The Sherwin-Williams Company engages in the development, manufacture, distribution, and sale of paints, coatings, and related products to professional, industrial, commercial, and retail customers in North and South America, Europe, and Asia. It operates in three segments: Paint Stores, Consumer, and Global. The Paint Stores segment sells paint, coatings, and related products to end-use customers. This segment markets and sells Sherwin-Williams branded architectural paints and coatings, industrial and marine products, and original equipment manufacturer product finishes and related items.
Company Growth (employees)
Cleveland, US
Size (employees)
42,550 (est)
Sherwin-Williams was founded in 1866 and is headquartered in Cleveland, US

Sherwin-Williams Office Locations

Sherwin-Williams has an office in Cleveland
Cleveland, US (HQ)
101 Prospect Ave E

Sherwin-Williams Data and Metrics

Sherwin-Williams Financial Metrics

Sherwin-Williams's revenue was reported to be $11.9 b in FY, 2016 which is a 5% increase from the previous period.

Revenue (FY, 2016)

11.9 b

Revenue growth (FY, 2015 - FY, 2016), %


Gross profit (FY, 2016)

5.9 b

Gross profit margin (FY, 2016), %


Net income (FY, 2016)

1.1 b

Market capitalization (21-Jul-2017)

33.1 b

Cash (31-Dec-2016)

889.8 m


34.1 b
Sherwin-Williams's current market capitalization is $33.1 b.
USDFY, 2013FY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016


10.2 b11.1 b11.3 b11.9 b

Revenue growth, %


Cost of goods sold

5.6 b6 b5.8 b5.9 b

Gross profit

4.6 b5.2 b5.6 b5.9 b

Gross profit Margin, %


Pre tax profit

1.1 b1.3 b1.5 b1.6 b

Net Income

752.6 m865.9 m1.1 b1.1 b
USDFY, 2013FY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016


744.9 m40.7 m205.7 m889.8 m

Current Assets

3.2 b2.6 b2.7 b3.6 b


1.2 b1.2 b1.1 b1.1 b

Total Assets

6.4 b5.7 b5.8 b6.8 b

Accounts Payable

998.5 m1 b1.2 b1 b

Total Debt

1.7 b1.8 b2 b2 b

Current Liabilities

2.5 b2.7 b2.1 b2.8 b

Additional Paid-in Capital

1.8 b2.1 b2.3 b2.5 b

Retained Earnings

1.8 b2.4 b3.2 b4 b

Total Equity

1.8 b996.5 m867.9 m1.9 b

Debt to Equity Ratio

1 x1.8 x2.3 x1 x

Debt to Assets Ratio

0.3 x0.3 x0.3 x0.3 x

Financial Leverage

3.6 x5.7 x6.7 x3.6 x
USDFY, 2013FY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016

Net Income

752.6 m865.9 m1.1 b1.1 b

Accounts Payable

34.7 m78.6 m160.1 m(118.9 m)

Cash From Operating Activities

1.1 b1.1 b1.4 b1.3 b

Capital Expenditures

(166.7 m)(200.5 m)(234.3 m)(239 m)

Cash From Investing Activities

(3.3 b)(310.1 m)(288.6 m)(303.8 m)

Long-term Borrowings

(10.9 m)(500.7 m)(1.1 m)

Cash From Financing Activities

(853.3 m)(1.5 b)(980.4 m)(307.4 m)

Free Cash Flow

1.3 b1.3 b1.7 b1.5 b
USDY, 2016


26.1 x


22.1 x


284.8 k


1 x


0.3 x

Financial Leverage

3.6 x

Sherwin-Williams Market Value History

Sherwin-Williams Median Salaries

Source: 326 public H-1B filings from Sherwin-Williams

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