Top 10 Performing Stocks To Invest In Right Now: PPG Industries Inc.(PPG)
PPG Industries, Inc. manufactures and supplies protective and decorative coatings. The company offers coatings products for automotive and commercial transport/fleet repair and refurbishing, specialty coatings for signs, and light industrial coatings; and sealants, coatings, and technical cleaners/transparencies for commercial, military, regional jet, general aviation aircraft, and transparent armor for military land vehicles. It also provides coatings and finishes for the protection of metals and structures to metal fabricators, heavy duty maintenance contractors, and manufacturers of ships, bridges, rail cars, and shipping containers; and coatings to painting and maintenance contractors. In addition, PPG sells industrial and automotive coatings to manufacturing companies; adhesives and sealants for the automotive industry; metal pretreatments and related chemicals; and coatings and inks for aerosol, food, and beverage containers. Further, it supplies lenses, sunlenses, a nd optical lens materials; amorphous precipitated silicas for tire and battery separator markets; and Teslin substrate used in radio frequency identification tags and labels, e-passports, drivers? licenses, and identification cards applications. Additionally, PPG offers chlor-alkali and derivative products, such as chlorine, caustic soda, vinyl chloride monomer, chlorinated solvents, calcium hypochlorite, ethylene dichloride, hydrochloric acid, and phosgene derivatives to chemical processing, rubber and plastics, paper, minerals, metals, and water treatment industries. It also produces flat glass and continuous-strand fiber glass for commercial and residential construction, wind energy, energy infrastructure, transportation, and electronics industries. PPG sells its products through company-owned stores, home centers, paint dealers, and independent distri! butors, as well as directly to customers worldwide. The company was founded in 1883 and is headquartered in Pittsburgh, P e nnsylvania.Advisors' Opinion:
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ThursdayEarnings Expected From:Verizon Communications Inc., UnitedHealth Group Incorporated, Schlumberger N.V. , PPG Industries, Inc. (NYSE: PPG), Philip Morris International Inc., Goldman Sachs Group, Inc., Google Inc., Chipotle Mexican Grill, Inc. Economic Releases Expected: Italian trade balance, eurozone CPI, US manufacturing production, US industrial production, US oil inventory data
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ThursdayEarnings Expected From: SAP AG (NYSE: SAP), Novartis AG (NYSE: NVS), UnitedHealth Group Incorporated (NYSE: UNH), Mattel, Inc, (NASDAQ: MAT), Key Corp (NYSE: KEY), Philip Morris International (NYSE: PM), Morgan Stanley (NYSE: MS), PPG Industries, Inc (NYSE: PPG), The Blackstone Group L.P. (NYSE: BX), Schlumberger N.V. (NYSE: SLB), International Business Machines (NYSE: IBM), Google Inc. (NASDAQ: GOOG) Economic Releases Expected: Chinese house prices, US housing starts, eurozone CPI, Hong Kong’s unemployment rate
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PPG Industries Inc.(PPG) agreed to acquire architectural and industrial coatings company Consorcio Comex SA for $2.3 billion. PPG Chief Executive Charles E. Bunch said the acquisition is complementary to the paint and coatings maker’s business.
- [By Shauna O'Brien]
PPG Industries, Inc. (PPG) announced on Monday morning that it has agreed to acquire Consorcio Comex, S.A. de C.V.
PPG will acquire architectural and industrial coatings company Consorcio Comex for approximately $2.3 billion. The deal is subject to regulatory approvals and customary closing conditions. PPG reported that it plans to fund the deal with currently held cash and short term investments.
Comex is Mexico-based coatings manufac! turer tha! t sells its products in 3,600 stores in Mexico and Central America. The company is a privately held company and was founded in 1952.PPG Dividend Snapshot
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PPG Industries shares were up $5.97, or 2.93% during pre-market trading Monday. The stock is up 7.59% YTD.
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