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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 1.27% today. In the last week its performance is 0.09%, and -0.73% for the past quarter. Currently, PPG Industries, Inc., PPG has a target price of 123.11, so today’s gain of 1.27% is a significant step towards its target price. The GAP today is therefore 0.58%.

PPG Industries, Inc. (NYSE:PPG), has a market cap of 27617.79, and is based in USA. Insider ownership is at 0.38%, and institutional ownership is 74.40%.

At the current price of 103.36, it has a dividend yield of 1.55%, and its target price is 123.11. This is with a profit margin of 9.60%, and total debt/equity of 0.96. PPG Industries, Inc. (NYSE:PPG) has a P/E of 19.12, as well as a forward P/E of 15.16.

With a current EPS of 5.41, and a forecasted EPS growth for next year at 10.27%,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 8.87%.

Performance for the year is 16.40%. Since its IPO date on 4/6/1983, the total performance to date is 5.79%.

Volume today for PPG Industries, Inc. (NYSE:PPG), is 1682300, while its average volume is 1393.2. Whilst the total gain today was 1.27%, it did have a day high of -5.79%.

Volatility for this week has been at 1.39%, and 1.43% for the month. The 52-week low for PPG Industries, Inc., PPG has been 26.50%, while the 52-week-high has reached -10.99%.

Looking at its return of investments, which is 15.80%, and its return on assets is 8.50%. PPG Industries, Inc. (NYSE:PPG) has an operating margin of 14.30%. With a sales growth of -0.90% quarter over quarter. Bearing in mind that PPG Industries, Inc., PPG is in the sector Basic Materials, its long-term debt/equity is 0.83, and has a current ratio of 1.6 and 1.2 for quick ratio.

So what is the value of PPG Industries, Inc.? Well its PEG is 2.16, and the P/S is 1.8, along with a P/B of 5.17. Meanwhile it has a p/cash of 16.55.

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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