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Relatively High Earnings Yield Detected in Shares of Usg Corp in the Building Products Industry (USG, NCS, BLDR, PATK, OC)

By Shiri Gupta

Below are the three companies in the Building Products industry with the highest earnings yields. Earnings yield is useful to compare the relative benefit of owning a stock vs. owning other yield assets such as bonds. If the earnings yield is higher, stocks may be considered undervalued.

Usg Corp ranks highest with a an earnings yield of 36.1%. Nci Building Sys is next with a an earnings yield of 14.8%. Builders Firstso ranks third highest with a an earnings yield of 8.3%.

Patrick Inds Inc follows with a an earnings yield of 7.9%, and Owens Corning rounds out the top five with a an earnings yield of 7.4%.

SmarTrend recommended that subscribers consider buying shares of Owens Corning on June 26th, 2019 as our technology indicated a new Uptrend was in progress when shares hit $53.32. Since that recommendation, shares of Owens Corning have risen 9.0%. We continue to monitor Owens Corning for any potential shift so investors can protect gains and will alert SmarTrend subscribers immediately.

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