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United States Steel Competitors

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$25.11
$26.61
50-Day Range
$21.23
$28.81
52-Week Range
$6.58
$29.97
Volume21.72 million shs
Average Volume22.38 million shs
Market Capitalization$7.11 billion
P/E RatioN/A
Dividend Yield0.16%
Beta2.39

Competitors

United States Steel (NYSE:X) Vs. NUE, STLD, RS, CLF, CMC, and WOR

Should you be buying X stock or one of its competitors? Companies in the sub-industry of "steel" are considered alternatives and competitors to United States Steel, including Nucor (NUE), Steel Dynamics (STLD), Reliance Steel & Aluminum (RS), Cleveland-Cliffs (CLF), Commercial Metals (CMC), and Worthington Industries (WOR).

United States Steel (NYSE:X) and Nucor (NYSE:NUE) are both basic materials companies, but which is the superior business? We will compare the two businesses based on the strength of their earnings, dividends, risk, institutional ownership, profitability, analyst recommendations and valuation.

Dividends

United States Steel pays an annual dividend of $0.04 per share and has a dividend yield of 0.2%. Nucor pays an annual dividend of $1.62 per share and has a dividend yield of 1.5%. United States Steel pays out 44.4% of its earnings in the form of a dividend. Nucor pays out 37.6% of its earnings in the form of a dividend. Both companies have healthy payout ratios and should be able to cover their dividend payments with earnings for the next several years. United States Steel has raised its dividend for 1 consecutive years and Nucor has raised its dividend for 48 consecutive years. Nucor is clearly the better dividend stock, given its higher yield and longer track record of dividend growth.

Analyst Ratings

This is a summary of recent recommendations and price targets for United States Steel and Nucor, as reported by MarketBeat.com.

Sell RatingsHold RatingsBuy RatingsStrong Buy RatingsRating Score
United States Steel07302.30
Nucor06402.40

United States Steel presently has a consensus target price of $21.8571, suggesting a potential downside of 17.08%. Nucor has a consensus target price of $68.9091, suggesting a potential downside of 35.19%. Given United States Steel's higher possible upside, equities research analysts plainly believe United States Steel is more favorable than Nucor.

Risk and Volatility

United States Steel has a beta of 2.39, suggesting that its share price is 139% more volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Nucor has a beta of 1.33, suggesting that its share price is 33% more volatile than the S&P 500.

Insider & Institutional Ownership

60.4% of United States Steel shares are held by institutional investors. Comparatively, 75.1% of Nucor shares are held by institutional investors. 1.7% of United States Steel shares are held by company insiders. Comparatively, 1.4% of Nucor shares are held by company insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that endowments, hedge funds and large money managers believe a company will outperform the market over the long term.

Profitability

This table compares United States Steel and Nucor's net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net MarginsReturn on EquityReturn on Assets
United States Steel-16.25%-18.78%-6.21%
Nucor2.15%7.21%4.13%

Earnings and Valuation

This table compares United States Steel and Nucor's revenue, earnings per share and valuation.

Gross RevenuePrice/Sales RatioNet IncomeEarnings Per SharePrice/Earnings Ratio
United States Steel$12.94 billion0.55$-630,000,000.00$0.09292.89
Nucor$22.59 billion1.41$1.27 billion$4.3124.67

Nucor has higher revenue and earnings than United States Steel. Nucor is trading at a lower price-to-earnings ratio than United States Steel, indicating that it is currently the more affordable of the two stocks.

Summary

Nucor beats United States Steel on 14 of the 17 factors compared between the two stocks.

United States Steel (NYSE:X) and Steel Dynamics (NASDAQ:STLD) are both basic materials companies, but which is the superior business? We will compare the two businesses based on the strength of their earnings, dividends, risk, institutional ownership, profitability, analyst recommendations and valuation.

Dividends

United States Steel pays an annual dividend of $0.04 per share and has a dividend yield of 0.2%. Steel Dynamics pays an annual dividend of $1.04 per share and has a dividend yield of 1.6%. United States Steel pays out 44.4% of its earnings in the form of a dividend. Steel Dynamics pays out 33.5% of its earnings in the form of a dividend. Both companies have healthy payout ratios and should be able to cover their dividend payments with earnings for the next several years. United States Steel has raised its dividend for 1 consecutive years and Steel Dynamics has raised its dividend for 8 consecutive years. Steel Dynamics is clearly the better dividend stock, given its higher yield and longer track record of dividend growth.

Analyst Ratings

This is a summary of recent recommendations and price targets for United States Steel and Steel Dynamics, as reported by MarketBeat.com.

Sell RatingsHold RatingsBuy RatingsStrong Buy RatingsRating Score
United States Steel07302.30
Steel Dynamics01602.86

United States Steel presently has a consensus target price of $21.8571, suggesting a potential downside of 17.08%. Steel Dynamics has a consensus target price of $55.75, suggesting a potential downside of 13.62%. Given Steel Dynamics' stronger consensus rating and higher possible upside, analysts plainly believe Steel Dynamics is more favorable than United States Steel.

Risk and Volatility

United States Steel has a beta of 2.39, suggesting that its share price is 139% more volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Steel Dynamics has a beta of 1.4, suggesting that its share price is 40% more volatile than the S&P 500.

Insider & Institutional Ownership

60.4% of United States Steel shares are held by institutional investors. Comparatively, 80.0% of Steel Dynamics shares are held by institutional investors. 1.7% of United States Steel shares are held by company insiders. Comparatively, 5.0% of Steel Dynamics shares are held by company insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that endowments, hedge funds and large money managers believe a company will outperform the market over the long term.

Profitability

This table compares United States Steel and Steel Dynamics' net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net MarginsReturn on EquityReturn on Assets
United States Steel-16.25%-18.78%-6.21%
Steel Dynamics5.17%13.33%6.29%

Earnings and Valuation

This table compares United States Steel and Steel Dynamics' revenue, earnings per share and valuation.

Gross RevenuePrice/Sales RatioNet IncomeEarnings Per SharePrice/Earnings Ratio
United States Steel$12.94 billion0.55$-630,000,000.00$0.09292.89
Steel Dynamics$10.49 billion1.30$671.10 million$3.1020.82

Steel Dynamics has lower revenue, but higher earnings than United States Steel. Steel Dynamics is trading at a lower price-to-earnings ratio than United States Steel, indicating that it is currently the more affordable of the two stocks.

Summary

Steel Dynamics beats United States Steel on 15 of the 17 factors compared between the two stocks.

United States Steel (NYSE:X) and Reliance Steel & Aluminum (NYSE:RS) are both basic materials companies, but which is the superior business? We will compare the two businesses based on the strength of their earnings, dividends, risk, institutional ownership, profitability, analyst recommendations and valuation.

Dividends

United States Steel pays an annual dividend of $0.04 per share and has a dividend yield of 0.2%. Reliance Steel & Aluminum pays an annual dividend of $2.75 per share and has a dividend yield of 1.6%. United States Steel pays out 44.4% of its earnings in the form of a dividend. Reliance Steel & Aluminum pays out 26.6% of its earnings in the form of a dividend. Both companies have healthy payout ratios and should be able to cover their dividend payments with earnings for the next several years. United States Steel has raised its dividend for 1 consecutive years and Reliance Steel & Aluminum has raised its dividend for 1 consecutive years. Reliance Steel & Aluminum is clearly the better dividend stock, given its higher yield and lower payout ratio.

Analyst Ratings

This is a summary of recent recommendations and price targets for United States Steel and Reliance Steel & Aluminum, as reported by MarketBeat.com.

Sell RatingsHold RatingsBuy RatingsStrong Buy RatingsRating Score
United States Steel07302.30
Reliance Steel & Aluminum03102.25

United States Steel presently has a consensus target price of $21.8571, suggesting a potential downside of 17.08%. Reliance Steel & Aluminum has a consensus target price of $149.60, suggesting a potential downside of 12.31%. Given Reliance Steel & Aluminum's higher possible upside, analysts plainly believe Reliance Steel & Aluminum is more favorable than United States Steel.

Risk and Volatility

United States Steel has a beta of 2.39, suggesting that its share price is 139% more volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Reliance Steel & Aluminum has a beta of 1.02, suggesting that its share price is 2% more volatile than the S&P 500.

Insider & Institutional Ownership

60.4% of United States Steel shares are held by institutional investors. Comparatively, 78.4% of Reliance Steel & Aluminum shares are held by institutional investors. 1.7% of United States Steel shares are held by company insiders. Comparatively, 3.4% of Reliance Steel & Aluminum shares are held by company insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that endowments, hedge funds and large money managers believe a company will outperform the market over the long term.

Profitability

This table compares United States Steel and Reliance Steel & Aluminum's net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net MarginsReturn on EquityReturn on Assets
United States Steel-16.25%-18.78%-6.21%
Reliance Steel & Aluminum4.44%10.72%6.75%

Earnings and Valuation

This table compares United States Steel and Reliance Steel & Aluminum's revenue, earnings per share and valuation.

Gross RevenuePrice/Sales RatioNet IncomeEarnings Per SharePrice/Earnings Ratio
United States Steel$12.94 billion0.55$-630,000,000.00$0.09292.89
Reliance Steel & Aluminum$10.97 billion0.99$701.50 million$10.3416.50

Reliance Steel & Aluminum has lower revenue, but higher earnings than United States Steel. Reliance Steel & Aluminum is trading at a lower price-to-earnings ratio than United States Steel, indicating that it is currently the more affordable of the two stocks.

Summary

Reliance Steel & Aluminum beats United States Steel on 12 of the 16 factors compared between the two stocks.

United States Steel (NYSE:X) and Cleveland-Cliffs (NYSE:CLF) are both basic materials companies, but which is the superior business? We will compare the two businesses based on the strength of their earnings, dividends, risk, institutional ownership, profitability, analyst recommendations and valuation.

Earnings and Valuation

This table compares United States Steel and Cleveland-Cliffs' gross revenue, earnings per share and valuation.

Gross RevenuePrice/Sales RatioNet IncomeEarnings Per SharePrice/Earnings Ratio
United States Steel$12.94 billion0.55$-630,000,000.00$0.09292.89
Cleveland-Cliffs$1.99 billion5.24$292.80 million$1.1218.65

Cleveland-Cliffs has lower revenue, but higher earnings than United States Steel. Cleveland-Cliffs is trading at a lower price-to-earnings ratio than United States Steel, indicating that it is currently the more affordable of the two stocks.

Risk and Volatility

United States Steel has a beta of 2.39, suggesting that its stock price is 139% more volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Cleveland-Cliffs has a beta of 2.24, suggesting that its stock price is 124% more volatile than the S&P 500.

Analyst Ratings

This is a summary of recent recommendations and price targets for United States Steel and Cleveland-Cliffs, as reported by MarketBeat.com.

Sell RatingsHold RatingsBuy RatingsStrong Buy RatingsRating Score
United States Steel07302.30
Cleveland-Cliffs03402.57

United States Steel presently has a consensus target price of $21.8571, suggesting a potential downside of 17.08%. Cleveland-Cliffs has a consensus target price of $22.0333, suggesting a potential upside of 5.47%. Given Cleveland-Cliffs' stronger consensus rating and higher possible upside, analysts plainly believe Cleveland-Cliffs is more favorable than United States Steel.

Profitability

This table compares United States Steel and Cleveland-Cliffs' net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net MarginsReturn on EquityReturn on Assets
United States Steel-16.25%-18.78%-6.21%
Cleveland-Cliffs-3.38%-2.69%-0.35%

Insider & Institutional Ownership

60.4% of United States Steel shares are held by institutional investors. Comparatively, 67.6% of Cleveland-Cliffs shares are held by institutional investors. 1.7% of United States Steel shares are held by company insiders. Comparatively, 1.8% of Cleveland-Cliffs shares are held by company insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that large money managers, endowments and hedge funds believe a stock will outperform the market over the long term.

Summary

Cleveland-Cliffs beats United States Steel on 11 of the 14 factors compared between the two stocks.

United States Steel (NYSE:X) and Commercial Metals (NYSE:CMC) are both mid-cap basic materials companies, but which is the superior stock? We will contrast the two companies based on the strength of their risk, earnings, institutional ownership, profitability, dividends, analyst recommendations and valuation.

Earnings & Valuation

This table compares United States Steel and Commercial Metals' top-line revenue, earnings per share and valuation.

Gross RevenuePrice/Sales RatioNet IncomeEarnings Per SharePrice/Earnings Ratio
United States Steel$12.94 billion0.55$-630,000,000.00$0.09292.89
Commercial Metals$5.48 billion0.72$279.50 million$2.6412.47

Commercial Metals has lower revenue, but higher earnings than United States Steel. Commercial Metals is trading at a lower price-to-earnings ratio than United States Steel, indicating that it is currently the more affordable of the two stocks.

Volatility and Risk

United States Steel has a beta of 2.39, indicating that its stock price is 139% more volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Commercial Metals has a beta of 1.24, indicating that its stock price is 24% more volatile than the S&P 500.

Analyst Recommendations

This is a summary of recent ratings and target prices for United States Steel and Commercial Metals, as provided by MarketBeat.

Sell RatingsHold RatingsBuy RatingsStrong Buy RatingsRating Score
United States Steel07302.30
Commercial Metals26001.75

United States Steel currently has a consensus target price of $21.8571, suggesting a potential downside of 17.08%. Commercial Metals has a consensus target price of $25.1111, suggesting a potential downside of 23.72%. Given United States Steel's stronger consensus rating and higher possible upside, analysts clearly believe United States Steel is more favorable than Commercial Metals.

Profitability

This table compares United States Steel and Commercial Metals' net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net MarginsReturn on EquityReturn on Assets
United States Steel-16.25%-18.78%-6.21%
Commercial Metals4.75%16.20%7.49%

Dividends

United States Steel pays an annual dividend of $0.04 per share and has a dividend yield of 0.2%. Commercial Metals pays an annual dividend of $0.48 per share and has a dividend yield of 1.5%. United States Steel pays out 44.4% of its earnings in the form of a dividend. Commercial Metals pays out 18.2% of its earnings in the form of a dividend. Both companies have healthy payout ratios and should be able to cover their dividend payments with earnings for the next several years. United States Steel has increased its dividend for 1 consecutive years and Commercial Metals has increased its dividend for 1 consecutive years. Commercial Metals is clearly the better dividend stock, given its higher yield and lower payout ratio.

Insider & Institutional Ownership

60.4% of United States Steel shares are owned by institutional investors. Comparatively, 84.2% of Commercial Metals shares are owned by institutional investors. 1.7% of United States Steel shares are owned by insiders. Comparatively, 1.4% of Commercial Metals shares are owned by insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that large money managers, endowments and hedge funds believe a company will outperform the market over the long term.

Summary

Commercial Metals beats United States Steel on 10 of the 16 factors compared between the two stocks.

United States Steel (NYSE:X) and Worthington Industries (NYSE:WOR) are both mid-cap basic materials companies, but which is the superior stock? We will contrast the two companies based on the strength of their risk, earnings, institutional ownership, profitability, dividends, analyst recommendations and valuation.

Earnings & Valuation

This table compares United States Steel and Worthington Industries' top-line revenue, earnings per share and valuation.

Gross RevenuePrice/Sales RatioNet IncomeEarnings Per SharePrice/Earnings Ratio
United States Steel$12.94 billion0.55$-630,000,000.00$0.09292.89
Worthington Industries$3.06 billion1.21$78.80 million$2.3529.70

Worthington Industries has lower revenue, but higher earnings than United States Steel. Worthington Industries is trading at a lower price-to-earnings ratio than United States Steel, indicating that it is currently the more affordable of the two stocks.

Volatility and Risk

United States Steel has a beta of 2.39, indicating that its stock price is 139% more volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Worthington Industries has a beta of 1.28, indicating that its stock price is 28% more volatile than the S&P 500.

Analyst Recommendations

This is a summary of recent ratings and target prices for United States Steel and Worthington Industries, as provided by MarketBeat.

Sell RatingsHold RatingsBuy RatingsStrong Buy RatingsRating Score
United States Steel07302.30
Worthington Industries01002.00

United States Steel currently has a consensus target price of $21.8571, suggesting a potential downside of 17.08%. Given United States Steel's stronger consensus rating and higher possible upside, analysts clearly believe United States Steel is more favorable than Worthington Industries.

Profitability

This table compares United States Steel and Worthington Industries' net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net MarginsReturn on EquityReturn on Assets
United States Steel-16.25%-18.78%-6.21%
Worthington Industries24.09%10.60%4.56%

Dividends

United States Steel pays an annual dividend of $0.04 per share and has a dividend yield of 0.2%. Worthington Industries pays an annual dividend of $1.00 per share and has a dividend yield of 1.4%. United States Steel pays out 44.4% of its earnings in the form of a dividend. Worthington Industries pays out 42.6% of its earnings in the form of a dividend. Both companies have healthy payout ratios and should be able to cover their dividend payments with earnings for the next several years. United States Steel has increased its dividend for 1 consecutive years and Worthington Industries has increased its dividend for 7 consecutive years. Worthington Industries is clearly the better dividend stock, given its higher yield and longer track record of dividend growth.

Insider & Institutional Ownership

60.4% of United States Steel shares are owned by institutional investors. Comparatively, 51.4% of Worthington Industries shares are owned by institutional investors. 1.7% of United States Steel shares are owned by insiders. Comparatively, 36.6% of Worthington Industries shares are owned by insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that large money managers, endowments and hedge funds believe a company will outperform the market over the long term.

Summary

Worthington Industries beats United States Steel on 11 of the 17 factors compared between the two stocks.


United States Steel Competitors List

Competitor NameCompetitor BTM RankCompetitor PriceCompetitor Price ChangeCompetitor Market CapCompetitor RevenueCompetitor P/E RatioCompetitor Indicator(s)
Nucor logo
NUE
Nucor
2.4$106.32+3.6%$31.82 billion$22.59 billion75.40Analyst Report
Steel Dynamics logo
STLD
Steel Dynamics
2.5$64.54+1.2%$13.63 billion$10.49 billion28.43Analyst Report
Reliance Steel & Aluminum logo
RS
Reliance Steel & Aluminum
1.9$170.60+0.0%$10.87 billion$10.97 billion27.92
Cleveland-Cliffs logo
CLF
Cleveland-Cliffs
1.5$20.89+6.6%$10.43 billion$1.99 billion-74.61Analyst Report
Commercial Metals logo
CMC
Commercial Metals
1.6$32.92+3.7%$3.97 billion$5.48 billion15.24
Worthington Industries logo
WOR
Worthington Industries
1.6$69.79+2.4%$3.70 billion$3.06 billion5.49
Allegheny Technologies logo
ATI
Allegheny Technologies
1.1$23.85+3.8%$3.03 billion$4.12 billion-7.52
Carpenter Technology logo
CRS
Carpenter Technology
1.5$45.36+6.7%$2.18 billion$2.18 billion-24.79
Schnitzer Steel Industries logo
SCHN
Schnitzer Steel Industries
1.2$56.21+3.0%$1.54 billion$1.71 billion93.68
Haynes International logo
HAYN
Haynes International
1.3$32.42+1.3%$411.38 million$380.53 million-61.17
Olympic Steel logo
ZEUS
Olympic Steel
1.1$32.92+5.1%$364.66 million$1.58 billion-60.96
Universal Stainless & Alloy Products logo
USAP
Universal Stainless & Alloy Products
1.0$10.75+10.7%$95.62 million$243.01 million-8.21
This page was last updated on 5/17/2021 by MarketBeat.com Staff
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