PPG Industries Dividend yield

 Price  143.01
 Dividend  2.36
 Earnings  5.05
 Cash-flow  8.88
 Book value  23.84
 Equity  23.17

PPG Industries is part of Chemicals business, which is part of Basic Materials industry. PPG Industries is a company from USA, and his stocks are publicly traded.

PPG Industries paid a total dividend of 559 million USD last year, for a market value of 33,893 millions (Market Cap 33,784 millions). Dividend per share of PPG Industries is 2.36 USD, and his stock market price 143.01 USD.

According to the chart below, where dividend yield is displayed, PPG Industries has a dividend yield of 1.65%, lower than the amount offered by both the market average and companies from USA. It is also lower than average of Basic Materials industry. This low dividend yield might has several explanations: company overpriced, expanding their business,...

In addition, you should compare PPG Industries dividend yield with other Chemicals companies or firms from USA.

Dividend yield of PPG Industries

PPG Industries Dividend Payout

About the ability of PPG Industries to maintain his current dividend of USD 2.36 per share, an amount that accounts for 1.65%, we should study its payout ratio both on earnings and on cash-flows (see chart below). PPG Industries payout on ernings is currently 46.73%, which is higher than the market average, but lower than companies of Basic Materials industry, which are 39.27% and 51.13% respectively. Both figures show that PPG Industries should not have problems to continue paying his dividend.

The payout on earnings should be complemented with the payout on cash flow since it is this last amount the one which can be distributed to shareholders. Cash flow per share of PPG Industries is USD 8.88 per share, which is higher than the dividend per share paid by the company of USD 2.36, so the company generates enough cash to maintain his dividend in the future.

The following figure shows payout ratios over earnings and cashflow of PPG Industries, compared againt world market average, USA companies, Basic Materials industry and Chemicals sector companies.

PPG Industries payout

PPG Industries Dividend History

Year Yield  USD  Paypout  Shares* 

*In millions

PPG Industries Stock performance

Finally, last moth PPG Industries showed a return of -10.40% compared to a worldwide -1.33% average, and a -2.32% of Basic Materials firms. Over the last year, the company obtained a 17.10% versus a worldwide performance of a 31.58%. More detailed information can be seen in the following graph for USA and Chemicals firms.

PPG Industries stock and market return