The Sherwin-Williams Company (NYSE:SHW) Value Composite Score Update

L L C increased its position in shares of Sherwin-Williams by 15.5% in the fourth quarter. Wetherby Asset Management Inc. now owns 1,351 shares of the specialty chemicals company's stock valued at $419,000 after buying an additional 183 shares in the last quarter. Bank of New York Mellon Corp increased its position in Sherwin-Williams by 5.7% in the first quarter. HPM Partners LLC bought a new position in Sherwin-Williams during the first quarter valued at $3,200,000.

Waddell & Reed Financial Inc increased Dave & Busters Entmt Inc (NASDAQ:PLAY) stake by 77,910 shares to 988,440 valued at $55.65M in 2016Q4. Penobscot Investment Management Company Inc. now owns 12,629 shares of the specialty chemicals company's stock valued at $3,494,000 after buying an additional 230 shares during the last quarter. Parallel Advisors LLC purchased a new stake in shares of Sherwin-Williams during the fourth quarter worth about $113,000. Institutional investors own 72.94% of the company's stock.

TRADEMARK VIOLATION WARNING: "Comerica Bank Has $13.605 Million Position in Sherwin-Williams Co (SHW)" was first published by Transcript Daily and is owned by of Transcript Daily. The fund owned 6,668 shares of the specialty chemicals company's stock after buying an additional 777 shares during the period. Cue Financial Group Inc.'s holdings in Sherwin-Williams were worth $649,000 as of its most recent SEC filing.

In taking a look at some other notable technicals, The Sherwin-Williams Company (NYSE:SHW)'s ROIC is 0.688837.

About 128,781 shares traded. The company has a 50-day moving average of $323.66 and a 200-day moving average of $295.60.

We also note that The Sherwin-Williams Company (NYSE:SHW) has a Shareholder Yield of 0.000008 and a Shareholder Yield (Mebane Faber) of 0.00606. RBC Capital Markets maintained the stock with "Outperform" rating in Wednesday, November 25 report.

Sherwin-Williams (NYSE:SHW) last released its quarterly earnings data on Thursday, April 20th. The specialty chemicals company reported $2.27 EPS for the quarter, topping analysts' consensus estimates of $2.07 by $0.20. The firm had revenue of $2.76 billion for the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $2.72 billion. Sherwin-Williams had a return on equity of 82.20% and a net margin of 9.40%. The business's revenue for the quarter was up 7.3% on a year-over-year basis. During the same quarter previous year, the business earned $1.81 earnings per share. Equities analysts anticipate that Sherwin-Williams Co will post $14.19 EPS for the current year.

The business also recently declared a quarterly dividend, which will be paid on Friday, June 2nd. The legal version of this article can be accessed at The Sherwin-Williams Company (NYSE:SHW) presently has a 10 month price index of 1.09674. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Wednesday, May 17th. Sherwin Williams Co now has $29.83B valuation. SHW has been the topic of several research reports. Royal Bank of Canada reiterated a "buy" rating and issued a $350.00 price objective on shares of Sherwin-Williams in a report on Tuesday, March 28th. Vetr cut Sherwin-Williams from a "buy" rating to a "hold" rating and set a $313.74 price target for the a research note on Thursday, January 26th. The stock of Sherwin-Williams Co (NYSE:SHW) has "Buy" rating given on Tuesday, November 8 by Evercore. The stock of Sherwin-Williams Co (NYSE:SHW) has "Buy" rating given on Wednesday, July 22 by Northcoast.

Among 7 analysts covering Premier Foods (LON:PFD), 2 have Buy rating, 1 Sell and 4 Hold. They now have a United States dollars 375 price target on the stock.

In other Sherwin-Williams news, insider Joel D. Baxter sold 5,470 shares of the firm's stock in a transaction on Monday, May 15th. The shares were sold at an average price of $324.47, for a total value of $7,344,378.45. The sale was disclosed in a document filed with the SEC, which can be accessed through this hyperlink. Hodnik David F sold $325,578 worth of stock or 1,066 shares. Following the completion of the sale, the insider now owns 8,523 shares of the company's stock, valued at $2,859,466.50. The disclosure for this sale can be found here. With 508,000 avg volume, 2 days are for Sherwin Williams Company (NYSE:SHW)'s short sellers to cover SHW's short positions.

The Company's principal activities include exploration, production and development of crude gas and oil, production of refined petroleum products and distribution and marketing activities through its retail outlets. 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 maker (OEM) product finishes and related items.