PPG Sales Down 2.6% in 2Q

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PPG Industries (NYSE: PPG), Pittsburgh, reported sales for the second quarter of $4 billion, down 2.6% from the same period a year ago. Profit decreased 26.7% to $272 million.

For the first six months, sales were $7.6 billion, down 3.3% year-over-year. Profit for the period was $584 million, down 17.2% from the prior year.

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