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Grainger is the UK’s largest listed residential property owner, manager and developer. Grainger owns a significant portfolio of residential property assets. Grainger’s business, focused solely in the residential property sector, includes trading investment, property management, fund and asset management, development and refurbishment. 
TypePublic
Founded1912
HQNewcastle, GB
Websitegraingerplc.co.uk
Employee Ratings3.5

Latest Updates

Employees (est.) (Feb 2021)304
Revenue (FY, 2018)£270.7 M(+3%)
Share Price (Mar 2021)£2.7
Cybersecurity ratingBMore

Key People/Management at Grainger

Helen Gordon

Helen Gordon

Chief Executive Officer, Director
Vanessa Simms

Vanessa Simms

Chief Financial Officer
Mark Clare

Mark Clare

Non Executive Chairman
Andrew Saunderson

Andrew Saunderson

Investment Director
Andrew Carr-Locke

Andrew Carr-Locke

Non Executive Director
Michael Keaveney

Michael Keaveney

Director of Land & Development
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Grainger Office Locations

Grainger has offices in Newcastle, Birmingham, London and Salford
Newcastle, GB (HQ)
Citygate St James' Boulevard Newcastle
Birmingham, GB
The Circle Harborne
London, GB
24 Fashion St, Shadwell
London, GB
No.1 London Bridge 3rd Floor
Salford, GB
Clippers Quay & Trafford Rd
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Grainger Financials and Metrics

Grainger Revenue

Grainger's revenue was reported to be £270.70 m in FY, 2018 which is a 2.3% increase from the previous period.
GBP

Revenue (FY, 2018)

270.7m

Revenue growth (FY, 2017 - FY, 2018), %

2.3%

Net income (FY, 2018)

87.4m

EBITDA (FY, 2018)

146.5m

EBIT (FY, 2018)

145.6m

Market capitalization (1-Mar-2021)

1.8b

Closing stock price (1-Mar-2021)

2.7

Cash (30-Sept-2018)

109.3m
Grainger's current market capitalization is £1.8 b.
GBPFY, 2016FY, 2017FY, 2018

Revenue

219.9m264.7m270.7m

Revenue growth, %

(10%)20%2%

Operating expense total

124.3m160.1m125.1m

EBITDA

96.5m105.5m146.5m
GBPFY, 1996FY, 1997FY, 1998FY, 1999FY, 2000FY, 2001FY, 2002FY, 2003FY, 2004FY, 2005FY, 2006FY, 2007FY, 2008FY, 2009FY, 2010FY, 2011FY, 2012FY, 2013FY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016FY, 2017FY, 2018

Cash

5.3m16.7m8.1m18.4m7.5m23.1m10.5m81.7m53.8m53.3m34.5m80.1m43.2m28.2m91.5m90.9m73.3m90.3m74.4m88.8m90.7m88.9m109.3m

Accounts Receivable

3.7m3.3m4.3m3.0m5.6m2.5m1.7m2.6m5.8m1.9m2.9m5.7m9.9m7.9m6.8m9.4m35.6m30.0m60.2m21.4m53.1m88.3m113.8m

Inventories

111.8m100.0m118.3m134.5m220.2m234.4m305.1m888.3m918.6m961.5m952.7m1.1b1.0b989.9m1.1b1.0b949.6m1.0b1.2b904.3m841.3m799.3m

Current Assets

121.1m120.9m131.4m156.9m235.0m262.6m319.1m980.0m983.0m1.0b1.2b1.2b1.2b1.1b1.2b1.2b1.4b1.1b1.2b1.3b1.1b1.1b1.1b
GBPFY, 1996FY, 1997FY, 1998FY, 1999FY, 2000FY, 2001FY, 2002FY, 2003FY, 2004FY, 2005FY, 2006FY, 2007FY, 2008FY, 2009FY, 2010FY, 2011FY, 2012FY, 2013FY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016FY, 2017FY, 2018

Net Income

4.3m(4.8m)5.8m16.8m10.9m10.7m20.9m29.4m33.0m26.5m50.5m60.9m(77.4m)(122.0m)(10.8m)39.1m400.0k53.6m74.7m44.0m74.5m73.5m87.4m

Cash From Operating Activities

19.0m7.6m30.8m19.9m25.2m18.3m37.3m56.7m19.3m18.5m69.4m(77.6m)76.3m32.7m101.8m85.6m84.3m(70.5m)(2.0m)54.0m45.5m126.3m

Dividends Paid

1.7m1.8m2.0m2.4m2.7m3.0m3.5m4.0m5.7m6.6m6.9m7.6m5.3m7.4m4.9m8.0m8.5m14.7m19.3m20.8m

Cash From Financing Activities

(5.3m)(1.1m)7.5m22.2m38.5m8.9m33.9m(18.1m)117.9m146.8m302.5m111.4m(111.7m)71.4m(123.4m)(155.9m)(280.2m)31.0m1.2m(226.8m)60.0m(10.9m)
GBPFY, 1996

Financial Leverage

3.7 x
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Grainger Cybersecurity Score

Cybersecurity ratingPremium dataset

B

84/100

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Grainger Environment, Social & Governance (ESG) Ratings

CSRHub ESG ratingPremium dataset

50-59

out of 100

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Grainger Online and Social Media Presence

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Grainger News and Updates

Grainger Announces CFO Leadership Transition

CHICAGO, Dec. 3, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- Grainger (NYSE: GWW), the leading broad line supplier of maintenance, repair and operating (MRO) products serving businesses and institutions, today announced that Robert O'Keef, Vice President and Treasurer, has been appointed interim CFO, effective...

This Is How Real Estate Is Adapting To The Ongoing Pandemic According To JLL CEO Guy Grainger

This final installment of a three-part miniseries on COVID and real estate will give an overarching view of different markets and geographies. To this end, I enlisted the help of JLL EMEA CEO Guy Grainger who shared his firm’s global outlook for real estate and proptech.

Global Luxury Real Estate Market 2020 Top Key Vendors - Dalian Wanda Group, Grainger Plc, Coldwell Banker, Equity Residential, Central General Development CO., Ltd - Analysis And Forecast To 2026

New Study Reports “Luxury Real Estate Market 2020 Global Market Opportunities, Challenges, Strategies and Forecasts 2026” has been Added on WiseGuyReports. Posted via Industry Today. Follow us on Twitter @IndustryToday

Grainger Earns High Score on the 2020 Disability Equality Index

CHICAGO, July 20, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- Grainger (NYSE: GWW), the leading broad line supplier of maintenance, repair and operating (MRO) products serving businesses and institutions, earned a 90-percent score on the 2020 Disability Equality Index® (DEI) and the designation as one of the...

Grainger to sell Grainger China to focus on 'key businesses'

Grainger Inc. said late Monday it has reached a deal to sell its distribution business in China, Grainger China LLC, to an undisclosed buyer owned by the Grainger China management team and Sinovation Ventures, a China-based venture capital firm. Grainger, a supplier of tools and other products, sai…

Grainger Earns Top Score on 2020 Corporate Equality Index

CHICAGO, Feb. 14, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- Grainger (NYSE: GWW), the leading broad line supplier of maintenance, repair and operating (MRO) products serving businesses and institutions, earned the top score of 100 percent on the 2020 Corporate Equality Index (CEI) and the designation as one...
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Grainger Frequently Asked Questions

  • When was Grainger founded?

    Grainger was founded in 1912.

  • Who are Grainger key executives?

    Grainger's key executives are Helen Gordon, Vanessa Simms and Mark Clare.

  • How many employees does Grainger have?

    Grainger has 304 employees.

  • What is Grainger revenue?

    Latest Grainger annual revenue is £270.7 m.

  • What is Grainger revenue per employee?

    Latest Grainger revenue per employee is £890.5 k.

  • Who are Grainger competitors?

    Competitors of Grainger include Morris & Spottiswood, ParkOhio and Ian Williams.

  • Where is Grainger headquarters?

    Grainger headquarters is located at Citygate St James' Boulevard Newcastle, Newcastle.

  • Where are Grainger offices?

    Grainger has offices in Newcastle, Birmingham, London and Salford.

  • How many offices does Grainger have?

    Grainger has 5 offices.