The Sherwin-Williams Company (NYSE: SHW) is a large market cap stock with a market cap of 25152. It is in the Specialty Chemicals industry and sector Basic Materials, with a current P/E of 23.01, a forward P/E of 19.35 and EPS of 11.82. At a stock price of 272.09 (0.40%) it has a dividend yield of 1.23%.
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 11.24% and more long-term 10.09% after five years. EPS growth quarter over quarter is 7.90%. Sales growth for the past five years have been 7.80% and sales growth quarter over quarter is 2.80%.
For performance, The Sherwin-Williams Company the past week has seen a gain of -3.49%. For the last month performance for The Sherwin-Williams Company is -4.57%. While the last quarter is -9.67% and half year, -6.51%. Finally for the year, performance is 16.29%.
The 52-week high for The Sherwin-Williams Company, is at -12.67%, and for the 52-week low it comes to a value of 18.38%. The 20-day simple moving average is -4.96% and -2.82% for the 200-day simple moving average.
Volatility for the week is at 1.51%, and for the month it is 1.50%. The Sherwin-Williams Company, has a target price of 322.23.
In terms of debt, long term debt/equity is 1.53, and for total debt/equity The Sherwin-Williams Company has 1.58. The gross margin is 50.20%, while operating margin is 14.80%, the profit margin is 9.60%. The current ratio is 1.3 and the quick ratio is 0.9.
Insider ownership is at 0.30%, with instituitional ownership at 76.60%. The Sherwin-Williams Company has a payout ratio of 24.90%. With the total shares outstanding coming to 92.44. The shares float is 80.09, with the float short at 1.59%, with short ratio coming to 1.78.
In terms of returns, the return on assets see The Sherwin-Williams Company, get 18.10%, with its returns on investment at 39.80%. Return on equity is 108.80%. So will the investors see the target price of 322.23, reached soon?
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