A number of research firms have changed their ratings and price targets for United States Steel Corporation (NYSE: X):

  • 8/9/2017 – United States Steel Corporation had its “equal weight” rating reaffirmed by analysts at Barclays PLC. They now have a $25.00 price target on the stock, up previously from $24.00.
  • 8/3/2017 – United States Steel Corporation was given a new $25.00 price target on by analysts at Barclays PLC. They now have an “equal weight” rating on the stock.
  • 7/28/2017 – United States Steel Corporation was downgraded by analysts at Citigroup Inc. from a “neutral” rating to a “sell” rating. They now have a $20.00 price target on the stock, down previously from $26.00.
  • 7/28/2017 – United States Steel Corporation had its price target raised by analysts at Argus to $1.48. They now have a “buy” rating on the stock.
  • 7/27/2017 – United States Steel Corporation had its price target raised by analysts at Cowen and Company from $21.00 to $24.00. They now have a “market perform” rating on the stock.
  • 7/27/2017 – United States Steel Corporation was downgraded by analysts at Longbow Research from a “buy” rating to a “neutral” rating.
  • 7/27/2017 – United States Steel Corporation had its “overweight” rating reaffirmed by analysts at J P Morgan Chase & Co. They now have a $51.00 price target on the stock.
  • 7/26/2017 – United States Steel Corporation had its “outperform” rating reaffirmed by analysts at Credit Suisse Group. They now have a $34.00 price target on the stock, up previously from $29.00.
  • 7/26/2017 – United States Steel Corporation had its “neutral” rating reaffirmed by analysts at Longbow Research. They now have a $30.00 price target on the stock.
  • 7/25/2017 – United States Steel Corporation had its “sell” rating reaffirmed by analysts at Axiom Securities.
  • 7/21/2017 – United States Steel Corporation had its “overweight” rating reaffirmed by analysts at Morgan Stanley.
  • 7/19/2017 – United States Steel Corporation had its “buy” rating reaffirmed by analysts at Jefferies Group LLC. They now have a $33.00 price target on the stock.
  • 7/13/2017 – United States Steel Corporation had its “sell” rating reaffirmed by analysts at Axiom Securities.
  • 7/13/2017 – United States Steel Corporation had its “buy” rating reaffirmed by analysts at Longbow Research. They now have a $30.00 price target on the stock.
  • 7/12/2017 – United States Steel Corporation was upgraded by analysts at BidaskClub from a “sell” rating to a “hold” rating.
  • 7/4/2017 – United States Steel Corporation was given a new $24.00 price target on by analysts at BMO Capital Markets. They now have a “hold” rating on the stock.
  • 6/30/2017 – United States Steel Corporation had its “buy” rating reaffirmed by analysts at Jefferies Group LLC.
  • 6/23/2017 – United States Steel Corporation was upgraded by analysts at Deutsche Bank AG from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating. They now have a $30.00 price target on the stock.
  • 6/20/2017 – United States Steel Corporation had its “outperform” rating reaffirmed by analysts at Credit Suisse Group. They now have a $29.00 price target on the stock.
  • 6/19/2017 – United States Steel Corporation was upgraded by analysts at Longbow Research from a “neutral” rating to a “buy” rating.
  • 6/16/2017 – United States Steel Corporation had its “market perform” rating reaffirmed by analysts at BMO Capital Markets.
  • 6/15/2017 – United States Steel Corporation was given a new $21.00 price target on by analysts at Cowen and Company. They now have a “hold” rating on the stock.
  • 6/14/2017 – United States Steel Corporation had its “sell” rating reaffirmed by analysts at Axiom Securities. They now have a $14.00 price target on the stock.
  • 6/13/2017 – United States Steel Corporation was upgraded by analysts at Citigroup Inc. to a “hold” rating.

United States Steel Corporation (X) traded down 0.50% on Wednesday, hitting $24.05. The stock had a trading volume of 5,670,236 shares. The stock has a market cap of $4.21 billion, a PE ratio of 152.22 and a beta of 2.88. The firm’s 50 day moving average price is $22.56 and its 200-day moving average price is $28.28. United States Steel Corporation has a 12 month low of $15.72 and a 12 month high of $41.83.

United States Steel Corporation (NYSE:X) last posted its quarterly earnings results on Tuesday, July 25th. The basic materials company reported $1.07 EPS for the quarter, topping the Thomson Reuters’ consensus estimate of $0.41 by $0.66. The business had revenue of $3.14 billion during the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $2.98 billion. United States Steel Corporation had a net margin of 0.24% and a return on equity of 6.50%. The company’s quarterly revenue was up 21.7% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same quarter in the previous year, the firm posted ($0.32) earnings per share. On average, analysts forecast that United States Steel Corporation will post $1.75 EPS for the current year.

The firm also recently declared a quarterly dividend, which will be paid on Friday, September 8th. Shareholders of record on Wednesday, August 9th will be paid a $0.05 dividend. The ex-dividend date is Monday, August 7th. This represents a $0.20 annualized dividend and a dividend yield of 0.83%. United States Steel Corporation’s dividend payout ratio (DPR) is 125.00%.

In related news, Director Paul Anthony Mascarenas purchased 1,500 shares of United States Steel Corporation stock in a transaction that occurred on Thursday, May 18th. The stock was purchased at an average cost of $19.31 per share, with a total value of $28,965.00. Following the completion of the transaction, the director now directly owns 12,377 shares in the company, valued at $238,999.87. The acquisition was disclosed in a filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which is available through this link. Also, Director David Sutherland purchased 10,000 shares of United States Steel Corporation stock in a transaction that occurred on Friday, May 12th. The stock was bought at an average cost of $19.96 per share, with a total value of $199,600.00. Following the completion of the transaction, the director now owns 98,919 shares of the company’s stock, valued at $1,974,423.24. The disclosure for this purchase can be found here. In the last 90 days, insiders acquired 14,000 shares of company stock valued at $278,415. Insiders own 1.00% of the company’s stock.

United States Steel Corporation is an integrated steel producer. The Company is engaged in producing flat-rolled and tubular products with production operations in North America and Europe. The Company operates through three segments: Flat-Rolled Products (Flat-Rolled), U. S. Steel Europe (USSE) and Tubular Products (Tubular).

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