2. As of noon trading, USG ( USG) is up $0.21 (0.8%) to $26.32 on light volume. Thus far, 483,738 shares of USG exchanged hands as compared to its average daily volume of 1.8 million shares. The stock has ranged in price between $26.02-$26.48 after having opened the day at $26.23 as compared to the previous trading day's close of $26.11. 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. USG has a market cap of $2.8 billion and is part of the industrial goods sector. Shares are down 6.6% year to date as of the close of trading on Thursday. Currently there are 9 analysts that rate USG a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 5 rate it a hold. TheStreet Ratings rates USG as a hold. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its revenue growth, good cash flow from operations and increase in stock price during the past year. However, as a counter to these strengths, we also find weaknesses including disappointing return on equity, generally higher debt management risk and poor profit margins. Get the full USG Ratings Report now. 3x UPSIDE POTENTIAL: TheStreet Quant Ratings has identified a handful of stocks that can potentially TRIPLE in the next 12-months. Learn more.
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