NYSE:USG - USG Stock Price, News, & Analysis

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$43.11 +0.02 (+0.05 %)
(As of 03/22/2019 04:00 PM ET)
Previous Close$43.09
Today's Range$43.05 - $43.12
52-Week Range$33.45 - $43.50
Volume833,834 shs
Average Volume1.18 million shs
Market Capitalization$6.04 billion
P/E Ratio28.55
Dividend YieldN/A
Beta0.67
USG Corporation, through its subsidiaries, manufactures and sells building materials worldwide. The company's Gypsum division manufactures and markets gypsum and related products to construct walls and ceilings of residential, nonresidential, and institutional buildings; and agricultural and industrial customers. This segment offers gypsum wallboards and compound portfolios, as well as corner beads, joint tapes, and plasters under the USG Sheetrock brand; glass mat sheathing portfolios under the Securock brand; construction plaster products under the Red Top, Imperial, Diamond, and Supremo brands; and lightweight gypsum panels under the USG Sheetrock brand, as well as ultralight panels, USG Sheetrock brand ecosmart panels, and industrial gypsum. Its Performance Materials division manufactures and markets products for interior and exterior building applications of residential and nonresidential buildings, as well as industrial applications. This segment provides cement boards, backer boards, shower systems, performance floorings, air barrier systems, roof board portfolios, and structural panels under the USG Durock, Fiberock, Levelrock, Securock, ExoAir, Securock, and USG brands. The company's Ceilings division manufactures and markets ceiling tiles under the Radar, Eclipse, Mars, and Halcyon brands; ceiling grids under the Donn, DX, Fineline, Centricitee, and Identitee DXI brands; specialty ceilings under the Curvatura, Compasso, Radians, Illusions, Multiples, Runways, Barz, Planx, Mirra, Corniche, Wallforms, and Parti brands; and acoustical drywall ceilings under the Ensemble brand. Its USG Boral Building Products division manufactures, distributes, and sells building products, mines raw gypsum, and sells natural and synthetic gypsum under the USG Boral Sheetrock, USG Boral NextGen, Elephant, Jayaboard, Durock, and Donn DX brands. The company was founded in 1902 and is headquartered in Chicago, Illinois.

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Industry, Sector and Symbol

Industry Concrete, gypsum, & plaster products
Sub-IndustryBuilding Products
SectorConstruction
CUSIP90329340
Phone312-606-4000

Debt

Price-To-Earnings

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$3.34 billion
Cash Flow$2.6367 per share
Book Value$13.73 per share

Profitability

Net Income$196 million

Miscellaneous

Employees7,300
Market Cap$6.04 billion
Next Earnings Date4/24/2019 (Estimated)
OptionableOptionable

USG (NYSE:USG) Frequently Asked Questions

What is USG's stock symbol?

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

How often does USG pay dividends? What is the dividend yield for USG?

USG declared a dividend on Thursday, August 9th. Stockholders of record on Tuesday, August 21st will be given a dividend of $0.50 per share on Tuesday, October 2nd. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Wednesday, October 3rd. View USG's Dividend History.

How will USG's stock buyback program work?

USG announced that its board has authorized a share buyback program on Friday, February 2nd 2018, which allows the company to repurchase $250,000,000.00 in outstanding shares, according to EventVestor. This repurchase authorization allows the company to buy shares of its stock through open market purchases. Stock repurchase programs are often an indication that the company's management believes its shares are undervalued.

How were USG's earnings last quarter?

USG Co. (NYSE:USG) released its quarterly earnings results on Thursday, February, 14th. The construction company reported $0.26 earnings per share for the quarter, missing analysts' consensus estimates of $0.48 by $0.22. The construction company had revenue of $819 million for the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $900.50 million. USG had a return on equity of 11.65% and a net margin of 5.88%. View USG's Earnings History.

When is USG's next earnings date?

USG is scheduled to release their next quarterly earnings announcement on Wednesday, April 24th 2019. View Earnings Estimates for USG.

What price target have analysts set for USG?

8 analysts have issued 1-year target prices for USG's shares. Their predictions range from $40.00 to $44.00. On average, they anticipate USG's stock price to reach $43.4286 in the next twelve months. This suggests a possible upside of 0.7% from the stock's current price. View Analyst Price Targets for USG.

What is the consensus analysts' recommendation for USG?

8 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for USG in the last year. There are currently 8 hold ratings for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Hold." View Analyst Ratings for USG.

Has USG been receiving favorable news coverage?

News coverage about USG stock has trended neutral on Friday, InfoTrie Sentiment reports. InfoTrie identifies negative and positive media coverage by reviewing more than six thousand blog and news sources. The firm ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of -5 to 5, with scores nearest to five being the most favorable. USG earned a news sentiment score of 0.5 on InfoTrie's scale. They also assigned media headlines about the construction company a news buzz of 2.0 out of 10, meaning that recent media coverage is very unlikely to have an effect on the company's share price in the near future.

Who are some of USG's key competitors?

What other stocks do shareholders of USG own?

Based on aggregate information from My MarketBeat watchlists, some companies that other USG investors own include Micron Technology (MU), Apache (APA), Citigroup (C), Twitter (TWTR), Alibaba Group (BABA), Gilead Sciences (GILD), Walt Disney (DIS), Home Depot (HD), Netflix (NFLX) and Chipotle Mexican Grill (CMG).

Who are USG's key executives?

USG's management team includes the folowing people:
  • Ms. Jennifer F. Scanlon, Pres, CEO & Director (Age 52)
  • Mr. Matthew Franklin Hilzinger, Exec. VP, CFO & Treasurer (Age 55)
  • Ms. Michelle M. Warner, Sr. VP, Gen. Counsel & Corp. Sec. (Age 52)
  • Mr. Dominic Angelo Dannessa, Exec. VP and Chief Customer & Innovation Officer (Age 62)
  • Mr. Gregory D. Salah, Sr. VP & Pres of Gypsum (Age 56)

Who are USG's major shareholders?

USG's stock is owned by a variety of of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional investors include BlackRock Inc. (2.68%), Harris Associates L P (2.01%), London Co. of Virginia (1.77%), Millennium Management LLC (1.56%), Dimensional Fund Advisors LP (1.42%) and PSquared Asset Management AG (1.30%). Company insiders that own USG stock include Brian J Cook, Christopher D Macey, Dominic A Dannessa, Gregory D Salah, Jeanette A Press, Jennifer F Scanlon, John M Reale, Joseph W Holmes and Matthew F Hilzinger. View Institutional Ownership Trends for USG.

Which major investors are selling USG stock?

USG stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including FMR LLC, Macquarie Group Ltd., Water Island Capital LLC, Harris Associates L P, London Co. of Virginia, Harvest Management LLC, Greylin Investment Mangement Inc. and Kassirer Asset Management Corp. Company insiders that have sold USG company stock in the last year include Brian J Cook, Christopher D Macey, Dominic A Dannessa, Gregory D Salah, Jeanette A Press, Jennifer F Scanlon, Joseph W Holmes and Matthew F Hilzinger. View Insider Buying and Selling for USG.

Which major investors are buying USG stock?

USG stock was bought by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Millennium Management LLC, PSquared Asset Management AG, Norges Bank, Ackerman Capital Advisors LLC, Gardner Lewis Asset Management L P, Canada Pension Plan Investment Board, Assenagon Asset Management S.A. and LMR Partners LLP. View Insider Buying and Selling for USG.

How do I buy shares of USG?

Shares of USG can be purchased through any online brokerage account. Popular online brokerages with access to the U.S. stock market include Vanguard Brokerage Services, TD Ameritrade, E*TRADE, Scottrade, Fidelity and Charles Schwab.

What is USG's stock price today?

One share of USG stock can currently be purchased for approximately $43.11.

How big of a company is USG?

USG has a market capitalization of $6.04 billion and generates $3.34 billion in revenue each year. The construction company earns $196 million in net income (profit) each year or $1.51 on an earnings per share basis. USG employs 7,300 workers across the globe.

What is USG's official website?

The official website for USG is http://www.usg.com.

How can I contact USG?

USG's mailing address is 550 WEST ADAMS STREET DEPARTMENT 188, CHICAGO IL, 60661. The construction company can be reached via phone at 312-606-4000 or via email at [email protected]


MarketBeat Community Rating for USG (NYSE USG)

Community Ranking:  1.9 out of 5 (star)
Outperform Votes:  306 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  496 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  802
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This page was last updated on 3/22/2019 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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