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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 : 6/10

vs
industry
vs
history
Cash-to-Debt 0.42
PPG's Cash-to-Debt is ranked lower than
63% of the 999 Companies
in the Global Specialty Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 0.87 vs. PPG: 0.42 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Cash-to-Debt only.
PPG' s Cash-to-Debt Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.04  Med: 0.31 Max: 0.6
Current: 0.42
0.04
0.6
Equity-to-Asset 0.31
PPG's Equity-to-Asset is ranked lower than
82% of the 958 Companies
in the Global Specialty Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 0.54 vs. PPG: 0.31 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Equity-to-Asset only.
PPG' s Equity-to-Asset Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.23  Med: 0.32 Max: 0.4
Current: 0.31
0.23
0.4
Interest Coverage 17.09
PPG's Interest Coverage is ranked lower than
59% of the 1106 Companies
in the Global Specialty Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 32.49 vs. PPG: 17.09 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Interest Coverage only.
PPG' s Interest Coverage Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 2.61  Med: 7.79 Max: 17.09
Current: 17.09
2.61
17.09
Piotroski F-Score: 8
Altman Z-Score: 4.21
Beneish M-Score: -2.31
WACC vs ROIC
13.71%
15.13%
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 : 9/10

vs
industry
vs
history
Operating Margin % 14.22
PPG's Operating Margin % is ranked higher than
79% of the 975 Companies
in the Global Specialty Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 6.87 vs. PPG: 14.22 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Operating Margin % only.
PPG' s Operating Margin % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 4.12  Med: 10.41 Max: 14.22
Current: 14.22
4.12
14.22
Net Margin % 5.84
PPG's Net Margin % is ranked higher than
56% of the 976 Companies
in the Global Specialty Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 4.78 vs. PPG: 5.84 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Net Margin % only.
PPG' s Net Margin % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 2.75  Med: 7.12 Max: 22.65
Current: 5.84
2.75
22.65
ROE % 17.30
PPG's ROE % is ranked higher than
80% of the 961 Companies
in the Global Specialty Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 8.18 vs. PPG: 17.30 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROE % only.
PPG' s ROE % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 9.48  Med: 24.1 Max: 71.84
Current: 17.3
9.48
71.84
ROA % 5.23
PPG's ROA % is ranked higher than
58% of the 1000 Companies
in the Global Specialty Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 4.12 vs. PPG: 5.23 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROA % only.
PPG' s ROA % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 2.32  Med: 6.79 Max: 20.36
Current: 5.23
2.32
20.36
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % 23.94
PPG's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % is ranked higher than
74% of the 993 Companies
in the Global Specialty Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 12.99 vs. PPG: 23.94 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % only.
PPG' s ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 17.64  Med: 30.25 Max: 50.06
Current: 23.94
17.64
50.06
3-Year Revenue Growth Rate 3.90
PPG's 3-Year Revenue Growth Rate is ranked higher than
62% of the 917 Companies
in the Global Specialty Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 1.50 vs. PPG: 3.90 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year Revenue Growth Rate only.
PPG' s 3-Year Revenue Growth Rate Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -4.8  Med: 4.4 Max: 21.9
Current: 3.9
-4.8
21.9
3-Year EBITDA Growth Rate -6.40
PPG's 3-Year EBITDA Growth Rate is ranked lower than
81% of the 816 Companies
in the Global Specialty Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 8.80 vs. PPG: -6.40 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year EBITDA Growth Rate only.
PPG' s 3-Year EBITDA Growth Rate Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -30.1  Med: 3.1 Max: 38.2
Current: -6.4
-30.1
38.2
3-Year EPS without NRI Growth Rate -13.60
PPG's 3-Year EPS without NRI Growth Rate is ranked lower than
82% of the 744 Companies
in the Global Specialty Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 9.20 vs. PPG: -13.60 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year EPS without NRI Growth Rate only.
PPG' s 3-Year EPS without NRI Growth Rate Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -20  Med: 12.2 Max: 31.8
Current: -13.6
-20
31.8
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Guru Trades

Q1 2016

PPG Guru Trades in Q1 2016

Diamond Hill Capital 177,244 sh (New)
Mario Gabelli 26,490 sh (+0.06%)
Dodge & Cox 18,000 sh (unchged)
Paul Tudor Jones 6,800 sh (unchged)
Paul Tudor Jones 8,200 sh (unchged)
Steven Cohen Sold Out
Ray Dalio Sold Out
Paul Tudor Jones 112,692 sh (-14.78%)
David Tepper 630,462 sh (-16.07%)
Louis Moore Bacon 160,471 sh (-17.44%)
Ken Fisher 2,469 sh (-19.08%)
Jim Simons 385,900 sh (-31.49%)
Joel Greenblatt 8,962 sh (-50.73%)
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Q2 2016

PPG Guru Trades in Q2 2016

Ray Dalio 69,020 sh (New)
Lee Ainslie 29,540 sh (New)
Louis Moore Bacon 236,347 sh (+47.28%)
Jim Simons 540,400 sh (+40.04%)
Dodge & Cox 18,000 sh (unchged)
Paul Tudor Jones 4,600 sh (unchged)
Diamond Hill Capital Sold Out
Mario Gabelli 26,326 sh (-0.62%)
Ken Fisher 1,979 sh (-19.85%)
Joel Greenblatt 3,193 sh (-64.37%)
David Tepper 217,419 sh (-65.51%)
Paul Tudor Jones 14,347 sh (-87.27%)
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Q3 2016

PPG Guru Trades in Q3 2016

First Eagle Investment 54,100 sh (New)
Chris Davis 42,700 sh (New)
Joel Greenblatt 68,815 sh (+2055.18%)
Ken Fisher 2,135 sh (+7.88%)
Dodge & Cox 18,000 sh (unchged)
David Tepper Sold Out
Paul Tudor Jones Sold Out
Ray Dalio Sold Out
Lee Ainslie 29,310 sh (-0.78%)
Jim Simons 245,300 sh (-54.61%)
Mario Gabelli 11,126 sh (-57.74%)
Louis Moore Bacon 65,505 sh (-72.28%)
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Q4 2016

PPG Guru Trades in Q4 2016

John Rogers 12,113 sh (New)
Ray Dalio 160,207 sh (New)
Steven Cohen 135,000 sh (New)
Paul Tudor Jones 33,650 sh (New)
Joel Greenblatt 99,976 sh (+45.28%)
Chris Davis 57,580 sh (+34.85%)
Jim Simons 253,300 sh (+3.26%)
Dodge & Cox 18,000 sh (unchged)
Lee Ainslie Sold Out
Ken Fisher Sold Out
First Eagle Investment Sold Out
Mario Gabelli 4,461 sh (-59.90%)
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Business Description

Industry: Chemicals » Specialty Chemicals    NAICS: 325510    SIC: 2851
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Traded in other countries:PPQ.Germany, PPG.Mexico,
PPG Industries Inc is engaged in manufacturing and distributing coatings, specialty materials and glass products. The Company has three reportable business segments: Performance Coatings, Industrial Coatings and Glass.

PPG is a global producer of coatings and glass. The company is the world's largest producer of coatings after the purchase of selected AkzoNobel assets. PPG's products are sold to a wide variety of end users, including the automotive, aerospace, construction, and industrial markets. The company has a footprint in many regions around the globe, with less than half of sales coming from North America in recent years. PPG is focused on its coatings and specialty products and expansion into emerging regions, as exemplified by the Comex acquisition.

Ratios

vs
industry
vs
history
PE Ratio 32.09
PPG's PE Ratio is ranked lower than
72% of the 1168 Companies
in the Global Specialty Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 19.09 vs. PPG: 32.09 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PE Ratio only.
PPG' s PE Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 5.91  Med: 16.83 Max: 41.94
Current: 32.09
5.91
41.94
Forward PE Ratio 16.61
PPG's Forward PE Ratio is ranked higher than
51% of the 146 Companies
in the Global Specialty Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 16.67 vs. PPG: 16.61 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward PE Ratio only.
N/A
PE Ratio without NRI 47.70
PPG's PE Ratio without NRI is ranked lower than
80% of the 960 Companies
in the Global Specialty Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 19.32 vs. PPG: 47.70 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PE Ratio without NRI only.
PPG' s PE Ratio without NRI Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 9.47  Med: 21.84 Max: 47.81
Current: 47.7
9.47
47.81
Price-to-Owner-Earnings 28.90
PPG's Price-to-Owner-Earnings is ranked lower than
68% of the 491 Companies
in the Global Specialty Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 18.64 vs. PPG: 28.90 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Owner-Earnings only.
PPG' s Price-to-Owner-Earnings Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 5.37  Med: 16.02 Max: 39.64
Current: 28.9
5.37
39.64
PB Ratio 5.75
PPG's PB Ratio is ranked lower than
87% of the 1206 Companies
in the Global Specialty Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 1.89 vs. PPG: 5.75 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PB Ratio only.
PPG' s PB Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.5  Med: 3.9 Max: 6.22
Current: 5.75
1.5
6.22
PS Ratio 1.87
PPG's PS Ratio is ranked lower than
65% of the 1177 Companies
in the Global Specialty Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 1.31 vs. PPG: 1.87 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PS Ratio only.
PPG' s PS Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.32  Med: 1.15 Max: 2.24
Current: 1.87
0.32
2.24
Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow 30.27
PPG's Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow is ranked lower than
77% of the 529 Companies
in the Global Specialty Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 16.88 vs. PPG: 30.27 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow only.
PPG' s Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 4.88  Med: 15.59 Max: 81.97
Current: 30.27
4.88
81.97
Price-to-Operating-Cash-Flow 21.13
PPG's Price-to-Operating-Cash-Flow is ranked lower than
87% of the 620 Companies
in the Global Specialty Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 9.20 vs. PPG: 21.13 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Operating-Cash-Flow only.
PPG' s Price-to-Operating-Cash-Flow Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 3.58  Med: 11.49 Max: 34.89
Current: 21.13
3.58
34.89
EV-to-EBIT 29.71
PPG's EV-to-EBIT is ranked lower than
82% of the 1212 Companies
in the Global Specialty Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 14.79 vs. PPG: 29.71 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBIT only.
PPG' s EV-to-EBIT Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 7.1  Med: 14.8 Max: 30.7
Current: 29.71
7.1
30.7
EV-to-EBITDA 20.12
PPG's EV-to-EBITDA is ranked lower than
79% of the 1247 Companies
in the Global Specialty Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 10.65 vs. PPG: 20.12 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBITDA only.
PPG' s EV-to-EBITDA Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 4.8  Med: 9.95 Max: 20.8
Current: 20.12
4.8
20.8
PEG Ratio 10.73
PPG's PEG Ratio is ranked lower than
86% of the 437 Companies
in the Global Specialty Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 1.96 vs. PPG: 10.73 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PEG Ratio only.
PPG' s PEG Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.77  Med: 3.72 Max: 124.81
Current: 10.73
0.77
124.81
Shiller PE Ratio 24.24
PPG's Shiller PE Ratio is ranked higher than
75% of the 187 Companies
in the Global Specialty Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 36.92 vs. PPG: 24.24 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Shiller PE Ratio only.
PPG' s Shiller PE Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 8.81  Med: 23.17 Max: 31.24
Current: 24.24
8.81
31.24
Current Ratio 1.52
PPG's Current Ratio is ranked lower than
62% of the 859 Companies
in the Global Specialty Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 1.80 vs. PPG: 1.52 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Current Ratio only.
PPG' s Current Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.22  Med: 1.54 Max: 1.95
Current: 1.52
1.22
1.95
Quick Ratio 1.16
PPG's Quick Ratio is ranked lower than
58% of the 859 Companies
in the Global Specialty Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 1.32 vs. PPG: 1.16 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Quick Ratio only.
PPG' s Quick Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.78  Med: 1.17 Max: 1.51
Current: 1.16
0.78
1.51
Days Inventory 75.61
PPG's Days Inventory is ranked lower than
59% of the 940 Companies
in the Global Specialty Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 64.70 vs. PPG: 75.61 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Inventory only.
PPG' s Days Inventory Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 58.12  Med: 75.43 Max: 79.77
Current: 75.61
58.12
79.77
Days Sales Outstanding 56.47
PPG's Days Sales Outstanding is ranked higher than
54% of the 781 Companies
in the Global Specialty Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 58.95 vs. PPG: 56.47 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Sales Outstanding only.
PPG' s Days Sales Outstanding Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 56.47  Med: 69.24 Max: 78.53
Current: 56.47
56.47
78.53
Days Payable 85.81
PPG's Days Payable is ranked higher than
78% of the 740 Companies
in the Global Specialty Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 49.46 vs. PPG: 85.81 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Payable only.
PPG' s Days Payable Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 50.39  Med: 76.31 Max: 87.82
Current: 85.81
50.39
87.82

Dividend & Buy Back

vs
industry
vs
history
Dividend Yield % 1.53
PPG's Dividend Yield % is ranked lower than
57% of the 1115 Companies
in the Global Specialty Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 1.81 vs. PPG: 1.53 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Dividend Yield % only.
PPG' s Dividend Yield % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.11  Med: 2.48 Max: 7.14
Current: 1.53
1.11
7.14
Dividend Payout Ratio 0.74
PPG's Dividend Payout Ratio is ranked lower than
75% of the 741 Companies
in the Global Specialty Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 0.32 vs. PPG: 0.74 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Dividend Payout Ratio only.
PPG' s Dividend Payout Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.29  Med: 0.45 Max: 1.05
Current: 0.74
0.29
1.05
3-Year Dividend Growth Rate 8.80
PPG's 3-Year Dividend Growth Rate is ranked higher than
54% of the 537 Companies
in the Global Specialty Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 7.50 vs. PPG: 8.80 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year Dividend Growth Rate only.
PPG' s 3-Year Dividend Growth Rate Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 2.1  Med: 3.7 Max: 8.8
Current: 8.8
2.1
8.8
Forward Dividend Yield % 1.54
PPG's Forward Dividend Yield % is ranked lower than
59% of the 1089 Companies
in the Global Specialty Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 1.93 vs. PPG: 1.54 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward Dividend Yield % only.
N/A
5-Year Yield-on-Cost % 2.14
PPG's 5-Year Yield-on-Cost % is ranked lower than
52% of the 1273 Companies
in the Global Specialty Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 2.20 vs. PPG: 2.14 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 5-Year Yield-on-Cost % only.
PPG' s 5-Year Yield-on-Cost % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.54  Med: 3.44 Max: 9.87
Current: 2.14
1.54
9.87
3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio 1.60
PPG's 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio is ranked higher than
91% of the 484 Companies
in the Global Specialty Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: -1.30 vs. PPG: 1.60 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio only.
PPG' s 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -0.6  Med: 1.4 Max: 4.7
Current: 1.6
-0.6
4.7

Valuation & Return

vs
industry
vs
history
Price-to-Intrinsic-Value-Projected-FCF 1.74
PPG's Price-to-Intrinsic-Value-Projected-FCF is ranked lower than
56% of the 689 Companies
in the Global Specialty Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 1.49 vs. PPG: 1.74 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Intrinsic-Value-Projected-FCF only.
PPG' s Price-to-Intrinsic-Value-Projected-FCF Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.52  Med: 1.18 Max: 1.85
Current: 1.74
0.52
1.85
Price-to-Intrinsic-Value-DCF (Earnings Based) 3.85
PPG's Price-to-Intrinsic-Value-DCF (Earnings Based) is ranked lower than
92% of the 98 Companies
in the Global Specialty Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 1.62 vs. PPG: 3.85 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Intrinsic-Value-DCF (Earnings Based) only.
N/A
Price-to-Median-PS-Value 1.63
PPG's Price-to-Median-PS-Value is ranked lower than
62% of the 1127 Companies
in the Global Specialty Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 1.43 vs. PPG: 1.63 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Median-PS-Value only.
PPG' s Price-to-Median-PS-Value Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.38  Med: 1.01 Max: 1.89
Current: 1.63
0.38
1.89
Price-to-Peter-Lynch-Fair-Value 3.97
PPG's Price-to-Peter-Lynch-Fair-Value is ranked lower than
90% of the 342 Companies
in the Global Specialty Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 1.25 vs. PPG: 3.97 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Peter-Lynch-Fair-Value only.
PPG' s Price-to-Peter-Lynch-Fair-Value Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.39  Med: 2.54 Max: 5.44
Current: 3.97
0.39
5.44
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % 3.38
PPG's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % is ranked lower than
70% of the 1334 Companies
in the Global Specialty Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 6.06 vs. PPG: 3.38 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % only.
PPG' s Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 3.3  Med: 6.75 Max: 14.2
Current: 3.38
3.3
14.2
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) % 16.22
PPG's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) % is ranked higher than
71% of the 589 Companies
in the Global Specialty Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 8.16 vs. PPG: 16.22 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) % only.
PPG' s Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 5.2  Med: 11.8 Max: 28.5
Current: 16.22
5.2
28.5

More Statistics

Revenue (TTM) (Mil) $15,022
EPS (TTM) $ 3.27
Beta1.76
Short Percentage of Float1.08%
52-Week Range $89.64 - 117.00
Shares Outstanding (Mil)256.66

Analyst Estimate

Dec17 Dec18 Dec19
Revenue (Mil $) 14,853 15,341 15,976
EPS ($) 6.28 6.89 7.55
EPS without NRI ($) 6.28 6.89 7.55
EPS Growth Rate
(Future 3Y To 5Y Estimate)
7.09%
Dividends per Share ($) 1.68 1.78 2.11

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