Shares of Sherwin-Williams Co.
inched 0.79% higher to $292.22 Thursday, on what proved to be an all-around great trading session for the stock market, with the S&P 500 Index
rising 1.71% to 4,438.26 and the Dow Jones Industrial Average
rising 1.56% to 34,912.56. Sherwin-Williams Co. closed $18.21 short of its 52-week high ($310.43), which the company reached on September 3rd.
The stock underperformed when compared to some of its competitors Thursday, as Home Depot Inc.
rose 1.71% to $344.05, PPG Industries Inc.
rose 2.72% to $158.88, and Masco Corp.
rose 3.08% to $58.56. Trading volume (1.1 M) eclipsed its 50-day average volume of 1.0 M.