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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
vs
history
Cash to Debt 0.29
PPG's Cash to Debt is ranked higher than
58% of the 1410 Companies
in the Global Specialty Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 0.40 vs. PPG: 0.29 )
PPG' s 10-Year Cash to Debt Range
Min: 0.04   Max: 0.6
Current: 0.29

0.04
0.6
Equity to Asset 0.30
PPG's Equity to Asset is ranked lower than
55% of the 1335 Companies
in the Global Specialty Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 0.49 vs. PPG: 0.30 )
PPG' s 10-Year Equity to Asset Range
Min: 0.23   Max: 0.42
Current: 0.3

0.23
0.42
Interest Coverage 9.86
PPG's Interest Coverage is ranked higher than
54% of the 789 Companies
in the Global Specialty Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 21.89 vs. PPG: 9.86 )
PPG' s 10-Year Interest Coverage Range
Min: 2.61   Max: 15.31
Current: 9.86

2.61
15.31
F-Score: 6
Z-Score: 3.92
M-Score: -2.21
WACC vs ROIC
8.86%
36.01%
WACC
ROIC
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 : 5/10

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industry
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history
Operating margin (%) 12.23
PPG's Operating margin (%) is ranked higher than
88% of the 1405 Companies
in the Global Specialty Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 5.92 vs. PPG: 12.23 )
PPG' s 10-Year Operating margin (%) Range
Min: 4.12   Max: 18.43
Current: 12.23

4.12
18.43
Net-margin (%) 7.55
PPG's Net-margin (%) is ranked higher than
83% of the 1407 Companies
in the Global Specialty Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 3.98 vs. PPG: 7.55 )
PPG' s 10-Year Net-margin (%) Range
Min: -0.86   Max: 22.65
Current: 7.55

-0.86
22.65
ROE (%) 18.98
PPG's ROE (%) is ranked higher than
91% of the 1393 Companies
in the Global Specialty Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 7.84 vs. PPG: 18.98 )
PPG' s 10-Year ROE (%) Range
Min: -2.64   Max: 71.84
Current: 18.98

-2.64
71.84
ROA (%) 7.63
PPG's ROA (%) is ranked higher than
86% of the 1424 Companies
in the Global Specialty Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 3.68 vs. PPG: 7.63 )
PPG' s 10-Year ROA (%) Range
Min: -0.85   Max: 20.36
Current: 7.63

-0.85
20.36
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) 50.59
PPG's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) is ranked higher than
96% of the 1418 Companies
in the Global Specialty Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 10.49 vs. PPG: 50.59 )
PPG' s 10-Year ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) Range
Min: 10.98   Max: 64.46
Current: 50.59

10.98
64.46
Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) 5.50
PPG's Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
71% of the 1156 Companies
in the Global Specialty Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 4.20 vs. PPG: 5.50 )
PPG' s 10-Year Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) Range
Min: -1   Max: 22.1
Current: 5.5

-1
22.1
EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) 1.40
PPG's EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
69% of the 1054 Companies
in the Global Specialty Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 0.40 vs. PPG: 1.40 )
PPG' s 10-Year EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) Range
Min: -30.1   Max: 38.2
Current: 1.4

-30.1
38.2
EPS Growth (3Y)(%) 5.60
PPG's EPS Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
74% of the 974 Companies
in the Global Specialty Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 1.70 vs. PPG: 5.60 )
PPG' s 10-Year EPS Growth (3Y)(%) Range
Min: -20   Max: 32.2
Current: 5.6

-20
32.2
» PPG's 10-Y Financials

Financials


Revenue & Net Income
Cash & Debt
Oprt. Cash Flow & Free Cash Flow

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Guru Trades

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 (+2.60%)
Dodge & Cox 9,000 sh (unchged)
Jeremy Grantham Sold Out
Ray Dalio 5,716 sh (-4.99%)
Mario Gabelli 9,595 sh (-5.70%)
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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Q3 2014

PPG Guru Trades in Q3 2014

Ray Dalio 23,089 sh (+447.65%)
Louis Moore Bacon 33,786 sh (+48.46%)
Jim Simons 357,700 sh (+26.31%)
Steven Cohen 197,200 sh (+13.14%)
Ken Fisher 3,273 sh (+3.38%)
Pioneer Investments 12,694 sh (unchged)
Dodge & Cox 9,000 sh (unchged)
David Dreman Sold Out
Mario Gabelli 9,040 sh (-5.54%)
Paul Tudor Jones 67,249 sh (-10.59%)
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Q4 2014

PPG Guru Trades in Q4 2014

Jean-Marie Eveillard 1,028,349 sh (New)
Dodge & Cox 9,000 sh (unchged)
Mario Gabelli 9,040 sh (unchged)
Ray Dalio Sold Out
Jim Simons Sold Out
Pioneer Investments 12,379 sh (-2.48%)
Ken Fisher 2,378 sh (-27.34%)
Paul Tudor Jones 44,536 sh (-33.77%)
Steven Cohen 88,700 sh (-55.02%)
Louis Moore Bacon 3,250 sh (-90.38%)
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A Look at Jean-Marie Eveillard's Top Buys
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Ratios

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industry
vs
history
P/E(ttm) 14.70
PPG's P/E(ttm) is ranked higher than
85% of the 1564 Companies
in the Global Specialty Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 31.30 vs. PPG: 14.70 )
PPG' s 10-Year P/E(ttm) Range
Min: 5.91   Max: 41.91
Current: 14.7

5.91
41.91
Forward P/E 16.92
PPG's Forward P/E is ranked higher than
79% of the 1564 Companies
in the Global Specialty Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 0.00 vs. PPG: 16.92 )
N/A
PE(NRI) 27.30
PPG's PE(NRI) is ranked higher than
71% of the 1564 Companies
in the Global Specialty Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 31.40 vs. PPG: 27.30 )
PPG' s 10-Year PE(NRI) Range
Min: 9.53   Max: 41.63
Current: 27.3

9.53
41.63
P/B 4.24
PPG's P/B is ranked lower than
54% of the 1564 Companies
in the Global Specialty Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 2.26 vs. PPG: 4.24 )
PPG' s 10-Year P/B Range
Min: 1.5   Max: 6.27
Current: 4.24

1.5
6.27
P/S 2.01
PPG's P/S is ranked lower than
56% of the 1564 Companies
in the Global Specialty Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 1.17 vs. PPG: 2.01 )
PPG' s 10-Year P/S Range
Min: 0.32   Max: 2.16
Current: 2.01

0.32
2.16
PFCF 32.72
PPG's PFCF is ranked higher than
73% of the 1564 Companies
in the Global Specialty Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 136.60 vs. PPG: 32.72 )
PPG' s 10-Year PFCF Range
Min: 4.87   Max: 35.08
Current: 32.72

4.87
35.08
POCF 20.19
PPG's POCF is ranked higher than
67% of the 1564 Companies
in the Global Specialty Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 16.25 vs. PPG: 20.19 )
PPG' s 10-Year POCF Range
Min: 3.57   Max: 21.64
Current: 20.19

3.57
21.64
EV-to-EBIT 17.89
PPG's EV-to-EBIT is ranked higher than
74% of the 1564 Companies
in the Global Specialty Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 23.92 vs. PPG: 17.89 )
PPG' s 10-Year EV-to-EBIT Range
Min: 7.2   Max: 30.8
Current: 17.89

7.2
30.8
PEG 2.81
PPG's PEG is ranked higher than
87% of the 1564 Companies
in the Global Specialty Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 0.00 vs. PPG: 2.81 )
PPG' s 10-Year PEG Range
Min: 0.66   Max: 29.74
Current: 2.81

0.66
29.74
Shiller P/E 23.08
PPG's Shiller P/E is ranked higher than
88% of the 1564 Companies
in the Global Specialty Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 0.00 vs. PPG: 23.08 )
PPG' s 10-Year Shiller P/E Range
Min: 7.58   Max: 29.73
Current: 23.08

7.58
29.73
Current Ratio 1.40
PPG's Current Ratio is ranked higher than
59% of the 1353 Companies
in the Global Specialty Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 1.68 vs. PPG: 1.40 )
PPG' s 10-Year Current Ratio Range
Min: 1.22   Max: 1.95
Current: 1.4

1.22
1.95
Quick Ratio 1.03
PPG's Quick Ratio is ranked higher than
62% of the 1353 Companies
in the Global Specialty Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 1.12 vs. PPG: 1.03 )
PPG' s 10-Year Quick Ratio Range
Min: 0.78   Max: 1.51
Current: 1.03

0.78
1.51
Days Inventory 79.15
PPG's Days Inventory is ranked higher than
63% of the 1564 Companies
in the Global Specialty Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 75.19 vs. PPG: 79.15 )
PPG' s 10-Year Days Inventory Range
Min: 58.12   Max: 78.67
Current: 79.15

58.12
78.67
Days Sales Outstanding 70.24
PPG's Days Sales Outstanding is ranked higher than
68% of the 1564 Companies
in the Global Specialty Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 70.26 vs. PPG: 70.24 )
PPG' s 10-Year Days Sales Outstanding Range
Min: 56.22   Max: 78.37
Current: 70.24

56.22
78.37

Dividend & Buy Back

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industry
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history
Dividend Yield 1.21
PPG's Dividend Yield is ranked lower than
65% of the 1114 Companies
in the Global Specialty Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 1.75 vs. PPG: 1.21 )
PPG' s 10-Year Dividend Yield Range
Min: 1.11   Max: 7.14
Current: 1.21

1.11
7.14
Dividend Payout 0.32
PPG's Dividend Payout is ranked higher than
79% of the 1564 Companies
in the Global Specialty Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 0.73 vs. PPG: 0.32 )
PPG' s 10-Year Dividend Payout Range
Min: 0.11   Max: 1.05
Current: 0.32

0.11
1.05
Dividend growth (3y) 5.10
PPG's Dividend growth (3y) is ranked higher than
73% of the 733 Companies
in the Global Specialty Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 5.70 vs. PPG: 5.10 )
PPG' s 10-Year Dividend growth (3y) Range
Min: 2.1   Max: 6.5
Current: 5.1

2.1
6.5
Yield on cost (5-Year) 1.46
PPG's Yield on cost (5-Year) is ranked lower than
61% of the 1120 Companies
in the Global Specialty Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 1.99 vs. PPG: 1.46 )
PPG' s 10-Year Yield on cost (5-Year) Range
Min: 1.35   Max: 8.69
Current: 1.46

1.35
8.69
Share Buyback Rate 4.30
PPG's Share Buyback Rate is ranked higher than
95% of the 802 Companies
in the Global Specialty Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: -0.90 vs. PPG: 4.30 )
PPG' s 10-Year Share Buyback Rate Range
Min: 4.4   Max: -0.8
Current: 4.3

Valuation & Return

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industry
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history
Price/Tangible Book 4.24
PPG's Price/Tangible Book is ranked higher than
53% of the 1564 Companies
in the Global Specialty Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 2.90 vs. PPG: 4.24 )
PPG' s 10-Year Price/Tangible Book Range
Min: 3.49   Max: 95.99
Current: 4.24

3.49
95.99
Price/DCF (Projected) 1.63
PPG's Price/DCF (Projected) is ranked higher than
82% of the 1564 Companies
in the Global Specialty Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 0.00 vs. PPG: 1.63 )
PPG' s 10-Year Price/DCF (Projected) Range
Min: 0.52   Max: 1.72
Current: 1.63

0.52
1.72
Price/Median PS Value 1.82
PPG's Price/Median PS Value is ranked higher than
50% of the 1564 Companies
in the Global Specialty Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 1.40 vs. PPG: 1.82 )
PPG' s 10-Year Price/Median PS Value Range
Min: 0.4   Max: 1.91
Current: 1.82

0.4
1.91
Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value 4.24
PPG's Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value is ranked higher than
90% of the 1564 Companies
in the Global Specialty Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 0.00 vs. PPG: 4.24 )
PPG' s 10-Year Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value Range
Min: 0.72   Max: 4.6
Current: 4.24

0.72
4.6
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) 5.60
PPG's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) is ranked higher than
68% of the 1399 Companies
in the Global Specialty Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 4.80 vs. PPG: 5.60 )
PPG' s 10-Year Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) Range
Min: 3.3   Max: 13.8
Current: 5.6

3.3
13.8
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) 9.84
PPG's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) is ranked higher than
81% of the 748 Companies
in the Global Specialty Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 4.02 vs. PPG: 9.84 )
PPG' s 10-Year Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) Range
Min: -4.1   Max: 30.9
Current: 9.84

-4.1
30.9

Business Description

Industry: Chemicals » Specialty Chemicals
Compare:NEU, SCL, VAL, POL, CYT » details
Traded in other countries:PPQ.Germany, PPG.Mexico,
PPG Industries Inc was incorporated in Pennsylvania in 1883. The Company is engaged in manufacturing & distributing coatings, specialty materials & glass products. It has three reportable business segments: Performance Coatings, Industrial Coatings and Glass. The Performance Coatings reportable segment is comprised of the refinish, aerospace, protective & marine, architectural - Americas and Asia Pacific & architectural - EMEA 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 sealants, coatings, maintenance cleaners and transparencies for commercial, military, regional jet and general aviation aircraft and transparent armor for specialty applications and also 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 produces coatings used by painting and maintenance contractors and by consumers for decoration and maintenance of residential and commercial building structures. These coatings are sold under a number of brands, including PPG, GLIDDEN, COMEX, OLYMPIC, DULUX (in Canada), SIKKENS, PPG PITTSBURGH PAINTS, MULCO, FLOOD, LIQUID NAILS, SICO, CIL, RENNER, TAUBMANS, WHITE KNIGHT, and BRISTOL. Architectural coatings - Americas and Asia Pacific products are also sold through a combination of company-owned stores, home centers and other regional or national consumer retail outlets, paint dealers, concessionaires and independent distributors and directly to customers. The Architectural Coatings - EMEA business supplies a variety of coatings and purchased sundries to painting contractors and consumers in Europe, the Middle East and Africa. The coatings are sold under a number of brands, including SIGMA, HISTOR, SEIGNEURIE, GUITTET, PEINTURES GAUTHIER, RIPOLIN, JOHNSTONE'S, LEYLAND, PRIMALEX, DEKORAL, TRILAK, PROMINENT PAINTS, GORI, and BONDEX. Architectural Coatings - EMEA products are sold through a combination of about 675 company-owned stores, regional home centers, paint dealers, and independent distributors and directly to customers. The Industrial Coatings reportable segment is comprised of the automotive OEM, industrial coatings, packaging coatings, and specialty coatings and material
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