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USG Sales Flat in 3Q

Sales for L&W Supply grew 5.3 percent for the quarter.

USG Corp. (NYSE: USG), Chicago, IL, reported sales for the third quarter of $972 million, flat compared to the same period a year ago. The company recorded a profit of $76 million, up from a net loss of $12 million a year ago.  

L&W Supply, USG's distribution business, reported sales of $378 million for the quarter, a year-over-year increase of 5.3 percent.

For the first nine months, sales for USG were $2.9 million, a year-over-year increase of 2.9 percent. Profit grew almost doubled to $179 million.

L&W Supply sales for the first nine months grew 7.3 percent to $1.1 billion.

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