing in difficult-to-handle materials. Graco’s business is organized into three segments: industrial, process, and contractor. The Minnesota-based firm serves a wide range of end markets, including industrial, automotive, and construction, and its broad array of products include pumps, valves, meters, sprayers, and equipment used to apply coatings, sealants, and adhesives. The firm generated roughly $2 billion in sales and $531 million in operating income in 2021.

88-11th Avenue Northeast
Minneapolis, MN, 55413
Industry Specialty Industrial Machinery
Employees 3,800

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FAQs for Graco Inc Stock

Yes. GGG has a forward dividend yield of 1.41%. See GGG’s full dividends and stock split history on the Dividend tab.
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GGG’s market cap is 11.33 Bil.
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GGG’s stock style is Mid Core.
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High-growth stocks tend to represent the technology, healthcare, and communications sectors. They rarely distribute dividends to shareholders, opting for reinvestment in their businesses. More value-oriented stocks tend to represent financial services, utilities, and energy stocks. These are established companies that reliably pay dividends.

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GGG’s price/sales is 5.49.
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GGG’s price/forward earnings is 24.69.
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GGG’s price/book is 6.33.
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GGG’s beta can be found in Trading Information at the top of this page.
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