Cliffs Natural Resources Company Profile (NYSE:CLF)

Analyst Ratings

Consensus Ratings for Cliffs Natural Resources (NYSE:CLF) (?)
Ratings Breakdown: 7 Sell Rating(s), 4 Hold Rating(s), 2 Buy Rating(s)
Consensus Rating:Hold (Score: 1.62)
Consensus Price Target: $5.20 (35.72% downside)

Analysts' Ratings History for Cliffs Natural Resources (NYSE:CLF)
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DateFirmActionRatingPrice TargetActions
7/26/2016FBR & CoBoost Price TargetMarket Perform$4.00 -> $7.00View Rating Details  Tweet This Rating  Share This Rating on StockTwits
7/18/2016Clarkson CapitalUpgradeSell -> NeutralView Rating Details  Tweet This Rating  Share This Rating on StockTwits
7/12/2016JPMorgan Chase & Co.Reiterated RatingBuy$7.00 -> $10.50View Rating Details  Tweet This Rating  Share This Rating on StockTwits
6/10/2016MacquarieUpgradeNeutral -> Outperform$4.00 -> $7.50View 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
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
3/18/2016NomuraReiterated 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
(Data available from 7/29/2014 forward)

Earnings

Earnings History for Cliffs Natural Resources (NYSE:CLF)
DateQuarterConsensus EstimateActual EPSRevenue EstimateActual RevenueRelease LinkConference CallActions
7/28/2016        
7/28/2016Q216$0.00$0.07$482.37 million$496.00 millionViewListenView Earnings Details  Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
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)

Estimates

Earnings Estimates for Cliffs Natural Resources (NYSE:CLF)
QuarterNumber of EstimatesLow EstimateHigh EstimateAverage Estimate
Q1 20163($0.36)($0.22)($0.29)
Q2 20163($0.04)$0.08$0.00
Q3 20162$0.11$0.13$0.12
Q4 20162($0.11)$0.08($0.02)
Q1 20171($0.09)($0.09)($0.09)
Q2 20171$0.23$0.23$0.23
Q3 20171$0.22$0.22$0.22
Q4 20171$0.08$0.08$0.08
(Data provided by Zacks Investment Research)

Dividends

Current Dividend Information for Cliffs Natural Resources (NYSE:CLF)
Annual Dividend:$0.00
Dividend Yield:0.00%
Payout Ratio:0.00% (Based on Trailing 12 Months of Earnings)
0.00% (Based on Current Year Consensus EPS Estimate)
0.00% (Based on Next Year Consensus EPS Estimate)
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 Trades

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)

Headlines

Latest Headlines for Cliffs Natural Resources (NYSE:CLF)
DateHeadline
07/28/16 04:18 PMCliffs Natural Resources : beats 2Q profit forecasts
07/28/16 04:18 PMCliffs Natural Resources: Beware Profit Taking
07/28/16 04:18 PMCliffs Natural Resources Inc (CLF) Earnings Reaction Keeps Call Buyers On Edge
07/28/16 02:42 PMCliffs Natural Resources Posts a Surprising Profit in the Second Quarter - Better-than-expected cost savings helped push the company into a profitable quarter.
07/28/16 11:51 AMStock under Analyst' Radar: Cliffs Natural Resources Inc. (NYSE:CLF) - News Oracle
07/28/16 10:34 AMCliffs Natural Resources Inc: CLF Smashes Earnings, Gains Ensue - InvestorPlaceInvestorPlace - Stock Market News, Stock Advice & Trading Tips Cliffs Natural Resources beat earnings estimates handily. Here's what to watch for, and more importantly, how to trade CLF going forward. The post Cliffs Natural Resources Inc: CLF Smashes Earnings, Gains Ensue appeared first on InvestorPlace.
07/28/16 07:44 AMCliffs Natural Resources beats by $0.05, beats on revenue -
07/27/16 08:58 PMCurrent Cliffs Natural Resources Inc. (NYSE:CLF) PT Means Stock Is Worth Almost $7.5 - Review Fortune
07/27/16 11:43 AMHow Will Cliffs Natural (CLF) Stock React to Thursday's Q2 Results? -
07/26/16 03:07 PMAnalyst's Report Preview: Cliffs Natural Resources (NYSE:CLF) - The Voice Registrar
07/26/16 03:07 PMAnalyst's Stocks Ratings Trend: Whiting Petroleum Corporation (NYSE:WLL) , Cliffs Natural Resources Inc. (NYSE:CLF) - Street Updates
07/26/16 03:07 PMClarkson Platou Upgrades Cliffs Natural Resources Inc to Neutral - Trade Calls
07/26/16 11:25 AMFBR Capital reported on (NYSE:CLF) Cliffs Natural Resources Inc, raising its price target to $7 earlier today
07/26/16 11:25 AMCliffs Natural Resources: 4 Things To Watch In The Q2 Report
07/26/16 11:25 AMCliffs Natural (CLF) Q2 Earnings: A Surprise in Store?
07/26/16 11:25 AMCliffs Natural Resources Inc (NYSE:CLF) Soared Over 75% In Just 9-Week After Our Call To Subscribers
07/26/16 11:19 AM12:19 pm Cliffs Natural Resources displays strong relative strength as price climbs +11% intraday with a breakout into fresh 52-week high territory -
07/25/16 02:28 PMCliffs Natural Resources Inc. (NYSE:CLF) increased 0.99%: Valeant Pharmaceuticals Intl Inc (NYSE:VRX), Citigroup ... - KC Register
07/25/16 02:28 PMStock Analysis review: Cliffs Natural Resources Inc. (NYSE:CLF) - News Oracle
07/24/16 07:52 AMCliffs Natural Resources Earnings Don't Matter
07/23/16 03:11 PMCliffs Natural Resources Earnings Don't Matter - Seeking Alpha
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07/21/16 08:46 PMCliffs Natural Resources Inc. (NYSE:CLF): Sell-Side Ratings and Company Earnings Glance - Engelwood Daily
07/21/16 05:52 AMIncreased Stock Volatility Watch: Cliffs Natural Resources Inc. (NYSE:CLF) - Engelwood Daily
07/21/16 05:52 AMNew Century Advisors Exits Position in Cliffs Natural Resources Inc (CLF) - TheFounders Daily
07/20/16 04:22 PMAnalysts Observable Stocks: Cliffs Natural Resources Inc. (NYSE:CLF) , Schlumberger N.V. (NYSE:SLB) - Street Updates
07/19/16 08:36 PMEarnings Focus and Crowd Sourced Sentiment Review for Cliffs Natural Resources Inc. (NYSE:CLF) - TGP
07/19/16 08:36 PMShares Losing Ground in Session: Cliffs Natural Resources Inc. (NYSE:CLF) - TGP
07/19/16 08:36 PMAnalyst Buzz: Cliffs Natural Resources Inc. (NYSE:CLF) - News Oracle
07/19/16 12:07 PMCliffs Natural Resources’ US Volumes: Will There Be a Surprise? -
07/19/16 09:28 AMEquity Roundup: Stock Performance Focus on Cliffs Natural Resources Inc. (NYSE:CLF) - Press Telegraph
07/19/16 09:28 AMLarge Outflow of Money Witnessed in Cliffs Natural Resources - TheFounders Daily
07/18/16 03:27 PMAnalyst Target and Average Rating Watch: Cliffs Natural Resources Inc. (NYSE:CLF) - Press Telegraph
07/18/16 03:27 PMCliffs Natural Resources Inc. (NYSE:CLF) Expected To Post Sales Of $1759.025 - Investor Newswire
07/18/16 03:27 PMLatest Analysts Tips Update: Petroleo Brasileiro S.A.- Petrobras (NYSE:PBR) , Cliffs Natural Resources Inc. (NYSE:CLF) - Street Updates
07/18/16 03:27 PMTrading Recap: Active Stock Focus on Cliffs Natural Resources Inc. (NYSE:CLF) - TGP
07/18/16 01:04 PMCould Cliffs See an Upside to Essar Steel Minnesota’s Bankruptcy? -
07/18/16 01:04 PMCliffs Natural Resources’ Upcoming 2Q16 Results: What to Look For -
07/18/16 08:16 AMThe Skyrocketing Price Of Steel Bodes Well For Cliffs' Margins
07/17/16 07:53 AMReview on Stock Valuation for: Cliffs Natural Resources Inc. (NYSE:CLF) - TGP
07/15/16 11:31 AMTwo Movers within Analysts Observation: Petroleo Brasileiro S.A.- Petrobras (NYSE:PBR) , Cliffs Natural Resources ... - Street Updates
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07/14/16 08:40 AMOption Market: Cliffs Natural Resources Inc Risk Hits An Elevated Level - CML News
07/14/16 08:40 AMCliffs Natural Resources Inc (CLF) is Trading Higher on Unusual Volume for July 12 - Equities.com
07/13/16 03:18 PMCliffs Natural Resources - Shares Are Overbought
07/13/16 03:18 PMCliffs Natural Resources Inc (NYSE:CLF): We Bought The Stock At 4.52, Making Huge 60% In No time
07/13/16 11:19 AMShare Volatility Watch for: Cliffs Natural Resources Inc. (NYSE:CLF) - Engelwood Daily

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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: $8.09
  • 50 Day Moving Average: $6.00
  • 200 Day Moving Average: $3.67
  • P/E Ratio: 16.12
  • P/E Growth: 2.62
  • Market Cap: $1.47B
  • Beta: 1.79
  • Current Year EPS Consensus Estimate: $0.60 EPS
  • Next Year EPS Consensus Estimate: $0.29 EPS
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Cliffs Natural Resources (NYSE:CLF) Chart for Friday, July, 29, 2016