May 12, 2015

Sherwin-Williams is kicking off National Painting Week this May 11 through May 16, citing hard data that homeowners are picking up the paint rollers in droves this time of year.

April 16, 2015

With a new branding effort still rolling out Lowe’s stores, Cleveland-based Sherwin-Williams reported reported net sales of $2.45 billion, up 3.5%, in the first quarter ended March 31.

February 4, 2015

Better color selection is at the top of home improvement players' minds.

January 25, 2015

Pulled from the Sherwin-Williams Buoyant palette, Coral Reef is “influenced by our botanical fixation and optimistic outlook for the future,” the company said.

December 16, 2014

After announcing new partnerships with HGTV and Lowe’s, as well as three consecutive quarters of record growth, Sherwin-Williams is celebrating another milestone.

December 15, 2014

Sherwin-Williams released its full-year guidance for the fiscal year, but its estimates fell below those of Wall Street expectations, causing shares to fall shortly following the news.

The company also pointed out that the guidance takes into account ongoing costs related to its acquisition of Comex, as well as the new HGTV paint partnership with Lowe's. 

The paint giant placed 2014 sales at a 9% year-over-year growth rate -- or $11.1 billion.

December 11, 2014

The coating competition will heat up in March as Lowe’s rolls out HGTV HOME by Sherwin-Williams.

The HGTV HOME by Sherwin-Williams product line will feature what both companies describe as “a new and improved interior and exterior paint program.” The line will be available at both Sherwin-Williams' company stores and Lowe's stores nationwide, as well as exclusive line extensions available at Lowe's. 

December 2, 2014

Sherwin-Williams has announced its partnership with the National Council of La Raza and six of its U.S. affiliates.

The organizations, which were selected by the NCLR, will each receive a $1,000 Sherwin-Williams gift card to go toward freshening up their look. These include youth centers, public art murals, housing units, senior living facilities and various other spaces in Hispanic communities.

November 18, 2014

For Sherwin-Williams, 2015 is looking decidedly peachy.

The paint company has crowned Coral Reef (SW 6606) as its 2015 Color of the Year -- in its words, an "uplifting, vivacious hue" that's "perfectly suited to celebrate a mid-decade year that's poised for revitalization." 

November 3, 2014

The final piece of the puzzle has fallen into place for PPG Industries in its acquisition of Mexican architectural and industrial coatings company Consorcio Comex, S.A. de C.V. ("Comex").

Mexico's Federal Economic Competition Commission has approved the deal following PPG's June 30 announcement that it had agreed to take on the company for $2.3 billion.

October 13, 2014

Monday went to the bears, hitting Armstrong (AWI), Eagle Materials (EXP), Fastenal (FAST), LP (LPX), Masco (MAS) and Sherwin-Williams (SHW) the hardest.

July 17, 2014

Sherwin-Williams reported a 12.1% sales increase and a corresponding boost in income for the second quarter.

The company took in net sales of $3.04 billion over the three months ended June 30, up from $2.71 billion in the second quarter of 2013.

The increase was largely buoyed by a 17.2% increase in net sales for the Paint Stores Group, due in large part to higher architectural paint sales volume.

This translated to a 13.3% boost in net income: $291.45 million in 2014, compared with $257.29 million in 2013.

June 30, 2014

PPG Industries has picked up where Sherwin-Williams left off.

The Pittsburgh-based paint and coatings giant PPG agreed to acquire Consorcio Comex, an architectural and industrial coatings company with headquarters in Mexico City, Mexico.

The transaction is valued at $2.3 billion.

May 15, 2014

Mexican paint company Consorcio Comex is reportedly suing Sherwin-Williams over the botched deal it terminated last month, alleging that the company had not demonstrated a sufficient effort to follow through on the terms of the deal.

April 7, 2014

Very few stocks managed to get ahead on Friday; Boise Cascade (BCC), Sherwin-Williams (SHW) and WD-40 Company (WDFC) all took hits of 3% or more. 

April 7, 2014

To kick off National Painting Week, Sherwin-Williams is releasing the findings of its National Home Design and Color Survey, which found that painting tops the list of planned home improvement projects for U.S. homeowners.

The vast majority of those surveyed -- 70% -- plan to undertake some kind of house-related project in the next six months, according to Sherwin-Williams.

Of those planning projects, 42% plan to paint, 39% intend to landscape and 30% are simply thinking about redecorating.

April 4, 2014

A long, drawn-out acquisition affair is over, and not with a happy ending for its parties.

After months of regulatory delays, Sherwin-Williams has terminated its bid for Comex Mexico, effective immediately.

Initially dated Sept. 16, 2013, the amended and restated stock purchase agreement was officially terminated by Sherwin-Williams after it sent a notice to the sellers on April 3. The agreement had stipulated that either party may terminate the deal in the event that the closing of the acquisition did not occur on or prior to March 31, 2014.

March 12, 2014

Sherwin-Williams is launching an online Spanish-language platform,, focusing on Hispanic homeowners, contractors and designers. Sherwin-Williams will feature tips, how-to articles and color information from leading Hispanic bloggers and Sherwin-Williams color experts.

The new site, integrated with Sherwin-Williams Facebook and Twitter accounts, will connect Latino paint and color professionals, homeowners and designers with Spanish-language content.

March 3, 2014

For the first time in its trading history, Sherwin-Williams (SHW) broke $200 per share on Friday.

January 30, 2014

Sherwin-Williams (SHW) was down 2.84% on Thursday following the release of its Q4 earnings report, which demonstrated strong growth but fell below expectations.

January 22, 2014

Sherwin-Williams (SHW) got a nice boost of 2.01% on Tuesday, which equates to roughly $4 per share.

January 8, 2014

Shares of Sherwin-Williams (SHW) were up approximately $5.00 on Tuesday, registering a 2.69% uptick.

November 7, 2013

In addition to its title as the "Official Paint of NASCAR' -- a multi-year partnership that the company signed this past May -- Sherwin-Williams will also become the 'Official Automotive Paint of NASCAR' effective Jan. 1.

The company said that it was "leveraging its recent designation for architectural paint and the power of NASCAR's intellectual property to activate at its more than 3,500 stores nationwide and ignite the passion of its customers -- many of whom are fiercely brand-loyal fans of the sport."

October 31, 2013

Sears (SHLD) was down 5.51% after yesterday’s 11.75% bump. Meanwhile, Sherwin-Williams (SHW) was down 3.07% following the news that its appeal to the FCC of Mexico was again denied.