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Sherwin-Williams Co Q3 Income Advances

Sherwin-Williams Co (SHW) announced earnings for its third quarter that increased from the same period last year.

The company's profit came in at $354.03 million, or $3.72 per share. This compares with $316.61 million, or $3.33 per share, in last year's third quarter.

Analysts had expected the company to earn $5.74 per share, according to figures compiled by Thomson Reuters. Analysts' estimates typically exclude special items.

The company's revenue for the quarter rose 4.9% to $4.73 billion from $4.51 billion last year.

Sherwin-Williams Co earnings at a glance:

-Earnings (Q3): $354.03 Mln. vs. $316.61 Mln. last year.
-EPS (Q3): $3.72 vs. $3.33 last year.
-Analysts Estimate: $5.74
-Revenue (Q3): $4.73 Bln vs. $4.51 Bln last year.

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