PPG Industries, Inc. (PPG) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for August 08, 2013


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PPG Industries, Inc. ( PPG ) 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 1.51%.

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 ( VAL ) and RPM International Inc. ( RPM ). 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 dates, visit the PPG Dividend History page.

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 ( XLB )
  • iShares Dow Jones U.S. Basic Materials Index ( IYM )
  • Vanguard Materials ETF ( VAW )
  • PowerShares Dynamic Basic Materials ( PYZ )
  • iShares Dow Jones Select Dividend Index Fund ( DVY ).

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%.

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