Buffett Grows Stake in USG Corp. to 19%

 |  Includes: BRK.A, USG
by: Lon Juricic

In an amended 13D filing after the close Friday on USG Corp. (NYSE:USG), Warren Buffett's Berkshire Hathaway Inc. (NYSE:BRK.A) disclosed a 19% stake (17.07 million shares) in the company. From August 23, 2006 through October 4, 2006, subsidiary NICO acquired 1,112,900 shares of USG Common Stock through open market purchases. Buffett's group bought 734.7K shares on 08/23 at $45.90, 7K shares on 08/24 at $46.03 and 371.2K shares on 10/04 at $46.10.

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