Sherwin-Williams Declares Dividend of $0.84 per Common Share

CLEVELAND, OHIO, February 17, 2016 – The Board of Directors of The Sherwin-Williams Company (NYSE: SHW) today announced a regular quarterly dividend of $0.84 per common share, an increase of 25% over the $0.67 paid in the same quarter in 2015, payable on March 11, 2016, to shareholders of record on February 29, 2016.  This increase follows 37 consecutive years of dividend increases.

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Jim Jaye, Senior Vice President - Investor Relations & Corporate Communications, Sherwin-Williams Direct: 216.515.8682, james.r.jaye@sherwin.com

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