PPG Industries, Inc. (
) will begin trading ex-dividend on August 07, 2014. A cash
dividend payment of $0.67 per share is scheduled to be paid on
September 12, 2014. Shareholders who purchased PPG stock prior to
the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment.
This represents an 9.84% increase over the same period a year ago.
At the current stock price of $198.21, the dividend yield is
The previous trading day's last sale of PPG was $198.21,
representing a -6.95% decrease from the 52 week high of $213.01 and
a 27.66% increase over the 52 week low of $155.27.
PPG is a part of the Basic Industries sector, which includes
companies such as Valspar Corporation (
) and RPM International Inc. (
). PPG's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's
profitability, is $15.06. Zacks Investment Research reports PPG's
forecasted earnings growth in 2014 as 15.57%, compared to an
industry average of 4.4%.
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Interested in gaining exposure to PPG through an Exchange
Traded Fund [ETF]?
The following ETF(s) have PPG as a top-10 holding:
- Select Sector SPDR Fund - Basic Industries (
- iShares Dow Jones U.S. Basic Materials Index (
- Vanguard Materials ETF (
- ProShares Ultra Basic Materials (
The top-performing ETF of this group is UYM with an increase of
9.02% over the last 100 days. XLB has the highest percent weighting
of PPG at 4.64%.