Sherwin-Williams Declares Dividend of $0.67 per Common Share; Board Approves 10 Million Share Stock Repurchase Authorization

CLEVELAND, OHIO, October 21, 2015 – The Board of Directors of The Sherwin-Williams Company (NYSE: SHW) today announced a regular quarterly dividend of $0.67 per common share, payable on December 4, 2015, to shareholders of record on November 13, 2015. 

In addition, the Board of Directors authorized the Company to purchase an additional 10 million shares of the Company's common stock for treasury.  The purchases will be made from time to time for general corporate purposes.

Investor Relations Contact

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

Media Contact

Mike Conway, Director, Corporate Communications, Sherwin-Williams Direct: 216.515.4393 Pager: 216.422.3751, mike.conway@sherwin.com