Sherwin-Williams Company (NYSE:SHW) hit a new 52-week high Monday as it is currently trading at $179.92, above its previous 52-week high of $179.81 with 284,032 shares traded as of 11:46 a.m. ET. Average volume has been 804,500 shares over the past 30 days.
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 Monday as it is currently trading at $179.92, above its previous 52-week high of $179.81 with 284,032 shares traded as of 11:46 a.m. ET. Average volume has been 804,500 shares over the past 30 days. Sherwin-Williams has a market cap of $18.07 billion and is part of the basic materials sector and chemicals industry. Shares are up 16.4% year to date as of the close of trading on Friday. 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 28.3, 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 impressive record of earnings per share growth, revenue growth, solid stock price performance, expanding profit margins and compelling growth in net income. Although no company is perfect, currently we do not see any significant weaknesses which are likely to detract from the generally positive outlook. You can view the full Sherwin-Williams Ratings Report. See all 52-week high stocks or get investment ideas from our investment research center. Exclusive Offer: Jim Cramer's 'go-to' small/mid-cap guru Bryan Ashenberg only buys stocks he thinks could return 50-100% See his top picks for 14-days FREE.