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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 1.17% today. In the last week its performance is 1.01%, and -3.70% for the past quarter. Currently, The Sherwin-Williams Company, SHW has a target price of 322.23, so today’s gain of 1.17% is a significant step towards its target price. The GAP today is therefore -0.06%.

The Sherwin-Williams Company (NYSE:SHW), has a market cap of 25931.1, and is based in USA. Insider ownership is at 0.30%, and institutional ownership is 76.60%.

At the current price of 278.38, it has a dividend yield of 1.21%, and its target price is 322.23. This is with a profit margin of 9.60%, and total debt/equity of 1.58. The Sherwin-Williams Company (NYSE:SHW) has a P/E of 23.55, as well as a forward P/E of 19.82.

With a current EPS of 11.82, and a forecasted EPS growth for next year at 11.17%,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 10.09%.

Performance for the year is 18.70%. Since its IPO date on 7/1/1985, the total performance to date is 8.20%.

Volume today for The Sherwin-Williams Company (NYSE:SHW), is 573300, while its average volume is 736.21. Whilst the total gain today was 1.17%, it did have a day high of -10.66%.

Volatility for this week has been at 1.43%, and 1.43% for the month. The 52-week low for The Sherwin-Williams Company, SHW has been 29.02%, while the 52-week-high has reached -10.66%.

Looking at its return of investments, which is 39.80%, and its return on assets is 18.10%. The Sherwin-Williams Company (NYSE:SHW) has an operating margin of 14.80%. With a sales growth of 2.80% quarter over quarter. Bearing in mind that The Sherwin-Williams Company, SHW is in the sector Basic Materials, its long-term debt/equity is 1.53, and has a current ratio of 1.3 and 0.9 for quick ratio.

So what is the value of The Sherwin-Williams Company? Well its PEG is 2.33, and the P/S is 2.25, along with a P/B of 20.5. Meanwhile it has a p/cash of 64.39.

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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