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Graco (GGG) Company Profile

Updated Aug 5, 2020
Graco has the following business profile:
Company's Full Name:Graco Inc.
Short Name:Graco
Trading Ticker Symbol:GGG
Primary Exchange:NYSE
Headquarter City/Country:Minnesota, MN
Primary Industry Sector:Capital Goods
Seconday Sub-sector:Fluid Controls
Main Business Areas: Capital Goods, Fluid Controls, Industrials, Diversified Industrials
Dividend Payments:Dividend History
ETFs Holding:List of ETFs holding Graco stock

Market and Trading Information for Graco

The following details were available for trading and market data about the stock of Graco as of writing:
Current Share Price:$54.31
Previous Year's Closing Price:$52
Percentage Price Change (YTD):4.44%
Market Cap:$9.05 billion
52-week Price Range:$38.43 - $56.99
Dividend Per Share:$0.67
EPS (TTM):1.57
Price-Earnings (Trailing):34.59
Price-Earnings (Forward):29.68

Company Profile and Business Description for Graco

Graco Inc., incorporated on December 18, 1947, designs, manufactures and markets systems and equipment used to move, measure, control, dispense and spray fluid and powder materials. The Company specializes in equipment for applications that involve materials with viscosities, materials with abrasive or corrosive properties, and multiple-component materials that require ratio control. The Company operates through three segments: Industrial, Process and Contractor. The Industrial segment markets equipment and pre-engineered packages for moving and applying paints, coatings, sealants, adhesives and other fluids. The Process segment markets pumps, valves, meters and accessories to move and dispense chemicals, oil and natural gas, water, wastewater, petroleum, food, lubricants and other fluids. The Contractor segment markets sprayers for architectural coatings for painting, corrosion control, texture and line striping. Its equipment is used in the manufacturing, processing, construction and maintenance industries. The Company sells its products in North, Central and South America (the Americas), Europe, the Middle East and Africa (EMEA), and Asia Pacific.


The Company's Industrial segment includes the Industrial Products and Applied Fluid Technologies divisions. The markets served include automotive and vehicle assembly and components production, wood and metal products, process, rail, marine, aerospace, farm, construction, bus, recreational vehicles and various other industries. The Industrial segment equipment is sold around the world through third-party distributors, integrators, design centers, original equipment manufacturers (OEMs) and material suppliers.

The Applied Fluid Technologies division designs and sells equipment for use by industrial customers and specialty contractors. This equipment includes two component proportioning systems that are used to spray polyurethane foam (spray foam) and polyurea coatings. It offers a line of pumps and proportioning equipment that sprays specialty coatings on various surfaces for protection and fireproofing. It also manufactures vapor-abrasive blasting equipment, as well as equipment that pumps, meters, mixes and dispenses sealant, adhesive and composite materials. Its composite equipment includes gel coat equipment, chop and wet-out systems, resin transfer molding systems and applicators. This equipment bonds, molds, seals, vacuum encapsulates, and laminates parts and devices in a range of industrial applications.

The Industrial Products division makes finishing equipment that applies paint and other coatings to products, such as motor vehicles, appliances, furniture, and other industrial and consumer products. Its products include liquid finishing equipment that applies liquids on wood, metals and plastics. This equipment includes paint circulating and paint supply pumps, paint circulating control systems, plural component coating proportioners, various accessories to filter, transport, agitate and regulate fluid, and spare parts, such as spray tips, seals and filter screens. It also offers a range of applicators that use various methods of atomizing and spraying the paint or other coatings. Manufacturers in the automotive, automotive feeder, commercial and recreational vehicle, military and utility vehicle, aerospace, farm, construction, wood and general metals industries use its liquid finishing products. It manufactures powder finishing products that coat powder finishing on metals. Gema powder systems coat window frames, metallic furniture, automotive components and sheet metal. End users of its powder finishing products include manufacturers in the construction, home appliance, automotive component and custom coater industries.


The Company's Process segment includes Process, Oil and Natural Gas, and Lubrication divisions. The markets served include food and beverage, dairy, oil and natural gas, pharmaceutical, cosmetics, electronics, wastewater, mining, fast oil change facilities, service garages, fleet service centers, automobile dealerships and industrial lubrication applications. The Process division makes pumps of various technologies that move chemicals, water, waste water, petroleum, food and other fluids. Manufacturers and processors in the food and beverage, dairy, pharmaceutical, cosmetic, oil and natural gas, semi-conductor, electronics, wastewater, mining and ceramics industries use these pumps. This division makes environmental monitoring and remediation equipment that is used to conduct ground water sampling and ground water remediation, and for landfill liquid and gas management.

The Oil and Natural Gas division makes high pressure and ultra-high pressure valves used in the oil and natural gas industry, other industrial processes and research facilities. It also has a line of chemical injection pumping solutions for injection of chemicals into producing oil wells and pipelines. Its line of chemical injection pumping solutions is sold through third party distributors. Its high and ultra-high pressure valves are sold directly to end user customers, as well as through distribution around the world. The Lubrication division designs and sells equipment for use in vehicle servicing. It supplies pumps, hose reels, meters, valves and accessories for use by oil change facilities, service garages, fleet service centers, automobile dealerships, auto parts stores, truck builders and heavy equipment service centers. It also offers systems, components and accessories for the automatic lubrication of bearings, gears and generators in industrial and commercial equipment, compressors, turbines and on- and off-road vehicles. Industries served include gas transmission, petrochemical, pulp and paper, mining, construction, agricultural equipment, food and beverage, material handling, metal manufacturing, wind energy, and oil and natural gas.


The Company's Contractor segment offers sprayers that apply paint to walls and other structures. Contractor equipment also includes sprayers that apply texture to walls and ceilings, viscous coatings to roofs, and markings on roads, parking lots, athletic fields and floors. Its end users are painters in the construction and maintenance industries, tradesmen and do-it-yourselfers. Its Contractor products are distributed though distributor outlets whose main products are paint and other coatings. Certain sprayers and accessories are distributed around through the home center channel. Contractor products are also sold through general equipment distributors outside of North America.

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ETFs Holding Graco Stock

As of March 2020, the following exchange-traded funds (ETF) hold the Graco stocks in their respective portfolios. Below is a random list of only 10 ETFs in no particular order that have Graco stock holding. There are a total of 104 ETFs in records which are holding Graco stock in their portfolio. See Full List.

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DGROiShares Core Dividend Growth ETFThe iShares Core Dividend Growth ETF tracks an index of US stocks that are selected by dividends, dividend growth and payout ratio, then weighted by dividend dollars. ...Full Details0.08%449
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DGRWWisdomTree US Dividend Growth FundThe WisdomTree U.S. Quality Dividend Growth ETF tracks the performance of the WisdomTree US Dividend Growth Index by investing in large- and midcap dividend-paying US common stocks with growth characteristics. ...Full Details0.28%276
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DSIiShares MSCI KLD 400 Social ETFThe iShares MSCI KLD 400 Social ETF tracks a market-cap-weighted index of 400 companies deemed to have positive environmental, social and governance characteristics by MSCI. ...Full Details0.25%402
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DTDWisdomTree US Total Dividend ETFThe WisdomTree U.S. Total Dividend Fund tracks an index of U.S. companies selected and weighted based on the dollar amount of dividends paid. ...Full Details0.28%864
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ESGVVanguard ESG US Stock ETFThe Vanguard ESG U.S. Stock ETF tracks a market-cap-weighted index of US companies screened for environmental, social, and corporate governance (ESG) criteria. ...Full Details0.12%988
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EXTWisdomTree US Total Earnings ETFThe WisdomTree U.S. Total Earnings Fund tracks an index selected and weighted by earnings over the past four quarters. ...Full Details0.28%1233
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FIDUFidelity MSCI Industrials Index ETFThe Fidelity MSCI Industrials Index ETF tracks a market-cap-weighted index of stocks in the broad US industrials sector. ...Full Details0.08%343
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FLQLFranklin LibertyQ US Equity ETFThe Franklin LibertyQ U.S. Equity ETF tracks a multi-factor US large-cap index. Stocks are selected and weighted based on a combination of quality, value, momentum, and low-volatility factors. ...Full Details0.25%248
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FNDBSchwab Fundamental US Broad Market Index ETFThe Schwab Fundamental U.S. Broad Market Index ETF tracks a fundamentally selected and weighted Russell Index based on sales, cash flow and dividends/buybacks. ...Full Details0.25%1481
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FQALFidelity Quality Factor ETFThe Fidelity Quality Factor ETF tracks an index of fundamentally- selected large and mid- cap US companies that are weighted according to a tiered scheme. ...Full Details0.29%126
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See Full List of ETFs holding Graco stock in their respective portfolios.

Peer / Competitor Companies of Fluid Controls Sector

Along with Graco Inc., the following other peer (competitor) companies also exist within the same Fluid Controls - Capital Goods sector whose company profile and dividend history is as follows:

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▶ Colfax (CFX): Colfax Corporation, incorporated on February 25, 1998, is an industrial manufacturing and engineering company. The Company provides gas and fluid handling and fabrication technology products and services to customers around ....See Detailed Company Profile,  Dividend History

▶ Flowserve (FLS): Flowserve Corporation, incorporated on May 1, 1912, is a manufacturer and aftermarket service provider of flow control systems. The Companys segments include Engineered Product Division (EPD), Industrial Product Division (IPD) ....See Detailed Company Profile,  Dividend History

▶ Gorman-Rupp (GRC): The Gorman-Rupp Company, incorporated on April 18, 1934, designs, manufactures and sells pumps and pump systems. The Company offers its products for use in dewatering, industrial, petroleum, original equipment, agriculture, ....See Detailed Company Profile,  Dividend History

▶ IDEX (IEX): IDEX Corporation (IDEX), incorporated on September 24, 1987, operates an applied solutions business that sells pumps, flow meters and other fluidics systems, and components and engineered products. The Company operates ....See Detailed Company Profile,  Dividend History

▶ ITT Inc (ITT): ITT Inc., incorporated on January 1, 2016, is a manufacturer of engineered critical components and customized technology solutions for the energy, transportation and industrial markets. The Company operates through four ....See Detailed Company Profile,  Dividend History

▶ Xylem (XYL): Xylem Inc. engages in the design, manufacture, and servicing of engineered products and solutions for the water and wastewater applications. It operates in three segments: Water Infrastructure, Applie....See Detailed Company Profile,  Dividend History

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