NYSE:PPG - PPG Industries Stock Price, News, & Analysis Sign in or create an account to add this stock to your watchlist. Get Started $105.43 -1.93 (-1.80 %) (As of 01/18/2019 04:00 PM ET)Previous Close$105.43Today's Range$104.36 - $107.2052-Week Range$94.37 - $121.65Volume2.25 million shsAverage Volume1.40 million shsMarket Capitalization$25.75 billionP/E Ratio18.23Dividend Yield1.79%Beta1.27 ProfileDiscussionAnalyst RatingsChartDividendEarningsFinancialsInsider TradesInstitutional OwnershipHeadlinesOptions 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 Current SymbolNYSE:PPG Previous Symbol CUSIP69350610 Webwww.ppg.com Phone412-434-3131Debt Debt-to-Equity Ratio0.99 Current Ratio1.37 Quick Ratio1.22Price-To-Earnings Trailing P/E Ratio18.23 Forward P/E Ratio16.42 P/E Growth2.16 Sales & Book Value Annual Sales$15.37 billion Price / Sales1.65 Cash Flow$7.9690 per share Price / Cash Flow13.23 Book Value$22.29 per share Price / Book4.73Profitability EPS (Most Recent Fiscal Year)$5.92 Net Income$1.59 billion Net Margins8.84% Return on Equity27.86% Return on Assets10.12%Miscellaneous Employees28,200 Outstanding Shares239,880,000Market Cap$25.75 billion OptionableOptionable 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 declared a quarterly dividend on Friday, January 18th. Investors of record on Friday, February 22nd will be paid a dividend of $0.48 per share on Tuesday, March 12th. This represents a $1.92 annualized dividend and a yield of 1.82%. The ex-dividend date is Thursday, February 21st. View PPG Industries' Dividend History. How will PPG Industries' stock buyback program work? PPG Industries announced that its board has authorized a stock buyback program 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 reacquire shares of its stock through open market purchases. Shares buyback programs are usually a sign that the company's management believes its shares are undervalued. How were PPG Industries' earnings last quarter? PPG Industries, Inc. (NYSE:PPG) issued its quarterly earnings results on Thursday, January, 17th. The specialty chemicals company reported $1.15 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, beating the consensus estimate of $1.10 by $0.05. The specialty chemicals company earned $3.65 billion during the quarter, compared to analysts' expectations of $3.65 billion. PPG Industries had a net margin of 8.84% and a return on equity of 27.86%. The firm's revenue was down 1.0% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same period in the prior year, the company earned $1.19 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, April 18th 2019. View Earnings Estimates for PPG Industries. What guidance has PPG Industries issued on next quarter's earnings? PPG Industries updated its first quarter earnings guidance on Thursday, January, 17th. The company provided earnings per share guidance of $1.18-1.23 for the period, compared to the Thomson Reuters consensus earnings per share estimate of $1.42. What price target have analysts set for PPG? 17 Wall Street analysts have issued 1-year price objectives for PPG Industries' stock. Their predictions range from $96.43 to $136.00. On average, they expect PPG Industries' stock price to reach $116.8879 in the next twelve months. This suggests a possible upside of 10.9% 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 9 hold ratings, 7 buy ratings and 1 strong buy rating for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Buy." View Analyst Ratings for PPG Industries. Has PPG Industries been receiving favorable news coverage? Media stories about PPG stock have trended somewhat positive this week, InfoTrie reports. The research group ranks the sentiment of media coverage by reviewing more than six thousand blog and news sources. The firm ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of -5 to 5, with scores closest to five being the most favorable. PPG Industries earned a coverage optimism score of 1.7 on InfoTrie's scale. They also assigned media headlines about the specialty chemicals company a news buzz of 1.0 out of 10, indicating that recent media coverage is extremely unlikely to have an effect on the company's share price in the near term. 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) Who are PPG Industries' major shareholders? PPG Industries' stock is owned by a number of of institutional and retail investors. Top institutional investors include BTIM Corp. (0.16%), Confluence Investment Management LLC (0.07%), Gulf International Bank UK Ltd (0.02%), Nisa Investment Advisors LLC (0.02%), DNB Asset Management AS (0.02%) and State of Alaska Department of Revenue (0.02%). 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 BTIM Corp., Gulf International Bank UK Ltd, Verity & Verity LLC, New England Research & Management Inc., First Midwest Bank Trust Division, TRUE Private Wealth Advisors, Louisiana State Employees Retirement System and CENTRAL TRUST Co. View Insider Buying and Selling for PPG Industries. Which institutional investors are buying PPG Industries stock? PPG stock was purchased by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Meeder Asset Management Inc., DNB Asset Management AS, Confluence Investment Management LLC, Nisa Investment Advisors LLC, Virtu Financial LLC, Hotaling Investment Management LLC, Fox Run Management L.L.C. and Kistler Tiffany Companies 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 $105.43. How big of a company is PPG Industries? PPG Industries has a market capitalization of $25.75 billion and generates $15.37 billion in revenue each year. The specialty chemicals company earns $1.59 billion in net income (profit) each year or $5.92 on an earnings per share basis. PPG Industries employs 28,200 workers across the globe. What is PPG Industries' official website? The official website for PPG Industries is http://www.ppg.com. 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: 2.7 out of 5 ( )Outperform Votes: 641 (Vote Outperform)Underperform Votes: 530 (Vote Underperform)Total Votes: 1,171MarketBeat'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. You may vote once every thirty days. This page was last updated on 1/19/2019 by MarketBeat.com StaffFeatured Article: Why are analyst ratings important in trading stocks?