PPG Industries (PPG +5.9%) moves up today, despite posting a mixed Q1 report earlier that missed...

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

PPG Industries (PPG +5.9%) moves up today, despite posting a mixed Q1 report earlier that missed slightly on revenue but beat on a per share basis. Net earnings surged after the paint-and-coatings supplier recorded a $2.2B sale of its chemicals business to Georgia Gulf Corp. Sales in its industrial-coatings unit were up 10%, boosted by higher volume and some smaller acquisitions.