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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 0.74% today. In the last week its performance is -1.85%, and -11.17% for the past quarter. Currently, The Sherwin-Williams Company, SHW has a target price of 322.23, so today’s gain of 0.74% is a significant step towards its target price. The GAP today is therefore 1.04%.

The Sherwin-Williams Company (NYSE:SHW), has a market cap of 25463.1, and is based in USA. Insider ownership is at 0.30%, and institutional ownership is 76.50%.

At the current price of 270.74, it has a dividend yield of 1.24%, 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 22.9, as well as a forward P/E of 19.26.

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 12.77%. Since its IPO date on 7/1/1985, the total performance to date is 5.23%.

Volume today for The Sherwin-Williams Company (NYSE:SHW), is 744600, while its average volume is 737.72. Whilst the total gain today was 0.74%, it did have a day high of -10.36%.

Volatility for this week has been at 2.03%, and 1.59% for the month. The 52-week low for The Sherwin-Williams Company, SHW has been 16.27%, while the 52-week-high has reached -13.11%.

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 2.27, and the P/S is 2.2, along with a P/B of 19.94. Meanwhile it has a p/cash of 63.23.

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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