USG Corporation (NYSE:USG) has received a short term rating of strong buy from experts at Zacks with a rank of 1. The stock has been rated an average of 2.5 by 12 Brokerage Firm. 3 Wall Street Firms have rated the stock as a strong buys. 9 Brokerage Firms have advised hold.
Other Equity analysts have also commented on the company shares. Brokerage firm Goldman Sachs maintains its rating on USG Corporation (NYSE:USG). As per the latest information, the brokerage house raises the price target to $27 per share from a prior target of $24. The shares have been rated Neutral. The rating by the firm was issued on May 4, 2016.
USG Corporation (NYSE:USG) should head towards $30.89 per share according to 9 Analysts in consensus. However, if the road gets shaky, the stock may fall short to $27 per share. The higher price estimate target is at $37 according to the Analysts.
USG Corporation (NYSE:USG) witnessed a decline in the market cap on Tuesday as its shares dropped 0.75% or 0.2 points. After the session commenced at $26.71, the stock reached the higher end at $26.79 while it hit a low of $26.21. With the volume soaring to 1,097,352 shares, the last trade was called at $26.38. The company has a 52-week high of $32.879. The company has a market cap of $3,848 million and there are 145,853,370 shares in outstanding. The 52-week low of the share price is $15.85.
USG Corporation has lost 0.6% in the last five trading days and dropped 8.12% in the last 4 weeks. USG Corporation is up 11.64% in the last 3-month period. Year-to-Date the stock performance stands at 8.6%.
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.