PPG Industries, Inc. (PPG): Price and Financial Metrics

PPG Industries, Inc. (PPG): $163.52

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  • Quality is the dimension where PPG ranks best; there it ranks ahead of 91.72% of US stocks.
  • The strongest trend for PPG is in Quality, which has been heading down over the past 31 weeks.
  • PPG ranks lowest in Value; there it ranks in the 51st percentile.

PPG Stock Summary

  • PPG has a market capitalization of $38,772,197,343 -- more than approximately 93.18% of US stocks.
  • Ppg Industries Inc's capital turnover -- a measure of revenue relative to shareholder's equity -- is better than 80.81% of US listed stocks.
  • PPG's went public 35.6 years ago, making it older than 92.76% of listed US stocks we're tracking.
  • Stocks with similar financial metrics, market capitalization, and price volatility to Ppg Industries Inc are WBA, HSY, CRH, AFL, and TRV.
  • PPG's SEC filings can be seen here. And to visit Ppg Industries Inc's official web site, go to www.ppg.com.

PPG Valuation Summary

  • PPG's price/sales ratio is 2.8; this is 64.71% higher than that of the median Basic Materials stock.
  • PPG's EV/EBIT ratio has moved up 15.8 over the prior 243 months.
  • Over the past 243 months, PPG's EV/EBIT ratio has gone up 15.8.

Below are key valuation metrics over time for PPG.

Stock Date P/S P/B P/E EV/EBIT
PPG 2017-11-27 2.0 5.0 16.5 13.6
PPG 2014-12-12 2.0 4.9 13.3 10.8
PPG 2014-04-23 1.8 5.5 8.4 7.8
PPG 2013-07-15 1.5 4.7 6.7 6.0
PPG 2007-09-24 1.0 3.3 17.7 12.5
PPG 2005-09-19 1.1 3.1 14.9 10.5

PPG Growth Metrics

  • The 4 year revenue growth rate now stands at -2.87%.
  • Its 5 year revenue growth rate is now at -2.88%.
  • Its 3 year cash and equivalents growth rate is now at -13.75%.
Over the past 15 months, PPG's revenue has gone down $808,000,000.

The table below shows PPG's growth in key financial areas (numbers in millions of US dollars).

Date Revenue Operating Cash Flow Net Income to Common Stock
2021-03-31 14,338 2,266 1,194
2020-12-31 13,834 2,130 1,059
2020-09-30 13,749 1,973 1,079
2020-06-30 13,890 1,920 1,004
2020-03-31 14,899 1,987 1,174
2019-12-31 15,146 2,080 1,243

PPG Price Target

For more insight on analysts targets of PPG, see our PPG price target page. And for a list of of all stocks sorted by upside potential based on analyst target price, see our Top Price Target page.

Average Price Target $185.67 Average Broker Recommendation 1.58 (Moderate Buy)

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PPG Price/Volume Stats

Current price $163.52 52-week high $182.97
Prev. close $162.86 52-week low $105.94
Day low $162.39 Volume 1,297,162
Day high $165.06 Avg. volume 1,377,161
50-day MA $171.90 Dividend yield 1.33%
200-day MA $153.97 Market Cap 38.81B

PPG Industries, Inc. (PPG) Company Bio

PPG Industries manufactures and distributes coatings, specialty materials, and glass products. The company's Performance Coatings segment provides coatings products for automotive and commercial transport/fleet repair and refurbishing; light industrial and specialty coatings for signs; sealants, coatings, maintenance cleaners, and transparencies for commercial, military, regional jet and general aviation aircraft, and transparent armor for specialty applications; and chemical management services. The company was founded in 1883 and is based in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.

PPG Price Forecast Based on DCF Valuation

Current PriceDCF Fair Value Target: Forecasted Gain:
$163.52$120.91 -32%

Below please find a table outlining a discounted cash flow forecast for PPG, in which we model out valuation assuming a variety of terminal growth rates. To summarize, we found that Ppg Industries Inc ranked in the 44th percentile in terms of potential gain offered. We should note, though, that the most conservative analysis suggests this stock will yield negative results -- and thus may be a potential short opportunity. The most interesting components of our discounted cash flow analysis for Ppg Industries Inc ended up being:

  • Interest coverage, a measure of earnings relative to interest payments, is 12.24; that's higher than 75.19% of US stocks in the Basic Materials sector that have positive free cash flow.
  • PPG's estimated cost of debt, based largely on its market capitalization and its interest coverage ratio, is 3%; for context, that number is higher than 27.59% of tickers in our DCF set.

Terminal Growth Rate in Free Cash FlowReturn Relative to Current Share Price

For other companies in the Basic Materials that have a similar discounted cashflow valuation profile (and ensuing price forecasts) as PPG, try GCP, CE, CMCL, SCL, and AA.

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Latest PPG News From Around the Web

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PPG announces initial launch phase for PPG BOUNDLESS™ CA6500 topcoat series for general aviation market in U.S., Canada

SYLMAR, Calif., July 29, 2021--PPG (NYSE:PPG) today announced the initial launch of the PPG BOUNDLESS™ CA6500 series of innovative topcoats for the general aviation market in the United States and Canada. Specifically tailored for light aircraft and helicopters, the series is comprised of low volatile organic compound (VOC) polyurethane coatings, which are designed to provide excellent durability, performance and appearance characteristics with minimal regulated VOC and volatile hazardous air po

Yahoo | July 29, 2021

PPG’s Harris, Nuzzio Earn STEP Ahead Awards From Manufacturing Institute

PITTSBURGH, July 29, 2021--PPG (NYSE:PPG) today announced that employees Rachel Harris and Kristin Nuzzio received 2021 STEP Ahead Awards from the Manufacturing Institute for their exemplary leadership and industry achievements.

Yahoo | July 29, 2021

PPG Industries (PPG) to Boost Beverage Can Coatings Capacity

PPG Industries (PPG) will ramp up production of its over-varnish coatings in order to aid beverage can producers to meet the demand surge and also add supply-chain security.

Yahoo | July 27, 2021

PPG to Expand Production Capacity for PPG ISENSE Gloss Beverage Can Coatings at Delaware, Ohio, Plant

PITTSBURGH, July 26, 2021--PPG (NYSE:PPG) today announced that it is currently adding capacity for the production of overvarnish coatings for beverage can exteriors, including PPG ISENSE™ Gloss coatings, at its Delaware, Ohio, plant.

Yahoo | July 26, 2021

Calculating The Intrinsic Value Of PPG Industries, Inc. (NYSE:PPG)

Does the July share price for PPG Industries, Inc. ( NYSE:PPG ) reflect what it's really worth? Today, we will estimate...

Yahoo | July 26, 2021

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PPG Price Returns

1-mo -3.68%
3-mo -4.22%
6-mo 22.24%
1-year 53.52%
3-year 55.56%
5-year 69.73%
YTD 14.17%
2020 10.08%
2019 32.81%
2018 -11.00%
2017 25.24%
2016 -2.60%

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