SEC Form 3
FORM 3 UNITED STATES SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION
Washington, D.C. 20549

INITIAL STATEMENT OF BENEFICIAL OWNERSHIP OF SECURITIES

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*
Binns Justin T

(Last) (First) (Middle)
101 W. PROSPECT AVENUE

(Street)
CLEVELAND OH 44115

(City) (State) (Zip)
2. Date of Event Requiring Statement (Month/Day/Year)
11/08/2020
3. Issuer Name and Ticker or Trading Symbol
SHERWIN WILLIAMS CO [ SHW ]
4. Relationship of Reporting Person(s) to Issuer
(Check all applicable)
Director 10% Owner
X Officer (give title below) Other (specify below)
President, Perf Coatings Grp
5. 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 Beneficially Owned
1. Title of Security (Instr. 4) 2. Amount of Securities Beneficially Owned (Instr. 4) 3. Ownership Form: Direct (D) or Indirect (I) (Instr. 5) 4. Nature of Indirect Beneficial Ownership (Instr. 5)
Common Stock 1,550 D
Common Stock 1,768.76(1) I Stock Plan
Table II - Derivative Securities Beneficially Owned
(e.g., puts, calls, warrants, options, convertible securities)
1. Title of Derivative Security (Instr. 4) 2. Date Exercisable and Expiration Date (Month/Day/Year) 3. Title and Amount of Securities Underlying Derivative Security (Instr. 4) 4. Conversion or Exercise Price of Derivative Security 5. Ownership Form: Direct (D) or Indirect (I) (Instr. 5) 6. Nature of Indirect Beneficial Ownership (Instr. 5)
Date Exercisable Expiration Date Title Amount or Number of Shares
Phantom Stock Units (2) (2) Common Stock 126.99 0.00 D
Employee Stock Option (Right to Buy) 07/15/2017 07/14/2024 Common Stock 283 203.21 D
Employee Stock Option (Right to Buy) 10/22/2015 10/21/2024 Common Stock 18 227.73 D
Employee Stock Option (Right to Buy) 10/22/2016 10/21/2024 Common Stock 17 227.73 D
Employee Stock Option (Right to Buy) 10/22/2017 10/21/2024 Common Stock 203 227.73 D
Employee Stock Option (Right to Buy) 10/16/2018 10/15/2025 Common Stock 203 239.55 D
Employee Stock Option (Right to Buy) 10/18/2017 10/17/2026 Common Stock 1,500 270.12 D
Employee Stock Option (Right to Buy) 10/18/2018 10/17/2026 Common Stock 1,500 270.12 D
Employee Stock Option (Right to Buy) 10/18/2019 10/17/2026 Common Stock 1,500 270.12 D
Employee Stock Option (Right to Buy) 10/18/2018 10/17/2027 Common Stock 1,234 383.92 D
Employee Stock Option (Right to Buy) 10/18/2019 10/17/2027 Common Stock 1,233 383.92 D
Employee Stock Option (Right to Buy) 10/18/2020 10/17/2027 Common Stock 1,233 383.92 D
Employee Stock Option (Right to Buy) 10/17/2019 10/16/2028 Common Stock 900 410.54 D
Employee Stock Option (Right to Buy) 10/17/2020 10/16/2028 Common Stock 900 410.54 D
Employee Stock Option (Right to Buy) 10/17/2021 10/16/2028 Common Stock 900 410.54 D
Employee Stock Option (Right to Buy) 10/16/2020 10/15/2029 Common Stock 800 560.54 D
Employee Stock Option (Right to Buy) 10/16/2021 10/15/2029 Common Stock 800 560.54 D
Employee Stock Option (Right to Buy) 10/16/2022 10/15/2029 Common Stock 800 560.54 D
Employee Stock Option (Right to Buy) 10/20/2021 10/19/2030 Common Stock 567 681.13 D
Employee Stock Option (Right to Buy) 10/20/2022 10/19/2030 Common Stock 567 681.13 D
Employee Stock Option (Right to Buy) 10/20/2023 10/19/2030 Common Stock 566 681.13 D
Explanation of Responses:
1. 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 11/9/2020 statement.
2. Represents the number of phantom stock units that were acquired by the reporting person (in exempt transactions) under The Sherwin-Williams Company Deferred Compensation Savings and Pension Equalization Plan. Each phantom stock unit is the economic equivalent of one share of common stock. The phantom stock units become payable in cash generally upon the reporting person's retirement or other termination of service. The phantom stock units have dividend equivalent rights.
Remarks:
Exhibit 24, Power of Attorney, is attached.
Stephen J. Perisutti, Attorney-in-fact 11/18/2020
** Signature of Reporting Person Date
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