Monday, August 28, 2006

Buffett's Berkshire Hathaway Raises Stake in USG Corp (USG) to 17.8%

In an amended 13D filing with the SEC last Thursday on USG Corp. (NYSE: USG), Warren Buffett's Berkshire Hathaway disclosed a 17.8% stake (15.96 million shares) in company. This is up from the 16.5% stake the firm disclosed in a past filing.

From August 10, 2006 through August 22, 2006, the investment juggernaut disclosed it bought 1,099,418 shares of USG Common Stock through open market purchases.

On 08/10 the firm bought 118,500 shares at $46.01, on 08/11 the firm bought 23,500 shares at $46.03, on 08/21 the firm bought 567,218 shares at $45.92, and on 08/22 the firm bought 390,200 shares at $45.97.


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