USG Corporation (NYSE:USG) traded with the volume of 1.11 Million Yesterday. The Stock Opened its session at $25.91 and closed at $25.41 by showing an decrease of -2.61 percent. USG Corporation has 1 year price target of 32.08. The stock gained a consensus recommendation of 2.36 on Zacks Investment Research where the scale runs from 1 to 5, 1 representing Strong buy and 5 showing Strong Sell. The company is expected to report its next EPS (earnings per share) on Oct 25 BMO. The company reported its last quarter on Jun 16.
On Jun 16 USG Corporation (NYSE:USG) reported its EPS in the last quarter as $0.46/Share lagging the analyst estimate of $0.48/Share by the difference of $-0.02. This showed the surprise of -4.2% in the last quarter earnings. For the Current Quarter, 4 analyst are projecting the mean EPS to be $0.52/share. According to their observations and findings, the stock could provide a high EPS of $0.58/share and a Low EPS of $0.48/share.
The 14 analysts offering 12-month price forecasts for USG Corp have a median target of 32.00, with a high estimate of 37.00 and a low estimate of 24.00. The median estimate represents a +25.93% increase from the last price of 25.41. (CNN MONEY)
Many Analysts provided their foresight on Revenue Estimates of USG Corporation where they believe that the company has the potential to earn average revenue of $1.02 Billion for the current quarter. According to their predictions High & Low revenue estimates are 1.09 Billion and 967 Million respectively.
USG Corporation (NYSE:USG) topped its 52-week high price of $30.84 on Jul 20, 2016 and 52-Week Low Price of $15.85 on Jan 26, 2016. The Stock currently has the market capitalization of $3.81 Million, P/E (price to earnings ttm) of 3.63 and Weekly volatility of 2.65%% and monthly volatility of 3.26%% respectively.
USG Corporation is currently showing -2.8% EPS growth this year. The Next Year EPS growth is 24%, Long term annual growth estimate of 11.4%, Annual EPS growth past 5 years of 93.63 percent. The Company currently has Insider ownership of 0.2 Percent and Institutional Ownership of 83.5 Percent. The Return on Assets stands at 22.9%, Return on Equity shows 81.7% and Return on Investment value is 30.2%.
USG Corporation Gross Margin percentage stands at 19.7% while its Operating Margin for trailing twelve month is 11.8 percent and Profit margin (ttm) is 26.6 Percent. The stock is currently moving above its 20-Day Simple Moving Average of -6.56% with the 50-Day Simple Moving Average of -6.56 percent. Currently, the company has SMA200 (200-day simple moving average) of 0.41 Percent. The Stock has YTD (year to date) performance of 4.61 percent.
Many research firms have provided their ratings on USG Corporation (NYSE:USG) where BofA/Merrill provided Buyrating on the stock on 23-Sep-16. Other firms include RBC Capital Mkts giving Outperform rating on 13-Sep-16.
In the past 6 months, 0 Insider purchases and 15 Insider Sales were made in which 92997 shares were exchanged as Insider Sales.
The latest Insider trade was made on 5 Oct 2016 where Metcalf (James S) Chief Executive Officer did a transaction type “Sell” in which 15577 shares were traded at a price of $26. Another insider trade includes Chief Executive Officer Metcalf (James S) who also initiated a transaction in which 10022 shares were traded on 5 Oct 2016 as “Buy”.
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.