Higher paint sales volume from the Paint Stores Group boosted Sherwin-Williams Co.'s second-quarter performance.
Cleveland-based Sherwin-Williams Thursday morning reported net sales of $2.71 billion for the quarter ended June 30. That's up 5.5% from the same quarter last year. Net sales in the Paint Stores Group increased 8.0% to $1.61 billion.
The company's total net income for the quarter was $257.3 million, up 12.9% from the second quarter of 2013.