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Sherwin-Williams Co SHW Stock Quote

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Last close prices updated as of Mar 23, 2023, 9:48 AM EST | USD | BATS BZX Real-Time Price
  • Last Close 211.34
  • Sector Basic Materials
  • Industry Specialty Chemicals
  • Investment Style Large Blend
  • Day Range 211.83  –  212.55
  • Year Range 195.24  –  285.00
  • Market Cap 54.8333 Bil
  • Volume / Avg 25,683.0 /  1.5 Mil
  • Price / Sales 2.50
  • Price / Book 17.58
  • Forward Div Yield 1.15%
  • Trailing Div Yield 1.13%

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We've Lowered Our 2023 Forecasts for Residential Construction and Repair and Remodel Spending

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Analyst Note

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U.S. home sales slowed significantly in 2022 as rising mortgage rates and elevated home prices made homeownership less affordable for more Americans. By mid-2022, the average 30-year fixed mortgage rate had increased roughly 300 basis points year over year to over 6%. According to estimates from the National Association of Home Builders, this rate increase priced out more than 16 million households. We also think higher rates and general economic uncertainty caused some qualified prospective buyers to move to the sidelines. All told, 2022 new- and existing-home sales declined 17% and 18% year over year, respectively.

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Company Profile SHW

Business Description

Sherwin-Williams is the largest provider of architectural paint in the United States. The company has approximately 4,900 stores and sells premium paint at higher price points than most competitors. Sherwin-Williams also sells paint-related products in big-box stores and provides coatings for original equipment manufacturers.

101 West Prospect Avenue
Cleveland, OH, 44115-1075
Industry Specialty Chemicals
Employees 64,366

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FAQs for Sherwin-Williams Co Stock

Yes. SHW has a forward dividend yield of 1.15%. See SHW’s full dividends and stock split history on the Dividend tab.
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SHW’s market cap is 54.83 Bil.
Market capitalization is calculated by taking a company’s share price and multiplying it by the total number of shares. It’s often used to measure a company’s size. In the Morningstar Style Box, large-cap names account for the largest 70% of U.S. stocks, mid-cap names account for the largest 70–90%, and small-cap names are the remaining 10% of companies.

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SHW’s stock style is Large Core.
Style is an investment factor that has a meaningful impact on investment risk and returns. Style is calculated by combining value and growth scores, which are first individually calculated.

High-growth stocks tend to represent the technology, healthcare, and communications sectors. They rarely distribute dividends to shareholders, opting for reinvestment in their businesses. More value-oriented stocks tend to represent financial services, utilities, and energy stocks. These are established companies that reliably pay dividends.

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SHW’s price/sales is 2.50.
Price/sales represents the amount an investor is willing to pay for a dollar generated from a particular company’s sales or revenues.

SHW’s price/forward earnings is 24.94.
Forward P/E gives some indication of how cheap or expensive a stock is compared with consensus earnings estimates. The lower the Forward P/E, the cheaper the stock.

SHW’s price/book is 17.58.
Price/book ratio can tell investors approximately how much they’re paying for a company’s assets, based on historical, rather than current, valuations. Historical valuations generally do not reflect a company’s current market value. Value investors frequently look for companies that have low price/book ratios.

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SHW’s beta can be found in Trading Information at the top of this page.
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