Sherwin-Williams Declares Dividend of $0.39 per Common Share

CLEVELAND, April 18, 2012 – The Board of Directors of The Sherwin-Williams Company (NYSE: SHW) today announced a regular quarterly dividend of $0.39 per common share, payable on June 1, 2012, to shareholders of record on May 18, 2012. 

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Bob Wells, Senior Vice President, Corporate Communications and Public Affairs, Sherwin-Williams Direct: 216.566.2244, rjwells@sherwin.com

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