Sherwin-Williams earnings beat estimates

CLEVELAND — Sherwin-Williams Co. says it earned profits of $471 million in Q2. The paint manufacturer reported net income of $5.03 per share and adjusted earnings of $6.57 per share. In a Zacks survey, analysts forecast an average of $6.35 per share. Total revenues of $4.88 billion, a 2.2% increase fell short of a projected $4.92 billion. Net sales at U.S. and Canadian stores open more than twelve calendar months increased 4.3% in the quarter.