Sherwin-Williams (SHW)

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260.07 +2.96  +1.15% NYSE Dec 19, 8:00PM BATS Real time Currency in USD

Sherwin-Williams Total Return Price:

260.07 for Dec. 19, 2014

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Dec. 19, 2014 260.07
Dec. 18, 2014 257.11
Dec. 17, 2014 252.33
Dec. 16, 2014 245.66
Dec. 15, 2014 246.62
Dec. 12, 2014 247.24
Dec. 11, 2014 254.21
Dec. 10, 2014 246.80
Dec. 9, 2014 249.58
Dec. 8, 2014 249.50
Dec. 5, 2014 246.87
Dec. 4, 2014 247.71
Dec. 3, 2014 246.45
Dec. 2, 2014 244.55
Dec. 1, 2014 243.07
Nov. 28, 2014 244.86
Nov. 26, 2014 240.60
Nov. 25, 2014 239.82
Nov. 24, 2014 242.03
Nov. 21, 2014 242.05
Nov. 20, 2014 242.24
Nov. 19, 2014 240.85
Nov. 18, 2014 241.32
Nov. 17, 2014 239.31
Nov. 14, 2014 239.65
   
Nov. 13, 2014 239.63
Nov. 12, 2014 238.10
Nov. 11, 2014 237.07
Nov. 10, 2014 236.17
Nov. 7, 2014 235.49
Nov. 6, 2014 232.68
Nov. 5, 2014 229.86
Nov. 4, 2014 227.74
Nov. 3, 2014 228.75
Oct. 31, 2014 229.03
Oct. 30, 2014 224.64
Oct. 29, 2014 221.34
Oct. 28, 2014 223.48
Oct. 27, 2014 225.16
Oct. 24, 2014 228.38
Oct. 23, 2014 225.29
Oct. 22, 2014 225.40
Oct. 21, 2014 226.44
Oct. 20, 2014 219.29
Oct. 17, 2014 216.51
Oct. 16, 2014 211.10
Oct. 15, 2014 210.03
Oct. 14, 2014 205.29
Oct. 13, 2014 203.61
Oct. 10, 2014 212.65

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About Total Return Price

Total return price is a theoretical price that helps investors look at their returns over time, accounting for both price appreciation and dividends received rather than price alone. It is the best way to calculate the actual returns on a stock over a period of time.

YCharts' total return price assumes that all dividends were reinvested and that no taxes were collected on dividend payments. This follows Center for Research in Security Prices (CRSP) methodology.

When calculating the return on an investment, an investor should look both at the changes in the value of the stock price as well as the gains from dividend payments. For example, if you buy a stock for $10, its price appreciates to $15 and it pays a $1 dividend, and you sell it, you have made $5 from the change in price and $1 from dividends. This $6 increase is your total gain, and your total return is 60%.

The total return price helps you to look backward to determine an equivalent price that you would have paid to get the same returns from a stock that paid no dividends (also adjusted for splits). Let's look at the previous example again.

Assumptions:
Price paid (1/1/01): $10.00
Closing price (12/30/01): $15.00
Dividend Paid (12/31/01): $1.00
Closing Price (12/31/01): $15.00

Your total returns for the year: $6.00 or 60%

Calculating Total Return Price:

12/31/01:
Actual Price: $15.00
Total Return Price: $15.00
The most recent total return price is always equal to the current price.

12/30/01:
Actual Price: $15.00
Total Return Price: $14.00 = $15.00 x (1-$1/$15.00)
The $1 dividend was 1/15 of the value of the stock, so if you could have received the dividend immediately after buying the stock on 12/30/01, you could have paid $14 for the stock and had a stock worth $15 because of the dividend that was paid.

1/1/01:
Actual Price: $10.00
Total Return Price: $9.33 = $10 x (1-$1/$15.00)
This is exactly like the previous problem. We received 1/15th of the stock's value on 12/30/01, so looking back we need to remove this value from the historical total returns price.
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SHW Total Return Price Benchmarks

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SHW Total Return Price Range, Past 5 Years

Minimum 53.95 Jan 22 2010
Maximum 260.07 Dec 19 2014
Average 129.61

SHW Total Return Price Excel Add-In Codes

  • Metric Code: total_return_price
  • Latest data point: =YCP("SHW", "total_return_price")
  • Last 5 data points: =YCS("SHW", "total_return_price", -4)

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