Sherwin-Williams Increases First Quarter Dividend 10%

Feb 19, 2014, 10:09 ET from The Sherwin-Williams Company

CLEVELAND, Feb. 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Board of Directors of The Sherwin-Williams Company (NYSE: SHW) today announced an increase in its quarterly dividend from $0.50 per common share to $0.55 per common share, payable on March 14, 2014, to shareholders of record on March 3, 2014.  This increase follows 35 consecutive years of dividend increases.

Investor Relations Contact:  Bob Wells  Senior Vice President – Corporate Communications and Public Affairs  Sherwin-Williams  Direct:  216.566.2244

Media Contact:  Mike Conway  Director – Corporate Communications   Sherwin-Williams  Direct:  216.515.4393  Pager:  216.422.3751

SOURCE The Sherwin-Williams Company