Sherwin-Williams Company ( SHW ) will begin trading ex-dividend on May 17, 2018. A cash dividend payment of $0.86 per share is scheduled to be paid on June 01, 2018. Shareholders who purchased SHW prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This represents an 1.18% increase over prior dividend payment. At the current stock price of $379.65, the dividend yield is .91%.
The previous trading day's last sale of SHW was $379.65, representing a -12.75% decrease from the 52 week high of $435.15 and a 16.21% increase over the 52 week low of $326.68.
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 $18.7. Zacks Investment Research reports SHW's forecasted earnings growth in 2018 as 31.55%, compared to an industry average of 26%.
Interested in gaining exposure to SHW through an Exchange Traded Fund [ETF]?
The following ETF(s) have SHW as a top-10 holding:
- AdvisorShares Focused Equity ETF ( CWS )
- Vanguard Materials ETF ( VAW )
- Fidelity MSCI Materials Index ETF ( FMAT ).
The top-performing ETF of this group is VAW with an decrease of -1.12% over the last 100 days. CWS has the highest percent weighting of SHW at 3.7%.