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Is Sherwin-Williams Co. (SHW) a good stock to buy now?

Sherwin-Williams Co. (NYSE: SHW) is 1.27% higher on its value in year-to-date trading and has touched a low of $221.76 and a high of $348.37 in the current 52-week trading range. The question becomes, what are the chances the stock will continue to grow shareholders’ wealth in the market. Here’s what analysts think will happen to its price in the coming time. The SHW stock was last observed hovering at around $320.86 in the last trading session, with the day’s loss setting it -4.99%.

Currently trading at $315.87, the stock is 2.00% and -3.02% below its SMA20 and SMA50 respectively. However, with a daily trading volume of 1.14 million and changing -1.56% at the moment leaves the stock 8.52% off its SMA200. SHW registered 37.23% gain for a year compared to 6-month gain of 25.15%.

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The stock witnessed a -0.75% loss in the last 1 month and extending the period to 3 months gives it a 1.76%, and is 0.28% up over the last 5 days. If we measure the stock’s price variations over the week and the month, we find that the volatility rates stand at 1.34% over the week and 1.82% over the month.

Sherwin-Williams Co. (SHW) has around 64088 employees, a market worth around $80.09B and $22.98B in sales. Current P/E ratio is 33.70 and Fwd P/E is 24.73. Profit margin for the company is 10.52%. Distance from 52-week low is 42.44% and -9.33% from its 52-week high. The company has generated returns on investments over the last 12 months (18.41%).

The EPS is expected to grow by 10.30% this year.

Sherwin-Williams Co. (SHW) Top Institutional Holders

The shares outstanding are 254.50M, and float is at 232.97M with Short Float at 1.63%.

Sherwin-Williams Co. (SHW) Insider Activity

The most recent transaction is an insider sale by Binns Justin T,the company’sPresident, Glob. Architectural. SEC filings show that Binns Justin T sold 1,563 shares of the company’s common stock on Mar 13 ’24 at a price of $338.87 per share for a total of $0.53 million. Following the sale, the insider now owns 14564.0 shares.

Sherwin-Williams Co. disclosed in a document filed with the SEC on Feb 26 ’24 that GARCEAU MARY L (SVP – CLO and Secretary) sold a total of 23,518 shares of the company’s common stock. The trade occurred on Feb 26 ’24 and was made at $322.66 per share for $7.59 million. Following the transaction, the insider now directly holds 28475.0 shares of the SHW stock.

Still, SEC filings show that on Feb 26 ’24, Jorgenrud Karl J (President, Glob. Industrial) disposed off 2,690 shares at an average price of $322.50 for $0.87 million. The insider now directly holds 12,941 shares of Sherwin-Williams Co. (SHW).

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