USG Corporation (NYSE: USG) has recently received a number of price target changes and ratings updates:

  • 11/1/2017 – USG Corporation had its price target raised by analysts at J P Morgan Chase & Co from $30.00 to $38.00. They now have a “neutral” rating on the stock.
  • 10/27/2017 – USG Corporation was downgraded by analysts at Bank of America Corporation from a “neutral” rating to an “underperform” rating.
  • 10/27/2017 – USG Corporation had its price target raised by analysts at Citigroup Inc. from $34.00 to $37.00. They now have a “neutral” rating on the stock.
  • 10/27/2017 – USG Corporation had its price target raised by analysts at Barclays PLC from $26.00 to $31.00. They now have an “equal weight” rating on the stock.
  • 10/26/2017 – USG Corporation had its “hold” rating reaffirmed by analysts at Stifel Nicolaus. They now have a $33.00 price target on the stock.
  • 10/18/2017 – USG Corporation was upgraded by analysts at Zacks Investment Research from a “sell” rating to a “hold” rating. According to Zacks, “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. “
  • 10/12/2017 – USG Corporation had its price target raised by analysts at Robert W. Baird from $30.00 to $33.00. They now have a “neutral” rating on the stock.
  • 10/9/2017 – USG Corporation had its “neutral” rating reaffirmed by analysts at Citigroup Inc.. They now have a $34.00 price target on the stock, up previously from $31.00.
  • 10/2/2017 – USG Corporation was downgraded by analysts at SunTrust Banks, Inc. from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating. They now have a $33.00 price target on the stock. They noted that the move was a valuation call. They noted that the move was a valuation call.
  • 9/27/2017 – USG Corporation was upgraded by analysts at ValuEngine from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating.
  • 9/20/2017 – USG Corporation was downgraded by analysts at ValuEngine from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating.
  • 9/18/2017 – USG Corporation had its price target lowered by analysts at Nomura from $32.00 to $31.00. They now have a “neutral” rating on the stock.
  • 9/18/2017 – USG Corporation had its “hold” rating reaffirmed by analysts at Stifel Nicolaus. They now have a $31.00 price target on the stock, up previously from $28.00.

Shares of USG Corporation (USG) traded up $0.18 during trading on Tuesday, reaching $34.09. The company’s stock had a trading volume of 1,123,400 shares, compared to its average volume of 1,657,928. The firm has a market cap of $4,797.40, a P/E ratio of 19.72, a P/E/G ratio of 1.69 and a beta of 1.17. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.54, a quick ratio of 1.73 and a current ratio of 2.37. USG Corporation has a 52-week low of $25.60 and a 52-week high of $35.02.

USG Corporation (NYSE:USG) last released its quarterly earnings data on Thursday, October 26th. The construction company reported $0.47 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, hitting the Zacks’ consensus estimate of $0.47. The company had revenue of $795.00 million for the quarter, compared to analysts’ expectations of $790.54 million. USG Corporation had a net margin of 14.93% and a return on equity of 12.90%. The business’s revenue was up 3.7% on a year-over-year basis. During the same quarter in the prior year, the firm earned $0.46 EPS. analysts forecast that USG Corporation will post 1.67 earnings per share for the current fiscal year.

In other news, insider Dominic A. Dannessa sold 5,000 shares of the stock in a transaction dated Friday, September 8th. The shares were sold at an average price of $32.41, for a total transaction of $162,050.00. Following the transaction, the insider now owns 61,713 shares of the company’s stock, valued at approximately $2,000,118.33. The transaction was disclosed in a legal filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which is available through the SEC website. Also, insider Brian J. Cook sold 30,000 shares of the stock in a transaction dated Tuesday, October 31st. The stock was sold at an average price of $34.58, for a total transaction of $1,037,400.00. Following the transaction, the insider now directly owns 84,538 shares in the company, valued at approximately $2,923,324.04. The disclosure for this sale can be found here. 0.67% of the stock is owned by corporate insiders.

USG Corporation, through its subsidiaries, is a manufacturer and distributor of building materials. The Company’s segments include Gypsum, Ceilings and USG Boral Building Products (UBBP). It 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.

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