Monday, July 8, 2013, 142 U.S. common stocks issued filings of shares being bought or sold by insiders. The transactions ranged in value from $1.15 to $10,873,958.42. Highlighted Stocks Traded by Insiders: Sherwin-Williams Company (SHW) - FREE Research Report Kadien Thomas G who is Director at SHERWIN WILLIAM bought 7,302 shares at $60.18 per share for a total value of $11,916.30 on July 5, 2013. Following this transaction, the Director owned 8,995 shares meaning that the stake was boosted by 431.31% with the 7,302 share acquisition. Kramer Richard J who is Director at SHERWIN WILLIAM bought 2,558 shares at $90.28 per share for a total value of $23,832.60 on July 5, 2013. Following this transaction, the Director owned 2,853 shares meaning that the stake was boosted by 867.12% with the 2,558 share acquisition. The shares most recently traded at $184.04, up $1.74, or 0.95% since the insider transactions. Historical insider transactions for Sherwin-Williams Company go as follows:
12-Week # shares sold: 4,024
24-Week # shares sold: 4,024
The average volume for Sherwin-Williams Company has been 683,400 shares per day over the past 30 days. Sherwin-Williams Company has a market cap of $18.8 billion and is part of the basic materials sector and chemicals industry. Shares are up 18.52% 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 stock currently has a dividend yield of 1.1%. The company has a P/E ratio of 29.5. Currently there are 5 analysts that rate Sherwin-Williams Company a buy, 1 analyst rates it a sell, and 7 rate it a hold. Exclusive Offer: Get the latest Stock Analysis on SHW - FREETheStreet Quant 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. Get the full Sherwin-Williams Company Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now. STOCKS TO BUY: TheStreet Quant Ratings has identified a handful of stocks that can potentially TRIPLE in the next 12-months. Learn more.