SHW:NYE-Sherwin-Williams Company (The)

EQUITY | Building Materials | New York Stock Exchange

Last Closing Price

USD 432.84

Change

0.00 (0.00)%

Market Cap

USD 40.48B

Volume

1.02M

Yahoo Analyst Target

USD 424.32 (-1.97%)

STA Analyst Target

USD 420.74 (-2.80%)
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About

Sherwin-Williams Co is engaged in the development, manufacture, distribution & sale of paint, coatings & related products to professional, industrial, commercial & retail customers in North and South America, the Caribbean region, Europe and Asia.

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ETFs Containing SHW

XLB Materials Select Sector S.. 5.01 % 0.14 %

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CWS AdvisorShares Focused Equ.. 4.94 % 0.75 %

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RTM Guggenheim S&P 500 Equal .. 4.25 % 0.40 %

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FMAT Fidelity MSCI Materials I.. 3.64 % 0.08 %

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USD 0.33B
VAW Vanguard Materials 3.57 % 0.10 %

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ITB iShares U.S. Home Constru.. 2.29 % 0.44 %

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NAIL Direxion Daily Homebuilde.. 1.81 % 0.95 %

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EQWL PowerShares Russell Top 2.. 1.41 % 0.25 %

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Market Performance

  Market Performance vs.
Industry/Classification (Building Materials)
Market Performance vs. Exchange (New York Stock Exchange)
  Value Sector Median Percentile Rank Grade Market Median Percentile Rank Grade
YTD  
Capital Gain 5.56% 81% B- 77% C+
Dividend Return N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A
Total Return 5.56% 81% B- 77% C+
Trailing 12 Months  
Capital Gain 51.82% 77% C+ 93% A
Dividend Return 1.19% 50% F 14% F
Total Return 53.01% 77% C+ 93% A
Trailing 5 Years  
Capital Gain 168.81% 87% B+ 92% A-
Dividend Return 8.47% 50% F 22% F
Total Return 177.28% 83% B 91% A-
Average Annual (5 Year Horizon)  
Capital Gain 19.49% 80% B- 90% A-
Dividend Return 20.67% 77% C+ 89% B+
Total Return 1.17% 29% F 21% F
Risk Return Profile  
Volatility (Standard Deviation) 16.58% 80% B- 46% F
Risk Adjusted Return 124.68% 90% A- 89% B+
Market Capitalization 25.03B 100% A+ 95% A

Key Financial Ratios

  Ratio vs. Industry/Classification
(Building Materials)
Ratio vs. Market
(New York Stock Exchange)
  Value Sector Median Percentile Rank Grade Market Median Percentile Rank Grade
Market Value  
Price / Earning Ratio 22.60 38% F 18% F
Price/Book Ratio 16.93 10% F 4% F
Price / Cash Flow Ratio 6.70 22% F 12% F
Price/Free Cash Flow Ratio 29.05 45% F 22% F
Management Effectiveness  
Return on Equity 47.51% 84% B 94% A
Return on Invested Capital 21.62% 81% B- 88% B+
Return on Assets 7.81% 72% C- 83% B
Debt to Equity Ratio 269.75% 19% F 12% F

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Analyst Rating

Target Price Action Rating Action Analyst Rating Price Date

This is a composite scorecard based on the application of evaluation criteria deemed most important by analysts. This is not a buy or sell recommendation.

What to like:
High market capitalization

This is one of the largest entities in its sector and is among the top quartile. Such companies tend to be more stable.

Superior risk adjusted returns

This stock has performed well, on a risk adjusted basis, compared to its sector peers(for a hold period of at least 12 months) and is in the top quartile.

Low volatility

The stock’s annual returns have been stable and consistent compared to its sector peers(for a hold period of at least 12 months) and is in the top quartile. Although stability is good, also keep in mind it can limit returns.

High dividend returns

The stock has outperformed its sector peers on average annual dividend returns basis in the past 5 years (for a hold period of at least 12 months) and is in the top quartile. This can be a good buy, especially if it is outperforming on total return basis , for investors seeking high income yields.

Superior return on equity

The company management has delivered better return on equity in the most recent 4 quarters then its peers, placing it in the top quartile.

Superior capital utilization

The company management has delivered better return on invested capital in the most recent 4 quarters than its peers, placing it in the top quartile.

Positive cash flow

The company had positive total cash flow in the most recent four quarters.

Positive free cash flow

The company had positive total free cash flow in the most recent four quarters.

Superior Dividend Growth

This stock has shown top quartile dividend growth in the previous 5 years compared to its sector

High Gross Profit to Asset Ratio

This stock is in the top quartile compared to its peers on Gross Profit to Asset Ratio. This is a popular measure among value investors for showing superior returns in the long run.

What to not like:
Below median total returns

The company has under performed its peers on annual average total returns in the past 5 years.

Overpriced compared to earnings

The stock is trading high compared to its peers on a price to earning basis and is above the sector median.

Overpriced compared to book value

The stock is trading high compared to its peers median on a price to book value basis.

Overpriced on cashflow basis

The stock is trading high compared to its peers on a price to cash flow basis. It is priced above the median for its sectors. Proceed with caution if you are considering to buy.

Higly leveraged

The company is in the bottom half compared to its sector peers on debt to equity and is highly leveraged. However, do check the news and look at its sector and management statements. Sometimes this is high because the company is trying to grow aggressively.

Overpriced on free cash flow basis

The stock is trading high compared to its peers on a price to free cash flow basis. It is priced above the median for its sectors. Proceed with caution if you are considering to buy.