Media stories about Sherwin-Williams Company (The) (NYSE:SHW) have trended somewhat positive this week, Accern reports. Accern ranks the sentiment of media coverage by reviewing more than twenty million blog and news sources in real-time. Accern ranks coverage of companies on a scale of negative one to one, with scores nearest to one being the most favorable. Sherwin-Williams Company (The) earned a coverage optimism score of 0.20 on Accern’s scale. Accern also gave media headlines about the specialty chemicals company an impact score of 46.6957073125654 out of 100, meaning that recent media coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an impact on the company’s share price in the near future.
These are some of the media headlines that may have effected Accern Sentiment’s rankings:
SHW has been the topic of a number of research analyst reports. Robert W. Baird restated a “buy” rating and set a $375.00 price target on shares of Sherwin-Williams Company (The) in a report on Friday, September 1st. Morgan Stanley set a $425.00 price target on Sherwin-Williams Company (The) and gave the stock an “overweight” rating in a report on Wednesday, October 4th. KeyCorp reiterated an “overweight” rating and issued a $440.00 target price (up from $415.00) on shares of Sherwin-Williams Company (The) in a report on Wednesday, October 4th. Longbow Research reiterated a “buy” rating and issued a $440.00 target price (up from $400.00) on shares of Sherwin-Williams Company (The) in a report on Monday, October 9th. Finally, Royal Bank Of Canada increased their target price on Sherwin-Williams Company (The) from $390.00 to $423.00 and gave the stock an “outperform” rating in a report on Wednesday, October 4th. Two research analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, seven have issued a hold rating and twelve have assigned a buy rating to the stock. The company has an average rating of “Hold” and a consensus price target of $398.25.
Shares of Sherwin-Williams Company (NYSE:SHW) opened at $388.03 on Friday. The company has a market capitalization of $36,092.63, a price-to-earnings ratio of 27.81, a P/E/G ratio of 2.15 and a beta of 1.22. Sherwin-Williams Company has a 12-month low of $260.00 and a 12-month high of $398.22. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 3.68, a current ratio of 1.07 and a quick ratio of 0.68.
Sherwin-Williams Company (The) (NYSE:SHW) last released its quarterly earnings results on Tuesday, October 24th. The specialty chemicals company reported $4.75 EPS for the quarter, beating analysts’ consensus estimates of $4.70 by $0.05. The business had revenue of $4.51 billion during the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $4.45 billion. Sherwin-Williams Company (The) had a return on equity of 58.02% and a net margin of 7.82%. Sherwin-Williams Company (The)’s quarterly revenue was up 37.4% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same period in the prior year, the firm posted $4.23 EPS. equities analysts anticipate that Sherwin-Williams Company will post 15.04 earnings per share for the current fiscal year.
The business also recently declared a quarterly dividend, which will be paid on Friday, December 8th. Investors of record on Friday, November 17th will be given a $0.85 dividend. This represents a $3.40 dividend on an annualized basis and a yield of 0.88%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Thursday, November 16th. Sherwin-Williams Company (The)’s payout ratio is currently 29.90%.
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Sherwin-Williams Company (The) Company Profile
The Sherwin-Williams Company (Sherwin-Williams) is engaged in the development, manufacture, distribution and sale of paint, coatings and related products. The Company’s segments are Paint Stores Group, Consumer Group, Global Finishes Group, Latin America Coatings Group and Administrative. The Paint Stores Group markets and sells Sherwin-Williams branded architectural paint and coatings, protective and marine products, original equipment manufacturer (OEM) product finishes and related items.
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