Graco Inc.

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Analyst Ratings

Mean Recommendation:

3

Sell

Strong Buy

Available Measures

Reference Information - Earnings Per Share

Last Actual (FY0): 1.43
FY0 End Date: 12/1/17
Ind. Annual Div: 0.48
Hist (5 Yr) Growth %: 10.69
Hist (5 Yr) Stability %: 13.20
Yield (%): 1.14

Analyst Forecasts - Earnings Per Share

Last Month Revisions
Last Month Revisions
Fiscal Period Mean High Low Median # of Estimates # Up # Down Mean % Change
Annual 12/1/20 2.16 2.25 2.10 2.15 5 2 -- 1.23
Annual 12/1/19 2.03 2.08 1.98 2.03 10 6 -- 2.12
Annual 12/1/18 1.89 1.90 1.87 1.89 8 8 -- 2.75
Quarterly 12/1/18 0.43 0.45 0.41 0.43 10 8 1 3.73
Quarterly 3/1/19 0.50 0.51 0.48 0.51 6 1 1 0.26
Quarterly 6/1/19 0.53 0.54 0.52 0.53 6 2 2 0.06
Quarterly 9/1/19 0.53 0.54 0.52 0.54 6 4 -- 6.25
Long Term Growth 8.00 8.00 8.00 8.00 1 -- 1 -25.00

Actuals - Earnings Per Share

Reported EPS Mean Estimate Surprise % Change
Annual 12/1/17 1.43 1.46 -1.80
Annual 12/1/16 1.18 1.14 4.22
Annual 12/1/15 1.15 1.10 5.27
Quarterly 9/1/18 0.50 0.46 7.76
Quarterly 6/1/18 0.48 0.50 -4.17
Quarterly 3/1/18 0.48 0.41 16.56
Quarterly 12/1/17 0.34 0.36 -4.90

Reference Information - Book Value Per Share

Last Actual (FY0): 4.29
FY0 End Date: 12/1/17
Ind. Annual Div: --
Hist (5 Yr) Growth %: --
Hist (5 Yr) Stability %: --
Yield (%): --

Analyst Forecasts - Book Value Per Share

Last Month Revisions
Last Month Revisions
Fiscal Period Mean High Low Median # of Estimates # Up # Down Mean % Change
Annual 12/1/20 8.14 8.14 8.14 8.14 1 1 -- 1.84
Annual 12/1/19 6.11 6.80 5.06 6.28 4 3 1 3.03
Annual 12/1/18 4.99 5.56 4.60 4.90 4 4 -- 4.11
Quarterly 12/1/18 4.82 4.90 4.65 4.90 3 1 -- 3.46

Actuals - Book Value Per Share

Reported EPS Mean Estimate Surprise % Change
Annual 12/1/17 4.29 -- --
Annual 12/1/16 3.43 -- --
Annual 12/1/15 3.80 -- --
Quarterly 9/1/18 4.79 -- --
Quarterly 6/1/18 4.26 -- --
Quarterly 3/1/18 4.34 -- --
Quarterly 12/1/17 4.29 -- --

Reference Information - Cash Flow Per Share

Last Actual (FY0): 1.94
FY0 End Date: 12/1/17
Ind. Annual Div: --
Hist (5 Yr) Growth %: --
Hist (5 Yr) Stability %: --
Yield (%): --

Analyst Forecasts - Cash Flow Per Share

Last Month Revisions
Last Month Revisions
Fiscal Period Mean High Low Median # of Estimates # Up # Down Mean % Change
Annual 12/1/20 2.66 2.66 2.66 2.66 1 -- -- --
Annual 12/1/19 1.13 1.13 1.13 1.13 1 -- -- --
Annual 12/1/18 0.70 0.70 0.70 0.70 1 -- -- --
Quarterly 12/1/18 0.21 0.21 0.21 0.21 1 -- 1 --
Quarterly 3/1/19 0.19 0.19 0.19 0.19 1 1 -- --
Quarterly 6/1/19 0.28 0.28 0.28 0.28 1 -- 1 -21.43
Quarterly 9/1/19 0.32 0.32 0.32 0.32 1 -- 1 -15.63

Actuals - Cash Flow Per Share

Reported EPS Mean Estimate Surprise % Change
Annual 12/1/17 1.94 1.71 13.45
Annual 12/1/16 1.57 1.40 12.11
Annual 12/1/15 1.07 0.70 52.13
Quarterly 9/1/18 0.49 0.45 8.00
Quarterly 6/1/18 0.65 0.56 16.07
Quarterly 3/1/18 0.33 0.25 32.00

Reference Information - Dividend Per Share

Last Actual (FY0): 0.49
FY0 End Date: 12/1/17
Ind. Annual Div: --
Hist (5 Yr) Growth %: --
Hist (5 Yr) Stability %: --
Yield (%): --

Analyst Forecasts - Dividend Per Share

Last Month Revisions
Last Month Revisions
Fiscal Period Mean High Low Median # of Estimates # Up # Down Mean % Change
Annual 12/1/20 0.66 0.71 0.61 0.66 2 -- -- --
Annual 12/1/19 0.57 0.63 0.53 0.56 5 1 -- --
Annual 12/1/18 0.53 0.55 0.51 0.53 5 1 -- --
Quarterly 12/1/18 0.10 0.13 0.05 0.13 3 -- -- --
Quarterly 3/1/19 0.15 0.15 0.15 0.15 1 -- -- --
Quarterly 6/1/19 0.15 0.15 0.15 0.15 1 -- -- --
Quarterly 9/1/19 0.15 0.15 0.15 0.15 1 -- -- --

Actuals - Dividend Per Share

Reported EPS Mean Estimate Surprise % Change
Annual 12/1/17 0.49 -- --
Annual 12/1/16 0.44 -- --
Annual 12/1/15 0.40 -- --
Quarterly 9/1/18 0.13 -- --
Quarterly 6/1/18 0.13 -- --
Quarterly 3/1/18 0.13 -- --
Quarterly 12/1/17 0.13 -- --

Reference Information - EBIT

Last Actual (FY0): 372.50
FY0 End Date: 12/1/17
Ind. Annual Div: --
Hist (5 Yr) Growth %: --
Hist (5 Yr) Stability %: --
Yield (%): --

Analyst Forecasts - EBIT

Last Month Revisions
Last Month Revisions
Fiscal Period Mean High Low Median # of Estimates # Up # Down Mean % Change
Annual 12/1/20 489.22 498.10 482.60 485.00 5 2 1 0.89
Annual 12/1/19 464.53 473.13 453.63 465.45 10 8 1 1.76
Annual 12/1/18 438.75 444.48 434.43 438.80 10 10 -- 2.14
Quarterly 12/1/18 98.82 104.62 94.58 98.80 9 5 2 2.68
Quarterly 3/1/19 116.09 119.35 112.00 117.00 5 1 2 0.85
Quarterly 6/1/19 122.25 124.04 119.80 122.00 5 2 2 0.86
Quarterly 9/1/19 122.59 126.45 121.00 121.40 5 4 -- 6.31

Actuals - EBIT

Reported EPS Mean Estimate Surprise % Change
Annual 12/1/17 372.50 -- --
Annual 12/1/16 305.90 -- --
Annual 12/1/15 302.13 -- --
Quarterly 9/1/18 114.78 -- --
Quarterly 6/1/18 113.38 -- --
Quarterly 3/1/18 111.70 -- --
Quarterly 12/1/17 88.30 -- --

Reference Information - EBITDA

Last Actual (FY0): 418.08
FY0 End Date: 12/1/17
Ind. Annual Div: --
Hist (5 Yr) Growth %: --
Hist (5 Yr) Stability %: --
Yield (%): --

Analyst Forecasts - EBITDA

Last Month Revisions
Last Month Revisions
Fiscal Period Mean High Low Median # of Estimates # Up # Down Mean % Change
Annual 12/1/20 544.89 560.90 530.13 547.00 5 2 1 1.80
Annual 12/1/19 516.75 527.90 501.16 516.00 9 6 2 1.37
Annual 12/1/18 487.33 492.22 485.00 486.69 9 8 1 1.65
Quarterly 12/1/18 112.62 116.79 109.80 112.25 6 4 2 2.35
Quarterly 3/1/19 128.80 129.10 128.30 129.00 3 1 2 0.10
Quarterly 6/1/19 136.17 139.10 133.40 136.00 3 1 2 0.10
Quarterly 9/1/19 135.20 139.10 133.00 133.50 3 3 -- 4.02

Actuals - EBITDA

Reported EPS Mean Estimate Surprise % Change
Annual 12/1/17 418.08 -- --
Annual 12/1/16 354.19 -- --
Annual 12/1/15 346.73 -- --
Quarterly 9/1/18 126.59 -- --
Quarterly 6/1/18 124.48 -- --
Quarterly 3/1/18 124.35 -- --
Quarterly 12/1/17 100.26 -- --

Reference Information - GAAP Earnings Per Share

Last Actual (FY0): 1.45
FY0 End Date: 12/1/17
Ind. Annual Div: --
Hist (5 Yr) Growth %: --
Hist (5 Yr) Stability %: --
Yield (%): --

Analyst Forecasts - GAAP Earnings Per Share

Last Month Revisions
Last Month Revisions
Fiscal Period Mean High Low Median # of Estimates # Up # Down Mean % Change
Annual 12/1/20 2.13 2.19 2.10 2.11 3 1 -- 1.56
Annual 12/1/19 2.03 2.07 1.99 2.05 6 5 -- 3.36
Annual 12/1/18 1.95 1.99 1.87 1.96 7 6 1 4.43
Quarterly 12/1/18 0.43 0.45 0.41 0.43 6 5 1 3.91
Quarterly 3/1/19 0.51 0.52 0.51 0.51 3 1 -- 2.60
Quarterly 6/1/19 0.54 0.54 0.53 0.54 3 2 -- 1.24
Quarterly 9/1/19 0.54 0.55 0.53 0.54 3 2 -- 7.41

Actuals - GAAP Earnings Per Share

Reported EPS Mean Estimate Surprise % Change
Annual 12/1/17 1.45 -- --
Annual 12/1/16 0.24 -- --
Annual 12/1/15 1.95 -- --
Quarterly 9/1/18 0.54 -- --
Quarterly 6/1/18 0.51 -- --
Quarterly 3/1/18 0.49 -- --
Quarterly 12/1/17 0.21 -- --

Reference Information - Net Debt

Last Actual (FY0): 128.95
FY0 End Date: 12/1/17
Ind. Annual Div: --
Hist (5 Yr) Growth %: --
Hist (5 Yr) Stability %: --
Yield (%): --

Analyst Forecasts - Net Debt

Last Month Revisions
Last Month Revisions
Fiscal Period Mean High Low Median # of Estimates # Up # Down Mean % Change
Annual 12/1/20 -173.14 -26.28 -320.00 -173.14 2 1 -- -25.70
Annual 12/1/19 -87.00 -85.00 -89.00 -87.00 2 2 -- 1.88
Annual 12/1/18 97.30 118.91 72.99 100.00 3 -- -- 7.89
Quarterly 12/1/18 112.50 125.00 100.00 112.50 2 -- -- 11.11

Actuals - Net Debt

Reported EPS Mean Estimate Surprise % Change
Annual 12/1/17 128.95 155.91 -17.29
Annual 12/1/16 262.23 288.12 -8.98
Annual 12/1/15 356.30 279.25 27.59
Quarterly 12/1/17 128.95 146.00 -11.68

Reference Information - Net Income

Last Actual (FY0): 249.40
FY0 End Date: 12/1/17
Ind. Annual Div: --
Hist (5 Yr) Growth %: --
Hist (5 Yr) Stability %: --
Yield (%): --

Analyst Forecasts - Net Income

Last Month Revisions
Last Month Revisions
Fiscal Period Mean High Low Median # of Estimates # Up # Down Mean % Change
Annual 12/1/20 370.77 379.60 365.00 370.56 5 2 1 0.95
Annual 12/1/19 349.71 354.92 343.62 350.00 10 8 2 1.57
Annual 12/1/18 328.80 337.79 324.50 328.52 9 8 1 1.93
Quarterly 12/1/18 74.17 77.40 70.76 74.00 9 7 2 2.93
Quarterly 3/1/19 87.27 89.57 84.00 87.90 5 1 1 --
Quarterly 6/1/19 92.01 93.25 90.30 92.00 5 2 1 --
Quarterly 9/1/19 92.31 95.14 90.30 91.00 5 4 -- 5.56

Actuals - Net Income

Reported EPS Mean Estimate Surprise % Change
Annual 12/1/17 249.40 -- --
Annual 12/1/16 202.10 -- --
Annual 12/1/15 204.30 -- --
Quarterly 9/1/18 85.80 -- --
Quarterly 6/1/18 82.70 -- --
Quarterly 3/1/18 84.10 -- --
Quarterly 12/1/17 59.40 -- --

Reference Information - Operating Profit

Last Actual (FY0): --
FY0 End Date:
Ind. Annual Div: --
Hist (5 Yr) Growth %: --
Hist (5 Yr) Stability %: --
Yield (%): --

Analyst Forecasts - Operating Profit

Last Month Revisions
Last Month Revisions
Fiscal Period Mean High Low Median # of Estimates # Up # Down Mean % Change
Quarterly 12/1/18 94.50 94.50 94.50 94.50 1 -- -- --

Actuals - Operating Profit

Reported EPS Mean Estimate Surprise % Change
12/1/00 -- -- --
12/1/00 -- -- --
12/1/00 -- -- --
12/1/00 -- -- --
12/1/00 -- -- --
12/1/00 -- -- --
12/1/00 -- -- --

Reference Information - Return On Equity

Last Actual (FY0): 38.46
FY0 End Date: 12/1/17
Ind. Annual Div: --
Hist (5 Yr) Growth %: --
Hist (5 Yr) Stability %: --
Yield (%): --

Analyst Forecasts - Return On Equity

Last Month Revisions
Last Month Revisions
Fiscal Period Mean High Low Median # of Estimates # Up # Down Mean % Change
Annual 12/1/20 30.10 30.10 30.10 30.10 1 1 -- 2.33
Annual 12/1/19 38.00 41.00 36.00 37.00 3 -- -- 4.47
Annual 12/1/18 42.60 43.70 41.00 42.85 4 3 -- 0.86

Actuals - Return On Equity

Reported EPS Mean Estimate Surprise % Change
Annual 12/1/17 38.46 -- --
Annual 12/1/16 33.42 -- --
Annual 12/1/15 33.18 -- --

Reference Information - Sales

Last Actual (FY0): 1,474.74
FY0 End Date: 12/1/17
Ind. Annual Div: --
Hist (5 Yr) Growth %: --
Hist (5 Yr) Stability %: --
Yield (%): --

Analyst Forecasts - Sales

Last Month Revisions
Last Month Revisions
Fiscal Period Mean High Low Median # of Estimates # Up # Down Mean % Change
Annual 12/1/20 1,800.37 1,835.70 1,773.14 1,783.00 5 1 2 -0.19
Annual 12/1/19 1,730.05 1,754.31 1,703.80 1,737.55 10 9 1 1.00
Annual 12/1/18 1,651.18 1,658.80 1,644.00 1,652.85 10 10 -- 0.95
Quarterly 12/1/18 404.40 412.00 397.00 406.05 10 6 3 1.14
Quarterly 3/1/19 420.63 428.27 408.20 424.25 6 2 2 0.63
Quarterly 6/1/19 445.14 451.38 434.24 447.80 6 2 3 0.46
Quarterly 9/1/19 438.83 450.15 431.03 438.70 6 4 -- 3.17

Actuals - Sales

Reported EPS Mean Estimate Surprise % Change
Annual 12/1/17 1,474.74 1,466.97 0.53
Annual 12/1/16 1,329.29 1,307.61 1.66
Annual 12/1/15 1,286.49 1,277.64 0.69
Quarterly 9/1/18 415.94 404.89 2.73
Quarterly 6/1/18 424.60 422.16 0.58
Quarterly 3/1/18 406.35 369.36 10.01
Quarterly 12/1/17 374.86 369.02 1.58

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