Insider Trading Alert - USG, TSO, RGR, ARCP And CIEN Traded By Insiders

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Yesterday, Nov. 18, 2013, 188 U.S. common stocks issued filings of shares being bought or sold by insiders. The transactions ranged in value from $499.99 to $6,605,383,701.40.

Highlighted Stocks Traded by Insiders:

USG (USG) - FREE Research Report

Scanlon Jennifer F. who is Senior Vice President at USG sold 7,400 shares at $27.45 on Nov. 18, 2013. Following this transaction, the Senior Vice President owned 50,797 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 12.72% with the 7,400 share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $26.95, down $0.50, or 1.86% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for USG go as follows:

  • 24-Week # shares sold: 2,000

The average volume for USG has been 1.6 million shares per day over the past 30 days. USG has a market cap of $3.0 billion and is part of the industrial goods sector and materials & construction industry. Shares are down 4.03% year to date as of the close of trading on Monday.

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. Currently there are 9 analysts that rate USG a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 4 rate it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates USG as a hold. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its revenue growth, impressive record of earnings per share growth and compelling growth in net income. However, as a counter to these strengths, we also find weaknesses including generally higher debt management risk and poor profit margins. Get the full USG Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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