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Sherwin-Williams Co (SHW) Files 10-K for the Fiscal Year Ended on December 31, 2018

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Sherwin-Williams Co (SHW) files its latest 10-K with SEC for the fiscal year ended on December 31, 2018. Sherwin-Williams Co provides architectural paint and paint related products; and provides coatings for original-equipment manufacturers. It conducts its operations in North and South America, the Caribbean region, Europe, Asia, and Australia. Sherwin-Williams Co has a market cap of $41.08 billion; its shares were traded at around $438.72 with a P/E ratio of 37.62 and P/S ratio of 2.40. The dividend yield of Sherwin-Williams Co stocks is 0.78%. Sherwin-Williams Co had annual average EBITDA growth of 12.80% over the past ten years. GuruFocus rated Sherwin-Williams Co the business predictability rank of 3.5-star.


For the last quarter Sherwin-Williams Co reported a revenue of $4.1 billion, compared with the revenue of $4 billion during the same period a year ago. For the latest fiscal year the company reported a revenue of $17.5 billion, an increase of 17% from last year. For the last five years Sherwin-Williams Co had an average revenue growth rate of 11% a year.

The reported diluted earnings per share was $11.67 for the year, a decline of 37.5% from the previous year. Over the last five years Sherwin-Williams Co had an EPS growth rate of 14.4% a year. The Sherwin-Williams Co had a decent operating margin of 10.71%, compared with the operating margin of 11.84% a year before. The 10-year historical median operating margin of Sherwin-Williams Co is 10.90%. The profitability rank of the company is 8 (out of 10).

At the current stock price of $438.72, Sherwin-Williams Co is traded at 26.6% premium to its historical median P/S valuation band of $346.48. The P/S ratio of the stock is 2.40, while the historical median P/S ratio is 1.89. The intrinsic value of the stock is $261.64 a share, according to GuruFocus DCF Calculator. The stock gained 11.59% during the past 12 months.

CFO Recent Trades:

  • SVP - Finance & CFO Allen J Mistysyn sold 2,874 shares of SHW stock on 02/14/2019 at the average price of $433.9. The price of the stock has increased by 1.11% since.

Directors and Officers Recent Trades:

  • SVP - Corporate Controller Jane M. Cronin sold 1,344 shares of SHW stock on 02/20/2019 at the average price of $441.24. The price of the stock has decreased by 0.57% since.

For the complete 20-year historical financial data of SHW, click here.

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