PPG Industries, Inc. (
) will begin trading ex-dividend on August 08, 2013. A cash
dividend payment of $0.61 per share is scheduled to be paid on
September 12, 2013. Shareholders who purchased PPG stock prior to
the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment.
This represents an 3.39% increase over the same period a year ago.
At the current stock price of $161.42, the dividend yield is
The previous trading day's last sale of PPG was $161.42,
representing a -2.55% decrease from the 52 week high of $165.64 and
a 51.06% increase over the 52 week low of $106.86.
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 $22.3. Zacks Investment Research reports PPG's
forecasted earnings growth in 2013 as 1.13%, compared to an
industry average of 4.9%.
For more information on the declaration, record and payment
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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 (
- PowerShares Dynamic Basic Materials (
- iShares Dow Jones Select Dividend Index Fund (
The top-performing ETF of this group is DVY with an increase of
8.43% over the last 100 days. XLB has the highest percent weighting
of PPG at 4.65%.