Analysts See $5.59 EPS for The Sherwin-Williams Company (SHW)

June 15, 2018 - By Michael Taylor

The Sherwin-Williams Company (NYSE:SHW) LogoInvestors sentiment decreased to 0.78 in Q1 2018. Its down 0.37, from 1.15 in 2017Q4. It dived, as 68 investors sold The Sherwin-Williams Company shares while 276 reduced holdings. 59 funds opened positions while 209 raised stakes. 68.11 million shares or 0.62% less from 68.54 million shares in 2017Q4 were reported.
Riverhead Cap Ltd Com reported 3,904 shares or 0.06% of all its holdings. De Burlo Group Incorporated Inc accumulated 5,750 shares. Point72 Asset Mgmt L P has 0.3% invested in The Sherwin-Williams Company (NYSE:SHW). Calamos Advsr Limited Liability Corp owns 815 shares. Ftb owns 397 shares or 0.01% of their US portfolio. Marketfield Asset Limited Liability Company has 13,043 shares. Meiji Yasuda Asset Mgmt Ltd accumulated 0.15% or 4,108 shares. Scotia Cap has 5,046 shares for 0.03% of their portfolio. Moreover, Wilbanks Smith & Thomas Asset Mngmt Limited Liability Company has 0.07% invested in The Sherwin-Williams Company (NYSE:SHW). Commonwealth Of Pennsylvania Pub School Empls Retrmt holds 7,401 shares or 0.04% of its portfolio. Dynamic Advisor Solutions Lc stated it has 1.26% of its portfolio in The Sherwin-Williams Company (NYSE:SHW). Shelton Management accumulated 628 shares or 0.02% of the stock. 1St Source Savings Bank accumulated 530 shares. 7,964 are held by Jane Street Grp Limited Liability. Federated Incorporated Pa stated it has 0.52% in The Sherwin-Williams Company (NYSE:SHW).

Since March 14, 2018, it had 0 insider purchases, and 1 insider sale for $306,945 activity.

Analysts expect The Sherwin-Williams Company (NYSE:SHW) to report $5.59 EPS on July, 19.They anticipate $1.07 EPS change or 23.67 % from last quarter’s $4.52 EPS. SHW’s profit would be $520.21M giving it 17.94 P/E if the $5.59 EPS is correct. After having $3.57 EPS previously, The Sherwin-Williams Company’s analysts see 56.58 % EPS growth. The stock increased 1.27% or $5.05 during the last trading session, reaching $401.2. About 448,740 shares traded. The Sherwin-Williams Company (NYSE:SHW) has risen 17.41% since June 15, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 4.84% the S&P500.

The Sherwin-Williams Company (NYSE:SHW) Ratings Coverage

Among 12 analysts covering Sherwin-Williams (NYSE:SHW), 9 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 3 Hold. Therefore 75% are positive. Sherwin-Williams had 17 analyst reports since December 19, 2017 according to SRatingsIntel. The firm has “Buy” rating by KeyBanc Capital Markets given on Sunday, January 28. BMO Capital Markets initiated it with “Hold” rating and $45300 target in Tuesday, March 27 report. The rating was maintained by Credit Suisse on Wednesday, April 25 with “Outperform”. RBC Capital Markets maintained the stock with “Buy” rating in Thursday, March 15 report. The rating was maintained by Robert W. Baird with “Buy” on Wednesday, January 10. The rating was maintained by Susquehanna with “Buy” on Monday, February 12. The firm has “Buy” rating by Susquehanna given on Monday, January 8. Barclays Capital maintained The Sherwin-Williams Company (NYSE:SHW) rating on Wednesday, April 25. Barclays Capital has “Equal-Weight” rating and $420 target. The firm earned “Buy” rating on Friday, February 2 by Seaport Global. The stock of The Sherwin-Williams Company (NYSE:SHW) has “Buy” rating given on Thursday, January 11 by KeyBanc Capital Markets.

The Sherwin-Williams Company develops, makes, distributes, and sells paints, coatings, and related products to professional, industrial, commercial, and retail clients primarily in North and South America, the Caribbean, Europe, and Asia. The company has market cap of $37.34 billion. The firm operates in four divisions: Paint Stores Group, Consumer Group, Global Finishes Group, and Latin America Coatings Group. It has a 21.49 P/E ratio. It offers architectural paint and coatings, protective and marine products, automotive finishes and refinish products, original equipment maker product finishes, and related items under the Sherwin-Williams brand.

More notable recent The Sherwin-Williams Company (NYSE:SHW) news were published by: Seekingalpha.com which released: “Sherwin-Williams: Buy For Great Total Return And Steady Dividend” on June 13, 2018, also Seekingalpha.com with their article: “Let Sherwin-Williams Paint Your Portfolio Green” published on June 06, 2018, Seekingalpha.com published: “Sherwin Williams (SHW) Industry Overview – Slideshow” on May 23, 2018. More interesting news about The Sherwin-Williams Company (NYSE:SHW) were released by: Seekingalpha.com and their article: “Ask Sherwin Williams” published on May 18, 2018 as well as Globenewswire.com‘s news article titled: “Investor Expectations to Drive Momentum within The Kroger, Mohawk Industries, Mersana Therapeutics, Riot …” with publication date: June 14, 2018.

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