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Graco Inc. (GGG)

(Delayed Data from NYSE)

$53.53 USD

53.53
675,730

-1.63 (-2.96%)

Updated Feb 25, 2020 04:00 PM ET

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Zacks Rank Definition Annualized Return
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S&P
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Buy
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Strong Sell
500
24.47%
17.86%
9.49%
5.20%
2.00%
10.75%

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The Style Scores are a complementary set of indicators to use alongside the Zacks Rank. It allows the user to better focus on the stocks that are the best fit for his or her personal trading style.

The scores are based on the trading styles of Value, Growth, and Momentum. There's also a VGM Score ('V' for Value, 'G' for Growth and 'M' for Momentum), which combines the weighted average of the individual style scores into one score.

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Within each Score, stocks are graded into five groups: A, B, C, D and F. As you might remember from your school days, an A, is better than a B; a B is better than a C; a C is better than a D; and a D is better than an F.

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Fiscal Year end for Graco Inc. falls in the month of December .

All items in Millions except EPS data.

12/31/19 12/31/18 12/31/17 12/31/16 12/31/15
Sales 1,646 1,653 1,475 1,329 1,286
Cost Of Goods 786 771 682 621 602
Gross Profit 860 883 793 708 685
Selling & Adminstrative & Depr. & Amort Expenses 435 446 433 594 383
Income After Depreciation & Amortization 424 436 360 114 302
Non-Operating Income -5 -11 3 0 190
Interest Expense 13 14 16 18 18
Pretax Income 406 411 347 97 475
Income Taxes 62 70 95 56 129
Minority Interest NA 0 0 0 0
Investment Gains/Losses NA 0 0 0 0
Other Income/Charges NA 0 0 0 0
Income From Cont. Operations 344 341 252 41 346
Extras & Discontinued Operations 0 0 0 0 0
Net Income 344 341 252 41 346
Depreciation Footnote 12/31/19 12/31/18 12/31/17 12/31/16 12/31/15
Income Before Depreciation & Amortization 473 484 406 162 347
Depreciation & Amortization (Cash Flow) 49 48 46 48 45
Income After Depreciation & Amortization 424 436 360 114 302
Earnings Per Share Data 12/31/19 12/31/18 12/31/17 12/31/16 12/31/15
Average Shares 171.62 173.21 174.32 170.88 177.02
Diluted EPS Before Non-Recurring Items 1.90 1.88 1.43 1.18 1.15
Diluted Net EPS 2.00 1.97 1.45 0.24 1.95

Fiscal Year end for Graco Inc. falls in the month of December .

All items in Millions except EPS data.

12/31/19 9/30/19 6/30/19 3/31/19 12/31/18
Sales 412.29 400.56 428.33 404.87 406.44
Cost Of Goods 202.91 193.18 201.37 188.83 197.68
Gross Profit 209.38 207.38 226.95 216.04 208.76
SG&A, R&D, and Dept/Amort Expenses 105.21 103.98 114.59 111.52 112.18
Income After SG&A, R&D, and Dept/Amort Expenses 104.17 103.40 112.36 104.52 96.58
Non-Operating Income -1.11 -2.97 -1.12 -0.27 -2.85
Interest Expense 2.53 3.62 3.43 3.54 3.68
Pretax Income 100.53 96.81 107.81 100.72 90.04
Income Taxes 15.70 12.68 19.67 13.97 16.32
Minority Interest NA 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
Investment Gains/Losses NA 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
Other Income/Charges NA 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
Income From Cont. Operations 84.84 84.13 88.14 86.75 73.72
Extras & Discontinued Operations 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
Net Income 84.84 84.13 88.14 86.75 73.72
Earnings Per Share Data 12/31/19 9/30/19 6/30/19 3/31/19 12/31/18
Average Shares 171.81 171.78 172.05 170.86 170.90
Diluted EPS Before Non-Recurring Items 0.48 0.45 0.50 0.47 0.43
Diluted Net EPS 0.49 0.49 0.51 0.51 0.43