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A look at a High Market Cap Stock: The Sherwin-Williams Company, SHW

The Sherwin-Williams Company, SHW is in the exchange NYSE and its industry is Specialty Chemicals in the sector of Basic Materials. Based in USA, The Sherwin-Williams Company, SHW  has a market cap of 27030.55. Since its IPO date on the 7/1/1985, The Sherwin-Williams Company, SHW performance year to date is 14.41%. Today The Sherwin-Williams Company, SHW has gained -0.90%, with a current price of 292.54.

Ownership of the company is 0.80% for insider ownership while institutional ownership is 74.80%. The management of the company have seen the company have a payout ratio of 18.30%. Return of assets are at *TBA, with return on investment at 39.80%.

In terms of debt levels and profit levels, The Sherwin-Williams Company, SHW is seeing a long-term debt/equity of *TBA. While Total debt/equity is *TBA. With a profit margin of *TBA, this is combined with a gross margin of 49.60%, and operating margin of *TBA. The Sherwin-Williams Company ability to meet debt levels, with a current ratio of *TBA, while the quick ratio is *TBA.

For the last year The Sherwin-Williams Company, SHW has seen a EPS growth of 27.10%. A performance for the year of 11.74%. The 52-week high is -6.38%, and the 52-week low is 35.19%. The average volume for The Sherwin-Williams Company, SHW is 311946.

With a target price of 321, can The Sherwin-Williams Company, SHW reach this target? Looking at the value indicators of The Sherwin-Williams Company, SHW. The Sherwin-Williams Company has a P/E of 25.99 and a forward P/E of 21. Perhaps the more useful indicator than P/E, is PEG which has a value of 2.4. The Sherwin-Williams Company also has a P/S and a P/B of 2.36 and 26.98 respectively. For P/cash, The Sherwin-Williams Company has a value of *TBA, while it is *TBA for P/free cash flow.

At the current price of 292.54, The Sherwin-Williams Company has a dividend yield of 1.14%. We see a return on equity of *TBA.

Looking more long-term The Sherwin-Williams Company, is projected to get an EPS growth for the next five years of 10.82%. In the short-term an EPS growth of 11.38% in the next year is forecasted. This is after a EPS growth of 27.10% for this year and for the last five years a 21.50% growth has been seen.

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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