NYSE:PPG - PPG Industries Stock Price, News, & Analysis Sign in or create an account to add this stock to your watchlist. Get Started $115.93 +0.88 (+0.76 %) (As of 09/20/2018 04:00 PM ET)Previous Close$115.62Today's Range$115.24 - $116.3652-Week Range$100.36 - $122.07Volume59,658 shsAverage Volume1.12 million shsMarket Capitalization$27.41 billionP/E Ratio19.74Dividend Yield1.70%Beta1.52 Company ProfileDiscussionAnalyst RatingsChartDividend HistoryEarnings HistoryFinancialsInsider TradesHeadlinesOptions ChainSEC FilingsSocial Media Share on FacebookShare on TwitterShare on LinkedInShare on RedditShare on StocktwitsPrint this articleShare by Email PPG Industries, Inc. manufactures and distributes paints, coatings, and specialty materials in the United States and internationally. It operates through Performance Coatings and Industrial Coatings segments. The Performance Coatings segment provides coatings products for automotive and commercial transport/fleet repair and refurbishing; light industrial and specialty coatings for signs; coatings, sealants, and transparencies for commercial, military, regional jet and general aviation aircraft, and transparent armor; protective and marine coatings and finishes; architectural coatings; and purchased sundries to painting contractors and consumers, as well as chemical management services. The Industrial Coatings segment provides adhesives and sealants for the automotive industry; metal pretreatments and related chemicals for industrial and automotive applications; packaging coatings for the protection, performance, and decoration of metal cans, closures, plastic tubes, industrial packaging, and promotional and specialty packaging; precipitated silicas for tire, battery separator, and other markets; substrates for use in radio frequency identification tags and labels, e-passports, drivers' licenses, and identification cards; organic light emitting diode materials for use in displays and lighting; optical lens materials and photochromic dyes for optical lenses and color-change products. The company was founded in 1883 and is headquartered in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. Receive PPG News and Ratings via Email Sign-up to receive the latest news and ratings for PPG and its competitors with MarketBeat's FREE daily newsletter. Industry, Sector and Symbol Stock Exchange NYSE Industry Paints & allied products Sub-IndustryDiversified Chemicals SectorBasic Materials SymbolNYSE:PPG CUSIP69350610 Webwww.ppg.com Phone412-434-3131 Debt Debt-to-Equity Ratio1.01 Current Ratio1.70 Quick Ratio1.22 Price-To-Earnings Trailing P/E Ratio19.74 Forward P/E Ratio18.70 P/E Growth2.18 Sales & Book Value Annual Sales$14.75 billion Price / Sales1.90 Cash Flow$7.9350 per share Price / Cash14.61 Book Value$22.29 per share Price / Book5.20 Profitability EPS (Most Recent Fiscal Year)$5.87 Net Income$1.59 billion Net Margins9.87% Return on Equity27.36% Return on Assets8.84% Miscellaneous Employees28,200 Outstanding Shares242,020,000Market Cap$27.41 billion PPG Industries (NYSE:PPG) Frequently Asked Questions What is PPG Industries' stock symbol? PPG Industries trades on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) under the ticker symbol "PPG." How often does PPG Industries pay dividends? What is the dividend yield for PPG Industries? PPG Industries announced a quarterly dividend on Thursday, July 19th. Stockholders of record on Friday, August 10th will be paid a dividend of $0.48 per share on Wednesday, September 12th. This represents a $1.92 dividend on an annualized basis and a dividend yield of 1.66%. The ex-dividend date is Thursday, August 9th. This is a boost from PPG Industries's previous quarterly dividend of $0.45. View PPG Industries' Dividend History. How will PPG Industries' stock buyback program work? PPG Industries declared that its board has initiated a share buyback plan on Friday, December 15th 2017, which authorizes the company to buyback $2,500,000,000.00 in outstanding shares, according to EventVestor. This buyback authorization authorizes the company to repurchase shares of its stock through open market purchases. Stock buyback plans are generally a sign that the company's leadership believes its stock is undervalued. How were PPG Industries' earnings last quarter? PPG Industries, Inc. (NYSE:PPG) released its earnings results on Thursday, July, 19th. The specialty chemicals company reported $1.90 EPS for the quarter, beating the Thomson Reuters' consensus estimate of $1.88 by $0.02. The specialty chemicals company had revenue of $4.13 billion for the quarter, compared to analysts' expectations of $4.12 billion. PPG Industries had a net margin of 9.87% and a return on equity of 27.36%. The company's revenue was up 8.5% on a year-over-year basis. During the same period in the previous year, the business earned $1.83 earnings per share. View PPG Industries' Earnings History. When is PPG Industries' next earnings date? PPG Industries is scheduled to release their next quarterly earnings announcement on Thursday, October, 18th 2018. View Earnings Estimates for PPG Industries. What price target have analysts set for PPG? 17 analysts have issued 12-month target prices for PPG Industries' stock. Their predictions range from $110.00 to $139.00. On average, they anticipate PPG Industries' share price to reach $122.2941 in the next year. This suggests a possible upside of 5.5% from the stock's current price. View Analyst Price Targets for PPG Industries. What is the consensus analysts' recommendation for PPG Industries? 17 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for PPG Industries in the last year. There are currently 11 hold ratings and 6 buy ratings for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Hold." View Analyst Ratings for PPG Industries. Who are some of PPG Industries' key competitors? Some companies that are related to PPG Industries include Akzo Nobel (AKZOY), Nippon Paint (NPCPF), RPM International (RPM), Axalta Coating Systems (AXTA) and Ferro (FOE). Who are PPG Industries' key executives? PPG Industries' management team includes the folowing people: Mr. Michael H. McGarry, Chairman & CEO (Age 60)Mr. Vincent J. Morales, Sr. VP & CFO (Age 52)Mr. Glenn E. Bost II, Sr. VP of Law, Compliance & Special Projects (Age 66)Mr. Timothy M. Knavish, Sr. VP of Industrial Coatings (Age 52)Mr. Jean-Marie Greindl, Sr. VP of Architectural Coatings & Pres of EMEA (Age 55) Has PPG Industries been receiving favorable news coverage? News headlines about PPG stock have trended somewhat positive recently, according to Accern Sentiment Analysis. The research firm ranks the sentiment of press coverage by monitoring more than 20 million news and blog sources in real-time. Accern ranks coverage of publicly-traded companies on a scale of negative one to positive one, with scores closest to one being the most favorable. PPG Industries earned a news impact score of 0.18 on Accern's scale. They also assigned news coverage about the specialty chemicals company an impact score of 46.57 out of 100, indicating that recent press coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an impact on the stock's share price in the near future. View Recent Headlines for PPG Industries. Who are PPG Industries' major shareholders? PPG Industries' stock is owned by a number of of institutional and retail investors. Top institutional investors include Massachusetts Financial Services Co. MA (9.14%), BlackRock Inc. (6.13%), Parnassus Investments CA (1.76%), Wells Fargo & Company MN (1.40%), Charles Schwab Investment Advisory Inc. (1.31%) and Bank of America Corp DE (1.26%). Company insiders that own PPG Industries stock include Glenn E Bost II, Jean-Marie Greindl and Viktoras R Sekmakas. View Institutional Ownership Trends for PPG Industries. Which institutional investors are selling PPG Industries stock? PPG stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including OppenheimerFunds Inc., Congress Asset Management Co. MA, Findlay Park Partners LLP, Tesco Pension Investment Ltd, Morgan Stanley, Bank of New York Mellon Corp, Bank of New York Mellon Corp and BlackRock Inc.. View Insider Buying and Selling for PPG Industries. Which institutional investors are buying PPG Industries stock? PPG stock was acquired by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Charles Schwab Investment Advisory Inc., Massachusetts Financial Services Co. MA, Parnassus Investments CA, Mondrian Investment Partners LTD, Bank of America Corp DE, FMR LLC, Advisors Asset Management Inc. and Confluence Investment Management LLC. View Insider Buying and Selling for PPG Industries. How do I buy shares of PPG Industries? Shares of PPG can be purchased through any online brokerage account. Popular online brokerages with access to the U.S. stock market include Vanguard Brokerage Services, TD Ameritrade, E*TRADE, Scottrade, Fidelity and Charles Schwab. What is PPG Industries' stock price today? One share of PPG stock can currently be purchased for approximately $115.93. How big of a company is PPG Industries? PPG Industries has a market capitalization of $27.41 billion and generates $14.75 billion in revenue each year. The specialty chemicals company earns $1.59 billion in net income (profit) each year or $5.87 on an earnings per share basis. PPG Industries employs 28,200 workers across the globe. How can I contact PPG Industries? PPG Industries' mailing address is ONE PPG PL 40 EAST, PITTSBURGH PA, 15272. The specialty chemicals company can be reached via phone at 412-434-3131 or via email at [email protected] MarketBeat Community Rating for PPG Industries (NYSE PPG)Community Ranking: 2.8 out of 5 ( )Outperform Votes: 581 (Vote Outperform)Underperform Votes: 473 (Vote Underperform)Total Votes: 1,054MarketBeat's community ratings are surveys of what our community members think about PPG Industries and other stocks. Vote "Outperform" if you believe PPG will outperform the S&P 500 over the long term. Vote "Underperform" if you believe PPG will underperform the S&P 500 over the long term. 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