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$27.23
Previous Close
$27.15
Day High
$27.46
Day Low
$27.01
52 Week High
02/26/14 - $36.22
52 Week Low
10/13/14 - $24.53
Market Cap
4.0B
Average Volume 10 Days
1.2M
EPS TTM
$0.68
Shares Outstanding
144.7M
EX-Date
05/9/01
P/E TM
40.3x
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Dividend Yield
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USG Corporation, through its subsidiaries, operates as a manufacturer and distributor of building materials worldwide. It operates in three segments: North American Gypsum, Worldwide Ceilings, and Building Products Distribution. The North American Gypsum segment provides gypsum and related products that are used to construct walls, ceilings, roofs, and floors of residential, commercial, and institutional buildings, as well as in various industrial applications. It provides gypsum panels; and a line of joint compounds, corner beads, and tape that are used for finishing wallboard joints under SHEETROCK brand name. This segment also offers cement board and accessories under DUROCK brand name; gypsum-fiber panels under the brand name of FIBEROCK; various gypsum panels under SECUROCK brand name; and poured gypsum underlayments under the brand name of LEVELROCK. In addition, this segment provides construction plaster products under RED TOP, IMPERIAL, DIAMOND, and SUPREMO brand names; and gypsum-based products for agricultural and industrial customers for the use in a various applications, including soil conditioning, road repair, fireproofing, and ceramics. The Worldwide Ceilings segment offers ceiling tiles under RADARTM, ECLIPSETM, MARSTM, and HALCYONTM brand names; and ceiling grids under the brand names of DONN, DX, FINELINE, CENTRICITEETM, DXI IDENTITEETM, CURVATURATM, and COMPASSO. The Building Products Distribution segment operates as distributor of gypsum wallboard and other building materials; and products of other manufacturers, including drywall metal, insulation, roofing, fasteners, and exterior insulation finishing systems. The company also distributes its products through building materials dealers, home improvement centers and other retailers, specialty wallboard distributors, and contractors. It has strategic partnership with XL Brands. USG Corporation was founded in 1901 and is based in Chicago, Illinois.

8,900 Employees
Last Reported Date: 03/3/14
Founded in 1901

usg corp (USG) Top Compensated Officers

Chairman, Chief Executive Officer and Preside...
Total Annual Compensation: $925.0K
Chief Financial Officer, Principal Accounting...
Total Annual Compensation: $538.1K
Chief Operating Officer and Executive Vice Pr...
Total Annual Compensation: $462.9K
Senior Vice President, Chief Executive Office...
Total Annual Compensation: $357.5K
Executive Vice President, General Counsel and...
Total Annual Compensation: $457.8K
Compensation as of Fiscal Year 2013.

usg corp (USG) Key Developments

USG Corporation Amends Article VIII of the Corporation's By-Laws to Add a New Forum Selection Provision

The Board of the USG Corporation amended Article VIII of the Corporation's By-Laws to add a new forum selection provision. The provision provides that unless the Corporation consents in writing to the selection of an alternative forum, the sole and exclusive forum for (a) any derivative action or proceeding brought on behalf of the Corporation, (b) any action asserting a claim of breach of a fiduciary duty owed by any director or officer or other employee of the Corporation to the Corporation or the Corporation's stockholders, creditors or other constituents, (c) any action asserting a claim against the Corporation or any director or officer or other employee of the Corporation arising pursuant to any provision of the Delaware General Corporation Law or the certificate of incorporation or the By-Laws, or (d) any action asserting a claim against the Corporation or any director or officer or other employee of the Corporation governed by the internal affairs doctrine, shall be the Court of Chancery of the State of Delaware (or, if the Court of Chancery does not have jurisdiction, another state court located within the State of Delaware or, if no state court located within the State of Delaware has jurisdiction, the federal district court for the District of Delaware).

USG Corporation Announces Executive Changes

USG Corporation appointed Jeanette A. Press as Vice President and Controller, effective January 1, 2015. In connection with the effectiveness of her appointment, Ms. Press will assume the duties of principal accounting officer of the corporation. Ms. Press previously served as the corporation's Assistant Controller and Senior Director, Technical Accounting and Reporting. Prior to joining the corporation in 2011, Ms. Press served in various positions of increasing responsibility at KPMG LLP since 1998. Upon the effectiveness of Ms. Press as the corporation’s principal accounting officer on January 1, 2015, Matthew F. Hilzinger, executive vice president and chief financial officer, will cease serving as the corporation’s principal accounting officer. Mr. Hilzinger will continue serving as the corporation’s principal financial officer.

USG Corporation Announces Unaudited Consolidated Earnings Results for the Third Quarter and Nine Months Ended September 30, 2014; Announces Long-Lived Asset Impairment Charges for the Third Quarter Ended September 30, 2014

USG Corporation announced unaudited consolidated earnings results for the third quarter and nine months ended September 30, 2014. For the quarter, the company reported net sales of $972 million were up 5% from third quarter 2013 net sales of $925 million. Adjusted operating profit was $112 million compared to $76 million in the third quarter of 2013. Adjusted net income was $66 million compared to an adjusted net income of $24 million in the third quarter of 2013. Adjusted earnings per basic share were $0.45 compared to adjusted earnings per basic share of $0.23 during the third quarter of 2013. Operating profit was $22 million against $75 million a year ago. Loss from continuing operations before income taxes was $9 million against income from continuing operations before income taxes of $26 million a year ago. Loss from continuing operations was $11 million against income from continuing operations of $24 million a year ago. Net loss attributable to the company was $12 million against net income of $23 million a year ago. Loss per diluted share was $0.09 against earnings per diluted share of $0.21 a year ago. Loss per diluted common share from continuing operations were $0.09 against income per diluted common share from continuing operations of $0.22 a year ago. Adjusted EBITDA, including results from USG Boral, was $165 million during the quarter. For the nine months, the company reported net sales of $2,770 million against $2,655 million a year ago. Operating profit was $186 million against $198 million a year ago. Income from continuing operations before income taxes was $99 million against $52 million a year ago. Income from continuing operations was $92 million against $51 million a year ago. Net income attributable to the company was $90 million against $50 million a year ago. Earnings per diluted share were $0.62 against $0.46 a year ago. Earnings per diluted common share from continuing operations were $0.63 against $0.47 a year ago. Net cash provided by operating activities was $80 million against $12 million a year ago. Capital expenditures were $88 million against $72 million a year ago. Adjusted operating profit was $274 million compared to $203 million a year ago. Adjusted net income attributable to the company was $133 million compared to $51 million a year ago. Adjusted earnings per basic share were $0.94 compared to adjusted earnings per basic share of $0.48 a year ago. For the quarter, the company reported long-lived asset impairment charges of $30 million.

 

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