April 18, 2017 / 12:13 PM / in 7 months

BRIEF-W W Grainger Inc Q1 earnings per share $2.93

April 18 (Reuters) - W W Grainger Inc

* Grainger reports results for the 2017 first quarter

* Q1 sales $2.5 billion versus I/B/E/S view $2.56 billion

* Q1 earnings per share $2.93

* Q1 adjusted earnings per share $2.88

* Q1 earnings per share view $2.98 -- Thomson Reuters I/B/E/S

* W W Grainger inc says pulling forward remaining pricing actions originally scheduled for 2018 into Q3 of this year

* Says company lowered its 2017 sales and earnings per share guidance for year

* W W Grainger Inc - now expects sales growth of 1 to 4 percent and earnings per share of $10.00 to $11.30 for 2017

* FY2017 earnings per share view $11.85, revenue view $10.50 billion -- Thomson Reuters I/B/E/S Source text for Eikon: Further company coverage:

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