Do You Have United States Steel Corp. (NYSE:X) In Your Portfolio?

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United States Steel Corp. (NYSE:X) closed its last session at $39.52. The stock traded within a range of $38.90 and $39.94. The company operates in the Basic Materials sector with a market capitalization of 6.92 Million. Trading volume for United States Steel Corp. was 9.63 Million in its previous trading session. Currently, United States Steel Corp. (NYSE:X) has an average volume of 10.84 Million.

Company Profile

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. 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. 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.

Analyst Views

United States Steel Corp. (NYSE:X) received a Buy rating from 2 analysts. 0 analysts gave its stock an Outperform rating. 1 analysts say it’s a Hold while 1 analysts provided their expert opinion as Sell.

United States Steel Corp. (NYSE:X) touched its 1-Year High price of $41.83 on 02/21/17 and its 1-Year Low price of $18.55 on 05/18/17.

EPS & Financials

United States Steel Corp. (NYSE:X) reported its EPS in the last quarter as $0.92/Share beating the analyst estimate of $0.71/Share by a difference of $0.21. This showed a surprise of 29.6% in the last quarter earnings.

For the current quarter, 12 analysts are projecting a mean EPS of $0.66/share. According to their observations and findings, the stock could provide a high EPS of $0.88/share and a low EPS of $0.52/share.

Analysts believe that the company has the potential to earn average revenue of $3.1 Billion for the current quarter. According to their predictions high & low revenue estimates are 3.25 Billion and 2.98 Billion respectively.

Technical Analysis

By taking a look at the stock’s current statistics it can gauged that the stock candle is BULLISH with MEDIUM volatility. United States Steel Corp. (NYSE:X) has a 20-Day average volume of 9.71 Million. According to today’s trading volume United States Steel Corp. is BELOW its 20-Day Avg. volume with the stock showing BELOW Abnormal volume in the past 150 days.

Moving average convergence divergence (MACD) shows that the stock is on a PRICE RELATIVITY trend. The trend for the past 10-days shows that the company was in BULLISH territory while an analysis of the last 40-Day trend shows a BULLISH signal. The 100-Day trend also shows a BULLISH trend as well.

The company currently has an insider ownership of 0.2 Percent and Institutional ownership of 65.5 Percent. The return on assets stands at 1.3%, Return on Equity currently is 5% and the Return on Investment value is -4%.

United States Steel Corp. (NYSE:X) gross margin percentage stands at 10.4% while its operating margin for the past trailing twelve month is 3.1 percent and its overall profit margin (ttm) is 1 Percent. The stock is currently moving above its 20-Day Simple Moving Average of 11.1% with a 50-Day Simple Moving Average of 26.3 percent. As of today, the company has a SMA200 (200-day simple moving average) of 49.97 Percent. The Stock has YTD (year to date) performance of 12.3 percent.

The TTM operating margin for the company stands at 3.1%. The return on invested capital is at -4%, which is good, compared to its peers. The Free Cash Flow or FCF margin is 21.15.

The company’s stock is currently moving with a +ve distance from the 200 day SMA of approximately 49.97%, and has a solid year to date (YTD) performance of 12.3% which means that the stock is constantly adding to its value from the previous fiscal year end price.