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Sherwin-Williams (SHW) Company Profile

Updated May 3, 2019
Sherwin-Williams has the following business profile:
Company's Full Name:Sherwin-Williams
Short Name:Sherwin-Williams
Trading Ticker Symbol:SHW
Primary Exchange:NYSE
Headquarter City/Country:Cleveland, Ohio
Primary Industry Sector:Consumer Services
Seconday Sub-sector:Retail Building Materials
Main Business Areas: Consumer Services, Retail Building Materials, Basic Materials, Specialty Chemicals
Dividend Payments:Dividend History

Market and Trading Information for Sherwin-Williams

The following details were available for trading and market data about the stock of Sherwin-Williams as of writing:
Current Share Price:$455.91
Previous Year's Closing Price:$393.45
Percentage Price Change (YTD):15.87%
Market Cap:$42.03 billion
52-week Price Range:$355.28 - $479.64
Dividend Per Share:$3.71
EPS (TTM):11.68
Price-Earnings (Trailing):39.05
Price-Earnings (Forward):18.78

Company Profile and Business Description for Sherwin-Williams

The Sherwin-Williams Company (Sherwin-Williams), incorporated on July 16, 1884, is engaged in the development, manufacture, distribution and sale of paint, coatings and related products to professional, industrial, commercial and retail customers primarily in North and South America with additional operations in the Caribbean region, Europe and Asia. The Company's segments are Paint Stores Group, Consumer Group, Global Finishes Group, Latin America Coatings Group and Administrative.

Paint Stores Group

As of December 31, 2016, the Paint Stores Group consisted of 4,180 company-operated specialty paint stores in the United States, Canada, Puerto Rico, Virgin Islands, Grenada, Trinidad and Tobago, St. Maarten, Jamaica, Curacao, Aruba, St. Lucia and Barbados. Each store in this segment is engaged in the related business activity of selling paint, coatings and related products to end use customers. The Paint Stores Group markets and sells Sherwin-Williams branded architectural paint and coatings, protective and marine products, original equipment manufacturer (OEM) product finishes and related items. These products are produced by manufacturing facilities in the Consumer Group. In addition, each store sells select purchased associated products. Its trademarks and trade names include ProMar, SuperPaint, A-100, Duron, MAB, PrepRite, Duration, Duration Home, Harmony, ProClassic, Woodscapes, SuperDeck, Cashmere, HGTV HOME by Sherwin-Williams, Emerald, Duracraft, Solo, ProIndustrial, ProPark, Frazee, Parker Paints, Kwal, Color Wheel, General Paint and Paint Shield.

Consumer Group

The Consumer Group segment develops, manufactures and distributes a range of paint, coatings and related products to third-party customers primarily in the United States and Canada and the Paint Stores Group. Its trademarks and trade names include Dutch Boy, Krylon, Minwax, Thompson's WaterSeal, Pratt & Lambert, Martin Senour, H&C, White Lightning, Dupli-Color, Rubberset, Purdy, Bestt Liebco, Accurate Dispersions, Uniflex, VHT, Kool Seal, Snow Roof, Altax, Tri-Flow, Sprayon, Ronseal, DuraSeal, Geocel, Conco, Duckback, SuperDeck, Mason's Select and HGTV HOME by Sherwin-Williams.

Global Finishes Group

The Global Finishes Group develops, licenses, manufactures, distributes and sells a range of protective and marine products, automotive finishes and refinish products, OEM product finishes and related products in North and South America, Europe and Asia. As of December 31, 2016, the Global Finishes Group consisted of operations in the United States and subsidiaries in 34 foreign countries. Its trademarks and trade names include Sherwin-Williams, Lazzuril, Excelo, Baco, Planet Color, AWX Performance Plus, Ultra, Ultra-Cure, Martin Senour, Kem Aqua, Sher-Wood, Powdura, Polane, Euronavy, Inchem, Sayerlack, AcromaPro, Firetex, Macropoxy, Oece, Arti, Acrolon, Sher-Nar, PermaClad, Heat-Flex, Magnalux, ATX, Genesis, Dimension, Finish 1, Lanet, DFL, Conely, Envirolastic and Fastline.

Latin America Coatings Group

The Latin America Coatings Group develops, licenses, manufactures, distributes and sells a range of architectural paint and coatings, protective and marine products, OEM product finishes and related products in North and South America. As of December 31, 2016, the Latin America Coatings Group consisted of operations from subsidiaries in nine foreign countries and 4 foreign joint ventures. Its trademarks and trade names include Sherwin-Williams, Marson, Metalatex, Novacor, Loxon, Colorgin, Martin Senour, Sumare, Condor, Krylon, Kem Tone, Minwax and Pratt & Lambert.

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