NEW YORK (

TheStreet

) -- The ex-dividend date for

Sherwin-Williams Company

(NYSE:

SHW

) is tomorrow, February 23, 2012. Owners of shares as of market close today will be eligible for a dividend of 39 cents per share. At a price of $100.66 as of 9:30 a.m. ET, the dividend yield is 1.6%.

The average volume for Sherwin-Williams has been 956,700 shares per day over the past 30 days. Sherwin-Williams has a market cap of $9.9 billion and is part of the

industrial goods

sector and

materials & construction

industry. Shares are up 12.7% year to date as of the close of trading on Tuesday.

The Sherwin-Williams Company engages in the development, manufacture, distribution, and sale of paints, coatings, and related products primarily in North and South America, the Caribbean region, Europe, and Asia. The company has a P/E ratio of 24.2, above the average materials & construction industry P/E ratio of 20.4 and above the S&P 500 P/E ratio of 17.7.

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TheStreet Ratings rates Sherwin-Williams as a

buy

. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its revenue growth, expanding profit margins and solid stock price performance. We feel these strengths outweigh the fact that the company has had sub par growth in net income. You can view the full

Sherwin-Williams Ratings Report

.

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