3. As of noon trading, USG ( USG) is up $0.32 (1.2%) to $26.36 on light volume Thus far, 573,273 shares of USG exchanged hands as compared to its average daily volume of 2.2 million shares. The stock has ranged in price between $25.90-$26.70 after having opened the day at $26.00 as compared to the previous trading day's close of $26.04.

USG Corporation, through its subsidiaries, engages in the manufacture and distribution of building materials worldwide. USG has a market cap of $2.7 billion and is part of the industrial goods sector. Shares are up 150.8% year to date as of the close of trading on Wednesday. Currently there are 5 analysts that rate USG a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 6 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 solid stock price performance. 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.

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