mazer_rackham
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Chivas's idea: SHW out of flat base

NYSE:SHW   SHERWIN-WILLIAMS CO
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Chivas likes the low volatility and flat shallow base of SHW for his weekly pick. SHW has good rel strength, has a nice trend going, but there are a few drawbacks as I see it:

1. Lacking vol on breakout
2. Red vol comes in Thursday, 4/16.
3. Not in a good group rank. 77/197
4. Acc/Dis is D+.

I see these as enough to rule this stock out.




PERFORMANCE WITHIN GROUP ( SHW )

SHERWIN-WILLIAMS CO RANK WITHIN THE CHEMICALS-PAINTS GROUP (5 STOCKS)

Composite Rating 87 Rank within Group: 1st
100%
Best in Group

EPS Rating 88 Rank within Group: 2nd
80%

Relative Strength Rating 86 Rank within Group: 2nd
80%

SMR Rating A Rank within Group: 1st
100%
Best in Group

Acc/Dist. Rating D+ Rank within Group: 5th
1%
Composite - Group Leaders

SHW
SHERWIN-WILLIAMS CO (Added to My Stock Lists 04/15/15)

RPM
R P M INTERNATIONAL INC

PPG
P P G INDUSTRIES

VAL
VALSPAR CORP

AXTA
AXALTA COATING SYSTEMS

Composite Rating 87
GENERAL MARKET AND INDUSTRY GROUP ( SHW )

General Market
Uptrend under pressure

Industry Group
Industry Group Rank (1 to 197) 77
FUNDAMENTAL PERFORMANCE ( SHW )

Current Earnings
EPS Due Date 07/17/2015 est
EPS Rating 88
EPS % Chg (Last Qtr) 10%
Last 3 Qtrs Avg EPS Growth 22%
# Qtrs of EPS Acceleration 0
EPS Est % Chg (Current Qtr) 23%
Estimate Revisions
Last Quarter % Earnings Surprise -4.2%

Annual Earnings
3 Yr EPS Growth Rate 20%
Consecutive Yrs of Annual EPS Growth 4
EPS Est % Chg for Current Year 23%

Sales, Margin, ROE
SMR Rating A
Sales % Chg (Last Qtr) 4%
3 Yr Sales Growth Rate 8%
Annual Pre-Tax Margin 11.6%
Annual ROE 64.6%
Debt/Equity Ratio 113%
TECHNICAL PERFORMANCE ( SHW )

Price And Volume
Price $282.30
RS Rating 86
% Off 52 Week High -3%
Price vs. 50-Day Moving Average -1%
50-Day Average Volume 648,600

Supply And Demand
Market Capitalization $26.9 B
Accumulation/Distribution Rating D+
Up/Down Volume 1
% Change In Funds Owning Stock 1%
Qtrs Of Increasing Fund Ownership 5