Graco, Inc.

Graco, Inc.

Graco, Inc.

Overview
Date Founded

1947

Headquarters

11th Avenue NE,Suite 88,Minneapolis, MN 55413

Type of Company

Public

Employees (Worldwide)

3,700

Industries

Industrial Machinery & Manufacturing
Engineering, Construction & Architecture
Electrical Products

Company Description

Graco Inc. supplies technology and expertise for the management of fluids in both industrial and commercial applications. It designs, manufactures and markets systems and equipment to move, measure, control, dispense and spray fluid materials. Graco serves customers around the world in the manufacturing, processing, construction and maintenance industries. The Company's products help customers solve difficult manufacturing problems, increase productivity, improve quality, conserve energy, save expensive material, control environmental emissions and reduce labor costs. Graco Inc. is the successor to Gray Company, Inc., which was incorporated in 1926 as a manufacturer of automobile lubrication equipment, and became a public company in 1969. Graco Inc. is traded on the NYSE under the GGG symbol

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Executives & Employees

President & Chief Executive Officer

Chief Financial Officer & Treasurer

Executive Vice President, General Counsel & Secretary

Chief Accounting Officer, Executive Vice President & Controller

President, Asia Pacific

President, South & Central America

President of New Ventures

President, Worldwide Contractor Equipment Division

President, Worldwide Industrial Products Division

President, Worldwide Applied Fluid Technologies Division

Board of Directors

Former Executive Vice President, Corporate Secretary & General Counsel at U.S. Bancorp

Chief Executive Officer at Mave, Inc.

Co-Founder at RiverRock Partners LLC

Former Senior Vice President, the Manitowoc Company, Inc. President & General Manager, Manitowoc Cranes at The Manitowoc Co., Inc.

Chief Financial Officer & Director at Provena Foods, Inc.

Former Executive Vice Chairman of the Board at Strategic Education, Inc.

Chairman, President & Chief Executive Officer at A. O. Smith Corporation

Executive Vice President & Chief Customer & Innovation Officer at Xcel Energy, Inc.

President & Chief Executive Officer at Graco, Inc.

Executive Advisor at Yukon Partners Management LLC

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FCC-IM is an active, research-driven manager that offers a broad spectrum of investment strategies across asset classes, styles and capitalization ranges. They provides extensive expertise in Canadian active and structured fixed income, Canadian and foreign equity, asset allocation and non-traditional investment solutions through a broad range of strategies and services. Independent bottom-up fundamental research is the cornerstone of the firm’s Canadian and foreign equity strategies while rigorous top-down fundamental research, independent of sell-side analysis and of credit rating agencies, is the cornerstone of their actively managed fixed income strategies, resulting in opinions that are independent of market views.

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Kayne Anderson Rudnick Investment Management is a registered investment advisor based in Los Angeles, California with approximately $7 billion in assets under management. Our clients include affluent individuals, endowments, foundations, corporations, public funds, and pension plans for who it manages a range of portfolios having a common disciplined, high-quality investment philosophy

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WCM employs a bottom-up, fundamental method of analysis that emphasizes long-horizon growth prospects, competitive advantages, and company cultures conducive to attracting great people. Valuation also plays an important factor in the firm’s analysis method, predominantly impacting the timing of decisions and portfolio position sizing. Their strategies utilize different capitalization ranges (e.g., large-cap, small-cap, all-cap,) different geographical scopes (e.g., international, global, emerging markets, US domestic) and different security types (e.g., foreign ordinary shares, ADR). WCM’s Investment Strategy Group (ISG), consisting of senior investment professionals, makes all portfolio decisions.

Recent Transactions
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Graco, Inc., White Knight Fluid Handling, Inc. purchase Heateflex Corp.

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Graco, Inc. purchases Smith Manufacturing Co.

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Graco, Inc., Q.E.D. Environmental Systems, Inc. purchase Environmental Pump Solutions, Inc.

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Transaction Advisors
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Advised onGraco, Inc. purchases Sharpe Manufacturing Co.

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Advised onGraco, Inc. purchases Alco Valves Ltd. from Alco Valves Group Ltd.

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Advised onCarlisle Cos., Inc. purchases Finishing Brands Holdings, Inc. from Graco, Inc.

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Advised onCarlisle Cos., Inc. purchases Finishing Brands Holdings, Inc. from Graco, Inc.

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Advised onCarlisle Cos., Inc. purchases Finishing Brands Holdings, Inc. from Graco, Inc.

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Advised onGraco, Inc. purchases Alco Valves Ltd. from Alco Valves Group Ltd.

Advisors & Consultants
Legal Advisor

Partner at Faegre Baker Daniels LLP

Legal Advisor

Partner at Faegre Baker Daniels LLP

Advisor

Former President & Chief Executive Officer at Graco, Inc.

Clients

The Sherwin-Williams Co. engages in the manufacture and trade of paint and coatings. It operates through the following segments: America Group, Consumer Brands Group, and Performance Coating Group. The America Group segment manages the exclusive outlets for Sherwin-Williams branded paints, stains, supplies, equipment, and floor covering. The Consumer Brands Group segment sells portfolios of branded and private-label products through retailers in North America and in parts of Europe, Australia, New Zealand and China, and also operates global supply chain for paint and coatings. The Performance Coating Group segment offers coatings and finishes, and sells in industrial wood, protective and marine, coil, packaging, and automotive markets. The company was founded by Henry Sherwin and Edward Williams in 1866 and is headquartered in Cleveland, OH.

Exterran Corp. engages in the provision of oil, gas, water and power markets solutions. It operates through the following segments: Contract Operations, Aftermarket Services and Product Sales. The Contract Operations segment offers compression, processing and treating services by operating natural gas compression equipment, crude oil and natural gas production, and process equipment. The Aftermarket Services segment sells parts and components and provides operations, maintenance, repair, overhaul, upgrade, startup, and commissioning and reconfiguration services. The Product Sales segment designs, engineers, manufactures, installs, and sells natural gas compression packages as well as equipment used in the treating and processing of crude oil, natural gas, and water. The company was founded on March 2, 2015 and is headquartered in Houston, TX.

TopBuild Corp. is an installer and distributor of insulation products and other building products to the U.S. construction industry. It operates through two segments: Installation and Distribution. The Installation segment provides insulation installation services nationwide through its TruTeam contractor services business branches located in the U.S. The Distribution segment distributes insulation and other building products, including rain gutters, fireplaces, closet shelving, and roofing materials through its Service Partners business. The company was founded in February 2015 and is headquartered in Daytona Beach, FL.

Key Stats and Financials As of 2020
Market Capitalization
$12.8B
Total Enterprise Value
$12.4B
Earnings Per Share
$1.92
Revenue
$1.65B
Total Equity
$1.28B
Net Profit
$330M
EBITDAMargin
29.18%
Enterprise Value / Sales
7.49x
Enterprise Value EBITDAOperating
25.59x
TEVNet Income
37.41x
Debt TEV
0.02x
EBITDA
$481M
Total Debt
$213M
Three Year Compounded Annual Growth Rate Of Revenue
3.82%
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Suppliers
Otter Tail Corp. Appliances & Electronics | Fergus Falls, MN

Otter Tail Corp. is a holding company, which engages in the energy, infrastructure, and production businesses. It operates through the following segments: Electric, Manufacturing and Plastics. The Electric segment generates, transmits, and distributes power and electric energy. The Manufacturing segment offers contract machining, metal parts stamping, fabrication, handling trays, and horticultural containers. The Plastics segment produces polyvinyl chloride pipes. The company was founded in 1907 and is headquartered in Fergus Falls, MN.

Bazaarvoice, Inc. Market & Policy Research | Austin, TX

Bazaarvoice is a Software as a Service (SaaS) company that turns social media into social commerce for the world's best global brands by enabling authentic customer-powered marketing. We achieve that by first letting consumers create and share ratings, reviews, questions, answers, and stories about products and brands on client websites. We then syndicate that content across the Web and through the channel to reach shoppers wherever they are. This customer-generated content has a tremendously positive influence on purchase decisions. It is also rich with customer intelligence, which we analyze and provide to our clients so they can make real-time, information-based decisions that affect all aspects of their business — marketing, product R&D, and operations. This strategy of putting customers at the center of your business helps you achieve measurable results across your entire enterprise. Brett Hurt, Vice Chairman, and Brant Barton, General Manager of Media Solutions, founded Bazaarvoice in 2005. Headquartered in Austin, the company has offices in Amsterdam, London, Munich, New York, Paris, San Francisco, Stockholm, and Sydney.

Competitors
Berkshire Hathaway, Inc. Other Insurance Services - Greenwich, Connecticut

Berkshire Hathaway, Inc. engages in the provision of property and casualty insurance and reinsurance, utilities and energy, freight rail transportation, finance, manufacturing, and retailing services. It operates through following segments: GEICO, Berkshire Hathaway Reinsurance Group, Berkshire Hathaway Primary Group, Burlington Northern Santa Fe, LLC (BNSF), Berkshire Hathaway Energy, McLane Company, Manufacturing, and Service and Retailing. The GEICO segment involves in underwriting private passenger automobile insurance mainly by direct response methods. The Berkshire Hathaway Reinsurance Group segment consists of underwriting excess-of-loss and quota-share and facultative reinsurance worldwide. The Berkshire Hathaway Primary Group segment comprises of underwriting multiple lines of property and casualty insurance policies for primarily commercial accounts. The BNSF segment operates railroad systems in North America. The Berkshire Hathaway Energy segments deals with regulated electric and gas utility, including power generation and distribution activities, and real estate brokerage activities. The McLane Company segment offers wholesale distribution of groceries and non-food items. The Manufacturing segment includes industrial and end-user products, building products, and apparel. The Service and Retailing segment provides fractional aircraft ownership programs, aviation pilot training, electronic components distribution, and various retailing businesses, including automobile dealerships, and trailer and furniture leasing. The company was founded by Oliver Chace in 1839 and is headquartered in Omaha, NE.

Trane Technologies Plc Other Manufacturing - Swords, Ireland

Trane Technologies plc (formerly Ingersoll-Rand plc) is an American Irish-domiciled diversified industrial manufacturing company formed in 1905 by the merger of Ingersoll-Sergeant Drill Company and Rand Drill Company. It is headquartered near Dublin, Ireland. While known as Ingersoll Rand, the company has been a constituent of the S&P 500 Index since 2010, replacing Pactiv Corporation on 16 November 2010.

IDEX Corp. Industrial Machinery & Manufacturing - Lake Forest, IL

IDEX is organized in four business segments to optimize our market strategies, better serve our customers and provide a solid foundation for both organic and acquisitive growth. Our portfolio: IDEX Fluid & Metering Technologies systems are used in a wide variety of severe duty and/or highly precise fluid-handling applications around the world. Customized solutions range from diesel engine lubrication to food and beverage processing to the movement, measurement and dispense of fossil fuels, ethanol and other high value liquids and gases. With some of the most recognized brand names in positive displacement pumps, flow meters, compressors and injectors, IDEX is a supplier of choice within the rapidly growing infrastructure markets including alternative energy, oil & gas, water and wastewater. Supporting rapid global growth in drug discovery, clinical diagnostics and medical technology advancements, our Health & Science employees design, produce and distribute small-scale, highly precise fluidics components and sub-assemblies used in analytical and diagnostics instruments, as well as a growing range of medical equipment and implantable devices. Within this segment, it’s all about enabling increasingly small and precise sample sizes, more accurate analysis and quicker results for technicians and patients alike. Some of the most familiar of our solutions can be found in our Dispensing segment, which specializes in point-of-use color formulation. Our paint dispensing solutions are found at major home improvement stores and independent retailers across the United States and Europe, enabling consumers to obtain a perfect color match every time. When seconds count, our Fire & Safety equipment matters most. Our highly engineered firefighting pumps and foam systems, as well as our Jaws of Life® extrication and recovery tools, are the preferred equipment of Fire & Safety professionals around the globe. Complementing the municipal fire and safety markets, our diversified products group engineers band clamping solutions found everywhere from corner traffic lights and signposts to subsea and marine applications

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