Sherwin-Williams Co Q4 adjusted earnings Miss Estimates

Sherwin-Williams Co (SHW) revealed a profit for its fourth quarter that increased from the same period last year.

The company's profit totaled $248.6 million, or $2.66 per share. This compares with $101.0 million, or $1.07 per share, in last year's fourth quarter.

Analysts had expected the company to earn $4.39 per share, according to figures compiled by Thomson Reuters. Analysts' estimates typically exclude special items.

The company's revenue for the quarter rose 1.2% to $4.11 billion from $4.06 billion last year.

Sherwin-Williams Co earnings at a glance:

-EPS (Q4): $4.27 vs. $3.54 last year.
-Analysts Estimate: $4.39
-Revenue (Q4): $4.11 Bln vs. $4.06 Bln last year.

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