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

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$43.11 +0.03 (+0.07 %)
(As of 01/21/2019 09:45 AM ET)
Previous Close$43.08
Today's Range$43.06 - $43.13
52-Week Range$32.09 - $43.50
Volume903,726 shs
Average Volume1.48 million shs
Market Capitalization$6.02 billion
P/E Ratio23.95
Dividend YieldN/A
Beta0.75
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, ceilings, roofs, and floors of residential, commercial, and institutional buildings, as well as for various industrial applications. This segment offers gypsum panels, as well as joint compounds, corner beads, joint tapes, and plasters for wallboard joints finishing under the Sheetrock brand; cement board and shower systems under the Durock brand; backer board that includes abuse-resistant interior wall panels, tile backer boards, and flooring underlayment under the Fiberock brand; poured gypsum flooring systems under the Levelrock brand; roof boards under the Securock brand; and air barrier systems under the ExoAir 430 brand. It also provides construction plaster products under the Red Top, Imperial, Diamond, and Supremo brands; and gypsum-based products for agricultural and industrial customers. The company's Ceilings division manufactures and markets interior system products, including 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 monolithic drywall under the Ensemble brand. Its USG Boral Building Products segment manufactures, distributes, and sells various building products and mines raw gypsum, as well as sells natural and synthetic gypsum. This segment offers products under the USG Boral Sheetrock, USG Boral NextGen, Elephant, Jayaboard, Durock, and Donn DX brands. The company distributes its products through building materials dealers, home improvement centers and other retailers, specialty wallboard distributors, and contractors. USG Corporation was founded in 1901 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$3.20 billion
Cash Flow$2.7994 per share
Book Value$13.04 per share

Profitability

Net Income$88 million

Miscellaneous

Employees6,800
Market Cap$6.02 billion
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. Investors 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 of Directors has authorized a share repurchase plan on Friday, February 2nd 2018, which permits the company to buyback $250,000,000.00 in shares, according to EventVestor. This buyback authorization permits the company to purchase shares of its stock through open market purchases. Shares buyback plans are usually a sign that the company's board believes its shares are undervalued.

How were USG's earnings last quarter?

USG Co. (NYSE:USG) released its earnings results on Thursday, October, 25th. The construction company reported $0.45 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, missing the Thomson Reuters' consensus estimate of $0.57 by $0.12. The construction company earned $851 million during the quarter, compared to analysts' expectations of $850 million. USG had a return on equity of 13.93% and a net margin of 2.75%. View USG's Earnings History.

When is USG's next earnings date?

USG is scheduled to release their next quarterly earnings announcement on Thursday, February 7th 2019. View Earnings Estimates for USG.

What price target have analysts set for USG?

9 brokerages have issued twelve-month price targets for USG's shares. Their forecasts range from $36.00 to $44.00. On average, they expect USG's stock price to reach $42.2222 in the next twelve months. This suggests that the stock has a possible downside of 2.1%. View Analyst Price Targets for USG.

What is the consensus analysts' recommendation for USG?

9 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for USG in the last year. There are currently 9 hold ratings for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Hold." View Analyst Ratings for USG.

Has USG been receiving favorable news coverage?

Press coverage about USG stock has trended positive recently, according to InfoTrie Sentiment. The research group identifies negative and positive press coverage by analyzing more than six thousand blog and news sources in real time. The firm ranks coverage of companies on a scale of negative five to five, with scores nearest to five being the most favorable. USG earned a media sentiment score of 2.7 on InfoTrie's scale. They also assigned press coverage about the construction company a news buzz of 1.0 out of 10, indicating that recent press coverage is extremely unlikely to have an impact on the stock's share price in the next few days.

Who are some of USG's key competitors?

Who are USG's key executives?

USG's management team includes the folowing people:
  • Ms. Jennifer F. Scanlon, Pres, CEO & Director (Age 51)
  • Mr. Matthew Franklin Hilzinger, Exec. VP & CFO (Age 54)
  • Mr. Brian J. Cook, Exec. VP & Chief Admin. Officer (Age 60)
  • Ms. Michelle M. Warner, Sr. VP, Gen. Counsel & Corp. Sec. (Age 51)
  • Mr. Gregory D. Salah, Sr. VP & Pres of Gypsum (Age 55)

Who are USG's major shareholders?

USG's stock is owned by many different of institutional and retail investors. Top institutional investors include Greylin Investment Mangement Inc. (0.08%) and Nisa Investment Advisors LLC (0.02%). 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 Greylin Investment Mangement Inc. and Nisa Investment Advisors LLC. 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, Jennifer F Scanlon, Joseph W Holmes and Matthew F Hilzinger. 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 $6.02 billion and generates $3.20 billion in revenue each year. The construction company earns $88 million in net income (profit) each year or $1.80 on an earnings per share basis. USG employs 6,800 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:  298 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  485 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  783
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This page was last updated on 1/21/2019 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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