Technical Eye on USG Corporation (NYSE:USG)

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Technical Indicators and Signals

The stochastic oscillator indicator is the important indicator to compare the security price over a certain period of time. The stochastic %K of USG Corporation (NYSE:USG) for the period of 9-Day stands at 28.29% while the stochastic %D for the same period stands at 29.5%.

The 7-Day Average Directional Index ADX (also known as Trend Strength Indicator) of USG Corporation (NYSE:USG) signals “Sell” while other important signals like the 20-Day Moving Average Vs. Price signals “Buy”.

Another important signal of trend and momentum of a security is 20-50 Day MACD Oscillator or Moving Average Convergence Divergence signals “Buy” for USG Corporation (NYSE:USG) while 20-100 Day MACD Oscillator indicates “Buy”.

Bollinger band is a volatility indicator of a certain security, currently USG Corporation (NYSE:USG)’s 20-Day Bollinger Band indicates “Hold”.

About Company

USG Corp., through its subsidiaries, is a leading manufacturer and distributor of building materials producing a wide range of products for use in new residential, new nonresidential and repair and remodel construction, as well as products used in certain industrial processes.  USG’s operations are organized into three operating segments: North American Gypsum, Worldwide Ceilings and Building Products Distribution.

Previous Day Activity Analysis

On the last trading day, USG Corporation (NYSE:USG) opened the session at $33.36 and after going up 1.34% closed at $33.91. The stock gained 0.55 points in the last trade.

USG Corporation (NYSE:USG)’s stock fluctuated in the range of $33.23 and $34.00 during the previous active session. USG Corporation (NYSE:USG) traded with the volume of 1.82 Million with average volume of 2.25 Million. The stock has MEDIUM volatility on the last trading session.

Currently the Beta for the company remains at 1.16 while ATR (Average True Range) and RSI (Relative Strength Index) are at 0.74 and 57.85 respectively.

Currently the Insider Ownership of the shares of USG Corporation (NYSE:USG) is at 0.2% and the shares outstanding are 139.6 Million.

Important Ratio Analysis

Some important ratios to consider here for USG Corporation (NYSE:USG) are discussed below:

Price to Earnings P/E ratio stands at 25.42 while Forward P/E shows the value of 16.22.

The PEG ratio (Price to Earning to Growth) emits the value of 2.54. The Price to Sale P/S and Price to Book P/B shows the value of 1.52 and 2.43 respectively. While Price to Cash P/C and Price to Free Cash Flow P/FCF stands at 11.6 and 36.41 correspondingly.

The Quick Ratio of USG Corporation (NYSE:USG) stands at 1.7 while the Current Ratio depicts the value of 2.4.

Return on Assets ROA of USG Corporation (NYSE:USG) is at 11.9% whereas, Return on Equity ROE and Return of Investment ROI of USG Corporation (NYSE:USG) stand at 23.8% and 9.9% respectively.

Stock Performance Analysis

The stock performance of USG Corporation (NYSE:USG) on the basis of 5 day trade show the dip of -0.5% whereas, the monthly performance of the stock shows increase of 2.02%.

The quarterly performance of the stock remained in green zone with the value of 26.86% while six month performance of the shares of USG Corporation (NYSE:USG) remained bullish with the count of 9.63%.

The yearly and YTD performance of USG Corporation (NYSE:USG) remained up at 26.53% and 17.42% respectively.

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