While for the Next 5 years, the company could expect a growth of 8% per annum, whereas in the past Five years United States Steel Corp. Analysts have a mean recommendation of 2.50 on this stock (A rating of less than 2 means buy, "hold" within the 3 range, "sell" within the 4 range, and "strong sell" within the 5 range). BMO Capital Markets raised their price target on shares of United States Steel from $29.00 to $33.00 and gave the company a "market perform" rating in a report on Thursday, November 2nd. Bank of America Corp downgraded shares of United States Steel from a "buy" rating to a "neutral" rating in a report on Wednesday, April 26th. The stock of United States Steel Corporation (NYSE:X) has "Neutral" rating given on Thursday, July 27 by Longbow. United States Steel has a consensus rating of "Hold" and a consensus target price of $29.34.
United States Steel Co. Three research analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, seven have given a hold rating and ten have given a buy rating to the stock. The target price by Jefferies would suggest a potential upside of 2.47 % from the company's last stock close. Analysts often look at historical trading patterns to predict a stock's future performance. X 's 20-day moving average now sits below its 100-day moving average. The firm had revenue of $3.25 billion for the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $3.07 billion. United States Steel has a one year low of $13.72 and a one year high of $41.83.
Analysts await United States Steel Corporation (NYSE:X) to report earnings on January, 30. The basic materials company reported $0.92 EPS for the quarter, beating the consensus estimate of $0.67 by $0.25.
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The company shows its Return on Assets (ROA) value of 1.3%. The company's revenue was up 16.4% compared to the same quarter a year ago. This works out to a decrease of -212.50% compared to last year's earnings. United States Steel's revenue for the quarter was up 20.9% compared to the same quarter last year. equities research analysts anticipate that United States Steel Corporation will post 1.8 EPS for the current fiscal year.
The firm also recently disclosed a quarterly dividend, which will be paid on Friday, December 8th. Stockholders of record on Friday, November 10th will be given a dividend of $0.05 per share. The ex-dividend date is Thursday, November 9th. This represents a $0.20 annualized dividend and a dividend yield of 0.67%. United States Steel's dividend payout ratio (DPR) is now -6.83%. Following the completion of the acquisition, the director now directly owns 3,009 shares in the company, valued at approximately $75,706.44. The sale was disclosed in a filing with the SEC, which is available at this hyperlink. The stock was purchased at an average cost of $19.96 per share, for a total transaction of $199,600.00. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 1.03, a current ratio of 1.89 and a quick ratio of 1.23. Insiders acquired a total of 14,000 shares of company stock worth $278,415 over the last ninety days.
A number of institutional investors and hedge funds have recently bought and sold shares of the stock. Cubist Systematic Strategies LLC bought a new stake in United States Steel in the 3rd quarter valued at $237,000. Mitsubishi UFJ Trust & Banking Corp now owns 18,566 shares of the basic materials company's stock valued at $350,000 after buying an additional 275 shares during the period. After $0.92 actual EPS reported by United States Steel Corporation for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts -34.78 % negative EPS growth. (X) belonging to the Basic Materials sector has declined -0.03% and closed its last trading session at $29.83. California Public Employees Retirement System lifted its position in United States Steel by 1.9% in the 3rd quarter.
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