3. As of noon trading, Sherwin-Williams Company ( SHW) is up $1.45 (0.87) to $167.79 on light volume Thus far, 197,124 shares of Sherwin-Williams Company exchanged hands as compared to its average daily volume of 749,000 shares. The stock has ranged in price between $165.72-$167.79 after having opened the day at $166.46 as compared to the previous trading day's close of $166.34.

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. Sherwin-Williams Company has a market cap of $17.1 billion and is part of the basic materials sector. The company has a P/E ratio of 27.5, above the S&P 500 P/E ratio of 17.7. Shares are up 8.1% year to date as of the close of trading on Tuesday.

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, notable return on equity and good cash flow from operations. Although the company may harbor some minor weaknesses, we feel they are unlikely to have a significant impact on results. Get the full Sherwin-Williams Company Ratings Report now.

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