USG - USG Corporation

NYSE - NYSE Delayed Price. Currency in USD
40.61
-0.38 (-0.93%)
At close: 4:02PM EDT
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Previous Close40.99
Open40.92
Bid0.00 x 0
Ask0.00 x 0
Day's Range40.50 - 41.00
52 Week Range25.60 - 41.50
Volume620,885
Avg. Volume1,691,007
Market Cap5.691B
Beta1.12
PE Ratio (TTM)67.80
EPS (TTM)0.60
Earnings DateApr 25, 2018
Forward Dividend & YieldN/A (N/A)
Ex-Dividend Date2001-02-21
1y Target Est37.93
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  • Buffett's Berkshire will oppose USG board nominees after Knauf bid
    Yahoo Finance Video9 days ago

    Buffett's Berkshire will oppose USG board nominees after Knauf bid

    Warren Buffett's Berkshire Hathaway plans to vote against four board nominees proposed by USG Corp, giving a boost to a $5.9 billion takeover bid by German's Gebr Knauf AG that the building products company had rejected.

  • Warren Buffett Doesn't Do This Much, but He Is Now
    Motley Fool5 days ago

    Warren Buffett Doesn't Do This Much, but He Is Now

    Find out why the Oracle of Omaha is taking extreme measures.

  • PR Newswire5 days ago

    Knauf Files Investor Presentation

    Knauf KG ("Knauf") today announced that it has filed an investor presentation with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission ("SEC") in connection with its withhold campaign against USG Corporation (USG). The investor presentation details the rationale for the value of Knauf's offer, and discussed some of the risks inherent in USG's strategy. Knauf urges USG shareholders to vote AGAINST All four of USG's director nominees at the Company's Annual Meeting scheduled for May 9, 2018 as way to send a clear message to USG's Board to immediately engage in meaningful discussions with Knauf regarding its offer of $42.00 per share.

  • Business Wire6 days ago

    USG Corporation Strengthens Its Commitment to Diversity & Inclusion

    USG Corporation , an industry-leading manufacturer of building products and innovative solutions, is proud to announce a series of initiatives that further strengthen the company’s commitment to Diversity & Inclusion and celebrates the values and priorities of the business, its employees and its partners.

  • Financial Times7 days ago

    [$$] Buffett/USG: material differences

    If Warren Buffett wants out of a company, must all other shareholders follow his lead through the exit doors? Mr Buffett’s apparent support for a deal has weakened the leverage USG has to wring the highest price from Knauf.

  • Warren Buffett Is Going Activist on USG Corporation
    Motley Fool10 days ago

    Warren Buffett Is Going Activist on USG Corporation

    Berkshire Hathaway intends to vote against all four of USG's board nominees at the annual meeting this year.

  • Buffett's Berkshire will oppose USG board nominees after Knauf bid
    Reuters10 days ago

    Buffett's Berkshire will oppose USG board nominees after Knauf bid

    Berkshire, which is USG's largest shareholder with a 31 percent stake, announced its intention on Thursday, two days after Knauf called on USG shareholders to pressure that company to enter merger talks by withholding support for its director slate. Knauf owns about 10.5 percent of USG. "Berkshire's present intention is to vote against the four directors proposed by management," Buffett's assistant, Debbie Bosanek, said in an email.

  • Business Wire10 days ago

    USG Corporation to Host First Quarter 2018 Earnings Call on April 25

    USG Corporation , an industry-leading manufacturer of building products and innovative solutions, will hold a conference call and webcast to discuss first quarter 2018 results on Wednesday, Apr.

  • Associated Press10 days ago

    Buffett's firm opposes USG nominees after takeover rejected

    Investor Warren Buffett's company plans to vote against USG Corp.'s four board nominees in another signal that Berkshire Hathaway may support Knauf's $5.9 billion bid to buy USG. Buffett's assistant Debbie ...

  • Buffett to Oppose USG Board After $5.9 Billion Knauf Bid Spurned
    Bloomberg10 days ago

    Buffett to Oppose USG Board After $5.9 Billion Knauf Bid Spurned

    Berkshire Hathaway Inc. is planning to oppose USG Corp.’s board nominees in an upcoming shareholder vote, backing a shareholder revolt after the wallboard maker spurned a takeover bid from Germany’s Knauf. ...

  • Buffett Joins USG Shareholder Revolt as Berkshire Seeks Exit
    Bloomberg10 days ago

    Buffett Joins USG Shareholder Revolt as Berkshire Seeks Exit

    Berkshire Hathaway Inc. threw its weight behind a Knauf-led shareholder revolt against USG Corp.’s board, signaling Warren Buffett’s desire to exit as the largest investor in the wallboard maker.

  • Company News For Apr 12, 2018
    Zacks10 days ago

    Company News For Apr 12, 2018

    Companies in the news are: BLCM,NWL,USG,ZUMZ

  • USG Board Sends Letter to Stockholders
    Business Wire11 days ago

    USG Board Sends Letter to Stockholders

    USG Corporation today sent a letter to stockholders urging them to vote the WHITE proxy card “FOR” the election of USG’s highly qualified independent directors, in connection with the Company’s upcoming Annual Meeting of Stockholders to be held on May 9, 2018.

  • Financial Times11 days ago

    [$$] Buffett turns hostile against board of USG

    Warren Buffett, the billionaire investor famed for his loyalty to executives at long-term holdings, on Thursday publicly broke with the management team at US building materials maker USG , a company he ...

  • Knauf’s USG Showdown Will Put Buffett to the Test
    Bloomberg11 days ago

    Knauf’s USG Showdown Will Put Buffett to the Test

    Warren Buffett has typically shunned hostile tactics as he’s built Berkshire Hathaway Inc. into a sprawling conglomerate. His forbearance is about to be put to the test.

  • Business Wire12 days ago

    USG Corporation Honored with Lean Six Sigma Project of the Year Award

    USG Corporation , an industry-leading manufacturer of building products and innovative solutions, received the 2018 Lean Six Sigma Project of the Year Award from the American Quality Institute.

  • Reuters12 days ago

    Knauf urges USG investors to snub building products maker's board nominees

    USG rejected a $5.9 billion bid by Knauf two weeks ago, arguing it undervalued the company. Knauf said in a statement that voting against USG's four board nominees would send a message that the company must engage in deal negotiations. It also has a "poison pill" defence available, preventing Knauf from launching a hostile bid.

  • Reuters12 days ago

    Knauf urges USG investors to snub building products maker's board nominees

    Gebr Knauf KG, the German producer of building materials seeking to take over U.S. gypsum manufacturer USG Corp, called on USG shareholders on Tuesday to pressure it to engage in deal talks by withholding their support for its board nominees. USG rejected a $5.9 billion bid by Knauf two weeks ago, arguing it undervalued the company. Knauf said in a statement that voting against USG's four board nominees would send a message that the company must engage in deal negotiations.

  • Warren Buffett Adds Intrigue to an Unwanted Bid for USG
    Bloomberg12 days ago

    Warren Buffett Adds Intrigue to an Unwanted Bid for USG

    The Chicago-based drywall maker says a takeover offer is way too low, while Buffett thinks it's just right. Neither are correct.

  • PR Newswire12 days ago

    USG Responds to Knauf's "Vote No" Campaign

    Notes Knauf's Mischaracterization of USG's Engagement CHICAGO , April 10, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- USG Corporation (NYSE: USG) today issued the following statements in response to the announcement from Gebr. ...

  • PR Newswire13 days ago

    Knauf Issues Open Letter to USG Shareholders and Urges Them to Vote Against All Four USG Director Nominees Today

    Knauf KG ("Knauf") today issued a letter to all USG Corporation (USG) shareholders urging them to vote against all four director nominees up for election to the USG Board of Directors at the 2018 Annual Meeting of Stockholders ("Annual Meeting") scheduled for May 9, 2018. Knauf also announced that it has filed preliminary proxy materials with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission ("SEC") in connection with the USG Annual Meeting. Knauf has presented the USG Board of Directors with an offer to acquire USG in an all-cash transaction valued at $42.00 per share.

  • Financial Times13 days ago

    [$$] Knauf turns up heat on USG, urges shareholders to vote against directors

    German building materials maker Knauf opened the door to a hostile takeover bid for USG on Tuesday after it urged its US rival’s shareholders to reject four nominees to the USG board. Knauf general partners ...

  • See what the IHS Markit Score report has to say about USG Corp.
    Markit20 days ago

    See what the IHS Markit Score report has to say about USG Corp.

    The last change in the short interest score occurred more than 1 month ago and implies that there has been little change in sentiment among investors who seek to profit from falling equity prices. Index (PMI) data, output in the Consumer Goods sector is rising.

  • Business Wire25 days ago

    USG Corporation Receives Excellence in Construction Innovation Award

    USG Corporation , an industry-leading manufacturer of building products and innovative solutions, is pleased to announce its USG Sheetrock® Brand EcoSmart wallboard panels earned the 2018 Excellence in Construction Innovation Award by the Association of the Wall and Ceiling Industry .