4. As of noon trading, Sherwin-Williams Company ( SHW) is down $1.84 (-1.0%) to $185.73 on light volume. Thus far, 108,470 shares of Sherwin-Williams Company exchanged hands as compared to its average daily volume of 686,000 shares. The stock has ranged in price between $185.66-$187.52 after having opened the day at $187.49 as compared to the previous trading day's close of $187.57.

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 $18.9 billion and is part of the basic materials sector. The company has a P/E ratio of 27.6, above the S&P 500 P/E ratio of 17.7. Shares are up 21.9% year to date as of the close of trading on Friday. Currently there are 6 analysts that rate Sherwin-Williams Company a buy, 1 analyst rates it a sell, and 6 rate it a hold.

TheStreet Ratings rates Sherwin-Williams Company as a buy. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its revenue growth, notable return on equity, expanding profit margins, good cash flow from operations and growth in earnings per share. We feel these strengths outweigh the fact that the company has had generally high debt management risk by most measures that we evaluated. Get the full Sherwin-Williams Company Ratings Report now.

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