PPG Industries, Inc. (
) will begin trading ex-dividend on February 19, 2014. A cash
dividend payment of $0.61 per share is scheduled to be paid on
March 12, 2014. Shareholders who purchased PPG stock prior to the
ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This
marks the 4th quarter that PPG has paid the same dividend.
The previous trading day's last sale of PPG was $188.9,
representing a -1.73% decrease from the 52 week high of $192.23 and
a 47.35% increase over the 52 week low of $128.20.
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. Zacks Investment Research reports PPG's
forecasted earnings growth in 2014 as 16.72%, compared to an
industry average of 6.6%.
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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
9.03% over the last 100 days. It also has the highest percent
weighting of PPG at 4.65%.