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PPG Industries


Founded as Pittsburg Plate Glass, the company makes paint, protective and decorative coatings, flat glass, and glass products and has 156 manufacturing facilities in 70 countries.

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Michael H. McGarry

CEO Title

Chairman & Chief Executive Officer





HQ Location

Pittsburgh, PA

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Includes revenues from discontinued operations. Profile provided by S&P Global.
Key Financials (Last Fiscal Year)
$ millions% change
Revenues ($M)$15,178-1.0%
Profits ($M)$877.0-37.6%
Assets ($M)$15,769
Total Stockholder Equity ($M)$4,826
Market Value — as of March 31, 2017 ($M)$26,970
Profit Ratios
Profit as % of Revenues5.8%
Profits as % of Assets5.6%
Profits as % of Stockholder Equity18.2%
Earnings Per Share (Last Fiscal Year)
Earnings Per Share ($)3.28
EPS % Change (from 2015)-36.2%
EPS % Change (5 year annual rate)-0.9%
EPS % Change (10 year annual rate)4.4%
Total Return
Total Return to Investors (2016)-2.7%
Total Return to Investors (5 year, annualized)19.7%
Total Return to Investors (10 year, annualized)14.2%
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