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Peter Lynch Guru Analysis for PPG Industries, Inc.

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Assessments & Analysis Based on January 28, 2015 close price: $221.74

  for the P/E/Growth Investor based on the criteria of Peter Lynch. Return to PPG Guru Analysis

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Detailed Analysis

Guru Score: 0%


Determine the Classification:

PPG is considered a "True Stalwart", according to this methodology, as its earnings growth of 19.73% lies within a moderate 10%-19% range and its annual sales of $15,360 million are greater than the multi billion dollar level.This methodology looks for the "Stalwart" securities to gain 30%-50% in value over a two year period if they can be purchased at an attractive price based on the P/E to Growth ratio. PPG is attractive if PPG can hold its own during a recession.


Inventory To Sales: [PASS]

When inventories increase faster than sales, it is a red flag. However an increase of up to 5% is considered bearable if all other ratios appear attractive. Inventory to sales for PPG was 11.83% last year, while for this year it is 11.88%. Since inventory to sales has not changed appreciably, PPG passes this test.


Yield adjusted P/E to Growth (PEG) ratio: [FAIL]

The Yield-adjusted P/E/G ratio for PPG (1.35), Based on the average of the 3, 4 and 5 year historical EPS growth rates, is unacceptable for a "Stalwart". This criteria is the most important one in the methodology and a failure of it will automatically result in a 0% score for the overall analysis.


EARNINGS PER SHARE: [PASS]

The EPS for a stalwart company must be positive. PPG's EPS ($7.85) would satisfy this criterion.


Total Debt/Equity Ratio: [PASS]

This methodology would consider the Debt/Equity ratio for PPG (67.88%) to be mediocre. If the Debt/Equity ratio is this high, the other ratios and financial statistics for PPG should be good enough to compensate.

 
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