PPG Industries, Inc. ( PPG ) will begin trading ex-dividend on May 09, 2018. A cash dividend payment of $0.45 per share is scheduled to be paid on June 12, 2018. Shareholders who purchased PPG 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. At the current stock price of $106.21, the dividend yield is 1.69%.
The previous trading day's last sale of PPG was $106.21, representing a -12.99% decrease from the 52 week high of $122.07 and a 5.73% increase over the 52 week low of $100.45.
PPG is a part of the Basic Industries sector, which includes companies such as Axalta Coating Systems Ltd. ( AXTA ) and RPM International Inc. ( RPM ). PPG's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's profitability, is $6.42. Zacks Investment Research reports PPG's forecasted earnings growth in 2018 as 8.58%, compared to an industry average of 16.8%.
Interested in gaining exposure to PPG through an Exchange Traded Fund [ETF]?
The following ETF(s) have PPG as a top-10 holding:
- John Hancock Multifactor Materials ETF ( JHMA )
- Vanguard Materials ETF ( VAW )
- Fidelity MSCI Materials Index ETF ( FMAT )
- iShares Trust ( MATF )
- Columbia Sustainable U.S. Equity Income ETF ( ESGS ).
The top-performing ETF of this group is JHMA with an decrease of -0.56% over the last 100 days. It also has the highest percent weighting of PPG at 5.34%.