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EPS for W.W. Grainger, Inc. (GWW) Expected At $3.58; Fresnillo PLC (LON:FRES) Had 5 Analysts Last Week

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Among 11 analysts covering Fresnillo PLC (LON:FRES), 5 have Buy rating, 1 Sell and 5 Hold. Therefore 45% are positive. Fresnillo PLC had 24 analyst reports since July 18, 2018 according to SRatingsIntel. The rating was maintained by Goldman Sachs on Monday, October 29 with “Conviction Buy”. The firm earned “Neutral” rating on Thursday, October 25 by JP Morgan. The firm earned “Top Pick” rating on Tuesday, December 18 by RBC Capital Markets. The stock of Fresnillo PLC (LON:FRES) has “Neutral” rating given on Thursday, October 25 by UBS. The firm earned “Conviction Buy” rating on Monday, August 6 by Goldman Sachs. The stock of Fresnillo PLC (LON:FRES) earned “Neutral” rating by UBS on Tuesday, November 27. The stock of Fresnillo PLC (LON:FRES) earned “Neutral” rating by JP Morgan on Wednesday, August 8. The firm has “Neutral” rating given on Wednesday, October 17 by Citigroup. The firm has “Buy” rating by Jefferies given on Wednesday, October 17. The company was maintained on Wednesday, August 1 by UBS. See Fresnillo PLC (LON:FRES) latest ratings:

18/12/2018 Broker: RBC Capital Markets Rating: Top Pick Old Target: GBX 1300.00 Maintain
17/12/2018 Broker: Credit Suisse Rating: Neutral New Target: GBX 870.00 Initiate
27/11/2018 Broker: UBS Rating: Neutral Old Target: GBX 900.00 Maintain
22/11/2018 Broker: Morgan Stanley Rating: Underweight Old Target: GBX 1100.00 New Target: GBX 715.00 Reiteration
29/10/2018 Broker: Goldman Sachs Rating: Conviction Buy Old Target: GBX 1550.00 New Target: GBX 1475.00 Maintain
26/10/2018 Broker: RBC Capital Markets Rating: Top Pick Old Target: GBX 1300.00 Maintain
25/10/2018 Broker: UBS Rating: Neutral Old Target: GBX 900.00 Maintain
25/10/2018 Broker: JP Morgan Rating: Neutral Old Target: GBX 1250.00 New Target: GBX 1200.00 Maintain
24/10/2018 Broker: RBC Capital Markets Rating: Top Pick Old Target: GBX 1300.00 Maintain
22/10/2018 Broker: Bank of America Rating: Buy Old Target: GBX 1100.00 New Target: GBX 1150.00 Upgrade

Analysts expect W.W. Grainger, Inc. (NYSE:GWW) to report $3.58 EPS on January, 23.They anticipate $0.64 EPS change or 21.77% from last quarter’s $2.94 EPS. GWW’s profit would be $201.63 million giving it 19.49 P/E if the $3.58 EPS is correct. After having $4.19 EPS previously, W.W. Grainger, Inc.’s analysts see -14.56% EPS growth. The stock increased 4.14% or $11.09 during the last trading session, reaching $279.13. About 529,475 shares traded. W.W. Grainger, Inc. (NYSE:GWW) has risen 28.36% since January 6, 2018 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 28.36% the S&P500. Some Historical GWW News: 08/05/2018 – Moody’s downgrades Grainger’s senior unsecured rating to A3 and short-term rating to P-2; outlook stable; 25/04/2018 – Grainger Increases Quarterly Dividend By 6.3 Percent; 16/04/2018 – W W Grainger Inc expected to post earnings of $3.43 a share – Earnings Preview; 15/05/2018 – JANA PARTNERS LLC – CHANGE IN HOLDINGS ARE AS OF MARCH 31, 2018 AND COMPARED WITH THE PREVIOUS QUARTER ENDED AS OF DEC 31, 2017; 19/04/2018 – W W GRAINGER INC – EXPECTS 2018 SALES GROWTH OF 5 TO 8 PERCENT AND EARNINGS PER SHARE OF $14.30 TO $15.30; 15/05/2018 – JANA PARTNERS LLC DISSOLVES SOLE SHARE STAKE IN W W GRAINGER INC; 02/04/2018 – W.W. Grainger: Chief People Officer Joseph High to Retire; 09/04/2018 – W W GRAINGER INC GWW.N : BMO RAISES TARGET PRICE TO $247 FROM $242; 25/04/2018 – WW Grainger Raises Dividend to $1.36; 02/04/2018 – W W GRAINGER – MOST RECENTLY, OKRAY SERVED AS EVP AND CFO FOR ADVANCE AUTO PARTS

The stock decreased 1.49% or GBX 13.2 during the last trading session, reaching GBX 875.2. About 1.47 million shares traded. Fresnillo PLC (LON:FRES) has 0.00% since January 6, 2018 and is . It has by 0.00% the S&P500.

Fresnillo plc mines, develops, and produces non-ferrous minerals primarily in Mexico. The company has market cap of 6.45 billion GBP. It primarily explores for silver, gold, lead, and zinc ores. It has a 13.38 P/E ratio. The company's primary operating mines include Fresnillo, Saucito, Ciénega, Herradura, Soledad-Dipolos, Noche Buena, and San Julián; development projects comprise San Julián, Pyrites Plant, and second line of DLP at Herradura; and advanced exploration projects consist of Orisyvo, Juanicipio, Las Casas Rosario and Cluster Cebollitas, and Centauro Deep, as well as various other long term exploration prospects.

More notable recent Fresnillo PLC (LON:FRES) news were published by: Mining.com which released: “Fresnillo soars despite profit drop on Silverstream revaluation – MINING.com” on July 31, 2018, also Mining.com with their article: “Mexican senator to work against proposed changes to mining code – MINING.com” published on November 25, 2018, Mining.com published: “Mexican miners hit by proposed changes to code – MINING.com” on November 23, 2018. More interesting news about Fresnillo PLC (LON:FRES) were released by: Mining.com and their article: “Fresnillo tanks as 2017 profit misses expectations, says costs to rise – MINING.com” published on February 27, 2018 as well as Investingnews.com‘s news article titled: “Mexico’s Precious Metals-rich Polymetallic Epithermal Deposits – Investing News Network” with publication date: May 01, 2018.

Investors sentiment is 0.81 in Q3 2018. Its the same as in 2018Q2. It is the same, as 28 investors sold W.W. Grainger, Inc. shares while 228 reduced holdings. only 80 funds opened positions while 127 raised stakes. 41.59 million shares or 3.78% less from 43.23 million shares in 2018Q2 were reported. Hsbc Holding Public Limited Company holds 0.03% in W.W. Grainger, Inc. (NYSE:GWW) or 53,101 shares. Montecito Natl Bank has invested 0.23% in W.W. Grainger, Inc. (NYSE:GWW). Renaissance Tech reported 0.06% stake. Millennium Management Ltd has 0.14% invested in W.W. Grainger, Inc. (NYSE:GWW). New York-based Amalgamated Bancorporation has invested 0.06% in W.W. Grainger, Inc. (NYSE:GWW). First Manhattan Communication owns 1,544 shares or 0% of their US portfolio. Quantres Asset Management Limited has invested 0.83% of its portfolio in W.W. Grainger, Inc. (NYSE:GWW). Century Cos accumulated 0.03% or 81,306 shares. Mason Street Advsr has invested 0.05% in W.W. Grainger, Inc. (NYSE:GWW). Moreover, Logan Cap Mngmt Inc has 0.06% invested in W.W. Grainger, Inc. (NYSE:GWW) for 2,439 shares. Evercore Wealth Management Lc reported 647 shares or 0.01% of all its holdings. Rand Wealth Ltd Com owns 4,600 shares for 0.18% of their portfolio. First Hawaiian Commercial Bank holds 0.04% or 2,392 shares. Advsrs Asset Mgmt Inc invested in 0.07% or 11,238 shares. Ballentine Prns holds 0.02% of its portfolio in W.W. Grainger, Inc. (NYSE:GWW) for 991 shares.

Since July 30, 2018, it had 0 buys, and 3 insider sales for $6.40 million activity. The insider ANDERSON BRIAN P sold 1,000 shares worth $360,177. Tapia Eric R also sold $518,784 worth of W.W. Grainger, Inc. (NYSE:GWW) on Monday, July 30. HOWARD JOHN L sold 14,990 shares worth $5.52 million.

Among 5 analysts covering W.W. Grainger (NYSE:GWW), 0 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 5 Hold. Therefore 0 are positive. W.W. Grainger had 7 analyst reports since July 16, 2018 according to SRatingsIntel. The company was maintained on Wednesday, October 17 by BMO Capital Markets. The rating was maintained by BMO Capital Markets on Thursday, July 19 with “Market Perform”. The firm has “Neutral” rating by UBS given on Thursday, July 19. The stock has “Hold” rating by Gabelli on Monday, July 16. The stock of W.W. Grainger, Inc. (NYSE:GWW) earned “Neutral” rating by UBS on Thursday, August 30. As per Wednesday, August 22, the company rating was maintained by Macquarie Research.

W.W. Grainger, Inc. distributes maintenance, repair, and operating supplies; and other related services and products that are used by businesses and institutions in the United States, Canada, Europe, Asia, and Latin America. The company has market cap of $15.72 billion. It operates through two divisions, U.S. and Canada. It has a 22.03 P/E ratio. The firm offers material handling equipment, safety and security supplies, lighting and electrical products, power and hand tools, pumps and plumbing supplies, cleaning and maintenance supplies, building and home inspection supplies, vehicle and fleet components, and various other products.

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