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GuruFocus Financial Strength Rank measures how strong a company’s financial situation is. It is based on these factors

1. The debt burden that the company has as measured by its Interest coverage (current year).
2. Debt to revenue ratio. The lower, the better
3. Altman Z-score.

A company ranks high with financial strength is likely to withstand any business slowdowns and recessions.

Financial Strength : 7/10

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industry
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history
Cash to Debt 0.86
PPG's Cash to Debt is ranked higher than
76% of the 1036 Companies
in the Global Specialty Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 0.38 vs. PPG: 0.86 )
PPG' s 10-Year Cash to Debt Range
Min: 0.03   Max: 0.9
Current: 0.86

0.03
0.9
Equity to Asset 0.36
PPG's Equity to Asset is ranked lower than
54% of the 1029 Companies
in the Global Specialty Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 0.52 vs. PPG: 0.36 )
PPG' s 10-Year Equity to Asset Range
Min: 0.21   Max: 0.46
Current: 0.36

0.21
0.46
Interest Coverage 8.68
PPG's Interest Coverage is ranked higher than
54% of the 693 Companies
in the Global Specialty Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 21.51 vs. PPG: 8.68 )
PPG' s 10-Year Interest Coverage Range
Min: 2.61   Max: 15.31
Current: 8.68

2.61
15.31
F-Score: 6
Z-Score: 4.12
M-Score: -2.44
GuruFocus Profitability Rank ranks how profitable a company is and how likely the company’s business will stay that way. It is based on these factors:

1. Operating Margin
2. Trend of the Operating Margin (5-year average). The company with an uptrend profit margin has a higher rank.
••3. Consistency of the profitability
4. Piotroski F-Score
5. Predictability Rank•

The maximum rank is 10. A rank of 7 or higher means a higher profitability and may stay that way. A rank of 3 or lower indicates that the company has had trouble to make a profit.

Profitability Rank is not directly related to the Financial Strength Rank. But if a company is consistently profitable, its financial strength will be stronger.

Profitability & Growth : 8/10

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Operating margin (%) 11.46
PPG's Operating margin (%) is ranked higher than
87% of the 1039 Companies
in the Global Specialty Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 5.84 vs. PPG: 11.46 )
PPG' s 10-Year Operating margin (%) Range
Min: 4.12   Max: 18.43
Current: 11.46

4.12
18.43
Net-margin (%) 14.80
PPG's Net-margin (%) is ranked higher than
95% of the 1039 Companies
in the Global Specialty Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 3.80 vs. PPG: 14.80 )
PPG' s 10-Year Net-margin (%) Range
Min: -0.86   Max: 21.39
Current: 14.8

-0.86
21.39
ROE (%) 49.76
PPG's ROE (%) is ranked higher than
99% of the 1028 Companies
in the Global Specialty Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 7.00 vs. PPG: 49.76 )
PPG' s 10-Year ROE (%) Range
Min: -2.64   Max: 71.84
Current: 49.76

-2.64
71.84
ROA (%) 16.43
PPG's ROA (%) is ranked higher than
98% of the 1040 Companies
in the Global Specialty Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 3.73 vs. PPG: 16.43 )
PPG' s 10-Year ROA (%) Range
Min: -0.85   Max: 20.36
Current: 16.43

-0.85
20.36
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) 42.53
PPG's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) is ranked higher than
97% of the 1039 Companies
in the Global Specialty Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 10.33 vs. PPG: 42.53 )
PPG' s 10-Year ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) Range
Min: 10.98   Max: 67.39
Current: 42.53

10.98
67.39
Revenue Growth (%) 8.80
PPG's Revenue Growth (%) is ranked higher than
80% of the 892 Companies
in the Global Specialty Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 4.50 vs. PPG: 8.80 )
PPG' s 10-Year Revenue Growth (%) Range
Min: -1   Max: 22.1
Current: 8.8

-1
22.1
EBITDA Growth (%) 8.10
PPG's EBITDA Growth (%) is ranked higher than
80% of the 813 Companies
in the Global Specialty Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 1.60 vs. PPG: 8.10 )
PPG' s 10-Year EBITDA Growth (%) Range
Min: -30.1   Max: 38.2
Current: 8.1

-30.1
38.2
EPS Growth (%) 15.40
PPG's EPS Growth (%) is ranked higher than
85% of the 751 Companies
in the Global Specialty Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 1.70 vs. PPG: 15.40 )
PPG' s 10-Year EPS Growth (%) Range
Min: -20   Max: 32.2
Current: 15.4

-20
32.2
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Guru Trades

Q3 2013

PPG Guru Trades in Q3 2013

Mario Gabelli 7,950 sh (New)
Pioneer Investments 43,037 sh (+263.24%)
Dodge & Cox 9,000 sh (unchged)
Jeremy Grantham 47,600 sh (-10.53%)
Ken Fisher 7,094 sh (-17.71%)
Steven Cohen 64,700 sh (-22.87%)
Manning & Napier Advisors, Inc 2,448 sh (-31.12%)
Jim Simons 260,400 sh (-55.72%)
Ray Dalio 2,716 sh (-58.32%)
Paul Tudor Jones 30,000 sh (-64.71%)
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Q4 2013

PPG Guru Trades in Q4 2013

Ray Dalio 6,016 sh (+121.5%)
Paul Tudor Jones 50,000 sh (+66.67%)
Steven Cohen 97,693 sh (+50.99%)
Mario Gabelli 10,175 sh (+27.99%)
Dodge & Cox 9,000 sh (unchged)
Pioneer Investments 43,037 sh (unchged)
Manning & Napier Advisors, Inc Sold Out
Ken Fisher 6,638 sh (-6.43%)
Jim Simons 97,300 sh (-62.63%)
Jeremy Grantham 2,300 sh (-95.17%)
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Q1 2014

PPG Guru Trades in Q1 2014

Louis Moore Bacon 26,000 sh (New)
Jim Simons 286,400 sh (+194.35%)
Steven Cohen 122,037 sh (+24.92%)
Paul Tudor Jones 51,300 sh (+2.6%)
Dodge & Cox 9,000 sh (unchged)
Jeremy Grantham Sold Out
Ray Dalio 5,716 sh (-4.99%)
Mario Gabelli 9,595 sh (-5.7%)
Pioneer Investments 37,201 sh (-13.56%)
Ken Fisher 3,424 sh (-48.42%)
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Q2 2014

PPG Guru Trades in Q2 2014

David Dreman 1,095 sh (New)
Paul Tudor Jones 75,215 sh (+46.62%)
Dodge & Cox 9,000 sh (unchged)
Steven Cohen 174,300 sh (unchged)
Mario Gabelli 9,570 sh (-0.26%)
Jim Simons 283,200 sh (-1.12%)
Ken Fisher 3,166 sh (-7.54%)
Louis Moore Bacon 22,757 sh (-12.47%)
Ray Dalio 4,216 sh (-26.24%)
Pioneer Investments 12,694 sh (-65.88%)
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Insider Trades

Latest Guru Trades with PPG

(List those with share number changes of more than 20%, or impact to portfolio more than 0.1%)

GuruDate Trades Impact to Portfolio Price Range * (?) Current Price Change from Average Current Shares
David Dreman 2014-06-30 New Buy0.02%$187.82 - $205.8 $ 195.85-1%1095
Ray Dalio 2014-06-30 Reduce -26.24%$187.82 - $205.8 $ 195.85-1%4216
Ken Fisher 2014-03-31 Reduce -48.42%$176.87 - $200.3 $ 195.853%3424
Ray Dalio 2013-12-31 Add 121.5%0.01%$162.48 - $188.47 $ 195.859%6016
Mario Gabelli 2013-12-31 Add 27.99%$162.48 - $188.47 $ 195.859%10175
Mario Gabelli 2013-09-30 New Buy0.01%$149.08 - $167.99 $ 195.8522%7950
Ray Dalio 2013-09-30 Reduce -58.32%$149.08 - $167.99 $ 195.8522%2716
Richard Pzena 2013-06-30 Sold Out 0.81%$131.44 - $158.94 $ 195.8532%0
Joel Greenblatt 2013-06-30 Sold Out 0.03%$131.44 - $158.94 $ 195.8532%0
Ray Dalio 2013-06-30 New Buy0.01%$131.44 - $158.94 $ 195.8532%6516
Richard Pzena 2013-03-31 Reduce -32.23%0.45%$130.08 - $144.21 $ 195.8542%859610
Joel Greenblatt 2013-03-31 New Buy0.03%$130.08 - $144.21 $ 195.8542%4352
Ken Fisher 2013-03-31 Reduce -36.28%$130.08 - $144.21 $ 195.8542%9864
Joel Greenblatt 2012-12-31 Sold Out 0.06%$114.23 - $135.24 $ 195.8561%0
Ken Fisher 2012-12-31 Reduce -23%$114.23 - $135.24 $ 195.8561%15481
Richard Pzena 2012-09-30 Reduce -20.6%0.47%$100.69 - $118.84 $ 195.8578%1468404
Joel Greenblatt 2012-09-30 New Buy0.06%$100.69 - $118.84 $ 195.8578%7373
Ken Fisher 2012-09-30 Reduce -39.96%$100.69 - $118.84 $ 195.8578%20106
Ken Fisher 2012-06-30 Reduce -99.41%1.49%$93.75 - $107.79 $ 195.8593%33487
Richard Pzena 2012-06-30 Reduce -35.31%0.99%$93.75 - $107.79 $ 195.8593%1849357
HOTCHKIS & WILEY 2012-06-30 Sold Out 0.21%$93.75 - $107.79 $ 195.8593%0
Ray Dalio 2011-12-31 Sold Out 0.02%$68.68 - $89.38 $ 195.85138%0
Richard Pzena 2011-09-30 Add 43.79%0.89%$68.82 - $93.37 $ 195.85146%3483162
Ray Dalio 2011-09-30 Reduce -29.16%0.01%$68.82 - $93.37 $ 195.85148%17357
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Ratios

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P/E(ttm) 13.00
PPG's P/E(ttm) is ranked higher than
86% of the 1069 Companies
in the Global Specialty Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 22.60 vs. PPG: 13.00 )
PPG' s 10-Year P/E(ttm) Range
Min: 5.91   Max: 41.91
Current: 13

5.91
41.91
P/B 4.35
PPG's P/B is ranked lower than
64% of the 1069 Companies
in the Global Specialty Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 1.67 vs. PPG: 4.35 )
PPG' s 10-Year P/B Range
Min: 1.5   Max: 5.7
Current: 4.35

1.5
5.7
P/S 1.81
PPG's P/S is ranked lower than
52% of the 1069 Companies
in the Global Specialty Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 1.00 vs. PPG: 1.81 )
PPG' s 10-Year P/S Range
Min: 0.32   Max: 1.94
Current: 1.81

0.32
1.94
PFCF 25.53
PPG's PFCF is ranked higher than
79% of the 1069 Companies
in the Global Specialty Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 9999.00 vs. PPG: 25.53 )
PPG' s 10-Year PFCF Range
Min: 4.87   Max: 27.4
Current: 25.53

4.87
27.4
EV-to-EBIT 15.58
PPG's EV-to-EBIT is ranked higher than
75% of the 1069 Companies
in the Global Specialty Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 17.54 vs. PPG: 15.58 )
PPG' s 10-Year EV-to-EBIT Range
Min: 7.2   Max: 30.8
Current: 15.58

7.2
30.8
PEG 1.88
PPG's PEG is ranked higher than
88% of the 1069 Companies
in the Global Specialty Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 9999.00 vs. PPG: 1.88 )
PPG' s 10-Year PEG Range
Min: 0.66   Max: 37.72
Current: 1.88

0.66
37.72
Shiller P/E 20.76
PPG's Shiller P/E is ranked higher than
78% of the 1069 Companies
in the Global Specialty Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 44.98 vs. PPG: 20.76 )
PPG' s 10-Year Shiller P/E Range
Min: 7.66   Max: 29.73
Current: 20.76

7.66
29.73
Current Ratio 1.82
PPG's Current Ratio is ranked higher than
70% of the 1037 Companies
in the Global Specialty Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 1.75 vs. PPG: 1.82 )
PPG' s 10-Year Current Ratio Range
Min: 1.19   Max: 2.07
Current: 1.82

1.19
2.07
Quick Ratio 1.43
PPG's Quick Ratio is ranked higher than
74% of the 1037 Companies
in the Global Specialty Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 1.20 vs. PPG: 1.43 )
PPG' s 10-Year Quick Ratio Range
Min: 0.76   Max: 1.62
Current: 1.43

0.76
1.62

Dividend & Buy Back

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Dividend Yield 1.31
PPG's Dividend Yield is ranked lower than
62% of the 833 Companies
in the Global Specialty Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 1.71 vs. PPG: 1.31 )
PPG' s 10-Year Dividend Yield Range
Min: 1.19   Max: 7.14
Current: 1.31

1.19
7.14
Dividend Payout 0.29
PPG's Dividend Payout is ranked higher than
76% of the 1069 Companies
in the Global Specialty Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 0.50 vs. PPG: 0.29 )
PPG' s 10-Year Dividend Payout Range
Min: 0.04   Max: 7.13
Current: 0.29

0.04
7.13
Dividend growth (3y) 3.50
PPG's Dividend growth (3y) is ranked higher than
73% of the 551 Companies
in the Global Specialty Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 5.10 vs. PPG: 3.50 )
PPG' s 10-Year Dividend growth (3y) Range
Min: 2.1   Max: 6.5
Current: 3.5

2.1
6.5
Yield on cost (5-Year) 1.53
PPG's Yield on cost (5-Year) is ranked lower than
61% of the 844 Companies
in the Global Specialty Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 2.15 vs. PPG: 1.53 )
PPG' s 10-Year Yield on cost (5-Year) Range
Min: 1.4   Max: 8.4
Current: 1.53

1.4
8.4
Share Buyback Rate 4.40
PPG's Share Buyback Rate is ranked higher than
92% of the 624 Companies
in the Global Specialty Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: -0.70 vs. PPG: 4.40 )
PPG' s 10-Year Share Buyback Rate Range
Min: 5.1   Max: -0.8
Current: 4.4

Valuation & Return

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Price/Tangible Book 13.89
PPG's Price/Tangible Book is ranked lower than
58% of the 1069 Companies
in the Global Specialty Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 2.13 vs. PPG: 13.89 )
PPG' s 10-Year Price/Tangible Book Range
Min: 2.83   Max: 382.47
Current: 13.89

2.83
382.47
Price/DCF (Projected) 1.70
PPG's Price/DCF (Projected) is ranked higher than
78% of the 1069 Companies
in the Global Specialty Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 3.17 vs. PPG: 1.70 )
PPG' s 10-Year Price/DCF (Projected) Range
Min: 0.49   Max: 1.81
Current: 1.7

0.49
1.81
Price/Median PS Value 1.64
PPG's Price/Median PS Value is ranked lower than
53% of the 1069 Companies
in the Global Specialty Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 1.10 vs. PPG: 1.64 )
PPG' s 10-Year Price/Median PS Value Range
Min: 0.38   Max: 1.71
Current: 1.64

0.38
1.71
Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value 2.80
PPG's Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value is ranked higher than
84% of the 1069 Companies
in the Global Specialty Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 9999.00 vs. PPG: 2.80 )
PPG' s 10-Year Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value Range
Min: 0.71   Max: 4.36
Current: 2.8

0.71
4.36
Price/Graham Number 3.71
PPG's Price/Graham Number is ranked higher than
56% of the 1069 Companies
in the Global Specialty Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 1.81 vs. PPG: 3.71 )
PPG' s 10-Year Price/Graham Number Range
Min: 1.34   Max: 13.89
Current: 3.71

1.34
13.89
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) 6.40
PPG's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) is ranked higher than
65% of the 876 Companies
in the Global Specialty Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 6.90 vs. PPG: 6.40 )
PPG' s 10-Year Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) Range
Min: 3.3   Max: 13.8
Current: 6.4

3.3
13.8
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) 11.93
PPG's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) is ranked higher than
79% of the 825 Companies
in the Global Specialty Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 6.92 vs. PPG: 11.93 )
PPG' s 10-Year Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) Range
Min: -10   Max: 31
Current: 11.93

-10
31

Business Description

Industry: Chemicals » Specialty Chemicals
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Traded in other countries:PPQ.Germany
PPG Industries, Inc. was incorporated in Pennsylvania in 1883. The Company manufactures coatings, glass and chemical products. It is comprised of six reportable business segments: Performance Coatings, Industrial Coatings, Architectural Coatings - EMEA, Optical and Specialty Materials, Commodity Chemicals and Glass. The Performance Coatings reportable segment is comprised of the refinish, aerospace, architectural coatings - Americas and Asia Pacific and protective and marine coatings operating segments. This reportable segment mainly supplies a variety of protective and decorative coatings, sealants and finishes along with paint strippers, stains and related chemicals, as well as transparencies and transparent armor. The Industrial Coatings reportable segment is comprised of the automotive, industrial and packaging coatings operating segments. This reportable segment mainly supplies a variety of protective and decorative coatings and finishes along with adhesives, sealants, inks and metal pretreatment products. The Architectural Coatings - EMEA reportable segment is comprised of the architectural coatings - EMEA operating segment. This reportable segment mainly supplies a variety of coatings under a number of brands and purchased sundries to painting contractors and consumers in Europe, the Middle East and Africa. The Optical and Specialty Materials reportable segment is comprised of the optical products and silicas operating segments. The primary Optical and Specialty Materials products are Transitions lenses, sunlenses, optical lens materials, amorphous precipitated silica products and Teslin synthetic printing sheet. The Commodity Chemicals reportable segment is comprised of the chlor-alkali and derivatives operating segment. The main chlor-alkali and derivative products are chlorine, caustic soda, vinyl chloride monomer, chlorinated solvents, calcium hypochlorite, ethylene dichloride, hydrochloric acid and phosgene derivatives. The Glass reportable segment is comprised of the performance glazings and fiber glass operating segments. This reportable segment mainly supplies flat glass and continuous-strand fiber glass products. Production facilities and markets for Performance Coatings, Industrial Coatings, Architectural Coatings - EMEA, Optical and Specialty Materials, Commodity Chemicals and Glass are significantly in North America and Europe. The Company's raw materials are titanium dioxide and epoxy and other resins in the Coatings businesses; lenses, sand and soda ash in the Optical and Specialty Materials businesses; brine and ethylene in the Commodity Chemicals business; and sand and soda ash in the Glass businesses. Supply of critical raw materials and energy is managed by establishing contracts, multiple sources, and identifying alternative materials or technology, whenever possible. Each of the business segments in which the Company is engaged is highly competitive. The Company's competitors for the Performance Coating
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