Usg Corporation (NYSE:USG) Sellers Declined By 9.35% Their Shorts

June 27, 2018 - By Michael Lund

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During Q1 2018 the big money sentiment is 0.88. That’s change of 2017Q4’s as. 28 investors sold all, 81 reduced holdings as USG Corporation ratio is the same. 56 grew stakes while only 40 funds acquired stakes. Funds hold 112.04 million shares thus 0.95% less from 2017Q4’s 113.11 million shares.
Ny State Common Retirement Fund stated it has 0.01% in USG Corporation (NYSE:USG). New York-based Blackrock has invested 0.01% in USG Corporation (NYSE:USG). The Florida-based Raymond James And Assocs has invested 0% in USG Corporation (NYSE:USG). Shapiro Management Ltd owns 0% invested in USG Corporation (NYSE:USG) for 2.87M shs. United Kingdom-based Hsbc Public Ltd Company has invested 0.01% in USG Corporation (NYSE:USG). Parametric Portfolio Assoc Limited Liability Corporation has 0.01% invested in USG Corporation (NYSE:USG) for 133,075 shs. Caprock Gru holds 0.05% or 5,855 shs in its capital. Ameriprise invested 0% of its capital in USG Corporation (NYSE:USG). Cap Advsr Ltd accumulated 1,716 shs. Bokf Na has 7,187 shs. Tru Of Vermont accumulated 1,300 shs. Public Employees Retirement System Of Ohio stated it has 0.01% in USG Corporation (NYSE:USG). Fairfax Fin Can accumulated 1.53 million shs. Great West Life Assurance Can accumulated 0% or 10,974 shs. Rafferty Asset Management Ltd has 12,378 shs for 0.01% of their capital.

USG Corporation had 1 sale and 0 insider buys since June 1, 2018. This’s net activity of $620,252.

Usg Corporation (NYSE:USG) recorded a decrease of 9.35% in shares shorted. It was issued in June by FINRA the 5.68 million shares shorted on USG. Previously was reported down change of 9.35% from 6.27M shares. Previous USG’s position will need 6 days to recover. It has 1.00M average volume. Usg Corporation’s shares shorted float is 6.93%.

The stock increased 0.16% or $0.07 during the last trading session, hitting $43.25.Currently USG Corporation is uptrending after 45.47% change in last June 27, 2017. USG has 220,883 shares volume. USG outperformed the S&P500 by 32.90%.

USG Corporation, through its subsidiaries, makes and sells building materials worldwide.The firm is valued at $6.03 billion. The company??s Gypsum segment makes and markets gypsum and related products to construct walls, ceilings, roofs, and floors of residential, commercial, and institutional buildings, as well as for various industrial applications.91.44 is the P/E ratio. This segment offers gypsum panels, as well as joint compounds, corner beads, joint tapes, and plasters for wallboard joints finishing under the Sheetrock brand; cement board under the Durock brand; backerboard that includes abuse-resistant interior wall panels, tile backer boards, and flooring underlayments under the Fiberock brand; poured gypsum flooring systems under the Levelrock brand; roof boards under the Securock brand; and air-water barrier system and industrial gypsum under the ExoAir 430 brand.

USG Corporation (NYSE:USG) Ratings Coverage

Total analysts of 13 have positions in USG (NYSE:USG) as follows: 2 rated it a “Buy”, 0 with “Sell” and 11 with “Hold”. The positive are 15%. Since January 5, 2018 according to StockzIntelligence Inc USG has 27 analyst reports. The company rating was maintained by Robert W. Baird on Thursday, February 1. On Friday, January 5 the firm earned “Overweight” rating by JP Morgan. On Friday, January 5 the stock of USG Corporation (NYSE:USG) has “Buy” rating given by Barclays Capital. On Tuesday, June 12 the rating was downgraded by Raymond James to “Hold”. On Monday, April 16 the stock has “Neutral” rating by Buckingham Research. On Monday, April 23 the firm has “Hold” rating given by Jefferies. In Tuesday, February 6 report Stephens maintained the stock with “Hold” rating. The stock rating was maintained by Credit Suisse with “Sell” on Monday, January 22. On Thursday, January 25 the stock has “Neutral” rating by Citigroup. On Tuesday, January 23 Jefferies maintained USG Corporation (NYSE:USG) with “Hold” rating.

More recent USG Corporation (NYSE:USG) news were posted by Seekingalpha.com, Digitaljournal.com and Bizjournals.com. The first one has “Warren Buffett’s Happy. And You Should Be Too” as a title and was posted on June 12, 2018. The next is “NYSE:USG Investor Alert: Investigation of Takeover of USG Corporation” on June 18, 2018. And last was posted on June 11, 2018, called “Knauf to acquire USG in $7 billion deal”.

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