PPG Board of Directors Authorizes $2.5 Billion Share Repurchase Program

PITTSBURGH–(BUSINESS WIRE)–PPG (NYSE:PPG) today announced that its board of directors has authorized the repurchase of $2.5 billion of outstanding common stock. The authorization is effective immediately, does not expire, and gives management discretion in determining the conditions under which shares may be purchased.

This program is in addition to the company’s existing share repurchase authorization, which was approved in December 2017 and had approximately $860 million remaining as of March 31, 2024. Repurchases will be made in accordance with applicable securities laws in the open market or in privately negotiated transactions. Repurchases may commence or cease without prior notice depending on economic and equity market conditions, magnitude of other cash uses, including pace and timing of acquisitions, and other factors.


At PPG (NYSE: PPG), we work every day to develop and deliver the paints, coatings, and specialty materials that our customers have trusted for 140 years. Through dedication and creativity, we solve our customers’ biggest challenges, collaborating closely to find the right path forward. With headquarters in Pittsburgh, we operate and innovate in more than 70 countries and reported net sales of $18.2 billion in 2023. We serve customers in construction, consumer products, industrial and transportation markets, and aftermarkets. To learn more, visit www.ppg.com.