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GuruFocus Financial Strength Rank measures how strong a company’s financial situation is. It is based on these factors

1. The debt burden that the company has as measured by its Interest coverage (current year).
2. Debt to revenue ratio. The lower, the better
3. Altman Z-score.

A company ranks high with financial strength is likely to withstand any business slowdowns and recessions.

Financial Strength : 6/10

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industry
vs
history
Cash to Debt 0.04
SHW's Cash to Debt is ranked lower than
94% of the 1073 Companies
in the Global Specialty Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 0.79 vs. SHW: 0.04 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Cash to Debt only.
SHW' s Cash to Debt Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0  Med: 0.04 Max: 0.59
Current: 0.04
0
0.59
Equity to Asset 0.17
SHW's Equity to Asset is ranked lower than
93% of the 1038 Companies
in the Global Specialty Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 0.53 vs. SHW: 0.17 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Equity to Asset only.
SHW' s Equity to Asset Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.08  Med: 0.37 Max: 0.47
Current: 0.17
0.08
0.47
Interest Coverage 22.75
SHW's Interest Coverage is ranked higher than
57% of the 750 Companies
in the Global Specialty Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 14.93 vs. SHW: 22.75 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Interest Coverage only.
SHW' s Interest Coverage Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 10.55  Med: 17.63 Max: 26.63
Current: 22.75
10.55
26.63
F-Score: 8
Z-Score: 6.86
M-Score: -2.67
WACC vs ROIC
9.53%
40.55%
WACC
ROIC
GuruFocus Profitability Rank ranks how profitable a company is and how likely the company’s business will stay that way. It is based on these factors:

1. Operating Margin
2. Trend of the Operating Margin (5-year average). The company with an uptrend profit margin has a higher rank.
••3. Consistency of the profitability
4. Piotroski F-Score
5. Predictability Rank•

The maximum rank is 10. A rank of 7 or higher means a higher profitability and may stay that way. A rank of 3 or lower indicates that the company has had trouble to make a profit.

Profitability Rank is not directly related to the Financial Strength Rank. But if a company is consistently profitable, its financial strength will be stronger.

Profitability & Growth : 9/10

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industry
vs
history
Operating margin (%) 14.92
SHW's Operating margin (%) is ranked higher than
84% of the 1054 Companies
in the Global Specialty Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 6.31 vs. SHW: 14.92 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Operating margin (%) only.
SHW' s Operating margin (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 8.85  Med: 10.59 Max: 14.51
Current: 14.92
8.85
14.51
Net-margin (%) 9.33
SHW's Net-margin (%) is ranked higher than
76% of the 1058 Companies
in the Global Specialty Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 4.54 vs. SHW: 9.33 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Net-margin (%) only.
SHW' s Net-margin (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 5.04  Med: 7.00 Max: 9.29
Current: 9.33
5.04
9.29
ROE (%) 131.05
SHW's ROE (%) is ranked higher than
99% of the 1037 Companies
in the Global Specialty Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 8.01 vs. SHW: 131.05 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROE (%) only.
SHW' s ROE (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 28.12  Med: 31.77 Max: 112.57
Current: 131.05
28.12
112.57
ROA (%) 17.87
SHW's ROA (%) is ranked higher than
94% of the 1078 Companies
in the Global Specialty Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 3.87 vs. SHW: 17.87 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROA (%) only.
SHW' s ROA (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 8.5  Med: 11.47 Max: 18.33
Current: 17.87
8.5
18.33
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) 100.41
SHW's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) is ranked higher than
97% of the 1068 Companies
in the Global Specialty Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 12.39 vs. SHW: 100.41 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) only.
SHW' s ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 53.09  Med: 69.19 Max: 109.39
Current: 100.41
53.09
109.39
Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) 9.50
SHW's Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
77% of the 940 Companies
in the Global Specialty Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 2.10 vs. SHW: 9.50 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) only.
SHW' s Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 2.7  Med: 9.30 Max: 15.6
Current: 9.5
2.7
15.6
EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) 21.00
SHW's EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
78% of the 829 Companies
in the Global Specialty Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 5.70 vs. SHW: 21.00 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) only.
SHW' s EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -15.1  Med: 12.20 Max: 26.5
Current: 21
-15.1
26.5
EPS Growth (3Y)(%) 22.50
SHW's EPS Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
71% of the 729 Companies
in the Global Specialty Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 8.50 vs. SHW: 22.50 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EPS Growth (3Y)(%) only.
SHW' s EPS Growth (3Y)(%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -59.5  Med: 17.20 Max: 182.7
Current: 22.5
-59.5
182.7
» SHW's 10-Y Financials

Financials (Next Earnings Date: Est. 2016-07-16)


Revenue & Net Income
Cash & Debt
Oprt. Cash Flow & Free Cash Flow
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Guru Trades

Q2 2015

SHW Guru Trades in Q2 2015

RS Investment Management 13,980 sh (+44.12%)
Jim Simons 93,200 sh (+32.95%)
Pioneer Investments 40,590 sh (+6.43%)
Ruane Cunniff 5,307 sh (unchged)
Jeremy Grantham 15,147 sh (unchged)
Chris Davis 31,883 sh (-1.05%)
Mario Gabelli 9,330 sh (-1.89%)
Lee Ainslie 2,440 sh (-4.31%)
Paul Tudor Jones 1,100 sh (-26.67%)
Joel Greenblatt 1,797 sh (-59.50%)
Steven Cohen 12,500 sh (-63.66%)
Ray Dalio 3,791 sh (-91.12%)
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Q3 2015

SHW Guru Trades in Q3 2015

Eric Mindich 1,117,500 sh (New)
Ray Dalio 34,791 sh (+817.73%)
Jim Simons 520,500 sh (+458.48%)
Paul Tudor Jones 5,293 sh (+381.18%)
Lee Ainslie 5,660 sh (+131.97%)
Steven Cohen 26,600 sh (+112.80%)
Mario Gabelli 15,210 sh (+63.02%)
Jeremy Grantham 24,147 sh (+59.42%)
Pioneer Investments 55,868 sh (+37.64%)
Eric Mindich 700,000 sh (unchged)
Ruane Cunniff 5,307 sh (unchged)
RS Investment Management Sold Out
Joel Greenblatt Sold Out
Chris Davis 29,829 sh (-6.44%)
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Q4 2015

SHW Guru Trades in Q4 2015

Ken Heebner 95,000 sh (New)
Joel Greenblatt 1,456 sh (New)
Steven Cohen 300,600 sh (+1030.08%)
Mario Gabelli 17,640 sh (+15.98%)
Ruane Cunniff 5,307 sh (unchged)
Eric Mindich 1,200,000 sh (unchged)
Eric Mindich 1,117,500 sh (unchged)
Spiros Segalas 575,920 sh (unchged)
Paul Tudor Jones Sold Out
Lee Ainslie Sold Out
Chris Davis 29,747 sh (-0.27%)
Jeremy Grantham 23,247 sh (-3.73%)
Pioneer Investments 53,211 sh (-4.76%)
Jim Simons 303,900 sh (-41.61%)
Ray Dalio 7,300 sh (-79.02%)
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Q1 2016

SHW Guru Trades in Q1 2016

Paul Tudor Jones 853 sh (New)
Caxton Associates 15,000 sh (New)
Joel Greenblatt 3,114 sh (+113.87%)
Steven Cohen 351,400 sh (+16.90%)
Eric Mindich 500,000 sh (unchged)
Paul Tudor Jones 1,400 sh (unchged)
Paul Tudor Jones 1,600 sh (unchged)
Ray Dalio Sold Out
Ken Heebner Sold Out
Spiros Segalas Sold Out
Mario Gabelli 17,630 sh (-0.06%)
Pioneer Investments 53,163 sh (-0.09%)
Chris Davis 25,892 sh (-12.96%)
Eric Mindich 795,600 sh (-28.81%)
Ruane Cunniff 2,402 sh (-54.74%)
Jim Simons 125,300 sh (-58.77%)
Jeremy Grantham 940 sh (-95.96%)
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Business Description

Industry: Chemicals » Specialty Chemicals
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Sherwin-Williams Co develops, manufactures, distributes and sells paint, coatings and related products to professional, industrial, commercial and retail customers.

Sherwin-Williams Co was founded in 1866 and incorporated in Ohio in 1884. The Company is engaged in the development, manufacture, distribution and sale of paint, coatings and related products to professional, industrial, commercial and retail customers in North and South America with additional operations in the Caribbean region, Europe and Asia. The Company operates in four segments including Paint Stores Group, Consumer Group, Global Finishes Group and Latin America Coatings Group. The Paint Stores Group segment is engaged in the related business activity of selling paint, coatings and related products to end-use customers. The Paint Stores Group markets and sells Sherwin-Williams branded architectural paint and coatings, protective and marine products, original equipment manufacturer (OEM) product finishes and related items. It consisted of approximately 4,086 company-operated specialty paint stores in the United States, Canada, Puerto Rico, Virgin Islands, Trinidad and Tobago, St. Maarten, Jamaica, Curacao, Aruba and St. Lucia. The Consumer Group segment develops, manufactures and distributes a variety of paint, coatings and related products to third party customers in the United States and Canada and the Paint Stores Group. The Global Finishes Group develops, licenses, manufactures, distributes and sells a variety of protective and marine products, automotive finishes and refinish products, OEM product finishes and related products in North and South America, Europe and Asia. The Latin America Coatings Group develops, licenses, manufactures, distributes and sells a variety of architectural paint and coatings, protective and marine products, OEM product finishes and related products in North and South America. The Company faces competition from many local, regional, national and international competitors of various sizes in the manufacture, distribution and sale of its paint, coatings and related products. The Company is subject to variety of complex domestic and foreign laws and regulations, and legal compliance risks, including securities laws, tax laws, employment and pension-related laws, competition laws, U.S. and foreign export and trading laws, and laws governing improper business practices.

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Ratios

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industry
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history
P/E(ttm) 25.00
SHW's P/E(ttm) is ranked lower than
67% of the 873 Companies
in the Global Specialty Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 16.46 vs. SHW: 25.00 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/E(ttm) only.
SHW' s P/E(ttm) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 10.55  Med: 18.10 Max: 32.92
Current: 25
10.55
32.92
Forward P/E 22.83
SHW's Forward P/E is ranked lower than
85% of the 108 Companies
in the Global Specialty Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 15.55 vs. SHW: 22.83 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward P/E only.
N/A
PE(NRI) 24.96
SHW's PE(NRI) is ranked lower than
66% of the 854 Companies
in the Global Specialty Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 16.73 vs. SHW: 24.96 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PE(NRI) only.
SHW' s PE(NRI) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 10.56  Med: 17.97 Max: 32.85
Current: 24.96
10.56
32.85
Price/Owner Earnings (ttm) 23.74
SHW's Price/Owner Earnings (ttm) is ranked lower than
63% of the 463 Companies
in the Global Specialty Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 16.89 vs. SHW: 23.74 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Owner Earnings (ttm) only.
SHW' s Price/Owner Earnings (ttm) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 9.83  Med: 19.37 Max: 35.62
Current: 23.74
9.83
35.62
P/B 26.22
SHW's P/B is ranked lower than
99% of the 1060 Companies
in the Global Specialty Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 1.62 vs. SHW: 26.22 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/B only.
SHW' s P/B Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 3.14  Med: 5.95 Max: 57.84
Current: 26.22
3.14
57.84
P/S 2.32
SHW's P/S is ranked lower than
73% of the 1063 Companies
in the Global Specialty Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 1.05 vs. SHW: 2.32 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/S only.
SHW' s P/S Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.66  Med: 1.15 Max: 2.56
Current: 2.32
0.66
2.56
PFCF 22.63
SHW's PFCF is ranked lower than
69% of the 388 Companies
in the Global Specialty Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 13.58 vs. SHW: 22.63 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PFCF only.
SHW' s PFCF Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 7.05  Med: 15.70 Max: 31.96
Current: 22.63
7.05
31.96
POCF 18.75
SHW's POCF is ranked lower than
82% of the 495 Companies
in the Global Specialty Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 8.34 vs. SHW: 18.75 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful POCF only.
SHW' s POCF Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 6.19  Med: 12.26 Max: 26.08
Current: 18.75
6.19
26.08
EV-to-EBIT 17.13
SHW's EV-to-EBIT is ranked lower than
62% of the 892 Companies
in the Global Specialty Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 12.84 vs. SHW: 17.13 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBIT only.
SHW' s EV-to-EBIT Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -28.3  Med: 12.00 Max: 22.8
Current: 17.13
-28.3
22.8
EV-to-EBITDA 15.29
SHW's EV-to-EBITDA is ranked lower than
67% of the 929 Companies
in the Global Specialty Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 9.84 vs. SHW: 15.29 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBITDA only.
SHW' s EV-to-EBITDA Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -36.3  Med: 9.80 Max: 19.8
Current: 15.29
-36.3
19.8
PEG 1.37
SHW's PEG is ranked higher than
64% of the 425 Companies
in the Global Specialty Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 2.22 vs. SHW: 1.37 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PEG only.
SHW' s PEG Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.55  Med: 1.80 Max: 15.46
Current: 1.37
0.55
15.46
Shiller P/E 45.34
SHW's Shiller P/E is ranked lower than
73% of the 169 Companies
in the Global Specialty Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 28.59 vs. SHW: 45.34 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Shiller P/E only.
SHW' s Shiller P/E Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 15.52  Med: 27.73 Max: 54.06
Current: 45.34
15.52
54.06
Current Ratio 1.28
SHW's Current Ratio is ranked lower than
70% of the 935 Companies
in the Global Specialty Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 1.74 vs. SHW: 1.28 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Current Ratio only.
SHW' s Current Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.82  Med: 1.20 Max: 1.73
Current: 1.28
0.82
1.73
Quick Ratio 0.77
SHW's Quick Ratio is ranked lower than
76% of the 935 Companies
in the Global Specialty Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 1.24 vs. SHW: 0.77 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Quick Ratio only.
SHW' s Quick Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.47  Med: 0.72 Max: 1.2
Current: 0.77
0.47
1.2
Days Inventory 69.68
SHW's Days Inventory is ranked lower than
53% of the 1013 Companies
in the Global Specialty Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 66.82 vs. SHW: 69.68 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Inventory only.
SHW' s Days Inventory Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 61.32  Med: 67.44 Max: 76.35
Current: 69.68
61.32
76.35
Days Sales Outstanding 41.10
SHW's Days Sales Outstanding is ranked higher than
75% of the 856 Companies
in the Global Specialty Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 59.33 vs. SHW: 41.10 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Sales Outstanding only.
SHW' s Days Sales Outstanding Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 35.22  Med: 39.44 Max: 43.03
Current: 41.1
35.22
43.03
Days Payable 72.87
SHW's Days Payable is ranked higher than
72% of the 903 Companies
in the Global Specialty Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 47.70 vs. SHW: 72.87 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Payable only.
SHW' s Days Payable Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 60.12  Med: 64.51 Max: 77.3
Current: 72.87
60.12
77.3

Dividend & Buy Back

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industry
vs
history
Dividend Yield 1.06
SHW's Dividend Yield is ranked lower than
78% of the 1046 Companies
in the Global Specialty Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 2.23 vs. SHW: 1.06 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Dividend Yield only.
SHW' s Dividend Yield Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.76  Med: 1.66 Max: 3.27
Current: 1.06
0.76
3.27
Dividend Payout 0.25
SHW's Dividend Payout is ranked higher than
87% of the 693 Companies
in the Global Specialty Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 0.31 vs. SHW: 0.25 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Dividend Payout only.
SHW' s Dividend Payout Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.16  Med: 0.26 Max: 2.61
Current: 0.25
0.16
2.61
Dividend Growth (3y) 19.80
SHW's Dividend Growth (3y) is ranked higher than
83% of the 538 Companies
in the Global Specialty Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 4.00 vs. SHW: 19.80 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Dividend Growth (3y) only.
SHW' s Dividend Growth (3y) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.4  Med: 11.00 Max: 22.8
Current: 19.8
1.4
22.8
Forward Dividend Yield 1.18
SHW's Forward Dividend Yield is ranked lower than
78% of the 1013 Companies
in the Global Specialty Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 2.37 vs. SHW: 1.18 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward Dividend Yield only.
N/A
Yield on cost (5-Year) 2.00
SHW's Yield on cost (5-Year) is ranked lower than
60% of the 1215 Companies
in the Global Specialty Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 2.63 vs. SHW: 2.00 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Yield on cost (5-Year) only.
SHW' s Yield on cost (5-Year) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.46  Med: 3.18 Max: 6.3
Current: 2
1.46
6.3
3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio 3.70
SHW's 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio is ranked higher than
95% of the 469 Companies
in the Global Specialty Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: -1.70 vs. SHW: 3.70 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio only.
SHW' s 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.2  Med: 3.40 Max: 6.4
Current: 3.7
1.2
6.4

Valuation & Return

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industry
vs
history
Price/Projected FCF 2.69
SHW's Price/Projected FCF is ranked lower than
79% of the 510 Companies
in the Global Specialty Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 1.16 vs. SHW: 2.69 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Projected FCF only.
SHW' s Price/Projected FCF Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.57  Med: 1.20 Max: 3.54
Current: 2.69
0.57
3.54
Price/DCF (Earnings Based) 1.59
SHW's Price/DCF (Earnings Based) is ranked higher than
52% of the 61 Companies
in the Global Specialty Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 1.71 vs. SHW: 1.59 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/DCF (Earnings Based) only.
N/A
Price/Median PS Value 2.04
SHW's Price/Median PS Value is ranked lower than
85% of the 1044 Companies
in the Global Specialty Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 1.14 vs. SHW: 2.04 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Median PS Value only.
SHW' s Price/Median PS Value Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.59  Med: 0.91 Max: 2.16
Current: 2.04
0.59
2.16
Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value 1.38
SHW's Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value is ranked lower than
55% of the 231 Companies
in the Global Specialty Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 1.25 vs. SHW: 1.38 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value only.
SHW' s Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.6  Med: 1.20 Max: 5.25
Current: 1.38
0.6
5.25
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) 5.80
SHW's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) is ranked higher than
50% of the 1103 Companies
in the Global Specialty Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 5.80 vs. SHW: 5.80 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) only.
SHW' s Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 4.4  Med: 7.90 Max: 12.7
Current: 5.8
4.4
12.7
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) 13.19
SHW's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) is ranked higher than
75% of the 553 Companies
in the Global Specialty Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 4.69 vs. SHW: 13.19 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) only.
SHW' s Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 6.3  Med: 18.60 Max: 31
Current: 13.19
6.3
31

More Statistics

Revenue (TTM) (Mil) $11,463
EPS (TTM) $ 11.35
Beta1.13
Short Percentage of Float1.92%
52-Week Range $218.27 - 309.00
Shares Outstanding (Mil)92.50

Analyst Estimate

Dec16 Dec17 Dec18
Revenue (Mil $) 11,822 12,584 13,120
EPS ($) 12.36 14.34 15.40
EPS w/o NRI ($) 12.36 14.34 15.40
EPS Growth Rate
(3Y to 5Y Estimate)
13.40%
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