The Sherwin-Williams Company (NYSE:SHW) FAST Graphs YouTube Subscriber Request Series:


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Sherwin-Williams (SHW) is a terrific company with all the growth and consistency characteristics that I prefer.  Historically the company has grown at double-digit above-average rates.  However, since coming out of the Great Recession the company’s earnings growth rate has accelerated significantly.  Consequently, Sherwin-Williams has been trading at uncharacteristically higher valuations than normal since 2013.  On […]

What Will Happen To the Stock Market When Interest Rates Rise? Part 1


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Introduction Interest rates have been in a freefall for the better part of the past two decades.  Moreover, the yield on the 10-year US Treasury, which is the flagship interest rate benchmark, has mostly been below 2% since the beginning of 2012.  The 10-year Treasury note did reach 3% by the end of 2013 but […]

Beware the Financial Destruction of Overvaluation


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Introduction After such an extended bull run it’s only logical to assume that many stocks are trading at frothy valuations.  On the other hand, it’s also important to keep in mind that it is a market of stocks and not a stock market.  Nevertheless, the truth is that many stocks are now significantly overvalued based […]

Dividends Don’t Drive Total Return They Contribute To It: Part 1


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Dividends Don’t Drive Total Return They Contribute To It: Part 1 Introduction I believe there is a critical piece of investment wisdom that all investors in common stocks should possess.  Every common stock investor should have a clear understanding of where and how long-term common stock returns are generated or come from.  When an investor […]

How Can You Avoid Value Traps In this Market?


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Introduction When the stock market turns bad, like it has been recently, investors find it extremely difficult to remain positive.  As a result, people tend to be more cynical during bad times than they would normally be during better times.  When this happens, it becomes all too easy to paint every stock in the stock […]

Sherwin-Williams Co Paints A Picture Of Overvaluation


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Sherwin-Williams Co (SHW) reports earnings tomorrow July 19, 2012.  The Board of Directors have already declared a regular $.39 per share dividend.  Analysts are expecting Sherwin-Williams Co to have a strong year.  However, a quick glance at the earnings and price correlated F.A.S.T. Graphs™ on Sherwin-Williams Co (see below) paints a striking picture of overvaluation […]

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