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A Spotlight On The Sherwin-Williams Company’s (NYSE:SHW) Fundamentals

As an investor, I look for investments which does not compromise one fundamental factor for another. By this I mean, I look at stocks holistically, from their financial health to their future outlook. In the case of The Sherwin-Williams Company (NYSE:SHW), it is a well-regarded dividend payer with a a great history of delivering benchmark-beating performance. Below, I’ve touched on some key aspects you should know on a high level. For those interested in digger a bit deeper into my commentary, take a look at the report on Sherwin-Williams here.

Solid track record average dividend payer

In the previous year, SHW has ramped up its bottom line by 57%, with its latest earnings level surpassing its average level over the last five years. This illustrates a strong track record, leading to a satisfying return on equity of 50%. which is an optimistic signal for the future.

NYSE:SHW Income Statement Export October 25th 18

For those seeking income streams from their portfolio, SHW is a robust dividend payer as well. Over the past decade, the company has consistently increased its dividend payout, reaching a yield of 0.9%.

NYSE:SHW Historical Dividend Yield October 25th 18

Next Steps:

For Sherwin-Williams, I’ve compiled three pertinent aspects you should further examine:

  1. Future Outlook: What are well-informed industry analysts predicting for SHW’s future growth? Take a look at our free research report of analyst consensus for SHW’s outlook.
  2. Financial Health: Are SHW’s operations financially sustainable? Balance sheets can be hard to analyze, which is why we’ve done it for you. Check out our financial health checks here.
  3. Other Attractive Alternatives : Are there other well-rounded stocks you could be holding instead of SHW? Explore our interactive list of stocks with large potential to get an idea of what else is out there you may be missing!

To help readers see past the short term volatility of the financial market, we aim to bring you a long-term focused research analysis purely driven by fundamental data. Note that our analysis does not factor in the latest price-sensitive company announcements.

The author is an independent contributor and at the time of publication had no position in the stocks mentioned. For errors that warrant correction please contact the editor at editorial-team@simplywallst.com.