Sherwin-Williams Stock To Go Ex-dividend Tomorrow (SHW)

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NEW YORK ( TheStreet) -- The ex-dividend date for Sherwin-Williams Company (NYSE: SHW) is tomorrow, May 15, 2013. Owners of shares as of market close today will be eligible for a dividend of 50 cents per share. At a price of $188.59 as of 9:31 a.m. ET, the dividend yield is 1.1%.

The average volume for Sherwin-Williams has been 764,400 shares per day over the past 30 days. Sherwin-Williams has a market cap of $19.39 billion and is part of the basic materials sector and chemicals industry. Shares are up 22% year to date as of the close of trading on Monday.

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 30.4, 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 revenue growth, impressive record of earnings per share growth, notable return on equity, good cash flow from operations and expanding profit margins. 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.

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