SEC Form 4
FORM 4 UNITED STATES SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION
Washington, D.C. 20549

STATEMENT OF CHANGES IN BENEFICIAL OWNERSHIP

Filed pursuant to Section 16(a) of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934
or Section 30(h) of the Investment Company Act of 1940
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1. Name and Address of Reporting Person*
Wells Robert J

(Last) (First) (Middle)
101 WEST PROSPECT AVENUE

(Street)
CLEVELAND OH 44115

(City) (State) (Zip)
2. Issuer Name and Ticker or Trading Symbol
SHERWIN WILLIAMS CO [ SHW ]
5. Relationship of Reporting Person(s) to Issuer
(Check all applicable)
Director 10% Owner
X Officer (give title below) Other (specify below)
Sr VP-Corp Com & Public Affair
3. Date of Earliest Transaction (Month/Day/Year)
02/25/2014
4. If Amendment, Date of Original Filed (Month/Day/Year)
6. Individual or Joint/Group Filing (Check Applicable Line)
X Form filed by One Reporting Person
Form filed by More than One Reporting Person
Table I - Non-Derivative Securities Acquired, Disposed of, or Beneficially Owned
1. Title of Security (Instr. 3) 2. Transaction Date (Month/Day/Year) 2A. Deemed Execution Date, if any (Month/Day/Year) 3. Transaction Code (Instr. 8) 4. Securities Acquired (A) or Disposed Of (D) (Instr. 3, 4 and 5) 5. Amount of Securities Beneficially Owned Following Reported Transaction(s) (Instr. 3 and 4) 6. Ownership Form: Direct (D) or Indirect (I) (Instr. 4) 7. Nature of Indirect Beneficial Ownership (Instr. 4)
Code V Amount (A) or (D) Price
Common Stock 02/25/2014 M 3,908 A $63.25 20,282 D
Common Stock 02/25/2014 S 3,208 D $197.95 (1) 17,074 D
Common Stock 02/25/2014 S 700 D $198.53 (2) 16,374 D
Common Stock 02/26/2014 M 1,576 A $63.44 17,950 D
Common Stock 02/26/2014 M 2,092 A $63.25 20,042 D
Common Stock 02/26/2014 S 3,668 D $199.15 (3) 16,374 (4) D
Common Stock 1,452.14 (5) I Stock Plan
Table II - Derivative Securities Acquired, Disposed of, or Beneficially Owned
(e.g., puts, calls, warrants, options, convertible securities)
1. Title of Derivative Security (Instr. 3) 2. Conversion or Exercise Price of Derivative Security 3. Transaction Date (Month/Day/Year) 3A. Deemed Execution Date, if any (Month/Day/Year) 4. Transaction Code (Instr. 8) 5. Number of Derivative Securities Acquired (A) or Disposed of (D) (Instr. 3, 4 and 5) 6. Date Exercisable and Expiration Date (Month/Day/Year) 7. Title and Amount of Securities Underlying Derivative Security (Instr. 3 and 4) 8. Price of Derivative Security (Instr. 5) 9. Number of derivative Securities Beneficially Owned Following Reported Transaction(s) (Instr. 4) 10. Ownership Form: Direct (D) or Indirect (I) (Instr. 4) 11. Nature of Indirect Beneficial Ownership (Instr. 4)
Code V (A) (D) Date Exercisable Expiration Date Title Amount or Number of Shares
Employee Stock Option (right to buy) $63.25 02/25/2014 M 2,327 10/15/2011 10/14/2019 Common Stock 2,327 $0 673 D
Employee Stock Option (right to buy) $63.25 02/25/2014 M 1,581 10/15/2012 10/14/2019 Common Stock 1,581 $0 1,419 D
Employee Stock Option (right to buy) $63.44 02/26/2014 M 1,576 10/19/2010 10/18/2017 Common Stock 1,576 $0 0 D
Employee Stock Option (right to buy) $63.25 02/26/2014 M 673 10/15/2011 10/14/2019 Common Stock 673 $0 0 D
Employee Stock Option (right to buy) $63.25 02/26/2014 M 1,419 10/15/2012 10/14/2019 Common Stock 1,419 $0 0 D
Explanation of Responses:
1. The price reported in Column 4 is a weighted average price. These shares were sold in multiple transactions at prices ranging from $197.50 to $198.44 inclusive. The Reporting Person undertakes to provide to The Sherwin-Williams Company, any security holder of The Sherwin-Williams Company, or the staff of the Securities and Exchange Commission, upon request, full information regarding the number of shares sold at each separate price within the range set forth in this footnote to this Form 4.
2. The price reported in Column 4 is a weighted average price. These shares were sold in multiple transactions at prices ranging from $198.51 to $198.57 inclusive. The Reporting Person undertakes to provide to The Sherwin-Williams Company, any security holder of The Sherwin-Williams Company, or the staff of the Securities and Exchange Commission, upon request, full information regarding the number of shares sold at each separate price within the range set forth in this footnote to this Form 4.
3. The price reported in Column 4 is a weighted average price. These shares were sold in multiple transactions at prices ranging from $199.11 to $199.18 inclusive. The Reporting Person undertakes to provide to The Sherwin-Williams Company, any security holder of The Sherwin-Williams Company, or the staff of the Securities and Exchange Commission, upon request, full information regarding the number of shares sold at each separate price within the range set forth in this footnote to this Form 4.
4. Of shares listed, 5,950 are restricted.
5. Represents the number of shares of common stock attributable to the reporting person's participation in The Sherwin-Williams Company Employee Stock Purchase and Savings Plan per the trustee's 12/31/2013 statement.
Remarks:
Catherine M. Kilbane, Attorney-in-fact 02/27/2014
** Signature of Reporting Person Date
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