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The Sherwin-Williams Stock Forecast, Price & News

+6.77 (+0.94 %)
(As of 01/15/2021 12:00 AM ET)
Today's Range
Now: $725.55
50-Day Range
MA: $726.72
52-Week Range
Now: $725.55
Volume708,773 shs
Average Volume434,057 shs
Market Capitalization$65.90 billion
P/E Ratio38.68
Dividend Yield0.75%
The Sherwin-Williams Company develops, manufactures, distributes, and sells paints, coatings, and related products to professional, industrial, commercial, and retail customers. It operates in three segments: The Americas Group, Consumer Brands Group, and Performance Coatings Group. The Americas Group segment offers architectural paints and coatings, and protective and marine products, as well as OEM product finishes and related products for architectural and industrial paint contractors, and do-it-yourself homeowners. The Consumer Brands Group segment provides branded and private-label architectural paints, stains, varnishes, industrial products, wood finishes products, wood preservatives, applicators, corrosion inhibitors, aerosols, caulks, and adhesives to retailers and distributors. The Performance Coatings Group segment develops and sells industrial coatings for wood finishing and general industrial applications, automotive refinish products, protective and marine coatings, coil coatings, packaging coatings, and performance-based resins and colorants. It serves retailers, dealers, jobbers, licensees, and other third-party distributors through its branches and direct sales staff, as well as through outside sales representatives. The company has operations primarily in North and South America, the Caribbean, Europe, Asia, and Australia. As of March 3, 2020, it operated approximately 4,900 company-operated stores and facilities. The company was founded in 1866 and is headquartered in Cleveland, Ohio.
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Overall MarketRank

2.02 out of 5 stars

Construction Sector

15th out of 183 stocks

Building Materials, Hardware, Garden Supply & Mobile Home Dealers Industry

1st out of 8 stocks

Analyst Opinion: 1.3Community Rank: 2.5Dividend Strength: 3.3Insider Behavior: 1.7Valuation: 1.3 5 -4 -3 -2 -1 -

Industry, Sector and Symbol

Industry Building materials, hardware, garden supply & mobile home dealers
Sub-IndustrySpecialty Chemicals



Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$17.90 billion
Cash Flow$30.90 per share
Book Value$44.67 per share


Net Income$1.54 billion


Market Cap$65.90 billion
Next Earnings Date1/28/2021 (Confirmed)
+6.77 (+0.94 %)
(As of 01/15/2021 12:00 AM ET)
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The Sherwin-Williams (NYSE:SHW) Frequently Asked Questions

How has The Sherwin-Williams' stock price been impacted by Coronavirus (COVID-19)?

The Sherwin-Williams' stock was trading at $520.14 on March 11th, 2020 when Coronavirus (COVID-19) reached pandemic status according to the World Health Organization. Since then, SHW shares have increased by 39.5% and is now trading at $725.55.
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Is The Sherwin-Williams a buy right now?

22 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for The Sherwin-Williams in the last twelve months. There are currently 1 sell rating, 5 hold ratings and 16 buy ratings for the stock. The consensus among Wall Street analysts is that investors should "buy" The Sherwin-Williams stock.
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When is The Sherwin-Williams' next earnings date?

The Sherwin-Williams is scheduled to release its next quarterly earnings announcement on Thursday, January 28th 2021.
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How can I listen to The Sherwin-Williams' earnings call?

The Sherwin-Williams will be holding an earnings conference call on Thursday, January 28th at 12:00 AM Eastern. Interested parties can register for or listen to the call using this link or dial in at Not Available.

How were The Sherwin-Williams' earnings last quarter?

The Sherwin-Williams Company (NYSE:SHW) posted its quarterly earnings results on Tuesday, October, 27th. The specialty chemicals company reported $8.29 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, beating analysts' consensus estimates of $7.80 by $0.49. The specialty chemicals company had revenue of $5.12 billion for the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $5.07 billion. The Sherwin-Williams had a return on equity of 53.67% and a net margin of 9.83%. The business's revenue was up 5.2% on a year-over-year basis. During the same quarter in the prior year, the business earned $6.65 EPS.
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How often does The Sherwin-Williams pay dividends? What is the dividend yield for The Sherwin-Williams?

The Sherwin-Williams announced a quarterly dividend on Wednesday, October 21st. Stockholders of record on Friday, November 13th will be given a dividend of $1.34 per share on Friday, December 4th. This represents a $5.36 dividend on an annualized basis and a yield of 0.74%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Thursday, November 12th.
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Is The Sherwin-Williams a good dividend stock?

The Sherwin-Williams pays an annual dividend of $5.36 per share and currently has a dividend yield of 0.75%. The Sherwin-Williams has been increasing its dividend for 40 consecutive years, indicating the company has a strong committment to maintain and grow its dividend. The dividend payout ratio of The Sherwin-Williams is 25.38%. This payout ratio is at a healthy, sustainable level, below 75%. Based on earnings estimates, The Sherwin-Williams will have a dividend payout ratio of 20.70% next year. This indicates that The Sherwin-Williams will be able to sustain or increase its dividend.
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What guidance has The Sherwin-Williams issued on next quarter's earnings?

The Sherwin-Williams updated its FY20 earnings guidance on Tuesday, October, 27th. The company provided earnings per share guidance of $24.00-24.30 for the period, compared to the Thomson Reuters consensus estimate of $23.78.

What price target have analysts set for SHW?

22 brokers have issued 1 year price targets for The Sherwin-Williams' shares. Their forecasts range from $590.00 to $825.00. On average, they anticipate The Sherwin-Williams' stock price to reach $708.05 in the next year. This suggests that the stock has a possible downside of 2.4%.
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Are investors shorting The Sherwin-Williams?

The Sherwin-Williams saw a increase in short interest in the month of December. As of December 31st, there was short interest totaling 1,260,000 shares, an increase of 24.8% from the December 15th total of 1,010,000 shares. Based on an average daily volume of 481,400 shares, the days-to-cover ratio is currently 2.6 days. Approximately 1.6% of the company's shares are short sold.
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Who are some of The Sherwin-Williams' key competitors?

What other stocks do shareholders of The Sherwin-Williams own?

Based on aggregate information from My MarketBeat watchlists, some companies that other The Sherwin-Williams investors own include Johnson & Johnson (JNJ), The Home Depot (HD), AbbVie (ABBV), Visa (V), Walmart (WMT), McDonald's (MCD), NVIDIA (NVDA), AT&T (T), Mastercard (MA) and The Walt Disney (DIS).

Who are The Sherwin-Williams' key executives?

The Sherwin-Williams' management team includes the following people:
  • Mr. John G. Morikis, Chairman & CEO (Age 58, Pay $4.44M)
  • Mr. David B. Sewell, Pres & COO (Age 52, Pay $1.86M)
  • Mr. Allen J. Mistysyn, Sr. VP of Fin. & CFO (Age 52, Pay $1.7M)
  • Mr. Peter J. Ippolito, Pres of The Americas Group (Age 57, Pay $1.64M)
  • Mr. James R. Jaye, Sr. VP of Investor Relations & Corp. Communications
  • Ms. Mary L. Garceau, Sr. VP, Gen. Counsel & Sec. (Age 48)
  • Karl Schmitt, Sr. VP of Marketing
  • Mr. Thomas P. Gilligan, Sr. VP of HR (Age 60)
  • Mr. Thomas C. Hablitzel, Sr. VP of Enterprise Strategic Accounts (Age 58)
  • Mr. Joel D. Baxter, Pres & GM of Global Supply Chain Division - Consumer Brands Group (Age 60)

What is The Sherwin-Williams' stock symbol?

The Sherwin-Williams trades on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) under the ticker symbol "SHW."

Who are The Sherwin-Williams' major shareholders?

The Sherwin-Williams' stock is owned by a number of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional investors include Huntington National Bank (0.06%), Raub Brock Capital Management LP (0.04%), Vigilant Capital Management LLC (0.03%), Rockland Trust Co. (0.03%), State of Alaska Department of Revenue (0.02%) and Bath Savings Trust Co (0.01%). Company insiders that own The Sherwin-Williams stock include Aaron M Erter, Allen J Mistysyn, David B Sewell, David F Hodnik, Jane M Cronin, Jeff M Fettig, Joel D Baxter, John G Morikis, Peter J Ippolito, Robert F Lynch, Susan J Kropf and Thomas P Gilligan.
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Which institutional investors are selling The Sherwin-Williams stock?

SHW stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Crossmark Global Holdings Inc., Raub Brock Capital Management LP, Rockland Trust Co., State of Alaska Department of Revenue, Vigilant Capital Management LLC, First Midwest Bank Trust Division, First Citizens Bank & Trust Co., and Donaldson Capital Management LLC. Company insiders that have sold The Sherwin-Williams company stock in the last year include Aaron M Erter, David B Sewell, Jane M Cronin, Joel D Baxter, John G Morikis, Peter J Ippolito, Susan J Kropf, and Thomas P Gilligan.
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Which institutional investors are buying The Sherwin-Williams stock?

SHW stock was purchased by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Huntington National Bank, Park National Corp OH, Strategic Wealth Designers, IFM Investors Pty Ltd, Cypress Capital Group, Louisiana State Employees Retirement System, Woodstock Corp, and Bath Savings Trust Co.
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How do I buy shares of The Sherwin-Williams?

Shares of SHW can be purchased through any online brokerage account. Popular online brokerages with access to the U.S. stock market include WeBull, Vanguard Brokerage Services, TD Ameritrade, E*TRADE, Robinhood, Fidelity, and Charles Schwab.

What is The Sherwin-Williams' stock price today?

One share of SHW stock can currently be purchased for approximately $725.55.

How big of a company is The Sherwin-Williams?

The Sherwin-Williams has a market capitalization of $65.90 billion and generates $17.90 billion in revenue each year. The specialty chemicals company earns $1.54 billion in net income (profit) each year or $21.12 on an earnings per share basis. The Sherwin-Williams employs 61,111 workers across the globe.

What is The Sherwin-Williams' official website?

The official website for The Sherwin-Williams is www.sherwin-williams.com.

How can I contact The Sherwin-Williams?

The Sherwin-Williams' mailing address is 101 WEST PROSPECT AVE, CLEVELAND OH, 44115. The specialty chemicals company can be reached via phone at 216-566-2000.

This page was last updated on 1/17/2021 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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