USG Corporation (USG)

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Last closing price (Aug 19 4:00 EDT):
29.19 (2.49%) ? 
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Return to date (1m/3m/6m/12m):
-0.88% ? 
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Description:
USG Corporation, through its subsidiaries, engages in the manufacture and distribution of building materials worldwide. The company operates in three reportable segments: North American Gypsum, Worldwide Ceilings, and Building Products Distribution. It offers gypsum and related products, including gypsum wallboards, joint compounds, cement boards, gypsum fiber panels, glass mat sheathing, glass mat panels, gypsum fiber, and glass mat panels. The company’s gypsum products are used in various building applications to finish the interior walls, ceilings, and floors in residential, commercial, and institutional constructions, and repair and remodel constructions. It also produces gypsum based products for agricultural and industrial customers for use in various applications, including soil conditioning, road repair, fireproofing, and ceramics. In addition, the company manufactures ceiling grid and acoustical ceiling tile for electrical and mechanical systems, and air distribution and maintenance applications. USG Corporation distributes its gypsum products through building materials dealers, home improvement centers and other retailers, and contractors. Further, it distributes other manufacturers’ gypsum wallboards, joint compounds, and ceiling products, as well as drywall metal, insulation, roofing, fasteners, and exterior insulation finishing systems. The company sells gypsum products under the SHEETROCK, DUROCK, FIBEROCK, SECUROCK, LEVELROCK, RED TOP, IMPERIAL, DIAMOND, and SUPREMO brands; and ceiling products under RADAR, ECLIPSE, MARS, and HALCYON, DONN, DX, FINELINE, CENTRICITEE, DXI IDENTITEE, CURVATURA, and COMPASSO brands. USG Corporation was founded in 1901 and is based in Chicago, Illinois.
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Philip Ng Jefferies & Co. Buy   Apr 25, '14   29.55  36.00  Apr 25, '15  -1.22% 
Philip Ng Jefferies & Co. Buy   Sep 26, '13   28.27    Sep 26, '14  3.25% 
Todd Vencil Sterne, Agee & Leach Buy   Sep 06, '13   25.06    Sep 06, '14  16.48% 
Garik Shmois Longbow Research Buy   Aug 28, '13   23.37    Aug 28, '14  24.90% 
Peter Lisnic Robert W. Baird & Co., Inc. Buy   Feb 06, '13   28.62  34.00  Feb 06, '14  2.87% 
Peter Lisnic Robert W. Baird & Co., Inc. Buy   Oct 04, '12   22.39  27.00  Oct 04, '13  26.89% 
Garik Shmois Longbow Research Buy   Aug 23, '12   19.91  26.00  Aug 23, '13  30.59% 
Garik Shmois Longbow Research Buy   May 28, '12   16.95  20.00  May 28, '13  64.01% 
Todd Vencil Sterne, Agee & Leach Sell   Dec 05, '11   10.41  8.00  Dec 05, '12  -144.09%