The largest coatings manufacturer in the United States and third-largest worldwide As a global leader in the development, manufacture and sale of paint, coatings and related products, Sherwin-Williams has an extensive retail presence throughout the Americas, and growing service capabilities in Europe and Asia/Pacific. The Paint Stores Group has 4,086 company-operated specialty paint stores in the United States, Canada and the Caribbean. More than 90 percent of the U.S. population lives within a 50-mile radius of a Sherwin-Williams store. The Consumer Group manages a highly efficient global supply chain consisting of 66 manufacturing plants and 37 distribution centers. The Global Finishes Group sells to a growing customer base in nearly 100 countries around the world and has 296 company-operated automotive, protective, marine and product flnishes branches. The Latin America Coatings Group operates 291 stores primarily located in Argentina, Brazil, Chile, Colombia, Ecuador, Mexico, Peru and Uruguay, and sells through more than 500 dedicated dealer outlets.
Sherwin-Williams Paint Stores are the exclusive outlets for Sherwin-Williams® branded paints, stains, supplies, equipment and floor covering in the U.S., Canada and the Caribbean.
Our Latin America Coatings Group manufactures and sells a wide range of architectural paints, industrial coatings and related products throughout Latin America.
Our Consumer Group sells one of the industry’s strongest portfolios of branded and private-label products through retailers across North America and in parts of Europe and Latin America, and also operates a highly effective global supply chain for paint, coatings and related products.
The Global Finishes Group manufactures and sells a wide range of OEM product finishes, protective and marine coatings, and automotive finishes to a growing customer base in nearly 100 countries.
|Net Sales (Thousands)||$11,339,304||$11,129,533||$10,185,532|
|Net Income (Thousands)||$1,053,849||$865,887||$752,561|
|Per common share:|
|Net Income - Diluted||$11.16||$8.78||$7.26|
|Net Income - Basic||$11.38||$8.95||$7.41|
|Average common shares outstanding (thousands)||92,197||$96,190||100,898|
|Return on sales||9.3%||7.8%||7.4%|
|Return on assets||18.2%||15.2%||11.8%|
|Return on beginning shareholders' equity||105.8%||48.8%||42.0%|
|Total debt to capitalization||69.3%||64.4%||49.2%|
|Cost of goods sold||5,780||5,965||5,596||5,328||5,021|
|Selling, general and administrative expenses||3,914||3,823||3,468||3,260||2,961|
|Impairments and dissolution||4||5|
|Income before income taxes||1,549||1,258||1,086||907||742|
|Per Common Share Information|
|Average shares outstanding (thousands)||92,197||96,190||100,898||101,715||103,471|
|Net income - Diluted||11.16||8.78||7.26||6.02||4.14|
|Net income - Basic||11.38||8.95||7.41||6.15||4.22|