The Sherwin-Williams Company (NYSE: SHW) is a large market cap stock with a market cap of 28451.35. It is in the Specialty Chemicals industry and sector Basic Materials, with a current P/E of 27.05, a forward P/E of 21.64 and EPS of 11.36. At a stock price of 307.92 (0.22%) it has a dividend yield of 1.09%.
EPS growth for the last five years have been 21.50%, more recently this last year it has grown by 27.10%. The next year growth is going to be about 11.97% and more long-term 11.23% after five years. EPS growth quarter over quarter is 13.80%. Sales growth for the past five years have been 7.80% and sales growth quarter over quarter is 5.00%.
For performance, The Sherwin-Williams Company the past week has seen a gain of 0.02%. For the last month performance for The Sherwin-Williams Company is 5.75%. While the last quarter is 3.83% and half year, 27.69%. Finally for the year, performance is 16.79%.
The 52-week high for The Sherwin-Williams Company, is at -0.56%, and for the 52-week low it comes to a value of 42.30%. The 20-day simple moving average is 4.83% and 13.11% for the 200-day simple moving average.
Volatility for the week is at 1.12%, and for the month it is 1.53%. The Sherwin-Williams Company, has a target price of 322.5.
In terms of debt, long term debt/equity is 1.91, and for total debt/equity The Sherwin-Williams Company has 2.04. The gross margin is 49.60%, while operating margin is 14.40%, the profit margin is 9.30%. The current ratio is 1.3 and the quick ratio is 0.8.
Insider ownership is at 0.80%, with instituitional ownership at 74.80%. The Sherwin-Williams Company has a payout ratio of 24.60%. With the total shares outstanding coming to 92.6. The shares float is 80.36, with the float short at 1.77%, with short ratio coming to 2.12.
In terms of returns, the return on assets see The Sherwin-Williams Company, get 17.70%, with its returns on investment at 39.80%. Return on equity is 118.30%. So will the investors see the target price of 322.5, reached soon?
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