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Sherwin-Williams Co (NYSE:SHW) Profitability Rank

: 9 (As of Dec. 2023)
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Sherwin-Williams Co has the Profitability Rank of 9. It has a higher profitability and may stay that way.

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

Sherwin-Williams Co's Operating Margin % for the quarter that ended in Dec. 2023 was 12.95%. As of today, Sherwin-Williams Co's Piotroski F-Score is 7.


Competitive Comparison

For the Specialty Chemicals subindustry, Sherwin-Williams Co's Profitability Rank, along with its competitors' market caps and Profitability 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 Profitability Rank Distribution

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

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



Sherwin-Williams Co Profitability Rank Calculation

GuruFocus Profitability Rank ranks how profitable a company is and how likely the company's business will stay that way.

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.

Sherwin-Williams Co has the Profitability Rank of 9. It has a higher profitability and may stay that way.

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

Profitability Rank is based on these factors:

1. Operating Margin %

Operating Margin % - also known as operating income margin, operating profit margin and return on sales (ROS) - is the ratio of Operating Income divided by net sales or Revenue, usually presented in percent.

Sherwin-Williams Co's Operating Margin % for the quarter that ended in Dec. 2023 is calculated as:

Operating Margin %=Operating Income (Q: Dec. 2023 ) / Revenue (Q: Dec. 2023 )
=680.3 / 5252.2
=12.95 %

* For Operating Data section: All numbers are indicated by the unit behind each term and all currency related amount are in USD.
* For other sections: All numbers are in millions except for per share data, ratio, and percentage. All currency related amount are indicated in the company's associated stock exchange currency.

2. Piotroski F-Score

Good Sign:

Piotroski F-Score is 7, indicates a very healthy situation.

The zones of discrimination were as such:

Good or high score = 8 or 9
Bad or low score = 0 or 1

Sherwin-Williams Co has an F-score of 7. It is a good or high score, which usually indicates a very healthy situation.

3. Trend of the Operating Margin % (5-year average). The company with an uptrend profit margin has a higher rank.

Good Sign:

Sherwin-Williams Co operating margin is expanding. Margin expansion is usually a good sign.

4. Consistency of the profitability

5. Predictability Rank


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Sherwin-Williams Co (NYSE:SHW) Business Description

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 over 4,900 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
Mary L Garceau officer: SVP, Gen. Counsel & Secretary 101 W. PROSPECT AVENUE, CLEVELAND OH 44115
Heidi G Petz officer: President, Consumer Brands Grp 101 W. PROSPECT AVENUE, CLEVELAND OH 44115
John G Morikis officer: President, Paint Stores Group C/O THE SHERWIN WILLIAMS CO, 101 W. PROSPECT AVENUE, CLEVELAND OH 44115
Thomas L Williams director 6035 PARKLAND BOULEVARD, CLEVELAND OH 44124
Gregory P. Sofish officer: SVP - Human Resources 101 WEST PROSPECT AVENUE, 1180 MIDLAND BUILDING, CLEVELAND OH 44115
Justin T Binns officer: President, Perf Coatings Grp 101 W. PROSPECT AVENUE, CLEVELAND OH 44115
Karl J Jorgenrud officer: President, Perf Coatings Group 101 WEST PROSPECT AVENUE, 1180 MIDLAND, CLEVELAND OH 44115
Todd D Rea officer: President, Consumer Brands Grp 101 W. PROSPECT AVENUE, 1180 MIDLAND, CLEVELAND OH 44115
Bryan J Young officer: SVP - Corp Strategy & Devel. 101 W. PROSPECT AVENUE, CLEVELAND OH 44115
Joseph F Sladek officer: Pres. & GM, Glob. Supply Chain 101 W. PROSPECT AVENUE, CLEVELAND OH 44115
Marta R Stewart director C/O NORFOLK SOUTHERN CORP, THREE COMMERCIAL PL, NORFOLK VA 23510-9219
Peter J. Ippolito officer: President, The Americas Group 101 W. PROSPECT AVENUE, CLEVELAND OH 44115
Jane M. Cronin officer: SVP - Corporate Controller 101 W. PROSPECT AVENUE, CLEVELAND OH 44115
Thomas P Gilligan officer: SVP-Human Resources 101 W. PROSPECT AVENUE, CLEVELAND OH 44115
Brian E Padden officer: President, Consumer Brands Grp 101 W. PROSPECT, CLEVELAND OH 44115