SHW stock: buy or sell?
December 6th, 2019
The Sherwin-Williams Company develops, manufactures, distributes, and sells paints, coatings, and related products to professional, industrial, commercial, and retail customers primarily in North and South America, the Caribbean, Europe, Asia, and Australia.
Should I buy SHW stock?Make a decision about when to buy or sell stocks is one of the hardest parts of being a trader or investor. Having a trading plan helps to make decisions easier, quicker and with less hesitations. There are thousands of trading strategies for you to choose, but at Stocks2.com we prefer those that are simple but successful.
None of our preferred buy setups matches with Sherwin-Williams stock situation right now, hence this is not a suitable entry point.
|New all-time high||No|
|New 52 week high||No|
|Price crossing up 200d MA||No|
|100d MA crossing up 200d MA||No|
Is Sherwin-Williams stock a buy?
Everyday, hundreds of stock ratings are posted by financial analysts to indicate a particular stock's attractiveness.At Stocks2.com, we detected 15 ratings published for SHW stock in the last month. The general sentiment of these ratings is bullish for SHW stock, with 7 positive ratings.
|Date||Analyst / Broker||Previous rating||Current rating|
|2019-9-6||Jefferies Financial Group||n/a||Hold|
|2019-9-4||BMO Capital Markets||n/a||Market Perform|
|2019-7-29||BMO Capital Markets||n/a||Market Perform|
|2019-7-25||Royal Bank of Canada||n/a||Outperform|
|2019-7-24||Wells Fargo & Co||n/a||Outperform|
|2019-7-24||JPMorgan Chase & Co.||n/a||Neutral|
|2019-7-24||Credit Suisse Group||n/a||Outperform|
|2019-4-24||Wells Fargo & Co||n/a||Outperform|
SHW stock analysis
Sherwin-Williams shares grew 1.06% to $578.54 today.
Shares of Sherwin-Williams ended today at $578.54 and grew a decent 1.06%. On Nov 15th, SHW hit new all time highs, pushing higher previous ATH of $595.00 recorded on Nov/14. New ATHs are usual entry points for many trading setups as there aren't higher resistences.
Shares of Sherwin-Williams ended this week at $578.54 and declined an ugly -0.79%.
Sherwin-Williams stock is drawing an uptrend with rising tops and bottoms. Now trading in between its last bottom and last top, SHW might consolidate in a flat-base, waiting to break out over or down under . Not so far away is the last all-time high Sherwin-Williams marked by mid November. Since price and SMA40w lines crossed up early June, SHW climbed $160.81 (38.50%). Since early May when SMA20w and SMA40w crossed up, SHW price gained $125.69 per share (27.76%).
SHW stock price history
SHW stock went public on March 17th, 1980 with a price of $0.001. Since then, SHW stock grew a inf%, with a yearly average of inf%. If you had invested $1,000 in SHW stock in 1980, it would worth $inf today.
1: Adjusted price after possible price splits or reverse-splits.
SHW stock historical price chart
SHW stock reached all-time highs on Nov/15 with a price of $597.00.
SHW stock price target is $517.40How much a stock will be priced tomorrow or next week is quite unpredictable However, many stock price predictions are published every day by banks, financial institutions and independent analysts. You should not follow the analysts' SHW stock price predictions in the hope that they will be met as they may be wrong and not met. For the last 30 days we found 14 price predictions for Sherwin-Williams stock:
|Date||Analyst / Broker||Action||Previous target||Current target||Diff|
|2019-9-6||Jefferies Financial Group||Raises Target||$430.00||$546.00||27%|
|2019-9-4||BMO Capital Markets||Raises Target||$517.00||$550.00||6.4%|
|2019-7-29||BMO Capital Markets||Raises Target||n/a||$517.00||-|
|2019-7-25||Royal Bank of Canada||Raises Target||n/a||$550.00||-|
|2019-7-24||Wells Fargo & Co||Reiterates||$510.00||$565.00||10.8%|
|2019-7-24||JPMorgan Chase & Co.||Raises Target||$435.00||$490.00||12.6%|
|2019-7-24||Deutsche Bank||Raises Target||$490.00||$550.00||12.2%|
|2019-7-24||Credit Suisse Group||Reiterates||$487.00||$525.00||7.8%|
|2019-7-24||Buckingham Research||Raises Target||$440.00||$460.00||4.5%|
|2019-4-24||Wells Fargo & Co||Reiterates||$475.00||$510.00||7.4%|
|2019-4-24||UBS Group||Raises Target||$448.00||$460.00||2.7%|
|2019-4-24||Deutsche Bank||Raises Target||$460.00||$490.00||6.5%|
Financials and fundamental analysis
Earnings date and Earnings per ShareSince April, when Sherwin-Williams posted its last earnings report, it . As soon as we get its actual EPS from the earnings report, we will extend this report.
|Quarter||Reporting date||Estimated EPS||Actual EPS||Surprise|
Annual financial resultsCompared to 2017, last anual turnover report draw an amazing increase of 17.02% to $17,534.50 M dollars. When comparing 2018 vs 2017, in contrast, profit margin (that is, the net income divided by revenues) eased a -5.21% to 6.32%. Sherwin-Williams presents anual results in December, and to evaluate its evolution since then, we estimate annual sales and income figures by adding results from the last 4 quarters. This is called TTM (or Twelve Trailing Months). So, Sherwin-Williams TTM sales up to March 2019 were $17,610.35 and income $1,103.86 million dollars. When comparing this TTM figures with the last reported annuality, we can review Sherwin-Williams business evolution since December 2018: Annual sales up to March, compared to lastest yearly report, stayed steady a neutral 0.43%. Regarding profit margin, Sherwin-Williams stayed constant -0.06% to 6.32%
|2013||$10,190 M||-||$748 M7.3%||-|
|2014||$11,130 M||9.22%||$866 M7.8%||15.76%|
|2015||$11,339 M||1.89%||$1,054 M9.3%||21.71%|
|2016||$11,856 M||4.55%||$1,133 M9.6%||7.48%|
|2017||$14,984 M||26.39%||$1,728 M11.5%||52.55%|
|2018||$17,535 M||17.02%||$1,109 M6.3%||-35.83%|
|TTM||$17,610 M||0.43%||$1,104 M6.3%||-0.44%|
Quarterly financial resultsSherwin-Williams reported $4,040.86 M in sales for 2019-Q1, a -0.57% less compared to previous quarter. Reported quarter income marked $245.24 million with a profit margin of 6.07%. Profit margin gained a 3.58% compared to previous quarter when profit margin was 2.48%. When comparing turnover to same quarter last year, Sherwin-Williams sales marked a slightly fine growth and appreciated a 1.91%. Looking back to recent quarterly results, Sherwin-Williams posted 3 positive quarters in a row.
|2017-Q2||$3,740 M||-||$361 M9.6%||-|
|2017-Q3||$4,510 M||20.59%||$317 M7.0%||-12.21%|
|2017-Q4||$3,980 M||-11.76%||$897 M22.6%||183.44%|
|2018-Q1||$3,965 M||-0.37%||$250 M6.3%||-72.13%|
|2018-Q2||$4,774 M||20.40%||$404 M8.5%||61.36%|
|2018-Q3||$4,731 M||-0.89%||$354 M7.5%||-12.28%|
|2018-Q4||$4,064 M||-14.10%||$101 M2.5%||-71.47%|
|2019-Q1||$4,041 M||-0.57%||$245 M6.1%||142.84%|
Sherwin-Williams ownershipWhen you are planning to invest in a company, it's always worth to review its ownership structure.
Management staff in all public traded companies that hold equity is required to report every transaction to the SEC. For Sherwin-Williams, 10.73% of all outstanding shares are owned by its staff.
In case of Sherwin-Williams stock, 78.98% of its shares are held by institutions (mutual funds, pension funds, big banks and other large financial institutions). Bearish positions for SHW stock account 0.00%, no big difference from last month.
For a better understanding, the following table shows ownership data compared to other related companies:
|Market cap||$53.4 B||$2.5 B||$234.3 B||$13.2 B||$31.0 B|
|Total shares||92.3 M||51.0 M||1,100.0 M||286.1 M||236.5 M|
|Float shares||82.2 M||50.6 M||1,090.0 M||282.1 M||236.1 M|
|- Institutional holdings (%)||79.0%||102.8%||72.2%||95.4%||81.6%|
|- Insider holdings (%)||10.7%||0.7%||0.1%||0.6%||0.1%|
|Shares in short selling||0.0%||0.0%||0.0%||0.0%||0.0%|
|Friday, December 6th, 2019|
|Day range||$573.26 - $580.71|
|Average true range||$8.58|
|50d mov avg||$568.45|
|100d mov avg||$543.40|
|200d mov avg||$493.15|
Sherwin-Williams performanceStocks performance is always measured in comparision to the market or competitors and related stocks in the same industry. We selected H. B. Fuller, Home Depot, Masco, PPG Industries and RPM International as the bechmarking frame for Sherwin-Williams stock.
|FULH. B. Fuller||15.77%||17.16%||21.46%|
Sherwin-Williams competitorsOne check before trading any stock is to review a list of its competitors, in this case for Sherwin-Williams. We chose 5 companies as Sherwin-Williams competitors as they are in the same industry or have similar market objectives.
Latest SHW stock news
- Seeking AlphaSherwin-Williams: A Boring Company That Is A SuperstarAugust 1, 2019
- InvestorPlaceSherwin-Williams Earnings: SHW Stock Soars Despite Revenue MissJuly 23, 2019
- Seeking AlphaSherwin-Williams: Buy For Its Growth Rather Than Its DividendApril 18, 2019
- InvestorPlaceSherwin-Williams (SHW) Stock Tumbles on Profit WarningJanuary 15, 2019
- Seeking AlphaSherwin-Williams: A Great Pick Up In The Recent SelloffDecember 19, 2018