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  1. Weak Macro Pressures USG ’s 3Q Volumes, but Ceiling Margins and Boral JV Impress

    Commentary

    Fri, 24 Oct 2014

    USG again reported generally lackluster ..... results were disappointing in the gypsum and distribution segments. Wallboard ..... were disappointed to hear that USG will no longer be providing wallboard ..... Boral JV had strong quarters. USG posted record quarterly ceiling

  2. Boral's Cost-Out Program Drives Earnings Growth; We Raise Our Fair Value Estimate

    Commentary

    Tue, 26 Aug 2014

    difference was attributable to a lower-than-expected depreciation charge (as a result of the formation of the Boral- USG Gypsum joint venture) and a sharp improvement in Boral USA earnings (positive for the first time in six years). Reported

  3. Australia's Boral shares surge after annnouncing plasterboard JV

    Headlines

    Wed, 16 Oct 2013

    SYDNEY (Reuters) - Shares in Australian building materials maker Boral jumped as much as 8 percent on Thursday after it announced a $1.6 billion plasterboard joint venture with its U.S. peer USG Corp ...

  4. Housing Boosts Many Stocks

    Headlines

    Mon, 19 Aug 2013

    shingles from Beacon Roofing Supply (BECN) and decking from Trex Co. Inc. (TREX). Drywalls may come from USG Corp . ( USG ), flooring from Mohawk Industries (MHK), the piping from Watts Water Technologies Inc. (WTS) and the paint

  5. USG shares jump on good start to year

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    Wed, 21 Mar 2012

    (Reuters) - Shares of USG Corp jumped 13 percent on Wednesday, after the company reported better results for January and February on increases in average gypsum wallboard price in the United States...

  6. USG's 4Q Loss Narrows Further; Raising Our Fair Value Estimate

    Commentary

    Tue, 7 Feb 2012

    USG USG reported fourth-quarter ..... period ended Dec. 31, 2011, USG posted top-line sales of ..... share of $0.95. Although USG 's fourth-quarter results ..... remains the top priority for USG , ahead of volume improvements ..... represent the lion's share of the gypsum business over the long run

  7. USG' Third Quarter Loss Widens With Higher Sales

    Commentary

    Fri, 21 Oct 2011

    On Thursday, USG Corp USG reported third-quarter results ..... period ended Sept. 30, 2011, USG posted top-line revenue ..... respectively. As a result, USG generated a net loss per share ..... related to the closure of a gypsum quarry and ship loading facility

  8. We Are Lowering USG's Credit Rating Two Notches Amid Weak Construction Activity, Liquidity Concerns

    Commentary

    Thu, 13 Oct 2011

    lowering our credit rating on USG by two notches to CCC. Our ..... and high financial leverage. USG 's Business Risk rating reflects the severe cyclicality of the gypsum wallboard industry, partially ..... nonresidential construction markets. USG 's liquidity remains adequate ..... continues to burn through cash. USG already has cut capital spending

  9. Placing USG Corp Under Review

    Commentary

    Mon, 3 Oct 2011

    We are placing USG Corp USG back under review as we revise our longer-term growth rate assumptions for the company due to its ample exposure to the domestic housing market. As such, we think an additional fair value reduction may be necessary

  10. Placing Building Materials Firms Under Review

    Commentary

    Fri, 9 Sep 2011

    We are placing USG Corp USG under review as we transition coverage to a new analyst and revise our growth rate assumptions for the ..... review while we reevaluate our assumptions for these firms, which are tied to similar end markets as USG .

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