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PPG Industries (PPG) Company Profile

Updated Sep 15, 2020
PPG Industries has the following business profile:
Company's Full Name:PPG Industries
Short Name:PPG Industries
Trading Ticker Symbol:PPG
Primary Exchange:NYSE
Headquarter City/Country:Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
Primary Industry Sector:Basic Industries
Seconday Sub-sector:Paints and Coatings
Main Business Areas/Categories: Basic Industries, Paints and Coatings, Basic Materials, Specialty Chemicals, Dividend Aristocrats, S&P 500, , Wilshire 5000
Dividend Payments:Dividend History
ETFs Holding:List of ETFs holding PPG Industries stock

Market and Trading Information for PPG Industries

The following details were available for trading and market data about the stock of PPG Industries as of writing:
Current Share Price:$129.92
Previous Year's Closing Price:$133.49
Percentage Price Change (YTD):-2.67%
Market Cap:$30.66 billion
52-week Price Range:$69.77 - $134.36
Dividend Per Share:$2.04
EPS (TTM):4.23
Price-Earnings (Trailing):30.74
Price-Earnings (Forward):20.82

Company Profile and Business Description for PPG Industries

PPG Industries, Inc., incorporated on August 24, 1883, manufactures and distributes a range of coatings and specialty materials. The Company has three segments: Performance Coatings, Industrial Coatings and Glass. The Company's geographical segments include the United States, Canada, Western Europe, Latin America, Central and Eastern Europe, the Middle East, Africa and Asia Pacific. The Company's brands include PPG, GLIDDEN, COMEX, OLYMPIC, DULUX (in Canada), SIKKENS, PPG PITTSBURGH PAINTS, MULCO, FLOOD, LIQUID NAILS, SICO, CIL, RENNER, TAUBMANS, WHITE KNIGHT, BRISTOL, HOMAX, SIGMA, HISTOR, SEIGNEURIE, GUITTET, PEINTURES GAUTHIER, RIPOLIN, JOHNSTONE'S, LEYLAND, PRIMALEX, DEKORAL, TRILAK, PROMINENT PAINTS, GORI and BONDEX.

Performance Coatings

The performance coatings segment comprises the refinish, aerospace, protective and marine, and architectural coatings businesses. The refinish coatings business supplies coatings products for automotive and commercial transport/fleet repair and refurbishing, light industrial coatings and specialty coatings for signs. These products are sold through independent distributors. The aerospace coatings business supplies coatings, sealants and transparencies for commercial, military, regional jet and general aviation aircraft, and transparent armor for specialty applications and provides chemical management services for the aerospace industry.

The Company supplies products to aircraft manufacturers and maintenance and aftermarket customers, both on a direct basis and through a company-owned distribution network. The protective and marine coatings business supplies coatings and finishes for the protection of metals and structures to metal fabricators, heavy duty maintenance contractors and manufacturers of ships, bridges and rail cars. These products are sold through company-owned architectural coatings stores, independent distributors and directly to customers. The architectural coatings-Americas and Asia Pacific business primarily produces coatings used by painting and maintenance contractors and by consumers for decoration and maintenance of residential and commercial building structures.

Industrial Coatings

The industrial coatings segment comprises the automotive original equipment manufacturer (OEM), industrial coatings, packaging coatings, coatings services and specialty coatings and materials businesses. Industrial, automotive OEM, packaging coatings, and specialty coatings and materials products are formulated specifically for the customers' needs and application methods. The industrial and automotive OEM coatings businesses sell directly to a range of manufacturing companies. The Company also supplies adhesives and sealants for the automotive industry and metal pretreatments and related chemicals for industrial and automotive applications. The Company's industrial coatings business produces coatings for appliances, agricultural and construction equipment, consumer electronics, automotive parts and accessories, building products (including residential and commercial construction), transportation vehicles and a range ofother finished products.

The automotive OEM coatings business offers automotive coating technologies, such as cathodic electrocoat, powder clearcoat, compact paint systems and factory-applied spray-in bedliners. The packaging coatings business supplies coatings to a range of manufacturing companies. Packaging coatings are used for the protection, performance and decoration of metal cans, closures, plastic tubes, industrial packaging, and promotional and specialty packaging. The coatings services business applies coatings to customers' manufactured parts and assembled products. It operates on-site coatings services within several customer manufacturing locations, as well as at regional service centers. The primary specialty coatings and materials products are amorphous precipitated silicas for tire, battery separator and other end use markets; TESLIN substrate used in such applications as radio frequency identification (RFID) tags and labels, e-passports, drivers' licenses and identification cards; Organic Light Emitting Diode (OLED) materials for use in displays and lighting, and optical lens materials and photochromic dyes for optical lenses and color-change products.


The glass segment comprises the North American fiber glass business. The Company's fiber glass markets are commercial and residential construction and the wind energy, energy infrastructure, transportation and electronics industries. Most fiber glass products are sold directly to manufacturing companies. The Company manufactures fiber glass by the continuous-strand process.

The Company competes with Akzo Nobel N.V., Axalta Coating Systems Ltd., BASF Corporation, Benjamin Moore, Hempel A/S, the Jotun Group, Masco Corporation, Materis Paints, Nippon Paint, RPM International Inc, the Sherwin-Williams Company, Valspar Corporation, CPIC Fiberglass, Johns Manville Corporation, Jushi Group, Owens Corning and Taishan Fiberglass.

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ETFs Holding PPG Industries Stock

As of March 2020, the following exchange-traded funds (ETF) hold the PPG Industries stocks in their respective portfolios. Below is a random list of only 10 ETFs in no particular order that have PPG Industries stock holding. There are a total of 165 ETFs in records which are holding PPG Industries stock in their portfolio. See Full List.

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ACWIiShares MSCI ACWI ETFThe iShares MSCI ACWI ETF tracks a market-cap-weighted index of large- and midcap global stocks, covering 85% of the developed and emerging markets capitalization. ...Full Details ...Candlestick Patterns.0.32%1596
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CATHGlobal X S&P 500 Catholic Values ETFThe Global X S&P 500 Catholic Values ETF tracks an index of US large-cap stocks selected from the S&P 500. The cap-weighted index omits companies from certain industries at odds with Catholic values. ...Full Details0.29%464
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CRBNiShares MSCI ACWI Low Carbon Target ETFThe iShares MSCI ACWI Low Carbon Target ETF tracks an index of stocks from global firms selected for a bias toward lower carbon emissions, but with tight constraints to the broad, marketlike ACWI index. ...Full Details0.2%1204
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CSMProshares Large Cap Core PlusThe ProShares Large Cap Core Plus ETF tracks a long/short index of the 500 largest US stocks. It uses a set of rules to assign weights to each equity that add up to 130% long and 30% short exposure. ...Full Details0.45%320
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DEFInvesco Defensive Equity ETFThe Invesco Defensive Equity ETF tracks an index that aims to outperform in down markets while maintaining upside potential. The equal-weighted index picks 100 US stocks using proprietary methods. ...Full Details0.6%101
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DGROiShares Core Dividend Growth ETFThe iShares Core Dividend Growth ETF tracks an index of US stocks that are selected by dividends, dividend growth and payout ratio, then weighted by dividend dollars. ...Full Details0.08%449
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DGRWWisdomTree US Dividend Growth FundThe WisdomTree U.S. Quality Dividend Growth ETF tracks the performance of the WisdomTree US Dividend Growth Index by investing in large- and midcap dividend-paying US common stocks with growth characteristics. ...Full Details0.28%276
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DIVBiShares US Dividend and Buyback ETFThe iShares US Dividend and Buyback ETF tracks an index of large-, mid-, and small-cap US stocks that have a history of dividend payments and/or share buybacks. ...Full Details0.25%354
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DLNWisdomTree US LargeCap Dividend ETFThe WisdomTree U.S. LargeCap Dividend Fund tracks a dividend-weighted index of the 300 largest US companies that pay regularly pay cash dividends. ...Full Details0.28%294
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DSIiShares MSCI KLD 400 Social ETFThe iShares MSCI KLD 400 Social ETF tracks a market-cap-weighted index of 400 companies deemed to have positive environmental, social and governance characteristics by MSCI. ...Full Details0.25%402
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Peer / Competitor Companies of Paints and Coatings Sector

Along with PPG Industries, the following other peer (competitor) companies also exist within the same Paints and Coatings - Basic Industries sector whose company profile and dividend history is as follows:

▶ Axalta Coating (AXTA): Axalta Coating Systems Ltd. (Axalta), incorporated on August 24, 2012, is a holding company. The Company is a manufacturer, marketer and distributor of coatings systems primarily serving the transportation industry. ....See Detailed Company Profile,  Dividend History

▶ Ferro (FOE): Ferro Corporation (Ferro), incorporated on October 13, 1919, produces specialty materials that are sold to a range of manufacturers. The Companys segments include Performance Coatings; Performance Colors and Glass, and ....See Detailed Company Profile,  Dividend History

▶ RPM International (RPM): RPM International Inc., incorporated on July 29, 2002, through its subsidiaries, manufactures, markets and sells various specialty chemical product lines, including specialty paints, protective coatings, roofing systems, sealants and adhesives, ....See Detailed Company Profile,  Dividend History

▶ Valspar (VAL): The Valspar Corporation, incorporated on December 3, 1934, is engaged in developing, manufacturing and distributing a range of coatings, paints and related products. The Company operates through two segments: Coatings ....See Detailed Company Profile,  Dividend History

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