4. As of noon trading, PPG Industries ( PPG) is up $1.55 (0.9%) to $164.97 on average volume. Thus far, 310,804 shares of PPG Industries exchanged hands as compared to its average daily volume of 651,900 shares. The stock has ranged in price between $163.21-$165.11 after having opened the day at $164.23 as compared to the previous trading day's close of $163.42. PPG Industries, Inc. operates as a coatings and specialty products company. PPG Industries has a market cap of $23.8 billion and is part of the basic materials sector. Shares are up 22.9% year to date as of the close of trading on Monday. Currently there are 12 analysts that rate PPG Industries a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 6 rate it a hold. TheStreet Ratings rates PPG Industries as a buy. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its revenue growth, largely solid financial position with reasonable debt levels by most measures, solid stock price performance, good cash flow from operations and expanding profit margins. We feel these strengths outweigh the fact that the company has had sub par growth in net income. Get the full PPG Industries Ratings Report now. 3x UPSIDE POTENTIAL: TheStreet Quant Ratings has identified a handful of stocks that can potentially TRIPLE in the next 12-months. Learn more.