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

Key People/Management at Sherwin-Williams

John Morikis

John Morikis

Chairman, President and Chief Executive Officer
Allen Mistysyn

Allen Mistysyn

Senior Vice President - Finance and Chief Financial Officer
Jane Cronin

Jane Cronin

Senior Vice President - Corporate Controller and Assistant Secretary
Mary Garceau

Mary Garceau

Senior Vice President, General Counsel and Secretary
Thomas Gilligan

Thomas Gilligan

Senior Vice President - Human Resources
Sean Hennessy

Sean Hennessy

Senior Vice President - Corporate Planning, Development and Administration
Robert Wells

Robert Wells

Senior Vice President - Corporate Communications and Public Affairs
Jeffrey Miklich

Jeffrey Miklich

Vice President and Treasurer
Lawrence Boron

Lawrence Boron

Vice President - Taxes and Assistant Secretary
John Hullibarger

John Hullibarger

Vice President - Corporate Audit and Loss Prevention
Bryan Young

Bryan Young

Vice President - Corporate Strategy & Development

Sherwin-Williams Office Locations

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

Sherwin-Williams Financials

Sherwin-Williams's revenue was reported to be $11.9 b in FY, 2016

Revenue (Q3, 2017)

4.5 b

Gross profit (Q3, 2017)

1.9 b

Gross profit margin (Q3, 2017), %


Net income (Q3, 2017)

316.6 m

Market capitalization (16-Feb-2018)

38.3 b

Cash (30-Sep-2017)

207.9 m


49 b
Sherwin-Williams's current market capitalization is $38.3 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
USDQ3, 2013Q1, 2014Q2, 2014Q3, 2014Q1, 2015Q2, 2015Q3, 2015Q1, 2016Q2, 2016Q3, 2016Q1, 2017Q2, 2017Q3, 2017


2.8 b2.4 b3 b3.2 b2.5 b3.1 b3.2 b2.6 b3.2 b3.3 b2.8 b3.7 b4.5 b

Cost of goods sold

1.6 b1.3 b1.6 b1.7 b1.3 b1.6 b1.6 b1.3 b1.6 b1.6 b1.4 b2 b2.6 b

Gross profit

1.3 b1.1 b1.4 b1.5 b1.1 b1.5 b1.6 b1.3 b1.6 b1.6 b1.3 b1.7 b1.9 b

Gross profit Margin, %

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
USDQ2, 2015Q3, 2015Q1, 2016Q2, 2016Q3, 2016Q1, 2017Q2, 2017Q3, 2017


75.1 m91 m70.5 m402.7 m702.6 m1 b210 m207.9 m

Current Assets

3 b2.9 b2.9 b3.5 b3.7 b3.9 b4.9 b4.7 b


1.2 b1.1 b1.1 b1.1 b1.1 b1.1 b7.2 b6.9 b

Total Assets

6.1 b6.1 b6 b6.7 b6.9 b7 b20.7 b20.8 b
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)
USDY, 2017


105.9 k

Financial Leverage

7.6 x
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Sherwin-Williams Market Value History

Sherwin-Williams Median Salaries

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

Sherwin-Williams's Web-traffic and Trends

Sherwin-Williams Online and Social Media Presence

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