Analysts See $5.59 EPS for The Sherwin-Williams Company (SHW)

June 17, 2018 - By Marguerite Chambers

The Sherwin-Williams Company (NYSE:SHW) LogoInvestors sentiment decreased to 0.78 in 2018 Q1. Its down 0.37, from 1.15 in 2017Q4. It fall, as 68 investors sold The Sherwin-Williams Company shares while 276 reduced holdings. 59 funds opened positions while 209 raised stakes. 68.11 million shares or 0.62% less from 68.54 million shares in 2017Q4 were reported.
Kentucky Retirement Insur Fund reported 0.15% of its portfolio in The Sherwin-Williams Company (NYSE:SHW). Capital Guardian Company owns 2,181 shares. Badgley Phelps And Bell owns 16,968 shares or 0.44% of their US portfolio. Swiss National Bank & Trust accumulated 269,961 shares or 0.13% of the stock. Hartford Invest Management Com stated it has 16,281 shares or 0.13% of all its holdings. Commerzbank Aktiengesellschaft Fi accumulated 2,475 shares. Griffin Asset Incorporated holds 0.04% or 613 shares. Stratos Wealth Prtnrs owns 0.03% invested in The Sherwin-Williams Company (NYSE:SHW) for 1,682 shares. Jlb And Assocs holds 5,016 shares or 0.42% of its portfolio. Franklin Street Advsrs Nc invested in 754 shares or 0.04% of the stock. Cambridge Inv Advsrs accumulated 8,332 shares or 0.04% of the stock. Bright Rock Mgmt Limited Liability Company has 20,100 shares. Public Employees Retirement Association Of Colorado holds 0.32% in The Sherwin-Williams Company (NYSE:SHW) or 122,781 shares. Pictet Asset Mgmt Limited holds 0.05% in The Sherwin-Williams Company (NYSE:SHW) or 47,146 shares. Webster Commercial Bank N A has 3,835 shares for 0.22% of their portfolio.

Since March 14, 2018, it had 0 buys, and 1 sale for $306,945 activity.

Analysts expect The Sherwin-Williams Company (NYSE:SHW) to report $5.59 EPS on July, 19.They anticipate $1.07 EPS change or 23.67 % from last quarter’s $4.52 EPS. SHW’s profit would be $520.21M giving it 17.98 P/E if the $5.59 EPS is correct. After having $3.57 EPS previously, The Sherwin-Williams Company’s analysts see 56.58 % EPS growth. The stock increased 0.23% or $0.91 during the last trading session, reaching $402.11. About 958,116 shares traded or 32.23% up from the average. The Sherwin-Williams Company (NYSE:SHW) has risen 17.41% since June 17, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 4.84% the S&P500.

The Sherwin-Williams Company (NYSE:SHW) Ratings Coverage

Among 12 analysts covering Sherwin-Williams (NYSE:SHW), 9 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 3 Hold. Therefore 75% are positive. Sherwin-Williams had 17 analyst reports since December 19, 2017 according to SRatingsIntel. The rating was maintained by Credit Suisse with “Outperform” on Wednesday, April 25. As per Monday, January 8, the company rating was maintained by Susquehanna. Seaport Global upgraded the stock to “Buy” rating in Friday, February 2 report. The firm has “Buy” rating given on Wednesday, January 10 by Robert W. Baird. The company was maintained on Monday, February 12 by Susquehanna. KeyBanc Capital Markets maintained The Sherwin-Williams Company (NYSE:SHW) rating on Thursday, January 11. KeyBanc Capital Markets has “Buy” rating and $465.0 target. The company was maintained on Thursday, March 15 by RBC Capital Markets. The rating was maintained by Barclays Capital with “Equal-Weight” on Wednesday, April 25. The stock of The Sherwin-Williams Company (NYSE:SHW) has “Buy” rating given on Sunday, January 28 by KeyBanc Capital Markets. On Tuesday, March 27 the stock rating was initiated by BMO Capital Markets with “Hold”.

The Sherwin-Williams Company develops, makes, distributes, and sells paints, coatings, and related products to professional, industrial, commercial, and retail clients primarily in North and South America, the Caribbean, Europe, and Asia. The company has market cap of $37.42 billion. The firm operates in four divisions: Paint Stores Group, Consumer Group, Global Finishes Group, and Latin America Coatings Group. It has a 21.54 P/E ratio. It offers architectural paint and coatings, protective and marine products, automotive finishes and refinish products, original equipment maker product finishes, and related items under the Sherwin-Williams brand.

More notable recent The Sherwin-Williams Company (NYSE:SHW) news were published by: Seekingalpha.com which released: “Sherwin Williams (SHW) Industry Overview – Slideshow” on May 23, 2018, also Seekingalpha.com with their article: “Ask Sherwin Williams” published on May 18, 2018, Seekingalpha.com published: “Sherwin-Williams: Buy For Great Total Return And Steady Dividend” on June 13, 2018. More interesting news about The Sherwin-Williams Company (NYSE:SHW) were released by: Seekingalpha.com and their article: “Let Sherwin-Williams Paint Your Portfolio Green” published on June 06, 2018 as well as Globenewswire.com‘s news article titled: “Investor Expectations to Drive Momentum within The Kroger, Mohawk Industries, Mersana Therapeutics, Riot …” with publication date: June 14, 2018.

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