PPG Industries, Inc. (PPG) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for November 06, 2013


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PPG Industries, Inc. ( PPG ) will begin trading ex-dividend on November 06, 2013. A cash dividend payment of $0.61 per share is scheduled to be paid on December 12, 2013. Shareholders who purchased PPG stock prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This marks the 3rd quarter that PPG has paid the same dividend. At the current stock price of $183.46, the dividend yield is 1.33%.

The previous trading day's last sale of PPG was $183.46, representing a -2.04% decrease from the 52 week high of $187.28 and a 61.2% increase over the 52 week low of $113.81.

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 $21.68. Zacks Investment Research reports PPG's forecasted earnings growth in 2013 as 3.2%, compared to an industry average of 4.9%.

For more information on the declaration, record and payment dates, visit the PPG Dividend History page. Our Dividend Calendar has the full list of stocks that have an ex-dividend today.

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 )
  • Guggenheim S&P 500 Equal Weight Materials ETF ( RTM )
  • Vanguard Materials ETF ( VAW )
  • PowerShares Dynamic Basic Materials ( PYZ ).

The top-performing ETF of this group is RTM with an increase of 13.63% over the last 100 days. XLB has the highest percent weighting of PPG at 4.77%.

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