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Present Change: Sherwin-Williams Company (NYSE: SHW)


Sherwin-Williams Company is in the basic materials sector and is part of the chemicals industry. The company CEO is John G. Morikis. 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.

Previous Intraday Trading Performance:

The SHW stock showed a previous change of 0.64% with an open at 422.91 and a close of 423.71. It reached an intraday high of 423.95 and a low of 419.37.

SeekingAlpha:  Wolfe Research positive on Sherwin- Williams


The stock has a market cap of $39.7b with 93.6m shares outstanding, of which the float is 91.6m shares. Trading volume reached 417,040 shares compared to its average volume of 825,113 shares. Based on the current average volume and close price, the trading liquidity is good.

Historical Trading Performance:

Over the last five trading days, Sherwin-Williams Company shares returned 0.45% and in the past 30 trading days it returned 8.76%. Over three months, it changed 3.80%. In one year it has changed 5.85% and within that year its 52-week high was 479.64 and its 52-week low was 355.28. SHW stock is 19.26% above its 52 Week Low.

Our calculations show a 200 day moving average of 411.57 and a 50 day moving average of 398.68. Currently SHW stock is trading 2.95% above its 200 day moving average and may be a good opportunity to buy.

SeekingAlpha:  Wolfe Research positive on Sherwin- Williams


The last annual fiscal EPS for the company was reported at 18.52 that ended on 31st of December 2018, which according to the previous close, that is a PE of 36.34. Based on 9 analyst estimates, the consensus EPS for the next quarter is 3.56. The TTM EPS is 18.52, which comes to a TTM PE of 22.88. Historically, the PE high was 36.60 and the PE low was 19.00. If the stock reached its PE low, that would represent a price of 351.86, which is a decrease of -16.96%.

The following are the last four quarter reported earnings per share:
12-31-2018:  3.54
09-30-2018:  5.68
06-30-2018:  5.73
03-31-2018:  3.57

The dividend per share is currently 3.44, which is a dividend yield of 0.81%. Also, the payout ratio is 18.57%, therefore the dividend is safe according to our calculations.

Base on our calculations, the intrinsic value per share is 303.14, which means it may be overvalued by -39.77%

Indicators to Watch:

Based on the latest filings, there is 2.20% of insider ownership and 120.50% of institutional ownership. Short-interest is 1,472,635, which is 1.57% of shares outstanding. The short-interest ratio or days-to-cover ratio is 1.74. This stock has some short interest, but it may be normal and no cause for concern if long the position.

The current calculated beta is 1.28

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Fundamental Indicators:

Based on last reported financials, the company’s return on assets is 5.56%, profit margin is 6.32%, price-to-sales is 2.25 and price-to-book is 9.92.

Company Scores:

All scores are out of six:
 0  :Valuation Score
 2  :Past Performance Score
 3  :Financial Strength Score
 3  :Future Growth Score
 1  :Dividend Score
 1  :Overall Score

John Jones
Worked for several Wall Street firms: Salomon Smith Barney, UBS, and Charles Schwab. Has developed skills and gained extensive experience over the years that is used today to uncover winning penny stocks.Also was an attorney for small businesses in Scottsdale, Arizona. That experience and understanding of law provides a unique perspective and edge in discovering quality companies in various industries.