Earnings Forecast Research on USG Corporation (USG)

USG Corporation has received $0.35 as the consensus Earnings Estimate for the Quarter ending on Dec 2016 ,According to the estimate provided by 9 Financial Advisor in the Stock Trading Firms. Among 9 Analysts, Bottom line EPS Estimate for the current quarter is $0.29 while the top line estimate is $0.4 , a key information to consider for Day Trading and investing in stocks. The EPS growth rate is projected at -16.14%.

USG Corporation reported better than expected with a surprise EPS of 2.22% or $0.01 during its most recent quarterly earnings. The Actual EPS was $0.46 compared to the Estimated EPS of $0.45. Chicago based USG Corporation Last reported the Quarter results on Dec 31, 2016 and the Next earnings date is scheduled to be released on Feb 01, 2017.

USG Corporation has a Price to Earnings ratio of 16.97 for the trailing twelve month period. The price to book ratio of the company for the most recent quarter is 2.69. For the Most Recent Fiscal Year, USG Corporation has a price to cash ratio of 10.91. For the Trailing twelve month period, company showed a Net Profit Margin of 27.7% and Return on Equity of the stock is 17.04%.

In the last quarter, USG Corporation reported Annual Earnings of $0.46. Based on the filings, last years Annual Earnings was, $1.76. In the last Quarter, USG reported a surprise Earnings per Share of 2.22% . The consensus estimate for current quarter is $0.35 and for the current fiscal year, the estimate is $1.71. For the Next fiscal year, the estimate is $2.06 based on the consensus.

USG Corporation (NYSE:USG) : On Tuesday heightened volatility was witnessed in USG Corporation (NYSE:USG) which led to swings in the share price. The stock opened for trading at $30.05 and hit $30.69 on the upside , eventually ending the session at $30.59, with a gain of 1.86% or 0.56 points. The heightened volatility saw the trading volume jump to 2,420,586 shares. The 52-week high of the share price is $32.26 and the company has a market cap of $4,469 million. The 52-week low of the share price is at $16.88 .

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. USGs operations are organized into three operating segments: North American Gypsum, Worldwide Ceilings and Building Products Distribution.

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