USG Co. (NYSE:USG) has been given an average recommendation of “Hold” by the eight ratings firms that are presently covering the firm, MarketBeat.com reports. One equities research analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating and six have assigned a hold rating to the company. The average twelve-month target price among analysts that have covered the stock in the last year is $44.00.
Separately, ValuEngine downgraded USG from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a research note on Monday, April 1st.
In other USG news, VP Jeanette A. Press sold 3,500 shares of USG stock in a transaction on Monday, February 25th. The stock was sold at an average price of $43.25, for a total value of $151,375.00. Following the completion of the transaction, the vice president now directly owns 27,769 shares of the company’s stock, valued at approximately $1,201,009.25. The sale was disclosed in a legal filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which is available through this hyperlink. 0.66% of the stock is owned by insiders.
USG remained flat at $$4.80 during trading on Friday. The company had a trading volume of 2,000 shares, compared to its average volume of 1,767,024. The company has a market cap of $672.48 million, a P/E ratio of 3.18 and a beta of 0.67. USG has a twelve month low of $39.73 and a twelve month high of $43.50. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.56, a current ratio of 2.31 and a quick ratio of 1.62.
USG Company Profile
USG Corporation, through its subsidiaries, manufactures and sells building materials worldwide. The company's Gypsum division manufactures and markets gypsum and related products to construct walls and ceilings of residential, nonresidential, and institutional buildings; and agricultural and industrial customers.
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