Usg Corporation (NYSE:USG) Sellers Decreased By 9.35% Their Shorts As Of Jun 27, 2018

June 27, 2018 - By Toni Killen

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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 holdings while only 40 funds amassed holdings. Funds hold 112.04 million shares thus 0.95% less from 2017Q4’s 113.11 million shares.
Cubist Systematic Strategies Ltd Liability Corporation owns 51,997 shs for 0.12% of their capital. Asset Mngmt Advsr Limited owns 5.75% invested in USG Corporation (NYSE:USG) for 164,638 shs. Hightower Advsr Llc invested 0.02% in USG Corporation (NYSE:USG). Geode Capital Ltd Liability Corporation, Massachusetts-based fund reported 758,289 shs. Benjamin F Edwards & Company stated it has 0% in USG Corporation (NYSE:USG). Oppenheimer Asset Incorporated holds 16,216 shs or 0.02% of its capital. 60,000 are held by Harvest Mngmt Limited Liability Company. Eaton Vance Mngmt, Massachusetts-based fund reported 49,203 shs. Peak6 Invs Ltd Partnership stated it has 0.04% of its capital in USG Corporation (NYSE:USG). Stifel holds 0.01% or 68,362 shs in its capital. Wells Fargo Mn, a California-based fund reported 2.98 million shs. Utah Retirement System has invested 0.01% in USG Corporation (NYSE:USG). Finemark National Bank & Trust & has 0.01% invested in USG Corporation (NYSE:USG). First Quadrant L P Ca holds 6,400 shs. First Republic Inv Mngmt invested in 0% or 8,184 shs.

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

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

Ticker’s shares touched $43.25 during the last trading session after 0.16% change.Currently USG Corporation is uptrending after 45.47% change in last June 27, 2017. USG has 220,883 shares volume. USG outperformed the S&P 500 by 32.90%.

USG Corporation, through its subsidiaries, makes and sells building materials worldwide.The firm is worth $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

In total 13 analysts cover USG (NYSE:USG). “Buy” rating has 2, “Sell” are 0, while 11 are “Hold”. 15% are bullish. 27 are the (NYSE:USG)’s analyst reports since January 5, 2018 according to StockzIntelligence Inc. On Thursday, February 1 Stifel Nicolaus maintained USG Corporation (NYSE:USG) with “Hold” rating. On Thursday, February 1 the firm has “Hold” rating by Jefferies given. On Tuesday, June 12 Robert W. Baird downgraded USG Corporation (NYSE:USG) to “Hold” rating. On Tuesday, June 12 Barclays Capital downgraded USG Corporation (NYSE:USG) rating. Barclays Capital has “Equal-Weight” rating and $44 target. On Tuesday, April 10 the stock of USG Corporation (NYSE:USG) earned “Hold” rating by Jefferies. On Friday, January 5 the rating was upgraded by Barclays Capital to “Buy”. The company rating was maintained by Nomura on Tuesday, March 27. On Friday, April 27 the stock of USG Corporation (NYSE:USG) has “Neutral” rating given by Credit Suisse. On Friday, January 5 Robert W. Baird upgraded the shares of USG in report to “Outperform” rating. The stock rating was maintained by Buckingham Research with “Neutral” on Wednesday, June 13.

More recent USG Corporation (NYSE:USG) news were posted by Seekingalpha.com, Bizjournals.com and Digitaljournal.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 “Knauf to acquire USG in $7 billion deal” on June 11, 2018. And last was posted on June 18, 2018, called “NYSE:USG Investor Alert: Investigation of Takeover of USG Corporation”.

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