PPG Industries, Inc. (NYSE: PPG) is a large market cap stock with a market cap of 28425.6. It is in the Specialty Chemicals industry and sector Basic Materials, with a current P/E of 19.56, a forward P/E of 15.52 and EPS of 5.41. At a stock price of 105.75 (-0.94%) it has a dividend yield of 1.51%.
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 0.97%. For the last month performance for PPG Industries, Inc. is 0.64%. While the last quarter is -2.25% and half year, 10.38%. Finally for the year, performance is 12.76%.
The 52-week high for PPG Industries, Inc., is at -8.93%, and for the 52-week low it comes to a value of 29.43%. The 20-day simple moving average is 0.35% and 2.50% for the 200-day simple moving average.
Volatility for the week is at 1.32%, and for the month it is 1.14%. 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 0.30%, with instituitional ownership at 74.40%. PPG Industries, Inc. has a payout ratio of 27.20%. With the total shares outstanding coming to 268.8. The shares float is 265.21, with the float short at 1.16%, with short ratio coming to 2.05.
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?
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