$0.40 EPS Expected for USG Corporation (USG)

January 13, 2018 - By Peter Erickson

 $0.40 EPS Expected for USG Corporation (USG)
Investors sentiment increased to 1.06 in Q3 2017. Its up 0.44, from 0.62 in 2017Q2. It increased, as 25 investors sold USG Corporation shares while 64 reduced holdings. 40 funds opened positions while 54 raised stakes. 119.59 million shares or 28.04% less from 166.18 million shares in 2017Q2 were reported.
Lsv Asset accumulated 648,000 shares or 0.03% of the stock. Masters Cap Mgmt Limited Liability reported 0.11% stake. Mesirow Financial Investment invested in 35,375 shares. First Manhattan has 1,000 shares for 0% of their portfolio. Vanguard Grp invested 0.01% of its portfolio in USG Corporation (NYSE:USG). Guggenheim stated it has 73,243 shares. First Tru Advsrs Lp owns 0.01% invested in USG Corporation (NYSE:USG) for 62,905 shares. Invesco reported 0% in USG Corporation (NYSE:USG). Raymond James Associate invested in 64,415 shares or 0% of the stock. Virginia Retirement System Et Al reported 0.01% in USG Corporation (NYSE:USG). 18,032 are owned by Somerset Trust Co. Cwm Ltd Liability Com invested in 0% or 1,040 shares. 21,613 were reported by Public Employees Retirement Association Of Colorado. Commerzbank Aktiengesellschaft Fi has 66,575 shares for 0.03% of their portfolio. M&T Retail Bank has invested 0% of its portfolio in USG Corporation (NYSE:USG).

Since September 7, 2017, it had 0 buys, and 1 insider sale for $162,046 activity.

Analysts expect USG Corporation (NYSE:USG) to report $0.40 EPS on February, 7.They anticipate $0.04 EPS change or 9.09 % from last quarter’s $0.44 EPS. USG’s profit would be $54.57M giving it 24.71 P/E if the $0.40 EPS is correct. After having $0.47 EPS previously, USG Corporation’s analysts see -14.89 % EPS growth. The stock increased 0.08% or $0.03 during the last trading session, reaching $39.53. About 1.29 million shares traded or 3.40% up from the average. USG Corporation (NYSE:USG) has risen 0.17% since January 13, 2017 and is uptrending. It has underperformed by 16.53% the S&P500.

USG Corporation (NYSE:USG) Ratings Coverage

Among 21 analysts covering USG Corporation (NYSE:USG), 7 have Buy rating, 3 Sell and 11 Hold. Therefore 33% are positive. USG Corporation had 67 analyst reports since July 29, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. Stifel Nicolaus maintained the stock with “Hold” rating in Thursday, October 26 report. The firm has “In-Line” rating by Evercore given on Thursday, September 21. The stock of USG Corporation (NYSE:USG) earned “Hold” rating by Jefferies on Wednesday, July 27. As per Friday, January 5, the company rating was upgraded by J.P. Morgan. The firm earned “Hold” rating on Thursday, August 31 by Stifel Nicolaus. The rating was maintained by Jefferies on Thursday, September 22 with “Hold”. The rating was maintained by RBC Capital Markets on Monday, October 9 with “Buy”. The company was upgraded on Thursday, July 27 by Barclays Capital. Stifel Nicolaus maintained the stock with “Hold” rating in Thursday, July 13 report. RBC Capital Markets maintained the shares of USG in report on Monday, February 8 with “Sector Perform” rating.

USG Corporation, through its subsidiaries, makes and sells building materials worldwide. The company has market cap of $5.39 billion. The company??s Gypsum segment makes 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. It has a 12.55 P/E ratio. 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 under the Durock brand; backerboard that includes abuse-resistant interior wall panels, tile backer boards, and flooring underlayments under the Fiberock brand; poured gypsum flooring systems under the Levelrock brand; roof boards under the Securock brand; and air-water barrier system and industrial gypsum under the ExoAir 430 brand.

Another recent and important USG Corporation (NYSE:USG) news was published by Nasdaq.com which published an article titled: “USG Corporation (USG) in Focus: Stock Moves 6.7% Higher” on January 08, 2018.

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