11.89% to Target, Robert W. Baird Keeps “Buy” Rating for PPG Industries (PPG) Stock; Last Week Hydrogenics (HYGS) Coverage

Among 5 analysts covering Hydrogenics (NASDAQ:HYGS), 4 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 1 Hold. Therefore 80% are positive. Hydrogenics had 17 analyst reports since August 14, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The stock has “Buy” rating by Roth Capital on Friday, October 27. Cowen & Co maintained the stock with “Hold” rating in Friday, August 11 report. Roth Capital initiated the shares of HYGS in report on Wednesday, February 3 with “Buy” rating. The firm has “Buy” rating by Roth Capital given on Monday, July 31. The rating was maintained by Roth Capital on Saturday, August 15 with “Buy”. The firm has “Hold” rating given on Monday, July 10 by Cowen & Co. The firm has “Buy” rating by Rodman & Renshaw given on Tuesday, November 8. Rodman & Renshaw initiated Hydrogenics Corporation (NASDAQ:HYGS) on Monday, August 31 with “Buy” rating. Cowen & Co maintained the stock with “Hold” rating in Monday, October 16 report. The rating was maintained by Cowen & Co with “Hold” on Thursday, September 14. See Hydrogenics Corporation (NASDAQ:HYGS) latest ratings:

27/10/2017 Broker: Roth Capital Rating: Buy New Target: $11.0 Maintain
16/10/2017 Broker: Cowen & Co Rating: Hold New Target: $9.0 Maintain
14/09/2017 Broker: Cowen & Co Rating: Hold New Target: $9.0 Maintain
11/08/2017 Broker: Cowen & Co Rating: Hold New Target: $9.0000 Maintain
08/08/2017 Broker: H.C. Wainwright Rating: Buy New Target: $10.0000 Maintain
31/07/2017 Broker: Roth Capital Rating: Buy New Target: $11.0000 Maintain
10/07/2017 Broker: Cowen & Co Rating: Hold New Target: $9.0000 Maintain

Among 23 analysts covering PPG Industries (NYSE:PPG), 14 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 9 Hold. Therefore 61% are positive. PPG Industries has $139 highest and $100 lowest target. $119.94’s average target is 3.23% above currents $116.19 stock price. PPG Industries had 56 analyst reports since September 6, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The stock of PPG Industries, Inc. (NYSE:PPG) earned “Buy” rating by Jefferies on Monday, May 29. The stock of PPG Industries, Inc. (NYSE:PPG) has “Buy” rating given on Monday, April 18 by Citigroup. The stock of PPG Industries, Inc. (NYSE:PPG) has “Buy” rating given on Monday, September 25 by KeyBanc Capital Markets. The rating was maintained by KeyBanc Capital Markets with “Buy” on Tuesday, August 22. The stock has “Hold” rating by RBC Capital Markets on Tuesday, October 17. The firm has “Neutral” rating by Susquehanna given on Tuesday, January 17. The rating was downgraded by CLSA to “Outperform” on Friday, May 6. RBC Capital Markets maintained the stock with “Hold” rating in Monday, September 11 report. The company was maintained on Friday, July 21 by Deutsche Bank. Jefferies maintained it with “Buy” rating and $120 target in Wednesday, April 19 report.

Investors sentiment increased to 1.14 in Q3 2017. Its up 0.34, from 0.8 in 2017Q2. It is positive, as 44 investors sold PPG Industries, Inc. shares while 213 reduced holdings. 73 funds opened positions while 219 raised stakes. 186.32 million shares or 0.58% more from 185.24 million shares in 2017Q2 were reported. Newman Dignan And Sheerar holds 2,676 shares. Motco owns 47,291 shares for 0.53% of their portfolio. Barrett Asset has invested 0.01% in PPG Industries, Inc. (NYSE:PPG). Foster And Motley Incorporated has 9,157 shares for 0.17% of their portfolio. 4,232 are owned by Victory Capital Mgmt. Qci Asset Mgmt has invested 0% of its portfolio in PPG Industries, Inc. (NYSE:PPG). Walter And Keenan Consulting Mi Adv holds 0.1% or 2,016 shares in its portfolio. Moreover, Eaton Vance Mngmt has 0.14% invested in PPG Industries, Inc. (NYSE:PPG). Old Mutual Glob (Uk) Ltd owns 582,838 shares for 0.66% of their portfolio. S R Schill And Assoc owns 5,098 shares. Massachusetts Fincl Serv Com Ma reported 0.91% of its portfolio in PPG Industries, Inc. (NYSE:PPG). Ferguson Wellman Cap has invested 0.06% in PPG Industries, Inc. (NYSE:PPG). Essex Fin Svcs Inc stated it has 15,730 shares. American Assets Inv Management Limited Com owns 40,530 shares. Cibc Markets Corporation stated it has 37,355 shares or 0.04% of all its holdings.

PPG Industries, Inc. manufactures and distributes coatings, specialty materials, and glass products. The company has market cap of $29.57 billion. It operates in three divisions: Performance Coatings, Industrial Coatings, and Glass. It has a 16.87 P/E ratio. The Performance Coatings segment provides coatings products for automotive and commercial transport/fleet repair and refurbishing; light industrial and specialty coatings for signs; coatings, sealants, and transparencies for commercial, military, regional jet and general aviation aircraft, and transparent armor for specialty applications; protective and marine coatings and finishes; architectural coatings; and purchased sundries to painting contractors and consumers, as well as chemical management services.

Since August 11, 2017, it had 0 insider buys, and 2 sales for $3.90 million activity. BOST GLENN E II sold $2.00 million worth of stock. Shares for $1.91M were sold by SEKMAKAS VIKTORAS R.

Analysts await PPG Industries, Inc. (NYSE:PPG) to report earnings on January, 18. They expect $1.20 EPS, up 0.84% or $0.01 from last year’s $1.19 per share. PPG’s profit will be $305.38M for 24.21 P/E if the $1.20 EPS becomes a reality. After $1.52 actual EPS reported by PPG Industries, Inc. for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts -21.05% negative EPS growth.

The stock increased 0.01% or $0.01 during the last trading session, reaching $116.19. About 574,938 shares traded. PPG Industries, Inc. (NYSE:PPG) has risen 1.03% since December 24, 2016 and is uptrending. It has underperformed by 15.67% the S&P500.

The stock decreased 0.87% or $0.1 during the last trading session, reaching $11.35. About 14,336 shares traded. Hydrogenics Corporation (NASDAQ:HYGS) has risen 1.42% since December 24, 2016 and is uptrending. It has underperformed by 15.28% the S&P500.