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About U.S. Steel (NYSE:X)
United States Steel Corporation produces and sells flat-rolled and tubular steel products primarily in North America and Europe. It operates through three segments: Flat-Rolled Products (Flat-Rolled), U. S. Steel Europe (USSE), and Tubular Products (Tubular). The Flat-Rolled segment offers slabs, rounds, strip mill plates, sheets, and tin mill products. This segment serves customers in the service center, conversion, automotive, construction, container, and appliance and electrical markets. The USSE segment provides slabs, sheets, strip mill plates, tin mill products, and spiral welded pipes, as well as heating radiators and refractory ceramic materials. This segment serves customers in the construction, service center, conversion, container, transportation, appliance and electrical, oil, gas, and petrochemical markets. The Tubular segment offers seamless and electric resistance welded steel casing and tubing products; and standard and line pipe and mechanical tubing products primarily to customers in the oil, gas, and petrochemical markets. The company also provides railroad services; and owns, develops, and manages various real estate assets. United States Steel Corporation was founded in 1901 and is headquartered in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.
Industry, Sector and Symbol
Industry Blast furnaces & steel mills
Trailing P/E Ratio18.79
Forward P/E Ratio6.92
Sales & Book Value
Annual Sales$12.25 billion
Price / Sales0.53
Cash Flow$4.81 per share
Price / Cash7.58
Book Value$19.45 per share
Price / Book1.87
EPS (Most Recent Fiscal Year)$1.94
Net Income$387 million
Return on Equity17.92%
Return on Assets5.52%
U.S. Steel (NYSE:X) Frequently Asked Questions
What is U.S. Steel's stock symbol?
U.S. Steel trades on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) under the ticker symbol "X."
How often does U.S. Steel pay dividends? What is the dividend yield for U.S. Steel?
U.S. Steel declared a quarterly dividend on Thursday, April 26th. Investors of record on Thursday, May 10th will be given a dividend of $0.05 per share on Friday, June 8th. This represents a $0.20 annualized dividend and a yield of 0.55%. The ex-dividend date is Wednesday, May 9th. View U.S. Steel's Dividend History.
How were U.S. Steel's earnings last quarter?
U.S. Steel (NYSE:X) released its earnings results on Thursday, April, 26th. The basic materials company reported $0.32 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, topping the Zacks' consensus estimate of $0.29 by $0.03. The basic materials company had revenue of $3.15 billion for the quarter, compared to analysts' expectations of $3.15 billion. U.S. Steel had a return on equity of 17.92% and a net margin of 4.62%. The company's revenue was up 15.6% on a year-over-year basis. During the same quarter last year, the business earned ($0.83) EPS. View U.S. Steel's Earnings History.
When is U.S. Steel's next earnings date?
What price target have analysts set for X?
19 analysts have issued 1-year price objectives for U.S. Steel's stock. Their forecasts range from $18.55 to $69.00. On average, they expect U.S. Steel's share price to reach $40.3083 in the next twelve months. View Analyst Ratings for U.S. Steel.
What are Wall Street analysts saying about U.S. Steel stock?
Here are some recent quotes from research analysts about U.S. Steel stock:
- 1. According to Zacks Investment Research, "U.S. Steel’s adjusted earnings and sales for the first quarter beat the respective Zacks Consensus Estimate. U.S. Steel has outperformed the industry it belongs to over the past six months. The company is actively engaged in improving its cost structure and operations through the Carnegie Way initiative that are expected to deliver meaningful benefits in 2018. U.S. Steel should also gain from healthy automotive demand and actions to expand its foothold in this key market. U.S. Steel also remains committed to deleverage its balance sheet." (5/16/2018)
- 2. Cowen Inc analysts commented, "material exposure" to spot flat-rolled prices should have investors concerned as nearly 60 percent of the U.S. flat-rolled segment is exposed to any move in the spot market.Moreover, U.S. Steel's vertically integrated iron ore supply structure adds another headwind to the story, the analyst continued. The company should be seen as an "undercover iron ore play" because when iron ore prices rise, steel prices normally follows the lead and the company benefits from the fixed price of its internally sourced iron ore."This enables margins to expand more rapidly than a steel mill that is having to buy iron orein the open market," the analyst explained. "The issue is that when iron ore prices are falling, the company does not benefit from the reduction in input costs that a mill which is short iron ore would be able to achieve.Bottom line, a decline in HRC prices would prove to be "detrimental" for U.S. Steel's overall earnings power due to its "significant" (9/22/2017)
Are investors shorting U.S. Steel?
U.S. Steel saw a drop in short interest in April. As of April 30th, there was short interest totalling 13,086,311 shares, a drop of 16.4% from the April 13th total of 15,650,445 shares. Based on an average daily volume of 13,943,974 shares, the days-to-cover ratio is currently 0.9 days. Approximately 7.5% of the shares of the company are short sold.
Who are some of U.S. Steel's key competitors?
Some companies that are related to U.S. Steel include Tenaris (TS), Sumitomo (SSUMY), Nucor (NUE), Steel Dynamics (STLD), Evraz (EVRZF), Ternium (TX), Aperam (APEMY), Commercial Metals (CMC), Carpenter Technology (CRS), AK Steel (AKS), Usiminas (USNZY), SunCoke Energy (SXC), TimkenSteel (TMST), Chelyabinsk Metallurgical Plant (MTL) and SunCoke Energy Partners (SXCP).
Who are U.S. Steel's key executives?
U.S. Steel's management team includes the folowing people:
- Mr. David Boyd Burritt, Pres, CEO & Director (Age 63)
- Mr. Douglas R. Matthews, Sr. VP of Industrial, Service Center & Mining Solutions and Interim Head of Tubular (Age 52)
- Mr. James E. Bruno, Sr. VP of Automotive Solutions (Age 52)
- Mr. Kevin Patrick Bradley, Exec. VP & CFO (Age 55)
- Ms. Colleen M. Darragh, VP, Controller & Chief Accounting Officer (Age 48)
Has U.S. Steel been receiving favorable news coverage?
News coverage about X stock has been trending somewhat positive on Monday, Accern Sentiment Analysis reports. The research group identifies positive and negative news coverage by monitoring more than twenty million blog and news sources in real time. Accern ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of -1 to 1, with scores nearest to one being the most favorable. U.S. Steel earned a news sentiment score of 0.07 on Accern's scale. They also gave news articles about the basic materials company an impact score of 47.59 out of 100, meaning that recent news coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an effect on the company's share price in the next few days.
Who are U.S. Steel's major shareholders?
U.S. Steel's stock is owned by many different of institutional and retail investors. Top institutional shareholders include BlackRock Inc. (8.58%), Amerigo Asset Management (2.67%), Dimensional Fund Advisors LP (2.52%), Slate Path Capital LP (1.48%), PointState Capital LP (0.97%) and Prudential Financial Inc. (0.94%). Company insiders that own U.S. Steel stock include Christine S Breves, Colleen M Darragh, David B Burritt, David J Rintoul, David Sutherland, Eugene Sperling, James E Bruno, Kevin Bradley, Mario Longhi Filho, Murry Gerber, Paul Anthony Mascarenas, Pipasu H Soni, Richard Fruehauf, Sara A Greenstein and Stephen J Girsky. View Institutional Ownership Trends for U.S. Steel.
Which major investors are selling U.S. Steel stock?
X stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Amerigo Asset Management, Slate Path Capital LP, Honeywell International Inc., Stifel Financial Corp, Thrivent Financial for Lutherans, Hodges Capital Management Inc., Engineers Gate Manager LP and Chicago Equity Partners LLC. Company insiders that have sold U.S. Steel company stock in the last year include Christine S Breves, Colleen M Darragh, David B Burritt, David J Rintoul, Paul Anthony Mascarenas, Pipasu H Soni, Richard Fruehauf and Sara A Greenstein. View Insider Buying and Selling for U.S. Steel.
Which major investors are buying U.S. Steel stock?
X stock was purchased by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including PointState Capital LP, Mackay Shields LLC, Allianz Asset Management GmbH, Rubric Capital Management LP, Highland Capital Management LP, Dimensional Fund Advisors LP, BlackRock Inc. and Highbridge Capital Management LLC. Company insiders that have bought U.S. Steel stock in the last two years include David Sutherland, Eugene Sperling, Kevin Bradley, Murry Gerber, Paul Anthony Mascarenas and Stephen J Girsky. View Insider Buying and Selling for U.S. Steel.
How do I buy shares of U.S. Steel?
Shares of X can be purchased through any online brokerage account. Popular online brokerages with access to the U.S. stock market include Vanguard Brokerage Services, TD Ameritrade, E*TRADE, Scottrade, Fidelity and Charles Schwab.
What is U.S. Steel's stock price today?
One share of X stock can currently be purchased for approximately $36.46.
How big of a company is U.S. Steel?
U.S. Steel has a market capitalization of $6.45 billion and generates $12.25 billion in revenue each year. The basic materials company earns $387 million in net income (profit) each year or $1.94 on an earnings per share basis. U.S. Steel employs 29,200 workers across the globe.
How can I contact U.S. Steel?
U.S. Steel's mailing address is 600 GRANT STREET, PITTSBURGH PA, 15219. The basic materials company can be reached via phone at 412-433-1121 or via email at [email protected]
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U.S. Steel (NYSE:X) Price Target and Consensus Rating (How are Consensus Ratings Calculated?)
MarketBeat calculates consensus analyst ratings for stocks using the most recent rating from each Wall Street analyst that has rated a stock within the last twelve months. Each analyst's rating is normalized to a standardized rating score of 1 (sell), 2 (hold), 3 (buy) or 4 (strong buy). Analyst consensus ratings scores are calculated using the mean average of the number of normalized sell, hold, buy and strong buy ratings from Wall Street analysts. Each stock's consensus analyst rating is derived from its calculated consensus ratings score (0-1.5 = Sell, 1.5-2.5 = Hold, 2.5-3.5 = Buy, >3.5 = Strong Buy). MarketBeat's consensus price targets are a mean average of the most recent available price targets set by each analyst that has set a price target for the stock in the last twelve months. MarketBeat's consensus ratings and consensus price targets may differ from those calculated by other firms due to differences in methodology and available data.
19 Wall Street analysts have issued ratings and price targets for U.S. Steel in the last 12 months. Their average twelve-month price target is $40.3083, suggesting that the stock has a possible upside of 10.55%. The high price target for X is $69.00 and the low price target for X is $18.55. There are currently 3 sell ratings, 6 hold ratings and 10 buy ratings for the stock, resulting in a consensus rating of "Hold."
|Today||30 Days Ago||90 Days Ago||180 Days Ago|
|Consensus Rating: ||Hold||Hold||Hold||Hold|
|Consensus Rating Score: ||2.37||2.32||2.39||2.29|
|Ratings Breakdown: ||3 Sell Rating(s)|
6 Hold Rating(s)
10 Buy Rating(s)
0 Strong Buy Rating(s)
|3 Sell Rating(s)|
7 Hold Rating(s)
9 Buy Rating(s)
0 Strong Buy Rating(s)
|2 Sell Rating(s)|
7 Hold Rating(s)
9 Buy Rating(s)
0 Strong Buy Rating(s)
|3 Sell Rating(s)|
6 Hold Rating(s)
8 Buy Rating(s)
0 Strong Buy Rating(s)
|Consensus Price Target: ||$40.3083||$39.6217||$32.1194||$28.78|
|Price Target Upside: ||10.55% upside||8.97% upside||7.62% downside||5.50% upside|
U.S. Steel (NYSE:X) Consensus Price Target History
U.S. Steel (NYSE:X) Analyst Ratings History
(Data available from 5/21/2016 forward)
U.S. Steel (NYSE:X) Dividend Information
U.S. Steel pays an annual dividend of $0.20 per share, with a dividend yield of 0.55%. X's next quarterly dividend payment will be made on Friday, June 8. U.S. Steel pays out 10.31% of its earnings out as a dividend.
|Dividend Growth:||0.00% (3 Year Average)|
|Payout Ratio(s):||10.31% (Trailing 12 Months of Earnings) |
3.80% (Based on This Year's Estimates)
3.62% (Based on Next Year's Estimates)
4.16% (Based on Cash Flow)
U.S. Steel (NYSE:X) Dividend History by Quarter
(Data available from 1/1/2013 forward)
|Announced||Period||Amount||Yield||Ex-Dividend Date||Record Date||Payable Date|
U.S. Steel (NYSE X) Insider Trading and Institutional Ownership History
Insider Ownership Percentage: 1.01%
Institutional Ownership Percentage: 66.74%
U.S. Steel (NYSE X) Insider Trading History
(Data available from 1/1/2013 forward)
|Transaction Date||Insider Name||Title||Buy/Sell||Number of Shares||Average Share Price||Total Transaction||Shares Held After Transaction||Details|
|5/1/2018||Kevin Bradley||CFO||Buy||10,000||$32.42||$324,200.00||93,496|| |
|3/15/2018||Christine S Breves||SVP||Sell||11,853||$38.47||$455,984.91|| |
|3/15/2018||Paul Anthony Mascarenas||Director||Sell||3,531||$38.40||$135,590.40|| |
|3/14/2018||Kevin Bradley||CFO||Buy||20,000||$39.99||$799,800.00|| |
|3/14/2018||Pipasu H Soni||VP||Sell||3,670||$38.41||$140,964.70|| |
|3/2/2018||Richard Fruehauf||Insider||Sell||401||$45.00||$18,045.00|| |
|3/1/2018||Sara A Greenstein||VP||Sell||2,613||$45.33||$118,447.29||51,250|| |
|2/28/2018||Richard Fruehauf||Insider||Sell||428||$44.42||$19,011.76||7,725|| |
|2/26/2018||Richard Fruehauf||Insider||Sell||1,594||$45.05||$71,809.70|| |
|2/26/2018||Sara A Greenstein||VP||Sell||2,757||$45.05||$124,202.85||35,282|| |
|2/16/2018||David B Burritt||CEO||Sell||35,040||$43.95||$1,540,008.00||183,191|| |
|1/23/2018||David B Burritt||CEO||Sell||36,072||$39.95||$1,441,076.40||166,411|| |
|1/23/2018||David J Rintoul||VP||Sell||10,000||$40.00||$400,000.00||35,809|| |
|1/16/2018||David B Burritt||CEO||Sell||6,936||$39.95||$277,093.20||179,567|| |
|1/3/2018||Colleen M Darragh||VP||Sell||1,060||$37.85||$40,121.00||18,076|| |
|1/2/2018||David J Rintoul||SVP||Sell||17,640||$36.57||$645,094.80||63,449|| |
|12/21/2017||David J Rintoul||SVP||Sell||14,290||$35.00||$500,150.00||70,099|| |
|12/11/2017||David J Rintoul||SVP||Sell||10,883||$33.50||$364,580.50||61,279|| |
|12/8/2017||David J Rintoul||SVP||Sell||5,470||$33.00||$180,510.00||61,279|| |
|12/6/2017||David J Rintoul||SVP||Sell||7,090||$32.00||$226,880.00||62,899|| |
|12/1/2017||Colleen M Darragh||VP||Sell||9,700||$30.00||$291,000.00||19,136|| |
|12/1/2017||Richard Fruehauf||Insider||Sell||5,959||$30.00||$178,770.00||7,960|| |
|12/1/2017||Sara A Greenstein||SVP||Sell||3,606||$30.00||$108,180.00||51,744|| |
|9/15/2017||Eugene Sperling||Director||Buy||1,000||$25.16||$25,160.00||3,009|| |
|9/8/2017||Kevin Bradley||CFO||Buy||36,762||$27.23||$1,001,029.26||30,415|| |
|9/6/2017||Kevin Bradley||CFO||Buy||22,835||$27.62||$630,702.70||30,415|| |
|9/1/2017||Murry Gerber||Director||Buy||4,000||$26.89||$107,560.00||168,457|| |
|5/18/2017||Paul Anthony Mascarenas||Director||Buy||1,500||$19.31||$28,965.00||12,377|| |
|5/16/2017||Stephen J Girsky||Director||Buy||2,500||$19.94||$49,850.00||21,872|| |
|5/12/2017||David Sutherland||Director||Buy||10,000||$19.96||$199,600.00||98,919|| |
|12/7/2016||Sara A Greenstein||VP||Sell||2,128||$35.34||$75,203.52||46,469|| |
|12/5/2016||Mario Longhi Filho||CEO||Sell||54,500||$35.00||$1,907,500.00||370,736|| |
|12/2/2016||David J Rintoul||VP||Sell||16,353||$33.48||$547,498.44||54,567|| |
|11/28/2016||James E Bruno||VP||Sell||704||$32.10||$22,598.40||61,259|| |
|11/28/2016||Mario Longhi Filho||CEO||Sell||277,200||$32.25||$8,939,700.00||492,276|| |
|11/23/2016||David B Burritt||VP||Sell||51,791||$32.56||$1,686,314.96||135,672|| |
|11/16/2016||David J Rintoul||VP||Sell||18,330||$28.19||$516,722.70||61,957|| |
|5/5/2016||Stephen J Girsky||Director||Buy||2,000||$18.94||$37,880.00||2,000|| |
|2/4/2015||David B Burritt||CFO||Buy||40,083||$24.90||$998,066.70|| |
|2/2/2015||Patricia Diaz Dennis||Director||Buy||1,000||$24.00||$24,000.00|| |
|1/30/2015||Robert J Stevens||Director||Buy||1,000||$22.86||$22,860.00|| |
|11/11/2014||Mario Longhi Filho||CEO||Buy||28,362||$35.24||$999,476.88|| |
|11/10/2014||David B Burritt||CFO||Buy||26,489||$37.56||$994,926.84|| |
|11/7/2014||Michael S Williams||SVP||Sell||44,807||$37.39||$1,675,333.73|| |
|5/8/2014||Michael Williams||SVP||Sell||5,000||$25.57||$127,850.00||41,035|| |
|3/4/2014||Michael Williams||SVP||Sell||3,000||$24.41||$73,230.00||46,035|| |
|2/4/2014||Murry Gerber||Director||Buy||14,400||$25.21||$363,024.00||136,088|| |
|1/3/2014||Robert Mcdonald||Director||Buy||1,000||$29.84||$29,840.00||2,000|| |
|5/13/2013||Murry Gerber||Director||Buy||72,075||$18.99||$1,368,704.25|| |
|5/8/2013||Murry Gerber||Director||Buy||12,925||$18.50||$239,112.50|| |
|5/2/2013||Thomas William Lasorda||Director||Buy||2,000||$17.44||$34,880.00|| |
|8/7/2012||Murry Gerber||Director||Buy||1,000||$23.40||$23,400.00|| |
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