Shares of PPG Industries Inc.
inched 0.25% higher to $150.71 Wednesday, on what proved to be an all-around positive trading session for the stock market, with the S&P 500 Index
rising 0.85% to 4,480.70 and the Dow Jones Industrial Average
rising 0.68% to 34,814.39. The stock’s rise snapped a three-day losing streak. PPG Industries Inc. closed $32.26 short of its 52-week high ($182.97), which the company achieved on June 7th.
The stock demonstrated a mixed performance when compared to some of its competitors Wednesday, as Sherwin-Williams Co.
rose 0.18% to $299.41, BASF SE ADR
fell 0.47% to $19.20, and Owens Corning
rose 1.11% to $94.58. Trading volume (1.0 M) remained 124,387 below its 50-day average volume of 1.1 M.