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 Ratio19.08
Forward P/E Ratio7.03
Sales & Book Value
Annual Sales$12.25 billion
Price / Sales0.53
Cash Flow$4.8972 per share
Price / Cash7.59
Book Value$18.98 per share
Price / Book1.96
EPS (Most Recent Fiscal Year)$1.94
Net Income$387 million
Return on Equity12.56%
Return on Assets3.54%
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 Monday, January 29th. Shareholders of record on Friday, February 9th will be given a dividend of $0.05 per share on Friday, March 9th. This represents a $0.20 dividend on an annualized basis and a yield of 0.54%. The ex-dividend date is Thursday, February 8th. View U.S. Steel's Dividend History.
How were U.S. Steel's earnings last quarter?
U.S. Steel (NYSE:X) announced its quarterly earnings data on Wednesday, January, 31st. The basic materials company reported $0.76 EPS for the quarter, beating the Thomson Reuters' consensus estimate of $0.67 by $0.09. The basic materials company had revenue of $3.13 billion for the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $3.10 billion. U.S. Steel had a return on equity of 12.56% and a net margin of 3.16%. The company's revenue for the quarter was up 18.2% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same quarter in the previous year, the business earned $0.27 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 brokerages have issued 12-month price targets for U.S. Steel's stock. Their forecasts range from $18.55 to $69.00. On average, they expect U.S. Steel's stock price to reach $39.6217 in the next year. 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, "Annual estimates for U.S. Steel have been going up over a month. 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. These actions 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. The company remains focused on bringing more products in the automotive market." (4/14/2018)
- 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 increase in short interest in April. As of April 13th, there was short interest totalling 15,650,445 shares, an increase of 21.2% from the March 30th total of 12,916,535 shares. Based on an average daily trading volume, of 10,811,716 shares, the short-interest ratio is currently 1.4 days. Currently, 9.0% of the shares of the company are sold short.
Who are some of U.S. Steel's key competitors?
Some companies that are related to U.S. Steel include Sumitomo (SSUMY), Tenaris (TS), Nucor (NUE), Steel Dynamics (STLD), Evraz (EVRZF), Ternium (TX), Aperam (APEMY), Commercial Metals (CMC), Carpenter Technology (CRS), Usiminas (USNZY), AK Steel (AKS), SunCoke Energy Partners (SXCP), Chelyabinsk Metallurgical Plant (MTL), TimkenSteel (TMST) and SunCoke Energy (SXC).
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 articles about X stock have trended positive this week, according to Accern Sentiment Analysis. Accern identifies negative and positive press coverage by reviewing more than 20 million blog and news sources in real time. Accern ranks coverage of publicly-traded companies on a scale of negative one to one, with scores closest to one being the most favorable. U.S. Steel earned a coverage optimism score of 0.44 on Accern's scale. They also gave press coverage about the basic materials company an impact score of 47.82 out of 100, meaning that recent press coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an effect on the stock's share price in the immediate future.
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 $37.17.
How big of a company is U.S. Steel?
U.S. Steel has a market capitalization of $6.43 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 $39.6217, suggesting that the stock has a possible upside of 6.60%. 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, 7 hold ratings and 9 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: ||2.32||2.33||2.47||2.22|
|Ratings Breakdown: ||3 Sell Rating(s)|
7 Hold Rating(s)
9 Buy Rating(s)
0 Strong Buy Rating(s)
|2 Sell Rating(s)|
8 Hold Rating(s)
8 Buy Rating(s)
0 Strong Buy Rating(s)
|1 Sell Rating(s)|
7 Hold Rating(s)
9 Buy Rating(s)
0 Strong Buy Rating(s)
|4 Sell Rating(s)|
6 Hold Rating(s)
8 Buy Rating(s)
0 Strong Buy Rating(s)
|Consensus Price Target: ||$39.6217||$37.3853||$30.6894||$27.7175|
|Price Target Upside: ||6.60% upside||4.29% downside||20.84% downside||0.14% upside|
U.S. Steel (NYSE:X) Consensus Price Target History
U.S. Steel (NYSE:X) Analyst Ratings History
(Data available from 4/25/2016 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 0.54%. X's most recent quarterly dividend payment was Friday, March 9. U.S. Steel pays out 10.31% of its earnings out as a dividend.
|Most Recent Dividend:||3/9/2018|
|Dividend Growth:||0.00% (3 Year Average)|
|Payout Ratio:||10.31% (Trailing 12 Months of Earnings) |
3.78% (Based on This Year's Estimates)
3.60% (Based on Next Year's Estimates)
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: 68.21%
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|
|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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