PPG Industries, Inc. (
) will begin trading ex-dividend on May 08, 2013. A cash dividend
payment of $0.61 per share is scheduled to be paid on June 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 prior quarter. At the current stock price
of $151.76, the dividend yield is 1.61%.
The previous trading day's last sale of PPG was $151.76,
representing a -0.54% decrease from the 52 week high of $152.58 and
a 56.88% increase over the 52 week low of $96.74.
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 $22.29. Zacks Investment Research reports PPG's
forecasted earnings growth in 2013 as -.96%, compared to an
industry average of 5.3%.
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:
- iShares Dow Jones U.S. Basic Materials Index (
- Select Sector SPDR Fund - Basic Industries (
- Guggenheim S&P 500 Equal Weight Materials ETF (
- Vanguard Mega Cap Value ETF (
- First Trust Materials AlphaDEX Fund (
The top-performing ETF of this group is MGV with an increase of
14.43% over the last 100 days. IYM has the highest percent
weighting of PPG at 4.07%.