USG Corporation (USG) : Fridays money flow data in USG Corporation (USG) suggests that the bulls made the most of the weakness in the stock. The inflow of money into the stock on upticks was $6.55 million, whereas, $4.61 million worth of transactions were done on downticks. The ratio between the two, uptick and downtick stood at 1.42, in favor of the bulls. The total money flow into the stock was $1.94 million clearly indicating that the smart money has been buying into the stock on weakness.
In comparison, the money flow in block deals was $1.37 million. The total value of block trades done on upticks was $1.92 million. The value of bearish trades on downticks was only $0.55 million.The up/down ratio in the block trades was a healthy 3.46 in favor of the bulls, suggesting strong buying in the stock by large traders. USG Corporation (USG) fell $0.08 and traded at $27.41, down -0.29% for the day, over previous days close. On a weekly basis, the shares are -2.32% over the previous weeks close.
The company Insiders own 1.4% of USG Corporation shares according to the proxy statements. Institutional Investors own 82.14% of USG Corporation shares. During last six month period, the net percent change held by insiders has seen a change of -12.23%.
In a related news, Banas Kenneth R., officer (Vice President) of Usg Corp, unloaded 11,557 shares at an average price of $28.04 on August 31, 2016. The total amount of the transaction was worth $324,058, according to the disclosed information with the Securities and Exchange Commission in a Form 4 filing.
USG Corporation (NYSE:USG): The stock opened at $27.59 and touched an intraday high of $28.11 on Friday. During the day, the stock corrected to an intraday low of $27.35, however, the bulls stepped in and pushed the price higher to close in the green at $27.56 with a gain of 0.25% for the day. The total traded volume for the day was 1,909,994. The stock had closed at $27.49 in the previous trading session.
USG Corporation (USG) : During the past 4 weeks, traders have been relatively bearish on USG Corporation (USG), hence the stock is down -1.83% when compared to the S&P 500 during the same period. However, in the past 1 week, the selling of the stock is down by -2.27% relative to the S&P 500. The 4-week change in the price of the stock is -1.96% and the stock has fallen -1.78% in the past 1 week.
USG Corporation (USG), through its subsidiaries, 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 industrial processes. The Company operates in four segments: Gypsum, Ceilings, Distribution and USG Boral Building Products (UBBP). The Gypsum segment manufactures gypsum wallboard; the Ceilings segment manufactures and markets interior systems products; the Distribution segment consists of L&W Supply, a distributor of gypsum wallboard and other building materials, and the Companys UBBP segment manufactures, distributes and sells building products, mines raw gypsum and sells natural and synthetic gypsum. The Companys brands include DUROCK, FIBEROCK, LEVELROCK, RED TOP, IMPERIAL, DIAMOND, SUPREMO, RADAR, ECLIPSE, MARS, USG Boral Sheetrock and USG Boral NextGen, among others.