USG Corporation (NYSE:USG) is scheduled to be posting its quarterly earnings results before the market opens on Monday, July 24th. Analysts expect USG Corporation to post earnings of $0.53 per share for the quarter.

USG Corporation (NYSE:USG) last issued its quarterly earnings data on Thursday, April 27th. The construction company reported $0.37 EPS for the quarter, missing the Thomson Reuters’ consensus estimate of $0.46 by $0.09. The business had revenue of $767 million for the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $741.50 million. USG Corporation had a return on equity of 14.57% and a net margin of 15.23%. The business’s quarterly revenue was up 2.7% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same period in the previous year, the business posted $0.43 EPS. On average, analysts expect USG Corporation to post $1.85 EPS for the current fiscal year and $2.22 EPS for the next fiscal year.

Shares of USG Corporation (NYSE USG) opened at 29.11 on Monday. The firm has a market cap of $4.24 billion, a P/E ratio of 8.63 and a beta of 1.09. USG Corporation has a 52 week low of $23.71 and a 52 week high of $34.67. The company’s 50-day moving average price is $29.04 and its 200 day moving average price is $30.71.

In other USG Corporation news, insider Jennifer F. Scanlon bought 1,500 shares of the stock in a transaction that occurred on Monday, June 5th. The shares were bought at an average price of $29.39 per share, for a total transaction of $44,085.00. Following the acquisition, the insider now directly owns 82,902 shares of the company’s stock, valued at approximately $2,436,489.78. The acquisition was disclosed in a legal filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which can be accessed through the SEC website. Also, VP Jeanette A. Press sold 3,121 shares of the company’s stock in a transaction dated Wednesday, June 7th. The stock was sold at an average price of $28.55, for a total transaction of $89,104.55. Following the completion of the sale, the vice president now owns 13,981 shares in the company, valued at approximately $399,157.55. The disclosure for this sale can be found here. Corporate insiders own 0.67% of the company’s stock.

USG has been the topic of a number of research analyst reports. Zacks Investment Research cut shares of USG Corporation from a “hold” rating to a “sell” rating in a research report on Tuesday, May 2nd. BidaskClub raised shares of USG Corporation from a “sell” rating to a “hold” rating in a research report on Friday, June 16th. Credit Suisse Group initiated coverage on shares of USG Corporation in a research report on Thursday, June 22nd. They set an “underperform” rating and a $24.00 price objective on the stock. Nomura set a $30.00 price objective on shares of USG Corporation and gave the stock a “hold” rating in a research report on Thursday, April 27th. Finally, Instinet reissued a “neutral” rating and set a $33.00 price objective (up previously from $30.00) on shares of USG Corporation in a research report on Saturday, April 29th. Four analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, eight have given a hold rating and eight have given a buy rating to the stock. The company currently has a consensus rating of “Hold” and a consensus target price of $31.53.

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USG Corporation Company Profile

USG Corporation, through its subsidiaries, is a manufacturer and distributor of building materials. The Company’s segments include Gypsum, Ceilings and USG Boral Building Products (UBBP). It 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 certain industrial processes.

Earnings History for USG Corporation (NYSE:USG)

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