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Ppg Inds Inc: (PPG)

(Market Close from NYSE) As of Dec 26, 2014 04:03 PM ET

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$231.59 USD

231.59
302,492

+0.47 (0.20%)

Volume: 302,492

Zacks Rank : 3-Hold [?]     3    

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Zacks Rank Definition Annualized Return
1 Strong Buy 26.65%
2 Buy 18.84%
3 Hold 10.45%
4 Sell 4.76%
5 Strong Sell 2.56%
S&P 500 10.28%

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Quote Overview

Stock Activity

Open 231.38
Day Low 230.59
Day High 232.79
52 Wk Low 171.56
52 Wk High 232.79
Avg. Volume 853,884
Market Cap 31.78 B
Dividend 2.68 ( 1.16%)
Beta 1.24

Key Earnings Data

Forward PE 24.09
PEG Ratio 2.37
Current Qtr Est 1.97
Current Yr Est 9.60
Most Accurate Est 1.98
Qtr Earnings ESP[?] 0.51%
Exp Earnings Date 1/15/15
Prior Year EPS 9.44
Exp EPS Growth 10.15%
Industry CHEM-DIVERSIFD

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Zacks Rank [?] Hold 3
Zacks Industry Rank 162 / 265 (Bottom 39%)
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This is our short term rating system that serves as a timeliness indicator for stocks over the next 1 to 3 months. How good is it? See rankings and related performance below.

Zacks Rank Definition Annualized Return
1 Strong Buy 26.65%
2 Buy 18.84%
3 Hold 10.45%
4 Sell 4.76%
5 Strong Sell 2.56%
S&P 500 10.28%

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Top Peers Symbol Zacks Rank
PPG INDS INC PPG
INNOSPEC INC IOSP
VALHI INC VHI
ALBEMARLE CORP ALB
CELANESE CP-A CE
JOHNSON MATTHEY JMPLY
KRONOS WORLDWD KRO
STEPAN CO SCL
TRECORA RESRCS TREC
AIR PRODS & CHE APD

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