USG Corporation Company Profile (NYSE:USG)

About USG Corporation

USG Corporation 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: $33.08
  • 50 Day Moving Average: $30.86
  • 200 Day Moving Average: $28.29
  • 52-Week Range: $146,182,000.00 - $20.67
  • Trailing P/E Ratio: 9.52
  • Foreward P/E Ratio: 14.40
  • P/E Growth: 1.26
  • Market Cap: $4.82B
  • Outstanding Shares: 146,182,000
  • Beta: 1.36
  • Net Margins: 14.69%
  • Return on Equity: 16.06%
  • Return on Assets: 5.94%
  • Debt-to-Equity Ratio: 0.57%
  • Current Ratio: 2.25%
  • Quick Ratio: 1.69%
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Analyst Ratings

Consensus Ratings for USG Corporation (NYSE:USG) (?)
Ratings Breakdown: 3 Sell Ratings, 6 Hold Ratings, 8 Buy Ratings, 1 Strong Buy Rating
Consensus Rating:Hold (Score: 2.39)
Consensus Price Target: $32.64 (1.02% downside)

Analysts' Ratings History for USG Corporation (NYSE:USG)
DateFirmActionRatingPrice TargetDetails
2/7/2017MacquarieReiterated RatingPositiveView Rating Details
2/6/2017WedbushBoost Price TargetNeutral$30.00 -> $33.00View Rating Details
1/11/2017Stifel NicolausReiterated RatingHold$28.00 -> $30.00View Rating Details
1/5/2017Barclays PLCInitiated CoverageUnderweight$29.00View Rating Details
11/28/2016Goldman Sachs Group, Inc. (The)Reiterated RatingSell$24.00View Rating Details
11/14/2016Evercore ISIInitiated CoverageBuy$33.00View Rating Details
9/23/2016Bank of America CorpInitiated CoverageBuy$36.00View Rating Details
9/22/2016Jefferies Group LLCLower 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
6/28/2016Credit Suisse GroupReiterated RatingSellView Rating Details
5/16/2016Sterne Agee CRTReiterated RatingNeutralView Rating Details
4/22/2016CL KingUpgradeBuy -> Strong-Buy$30.00 -> $37.00View Rating Details
10/27/2015J P Morgan Chase & CoLower Price TargetNeutral$32.50 -> $28.00View Rating Details
3/18/2015Robert W. BairdDowngradeOutperform -> Neutral$32.00 -> $26.00View Rating Details
(Data available from 2/26/2015 forward)


Earnings History for USG Corporation (NYSE:USG)
DateQuarterConsensus EstimateActual EPSRevenue EstimateActual RevenueRelease LinkConference CallDetails
2/1/2017Q416$0.35$0.44$727.44 million$734.00 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
10/25/2016Q316$0.44$0.46$1.02 billion$767.00 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
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 Corporation (NYSE:USG)
Current Year EPS Consensus Estimate: $1.97 EPS
Next Year EPS Consensus Estimate: $2.29 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$0.47$0.44
Q4 20165$0.32$0.42$0.38
Q1 20174$0.43$0.54$0.48
Q2 20174$0.53$0.59$0.56
Q3 20174$0.55$0.61$0.57
Q4 20174$0.39$0.47$0.42
Q1 20181$0.59$0.59$0.59
Q2 20181$0.68$0.68$0.68
Q3 20181$0.65$0.65$0.65
Q4 20181$0.47$0.47$0.47
(Data provided by Zacks Investment Research)


Dividend History for USG Corporation (NYSE:USG)
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Insider Trades

Insider Trading History for USG Corporation (NYSE:USG)
Insider Ownership Percentage: 1.40%
Institutional Ownership Percentage: 85.52%
Transaction DateInsider NameTitleBuy/SellNumber of SharesAverage Share PriceTotal TransactionDetails
2/22/2017Dominic A DannessaInsiderSell2,500$33.54$83,850.00View SEC Filing  
12/8/2016Dominic A DannessaInsiderSell1,400$30.63$42,882.00View SEC Filing  
12/5/2016Dominic A DannessaInsiderSell1,100$29.95$32,945.00View SEC Filing  
12/1/2016Dominic A DannessaInsiderSell2,000$29.01$58,020.00View SEC Filing  
10/6/2016James S MetcalfChairmanSell15,577$26.00$405,002.00View SEC Filing  
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 Corporation (NYSE:USG)
DateHeadline logoForm 4 USG CORP For: Feb 22 Filed by: Dannessa Dominic A (NYSE:USG) - February 25 at 4:10 AM
News IconExecutive Vice President of USG Corporation (NYSE:USG), Dannessa Dominic A, sells 2,500 shares worth $83,841 (NYSE:USG) - February 25 at 4:10 AM logoInsider Trading Activity USG Corporation (NYSE:USG) – Insider Sold 2,500 shares of Stock (NYSE:USG) - February 25 at 4:10 AM
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What is USG Corporation's stock symbol?

USG Corporation trades on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) under the ticker symbol "USG."

Where is USG Corporation's stock going? Where will USG Corporation's stock price be in 2017?

18 brokers have issued 1-year price objectives for USG Corporation's shares. Their forecasts range from $24.00 to $38.00. On average, they anticipate USG Corporation's stock price to reach $32.64 in the next year.

When will USG Corporation announce their earnings?

USG Corporation is scheduled to release their next quarterly earnings announcement on Wednesday, April, 19th 2017.

What are analysts saying about USG Corporation stock?

Here are some recent quotes from research analysts about USG Corporation stock:

  • According to Zacks Investment Research, "USG Corp., through its subsidiaries, is a leading manufacturer and distributor of building materials producing a wide range of products for use in new residential, new nonresidential and repair and remodel construction, as well as products used in certain industrial processes. USG's operations are organized into three operating segments: North American Gypsum, Worldwide Ceilings and Building Products Distribution. " (2/8/2017)

  • Wedbush analysts commented, "We expect USG Corporation (USG) shares to continue to trade at a slight discount to its peer group EBITDA multiple until it can successfully navigate the pricing challenges within the wallboard industry. Once stability has returned and operating efficiency programs such as Advanced Manufacturing (AM) can gain traction, shares could appreciate above the current ~8.5x EV/EBITDA multiple, potentially in-line with its comparison group." (2/6/2017)

Who owns USG Corporation stock?

USG Corporation's stock is owned by a variety of of institutional and retail investors. Top institutional investors include Ecofin Ltd. (0.43%) and Russell Investments Group Ltd. (0.09%). Company insiders that own USG Corporation stock include Dominic A Dannessa, James S Metcalf, Jennifer F Scanlon, Jose Armario, Kenneth R Banas, Mary A Martin and Stanley L Ferguson.

Who bought USG Corporation stock? Who is buying USG Corporation stock?

USG Corporation's stock was purchased by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Ecofin Ltd. and Russell Investments Group Ltd..

How do I buy USG Corporation stock?

Shares of USG Corporation can be purchased through any online brokerage account. Popular online brokerages include Vanguard Brokerage Services, TD Ameritrade, E*TRADE, Scottrade, Fidelity and Charles Schwab.

How much does a share of USG Corporation stock cost?

One share of USG Corporation stock can currently be purchased for approximately $32.98.

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Last Updated on 2/26/2017 by Staff