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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 -0.94% today. In the last week its performance is 0.97%, and -2.25% for the past quarter. Currently, PPG Industries, Inc., PPG has a target price of 123.11, so today’s gain of -0.94% is a significant step towards its target price. The GAP today is therefore 0.21%.

PPG Industries, Inc. (NYSE:PPG), has a market cap of 28425.6, and is based in USA. Insider ownership is at 0.30%, and institutional ownership is 74.40%.

At the current price of 105.75, it has a dividend yield of 1.51%, 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 19.56, as well as a forward P/E of 15.52.

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 12.76%. Since its IPO date on 4/6/1983, the total performance to date is 8.24%.

Volume today for PPG Industries, Inc. (NYSE:PPG), is 929699, while its average volume is 1502.48. Whilst the total gain today was -0.94%, it did have a day high of -4.59%.

Volatility for this week has been at 1.32%, and 1.14% for the month. The 52-week low for PPG Industries, Inc., PPG has been 29.43%, while the 52-week-high has reached -8.93%.

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 2.21, and the P/S is 1.86, along with a P/B of 5.28. Meanwhile it has a p/cash of 17.03.

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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