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November 3, 2014

The final piece of the puzzle has fallen into place for PPG Industries in its acquisition of Mexican architectural and industrial coatings company Consorcio Comex, S.A. de C.V. ("Comex").

Mexico's Federal Economic Competition Commission has approved the deal following PPG's June 30 announcement that it had agreed to take on the company for $2.3 billion.

October 13, 2014

Monday went to the bears, hitting Armstrong (AWI), Eagle Materials (EXP), Fastenal (FAST), LP (LPX), Masco (MAS) and Sherwin-Williams (SHW) the hardest.

July 17, 2014

Sherwin-Williams reported a 12.1% sales increase and a corresponding boost in income for the second quarter.

The company took in net sales of $3.04 billion over the three months ended June 30, up from $2.71 billion in the second quarter of 2013.

The increase was largely buoyed by a 17.2% increase in net sales for the Paint Stores Group, due in large part to higher architectural paint sales volume.

This translated to a 13.3% boost in net income: $291.45 million in 2014, compared with $257.29 million in 2013.

June 30, 2014

PPG Industries has picked up where Sherwin-Williams left off.

The Pittsburgh-based paint and coatings giant PPG agreed to acquire Consorcio Comex, an architectural and industrial coatings company with headquarters in Mexico City, Mexico.

The transaction is valued at $2.3 billion.

May 15, 2014

Mexican paint company Consorcio Comex is reportedly suing Sherwin-Williams over the botched deal it terminated last month, alleging that the company had not demonstrated a sufficient effort to follow through on the terms of the deal.

April 7, 2014

Very few stocks managed to get ahead on Friday; Boise Cascade (BCC), Sherwin-Williams (SHW) and WD-40 Company (WDFC) all took hits of 3% or more. 

April 7, 2014

To kick off National Painting Week, Sherwin-Williams is releasing the findings of its National Home Design and Color Survey, which found that painting tops the list of planned home improvement projects for U.S. homeowners.

The vast majority of those surveyed -- 70% -- plan to undertake some kind of house-related project in the next six months, according to Sherwin-Williams.

Of those planning projects, 42% plan to paint, 39% intend to landscape and 30% are simply thinking about redecorating.

April 4, 2014

A long, drawn-out acquisition affair is over, and not with a happy ending for its parties.

After months of regulatory delays, Sherwin-Williams has terminated its bid for Comex Mexico, effective immediately.

Initially dated Sept. 16, 2013, the amended and restated stock purchase agreement was officially terminated by Sherwin-Williams after it sent a notice to the sellers on April 3. The agreement had stipulated that either party may terminate the deal in the event that the closing of the acquisition did not occur on or prior to March 31, 2014.

March 12, 2014

Sherwin-Williams is launching an online Spanish-language platform,, focusing on Hispanic homeowners, contractors and designers. Sherwin-Williams will feature tips, how-to articles and color information from leading Hispanic bloggers and Sherwin-Williams color experts.

The new site, integrated with Sherwin-Williams Facebook and Twitter accounts, will connect Latino paint and color professionals, homeowners and designers with Spanish-language content.

March 3, 2014

For the first time in its trading history, Sherwin-Williams (SHW) broke $200 per share on Friday.

January 30, 2014

Sherwin-Williams (SHW) was down 2.84% on Thursday following the release of its Q4 earnings report, which demonstrated strong growth but fell below expectations.

January 22, 2014

Sherwin-Williams (SHW) got a nice boost of 2.01% on Tuesday, which equates to roughly $4 per share.

January 8, 2014

Shares of Sherwin-Williams (SHW) were up approximately $5.00 on Tuesday, registering a 2.69% uptick.

November 7, 2013

In addition to its title as the "Official Paint of NASCAR' -- a multi-year partnership that the company signed this past May -- Sherwin-Williams will also become the 'Official Automotive Paint of NASCAR' effective Jan. 1.

The company said that it was "leveraging its recent designation for architectural paint and the power of NASCAR's intellectual property to activate at its more than 3,500 stores nationwide and ignite the passion of its customers -- many of whom are fiercely brand-loyal fans of the sport."

October 31, 2013

Sears (SHLD) was down 5.51% after yesterday’s 11.75% bump. Meanwhile, Sherwin-Williams (SHW) was down 3.07% following the news that its appeal to the FCC of Mexico was again denied.


October 30, 2013

Mexican regulators turned down Sherwin-Williams in its appeal over the purchase of paint company Consorcio Comex, which it had purchased in September but failed to secure the necessary regulatory approval from the Federal Competition Commission of Mexico.

September 17, 2013

Stocks held fairly steady on Monday, with Sherwin-Williams reigning at $177.50 a share, up the most from Friday at 2.58%.

July 30, 2013

Once upon a time, paint (in residential use) had a simple task to do: be colorful. Sure, it protected wall and trim from moisture and decay and reduced maintenance costs, but its mission was largely decorative.

July 22, 2013

Things were looking up at Friday's close, including for Sherwin-Williams, posting a +2.93% gain after a steep decline.

July 19, 2013

On the heels of an announcement that its recent acquisition of a Mexican paint dealer was not approved by the Mexican FCC, Sherwin-Williams did a sudden nose dive of -8.32 percentage points Thursday amid an otherwise bullish market.

July 18, 2013

A 3-2 vote by the Federal Competition Commission of Mexico put a hold on Sherwin-Williams' acquisition of Consorcio Comex.

The Mexican regulatory body said the acquisition announced Nov. 12 was not authorized by the commission.

In a statement released Thursday morning, Cleveland-based Sherwin-Williams said: “The company is reviewing the rationale for the commission’s decision and expects to respond to the commission’s concerns in the near future.” 

June 19, 2013

No matter how you slice them, the numbers of the HCN Top 300 Industry Scoreboard reflect the rising housing market, increased spending on the home and an easy comparison with the previous year's performance.

Of the leading 300 home channel retailers, 277 show positive sales in the most recently completed finished fiscal year, and 12 show declines. Eleven others are listed as flat.

May 13, 2013

NASCAR and Sherwin-Williams announced a multi-year partnership designating the nation's largest specialty retailer of paint and painting supplies as the "Official Paint of NASCAR." 

In the release announcing the deal, Sherwin-Williams said many of its customers "are fiercely brand-loyal fans of the sport."

May 6, 2013

Consumer confidence improves in April, and so does unemployment -- but only slightly. Sherwin-Williams continues to lead the stocks on the Home Channel Stock Roundup.

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