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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 28144.72. It is in the Specialty Chemicals industry and sector Basic Materials, with a current P/E of 18.73, a forward P/E of 14.86 and EPS of 5.41. At a stock price of 101.24 (0.56%) it has a dividend yield of 1.58%.

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 10.14% and more long-term 8.87% after five years. EPS growth quarter over quarter is 12.10%. Sales growth for the past five years have been 2.70% and sales growth quarter over quarter is -0.90%.

For performance, PPG Industries, Inc. the past week has seen a gain of -3.86%. For the last month performance for PPG Industries, Inc. is -2.33%. While the last quarter is -4.98% and half year, -6.76%. Finally for the year, performance is 8.09%.

The 52-week high for PPG Industries, Inc., is at -12.82%, and for the 52-week low it comes to a value of 23.91%. The 20-day simple moving average is -3.99% and -2.05% for the 200-day simple moving average.

Volatility for the week is at 2.07%, and for the month it is 1.44%. PPG Industries, Inc., has a target price of 123.11.

In terms of debt, long term debt/equity is 0.83, and for total debt/equity PPG Industries, Inc. has 0.96. The gross margin is 44.80%, while operating margin is 14.30%, the profit margin is 9.60%. The current ratio is 1.6 and the quick ratio is 1.2.

Insider ownership is at 0.38%, with instituitional ownership at 74.40%. PPG Industries, Inc. has a payout ratio of 27.20%. With the total shares outstanding coming to 278. The shares float is 265.21, with the float short at 1.16%, with short ratio coming to 2.06.

In terms of returns, the return on assets see PPG Industries, Inc., get 8.50%, with its returns on investment at 15.80%. Return on equity is 28.40%. So will the investors see the target price of 123.11, 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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