NYSE:SHW - Sherwin-Williams Stock Price, News, & Analysis

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$386.00 +9.55 (+2.54 %)
(As of 12/18/2018 12:20 PM ET)
Previous Close$376.45
Today's Range$380.17 - $387.93
52-Week Range$355.28 - $479.64
Volume21,861 shs
Average Volume723,821 shs
Market Capitalization$36.14 billion
P/E Ratio27.17
Dividend Yield0.89%
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.

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Industry, Sector and Symbol

Stock Exchange NYSE
Industry Building materials, hardware, garden supply & mobile home dealers
Sub-IndustrySpecialty Chemicals
Current SymbolNYSE:SHW
Previous Symbol


Debt-to-Equity Ratio2.19
Current Ratio1.04
Quick Ratio0.66


Trailing P/E Ratio27.17
Forward P/E Ratio20.20
P/E Growth1.58

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$14.98 billion
Price / Sales2.41
Cash Flow$20.4341 per share
Price / Cash Flow18.89
Book Value$39.48 per share
Price / Book9.78


EPS (Most Recent Fiscal Year)$14.27
Net Income$1.77 billion
Net Margins10.92%
Return on Equity45.22%
Return on Assets8.49%


Outstanding Shares93,630,000
Market Cap$36.14 billion

Sherwin-Williams (NYSE:SHW) Frequently Asked Questions

What is Sherwin-Williams' stock symbol?

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

How often does Sherwin-Williams pay dividends? What is the dividend yield for Sherwin-Williams?

Sherwin-Williams declared a quarterly dividend on Tuesday, October 16th. Investors of record on Friday, November 16th will be given a dividend of $0.86 per share on Friday, December 7th. This represents a $3.44 dividend on an annualized basis and a dividend yield of 0.89%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Thursday, November 15th. View Sherwin-Williams' Dividend History.

How were Sherwin-Williams' earnings last quarter?

Sherwin-Williams Co (NYSE:SHW) issued its quarterly earnings results on Thursday, October, 25th. The specialty chemicals company reported $5.68 earnings per share for the quarter, missing the Thomson Reuters' consensus estimate of $5.71 by $0.03. The specialty chemicals company earned $4.73 billion during the quarter, compared to analysts' expectations of $4.78 billion. Sherwin-Williams had a return on equity of 45.22% and a net margin of 10.92%. View Sherwin-Williams' Earnings History.

When is Sherwin-Williams' next earnings date?

Sherwin-Williams is scheduled to release their next quarterly earnings announcement on Thursday, January 24th 2019. View Earnings Estimates for Sherwin-Williams.

What guidance has Sherwin-Williams issued on next quarter's earnings?

Sherwin-Williams issued an update on its FY 2018 earnings guidance on Thursday, October, 25th. The company provided earnings per share guidance of $19.05-19.20 for the period, compared to the Thomson Reuters consensus EPS estimate of $19.24.

What price target have analysts set for SHW?

23 brokerages have issued 1 year target prices for Sherwin-Williams' stock. Their predictions range from $410.00 to $553.00. On average, they anticipate Sherwin-Williams' stock price to reach $467.60 in the next twelve months. This suggests a possible upside of 20.6% from the stock's current price. View Analyst Price Targets for Sherwin-Williams.

What is the consensus analysts' recommendation for Sherwin-Williams?

23 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Sherwin-Williams in the last year. There are currently 8 hold ratings, 14 buy ratings and 1 strong buy rating for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Buy." View Analyst Ratings for Sherwin-Williams.

Has Sherwin-Williams been receiving favorable news coverage?

News articles about SHW stock have trended negative on Tuesday, InfoTrie Sentiment Analysis reports. The research firm identifies positive and negative press coverage by reviewing more than six thousand news and blog sources in real time. The firm ranks coverage of publicly-traded companies on a scale of -5 to 5, with scores closest to five being the most favorable. Sherwin-Williams earned a daily sentiment score of -2.4 on InfoTrie's scale. They also assigned headlines about the specialty chemicals company a news buzz of 5.0 out of 10, meaning that recent press coverage is somewhat likely to have an effect on the company's share price in the immediate future.

Who are some of Sherwin-Williams' key competitors?

Who are Sherwin-Williams' key executives?

Sherwin-Williams' management team includes the folowing people:
  • John George Morikis, Chairman, President & Chief Executive Officer
  • Allen Joseph Mistysyn, Chief Financial Officer & Senior VP-Finance
  • Jane M. Cronin, Senior Vice President & Corporate Controller
  • Mary L. Garceau, Secretary, General Counsel & Senior Vice President
  • Jeffrey James Miklich, Treasurer & Vice President

Who are Sherwin-Williams' major shareholders?

Sherwin-Williams' stock is owned by a variety of of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional investors include Vanguard Group Inc. (7.59%), Vanguard Group Inc (7.59%), BlackRock Inc. (5.75%), Massachusetts Financial Services Co. MA (3.99%), FMR LLC (3.83%) and Capital World Investors (3.73%). Company insiders that own Sherwin-Williams stock include Allen J Mistysyn, Catherine M Kilbane, Christopher M Connor, David F Hodnik, Jane M Cronin, Joel D Baxter, John G Morikis, John M Stropki, Peter J Ippolito, Robert J Davisson, Robert J Wells, Susan J Kropf and Thomas P Gilligan. View Institutional Ownership Trends for Sherwin-Williams.

Which major investors are selling Sherwin-Williams stock?

SHW stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Massachusetts Financial Services Co. MA, Sirios Capital Management L P, Winslow Capital Management LLC, Point72 Asset Management L.P., Mitsubishi UFJ Trust & Banking Corp, Mackenzie Financial Corp, BlackRock Inc. and Wells Fargo & Company MN. Company insiders that have sold Sherwin-Williams company stock in the last year include David F Hodnik, Jane M Cronin, Joel D Baxter, John G Morikis, Peter J Ippolito, Susan J Kropf and Thomas P Gilligan. View Insider Buying and Selling for Sherwin-Williams.

Which major investors are buying Sherwin-Williams stock?

SHW stock was bought by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Cornerstone Wealth Management LLC, FMR LLC, Capital World Investors, Prudential Financial Inc., AustralianSuper Pty Ltd, Iridian Asset Management LLC CT, Alliancebernstein L.P. and Marshall Wace North America L.P.. View Insider Buying and Selling for Sherwin-Williams.

How do I buy shares of 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, Scottrade, Fidelity and Charles Schwab.

What is Sherwin-Williams' stock price today?

One share of SHW stock can currently be purchased for approximately $387.68.

How big of a company is Sherwin-Williams?

Sherwin-Williams has a market capitalization of $36.14 billion and generates $14.98 billion in revenue each year. The specialty chemicals company earns $1.77 billion in net income (profit) each year or $14.27 on an earnings per share basis. Sherwin-Williams employs 52,695 workers across the globe.

What is Sherwin-Williams' official website?

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

How can I contact Sherwin-Williams?

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.

MarketBeat Community Rating for Sherwin-Williams (NYSE SHW)

Community Ranking:  2.5 out of 5 (star star half star)
Outperform Votes:  624 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  630 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  1,254
MarketBeat's community ratings are surveys of what our community members think about Sherwin-Williams and other stocks. Vote "Outperform" if you believe SHW will outperform the S&P 500 over the long term. Vote "Underperform" if you believe SHW will underperform the S&P 500 over the long term. You may vote once every thirty days.
This page was last updated on 12/18/2018 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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