Electrical Companies’ Earnings Improve

Earnings from the electrical industry’s publicly held companies are starting to look better, and their executives are expressing guarded optimism.

W.W. Grainger

Record sales of $8.1 billion for the year, up 12% over 2010. Net earnings of $658 million, up 29%.

“We continue to see a long runway for growth and are investing aggressively in our proven growth drivers: product line expansion, sales force expansion, e-commerce, inventory services and international expansion

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