2. As of noon trading, Sherwin-Williams Company ( SHW) is up $1.29 (0.8%) to $162.52 on average volume Thus far, 422,783 shares of Sherwin-Williams Company exchanged hands as compared to its average daily volume of 879,900 shares. The stock has ranged in price between $161.10-$163.29 after having opened the day at $161.23 as compared to the previous trading day's close of $161.23.

The Sherwin-Williams Company engages in the development, manufacture, distribution, and sale of paints, coatings, and related products to professional, industrial, commercial, and retail customers primarily in North and South America, the Caribbean region, Europe, and Asia. Sherwin-Williams Company has a market cap of $16.1 billion and is part of the basic materials sector. The company has a P/E ratio of 24.0, above the S&P 500 P/E ratio of 17.7. Shares are up 4.8% year to date as of the close of trading on Wednesday. Currently there are 2 analysts that rate Sherwin-Williams Company a buy, 1 analyst rates it a sell, and 11 rate it a hold.

TheStreet Ratings rates Sherwin-Williams Company as a buy. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its revenue growth, impressive record of earnings per share growth, compelling growth in net income, expanding profit margins and solid stock price performance. Although no company is perfect, currently we do not see any significant weaknesses which are likely to detract from the generally positive outlook. Get the full Sherwin-Williams Company Ratings Report now.

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