Sherwin-Williams Company (
) will begin trading ex-dividend on May 15, 2013. A cash dividend
payment of $0.5 per share is scheduled to be paid on May 31, 2013.
Shareholders who purchased SHW stock prior to the ex-dividend date
are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This represents an
28.21% increase over the same period a year ago. At the current
stock price of $187.7, the dividend yield is 1.07%.
The previous trading day's last sale of SHW was $187.7,
representing a -1.28% decrease from the 52 week high of $190.14 and
a 63.67% increase over the 52 week low of $114.68.
SHW is a part of the Consumer Services sector, which includes
companies such as Home Depot, Inc. (
) and Lowe's Companies, Inc. (
). SHW's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's
profitability, is $6.64. Zacks Investment Research reports SHW's
forecasted earnings growth in 2013 as 19.38%, compared to an
industry average of 13.4%.
For more information on the declaration, record and payment
dates, visit the
Interested in gaining exposure to SHW through an Exchange
Traded Fund [ETF]?
The following ETF(s) have SHW as a top-10 holding:
- Columbia Select Large Cap Value ETF (
- iShares Dow Jones U.S. Home Construction Index Fund (
- First Trust Materials AlphaDEX Fund (
- PowerShares Dynamic Basic Materials (
- iShares Morningstar Mid Growth Index Fund (
The top-performing ETF of this group is ITB with an increase of
21.94% over the last 100 days. GVT has the highest percent
weighting of SHW at 3.52%.