USG Corp. Company Profile (NYSE:USG)

About USG Corp.

USG Corp. logoUSG Corporation is a manufacturer and distributor of building materials. The Company produces a range of products for use in new residential, new nonresidential, and residential and nonresidential repair and remodel construction, as well as products used in certain industrial processes. The Company's segments include Gypsum, Ceilings, Distribution, and USG Boral Building Products. Its Gypsum segment products include walls, ceilings, roofs and floors of residential, commercial and institutional buildings. Its Ceilings segment is a supplier of interior ceilings products. Its products include ceiling tile and ceiling grid. Its Distribution segment consists of L&W Supply Corporation is a distributor of gypsum wallboard and other building materials. USG Boral Building Products segment manufactures and distributes products for wall, ceiling, floor lining and exterior systems that utilize gypsum wallboard.

Industry, Sector and Symbol:
  • Sector: Construction
  • Industry: General Building Materials
  • Sub-Industry: Building Products
  • Exchange: NYSE
  • Symbol: USG
  • CUSIP: 90329340
Key Metrics:
  • Previous Close: $26.00
  • 50 Day Moving Average: $27.21
  • 200 Day Moving Average: $27.15
  • 52-Week Range: $15.85 - $30.84
  • Trailing P/E Ratio: 3.79
  • Foreward P/E Ratio: 12.14
  • P/E Growth: 1.32
  • Market Cap: $3.85B
  • Outstanding Shares: 145,953,000
  • Beta: 1.96
  • Net Margins: 26.60%
  • Return on Equity: 21.37%
  • Return on Assets: 5.98%
  • Debt-to-Equity Ratio: 1.07%
  • Current Ratio: 1.77%
  • Quick Ratio: 1.38%
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Analyst Ratings

Consensus Ratings for USG Corp. (NYSE:USG) (?)
Ratings Breakdown: 1 Sell Rating, 8 Hold Ratings, 7 Buy Ratings, 1 Strong Buy Rating
Consensus Rating:Hold (Score: 2.47)
Consensus Price Target: $32.21 (25.15% upside)

Analysts' Ratings History for USG Corp. (NYSE:USG)
DateFirmActionRatingPrice TargetDetails
9/23/2016Bank of America Corp.Initiated CoverageBuy$36.00View Rating Details
9/22/2016Jefferies GroupLower Price TargetHold$33.00 -> $29.00View Rating Details
9/19/2016Vertical ResearchUpgradeHold -> BuyView Rating Details
9/19/2016Vertical GroupUpgradeHold -> Buy$33.00View Rating Details
9/13/2016RBC Capital MarketsUpgradeSector Perform -> Outperform$34.00View Rating Details
9/13/2016Royal Bank Of CanadaUpgradeSector Perform -> Outperform$34.00View Rating Details
8/31/2016Northcoast ResearchDowngradeBuy -> NeutralView Rating Details
8/29/2016SunTrust Banks Inc.Boost Price TargetBuy$33.00 -> $35.00View Rating Details
8/26/2016Citigroup Inc.Initiated CoverageNeutral$32.00View Rating Details
7/6/2016WedbushBoost Price TargetNeutral$27.00 -> $30.00View Rating Details
6/28/2016Credit Suisse Group AGReiterated RatingSellView Rating Details
6/13/2016MacquarieReiterated RatingBuy$35.00View Rating Details
5/16/2016Sterne Agee CRTReiterated RatingNeutralView Rating Details
5/4/2016Goldman Sachs Group Inc.Boost Price TargetNeutral$24.00 -> $27.00View Rating Details
4/23/2016Barclays PLCReiterated RatingHoldView Rating Details
4/22/2016CL KingUpgradeBuy -> Strong-Buy$30.00 -> $37.00View Rating Details
10/27/2015JPMorgan Chase & Co.Lower Price TargetNeutral$32.50 -> $28.00View Rating Details
3/18/2015Robert W. BairdDowngradeOutperform -> Neutral$32.00 -> $26.00View Rating Details
(Data available from 9/29/2014 forward)


Earnings History for USG Corp. (NYSE:USG)
DateQuarterConsensus EstimateActual EPSRevenue EstimateActual RevenueRelease LinkConference CallDetails
7/26/2016Q216$0.48$0.46$1.01 billion$1,000.00 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
4/21/2016Q116$0.26$0.43$932.98 million$970.00 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
2/5/2016Q415$0.30$0.42$960.69 million$925.00 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
10/22/2015Q315$0.57$0.52$1.02 billion$972.00 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
7/23/2015Q215$0.46$0.53$1.01 billion$970.00 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
4/23/2015Q115$0.26$0.29$907.30 million$909.00 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
2/5/2015Q414$0.37$0.24$971.00 million$954.00 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
10/23/2014Q314$0.46$0.45$997.70 million$972.00 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
7/24/2014Q214$0.45$0.33$1,000.00 million$948.00 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
4/24/2014Q114$0.20$0.32$879.24 million$850.00 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
2/6/2014Q413$0.09$0.19$907.49 million$915.00 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
10/24/2013Q313$0.27$0.21$937.50 million$925.00 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
7/25/2013Q2 2013$0.19$0.22$879.07 million$916.00 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
4/24/2013Q1 2013$0.08$0.02$864.58 million$814.00 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
2/6/2013Q4 2012($0.27)($0.11)$792.38 million$815.00 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
10/18/2012($0.09)($0.28)ViewN/AView Earnings Details
7/25/2012($0.13)($0.15)ViewN/AView Earnings Details
4/17/2012($0.42)($0.26)ViewN/AView Earnings Details
2/6/2012($0.72)($0.95)ViewN/AView Earnings Details
10/20/2011($0.61)($1.09)ViewN/AView Earnings Details
7/22/2011($0.57)($0.69)ViewN/AView Earnings Details
4/20/2011($0.71)($1.01)ViewN/AView Earnings Details
1/26/2011($0.80)($1.17)ViewN/AView Earnings Details
(Data available from 1/1/2011 forward)


Earnings Estimates for USG Corp. (NYSE:USG)
Current Year EPS Consensus Estimate: $1.73 EPS
Next Year EPS Consensus Estimate: $2.12 EPS
QuarterNumber of EstimatesLow EstimateHigh EstimateAverage Estimate
Q1 20165$0.24$0.32$0.28
Q2 20166$0.43$0.50$0.48
Q3 20165$0.40$0.50$0.45
Q4 20165$0.33$0.47$0.41
Q1 20172$0.53$0.56$0.55
Q2 20172$0.62$0.65$0.64
Q3 20172$0.57$0.62$0.60
Q4 20172$0.50$0.60$0.55
Q1 20181$0.63$0.63$0.63
Q2 20181$0.75$0.75$0.75
(Data provided by Zacks Investment Research)


Dividend History for USG Corp. (NYSE:USG)
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Insider Trades

Insider Trading History for USG Corp. (NYSE:USG)
Insider Ownership Percentage: 1.40%
Institutional Ownership Percentage: 81.66%
Transaction DateInsider NameTitleBuy/SellNumber of SharesAverage Share PriceTotal TransactionDetails
9/6/2016Jennifer F ScanlonInsiderSell9,260$27.13$251,223.80View SEC Filing  
9/2/2016Kenneth R BanasVPSell1,715$28.00$48,020.00View SEC Filing  
8/31/2016Kenneth R BanasVPSell11,557$28.04$324,058.28View SEC Filing  
5/18/2016Dominic A DannessaInsiderSell2,000$29.03$58,060.00View SEC Filing  
5/16/2016Mary A MartinVPSell5,000$28.20$141,000.00View SEC Filing  
5/11/2016Dominic A DannessaEVPSell2,500$28.00$70,000.00View SEC Filing  
4/27/2016Jose ArmarioDirectorBuy1,418$28.11$39,859.98View SEC Filing  
4/25/2016Dominic A DannessaEVPSell2,500$28.52$71,300.00View SEC Filing  
11/18/2015Stanley L FergusonEVPSell3,000$25.00$75,000.00View SEC Filing  
4/28/2015Jennifer F ScanlonSVPSell3,500$28.18$98,630.00View SEC Filing  
3/9/2015Dominic A DannessaSVPSell5,000$28.30$141,500.00View SEC Filing  
2/25/2015Jennifer F ScanlonSVPSell7,000$29.23$204,610.00View SEC Filing  
2/19/2015Christopher R GriffinEVPSell20,000$29.53$590,600.00View SEC Filing  
2/13/2015Stanley L FergusonEVPSell10,000$29.05$290,500.00View SEC Filing  
2/9/2015Dominic A DannessaSVPSell10,000$28.17$281,700.00View SEC Filing  
11/24/2014David Ricky LowesSVPSell10,000$29.62$296,200.00View SEC Filing  
9/8/2014Brian J CookSVPSell33,571$30.15$1,012,165.65View SEC Filing  
5/29/2014Stanley L FergusonEVPSell10,000$30.16$301,600.00View SEC Filing  
5/22/2014Brendan DeelySVPSell26,000$29.69$771,940.00View SEC Filing  
5/12/2014Jeffrey RodewaldVPSell13,536$30.25$409,464.00View SEC Filing  
5/9/2014Jennifer ScanlonSVPSell10,000$29.26$292,600.00View SEC Filing  
2/19/2014Stanley FergusonEVPSell9,110$34.12$310,833.20View SEC Filing  
2/11/2014Jennifer ScanlonSVPSell3,100$33.13$102,703.00View SEC Filing  
2/10/2014Christopher GriffinEVPSell22,800$33.29$759,012.00View SEC Filing  
2/10/2014David Ricky LowesSVPSell12,144$33.49$406,702.56View SEC Filing  
2/10/2014Jeffrey RodewaldVPSell10,000$33.37$333,700.00View SEC Filing  
11/18/2013Jennifer ScanlonSVPSell7,400$27.45$203,130.00View SEC Filing  
11/1/2013David Ricky LowesSVPSell16,071$27.10$435,524.10View SEC Filing  
5/29/2013Steven F LeerDirectorSell2,000$29.05$58,100.00View SEC Filing  
5/22/2013Mary A MartinVPSell13,315$28.70$382,140.50View SEC Filing  
5/17/2013Brendan DeelySVPSell39,286$28.12$1,104,722.32View SEC Filing  
8/9/2012Brian A KenneyDirectorBuy4,000$17.16$68,640.00View SEC Filing  
(Data available from 1/1/2013 forward)


Latest Headlines for USG Corp. (NYSE:USG)
DateHeadline logoUSG : Announces Leadership Transition (NYSE:USG) - September 27 at 10:31 AM logoMomentum Stocks in Focus: Ascena Retail Group Inc. (ASNA) USG Corporation (USG) CVS Health Corporation (CVS) (NYSE:USG) - September 26 at 7:56 PM logoUSG Corporation Announces Leadership Transition - Business Wire (press release) (NYSE:USG) - September 24 at 7:01 PM logo8:02 am USG Chairman, President and CEO James S. Metcalf to retire; Jennifer F. Scanlon to succeed Metcalf as President and CEO (NYSE:USG) - September 24 at 7:01 PM logoUSG Names Jennifer Scanlon CEO-Elect - Wall Street Journal (NYSE:USG) - September 24 at 7:49 AM logoBRIEF-USG Corporation announces leadership transition (NYSE:USG) - September 23 at 7:15 PM logoUSG Corp. Chairman And CEO James Metcalf To Retire - Quick Facts (NYSE:USG) - September 23 at 7:15 PM logoUSG Names Jennifer Scanlon CEO-Elect (NYSE:USG) - September 23 at 7:15 PM logoUSG Corp. (USG) Chair, CEO Metcalf to Retire; CEO Successor Named (NYSE:USG) - September 23 at 7:15 PM logoUSG Corporation Announces Leadership Transition (NYSE:USG) - September 23 at 7:15 PM
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News IconUSG Corp. (USG) Upgraded by RBC Capital Markets to Outperform (NYSE:USG) - September 14 at 12:17 PM logoGlobal Article Hollow Gypsum Board Market 2016- Saint-Gobain, Etex Corp, Knauf, USG, National Gypsum (NYSE:USG) - September 14 at 12:17 PM
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News IconAnalysts Valuations For Two Stocks: USG Corporation (NYSE:USG), Qorvo Inc (NASDAQ:QRVO) - The Voice Registrar (NYSE:USG) - September 12 at 7:24 PM logoUSG Corporation :'s Chairman & CEO Speaking at the 2016 RBC Capital Markets Global Industrials Conference (NYSE:USG) - September 9 at 7:32 PM
News IconAnalysts Valuations For Two Stocks: USG Corporation (NYSE:USG), Matador Resources Co (NYSE:MTDR) - The Voice Registrar (NYSE:USG) - September 2 at 3:34 PM logoUSG Corp. – Value Analysis (NYSE:USG) : September 2, 2016 (NYSE:USG) - September 2 at 3:34 PM logoUSG CORP Files SEC form 8-K, Other Events (NYSE:USG) - September 1 at 11:11 AM logoUSG Corporation’s Chairman & CEO Speaking at the 2016 RBC Capital Markets Global Industrials Conference (NYSE:USG) - September 1 at 11:11 AM logoUSG Corp. breached its 50 day moving average in a Bearish Manner : USG-US : September 1, 2016 (NYSE:USG) - September 1 at 11:11 AM
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News IconUSG Corp. (NYSE: USG) Hold Rating Reiterated at Jefferies Group - BNB Daily (blog) (NYSE:USG) - August 31 at 8:02 AM logoS&P Places USG Corp. (USG) Ratings on CreditWatch Positive (NYSE:USG) - August 30 at 7:49 PM
News IconZyXEL USG Series offering Network Security Solutions now available in India (NYSE:USG) - August 30 at 11:21 AM logoUSG Corp. (USG) Leaped To A 1-Month High After Sale Of L&W Supply (NYSE:USG) - August 30 at 11:21 AM logoUSG Corp.: L&W Supply Sale Massively Helps Bullish Outlook (NYSE:USG) - August 30 at 11:21 AM
News IconUSG Corp . [USG] starts week with gains as privately-held ABC Supply buys L&W Supply for $670 mln (NYSE:USG) - August 29 at 7:57 PM logoUSG Corporation Common Stock (USG) – SunTrust Robinson Humphrey Maintains Rating And Updates Price Target (NYSE:USG) - August 29 at 7:57 PM logoUSG CORP : Entry into a Material Definitive Agreement, Regulation FD Disclosure, Financial Statements and Exhibits (form 8-K) (NYSE:USG) - August 29 at 7:57 PM logoUSG Corp. (USG) Is Climbing After Sale Of L&W Supply (NYSE:USG) - August 29 at 7:57 PM logoBuffett-Backed USG Weighs Dividend Payments After 15-Year Hiatus (NYSE:USG) - August 29 at 7:57 PM logoABC Supply to Purchase L&W Supply from USG Corporation for $670 Million (NYSE:USG) - August 29 at 7:57 PM logoWhy Allegheny Technologies, USG, and Craft Brew Alliance Jumped Today (NYSE:USG) - August 29 at 7:18 PM logo3 Best Gypsum Stocks to Buy (NYSE:USG) - August 29 at 3:04 PM logoMonday Sector Leaders: Construction Materials, Non-Precious Metals & Non-Metallic Mining Stocks (NYSE:USG) - August 29 at 12:21 PM logoUSG to sell building products distribution unit for $670 million (NYSE:USG) - August 29 at 9:49 AM logoUSG To Divest L&W Supply For $670 Million (NYSE:USG) - August 29 at 9:30 AM logoBRIEF-ABC supply to purchase L&W Supply from USG Corp for $670 mln (NYSE:USG) - August 29 at 8:48 AM logoUSG to sell its building product distribution unit for $670 mln (NYSE:USG) - August 29 at 8:48 AM logoBRIEF-USG says ABC Supply must pay $50 mln if agreement is terminated (NYSE:USG) - August 29 at 8:48 AM


USG Corp. (NYSE:USG) Chart for Thursday, September, 29, 2016

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