Sherwin-Williams Company (SHW) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for February 27, 2014

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Sherwin-Williams Company ( SHW ) will begin trading ex-dividend on February 27, 2014. A cash dividend payment of $0.55 per share is scheduled to be paid on March 14, 2014. Shareholders who purchased SHW stock prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This represents an 10% increase over the prior quarter.

The previous trading day's last sale of SHW was $197.37, representing a -0.67% decrease from the 52 week high of $198.70 and a 28.21% increase over the 52 week low of $153.94.

SHW is a part of the Consumer Services sector, which includes companies such as Home Depot, Inc. ( HD ) and Lowe's Companies, Inc. ( LOW ). SHW's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's profitability, is $7.26. Zacks Investment Research reports SHW's forecasted earnings growth in 2014 as 9.53%, compared to an industry average of 13.4%.

For more information on the declaration, record and payment dates, visit the SHW Dividend History page. Our Dividend Calendar has the full list of stocks that have an ex-dividend today.

Interested in gaining exposure to SHW through an Exchange Traded Fund [ETF]?
The following ETF(s) have SHW as a top-10 holding:

  • Guggenheim S&P 500 Equal Weight Materials ETF ( RTM )
  • Vanguard Mid-Cap Growth ETF ( VOT ).

The top-performing ETF of this group is RTM with an increase of 9.39% over the last 100 days. It also has the highest percent weighting of SHW at 3.35%.



The views and opinions expressed herein are the views and opinions of the author and do not necessarily reflect those of The NASDAQ OMX Group, Inc.



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Referenced Stocks: SHW , HD , LOW , RTM , VOT

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