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How has PPG Industries, Inc.:(NYSE:PPG) performed recently?

PPG Industries, Inc. (NYSE: PPG) is a large market cap stock with a market cap of 29248.68. It is in the Specialty Chemicals industry and sector Basic Materials, with a current P/E of 20.79, a forward P/E of 15.63 and EPS of 5.26. At a stock price of 107.92 (-1.26%) it has a dividend yield of 1.46%.

EPS growth for the last five years have been 17.20%, more recently this last year it has grown by 30.50%. The next year growth is going to be about 11.14% and more long-term 10.27% after five years. EPS growth quarter over quarter is 10.60%. Sales growth for the past five years have been 2.70% and sales growth quarter over quarter is 0.30%.

For performance, PPG Industries, Inc. the past week has seen a gain of 2.52%. For the last month performance for PPG Industries, Inc. is 2.19%. While the last quarter is -5.22% and half year, 19.83%. Finally for the year, performance is -0.82%.

The 52-week high for PPG Industries, Inc., is at -7.42%, and for the 52-week low it comes to a value of 31.58%. The 20-day simple moving average is 0.89% and 5.16% for the 200-day simple moving average.

Volatility for the week is at 1.42%, and for the month it is 1.75%. PPG Industries, Inc., has a target price of 124.11.

In terms of debt, long term debt/equity is 0.82, and for total debt/equity PPG Industries, Inc. has 0.83. The gross margin is 44.30%, while operating margin is 12.90%, the profit margin is 9.30%. The current ratio is 1.5 and the quick ratio is 1.1.

Insider ownership is at 0.40%, with instituitional ownership at 74.30%. PPG Industries, Inc. has a payout ratio of 27.20%. With the total shares outstanding coming to 267.6. The shares float is 265.67, with the float short at 1.61%, with short ratio coming to 2.98.

In terms of returns, the return on assets see PPG Industries, Inc., get 8.20%, with its returns on investment at 15.80%. Return on equity is 28.00%. So will the investors see the target price of 124.11, reached soon?

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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