Short Term Rating on USG Corporation (USG)

USG Corporation (USG) : 12 analysts are covering USG Corporation (USG) and their average rating on the stock is 2.5, which is read as a Buy. 3 equity analysts believe that the stock has a bright future and the price doesnt capture all of its upside, hence they rate the stock as a Strong Buy. A Zacks Investment Research rank of 3, which recommends a Hold affirms that they expect a large upside in the stock from the current levels. A total of 9 brokerage firms believe that the stock is fairly valued, hence they advise a Hold on the stock.

USG Corporation (USG) : The most positive equity analysts on USG Corporation (USG) expects the shares to touch $37, whereas, the least positive believes that the stock will trade at $28 in the short term. The company is covered by 9 Wall Street Brokerage Firms. The average price target for shares are $31.22 with an expected fluctuation of $2.64 from the mean.

Company shares have received an average consensus rating of Hold for the current week


USG Corporation (NYSE:USG): During Tuesdays trading session, Bulls were in full control of the stock right from the opening. The stock opened at $28.68 and $28.30 proved to be the low of the day. Continuous buying at higher levels pushed the stock towards an intraday high of $29.11. The buying momentum continued till the end and the stock did not give up its gains. It closed at $28.72, notching a gain of 0.84% for the day. The total traded volume was 1,597,173 . The stock had closed at $28.48 on the previous day.

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.

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