Analysts Upgrade/Downgrade Activity of United States Steel Corp. (NYSE:X)

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United States Steel Corp. (NYSE:X) Manufactures Flat-Rolled And Tubular Steel Products For The Automotive, Container, Construction And Appliance Markets. Belonging to the Basic Materials sector which declined -0.79% and closed its last trading session at $18.86.

The company reported its last EPS on 6/30/2016 and is expected to report its next EPS on 11/1/2016. Currently, the stock has a 1 Year Price Target of $48.37.

The consensus recommendation, according to Zacks Investment research, is 3.58. The scale runs from 1 to 5 with 1 recommending Strong Buy and 5 recommending a Strong Sell. The Stock had a 3.75 Consensus Analyst Recommendation 30 Days Ago, whereas 60 days ago and 90 days ago the analyst recommendations were 3.67 and 3.5 respectively.

United States Steel Corp. on 6/30/2016 reported its EPS as $1.23 with the analysts projecting the EPS of the stock as $0.96. The company beat the analyst EPS Estimate with the difference of $0.27. This shows a surprise factor of 28.1%.

Many analysts have provided their estimated foresights on United States Steel Corp. Earnings, with 5 analysts believing the company would generate an Average Estimate of $0.77. Whereas they predicted High and Low Earnings Estimate as $0.82 and $0.7 respectively. While in the same Quarter Previous year, the Actual EPS was $0.85.

Analysts are also projecting an Average Revenue Estimate for United States Steel Corp. as $136.43 Million in the Current Quarter. This estimate is provided by 2 analysts. The High Revenue estimate is predicted as 136.59 Million, while the Low Revenue Estimate prediction stands at 136.28 Million. The company’s last year sales total was 175.9 Million.

For the Current Quarter, the growth estimate for United States Steel Corp. is -9.4%, while for the Next Quarter the stock growth estimate is -6.9%. In the past 5 years, the stock showed growth of 6.05% per annum. While for the next 5 years, the growth estimate is 10%.

The Company got Upgrade by KeyBanc Capital Mkts on 19-Sep-16 from Underweight to Sector Weight.

Insider Trades for United States Steel Corp. show that the latest trade was made on 2 Sep 2016 where Burritt (David B), the Chief Financial Officer completed a transaction type “Sell” in which 9177 shares were traded at a price of $19.13.

Over the period of 6 months, Insider Purchases show a total of 1 transaction in which 7800 shares were traded.

5 analysts projected Price Targets for United States Steel Corp. The analysts believe that the company stock price could grow as high as $52.47. The Low Price target projection by analysts is $41.83 and the Mean Price Target is $48.37.

United States Steel Corp. (NYSE:X) has the market capitalization of $3.15 Billion. The company rocked its 52-Week High of $27.64 on Jul 29, 2016 and touched its 52-Week Low of $6.15 on Jan 28, 2016. The stock has Return on Assets (ROA) of -17.7 percent. Return on Equity (ROE) stands at -71.5% and Return on Investment (ROI) of -25.5 percent.

The stock is currently showing YTD performance of 138.95 Percent. The company has Beta Value of 2.38 and ATR value of 0.96. The Weekly and Monthly Volatility stands at 5.21% and 4.97%.

Company profile:

United States Steel manufactures and sells a variety of steel mill       products, coke and taconite pellets.  Primary steel operations are the Gary (Indiana) Works, the Fairfield (Alabama) Works near Birmingham, the Mon Valley Works ( which includes the Edgar Thomson steelmaking and Irvin finishing operations) on the Monongahela River near Pittsburgh, and U. S. Steel Kosice in the Slovak Republic.