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Filing Details

Accession Number:
0001209191-19-012414
Form Type:
4
Zero Holdings:
No
Publication Time:
2019-02-22 10:45:57
Reporting Period:
2019-02-20
Accepted Time:
2019-02-22 10:45:57
SEC Url:
Form 4 Filing
Issuer
Cik Name Symbol Sector (SIC) IRS No
277135 Grainger W W Inc GWW Wholesale-Durable Goods (5000) 361150280
Insiders
Cik Name Reported Address Insider Title Director Officer Large Shareholder Other
1757570 C Deidra Merriwether 100 Grainger Parkway
Lake Forest IL 60045
Sr. Vp (See Remarks) No Yes No No
Reported Non-Derivative Transactions
Sec. Name Acquisiton - Disposition Date Amount Price Remaning Holdings Equity Swap Involved Form Type Code Nature of Ownership Explanation
Common Stock Acquisiton 2019-02-20 397 $0.00 5,489 No 4 A Direct
Common Stock Disposition 2019-02-20 126 $314.65 5,363 No 4 F Direct
Common Stock Disposition 2019-02-21 171 $309.64 5,192 No 4 S Direct
Common Stock Disposition 2019-02-21 100 $310.97 5,092 No 4 S Direct
Equity Swap Involved Form Type Code Nature of Ownership Explanation
No 4 A Direct
No 4 F Direct
No 4 S Direct
No 4 S Direct
Reported Derivative Holdings
Sec. Name Sec. Type Price Date Expiration Date Amount Remaning Holdings Nature of Ownership
Common Stock Stock Option $248.22 2017-04-30 2024-04-29 2,127 2,127 Direct
Common Stock Stock Option $231.88 2018-04-01 2025-03-31 2,496 2,496 Direct
Common Stock Stock Option $234.38 2019-04-01 2026-03-31 2,860 2,860 Direct
Common Stock Stock Option $231.20 2020-04-03 2027-04-02 2,318 2,318 Direct
Common Stock Stock Option $276.64 2021-04-02 2028-04-01 3,123 3,123 Direct
Expiration Date Amount Remaning Holdings Nature of Ownership
2024-04-29 2,127 2,127 Direct
2025-03-31 2,496 2,496 Direct
2026-03-31 2,860 2,860 Direct
2027-04-02 2,318 2,318 Direct
2028-04-01 3,123 3,123 Direct
Footnotes
  1. Performance vested stock units ("PSUs"), granted on January 1, 2016. The Company's performance over the three-year period ended December 31, 2018 achieved a payout equal to 97 percent of the 2016 PSU program target, as approved by the Board of Directors of the Company (the "Board"), acting in executive session with only independent directors participating, on February 20, 2019, upon the earlier determination and recommendation of the Compensation Committee of the Board.
  2. Transaction pursuant to a previously adopted Rule 10b5-1 trading program.
  3. The price reported in Column 4 is a weighted average price. These shares were sold in multiple transactions at prices ranging from $309.28 to $309.89, inclusive. The reporting person undertakes to provide W.W. Grainger, Inc., any security holder of W.W. Grainger, Inc., or the staff of the Securities and Exchange Commission, upon request, full information regarding the number of shares sold at each separate price within the ranges set forth in this footnote (3) to this Form 4.