Featured Stock for Investors: USG Corporation (USG)

The fund owned 228,640 shares of the construction company's stock after buying an additional 3,681 shares during the quarter. It has a 24.17 P/E ratio. Finally, Thompson Investment Management Inc. raised its holdings in shares of USG Corporation by 10.1% in the 2nd quarter. Hosking Partners LLP owned about 0.16% of USG Corporation worth $6,635,000 at the end of the most recent quarter. About 379,578 shares traded.

Investors are a little more bearish on shares of USG Corporation lately as implied by the uptick in short interest. It has underperformed by 16.53% the S&P500. It was reported on Sep, 20 by Barchart.com. We have $27.85 PT which if reached, will make NYSE:USG worth $210.00 million less.

Analysts await FCB Financial Holdings Inc (NYSE:FCB) to report earnings on October, 19. Next quarter's EPS is forecasted at $0.37 with next year's EPS anticipated to be $2.08.

The company reported its EPS on 6/29/2017. 08, 2017. These shares are worth $162,050 and were traded at $32.41 each. It is down 28.84% since September 18, 2016 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 40.38% the S&P500.

Next Financial Group, Inc downsized its investment by shedding 300 shares a decrease of 30.0%. Wedge Capital Management L L P NC grew its holdings in USG Corporation by 3.5% during the second quarter. Barclays Pcl invested in 0% or 150,266 shares. Public Employees Retirement System of OH now owns 90,586 shares of the construction company's stock worth $2,881,000 after acquiring an additional 447 shares during the period. USG was included in 6 notes of analysts from August 26, 2016. As per Thursday, November 5, the company rating was maintained by Benchmark. The firm has "Hold" rating given on Friday, May 5 by Jefferies. As per Thursday, January 21, the company rating was upgraded by SunTrust.

The scale runs from 1 to 5 with 1 recommending Strong Buy and 5 recommending a Strong Sell. $44,089 worth of USG Corporation (NYSE:USG) was bought by Scanlon Jennifer F.

Investors sentiment decreased to 0.62 in 2016 Q4. Its up 0.04, from 0.84 in 2016Q3. It dropped, as 33 investors sold USG Corporation shares while 81 reduced holdings.

These funds have shifted positions in (USG).

On Tuesday, Shares of The Mosaic Company (NYSE:MOS) expressed a change of -2.21% and closed its trade at $20.84. Tiaa Cref Inv Mngmt Llc reported 271,511 shares stake. (NASDAQ:LPSN). Strs Ohio accumulated 0% or 88,600 shares. Next Financial Group, Inc now owns 700 shares with a value of $20,000,000. Punch & Assocs owns 104,590 shares or 0.3% of their United States portfolio. Moreover, Wells Fargo & Co Mn has 0.03% invested in USG Corporation (NYSE:USG). (NASDAQ:LPSN). Aperio Gru Limited Liability Company holds 0% or 52,254 shares in its portfolio. Acadian Asset Mgmt Ltd Llc reported 421 shares. Sunbelt reported 0% of its portfolio in USG Corporation (NYSE:USG). (NYSE:PPG) while inside ownership was 0.42%.

Among 16 analysts covering BT Group plc (NYSE:BT), 5 have Buy rating, 2 Sell and 9 Hold. Millennium Limited Liability owns 79,451 shares. New York-based Bnp Paribas Arbitrage Sa has invested 0.03% in USG Corporation (NYSE:USG). Teacher Retirement System Of Texas has 0% invested in USG Corporation (NYSE:USG).

Analysts are also projecting an Average Revenue Estimate for USG Corporation as $801750 in the Current Quarter. They expect $0.70 earnings per share, up 18.64% or $0.11 from last year's $0.59 per share. Meadow Creek Investment Management LLC purchased a new stake in USG Corporation during the 1st quarter valued at $226,000. Four analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, ten have given a hold rating and four have given a buy rating to the stock. Therefore 21% are positive. The company rocked its 52-Week High of $34.67 and touched its 52-Week Low of $23.71. The company has an average rating of "Hold" and a consensus target price of $30.25. Goldman Sachs initiated the stock with "Neutral" rating in Thursday, October 8 report. The company was upgraded on Thursday, July 27 by Barclays Capital. Citigroup initiated the stock with "Neutral" rating in Friday, August 26 report. The stock of USG Corporation (NYSE:USG) earned "Neutral" rating by Wedbush on Wednesday, July 6. On Monday, April 24 the stock rating was maintained by HSBC with "Buy". On Friday, October 23 the stock rating was maintained by Barclays Capital with "Equal Weight". The stock of USG Corporation (NYSE:USG) earned "Underperform" rating by Credit Suisse on Tuesday, January 26. RBC Capital Markets has "Buy" rating and $32.0 target.

USG Corporation, through its subsidiaries, is a maker and distributor of building materials. The stock has a market capitalization of $4.24 billion, a PE ratio of 9.48 and a beta of 1.00. The Company's divisions include Gypsum, Ceilings and USG Boral Building Products. The Company produces a range of products for use in new residential, new nonresidential, and residential and nonresidential fix and remodel construction, as well as products used in certain industrial processes.

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