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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 -6.84% today. In the last week its performance is 1.70%, and 4.33% for the past quarter. Currently, The Sherwin-Williams Company, SHW has a target price of 322.5, so today’s gain of -6.84% is a significant step towards its target price. The GAP today is therefore -4.20%.

The Sherwin-Williams Company (NYSE:SHW), has a market cap of 28900.46, and is based in USA. Insider ownership is at 0.80%, and institutional ownership is 74.80%.

At the current price of 290.76, it has a dividend yield of 1.08%, 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 27.48, as well as a forward P/E of 21.98.

With a current EPS of 11.36, and a forecasted EPS growth for next year at 11.97%,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 18.20%. Since its IPO date on 7/1/1985, the total performance to date is 20.96%.

Volume today for The Sherwin-Williams Company (NYSE:SHW), is 2451141, while its average volume is 674.47. Whilst the total gain today was -6.84%, it did have a day high of -6.95%.

Volatility for this week has been at 1.13%, and 1.51% for the month. The 52-week low for The Sherwin-Williams Company, SHW has been 34.37%, while the 52-week-high has reached -6.95%.

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 2.45, and the P/S is 2.52, along with a P/B of 28.53. Meanwhile it has a p/cash of 409.94.

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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