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July 16, 2014

The board of directors at the Sherwin-Williams Company elected Matthew Thornton III as its newest member.

Effective July 16, Thornton will join the board as its tenth director, as well as a member of its audit committee.

January 30, 2014

The Sherwin-Williams Company posted strong results for its full-year 2013 and fourth quarter ended Dec. 31, with sales and income well above year-ago figures. However, results still came in below earlier forecasts, which caused shares to drop on Thursday.

Net sales for the three-month period were $2.46 billion, compared to $2.22 billion in the previous year's quarter. For the full year, they came in at $10.2 billion, up 6.8%.

January 31, 2013

Brisk business in the company's Paint Stores Group pushed sales up 7.3% in the company's fourth quarter

Cleveland-based paint giant Sherwin-Williams described a strong performance in 2012 and posted record sales of $9.53 billion for 2012, an increase of 8.8%.

For the fourth quarter, sales increased 7.3% to $2.22 billion, primarily due to higher paint sales volume in the Paint Stores Group and selling price increases.

Net sales in the Paint Stores Group increased 13.2% to $5.41 billion in the year and increased 9.8% to $1.25 billion in the quarter. 

April 23, 2012

Sherwin-Williams Co. reported net sales of $2.14 billion for its first fiscal quarter, a 15.1% rise over net sales in the same quarter of 2011. The increase was attributed primarily to higher paint sales volume and selling price increases. 

October 16, 2008

CEO Christopher Connor said the downturn in the housing market has “severely depressed” demand for...

March 25, 2008

Still, the company said results from its global group will be higher than expected....

January 13, 2008

At the close of 2007, it was almost hard to see through the blizzard of...

January 13, 2008

At the close of 2007, it was almost hard to see through the blizzard of...

July 18, 2007

Strong earnings were led by the company’s paint stores and global group....