Sherwin-Williams Company (The) (SHW) : The short interest in Sherwin-Williams Company (The) (SHW) has changed with an increase of 332,538 shares and the open interest is 31.7%. From 1,048,823 short positions on Jul 29, 2016, the shorts increased to 1,381,361 shares by August 15, 2016. There are 3 more days left for the expiry and the daily trading volume of the stock is 511,022 shares. The total interest of shorts is 1.7% of the shares available to the public. The short interest information was released on Wednesday Aug 24th after the market close.
Sherwin-Williams Company (The) (NYSE:SHW): The stock opened at $289.79 on Wednesday but the bulls could not build on the opening and the stock topped out at $290.52 for the day. The stock traded down to $286.25 during the day, due to lack of any buying support eventually closed down at $286.81 with a loss of -1.48% for the day. The stock had closed at $291.13 on the previous day. The total traded volume was 477,613 shares.
In a related news, The Securities and Exchange Commission has divulged that Baxter Joel D., officer (Pres. & GM, Glob. Supply Chain) of Sherwin Williams Co, had unloaded 3,853 shares at an average price of $300.16 in a transaction dated on August 5, 2016. The total value of the transaction was worth $1,156,516.
The Sherwin-Williams Company is engaged in the development, manufacture, distribution and sale of paint, coatings and related products. The Companys segments include Paint Stores Group, Consumer Group, Global Finishes Group and Latin America Coatings Group. The Paint Stores Group markets and sells architectural paint and coatings, protective and marine products, original equipment manufacturer (OEM) product finishes and related items. The Consumer Group develops, manufactures and distributes a range of paint, coatings and related products to third party customers. The Global Finishes Group develops, licenses, manufactures, distributes and sells a range of protective and marine products, automotive finishes and refinished products, and OEM product finishes, among others. The Latin America Coatings Group develops, licenses, manufactures, distributes and sells a range of architectural paint and coatings, protective and marine products, and OEM product finishes, among others.