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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 1.00% today. In the last week its performance is 1.22%, and -0.62% for the past quarter. Currently, PPG Industries, Inc., PPG has a target price of 123.11, so today’s gain of 1.00% is a significant step towards its target price. The GAP today is therefore 0.72%.

PPG Industries, Inc. (NYSE:PPG), has a market cap of 28601.09, and is based in USA. Insider ownership is at 0.38%, and institutional ownership is 74.40%.

At the current price of 107.04, it has a dividend yield of 1.49%, 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 19.8, as well as a forward P/E of 15.71.

With a current EPS of 5.41, and a forecasted EPS growth for next year at 10.14%,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 15.60%. Since its IPO date on 4/6/1983, the total performance to date is 9.56%.

Volume today for PPG Industries, Inc. (NYSE:PPG), is 661500, while its average volume is 1498.89. Whilst the total gain today was 1.00%, it did have a day high of -3.42%.

Volatility for this week has been at 1.25%, and 1.13% for the month. The 52-week low for PPG Industries, Inc., PPG has been 31.01%, while the 52-week-high has reached -7.82%.

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 2.23, and the P/S is 1.87, along with a P/B of 5.35. Meanwhile it has a p/cash of 17.14.

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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