Dividend Growth of Sherwin-Williams Company (The)(SHW)

Sherwin-Williams Company (The)(SHW) is having a Dividend Yield of 1.08% with the Annual cash Dividend per share of $3.36. The last quarter cash dividend per share pay out was $0.84. Sherwin-Williams Company (The) has a 5 year average dividend yield of 1.11% and the stock has a Indicated annual dividend of $3.36. Sherwin-Williams Company (The)(SHW) formally announced its most recent dividend on February 15, 2017 with a Dividend per share of $0.85. The new indicated annual dividend based on announced dividend per share is $3.4. The dividend yield based on the forward looking indicated annual dividend is 1.1%. Sherwin-Williams Company (The)(SHW) has the most recent dividend payout ratio of 0.27 with a 5-year average payout ratio of 0.27. The 5 year historical dividend growth of Sherwin-Williams Company (The)(SHW) is at the rate of 19.23% while the R-Squared dividend growth is 0.95. If the value of R-Square is close to one, it indicates a perfect fit and the higher value conforms to the regression line while data close to zero indicates the opposite.

Sherwin-Williams Company (The) (NYSE:SHW) rose 0.41% or 1.26 points on Thursday and made its way into the gainers of the day. After trading began at $309.92 the stock was seen hitting $312.44 as a peak level and $308.335 as the lowest level. The stock ended up at $311.17. The daily volume was measured at 588,858 shares. The 52-week high of the share price is $312.48 and the 52-week low is $239.48. The company has a market cap of $28,910 million. Shares of The Sherwin-Williams Company rose by 1.53% in the last five trading days and 8.44% for the last 4 weeks. The Sherwin-Williams Company is up 17.47% in the last 3-month period. Year-to-Date the stock performance stands at 15.79%.

Currently the company Insiders own 1.89% of Sherwin-Williams Company (The) shares according to the proxy statements. In the past twelve weeks, the net percent change held by company insiders has changed by -19.51% . Institutional Investors own 72.94% of Sherwin-Williams Company (The) shares. During last six month period, the net percent change held by insiders has seen a change of -3%. Company has reported several Insider transactions to the SEC, on Feb 13, 2017, David F Hodnik (director) sold 1,066 shares at 305.42 per share price.On Feb 9, 2017, Allen J Mistysyn (SVP – Finance & CFO) sold 1,142 shares at 302.98 per share price.On Feb 3, 2017, Jane M. Cronin (SVP – Corporate Controller) sold 939 shares at 304.85 per share price.

Several Stock Research Financial Advisors from Investment Banking firms have advised their client and investors on the stock.Sherwin-Williams Co was Downgraded by Longbow to Neutral on Jan 5, 2017. Sherwin-Williams Co was Initiated by Atlantic Equities to Overweight on Nov 29, 2016.

Sherwin-Williams Co Last issued its quarterly earnings results on Jan 26, 2017. The company reported $2.15 EPS for the quarter, missing the analyst consensus estimate by $ -0.06. Analyst had a consensus of $2.21. The company had revenue of $2782.59 million for the quarter, compared to analysts expectations of $2681.46 million. The companys revenue was up 6.8% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same quarter in the previous year, the company posted $2.12 EPS.

Sherwin-Williams Co. is a manufacturer, distributor and retailer of paint, coatings and related products. It is the one of largest paint companies in the United States and in the world. Well known brands include Sherwin- Williams, Dutch Boy, Pratt & Lambert, Martin-Senour, Thompsons, Minwax and Krylon. (Company Press Release)

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