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Shares of Sherwin-Williams Has Risen Above Previous 52-Week High

By Nick Russo

Shares of Sherwin-Williams (NYSE:SHW) traded today at $348.37, breaking its 52-week high. This new high was reached on below average trading volume as 79,000 shares traded hands, while the average 30-day volume is approximately 792,000 shares.

Based on a current price of $347.85, Sherwin-Williams is currently 6.6% above its average consensus analyst price target of $324.92. The stock should find initial support at its 50-day moving average (MA) of $286.76 and further support at its 200-day MA of $264.72.

The Sherwin-Williams Company manufactures, distributes, and sells paints, coatings, and related products. The Company's products are sold to professional, industrial, commercial, and retail customers primarily in North and South America. Sherwin Williams also has additional operations in the Caribbean region, Europe and Asia.

Sherwin-Williams share prices have moved between a 52-week high of $348.37 and a 52-week low of $218.27 and are now trading 59% above that low price at $347.85 per share. Over the last five market days, the 200-day moving average (MA) has gone up 0.2% while the 50-day MA has advanced 0.9%.

SmarTrend recommended that subscribers consider buying shares of Sherwin-Williams on November 10th, 2016 as our proprietary SmarTrend analytics indicated a new Uptrend was in progress when shares hit $263.63. Since that recommendation, shares of Sherwin-Williams have risen 31.2%. We continue to monitor SHW for any potential shift so investors can protect gains and will alert SmarTrend subscribers immediately.

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Ticker(s): SHW