NYSE:X - United States Steel Stock Price, News, Headlines & Rumors

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$29.03 -0.94 (-3.14 %)
(As of 08/16/2018 02:07 AM ET)
Previous Close$29.97
Today's Range$28.41 - $29.64
52-Week Range$23.16 - $47.64
Volume11.29 million shs
Average Volume11.31 million shs
Market Capitalization$5.31 billion
P/E Ratio14.99
Dividend Yield0.66%
Beta3.16
United States Steel logoUnited 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.

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Industry, Sector and Symbol

Stock Exchange NYSE
Industry Blast furnaces & steel mills
Sub-IndustrySteel
SectorBasic Materials
SymbolNYSE:X
CUSIP91290910
Phone412-433-1121

Debt

Debt-to-Equity Ratio0.70
Current Ratio1.66
Quick Ratio1.02

Price-To-Earnings

Trailing P/E Ratio14.99
Forward P/E Ratio5.01
P/E Growth0.65

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$12.25 billion
Price / Sales0.42
Cash Flow$4.6597 per share
Price / Cash6.23
Book Value$18.98 per share
Price / Book1.53

Profitability

EPS (Most Recent Fiscal Year)$1.94
Net Income$387 million
Net Margins4.09%
Return on Equity18.70%
Return on Assets6.19%

Miscellaneous

Employees29,200
Outstanding Shares177,220,000
Market Cap$5.31 billion

United States Steel (NYSE:X) Frequently Asked Questions

What is United States Steel's stock symbol?

United States Steel trades on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) under the ticker symbol "X."

How often does United States Steel pay dividends? What is the dividend yield for United States Steel?

United States Steel declared a quarterly dividend on Wednesday, August 1st. Shareholders of record on Thursday, August 9th will be paid a dividend of $0.05 per share on Monday, September 10th. This represents a $0.20 annualized dividend and a yield of 0.69%. The ex-dividend date is Wednesday, August 8th. View United States Steel's Dividend History.

How were United States Steel's earnings last quarter?

United States Steel Co. (NYSE:X) posted its quarterly earnings results on Wednesday, August, 1st. The basic materials company reported $1.46 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, beating the Zacks' consensus estimate of $1.13 by $0.33. The basic materials company had revenue of $3.61 billion for the quarter, compared to analysts' expectations of $3.47 billion. United States Steel had a net margin of 4.09% and a return on equity of 18.70%. The company's revenue was up 14.8% on a year-over-year basis. During the same period in the previous year, the company posted $1.07 EPS. View United States Steel's Earnings History.

When is United States Steel's next earnings date?

United States Steel is scheduled to release their next quarterly earnings announcement on Tuesday, October, 30th 2018. View Earnings Estimates for United States Steel.

What price target have analysts set for X?

17 equities research analysts have issued 12 month price objectives for United States Steel's stock. Their forecasts range from $18.55 to $69.00. On average, they expect United States Steel's share price to reach $42.2219 in the next year. This suggests a possible upside of 45.4% from the stock's current price. View Analyst Price Targets for United States Steel.

What is the consensus analysts' recommendation for United States Steel?

17 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for United States Steel in the last year. There are currently 3 sell ratings, 5 hold ratings and 9 buy ratings for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Hold." View Analyst Ratings for United States Steel.

What are Wall Street analysts saying about United States Steel stock?

Here are some recent quotes from research analysts about United States Steel stock:
  • 1. According to Zacks Investment Research, "U.S. Steel  has outperformed the industry it belongs to over a year. 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. It should also gain from healthy automotive demand and actions to expand its foothold in this key market. Moreover, U.S. Steel remains committed to deleverage its balance sheet." (7/17/2018)
  • 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)

Who are some of United States Steel's key competitors?

Who are United States Steel's key executives?

United States Steel's management team includes the folowing people:
  • Mr. David Boyd Burritt, Pres, CEO & Director (Age 63)
  • Mr. Kevin Patrick Bradley, Exec. VP & CFO (Age 55)
  • Mr. Douglas R. Matthews, Sr. VP of Industrial, Service Center & Mining Solutions and Interim Head of Tubular (Age 52)
  • Mr. Scott D. Buckiso, Sr. VP of European Solutions (Age 51)
  • Mr. Pipasu H. Soni, VP of Performance Analytics (Age 45)

Has United States Steel been receiving favorable news coverage?

Media headlines about X stock have trended positive on Thursday, Accern reports. Accern rates the sentiment of press coverage by analyzing more than twenty million news and blog sources. Accern ranks coverage of companies on a scale of negative one to one, with scores closest to one being the most favorable. United States Steel earned a coverage optimism score of 0.37 on Accern's scale. They also gave media stories about the basic materials company an impact score of 45.50 out of 100, meaning that recent press coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an impact on the company's share price in the immediate future. View Recent Headlines for United States Steel.

Who are United States Steel's major shareholders?

United States Steel's stock is owned by a number of of institutional and retail investors. Top institutional shareholders include Dimensional Fund Advisors LP (2.65%), Luminus Management LLC (1.41%), Bank of New York Mellon Corp (1.14%), Morgan Stanley (0.99%), Pelham Capital Ltd. (0.82%) and Hodges Capital Management Inc. (0.59%). Company insiders that own United States 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 United States Steel.

Which major investors are selling United States Steel stock?

X stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including PointState Capital LP, FMR LLC, Highland Capital Management LP, Morgan Stanley, Jennison Associates LLC, Hodges Capital Management Inc., Creative Planning and BlueMountain Capital Management LLC. Company insiders that have sold United States 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 United States Steel.

Which major investors are buying United States Steel stock?

X stock was bought by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Pelham Capital Ltd., Luminus Management LLC, Point72 Asset Management L.P., Dimensional Fund Advisors LP, LSV Asset Management, GSA Capital Partners LLP, First Trust Advisors LP and Canada Pension Plan Investment Board. Company insiders that have bought United States 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 United States Steel.

How do I buy shares of United States 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 United States Steel's stock price today?

One share of X stock can currently be purchased for approximately $29.03.

How big of a company is United States Steel?

United States Steel has a market capitalization of $5.31 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. United States Steel employs 29,200 workers across the globe.

How can I contact United States Steel?

United States 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]


MarketBeat Community Rating for United States Steel (NYSE X)

Community Ranking:  1.9 out of 5 (star)
Outperform Votes:  647 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  1,066 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  1,713
MarketBeat's community ratings are surveys of what our community members think about United States Steel and other stocks. Vote "Outperform" if you believe X will outperform the S&P 500 over the long term. Vote "Underperform" if you believe X will underperform the S&P 500 over the long term. You may vote once every thirty days.
This page was last updated on 8/16/2018 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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