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Sherwin-Williams: Housing Market Driving Good Total Return And Increasing Income For 42 Years

Apr. 04, 2021 7:45 PM ETThe Sherwin-Williams Company (SHW)11 Comments
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  • Sherwin-Williams has increased its dividend for 42 years (a dividend aristocrat) with a present 0.9% below average yield and has a 5-year dividend CAGR growth rate of 14%.
  • Sherwin-Williams' total return over-performed the Dow average for my 64-month test period by 75.89%, which is great.
  • Sherwin-Williams' three-year forward CAGR of 8% is above average and will give you good growth with the increasing need for housing upgrade products as the economy and population grow.
  • Sherwin-Williams is extremely well-diversified in the home, and industrial products sector, with revenues and earnings increasing by adding bolt-on companies.

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Sherwin-Williams (NYSE:SHW) is a buy for the total return investor and is providing an increasing dividend for 42 years. Sherwin-Williams is one of the largest home and industrial product companies in the

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BSEE The Cooper Union, school of engineering 1966. Engineering manager Harris corp. 23 years Software development, Grumman Corp 10 years as project manager.26 years managing my own IRA accounts, in retirement now with a CAGR of 10.98%

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