3. As of noon trading, USG ( USG) is down $0.47 (-1.5%) to $29.97 on light volume Thus far, 589,530 shares of USG exchanged hands as compared to its average daily volume of 1.7 million shares. The stock has ranged in price between $29.93-$30.94 after having opened the day at $30.44 as compared to the previous trading day's close of $30.44.

USG Corporation, through its subsidiaries, engages in the manufacture and distribution of building materials worldwide. USG has a market cap of $3.3 billion and is part of the industrial goods sector. Shares are up 8.4% year to date as of the close of trading on Friday. Currently there are 5 analysts that rate USG a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 7 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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