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Sherwin-Williams Co GF Value Rank

: 9 (As of Today)
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Sherwin-Williams Co has the GF Value Rank of 9.

The GF Value Rank is determined by the price-to-GF-Value (P/GF Value) ratio, a proprietary metric calculated based on historical multiples along with an adjustment factor based on a company's past returns and growth and future estimates of the business' performance.

GuruFocus found that for valuation, we cannot simply give stocks a better GF Value rank simply because they have a lower P/GF Value ratio. Backtesting shows that over the long term, the two worst-performing groups are the most expensive group (with the highest P/GF Value ratio) and the least expensive group (with the lowest P/GF Value ratio).

We can understand why the most expensive group underperforms. We were initially puzzled by the underperformance of the least expensive group, but we realized there is a reason why some stocks are super cheap. If they look too undervalued, it is often because the businesses behind them are poor quality. The market realized this and gave them low valuations. In a way, the market is efficient.

After multiple backtesting analyses, we granted the stocks in third-cheapest percentile the highest GF Value rank, as they have performed the best over a full market cycle. Stock performance is actually not as sensitive to valuation as it is to growth and profitability. On average, the companies in the 20%-50% valuation groups have similar performances. Therefore, we should avoid the most expensive and the least expensive stocks. We can be more tolerant of valuation.

Please click GF Score to see more details on the GF Score's 5 Key Aspects of Analysis.


Competitive Comparison

For the Specialty Chemicals subindustry, Sherwin-Williams Co's GF Value Rank, along with its competitors' market caps and GF Value Rank data, can be viewed below:

* Competitive companies are chosen from companies within the same industry, with headquarter located in same country, with closest market capitalization; x-axis shows the market cap, and y-axis shows the term value; the bigger the dot, the larger the market cap. Note that "N/A" values will not show up in the chart.

   

Sherwin-Williams Co GF Value Rank Distribution

For the Chemicals industry and Basic Materials sector, Sherwin-Williams Co's GF Value Rank distribution charts can be found below:

* The bar in red indicates where Sherwin-Williams Co's GF Value Rank falls into.



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Sherwin-Williams Co Business Description

Sherwin-Williams Co logo
Address
101 West Prospect Avenue, Cleveland, OH, USA, 44115-1075
Sherwin-Williams is the largest provider of architectural paint in the United States. The company has approximately 4,800 stores and sells premium paint at higher price points than most competitors. Sherwin-Williams also sells paint-related products in big-box stores and provides coatings for original equipment manufacturers.
Executives
Jorgenrud Karl J officer: President, Perf Coatings Group 101 WEST PROSPECT AVENUE 1180 MIDLAND CLEVELAND OH 44115
Rea Todd D officer: President, Consumer Brands Grp 101 W. PROSPECT AVENUE 1180 MIDLAND CLEVELAND OH 44115
Stewart Marta R director C/O NORFOLK SOUTHERN CORP THREE COMMERCIAL PL NORFOLK VA 23510-9219
Powell Aaron director P.O. BOX 619100 DALLAS TX 75261-9100
Young Bryan J officer: SVP - Corp Strategy & Devel. 101 W. PROSPECT AVENUE CLEVELAND OH 44115
Sladek Joseph F officer: Pres. & GM, Glob. Supply Chain 101 W. PROSPECT AVENUE CLEVELAND OH 44115
Padden Brian E officer: President, Consumer Brands Grp 101 W. PROSPECT CLEVELAND OH 44115
Binns Justin T officer: President, Perf Coatings Grp 101 W. PROSPECT AVENUE CLEVELAND OH 44115
Petz Heidi G officer: President, Consumer Brands Grp 101 W. PROSPECT AVENUE CLEVELAND OH 44115
Jaye James R officer: SVP - IR & Corp. Comm. 101 W. PROSPECT AVENUE CLEVELAND OH 44115
Anderson Kerrii B director WENDY'S INTERNATIONAL, INC 4288 WEST DUBLIN-GRANVILLE RD. DUBLIN OH 43017
Fettig Jeff M director C/O WHIRLPOOL CORP 2000 M-63N BENTON HARBOR MI 49022
Lynch Robert F officer: President, Consumer Brands Grp 101 W. PROSPECT AVENUE CLEVELAND OH 44115
Ippolito Peter J. officer: President, The Americas Group 101 W. PROSPECT AVENUE CLEVELAND OH 44115
Garceau Mary L officer: SVP, Gen. Counsel & Secretary 101 W. PROSPECT AVENUE CLEVELAND OH 44115

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