PPG Industries, Inc. (
) will begin trading ex-dividend on May 08, 2014. A cash dividend
payment of $0.67 per share is scheduled to be paid on June 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 prior quarter. At the current stock price
of $195.47, the dividend yield is 1.37%.
The previous trading day's last sale of PPG was $195.47,
representing a -3.04% decrease from the 52 week high of $201.59 and
a 35.2% increase over the 52 week low of $144.58.
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 $14.66. Zacks Investment Research reports PPG's
forecasted earnings growth in 2014 as 14.58%, compared to an
industry average of 8.9%.
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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 (
The top-performing ETF of this group is XLB with an increase of
6.59% over the last 100 days. It also has the highest percent
weighting of PPG at 4.65%.