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Executive Summary

PPG Industries, Inc. manufactures and distributes paints, coatings, and specialty materials worldwide. More Details


Snowflake Analysis

Average dividend payer with mediocre balance sheet.


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Share Price & News

How has PPG Industries's share price performed over time and what events caused price changes?


Latest Share Price and Events

Stable Share Price: PPG has not had significant price volatility in the past 3 months.


Market Performance


7 Day Return

0.6%

PPG

-1.2%

US Chemicals

-2.4%

US Market


1 Year Return

7.2%

PPG

9.8%

US Chemicals

18.2%

US Market

Return vs Industry: PPG underperformed the US Chemicals industry which returned 11.3% over the past year.

Return vs Market: PPG underperformed the US Market which returned 19.5% over the past year.


Shareholder returns

PPGIndustryMarket
7 Day0.6%-1.2%-2.4%
30 Day6.8%-0.5%4.2%
90 Day20.3%5.3%6.3%
1 Year9.3%7.2%12.3%9.8%20.9%18.2%
3 Year20.5%14.4%15.6%-6.1%41.2%31.8%
5 Year41.9%30.5%63.6%25.7%84.8%63.9%

Price Volatility Vs. Market

How volatile is PPG Industries's share price compared to the market and industry in the last 5 years?


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Valuation

Is PPG Industries undervalued compared to its fair value and its price relative to the market?

31.71x

Price to Earnings (PE) ratio


Share Price vs. Fair Value

Below Fair Value: PPG ($134.32) is trading above our estimate of fair value ($89.7)

Significantly Below Fair Value: PPG is trading above our estimate of fair value.


Price To Earnings Ratio

PE vs Industry: PPG is poor value based on its PE Ratio (31.7x) compared to the US Chemicals industry average (28x).

PE vs Market: PPG is poor value based on its PE Ratio (31.7x) compared to the US market (19x).


Price to Earnings Growth Ratio

PEG Ratio: PPG is poor value based on its PEG Ratio (1.9x)


Price to Book Ratio

PB vs Industry: PPG is overvalued based on its PB Ratio (6.6x) compared to the US Chemicals industry average (2.1x).


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Future Growth

How is PPG Industries forecast to perform in the next 1 to 3 years based on estimates from 23 analysts?

17.1%

Forecasted annual earnings growth


Earnings and Revenue Growth Forecasts


Analyst Future Growth Forecasts

Earnings vs Savings Rate: PPG's forecast earnings growth (17.1% per year) is above the savings rate (2.2%).

Earnings vs Market: PPG's earnings (17.1% per year) are forecast to grow slower than the US market (22.1% per year).

High Growth Earnings: PPG's earnings are forecast to grow, but not significantly.

Revenue vs Market: PPG's revenue (5.8% per year) is forecast to grow slower than the US market (10% per year).

High Growth Revenue: PPG's revenue (5.8% per year) is forecast to grow slower than 20% per year.


Earnings per Share Growth Forecasts


Future Return on Equity

Future ROE: PPG's Return on Equity is forecast to be high in 3 years time (28.9%)


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Past Performance

How has PPG Industries performed over the past 5 years?

2.8%

Historical annual earnings growth


Earnings and Revenue History

Quality Earnings: PPG has high quality earnings.

Growing Profit Margin: PPG's current net profit margins (7.2%) are lower than last year (8%).


Past Earnings Growth Analysis

Earnings Trend: PPG's earnings have grown by 2.8% per year over the past 5 years.

Accelerating Growth: PPG's has had negative earnings growth over the past year, so it can't be compared to its 5-year average.

Earnings vs Industry: PPG had negative earnings growth (-16.8%) over the past year, making it difficult to compare to the Chemicals industry average (-18.6%).


Return on Equity

High ROE: Whilst PPG's Return on Equity (20.66%) is high, this metric is skewed due to their high level of debt.


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Financial Health

How is PPG Industries's financial position?


Financial Position Analysis

Short Term Liabilities: PPG's short term assets ($7.1B) exceed its short term liabilities ($5.2B).

Long Term Liabilities: PPG's short term assets ($7.1B) do not cover its long term liabilities ($8.0B).


Debt to Equity History and Analysis

Debt Level: PPG's debt to equity ratio (127.4%) is considered high.

Reducing Debt: PPG's debt to equity ratio has increased from 85.9% to 127.4% over the past 5 years.

Debt Coverage: PPG's debt is well covered by operating cash flow (30.5%).

Interest Coverage: PPG's interest payments on its debt are well covered by EBIT (14.3x coverage).


Balance Sheet


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Dividend

What is PPG Industries's current dividend yield, its reliability and sustainability?

1.61%

Current Dividend Yield


Upcoming Dividend Payment


Dividend Yield vs Market

Notable Dividend: PPG's dividend (1.61%) isn’t notable compared to the bottom 25% of dividend payers in the US market (1.62%).

High Dividend: PPG's dividend (1.61%) is low compared to the top 25% of dividend payers in the US market (4.66%).


Stability and Growth of Payments

Stable Dividend: PPG's dividends per share have been stable in the past 10 years.

Growing Dividend: PPG's dividend payments have increased over the past 10 years.


Current Payout to Shareholders

Dividend Coverage: With its reasonably low payout ratio (48.2%), PPG's dividend payments are well covered by earnings.


Future Payout to Shareholders

Future Dividend Coverage: PPG's dividends in 3 years are forecast to be well covered by earnings (29.2% payout ratio).


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Management

How experienced are the management team and are they aligned to shareholders interests?

4.1yrs

Average management tenure


CEO

Michael McGarry (62 yo)

5.08yrs

Tenure

US$15,117,938

Compensation

Mr. Michael H. McGarry has been the Chief Executive Officer and Chairman of the Board at PPG Industries, Inc. since September 1, 2015 and since September 1, 2016 respectively and served as its President si ...


CEO Compensation Analysis

Compensation vs Market: Michael's total compensation ($USD15.12M) is above average for companies of similar size in the US market ($USD11.20M).

Compensation vs Earnings: Michael's compensation has increased by more than 20% whilst company earnings have fallen more than 20% in the past year.


Leadership Team

NamePositionTenureCompensationOwnership
Michael McGarry
Chairman & CEO5.08yrsUS$15.12m0.065%
$ 20.5m
Vincent Morales
Senior VP & CFO3.58yrsUS$3.80m0.0083%
$ 2.6m
Timothy Knavish
Executive Vice President4.58yrsUS$3.09m0.0075%
$ 2.4m
Ramaparasad Vadlamannati
Senior VP of Protective & Marine Coatings and President of PPG EMEA4.58yrsUS$1.95m0.0098%
$ 3.1m
Rebecca Liebert
Executive Vice President2.33yrsUS$2.11m0.0032%
$ 1.0m
Malesia Dunn
Executive Director of PPG Foundationno datano datano data
David Bem
VP of Science & Technology and CTO4.58yrsno datano data
John Bruno
Director of Investor Relations3.25yrsno datano data
Anne Foulkes
Senior VP & General Counsel2.17yrsno data0.0044%
$ 1.4m
Peg Curry
Head of Corporate Business Communications & Administrative Secretaryno datano datano data
Jeffrey Davies
Vice President of Corporate Development7.17yrsno datano data
Kevin Walling
Chief Human Resources Officer0.67yrno datano data

4.1yrs

Average Tenure

54.5yo

Average Age

Experienced Management: PPG's management team is considered experienced (4.1 years average tenure).


Board Members

NamePositionTenureCompensationOwnership
Michael McGarry
Chairman & CEO5.08yrsUS$15.12m0.065%
$ 20.5m
John Faraci
Independent Director8yrsUS$280.01k0.000080%
$ 25.4k
Hugh Grant
Independent Lead Directorno dataUS$335.01k0.00042%
$ 133.1k
Kathleen Ligocki
Independent Director0.50yrno data0.000040%
$ 12.7k
Stephen Angel
Independent Director9.83yrsUS$280.01k0.00042%
$ 133.1k
Gary Heminger
Independent Director3.25yrsUS$280.01k0.00021%
$ 66.6k
Martin Richenhagen
Independent Director13.08yrsUS$305.01k0.011%
$ 3.4m
Michael Lamach
Independent Director5.5yrsUS$280.01k0.00042%
$ 133.1k
Catherine Smith
Independent Director1.5yrsUS$280.01k0.00055%
$ 174.3k
Melanie Healey
Independent Director4.25yrsUS$289.01k0.0011%
$ 339.2k
Steven Davis
Independent Director1.5yrsUS$287.51k0.00021%
$ 66.6k

4.2yrs

Average Tenure

62yo

Average Age

Experienced Board: PPG's board of directors are considered experienced (4.2 years average tenure).


Ownership

Who are the major shareholders and have insiders been buying or selling?


Insider Trading Volume

Insider Buying: Insufficient data to determine if insiders have bought more shares than they have sold in the past 3 months.


Ownership Breakdown

Dilution of Shares: Shareholders have not been meaningfully diluted in the past year.


Top Shareholders

Company Information

PPG Industries, Inc.'s company bio, employee growth, exchange listings and data sources


Key Information

  • Name: PPG Industries, Inc.
  • Ticker: PPG
  • Exchange: NYSE
  • Founded: 1883
  • Industry: Specialty Chemicals
  • Sector: Materials
  • Market Cap: US$31.696b
  • Shares outstanding: 235.98m
  • Website: https://www.ppg.com

Number of Employees


Location

  • PPG Industries, Inc.
  • One PPG Place
  • Pittsburgh
  • Pennsylvania
  • 15272
  • United States

Listings

TickerExchangePrimary SecuritySecurity TypeCountryCurrencyListed on
PPGNYSE (New York Stock Exchange)YesCommon StockUSUSDJan 1968
PPQDB (Deutsche Boerse AG)YesCommon StockDEEURJan 1968
PPG *BMV (Bolsa Mexicana de Valores)YesCommon StockMXMXNJan 1968
0KEILSE (London Stock Exchange)YesCommon StockGBUSDJan 1968
PPQETLX (Eurotlx)YesCommon StockITEURJan 1968
P1PG34BOVESPA (Bolsa de Valores de Sao Paulo)BDR EACH 2 REPR 1 SHS UNSPONBRBRLJan 2020

Biography

PPG Industries, Inc. manufactures and distributes paints, coatings, and specialty materials worldwide. The company’s Performance Coatings segment offers coatings, solvents, adhesives, sundries, and softwar ...


Company Analysis and Financial Data Status

All financial data provided by Standard & Poor's Capital IQ.
DataLast Updated (UTC time)
Company Analysis2020/10/20 01:00
End of Day Share Price2020/10/19 00:00
Earnings2020/06/30
Annual Earnings2019/12/31


Unless specified all financial data is based on a yearly period but updated quarterly. This is known as Trailing Twelve Month (TTM) or Last Twelve Month (LTM) Data. Learn more here.