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PPG Industries Inc. stock outperforms competitors on strong trading day

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Terrence Horan

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Shares of PPG Industries Inc. PPG, +0.94% rallied 2.72% to $158.88 Thursday, on what proved to be an all-around positive trading session for the stock market, with the S&P 500 Index SPX, +0.37% rising 1.71% to 4,438.26 and the Dow Jones Industrial Average DJIA, +0.43% rising 1.56% to 34,912.56. This was the stock's eighth consecutive day of gains. PPG Industries Inc. closed $24.09 below its 52-week high ($182.97), which the company reached on June 7th.

The stock outperformed some of its competitors Thursday, as Sherwin-Williams Co. SHW, +1.21% rose 0.79% to $292.22, BASF SE ADR BASFY, -0.15% rose 0.26% to $18.94, and Owens Corning OC, +1.27% rose 1.66% to $91.09. Trading volume (1.6 M) eclipsed its 50-day average volume of 1.1 M.

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