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Today’s Top Gainers in the Market The Sherwin-Williams Company (NYSE:SHW) from Basic Materials

Today’s top gainers include the company The Sherwin-Williams Company (NYSE:SHW) which is in the industry Specialty Chemicals, gaining 0.44% today. In the last week its performance is 3.35%, and 3.40% for the past quarter. Currently, The Sherwin-Williams Company, SHW has a target price of 322.5, so today’s gain of 0.44% is a significant step towards its target price. The GAP today is therefore -0.09%.

The Sherwin-Williams Company (NYSE:SHW), has a market cap of 27715.59, and is based in USA. Insider ownership is at 0.80%, and institutional ownership is 74.70%.

At the current price of 301.12, it has a dividend yield of 1.12%, and its target price is 322.5. This is with a profit margin of 9.30%, and total debt/equity of 2.04. The Sherwin-Williams Company (NYSE:SHW) has a P/E of 26.39, as well as a forward P/E of 21.12.

With a current EPS of 11.36, and a forecasted EPS growth for next year at 12.04%,The Sherwin-Williams Company (NYSE:SHW) has had a EPS growth for the past five years at 21.50%. For the next five years EPS growth is projected to be 11.23%.

Performance for the year is 6.88%. Since its IPO date on 07/01/1985, the total performance to date is 16.19%.

Volume today for The Sherwin-Williams Company (NYSE:SHW), is 208752, while its average volume is 708.82. Whilst the total gain today was 0.44%, it did have a day high of 0.21%.

Volatility for this week has been at 1.72%, and 1.45% for the month. The 52-week low for The Sherwin-Williams Company, SHW has been 39.15%, while the 52-week-high has reached -2.27%.

Looking at its return of investments, which is 39.80%, and its return on assets is 17.70%. The Sherwin-Williams Company (NYSE:SHW) has an operating margin of 14.40%. With a sales growth of 5.00% quarter over quarter. Bearing in mind that The Sherwin-Williams Company, SHW is in the sector Basic Materials, its long-term debt/equity is 1.91, and has a current ratio of 1.3 and 0.8 for quick ratio.

So what is the value of The Sherwin-Williams Company? Well its PEG is 2.35, and the P/S is 2.42, along with a P/B of 27.4. Meanwhile it has a p/cash of 393.13.

Disclaimer: Remember there is a risk to your investment, this is not a recommendation, nor personal advice, never invest more than you are able too loose.

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