Fact based stock research
PPG (NYSE:PPG)


PPG stock research in summary

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PPG shares have a SELL rating. While they are good value, they are riskily financed, and show below average growth. We recommend selling PPG shares.


Latest Obermatt Ranks


Country USA
Industry Specialty Chemicals
Index S&P 500
Size class XX-Large

March 22, 2018. Top 10 stocks updated on Top 10 schedule or at least quarterly. ()




Research History: PPG

STOCK RESEARCH SUMMARY 2015 2016 2017 2018
STOCK VALUE RANKS
66
61
64
64
STOCK GROWTH RANKS
35
46
20
20
STOCK SAFETY RANKS
80
63
80
43
COMBINED STOCK RANKS
71
63
72
30

Last update of Combined Rank: 22-Mar-2018. Stock research history is based on the Obermatt Method. The higher the rank, the better is PPG in the corresponding investment strategy.


Value Metrics in Detail

Last update of Value Rank: 22-Mar-2018. Stock analysis on value ratios: The higher the rank, the lower the value ratio of PPG; except for dividend yield where the rank is higher, the higher the yield.


Growth Metrics in Detail

GROWTH METRICS 2015 2016 2017 2018
REVENUE GROWTH
45
38
15
16
PROFIT GROWTH
66
66
66
11
STOCK RETURNS
13
34
83
84
CONSOLIDATED RANK: GROWTH
35
46
20
20

Financial reporting date of Growth Rank: 31-Dec-2017. Stock analysis on growth metrics: The higher the rank, the higher the growth and returns of PPG.


Safety Metrics in Detail

SAFETY METRICS 2015 2016 2017 2018
LEVERAGE
64
50
46
43
REFINANCING
56
50
57
39
LIQUIDITY
85
72
61
61
CONSOLIDATED RANK: SAFETY
80
63
80
43

Financial reporting date of Safety Rank: 31-Dec-2017. Stock analysis on safety metrics: The higher the rank, the lower the leverage of PPG and the more cash is available to service its debt.


Stock analysis by the purely financial fact-based Obermatt Method for the investment strategies Value, Growth and Safety for PPG from March 22, 2018.