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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 0.36% today. In the last week its performance is 1.74%, and -6.49% for the past quarter. Currently, PPG Industries, Inc., PPG has a target price of 124.11, so today’s gain of 0.36% is a significant step towards its target price. The GAP today is therefore 0.16%.

PPG Industries, Inc. (NYSE:PPG), has a market cap of 27782.46, and is based in USA. Insider ownership is at 0.40%, and institutional ownership is 74.30%.

At the current price of 104.52, it has a dividend yield of 1.53%, and its target price is 124.11. This is with a profit margin of 9.30%, and total debt/equity of 0.83. PPG Industries, Inc. (NYSE:PPG) has a P/E of 19.88, as well as a forward P/E of 14.93.

With a current EPS of 5.26, and a forecasted EPS growth for next year at 11.12%,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 10.27%.

Performance for the year is -8.52%. Since its IPO date on 04/06/1983, the total performance to date is 6.57%.

Volume today for PPG Industries, Inc. (NYSE:PPG), is 1334274, while its average volume is 1385.37. Whilst the total gain today was 0.36%, it did have a day high of -8.50%.

Volatility for this week has been at 2.05%, and 1.73% for the month. The 52-week low for PPG Industries, Inc., PPG has been 27.43%, while the 52-week-high has reached -10.34%.

Looking at its return of investments, which is 15.80%, and its return on assets is 8.20%. PPG Industries, Inc. (NYSE:PPG) has an operating margin of 12.90%. With a sales growth of 0.30% quarter over quarter. Bearing in mind that PPG Industries, Inc., PPG is in the sector Basic Materials, its long-term debt/equity is 0.82, and has a current ratio of 1.5 and 1.1 for quick ratio.

So what is the value of PPG Industries, Inc.? Well its PEG is 1.94, and the P/S is 1.81, along with a P/B of 5.42. Meanwhile it has a p/cash of 26.97.

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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