Eye Catching Stock News: The Sherwin-Williams Company (NYSE:SHW)

The Sherwin-Williams Company (NYSE:SHW) spotted trading -31.21% off 52-week high price. On the other end, the stock has been noted 26.82% away from the low price over the last 52-weeks. The stock changed -7.28% to recent value of $412.7. The stock transacted 1262716 shares during most recent day however it has an average volume of 668.80K shares. The company has 83.09M of outstanding shares and 82.09M shares were floated in the market.

On March 19,2020, The Sherwin-Williams Company (NYSE:SHW) reaffirmed its financial guidance for the first quarter of 2020. For the first quarter of 2020, the Company continues to project net sales growth of 2% to 5% compared to the first quarter of 2019, with The Americas Group expected to be above the high end of this range.

Although the Company has experienced headwinds related to the coronavirus pandemic (COVID-19), primarily outside the U.S., we are reaffirming our first quarter guidance amidst this continuously evolving situation. The Company is working diligently and proactively across all its businesses to ensure it is taking every reasonable preventative measure to protect its employees and customers, and to maintain business continuity. We are evaluating developments daily and operating in accordance with the most recent information provided by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), the World Health Organization (WHO), local health officials, and other government entities, including various government directives pertaining to business operations.

Its earnings per share (EPS) expected to touch remained 42.40% for this year while earning per share for the next 5-years is expected to reach at 11.14%. SHW has a gross margin of 44.90% and an operating margin of 10.90% while its profit margin remained 8.60% for the last 12 months.

According to the most recent quarter its current ratio was 1 that represents company’s ability to meet its current financial obligations. The price moved ahead of -19.73% from the mean of 20 days, -25.55% from mean of 50 days SMA and performed -23.32% from mean of 200 days price. Company’s performance for the week was -17.35%, -29.34% for month and YTD performance remained -29.28%.

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