StockGuru Leader Board: USG Corporation (NYSE: USG) Closed Up 11.82% on Thursday

USG Corporation (NYSE: USG) is on The StockGuru Leader Board today.  The stock closed up 11.82% on Thursday.

Volume was 8,108,862 shares traded.

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About the Company:

USG Corporation, through its subsidiaries, engages in the manufacture and distribution of building materials worldwide. The company offers gypsum and related products, including gypsum wallboards, joint compounds used for finishing wallboard joints, cement boards and accessories, glass mat sheathing, gypsum fiber panels, glass mat panels, poured gypsum underlayments, ultra light panels, and various construction plaster products. Its gypsum products are used in various building applications to finish the interior walls, ceilings, and floors in residential, commercial, and institutional constructions, and repair and remodel constructions. The company also produces gypsum-based products for agricultural and industrial customers to use in various applications, including soil conditioning, road repair, fireproofing, and ceramics. In addition, it manufactures ceiling grid and acoustical ceiling tile for electrical and mechanical systems, and air distribution and maintenance applications. The company distributes its gypsum products through building materials dealers, home improvement centers and other retailers, specialty wallboard distributors, contractors, and a network of distributors. Further, it distributes other manufacturers’ gypsum wallboards, ceilings products, joint compound and other gypsum products, as well as drywall metal, insulation, roofing, fasteners, and exterior insulation finishing systems. The company sells gypsum products under SHEETROCK, DUROCK, FIBEROCK, SECUROCK, LEVELROCK, RED TOP, IMPERIAL, DIAMOND, and SUPREMO brands; ceiling tiles under RADAR, ECLIPSE, MARS, and HALCYON brands; and ceiling grids under DONN, DX, FINELINE, CENTRICITEE, CURVATURA, and COMPASSO brands. USG Corporation was founded in 1901 and is headquartered in Chicago, Illinois.

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