Gillespie Robinson & Grimm Has Upped Ppg Industries (PPG) Stake; REPSOL F ORDINARY SHARES (REPYF) SI Decreased By 7.61%

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Gillespie Robinson & Grimm Inc increased Ppg Industries Inc (PPG) stake by 27.75% reported in 2017Q4 SEC filing. Gillespie Robinson & Grimm Inc acquired 44,165 shares as Ppg Industries Inc (PPG)’s stock declined 3.68%. The Gillespie Robinson & Grimm Inc holds 203,305 shares with $23.75M value, up from 159,140 last quarter. Ppg Industries Inc now has $25.69B valuation. The stock increased 0.06% or $0.06 during the last trading session, reaching $103.03. About 1.79 million shares traded. PPG Industries, Inc. (NYSE:PPG) has risen 7.79% since May 16, 2017 and is uptrending. It has underperformed by 3.76% the S&P500.

REPSOL F ORDINARY SHARES (OTCMKTS:REPYF) had a decrease of 7.61% in short interest. REPYF’s SI was 167,500 shares in May as released by FINRA. Its down 7.61% from 181,300 shares previously. With 3,200 avg volume, 52 days are for REPSOL F ORDINARY SHARES (OTCMKTS:REPYF)’s short sellers to cover REPYF’s short positions. The SI to REPSOL F ORDINARY SHARES’s float is 0.01%. It closed at $19.35 lastly. It is down 0.00% since May 16, 2017 and is . It has underperformed by 11.55% the S&P500.

More recent Repsol, S.A. (OTCMKTS:REPYF) news were published by: Seekingalpha.com which released: “Repsol: Trying To Balance Cash Flows And Capex” on May 10, 2018. Also Seekingalpha.com published the news titled: “Repsol SA 2018 Q1 – Results – Earnings Call Slides” on May 07, 2018. Seekingalpha.com‘s news article titled: “Repsol reports increases in Q1 profit, production” with publication date: May 04, 2018 was also an interesting one.

Repsol, S.A., an integrated energy company, engages in upstream and downstream activities worldwide. The company has market cap of $30.27 billion. It explores for, develops, and produces natural gas and crude oil; transports oil products, liquefied petroleum gas , and natural gas; refines and produces a range of oil products; and retails oil products, oil derivatives, petrochemicals, LPG, natural gas, and liquefied natural gas (LNG). It has a 11.66 P/E ratio. The firm offers asphalts; AutoGas, an alternative to traditional fuels; petrol, gas oils, fuel oils, and petcoke; aviation fuels; butane and propane gases; lubricants; and ethylene vinyl acetate copolymers, polyols, polypropylene, propylene oxide/styrene, polyethylene, glycols, petrochemicals, rubber, intermediate distillates, and hydrocarbons.

Investors sentiment decreased to 1 in 2017 Q4. Its down 0.14, from 1.14 in 2017Q3. It dropped, as 37 investors sold PPG shares while 245 reduced holdings. 86 funds opened positions while 197 raised stakes. 186.33 million shares or 0.01% more from 186.32 million shares in 2017Q3 were reported. Adirondack holds 0.02% in PPG Industries, Inc. (NYSE:PPG) or 280 shares. Company Bancorporation owns 24,351 shares. Moreover, American National Insurance Co Tx has 0.06% invested in PPG Industries, Inc. (NYSE:PPG) for 9,650 shares. Farmers Bank holds 5,428 shares or 1.03% of its portfolio. Ubs Asset Management Americas Inc owns 0.09% invested in PPG Industries, Inc. (NYSE:PPG) for 917,050 shares. Keybank Natl Association Oh holds 0.04% of its portfolio in PPG Industries, Inc. (NYSE:PPG) for 66,256 shares. Thompson Siegel & Walmsley Ltd Liability Co reported 610,744 shares or 0.85% of all its holdings. Advisors Ltd Liability Corp has invested 0% in PPG Industries, Inc. (NYSE:PPG). Guyasuta Advsr reported 34,202 shares. The Kentucky-based Kentucky Retirement Insurance Trust Fund has invested 0.13% in PPG Industries, Inc. (NYSE:PPG). Boston Advsr Llc stated it has 0.01% in PPG Industries, Inc. (NYSE:PPG). Winfield Assocs owns 410 shares. Cibc Asset Mgmt has 0.02% invested in PPG Industries, Inc. (NYSE:PPG). Moreover, Farmers And Merchants Invs has 0% invested in PPG Industries, Inc. (NYSE:PPG). Ftb Advsrs owns 2,614 shares or 0.03% of their US portfolio.

Gillespie Robinson & Grimm Inc decreased Vmware Inc. (NYSE:VMW) stake by 6,945 shares to 252,564 valued at $31.65M in 2017Q4. It also reduced Alphabet Inc Class A stake by 1,011 shares and now owns 14,004 shares. Allergan Plc was reduced too.

Among 26 analysts covering PPG Industries (NYSE:PPG), 15 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 11 Hold. Therefore 58% are positive. PPG Industries has $139 highest and $100 lowest target. $121.45’s average target is 17.88% above currents $103.03 stock price. PPG Industries had 80 analyst reports since September 6, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. Jefferies maintained the stock with “Buy” rating in Monday, May 29 report. The rating was maintained by Jefferies on Wednesday, April 19 with “Buy”. The firm earned “Overweight” rating on Wednesday, April 25 by JP Morgan. As per Monday, April 18, the company rating was maintained by Citigroup. The firm earned “Buy” rating on Friday, January 19 by Northcoast. As per Monday, October 2, the company rating was maintained by Citigroup. Deutsche Bank maintained the stock with “Buy” rating in Sunday, September 6 report. As per Friday, March 2, the company rating was maintained by Barclays Capital. The stock of PPG Industries, Inc. (NYSE:PPG) earned “Outperform” rating by Credit Suisse on Friday, April 20. The stock has “Buy” rating by J.P. Morgan on Wednesday, April 25.

Since February 22, 2018, it had 0 insider buys, and 1 sale for $1.10 million activity. GREINDL JEAN-MARIE sold $1.10M worth of stock.

More notable recent PPG Industries, Inc. (NYSE:PPG) news were published by: Prnewswire.com which released: “Hagens Berman Alerts Investors in PPG Industries, Inc. (PPG) to the Firm’s Investigation of Admitted Improper Accounting” on May 14, 2018, also Businesswire.com with their article: “Bragar Eagel & Squire, PC is Investigating PPG Industries, Inc. (PPG) on Behalf of Stockholders and Encourages …” published on May 15, 2018, Prnewswire.com published: “PPG Industries (PPG) Investigated by Block & Leviton LLP For Violations of The Federal Securities Laws” on May 14, 2018. More interesting news about PPG Industries, Inc. (NYSE:PPG) were released by: Seekingalpha.com and their article: “PPG Industries fires controller following probe into accounting procedures” published on May 10, 2018 as well as Prnewswire.com‘s news article titled: “SHAREHOLDER ALERT: Bronstein, Gewirtz & Grossman, LLC Announces Investigation of PPG Industries, Inc. (PPG)” with publication date: May 15, 2018.

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