Editor's Note: TheStreet ratings do not represent the views of TheStreet's staff or its contributors. Ratings are established by computer based on metrics for performance (which includes growth, stock performance, efficiency and valuation) and risk (volatility and solvency). Companies with poor cash flow or high debt levels tend to earn lower ratings in our model. NEW YORK ( TheStreet) -- Sherwin-Williams Company (NYSE: SHW) hit a new 52-week high Wednesday as it is currently trading at $171.27, above its previous 52-week high of $171.25 with 105,640 shares traded as of 11:01 a.m. ET. Average volume has been 831,300 shares over the past 30 days. Sherwin-Williams has a market cap of $17.55 billion and is part of the basic materials sector and chemicals industry. Shares are up 10.2% 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 to professional, industrial, commercial, and retail customers primarily in North America, South America, Europe, Asia, and the Caribbean region. The company has a P/E ratio of 28.2, above the S&P 500 P/E ratio of 17.7.
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