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									                USG Corporation (USG) - Financial and Strategic SWOT Analysis
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        Reference Code: GDCON33962FSA                                                                                          Publication Date: JUL 2012

          550 West Adams Street                              Phone              +1 312 4364000                  Revenue          3,024 (million USD)
          Chicago, IL                                        Fax                +1 312 6724093                  Net Profit       -390 (million USD)
          60661                                              Website            www.usg.com                     Employees        8,780
                                                                                USG [New York Stock
          United States                                      Exchange                                           Industry         Construction
                                                                                Exchange]

       Company Overview
       USG Corporation (USG) is a US-based manufacturer and distributor of building materials. It engages in the production of gypsum
       and related products, including gypsum wallboard, joint treatments and textures, cement board, gypsum fiber panels,plaster, shaft
       wall systems and industrial gypsum products. The products are used for residential, new nonresidential, repair and remodel
       construction and are also used for industrial processes. The Company operates in three segments,namely, North American
       Gypsum, Building Products Distribution and Worldwide Ceilings. The Company’s North American Gypsum produces and markets
       gypsum and related products in the United States, Canada and Mexico.
       Key Executives                                                                SWOT Analysis
                      Name                                 Title                      USG Corporation, SWOT Analysis
         James S. Metcalf                    Chief Executive Officer                  Strengths                              Weaknesses
         Jose Armario                        Director
                                                                                      Leading Market Position                History of Losses
         Robert L. Barnett                   Director
                                                                                      Broad Product Portfolio                Decreasing Liquidity
          Lawrence M. Crutcher               Director
         Steven F. Leer                      Director
        Source: Annual Report, Company Website, Primary and Secondary
                                                                                      Opportunities                          Threats
        Research, GlobalData
                                                                                      New Product Launch                     Slow Adoption of New Building
       Share Data                                                                                                            Products
                                                                                      Increasing Demand for Green
         USG Corporation
                                                                                      Building Materials                     Intense Competition
        Share Price (USD) as on 23-Jul-                                19.76
        2012
                                                                                     Source: Annual Report, Company Website, Primary and Secondary Research,
        EPS (USD)                                                       -3.75        GlobalData
        Market Cap (million USD)                                       1,708
        Enterprise Value (million USD)                                 3,541
        Shares Outstanding (million)                                     106
       Source: Annual Report, Company Website, Primary and Secondary
       Research, GlobalData

       Financial Performance




       Source: Annual Report, Company Website, Primary and Secondary
       Research, GlobalData




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       Table of Contents
       Table of Contents ............................................................................................................................................................................... 2
          List of Tables .................................................................................................................................................................................. 3
          List of Figures ................................................................................................................................................................................. 3
       Section 1 - About the Company.......................................................................................................................................................... 4
       USG Corporation - Key Facts ............................................................................................................................................................. 4
       USG Corporation - Key Employees .................................................................................................................................................... 5
       USG Corporation - Key Employee Biographies .................................................................................................................................. 6
       USG Corporation - Major Products and Services ............................................................................................................................... 7
       USG Corporation - History.................................................................................................................................................................. 9
       USG Corporation - Company Statement .......................................................................................................................................... 11
       USG Corporation - Locations And Subsidiaries................................................................................................................................ 14
          Head Office ................................................................................................................................................................................... 14
          Other Locations & Subsidiaries ..................................................................................................................................................... 14
          Joint Venture................................................................................................................................................................................. 16
       Section 2 – Company Analysis ......................................................................................................................................................... 17
       USG Corporation - Business Description ......................................................................................................................................... 17
       USG Corporation - SWOT Analysis .................................................................................................................................................. 18
          SWOT Analysis - Overview........................................................................................................................................................... 18
          USG Corporation - Strengths ........................................................................................................................................................ 18
             Strength - Leading Market Position ........................................................................................................................................... 18
             Strength - Broad Product Portfolio ............................................................................................................................................ 18
             Strength - Strong Production and Distribution Capability .......................................................................................................... 18
          USG Corporation - Weaknesses ................................................................................................................................................... 19
             Weakness - History of Losses ................................................................................................................................................... 19
             Weakness - Decreasing Liquidity .............................................................................................................................................. 19
             Weakness - Increasing Debt ..................................................................................................................................................... 19
          USG Corporation - Opportunities .................................................................................................................................................. 19
             Opportunity - New Product Launch ........................................................................................................................................... 19
             Opportunity - Increasing Demand for Green Building Materials ................................................................................................ 19
             Opportunity - Growth in the Residential Remodeling Market..................................................................................................... 20
          USG Corporation - Threats ........................................................................................................................................................... 20
             Threat - Slow Adoption of New Building Products ..................................................................................................................... 20
             Threat - Intense Competition ..................................................................................................................................................... 20
             Threat - Environmental Regulations .......................................................................................................................................... 20
       USG Corporation - Key Competitors ................................................................................................................................................ 21
       Section 3 – Company Financial Ratios ............................................................................................................................................. 22
       Financial Ratios - Capital Market Ratios........................................................................................................................................... 22
       Financial Ratios - Annual Ratios ........................................................................................................................
								
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