PPG Industries (PPG +4.5%) issues upside guidance for Q1, seeing EPS of $1.75-$1.80, excluding...

|About: PPG Industries, Inc. (PPG)|By:, SA News Editor

PPG Industries (PPG +4.5%) issues upside guidance for Q1, seeing EPS of $1.75-$1.80, excluding non-recurring items, vs. $1.44 consensus. PPG plans to book restructuring charges of $164M, or $1.06/share, which will impact ~2,000 employees. Business conditions were strong in North America and "solid" in Asia and other emerging regions.