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Cliffs Natural Resources Company Profile (NYSE:CLF)

Consensus Ratings for Cliffs Natural Resources (NYSE:CLF) (?)
Ratings Breakdown: 7 Sell Rating(s), 2 Hold Rating(s), 2 Buy Rating(s)
Consensus Rating:Hold (Score: 1.55)
Consensus Price Target: $4.55 (20.73% downside)

Analysts' Ratings History for Cliffs Natural Resources (NYSE:CLF)
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DateFirmActionRatingPrice TargetActions
6/10/2016MacquarieUpgradeNeutral -> Outperform$4.00 -> $7.50View Rating Details  Tweet This Rating  Share This Rating on StockTwits
5/31/2016JPMorgan Chase & Co.UpgradeNeutral -> Overweight$3.07 -> $7.00View Rating Details  Tweet This Rating  Share This Rating on StockTwits
5/23/2016Axiom SecuritiesReiterated RatingSellView Rating Details  Tweet This Rating  Share This Rating on StockTwits
5/5/2016FBR & CoBoost Price TargetMkt Perform$3.00 -> $4.00View Rating Details  Tweet This Rating  Share This Rating on StockTwits
4/30/2016Cowen and CompanyReiterated RatingHoldView Rating Details  Tweet This Rating  Share This Rating on StockTwits
3/28/2016Morgan StanleyLower Price TargetUnderweight$14.00 -> $12.00View Rating Details  Tweet This Rating  Share This Rating on StockTwits
3/18/2016Nomura Holdings Inc.Reiterated RatingReduce$1.50View Rating Details  Tweet This Rating  Share This Rating on StockTwits
3/17/2016Bank of America Corp.Reiterated RatingUnderperformView Rating Details  Tweet This Rating  Share This Rating on StockTwits
3/10/2016Credit Suisse Group AGInitiated CoverageUnderperform$1.00View Rating Details  Tweet This Rating  Share This Rating on StockTwits
2/5/2016Deutsche Bank AGLower Price TargetSell$1.50 -> $1.00View Rating Details  Tweet This Rating  Share This Rating on StockTwits
8/24/2015Wolfe ResearchInitiated CoverageSellView Rating Details  Tweet This Rating  Share This Rating on StockTwits
8/3/2015Royal Bank Of CanadaLower Price TargetSector Perform$6.00 -> $3.50View Rating Details  Tweet This Rating  Share This Rating on StockTwits
4/30/2015Citigroup Inc.Boost Price TargetSell$2.50View Rating Details  Tweet This Rating  Share This Rating on StockTwits
4/9/2015BMO Capital MarketsDowngradeMarket Perform -> Underperform$8.00 -> $4.00View Rating Details  Tweet This Rating  Share This Rating on StockTwits
3/20/2015Wells Fargo & Co.Reiterated RatingUnderperformView Rating Details  Tweet This Rating  Share This Rating on StockTwits
2/3/2015Brean CapitalLower Price TargetSell$6.00 -> $5.50View Rating Details  Tweet This Rating  Share This Rating on StockTwits
10/7/2014Goldman Sachs Group Inc.Lower Price TargetNeutral$8.00View Rating Details  Tweet This Rating  Share This Rating on StockTwits
7/31/2014Sanford C. BernsteinUpgradeUnderperform -> Market Perform$13.00 -> $16.00View Rating Details  Tweet This Rating  Share This Rating on StockTwits
7/30/2014Clarkson CapitalDowngradeMarket Perform -> Underperform$13.00View Rating Details  Tweet This Rating  Share This Rating on StockTwits
(Data available from 7/1/2014 forward)
Earnings History for Cliffs Natural Resources (NYSE:CLF)
DateQuarterConsensus EstimateActual EPSRevenue EstimateActual RevenueRelease LinkConference CallActions
7/27/2016        
4/28/2016Q116($0.19)$0.62$280.92 million$306.00 millionViewListenView Earnings Details  Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
1/27/2016Q415($0.26)($0.39)$508.96 million$470.60 millionViewListenView Earnings Details  Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
10/29/2015Q315($0.23)($0.10)$595.78 million$593.00 millionViewListenView Earnings Details  Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
7/29/2015Q215($0.11)($0.21)$602.76 million$498.00 millionViewListenView Earnings Details  Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
4/28/2015Q115($0.19)$0.02$562.50 million$446.00 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details  Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
2/2/2015Q414$0.15$1.00$1.23 billion$1.30 billionViewN/AView Earnings Details  Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
10/27/2014Q314($0.05)$0.21$1.28 billion$1.30 billionViewN/AView Earnings Details  Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
7/23/2014Q214($0.09)($0.01)$1.18 billion$1.10 billionViewN/AView Earnings Details  Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
4/24/2014Q114($0.11)($0.54)$982.96 million$940.00 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details  Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
2/19/2014Q413$0.82$1.22$1.45 billion$1.52 billionViewN/AView Earnings Details  Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
10/24/2013Q313$0.61$0.68$1.44 billion$1.55 billionViewN/AView Earnings Details  Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
7/25/2013Q2 2013$0.73$0.82$1.43 billion$1.49 billionViewN/AView Earnings Details  Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
4/24/2013Q1 2013$0.35$0.60$1.19 billion$1.14 billionViewN/AView Earnings Details  Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
2/12/2013Q4 2012$0.55$0.62$1.53 billion$1.54 billionViewN/AView Earnings Details  Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
10/24/2012$1.09$0.61ViewN/AView Earnings Details  Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
7/25/2012$1.81$1.81ViewN/AView Earnings Details  Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
4/25/2012$1.16$2.63ViewN/AView Earnings Details  Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
2/15/2012$1.61$1.30ViewN/AView Earnings Details  Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
10/27/2011$3.62$4.07ViewN/AView Earnings Details  Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
7/27/2011$3.68$2.92ViewN/AView Earnings Details  Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
4/28/2011$2.22$3.11ViewN/AView Earnings Details  Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
2/16/2011$2.17$2.82ViewN/AView Earnings Details  Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
(Data available from 1/1/2011 forward)
Earnings Estimates for Cliffs Natural Resources (NYSE:CLF)
QuarterNumber of EstimatesLow EstimateHigh EstimateAverage Estimate
Q1 20163($0.36)($0.22)($0.29)
Q2 20163($0.14)$0.08($0.06)
Q3 20162($0.08)$0.03($0.03)
Q4 20162($0.17)$0.06($0.06)
Q1 20171($0.17)($0.17)($0.17)
Q2 20171$0.07$0.07$0.07
Q3 20171$0.06$0.06$0.06
Q4 20171$0.00$0.00$0.00
(Data provided by Zacks Investment Research)
Current Dividend Information for Cliffs Natural Resources (NYSE:CLF)
Annual Dividend:$0.00
Dividend Yield:0.00%
Payout Ratio:0.00%
Dividend Growth:0.00% (3 Year Average)

Dividend History for Cliffs Natural Resources (NYSE:CLF)
AnnouncedPeriodAmountYieldEx-Dividend DateRecord DatePayable DateShare
11/4/2014quarterly$0.155.38%11/12/201411/15/201412/1/2014Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
7/28/2014quarterly$0.153.41%8/13/20148/15/20149/2/2014Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
5/14/2014quarterly$0.153.37%5/21/20145/23/20146/3/2014Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
2/11/2014quarterly$0.152.73%2/19/20142/21/20143/3/2014Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
11/14/2013quarterly$0.152.22%11/20/201311/22/201312/2/2013Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
11/12/2013$0.1511/20/201311/22/201312/2/2013Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
7/9/2013quarterly$0.153.66%8/13/20138/15/20139/3/2013Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
5/7/2013quarterly$0.152.59%5/15/20135/17/20136/3/2013Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
2/13/2013quarterly$0.152.05%2/20/20132/22/20133/1/2013Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
(Data available from 1/1/2013 forward)
Insider Trading History for Cliffs Natural Resources (NYSE:CLF)
Transaction DateInsider NameTitleBuy/SellNumber of SharesAverage Share PriceTotal TransactionActions
5/9/2016Lourenco GoncalvesCEOBuy100,000$3.04$304,000.00View SEC Filing  Tweet This Trade  Share This Trade on StockTwits
5/6/2016Douglas C TaylorDirectorSell7,231,520$3.81$27,552,091.20View SEC Filing  Tweet This Trade  Share This Trade on StockTwits
11/6/2015Douglas C TaylorDirectorSell675,000$3.15$2,126,250.00View SEC Filing  Tweet This Trade  Share This Trade on StockTwits
11/4/2015James S SawyerDirectorBuy25,000$3.07$76,750.00View SEC Filing  Tweet This Trade  Share This Trade on StockTwits
5/26/2015Michael D SiegalDirectorBuy9,500$5.20$49,400.00View SEC Filing  Tweet This Trade  Share This Trade on StockTwits
3/4/2015Lourenco GoncalvesCEOBuy100,000$6.50$650,000.00View SEC Filing  Tweet This Trade  Share This Trade on StockTwits
3/2/2015Michael D SiegalDirectorBuy7,200$6.81$49,032.00View SEC Filing  Tweet This Trade  Share This Trade on StockTwits
2/5/2015Joseph A RutkowskiDirectorBuy8,000$6.35$50,800.00View SEC Filing  Tweet This Trade  Share This Trade on StockTwits
10/29/2014John T BaldwinDirectorBuy9,800$10.18$99,764.00View SEC Filing  Tweet This Trade  Share This Trade on StockTwits
9/12/2014John T BaldwinDirectorBuy3,000$14.26$42,780.00View SEC Filing  Tweet This Trade  Share This Trade on StockTwits
9/11/2014Douglas C TaylorDirectorBuy7,200$13.95$100,440.00View SEC Filing  Tweet This Trade  Share This Trade on StockTwits
9/8/2014Gabriel StoliarDirectorBuy7,246$13.76$99,704.96View SEC Filing  Tweet This Trade  Share This Trade on StockTwits
8/21/2014Robert P Fisher JrDirectorBuy6,000$16.46$98,760.00View SEC Filing  Tweet This Trade  Share This Trade on StockTwits
11/5/2013Andres GluskiDirectorBuy1,040$28.33$29,463.20View SEC Filing  Tweet This Trade  Share This Trade on StockTwits
11/1/2013Joseph A CarrabbaCEOSell50,000$26.94$1,347,000.00View SEC Filing  Tweet This Trade  Share This Trade on StockTwits
10/30/2013Donald J GallagherEVPSell13,640$25.11$342,500.40View SEC Filing  Tweet This Trade  Share This Trade on StockTwits
8/16/2013David BlakeSVPSell3,000$23.03$69,090.00View SEC Filing  Tweet This Trade  Share This Trade on StockTwits
3/11/2013Steven M RaguzEVPSell4,000$24.01$96,040.00View SEC Filing  Tweet This Trade  Share This Trade on StockTwits
3/11/2013Terrance M ParadieCFOSell3,700$24.04$88,948.00View SEC Filing  Tweet This Trade  Share This Trade on StockTwits
(Data available from 1/1/2013 forward)
Latest Headlines for Cliffs Natural Resources (NYSE:CLF)
DateHeadline
07/01/16 01:22 PM5 Best Top-Ranked Stocks of June -
06/30/16 03:30 PMStocks Intraday Alert - Sprint, (NYSE:S),Cliffs Natural Resources, (NYSE:CLF) - Hot Stocks Point
06/30/16 02:07 PMHow Is Chinese Steel Consumption Progressing? -
06/30/16 11:03 AMSpotlight on Active Stock: Cliffs Natural Resources Inc. (NYSE:CLF) - Telanagana Press
06/29/16 08:18 PMShort Data Recap for: Cliffs Natural Resources Inc. (NYSE:CLF) - Engelwood Daily
06/29/16 03:12 PMNotable Runners - Cliffs Natural Resources, (NYSE:CLF), New Gold, (NYSEMKT:NGD) - Hot Stocks Point
06/29/16 11:22 AMAnalysts Ranking Previews: Kinross Gold Corporation (NYSE:KGC) , Cliffs Natural Resources Inc. (NYSE:CLF) - Street Updates
06/28/16 08:21 PMCliffs Natural Resources: Is There Hope?
06/28/16 03:14 PMCliffs Natural Resources: Is There Hope? - Seeking Alpha
06/26/16 08:21 AMPrice Target Update on Cliffs Natural Resources (NYSE:CLF)
06/26/16 08:21 AMCliffs Natural Resources Inc (NYSE:CLF) Analyst Opinion
06/25/16 07:08 AMAnalyst Recommended Stock: Cliffs Natural Resources Inc. (NYSE:CLF) - News Oracle
06/24/16 03:22 PMWhat Analyst’s have to say about Cliffs Natural Resources Inc (NYSE:CLF)
06/24/16 04:13 AMCliffs Natural Resources - Rush For The Exit - Seeking Alpha
06/23/16 10:58 AMCliffs Natural (CLF) Stock Rallies on Rising Iron Ore Prices -
06/23/16 09:59 AMCliffs Natural Resources - Rush For The Exit
06/22/16 03:26 PMNotable Stocks Roundup: Cliffs Natural Resources Inc (NYSE: CLF), Broadcom Ltd (NASDAQ:AVGO) - NYSE Journal (press release)
06/21/16 10:06 AMWhat Could Lead to Further Upgrades for Cliffs Natural Resources? -
06/20/16 09:36 AMTrending Stocks In The News: Cliffs Natural Resources Inc (NYSE:CLF), Netflix, Inc.(NASDAQ:NFLX) - NYSE Journal (press release)
06/18/16 07:52 AMCliffs Natural Resources Inc Approaches SEC over Additional Common Share Issuance Allowance - Business Finance News
06/17/16 08:04 AMCliffs Stock: What Could Be the Next Positive Catalyst? -
06/16/16 08:35 PMCliffs Natural Resources files for $300M stock offering
06/16/16 03:15 PMCliffs Natural Resources Will Raise $300 Million
06/16/16 03:15 PMValuable Analysts Trends to Observe: Cliffs Natural Resources Inc. (NYSE:CLF) , Turquoise Hill Resources Ltd. (NYSE ... - Street Updates
06/16/16 03:15 PMAnalyst Recommendations on These Hot Stocks: Cliffs Natural Resources Inc. (NYSE:CLF), Newmont Mining ... - Beacon Chronicle
06/16/16 03:15 PMCliffs Natural Resources Will Raise $300 Million - Seeking Alpha
06/16/16 09:31 AMCliffs Natural Resources Inc: The Rebound Continues (CLF) - InvestorPlaceInvestorPlace - Stock Market News, Stock Advice & Trading Tips I love a market over-reaction like the one in the mining sector. Sell-downs offer opportunity, and Cliffs Natural Resources fits that bill The post Cliffs Natural Resources Inc: The Rebound Continues (CLF) appeared first on InvestorPlace.
06/16/16 05:17 AM6:17 am Cliffs Natural Resources files $300 mln common stock offering -
06/15/16 03:21 PMAnalyst Ratings on: Cliffs Natural Resources Inc. (NYSE:CLF), Fitbit Inc. (NYSE:FIT) - Beacon Chronicle
06/15/16 03:21 PMAnalysts Rating Alert: Cliffs Natural Resources Inc. (NYSE:CLF) , Chevron Corporation (NYSE:CVX) - Street Updates
06/15/16 08:30 AMCliffs Natural Resources, Alibaba, iPath S&P 500 VIX Short-Term Futures ETN, ProShares VIX Short-Term Futures ETF and VelocityShares Daily Long VIX Short-Term ETN highlighted as Zacks Bull and Bear of the Day -
06/14/16 03:10 PMRevenue Estimates to Track: Cliffs Natural Resources Inc. (NYSE:CLF) - News Oracle
06/14/16 03:10 PMComplete Analysis of: WPX Energy, Inc. (NYSE:WPX), Cliffs Natural Resources Inc. (NYSE:CLF) - Beacon Chronicle
06/13/16 11:13 AMStock Performance to Track: Cliffs Natural Resources Inc. (NYSE:CLF) - News Oracle
06/13/16 11:13 AMEarnings Overview of the Stocks: Cliffs Natural Resources Inc. (NYSE:CLF), Yamana Gold, Inc. (NYSE:AUY) - Beacon Chronicle
06/10/16 11:47 AMWhy Cliffs Natural Resources Inc (CLF) Stock Is Up - Investorplace.com
06/10/16 10:35 AMCliffs to Natural Resources Restart Minnesota Mine 2 Months Early -
06/10/16 10:07 AMWhy Cliffs Natural Resources Inc (CLF) Stock Is Up - InvestorPlaceInvestorPlace - Stock Market News, Stock Advice & Trading Tips Cliffs Natural Resources, a mining company, saw its stock go up on Friday following an upgrade by analysts at Macquarie. The post Why Cliffs Natural Resources Inc (CLF) Stock Is Up appeared first on InvestorPlace.
06/10/16 08:54 AMWill Cliffs Natural Resources (CLF) Stock Advance on Macquarie Upgrade? -
06/09/16 03:13 PMTrade-Ideas: Cliffs Natural Resources (CLF) Is Today's "Perilous Reversal" Stock - TheStreet.com
06/09/16 01:44 PMUnited Taconite reopening in August, 2 months early -
06/09/16 09:31 AMWill Cliffs Natural Resources (CLF) Crush Estimates at Its Next Earnings Report? - Nasdaq
06/09/16 09:22 AMCliffs Natural Resources Inc. Announces Earlier Restart of United Taconite and Increases 2016 Sales Guidance - [PR Newswire] - CLEVELAND, June 9, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Cliffs Natural Resources Inc. (CLF) announced today that it will be restarting operations in August at its United Taconite mining facility (UTAC) in Minnesota. This restart will occur two months earlier than the anticipated October 2016 start date previously reported last week following the announcement of the Company's 10-year supply agreement with a major steel client. The August restart of UTAC was made possible due to additional business recently contracted with U.S. Steel Canada to supply the majority of their iron ore pellet requirements for the third and the fourth quarters of 2016.
06/09/16 06:23 AMWill Cliffs Natural Resources (CLF) Crush Estimates at Its Next Earnings Report? -
06/08/16 03:48 PMUS Steel, Cliffs Natural, ArcelorMittal, AK Steel: Why Steel Stocks Are up Today? - Bidness ETC
06/08/16 11:46 AMEarnings Estimates Highlight: Cliffs Natural Resources Inc. (NYSE:CLF), NIKE, Inc. (NYSE:NKE) - Beacon Chronicle
06/07/16 11:33 AMAnalysts Rating Alert: Cliffs Natural Resources Inc. (NYSE:CLF) , Mosaic ((NYSE:MOS) - Street Updates
06/07/16 11:33 AMStock's Earnings Analysis: Cliffs Natural Resources Inc. (NYSE:CLF), ArcelorMittal (NYSE:MT) - Beacon Chronicle
06/06/16 08:42 PMCLIFFS NATURAL RESOURCES INC. (NYSE:CLF) Financial Condition Compared to S&P 500 - CML News
06/06/16 03:06 PMAnalyst Ratings on: Huntington Bancshares Incorporated (NASDAQ:HBAN), Cliffs Natural Resources Inc. (NYSE:CLF) - Beacon Chronicle
About Cliffs Natural Resources

Cliffs Natural Resources logoCliffs Natural Resources Inc. is a mining and natural resources company. The Company is a supplier of iron ore pellets to the North American steel industry from its mines and pellet plants located in Michigan and Minnesota. The Company's segments include U.S. Iron Ore and Asia Pacific Iron Ore. The Company is a producer of iron ore pellets, primarily selling production from U.S. Iron Ore to integrated steel companies in the United States and Canada. The Company manages approximately five iron ore mines located in Michigan and Minnesota. In Michigan, it is operating over two iron ore mines, Empire mine and Tilden mine. In Minnesota, it is operating approximately one iron ore mine, Hibbing mine. The other two iron ore operations in Minnesota, United Taconite mine and Northshore mine. Its Asia Pacific Iron Ore operations are located in Western Australia and consist of its Koolyanobbing operation. The Company operates an iron ore mining complex in Western Australia.

Industry, Sector and Symbol:
  • Sector: Basic Materials
  • Industry: Industrial Metals & Minerals
  • Sub-Industry: Steel
  • Exchange: NYSE
  • Symbol: CLF
  • CUSIP: 18683K10
Key Metrics:
  • Previous Close: $5.74
  • 50 Day Moving Average: $4.37
  • 200 Day Moving Average: $3.02
  • P/E Ratio: 11.43
  • P/E Growth: 1.77
  • Market Cap: $1.04B
  • Current Quarter EPS Consensus Estimate: $0.64 EPS
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