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The Sherwin-Williams Stock Forecast, Price & News

+5.31 (+0.78 %)
(As of 10/23/2020 12:00 AM ET)
Today's Range
Now: $683.31
50-Day Range
MA: $693.27
52-Week Range
Now: $683.31
Volume369,648 shs
Average Volume438,020 shs
Market Capitalization$62.22 billion
P/E Ratio36.42
Dividend Yield0.79%
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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Beat the Market (BTM) Rank

Analyst Opinion: 2.3Community Rank: 2.5Dividend Strength: 1.7Insider Behavior: 1.0Valuation: 0.6 5 -4 -3 -2 -1 -

Overall Beat the Market Rank

1.62 out of 5 stars

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$29.10 per share
Book Value$44.67 per share


Net Income$1.54 billion


Market Cap$62.22 billion
Next Earnings Date10/27/2020 (Confirmed)
+5.31 (+0.78 %)
(As of 10/23/2020 12:00 AM ET)
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The Sherwin-Williams (NYSE:SHW) Frequently Asked Questions

How has The Sherwin-Williams' stock 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 (WHO). Since then, SHW shares have increased by 31.4% and is now trading at $683.31.
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Do Wall Street analysts recommend investors buy shares of The Sherwin-Williams?

24 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for The Sherwin-Williams in the last year. There are currently 1 sell rating, 8 hold ratings and 15 buy ratings for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Buy."
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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 Tuesday, October 27th 2020.
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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 Tuesday, October 27th 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) released its earnings results on Tuesday, July, 28th. The specialty chemicals company reported $7.10 EPS for the quarter, beating analysts' consensus estimates of $5.69 by $1.41. The specialty chemicals company earned $4.60 billion during the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $4.55 billion. The Sherwin-Williams had a return on equity of 53.67% and a net margin of 9.83%. The company's revenue for the quarter was down 5.7% on a year-over-year basis. During the same quarter in the prior year, the company posted $6.57 earnings per share.
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How often does The Sherwin-Williams pay dividends? What is the dividend yield for The Sherwin-Williams?

The Sherwin-Williams declared a quarterly dividend on Wednesday, October 21st. Stockholders of record on Friday, November 13th will be paid a dividend of $1.34 per share on Friday, December 4th. This represents a $5.36 annualized dividend and a yield of 0.78%. The ex-dividend date is Thursday, November 12th.
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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, September, 29th. The company provided EPS guidance of $23.50-24.00 for the period, compared to the Thomson Reuters consensus estimate of $22.88. The company issued revenue guidance of $17.90 billion or above, compared to the consensus revenue estimate of $17.90 billion.

What price target have analysts set for SHW?

24 brokers have issued twelve-month price objectives for The Sherwin-Williams' stock. Their forecasts range from $590.00 to $805.00. On average, they anticipate The Sherwin-Williams' stock price to reach $689.35 in the next twelve months. This suggests a possible upside of 0.9% from the stock's current price.
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Are investors shorting The Sherwin-Williams?

The Sherwin-Williams saw a increase in short interest during the month of September. As of September 15th, there was short interest totaling 941,700 shares, an increase of 19.6% from the August 31st total of 787,300 shares. Based on an average daily trading volume, of 449,200 shares, the days-to-cover ratio is currently 2.1 days. Approximately 1.2% 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), 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 57, Pay $4.44M)
  • Mr. David B. Sewell, Pres & COO (Age 51, Pay $1.86M)
  • Mr. Allen J. Mistysyn, Sr. VP of Fin. & CFO (Age 51, Pay $1.7M)
  • Mr. Peter J. Ippolito, Pres of The Americas Group (Age 56, Pay $1.64M)
  • Mr. Aaron M. Erter, Pres of Performance Coatings Group (Age 46, Pay $1.87M)
  • Mr. James R. Jaye, Sr. VP of Investor Relations & Corp. Communications
  • Ms. Mary L. Garceau, Sr. VP, Gen. Counsel & Sec. (Age 47)
  • Karl Schmitt, Sr. VP of Marketing
  • Mr. Thomas P. Gilligan, Sr. VP of HR (Age 59)
  • Mr. Thomas C. Hablitzel, Sr. VP of Enterprise Strategic Accounts (Age 57)

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 variety of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional shareholders include DAVENPORT & Co LLC (0.23%), Envestnet Asset Management Inc. (0.15%), Retirement Systems of Alabama (0.10%), Crestwood Advisors Group LLC (0.07%), Carnegie Capital Asset Management LLC (0.06%) and Jackson Wealth Management LLC (0.05%). 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, John M Stropki, 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 Dearborn Partners LLC, Gyroscope Capital Management Group LLC, TAP Consulting LLC, State of Alaska Department of Revenue, Adams Natural Resources Fund Inc., Redpoint Investment Management Pty Ltd, Nissay Asset Management Corp Japan ADV, and Retirement Systems of Alabama. 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 Envestnet Asset Management Inc., Milestone Resources Group Ltd, Assenagon Asset Management S.A., Forsta AP Fonden, Standard Life Aberdeen plc, HWG Holdings LP, Jackson Wealth Management LLC, and Bowling Portfolio Management LLC. Company insiders that have bought The Sherwin-Williams stock in the last two years include Jeff M Fettig, and John M Stropki.
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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 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 $683.31.

How big of a company is The Sherwin-Williams?

The Sherwin-Williams has a market capitalization of $62.22 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 10/24/2020 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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