July 19, 2012 / 12:16 PM / in 5 years

Sherwin-Williams 2nd-qtr profit rises

July 19 (Reuters) - Top U.S. paints maker Sherwin-Williams Co posted higher quarterly earnings helped by higher selling prices.

Net income for the second quarter rose to $227.8 million, or $2.17 per share, up from $179.1 million, or $1.66 per share

Sales rose 9.3 percent to $2.57 billion in the quarter.

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