CLEVELAND, Feb. 19, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- The Board of Directors of The Sherwin-Williams Company (NYSE: SHW) today announced a regular quarterly dividend of $1.34 per common share, an increase of 18.6% over the $1.13 paid in the same quarter in 2019, payable on March 13, 2020, to shareholders of record on March 2, 2020.  This increase follows 41 consecutive years of dividend increases.

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Investor Relations Contacts:

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

Eric Swanson
Vice President, Investor Relations
Sherwin-Williams
Direct: 216.566.2766
eric.r.swanson@sherwin.com  

Media Contact:

Julie Young
Vice President, Global Corporate Communications
Sherwin-Williams
Direct:  216.515.8849
corporatemedia@sherwin.com 
                                                                             

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