Sherwin-Williams Dividend yield

 Price  249.62
 Dividend  2.40
 Earnings  8.29
 Cash-flow  8.55
 Book value  9.28
 Equity  11.53

Sherwin-Williams is part of Construction and Materials business, which is part of Industrials industry. Sherwin-Williams is a company from USA, and his stocks are publicly traded.

Sherwin-Williams paid a total dividend of 629 million USD last year, for a market value of 65,400 millions (Market Cap 59,934 millions). Dividend per share of Sherwin-Williams is 2.40 USD, and his stock market price 249.62 USD.

According to the chart below, where dividend yield is displayed, Sherwin-Williams has a dividend yield of 0.96%, lower than the amount offered by both the market average and companies from USA. It is also lower than average of Industrials industry. This low dividend yield might has several explanations: company overpriced, expanding their business,...

In addition, you should compare Sherwin-Williams dividend yield with other Construction and Materials companies or firms from USA.

Dividend yield of Sherwin-Williams

Sherwin-Williams Dividend Payout

About the ability of Sherwin-Williams to maintain his current dividend of USD 2.40 per share, an amount that accounts for 0.96%, we should study its payout ratio both on earnings and on cash-flows (see chart below). Sherwin-Williams payout on ernings is currently 28.95%, which is lower than the market average and companies of Industrials industry, which are 38.25% and 34.62% respectively. Both figures lead us to believe that there is confidence that Sherwin-Williamscan maintain his current dividend.

The payout on earnings should be complemented with the payout on cash flow since it is this last amount the one which can be distributed to shareholders. Cash flow per share of Sherwin-Williams is USD 8.55 per share, which is higher than the dividend per share paid by the company of USD 2.40, so the company generates enough cash to maintain his dividend in the future.

The following figure shows payout ratios over earnings and cashflow of Sherwin-Williams, compared againt world market average, USA companies, Industrials industry and Construction and Materials sector companies.

Sherwin-Williams payout

Sherwin-Williams Dividend History

Year Yield  USD  Paypout  Shares* 

*In millions

Sherwin-Williams Stock performance

Finally, last moth Sherwin-Williams showed a return of -5.10% compared to a worldwide 1.12% average, and a 1.26% of Industrials firms. Over the last year, the company obtained a 1.50% versus a worldwide performance of a 5.73%. More detailed information can be seen in the following graph for USA and Construction and Materials firms.

Sherwin-Williams stock and market return