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- The The Sherwin-Williams Company financial analysis covers the income statement and ratio trend-charts with balance sheets and cash flows presented on an annual and quarterly basis. The report outlines the main financial ratios pertaining to profitability, margin analysis, asset turnover, credit ratios, and company’s long-term solvency. This sort of company's information will assist and strengthen your company’s decision-making processes.
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About The Sherwin-Williams Company
The Sherwin-Williams Company engages in the development, manufacture, distribution and sale of paint, coatings and related products to professional, industrial, commercial and retail customers primarily in North and South America. The company also has additional operations in the Caribbean region, Europe, and Asia.
The company has three segments: Paint Stores Group, Consumer Group and Global Finishes Group.
Paint Stores Group
The Paint Stores Group consisted of 3,354 company-operated specialty paint stores in the United States, Canada, Puerto Rico, Virgin Islands, Trinidad and Tobago, St. Maarten and Jamaica as of December 31, 2009. The Paint Stores Group markets and sells Sherwin-Williams branded architectural paint and coatings, industrial, and marine products, original equipment manufacturer (OEM) product finishes and related items. These products are produced by manufacturing facilities in the Consumer and Global Finishes Groups. In addition, each store sells selected purchased associated products. During 2009, this segment opened 8 net new stores, consisting of 53 new stores opened (44 in the United States, 7 in Canada, 1 in Jamaica and 1 in St. Maarten), and 45 stores closed (in the United States).
The Consumer Group develops, manufactures, and distributes various paint, coatings and related products to third party customers primarily in the United States and Canada and the Paint Stores Group. The products distributed through third party customers are intended for resale to the ultimate end-user of the product.
Global Finishes Group
The Global Finishes Group develops, licenses, manufactures, distributes, and sells various architectural paint and coatings, industrial and marine products, automotive finishes, and refinish products, OEM coatings, and related products in North and South America, Europe, and Asia. Sherwin-Williams and other controlled brand products are distributed through the Paint Stores Group and this segments 539 company-operated branches and by a direct sales staff and outside sales representatives to retailers, dealers, jobbers, licensees, and other third party distributors. During 2009, this segment opened 18 new branches (8 in the United States, 1 in Canada, 6 in South America and 3 in India), and closed 20 (1 in South America, 15 in the United States and 4 in Mexico) for a net reduction of 2 branches. As of December 31, 2009, the Global Finishes Group consisted of operations in the United States, subsidiaries in 14 foreign countries, 4 foreign joint ventures and income from licensing agreements in 16 foreign countries.
The Sherwin-Williams Company was founded in 1866.
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1. THE SHERWIN-WILLIAMS COMPANY COMPANY PROFILE
1.1. Key facts
1.2. Financial Performance
1.3. Key Executives
1.4. Ownership and Major Holders
1.5. Company History
2. THE SHERWIN-WILLIAMS COMPANY BUSINESS OVERVIEW
2.1. Business Description
2.2. Major Products and Services
2.3. Markets and Sales Activities
2.4. Locations, Subsidiaries, Operating Units
3. THE SHERWIN-WILLIAMS COMPANY SWOT ANALYSIS
4. THE SHERWIN-WILLIAMS COMPANY FINANCIAL ANALYSIS
4.1. Financial Statements
4.1.1. Income Statement
4.1.2. Balance Sheet
4.1.3. Cash Flow
4.2. Financial Ratios
4.2.2. Margin Analysis
4.2.3. Asset Turnover
4.2.4. Credit Ratios
4.2.5. Long-Term Solvency
4.2.6. Growth Over Prior Year
4.2.7. Financial Ratios Charts
4.3. Stock Market Snapshot
5. THE SHERWIN-WILLIAMS COMPANY COMPETITORS AND INDUSTRY ANALYSIS
5.1. The Sherwin-Williams Company Direct Competitors
5.2. Comparison of The Sherwin-Williams Company and Direct Competitors Financial Ratios
5.3. Comparison of The Sherwin-Williams Company and Direct Competitors Stock Charts
5.4. The Sherwin-Williams Company Industry Analysis
5.4.1. Chemicals Industry Snapshot
5.4.2. The Sherwin-Williams Company Industry Position Analysis
6. THE SHERWIN-WILLIAMS COMPANY NEWS & EVENTS
6.1. News & PR Activity Analysis
6.2. IR Corporate News
6.3. Marketing News
6.4. Corporate Events
7. THE SHERWIN-WILLIAMS COMPANY EXPERTS REVIEW1
7.1. Experts Opinion
7.2. Experts Estimates
8. THE SHERWIN-WILLIAMS COMPANY ENHANCED SWOT ANALYSIS2
9. UNITED STATES PESTEL ANALYSIS2
9.1. Political Factors
9.2. Economic Factors
9.3. Social Factors
9.4. Technological Factors
9.5. Environmental Factors
9.6. Legal Factors
10. THE SHERWIN-WILLIAMS COMPANY IFE, EFE, IE MATRICES2
10.1. Internal Factor Evaluation Matrix
10.2. External Factor Evaluation Matrix
10.3. Internal External Matrix
11. THE SHERWIN-WILLIAMS COMPANY PORTER FIVE FORCES ANALYSIS2
12. THE SHERWIN-WILLIAMS COMPANY VRIO ANALYSIS2
APPENDIX: RATIO DEFINITIONS
LIST OF TABLES
The Sherwin-Williams Company Key Facts
Income Statement Key Figures
Balance Sheet Key Figures
Cash Flow Statement Key Figures
Financial Performance Abbreviation Guide
The Sherwin-Williams Company Key Executives
Key Executives Biographies1
Key Executives Compensations1
The Sherwin-Williams Company Major Shareholders
The Sherwin-Williams Company History
The Sherwin-Williams Company Products
Revenues by Segment
Revenues by Region
The Sherwin-Williams Company Offices and Representations
The Sherwin-Williams Company SWOT Analysis
Yearly Income Statement Including Trends
Income Statement Latest 4 Quarters Including Trends
Yearly Balance Sheet Including Trends
Balance Sheet Latest 4 Quarters Including Trends
Yearly Cash Flow Including Trends
Cash Flow Latest 4 Quarters Including Trends
The Sherwin-Williams Company Profitability Ratios
Margin Analysis Ratios
Asset Turnover Ratios
Long-Term Solvency Ratios
Financial Ratios Growth Over Prior Year
The Sherwin-Williams Company Capital Market Snapshot
The Sherwin-Williams Company Direct Competitors Key Facts
Direct Competitors Profitability Ratios
Direct Competitors Margin Analysis Ratios
Direct Competitors Asset Turnover Ratios
Direct Competitors Credit Ratios
Direct Competitors Long-Term Solvency Ratios
Chemicals Industry Statistics
The Sherwin-Williams Company Industry Position
Company vs. Industry Income Statement Analysis
Company vs. Industry Balance Sheet Analysis
Company vs. Industry Cash Flow Analysis
Company vs. Industry Ratios Comparison
The Sherwin-Williams Company Consensus Recommendations1
Analyst Recommendation Summary1
Price Target Summary1
Experts Recommendation Trends1
Revenue Estimates Analysis1
Earnings Estimates Analysis1
Revenue Estimates Trend1
Earnings Estimates Trend1
LIST OF FIGURES
The Sherwin-Williams Company Annual Revenues in Comparison with Cost of Goods Sold and Gross Profit
Profit Margin Chart
Operating Margin Chart
Return on Equity (ROE) Chart
Return on Assets (ROA) Chart
Debt to Equity Chart
Current Ratio Chart
The Sherwin-Williams Company 1-year Stock Charts
The Sherwin-Williams Company 5-year Stock Charts
The Sherwin-Williams Company vs. Main Indexes 1-year Stock Chart
The Sherwin-Williams Company vs. Direct Competitors 1-year Stock Charts
The Sherwin-Williams Company Article Density Chart
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SWOT, which stands for Strengths, Weaknesses, Opportunities and Threats, is an analytical framework that identifies the internal and external factors that are favorable and unfavorable for a company.
Enhanced SWOT Analysis
Enhanced SWOT is a 3×3 grid that arranges strengths, weaknesses, opportunities and threats into one scheme:
- How to use the strengths to take advantage of the opportunities?
- How to use the strengths to reduce likelihood and impact of the threats?
- How to overcome the weaknesses that obstruct taking advantage of the opportunities?
- How to overcome the weaknesses that can make the threats a reality?
Upon answering these questions a company can develop a project plan to improve its business performance.
PESTEL (also termed as PESTLE) is an ideal tool to strategically analyze what influence different outside factors – political, economic, sociocultural, technological, environmental and legal – exert on a business to later chart its long term targets.
Being part of the external analysis when carrying out a strategic assessment or performing a market study, PESTEL gives an overview of diverse macro-environmental factors that any company should thoughtfully consider. By perceiving these outside environments, businesses can maximally benefit from the opportunities while minimizing the threats to the organization.
Key Factors Examined by PESTEL Analysis:
- Political – What opportunities and pressures are brought by political bodies and what is the degree of public regulations’ impact on the business?
- Economic – What economic policies, trends and structures are expected to affect the organization, what is this influence’s degree?
- Sociological – What cultural and societal aspects will work upon the demand for the business’s products and operations?
- Technological – What impact do the technological aspects, innovations, incentives and barriers have on the organization?
- Environmental – What environmental and ecological facets, both locally and farther afield, are likely to predetermine the business?
- Legal – What laws and legislation will exert influence on the style the business is carried out?
IFE, EFE, IE Matrices
The Internal Factor Evaluation matrix (IFE matrix) is a strategic management tool helping audit or evaluate major weaknesses and strengths in a business’s functional areas. In addition, IFE matrix serves as a basis for identifying and assessing relationships amongst those areas. The IFE matrix is utilised in strategy formulation.
The External Factor Evaluation matrix (EFE matrix) is a tool of strategic management that is typically utilised to assess current market conditions. It is an ideal instrument for visualising and prioritising the threats and opportunities a firm is facing.
The essential difference between the above mentioned matrices lies in the type of factors incorporated in the model; whilst the latter is engaged in internal factors, the former deals exceptionally with external factors – those exposed to social, political, economic, legal, etc. external forces.
Being a continuation of the EFE matrix and IFE matrix models, the Internal External matrix (IE matrix) rests upon an investigation of external and internal business factors integrated into one suggestive model.
Porter Five Forces Analysis
The Porter’s five forces analysis studies the industry of operation and helps the company find new sources of competitive advantage. The analysis surveys an industry through five major questions:
- What composes a threat of substitute products and services?
- Is there a threat of new competitors entering the market?
- What is the intensity of competitive rivalry?
- How big is the bargaining power of buyers?
- How significant is the bargaining power of suppliers?
VRIO stands for Value, Rarity, Imitability, Organization. This analysis helps to evaluate all company’s resources and capabilities and bring them together into one aggregate table that includes:
- Tangible resources
- Intangible resources
- Innovation and Creativity
- Organizational capabilities
The result of the analysis gives a clear picture of company’s competitive and economic implications, answering the questions if the resources mentioned above are:
- Costly to imitate?
- Organized properly?