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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 27813.81. It is in the Specialty Chemicals industry and sector Basic Materials, with a current P/E of 19.18, a forward P/E of 15.2 and EPS of 5.41. At a stock price of 104.03 (0.32%) it has a dividend yield of 1.54%.

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 9.98% and more long-term 9.33% 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 -2.88%. For the last month performance for PPG Industries, Inc. is -0.79%. While the last quarter is -4.96% and half year, 12.29%. Finally for the year, performance is -2.48%.

The 52-week high for PPG Industries, Inc., is at -10.76%, and for the 52-week low it comes to a value of 26.83%. The 20-day simple moving average is -2.63% and 0.70% for the 200-day simple moving average.

Volatility for the week is at 1.33%, and for the month it is 1.40%. PPG Industries, Inc., has a target price of 123.67.

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 0.40%, with instituitional ownership at 75.10%. PPG Industries, Inc. has a payout ratio of 27.20%. With the total shares outstanding coming to 268.24. The shares float is 265.2, with the float short at 1.41%, with short ratio coming to 2.5.

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 123.67, 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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