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Today’s Top Gainers in the Market PPG Industries, Inc. (NYSE:PPG) from Basic Materials

Today’s top gainers include the company PPG Industries, Inc. (NYSE:PPG) which is in the industry Specialty Chemicals, gaining -0.77% today. In the last week its performance is 5.44%, and -4.78% for the past quarter. Currently, PPG Industries, Inc., PPG has a target price of 124.11, so today’s gain of -0.77% is a significant step towards its target price. The GAP today is therefore 0.31%.

PPG Industries, Inc. (NYSE:PPG), has a market cap of 29069.39, and is based in USA. Insider ownership is at 0.40%, and institutional ownership is 74.30%.

At the current price of 108.63, it has a dividend yield of 1.47%, and its target price is 124.11. This is with a profit margin of 9.30%, and total debt/equity of 0.83. PPG Industries, Inc. (NYSE:PPG) has a P/E of 20.66, as well as a forward P/E of 15.51.

With a current EPS of 5.26, and a forecasted EPS growth for next year at 11.12%,PPG Industries, Inc. (NYSE:PPG) has had a EPS growth for the past five years at 17.20%. For the next five years EPS growth is projected to be 10.27%.

Performance for the year is -5.79%. Since its IPO date on 4/6/1983, the total performance to date is 10.76%.

Volume today for PPG Industries, Inc. (NYSE:PPG), is 1359100, while its average volume is 1442.13. Whilst the total gain today was -0.77%, it did have a day high of -2.36%.

Volatility for this week has been at 1.63%, and 1.79% for the month. The 52-week low for PPG Industries, Inc., PPG has been 32.44%, while the 52-week-high has reached -6.82%.

Looking at its return of investments, which is 15.80%, and its return on assets is 8.20%. PPG Industries, Inc. (NYSE:PPG) has an operating margin of 12.90%. With a sales growth of 0.30% quarter over quarter. Bearing in mind that PPG Industries, Inc., PPG is in the sector Basic Materials, its long-term debt/equity is 0.82, and has a current ratio of 1.5 and 1.1 for quick ratio.

So what is the value of PPG Industries, Inc.? Well its PEG is 2.01, and the P/S is 1.9, along with a P/B of 5.63. Meanwhile it has a p/cash of 28.22.

Disclaimer: Remember there is a risk to your investment, this is not a recommendation, nor personal advice, never invest more than you are able too loose.

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