Owners of Sherwin-Williams Company (NYSE: SHW) shares as of market close today will be eligible for a dividend of 50 cents per share. At a price of $189.28 as of 9:36 a.m. ET, the dividend yield is 1.1%. The average volume for Sherwin-Williams Company has been 764,400 shares per day over the past 30 days. Sherwin-Williams Company has a market cap of $19.4 billion and is part of the chemicals industry. Shares are up 22% year to date as of the close of trading on Monday. EXCLUSIVE OFFER: Jim Cramer's Protégé, Dave Peltier, only buys dividend stocks that have the potential for a 3% to 4% yield and 10% growth. Get his best picks for less than $50/year. 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 30.42. 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, 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 Company Ratings Report now.
Looking at the universe of stocks we cover at Dividend Channel, on 2/18/15, ECA Marcellus Trust I will trade ex-dividend, for its quarterly dividend of $0.18, payable on 2/27/15. As a percentage of ECT's recent stock price of $4.69, this dividend works out to approximately 3.84%, so look for shares of ECA Marcellus Trust I to trade 3.84% lower — all else being equal — when ECT shares open for trading on 2/18/15.