Sherwin-Williams Company Profile (NYSE:SHW)

About Sherwin-Williams

Sherwin-Williams logoThe Sherwin-Williams Company is engaged in the development, manufacture, distribution and sale of paint, coatings and related products. The Company has four operating segments: Paint Stores Group, Consumer Group, Global Finishes Group and Latin America Coatings Group. The Paint Stores Group markets and sells architectural paint and coatings, protective and marine products, original equipment manufacturer (OEM) product finishes and related items. The Consumer Group develops, manufactures and distributes a range of paint, coatings and related products to third party customers. The Global Finishes Group develops, licenses, manufactures, distributes and sells a range of protective and marine products, automotive finishes and refinished products, and OEM product finishes, among others. The Latin America Coatings Group develops, licenses, manufactures, distributes and sells a range of architectural paint and coatings, protective and marine products, and OEM product finishes, among others.

Industry, Sector and Symbol:
  • Sector: Construction
  • Industry: Specialty Chemicals
  • Sub-Industry: Specialty Chemicals
  • Exchange: NYSE
  • Symbol: SHW
  • CUSIP: 82434810
Key Metrics:
  • Previous Close: $247.60
  • 50 Day Moving Average: $273.84
  • 200 Day Moving Average: $288.76
  • 52-Week Range: $234.96 - $312.48
  • Trailing P/E Ratio: 20.88
  • Foreward P/E Ratio: 17.89
  • P/E Growth: 2.16
  • Market Cap: $22.73B
  • Outstanding Shares: 91,788,000
  • Beta: 0.92
  • Net Margins: 9.50%
  • Return on Equity: 97.87%
  • Return on Assets: 18.15%
  • Debt-to-Equity Ratio: 1.20%
  • Current Ratio: 1.47%
  • Quick Ratio: 0.89%
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Analyst Ratings

Consensus Ratings for Sherwin-Williams (NYSE:SHW) (?)
Ratings Breakdown: 3 Hold Ratings, 12 Buy Ratings
Consensus Rating:Buy (Score: 2.80)
Consensus Price Target: $325.50 (31.46% upside)

Analysts' Ratings History for Sherwin-Williams (NYSE:SHW)
DateFirmActionRatingPrice TargetDetails
10/10/2016ArgusUpgradeHold -> Buy$300.00View Rating Details
9/28/2016Wells Fargo & Co.Initiated CoverageMarket PerformView Rating Details
9/14/2016Credit Agricole SAReiterated RatingBuy$350.00View Rating Details
8/25/2016Sterne Agee CRTUpgradeNeutral -> BuyView Rating Details
8/13/2016RBC Capital MarketsReiterated RatingOutperform$335.00View Rating Details
7/25/2016Robert W. BairdReiterated RatingOutperform$330.00View Rating Details
7/20/2016Morgan StanleyReiterated RatingOverweight$322.00View Rating Details
7/11/2016Seaport Global SecuritiesDowngradeAccumulate -> Neutral$320.00View Rating Details
4/22/2016Royal Bank Of CanadaBoost Price TargetOutperform$337.00 -> $340.00View Rating Details
3/22/2016Credit Suisse Group AGInitiated CoverageOutperform$285.00 -> $308.00View Rating Details
3/21/2016SusquehannaUpgradeNeutral -> Positive$260.00 -> $370.00View Rating Details
3/16/2016Longbow ResearchUpgradeNeutral -> Buy$340.00View Rating Details
3/3/2016Citigroup Inc.UpgradeNeutral -> Buy$281.00 -> $316.00View Rating Details
1/29/2016Barclays PLCLower Price TargetEqual Weight$295.00 -> $275.00View Rating Details
1/20/2016Goldman Sachs Group Inc.UpgradeNeutral -> BuyView Rating Details
7/21/2015Northcoast ResearchUpgradeNeutral -> BuyView Rating Details
7/20/2015JPMorgan Chase & Co.Lower Price TargetNeutral$285.00 -> $270.00View Rating Details
4/23/2015Wolfe ResearchUpgradePeer Perform -> OutperformView Rating Details
4/14/2015KeyCorpBoost Price TargetOverweight$297.00 -> $316.00View Rating Details
12/15/2014Bank of America Corp.Boost Price TargetUnderperform$202.00 -> $222.00View Rating Details
(Data available from 10/28/2014 forward)


Earnings History for Sherwin-Williams (NYSE:SHW)
DateQuarterConsensus EstimateActual EPSRevenue EstimateActual RevenueRelease LinkConference CallDetails
10/25/2016Q316$4.32$4.23$3.29 billion$3.28 billionViewListenView Earnings Details
7/21/2016Q216$4.16$4.06$3.28 billion$3.22 billionViewListenView Earnings Details
4/21/2016Q116$1.62$1.81$2.48 billion$2.57 billionViewListenView Earnings Details
1/28/2016Q415$1.87$2.12$2.60 billion$2.60 billionViewListenView Earnings Details
10/29/2015Q315$3.86$3.97$3.26 billion$3.15 billionViewListenView Earnings Details
7/16/2015Q215$3.81$3.70$3.26 billion$3.13 billionViewListenView Earnings Details
4/16/2015Q115$1.43$1.38$2.50 billion$2.45 billionViewN/AView Earnings Details
1/29/2015Q414$1.38$1.37$2.60 billion$2.57 billionViewN/AView Earnings Details
10/28/2014Q314$3.20$3.35$3.17 billion$3.15 billionViewN/AView Earnings Details
7/17/2014Q214$2.93$2.94$3.01 billion$3.04 billionViewN/AView Earnings Details
4/17/2014Q114$1.10$1.14$2.36 billion$2.37 billionViewN/AView Earnings Details
1/31/2014Q413$1.26$1.16$2.43 billion$2.46 billionViewN/AView Earnings Details
10/25/2013Q313$2.63$2.68$2.76 billion$2.85 billionViewN/AView Earnings Details
7/18/2013Q2 2013$2.57$2.54$2.78 billion$2.71 billionViewN/AView Earnings Details
4/18/2013Q1 2013$1.10$1.11$2.23 billion$2.17 billionViewN/AView Earnings Details
1/31/2013Q4 2012$1.16$1.12$2.19 billion$2.22 billionViewN/AView Earnings Details
10/25/2012$2.19$2.24ViewN/AView Earnings Details
7/19/2012$2.11$2.17ViewN/AView Earnings Details
4/19/2012$0.94$0.95ViewN/AView Earnings Details
1/26/2012$0.83$0.14ViewN/AView Earnings Details
10/25/2011$1.69$1.71ViewN/AView Earnings Details
7/21/2011$1.77$1.66ViewN/AView Earnings Details
4/21/2011$0.52$0.63ViewN/AView Earnings Details
1/25/2011$0.65$0.67ViewN/AView Earnings Details
(Data available from 1/1/2011 forward)


Earnings Estimates for Sherwin-Williams (NYSE:SHW)
Current Year EPS Consensus Estimate: $12.62 EPS
Next Year EPS Consensus Estimate: $13.84 EPS
QuarterNumber of EstimatesLow EstimateHigh EstimateAverage Estimate
Q1 20164$1.57$1.66$1.63
Q2 20165$4.01$4.20$4.14
Q3 20163$4.21$4.40$4.32
Q4 20163$2.19$2.53$2.37
Q1 20171$2.22$2.22$2.22
Q2 20171$4.36$4.36$4.36
Q3 20171$4.64$4.64$4.64
Q4 20171$2.71$2.71$2.71
(Data provided by Zacks Investment Research)


Current Dividend Information for Sherwin-Williams (NYSE:SHW)
Annual Dividend:$3.36
Dividend Yield:1.36%
Dividend Growth:19.80% (3 Year Average)
Payout Ratio:28.57% (Based on Trailing 12 Months of Earnings)
26.62% (Based on Current Year Consensus EPS Estimate)
24.28% (Based on Next Year Consensus EPS Estimate)
Track Record:37 Years of Consecutive Dividend Growth

Dividend History for Sherwin-Williams (NYSE:SHW)
AnnouncedPeriodAmountYieldEx-Dividend DateRecord DatePayable Date
(Data available from 1/1/2013 forward)

Insider Trades

Insider Trading History for Sherwin-Williams (NYSE:SHW)
Insider Ownership Percentage: 1.89%
Institutional Ownership Percentage: 74.62%
Transaction DateInsider NameTitleBuy/SellNumber of SharesAverage Share PriceTotal TransactionDetails
8/5/2016Joel D BaxterInsiderSell3,853$300.16$1,156,516.48View SEC Filing  
8/1/2016John G MorikisCEOSell30,353$298.75$9,067,958.75View SEC Filing  
5/16/2016David B SewellInsiderSell4,598$297.39$1,367,399.22View SEC Filing  
5/13/2016Sean P HennessyCFOSell20,353$294.88$6,001,692.64View SEC Filing  
5/9/2016Allen J MistysynSVPSell3,353$291.58$977,667.74View SEC Filing  
5/9/2016Robert J DavissonInsiderSell3,591$292.21$1,049,326.11View SEC Filing  
4/27/2016Susan J KropfDirectorSell2,000$297.99$595,980.00View SEC Filing  
4/22/2016David F HodnikDirectorSell843$297.51$250,800.93View SEC Filing  
12/8/2015Robert J. DavissoninsiderSell3,500$272.62$954,170.00View SEC Filing  
11/23/2015David B. SewellinsiderSell2,863$275.51$788,785.13View SEC Filing  
11/23/2015Thomas E HopkinsSVPSell2,916$277.07$807,936.12View SEC Filing  
8/18/2015Steven J. OberfeldSVPSell39,323$284.78$11,198,403.94View SEC Filing  
8/13/2015Robert J DavissonInsiderSell10,000$277.00$2,770,000.00View SEC Filing  
5/28/2015Christopher M ConnorCEOSell119,321$290.06$34,610,249.26View SEC Filing  
3/12/2015Allen J MistysynSVPSell11,046$285.12$3,149,435.52View SEC Filing  
2/5/2015Thomas E HopkinsSVPSell12,723$275.42$3,504,168.66View SEC Filing  
2/4/2015Robert J WellsSVPSell10,696$275.54$2,947,175.84View SEC Filing  
2/3/2015John G MorikisCOOSell38,723$272.29$10,543,885.67View SEC Filing  
1/30/2015Sean P HennessyCFOSell28,723$273.97$7,869,240.31View SEC Filing  
12/15/2014David F HodnikDirectorSell1,000$245.55$245,550.00View SEC Filing  
12/15/2014Robert J DavissonInsiderSell18,333$245.54$4,501,484.82View SEC Filing  
8/28/2014Susan J KropfDirectorSell1,000$217.16$217,160.00View SEC Filing  
2/27/2014Christopher ConnorCEOSell93,924$198.38$18,632,643.12View SEC Filing  
2/26/2014Robert WellsSVPSell7,576$198.58$1,504,442.08View SEC Filing  
2/25/2014Steven OberfeldVPSell34,419$197.82$6,808,766.58View SEC Filing  
2/24/2014Allen MistysynVPSell1,792$196.25$351,680.00View SEC Filing  
2/24/2014Robert DavissonInsiderSell6,293$197.01$1,239,783.93View SEC Filing  
2/21/2014David HodnikDirectorSell1,337$193.07$258,134.59View SEC Filing  
2/14/2014John MorikisCOOSell38,623$191.27$7,387,421.21View SEC Filing  
2/14/2014Timothy KnightInsiderSell28,950$191.26$5,536,977.00View SEC Filing  
2/13/2014Sean HennessyCFOSell30,623$189.07$5,789,890.61View SEC Filing  
2/13/2014Thomas HopkinsVPSell15,373$188.28$2,894,428.44View SEC Filing  
12/11/2013George HeathInsiderSell12,750$181.91$2,319,352.50View SEC Filing  
11/19/2013Timothy KnightInsiderSell18,000$185.77$3,343,860.00View SEC Filing  
11/26/2012George E HeathInsiderSell15,500$157.93$2,447,915.00View SEC Filing  
8/10/2012Sean P HennessyCFOSell34,152$140.33$4,792,550.16View SEC Filing  
(Data available from 1/1/2013 forward)


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