SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION
Washington, D.C. 20549
Pursuant to Section 13 or 15(d) of the
Securities Exchange Act of 1934
Date of Report (Date of earliest event reported): January 25, 2011
The Sherwin-Williams Company
(Exact Name of Registrant as Specified in Charter)
(Registrants telephone number, including area code)
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Item 2.02. Results of Operations and Financial Condition.
On January 25, 2011, The Sherwin-Williams Company issued a press release announcing its financial results for the fourth quarter and year ended December 31, 2010 and certain other information. A copy of this press release is furnished with this Report as Exhibit 99 and is incorporated herein by reference.
Item 9.01. Financial Statements and Exhibits.
The following Exhibit is furnished with this Report:
Pursuant to the requirements of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, the Registrant has duly caused this report to be signed on its behalf by the undersigned hereunto duly authorized.