Sherwin-Williams Boosts Dividend 7%

Begins 34th Consecutive Year of Increasing Dividends

Feb 15, 2012, 11:50 ET from Sherwin-Williams Company

CLEVELAND, Feb. 15, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- The Board of Directors of The Sherwin-Williams Company (NYSE: SHW) today announced an increase in their quarterly dividend from $0.365 per common share to $0.39 per common share, payable on March 9, 2012, to shareholders of record on February 24, 2012.  This increase follows 33 consecutive years of dividend increases.

Investor Relations Contact:
Bob Wells
Senior Vice President, Corporate Communications and Public Affairs
Sherwin-Williams
Direct:  216.566.2244
rjwells@sherwin.com

Media Contact:
Mike Conway
Director, Corporate Communications
Sherwin-Williams
Direct:  216.515.4393
Pager:  216.422.3751
mike.conway@sherwin.com

 

SOURCE Sherwin-Williams Company