Sherwin-Williams Co (SHW) Started Coverage by Analysts at Jefferies Group LLC

Lloyd Doyle
April 23, 2018

The hedge fund run by Brad Dunkley held 8,497 shares of the building materials company at the end of 2017Q4, valued at $3.48 million, up from 6,394 at the end of the previous reported quarter. Analysts at Wall Street see Golden Star Resources Ltd.'s -25.00 % negative EPS growth compared to $0.04 earnings per share for last quarter.

Sherwin-Williams (NYSE:SHW) last announced its earnings results on Thursday, April 20th. It has outperformed by 14.70% the S&P500.

Jay Petschek increased its stake in Caesars Entmt Corp (CZR) by 7177.6% based on its latest 2017Q4 regulatory filing with the SEC. The institutional investor held 1.79M shares of the public utilities company at the end of 2017Q4, valued at $66.04 million, down from 1.84 million at the end of the previous reported quarter. About 643,477 shares traded. (NYSE:ZAYO) has risen 0.96% since April 23, 2017 and is uptrending. Last year's earnings per share was $0.01, while now analysts expect change of 200.00 % up from current $0.03 earnings per share. Therefore 67% are positive. First Interstate Bank invested 0.02% of its portfolio in The Sherwin-Williams Company (NYSE:SHW). CLSA upgraded the stock to "Buy" rating in Friday, July 22 report. The company presently has an average rating of "Buy" and an average price target of $340.73. The stock of The Sherwin-Williams Company (NYSE:SHW) earned "Outperform" rating by RBC Capital Markets on Friday, October 30. The firm has a market capitalization of $36,882.22, a price-to-earnings ratio of 27.33, a PEG ratio of 1.75 and a beta of 1.17. The rating was initiated by Argus Research on Wednesday, April 6 with "Hold". The firm has "Neutral" rating given on Wednesday, October 25 by UBS.

Since March 14, 2018, it had 0 insider buys, and 1 sale for $306,945 activity.

Investors sentiment decreased to 1.39 in 2017 Q4. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 2.68, a quick ratio of 0.67 and a current ratio of 1.12. It fall, as 43 investors sold SHW shares while 252 reduced holdings. 117 funds opened positions while 221 raised stakes. The Illinois-based Brookstone Cap Mngmt has invested 0.04% in The Sherwin-Williams Company (NYSE:SHW). Point72 Asset Mngmt Lp owns 2.60M shares. Moreover, Pensionfund Dsm Netherlands has 0.66% invested in The Sherwin-Williams Company (NYSE:SHW). 3,243 are held by Condor Management. Caxton Associate Lp invested in 2,668 shares. Cetera Advisor Netwr Limited Liability Com reported 1,765 shares. Geode Capital Management LLC boosted its holdings in shares of Sherwin-Williams by 3.0% in the fourth quarter. Fiera Capital Corp acquired 10,173 shares as Sherwin Williams Co (SHW)'s stock declined 5.42%.

According to Zacks, "Sherwin-Williams has outperformed the industry it belongs to over a year". Checchi Advisers Lc owns 982 shares or 0.05% of their U.S. portfolio. Valley National Advisers stated it has 2 shares or 0% of all its holdings. It also reduced Moodys Corp (NYSE:MCO) stake by 88,258 shares and now owns 639,411 shares. (NYSE:NOW) shares were sold by Desai Chirantan Jitendra. Therefore 7% are positive. International Business Machines had 129 analyst reports since July 21, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. On Thursday, September 28 the stock rating was downgraded by Credit Suisse to "Hold". As per Monday, December 14, the company rating was maintained by Barclays Capital. Atlantic Securities initiated the stock with "Overweight" rating in Tuesday, November 29 report. $387,096 worth of stock was sold by Waters John F Jr. on Wednesday, January 3. The company was maintained on Wednesday, March 7 by SunTrust. The company presently has a consensus rating of "Buy" and an average target price of $435.33. The firm has "Hold" rating by SunTrust given on Monday, April 16.

Investors sentiment increased to 1.32 in 2017 Q4. Its down 0.06, from 1.21 in 2017Q3. The insider IPPOLITO PETER J. sold $306,945. 115 funds opened positions while 83 raised stakes. Gamco Invsts Incorporated Et Al holds 0% or 10,000 shares. Donald Smith & Company Inc sold 194,512 shares as Korea Electric Power Corp (KEP)'s stock declined 19.08%. (NYSE:MTZ). Torch Wealth Ltd Liability Co owns 4,680 shares for 0.14% of their portfolio. Hbk Sorce Advisory Limited Liability accumulated 0.08% or 1,646 shares. 138,552 were reported by Wells Fargo & Com Mn. It also upped Celestica (NYSE:CLS) stake by 706,521 shares and now owns 3.44 million shares. Millennium Management Limited Liability Corporation has invested 0.01% in MasTec, Inc. York Capital Mgmt Advsr Ltd Liability Co invested in 0.54% or 1.77 million shares.

Epoch Investment Partners Inc increased Legacy Tex Finl Group Inc stake by 114,975 shares to 420,969 valued at $17.77 million in 2017Q4. Pnc Fincl Services Group, a Pennsylvania-based fund reported 206,062 shares. 316.82 million shares or 2.20% less from 323.95 million shares in 2017Q3 were reported. Citadel Advisors Ltd Co holds 0% or 691 shares in its portfolio.

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