Sherwin-Williams CoFind Ratings Reports
SHERWIN-WILLIAMS CO's gross profit margin for the second quarter of its fiscal year 2017 has decreased when compared to the same period a year ago. Even though sales increased, the net income has decreased. SHERWIN-WILLIAMS CO has weak liquidity. Currently, the Quick Ratio is 0.62 which shows a lack of ability to cover short-term cash needs. The liquidity decreased from the same period a year ago, despite already having weak liquidity to begin with. This would indicate deteriorating cash flow.
At the same time, stockholders' equity ("net worth") has greatly increased by 91.81% from the same quarter last year. Overall, the key liquidity measurements indicate that the company is in a position in which financial difficulties could develop in the future.
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|Income Statement||Q2 FY17||Q2 FY16|
|Net Sales ($mil)||3735.82||3219.53|
|Net Income ($mil)||319.11||378.06|
|Balance Sheet||Q2 FY17||Q2 FY16|
|Cash & Equiv. ($mil)||210.05||402.66|
|Total Assets ($mil)||20717.4||6665.68|
|Total Debt ($mil)||11504.29||1970.6|
|Profitability||Q2 FY17||Q2 FY16|
|Gross Profit Margin||48.82||52.17|
|Return on Assets||5.54||16.73|
|Return on Equity||49.74||89.47|
|Debt||Q2 FY17||Q2 FY16|
|Share Data||Q2 FY17||Q2 FY16|
|Shares outstanding (mil)||93.41||92.22|
|Div / share||0.85||0.84|
|Book value / share||25.6||13.52|
|Institutional Own %||n/a||n/a|
|Avg Daily Volume||667583.0||517510.0|
BUY. This stock's P/E ratio indicates a significant discount compared to an average of 46.19 for the Chemicals industry and a premium compared to the S&P 500 average of 24.31. For additional comparison, its price-to-book ratio of 12.97 indicates a significant premium versus the S&P 500 average of 3.03 and a significant premium versus the industry average of 5.00. The current price-to-sales ratio is above both the S&P 500 average and the industry average, indicating a premium.
|SHW 26.44||Peers 46.19||SHW 22.41||Peers 23.93|
Discount. A lower P/E ratio than its peers can signify a less expensive stock or lower growth expectations.
SHW is trading at a significant discount to its peers.
Average. The P/CF ratio, a stock’s price divided by the company's cash flow from operations, is useful for comparing companies with different capital requirements or financing structures.
SHW is trading at a valuation on par to its peers.
|SHW 18.45||Peers 20.06||SHW 1.04||Peers 1.40|
Premium. A higher price-to-projected earnings ratio than its peers can signify a more expensive stock or higher future growth expectations.
SHW is trading at a premium to its peers.
Discount. The PEG ratio is the stock’s P/E divided by the consensus estimate of long-term earnings growth. Faster growth can justify higher price multiples.
SHW trades at a significant discount to its peers.
|SHW 12.97||Peers 5.00||SHW 6.26||Peers 14.02|
Premium. A higher price-to-book ratio makes a stock less attractive to investors seeking stocks with lower market values per dollar of equity on the balance sheet.
SHW is trading at a significant premium to its peers.
Lower. Elevated earnings growth rates can lead to capital appreciation and justify higher price-to-earnings ratios.
However, SHW is expected to significantly trail its peers on the basis of its earnings growth rate.
|SHW 2.47||Peers 2.37||SHW 8.73||Peers 7.75|
Average. In the absence of P/E and P/B multiples, the price-to-sales ratio can display the value investors are placing on each dollar of sales.
SHW is trading at a valuation on par with its industry on this measurement.
Higher. A sales growth rate that exceeds the industry implies that a company is gaining market share.
SHW has a sales growth rate that exceeds its peers.