PPG Industries, Inc. (
) will begin trading ex-dividend on February 20, 2013. A cash
dividend payment of $0.59 per share is scheduled to be paid on
March 12, 2013. 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 $139,
representing a -6.07% decrease from the 52 week high of $147.99 and
a 55.57% increase over the 52 week low of $89.35.
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 $6.06. Zacks Investment Research reports PPG's
forecasted earnings growth in 2013 as -1.42%, compared to an
industry average of 2%.
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 (
- Guggenheim S&P 500 Equal Weight Materials ETF (
- Vanguard Materials ETF (
- PowerShares Dynamic Basic Materials (
The top-performing ETF of this group is RTM with an increase of
12.09% over the last 100 days. XLB has the highest percent
weighting of PPG at 4.55%.