Sherwin-Williams Company (SHW) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for May 15, 2013

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Sherwin-Williams Company ( SHW ) 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. ( HD ) and Lowe's Companies, Inc. ( LOW ). 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 SHW Dividend History page.

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 ( GVT )
  • iShares Dow Jones U.S. Home Construction Index Fund ( ITB )
  • First Trust Materials AlphaDEX Fund ( FXZ )
  • PowerShares Dynamic Basic Materials ( PYZ )
  • iShares Morningstar Mid Growth Index Fund ( JKH ).

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%.



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: FXZ , GVT , HD , ITB , JKH , LOW , PYZ , SHW

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