Stock Price of USG Corporation (USG) Increases 3.11%

Stock price performance of USG Corporation is analyzed for various periods using several stock trading signals. In this case, The stock price has rallied 14.34% in the past 12 Weeks , but analyzing the 6 month charts for the stock , the price continues to stay positive and keep the rally at 12.59% . Looking at the past 52 week period, the stock price is up at 46.63% . Relative price strength is a important factor used by wealth management firms while investing in stocks because the indicator compares the stock performance with the overall market. The relative price strength of USG Corporation has a positive value of 16.41 compared to overall market. Company shares have received an average consensus rating of Hold for the current week The stock has recorded a 20-day Moving Average of 2.05% and the 50-Day Moving Average is 2.32%.The 200 Day SMA reached 7.81%

USG Corporation is having a Relative Strength Index of 60.12 which indicates the stock is not yet over sold or over bought based on the technical indicators. USG Corporation (NYSE:USG) has climbed 3.11% in the past week and advanced 6.67% in the last 4 weeks. In the past week, the company has outperformed the S&P 500 by 2.99% and the outperformance has advanced to 5.72% for the last 4 weeks period.

Company has reported several Insider transactions to the SEC, on Dec 9, 2016, Dominic A Dannessa (Executive Vice President) sold 1,400 shares at 30.62 per share price.On Dec 6, 2016, Gregory D. Salah (Senior Vice President) sold 2,860 shares at 29.60 per share price.On Dec 6, 2016, Matthew F Hilzinger (Executive Vice President) sold 40,000 shares at 30.00 per share price.

USG Corporation Last issued its quarterly earnings results on Feb 1, 2017. The company reported $0.44 EPS for the quarter, beating the analyst consensus estimate by $ 0.07. Analyst had a consensus of $0.37. The company had revenue of $734.00 million for the quarter, compared to analysts expectations of $727.30 million. The companys revenue was up 2.2% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same quarter in the previous year, the company posted $0.42 EPS.

Several Stock Research Financial Advisors from Investment Banking firms have advised their client and investors on the stock.USG Corporation was Initiated by Barclays on Jan 6, 2017 to Underweight, Price Target of the shares are set at $29.USG Corporation was Resumed by Goldman to Sell on Nov 22, 2016.

USG Corporation (NYSE:USG) : On Friday heightened volatility was witnessed in USG Corporation (NYSE:USG) which led to swings in the share price. The stock opened for trading at $31.1 and hit $31.12 on the upside , eventually ending the session at $30.85, with a gain of 0.16% or 0.05 points. The heightened volatility saw the trading volume jump to 1,848,379 shares. The 52-week high of the share price is $32.26 and the company has a market cap of $4,509 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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