This is what analysts have to say about USG Corporation (NYSE:USG) after last week.

December 7, 2017 - By Henry Gaston

 This is what analysts have to say about USG Corporation (NYSE:USG) after last week.
Investors sentiment decreased to 0.62 in Q2 2017. Its down 0.19, from 0.81 in 2017Q1. It dived, as 34 investors sold USG Corporation shares while 78 reduced holdings. 20 funds opened positions while 49 raised stakes. 166.18 million shares or 30.74% more from 127.12 million shares in 2017Q1 were reported.
State Street holds 1.95 million shares or 0.01% of its portfolio. 1,347 were accumulated by Pathstone Family Office Limited Liability Corp. Riverhead Limited Liability has invested 0.01% in USG Corporation (NYSE:USG). Kennedy Capital Mgmt Incorporated reported 224,505 shares stake. Teacher Retirement Systems Of Texas accumulated 0% or 7,619 shares. Mcmillion Cap Management stated it has 1.38% in USG Corporation (NYSE:USG). Carroll Financial Inc has 112 shares for 0% of their portfolio. 49,203 were reported by Eaton Vance Management. Legal And General Grp Public Limited Company owns 34,954 shares. Bokf Na accumulated 8,987 shares. Moreover, Brandywine Inv Mgmt Llc has 0.11% invested in USG Corporation (NYSE:USG) for 599,542 shares. Citigroup Inc owns 28,015 shares for 0% of their portfolio. Cove Street Ltd Limited Liability Company holds 2.18% or 619,187 shares. Amalgamated Bank & Trust has 0.02% invested in USG Corporation (NYSE:USG) for 15,920 shares. Quantbot L P accumulated 0.01% or 3,211 shares.

USG Corporation (NYSE:USG) Ratings Coverage

Among 20 analysts covering USG Corporation (NYSE:USG), 3 have Buy rating, 3 Sell and 14 Hold. Therefore 15% are positive. USG Corporation had 63 analyst reports since July 29, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The stock of USG Corporation (NYSE:USG) earned “Neutral” rating by Goldman Sachs on Thursday, October 8. The firm has “Neutral” rating given on Monday, September 18 by Nomura. On Monday, August 28 the stock rating was maintained by RBC Capital Markets with “Buy”. The company was maintained on Thursday, October 26 by Robert W. Baird. The firm earned “Hold” rating on Thursday, September 22 by Jefferies. The firm has “Neutral” rating given on Thursday, July 27 by Bank of America. As per Thursday, July 13, the company rating was maintained by Stifel Nicolaus. Barclays Capital upgraded the stock to “Hold” rating in Thursday, July 27 report. The firm earned “Hold” rating on Monday, July 24 by C.L. King. Jefferies maintained the stock with “Hold” rating in Wednesday, July 27 report. Below is a list of USG Corporation (NYSE:USG) latest ratings and price target changes.

15/11/2017 Broker: Macquarie Research Rating: Neutral Old Target: $35.00 New Target: $36.00 Maintain
01/11/2017 Broker: JP Morgan Rating: Neutral Old Target: $30 New Target: $38 Maintain
27/10/2017 Broker: RBC Capital Markets Rating: Buy New Target: $38.0 Maintain
27/10/2017 Broker: Barclays Capital Rating: Equal-Weight Old Target: $26 New Target: $31 Maintain
26/10/2017 Broker: SunTrust Rating: Hold New Target: $34.0 Maintain
27/10/2017 Broker: Citigroup Rating: Neutral Old Target: $34 New Target: $37 Maintain
27/10/2017 Broker: Bank of America Rating: Sell Downgrade
26/10/2017 Broker: Robert W. Baird Rating: Hold New Target: $35.0 Maintain
26/10/2017 Broker: Stifel Nicolaus Rating: Hold New Target: $33.0 Maintain
19/10/2017 Broker: Jefferies Rating: Hold New Target: $33.0 Maintain

The stock increased 0.16% or $0.06 during the last trading session, reaching $37.37. About 1.18M shares traded. USG Corporation (NYSE:USG) has risen 0.17% since December 7, 2016 and is uptrending. It has underperformed by 16.53% the S&P500.

USG Corporation, through its subsidiaries, makes and sells building materials worldwide. The company has market cap of $5.10 billion. The companyÂ’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 11.99 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.

More recent USG Corporation (NYSE:USG) news were published by: Businesswire.com which released: “USG Corporation to Host Inaugural Investor Day” on November 16, 2017. Also Businesswire.com published the news titled: “USG Corporation Completes Acquisition of Ceilings Plus” on November 30, 2017. Businesswire.com‘s news article titled: “USG Corporation to Expand Ceilings Portfolio with Acquisition of Ceilings Plus” with publication date: November 14, 2017 was also an interesting one.

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