U.S. Steel Stock Rating Reaffirmed by TheStreet (X)
“United States Steel Corporation (X) has been reiterated by TheStreet Ratings as a sell with a ratings score of D+ . The company’s weaknesses can be seen in multiple areas, such as its generally high debt management risk, disappointing return on equity, poor profit margins and generally disappointing historical performance in the stock itself.”
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Shares of U.S. Steel opened at 19.99 on Monday. U.S. Steel has a one year low of $17.67 and a one year high of $32.05. The stock’s 50-day moving average is currently $22.62. The company’s market cap is $2.884 billion.
The company also recently announced a quarterly dividend, which is scheduled for Friday, March 8th. Shareholders of record on Tuesday, February 12th will be paid a dividend of $0.05 per share. This represents a $0.20 annualized dividend and a dividend yield of 1.00%. The ex-dividend date is Friday, February 8th.
Several other analysts have also recently commented on the stock. Analysts at Longbow Research reiterated an underperform rating on shares of U.S. Steel in a research note to investors on Thursday, February 28th. They now have a $17.00 price target on the stock. Finally, analysts at Axiom Securities reiterated a sell rating on shares of U.S. Steel in a research note to investors on Tuesday, February 19th. They now have a $10.00 price target on the stock.
Five investment analysts have rated the stock with a buy rating, twelve have given a hold rating, two have issued an underweight rating, and two have assigned a sell rating to the stock. The company currently has a consensus rating of hold and a consensus target price of $24.60.
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