Sherwin-Williams Co. (SHW) with a beta value of 1.16 appears to be a promising investment opportunity.

On Tuesday, Sherwin-Williams Co. (NYSE: SHW) was -1.24% down from the session before settling in for the closing price of $338.16. A 52-week range for SHW has been $220.22 – $348.37.

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Over the past five-year period, the growth rate of yearbook sales for the company of the Basic Materials sector was 5.68%. When this article was written, the company’s average yearly earnings per share was at 10.55%. With a float of $233.68 million, this company’s outstanding shares have now reached $254.50 million.

Considering the fact that the conglomerate employs 64088 people, you should pay attention to its efficiency factor.

Sherwin-Williams Co. (SHW) Breakdown of a Key Holders of the stock

Also, it is sometimes useful to examine the sentiment of large-scale investors toward Sherwin-Williams Co. stocks. The insider ownership of Sherwin-Williams Co. is 8.04%, while institutional ownership is 79.96%. The most recent insider transaction that took place on Mar 13 ’24, was worth 529,654. In this transaction President, Glob. Architectural of this company sold 1,563 shares at a rate of $338.87, taking the stock ownership to the 14,564 shares. Before that another transaction happened on Feb 26 ’24, when Company’s SVP – CLO and Secretary sold 23,518 for $322.66, making the entire transaction worth $7,588,433. This insider now owns 28,475 shares in total.

Sherwin-Williams Co. (SHW) Recent Fiscal highlights

Going through the last 3-months fiscal report unveiled on the 12/30/2023, it has been observed that the corporation posted $1.81 earnings per share (EPS) during the time that was better than consensus figure (set at $1.8) by $0.01. Wall Street market experts anticipate that the next fiscal year will bring earnings of 3.48 per share during the current fiscal year.

According to the Wall Street analysts, stocks earnings will be around 10.55% per share during the next fiscal year. For the long-term projections, market analysts anticipate that the company’s EPS will surge by 11.38% during the next five years compared to 18.91% growth over the previous five years of trading.

Sherwin-Williams Co. (NYSE: SHW) Trading Performance Indicators

You can see what Sherwin-Williams Co. (SHW) is doing with its current performance indicators. In the most recent quarter, the stock posted a quick ratio of 0.48. In addition, a publicly-traded company’s price to sales ratio for the trailing twelve months stands at 3.68. Likewise, its price to free cash flow for the trailing twelve months is 32.22.

For the trailing twelve months, Company’s Diluted EPS (Earnings per Share) is 9.24, a number that is poised to hit 2.21 in the next quarter and is forecasted to reach 12.77 in one year’s time.

Technical Analysis of Sherwin-Williams Co. (SHW)

Compared to the last year’s volume of 1.43 million, its volume of 1.14 million showed lagged in the last five days. As of the previous 9 days, the stock’s Stochastic %D was 43.67%. Additionally, its Average True Range was 5.47.

During the past 100 days, Sherwin-Williams Co.’s (SHW) raw stochastic average was set at 85.42%, which indicates a significant increase from 17.89% during the past two weeks. Based on volatility metrics of the stock, it showed a historical volatility of 19.13% in the past 14 days, which was higher than the 18.71% volatility it showed in the past 100 days.

At the time of writing, stock’s 50-day Moving Average is $324.11, while its 200-day Moving Average is $283.45. Nevertheless, the first resistance level for the watch stands at $335.44 in the near term. At $336.92, the stock is likely to face the second major resistance level. The third major resistance level sits at $338.84. If the price goes on to break the first support level at $332.04, it is likely to go to the next support level at $330.12. Now, if the price goes above the second support level, the third support stands at $328.64.

Sherwin-Williams Co. (NYSE: SHW) Key Stats

There are 254,465K outstanding shares of the company, which has a market capitalization of 84.86 billion. As of now, sales total 23,052 M while income totals 2,389 M. Its latest quarter income was 5,252 M while its last quarter net income were 356,200 K.