Can United States Steel Corporation (NYSE:X) Run Higher on Earnings Estimates?

United States Steel Corporation (NYSE:X) plunged -2.28% or -0.77 points during previous trade after opening at the price of $33.11, a total of 16,054,200 shares exchanged hands compared with its average trading volume of 18.62M shares. The stock has a market capitalization of $5.73B and it has 172.46M outstanding shares.

According to consensus agreement of 16 analysts United States Steel Corporation (NYSE:X) will report earnings per share of $0.01 in their quarterly report and it is expected to announce the company’s results on 1/31/17 After Market Close. The stock added almost 80.9% in price since last earning report, when its share price was $18.67. For the current quarter the company has highest EPS estimates of $0.46 and low forecast is $-0.52. However a year ago for the same quarter the company has reported $-0.23 earnings per share.

Earnings reaction history indicates that share price went down 16 times out of last 27 quarters. In United States Steel Corporation (NYSE:X)’s last 12 earnings reports, it has beaten EPS estimates 50% of the time. However it has meet the estimates 0 time and missed 6 times.

If we have a peek on EPS and surprise factor history during last four quarters, for the previous quarter ended on 9/2016, the consensus mean EPS was $0.88 while United States Steel Corporation (NYSE:X) reported $0.40 EPS on 11/1/2016 After Market Close with a difference of -0.48 marking a surprise factor of -54.55%. The stock’s next day closing price was $17.78 with the loss of -4.77% in its share price. On seventh day of the earnings report price change of the stock was 12.27%.

Previously for the quarter ended on 6/2016, United States Steel Corporation (NYSE:X)’s expected mean EPS was $-0.55, the company reported its quarterly earnings per share of $-0.31 on 7/26/2016 After Market Close, beating the analysts’ consensus estimate by 0.24 with surprise factor of 43.64%. The stock’s closing price was $25.38 with the gain of 11.07% in its share price on the day following the earning announcement. However price change of the stock was 11.95% on seventh day of the earnings report.

United States Steel Corporation (NYSE:X)’s mean EPS estimate was $-1.29 for the quarter ended on 3/2016, while it reported EPS of $-2.15 on 4/26/2016 After Market Close, missing the analysts’ consensus estimate by -0.86 with surprise factor of -66.67%. On next day when data was publically announced, the stock’s closing price was $18.38 with 0.16% gain in its share price. On seventh day of the earnings report price change of the stock was up 2.51%.

Back on 1/26/2016 the company’s estimated EPS value was $-0.85 and it reported $-0.23 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter ended on 12/2015. The company posted a positive surprise factor of 72.94% by 0.62.

Average EPS forecast for the current year is $-1.97 according to 12 analysts making projections for United States Steel Corporation (NYSE:X). The most expectant earnings per share estimate of the stock is set at $-1.46 while the conservative estimates kept at $-2.24 over the current year. Having a look at the historical EPS report, the company attained $-1.79 EPS for the previous year. While revenue estimates for the current year is $10.28B, United States Steel Corporation (NYSE:X) setting the highest revenues estimates of $10.5B and indicating lowest revenues at $10.14B according to agreement of 13 number of analysts. Current quarter revenue movements show that, the company has set average revenue estimates of $2.65B covering forecast of 10 analysts. The company indicates a peak revenue level of $2.89B and $2.53B at bottom level.

Having a glance at growth estimates of the company, it has current quarter growth estimates of 104.30% whereas for next quarter it has 117.20% estimations over growth. Its forecasts over growth are -10.10% during current year while analysts’ growth estimation for the next year is 194.40%. Past 5 years growth of United States Steel Corporation (NYSE:X) observed at -39.27%, and for the next five years the analysts that follow this company are expecting its growth at 8.00%.

United States Steel Corporation (NYSE:X) reached at $33.00 price level during last trade its distance from 20 days simple moving average is -3.01%, and its distance from 50 days simple moving average is -2.50% while it has a distance of 45.67% from the 200 days simple moving average. One year trading price range hit the peak level of $39.14 and touched the lowest level of $6.07. The company’s distance from 52-week high price is -15.69% and current price is above +443.84% from 52-week low price.

Under Analyst’s Radar: United States Steel Corporation (NYSE:X)

United States Steel Corporation (NYSE:X) share price soared 1.28% or +0.42 points to reach at $33.22 during previous trading session. The stock’s price fluctuated within the range of $32.81 – $34.94 during previous trading session. A total of 26,928,900 shares exchanged hands, whereas the company’s average trading volume stands at 18.83M shares. United States Steel Corporation (NYSE:X) has a market capitalization of $5.63B and most recently 172.46M outstanding shares have been calculated.

In terms of market analysis and trading signals, RSI moving above the horizontal 30 reference level is viewed as a bullish indicator, while the RSI moving below the horizontal 70 reference level is seen to be a bearish indicator. Movements above 70 are interpreted as indicating overbought conditions; conversely, movements under 30 reflect oversold conditions.

Relative strength index (RSI-14) for United States Steel Corporation (NYSE:X) is at 47.24.

According to sentiments of 15 analysts the mean estimates of short term price target for the company’s stock is marked at $33.47. The most optimistic analyst sees the stock reaching $46.00 while the most conventional predicts the target price at $14.00.

The consensus mean EPS for the current quarter is at $0.01 derived from a total of 16 estimates. According to analysts minimum EPS for the current quarter is expected at $-0.52 and can go high up to $0.46. However a year ago during same quarter United States Steel Corporation (NYSE:X) reported $-0.23 EPS.

For the upcoming quarter, initial predictions are anticipating that the company will post earnings of $0.37 per share according to consensus of 11 analysts.

According to sentiments of 9 analysts the company is expected to report revenues of $2.66B for the current quarter. Bearish revenue estimates established at $2.53B while the bullish revenue forecast has been figured out at $2.89B.

In terms of Buy/Sell recommendations, analysts have a consensus rating of 2.83 on the shares of United States Steel Corporation (NYSE:X). Out of rating recommendations 2 have given the stock a Buy while 3 recommend the stock as Outperform. 10 have given the stock a Hold rating, 2 as Underperform and 1 as Sell.

On technical side, moving averages may help to distinguish direction of tendencies, and they might also be used to set levels of sustenance and resistance. United States Steel Corporation (NYSE:X)’s distance from 20 day simple moving average is -3.81% whereas its distance from 50 day simple moving average is -0.08% along with 48.70% distance from 200 day simple moving average.

An important factor to consider when evaluating a stock’s current and future value are the 52 week price high and low levels. United States Steel Corporation (NYSE:X) shares were trading -15.13% below from the 52-week high mark of $39.14 and +447.46% above from the 52-week bottom of $6.07. The stock hit its 52-week high price on 12/08/16, and 52-week low price on 01/28/16.

When we have a peek on stock’s historical trends we come to know that, the stock has climbed 3.04% in the past one week and plunged -8.91% during previous one month drive, the stock went up 68.36% during past quarter. In the last six months the stock’s performance soared 56.56% while yearly performance of the company advanced 386.54%. The company’s year to date (YTD) performance is at 0.64%.

While taking a glance at financials, we can look at a number of key indicators. United States Steel Corporation (NYSE:X) has a Return on Assets (ROA) of -16.10%. The company currently has a Return on Equity (ROE) of -66.00% and a Return on Investment (ROI) of -25.50%. Average true range (ATR-14) of the company sets at 1.90, along with its weekly and monthly volatility of 6.12%, 5.28% respectively. Beta value of the stock stands at 2.79.

The company’s price to free cash flow for trailing twelve months is 15.70. Its quick ratio for most recent quarter is 1.10 along with current ratio for most recent quarter of 1.80. Total debt to equity ratio of the company for most recent quarter is 1.18 whereas long term debt to equity ratio for most recent quarter is 1.15.

Stock under Review: United States Steel Corporation (NYSE:X)

United States Steel Corporation (NYSE:X) share price plunged -0.37% or -0.12 points to reach at $32.70 during previous trading session. The stock’s price fluctuated within the range of $32.32 – $34.17 during previous trading session. A total of 16,641,629 shares exchanged hands, whereas the company’s average trading volume stands at 19.03M shares. United States Steel Corporation (NYSE:X) has a market capitalization of $5.62B and most recently 172.46M outstanding shares have been calculated.

In terms of market analysis and trading signals, RSI moving above the horizontal 30 reference level is viewed as a bullish indicator, while the RSI moving below the horizontal 70 reference level is seen to be a bearish indicator. Movements above 70 are interpreted as indicating overbought conditions; conversely, movements under 30 reflect oversold conditions.

Relative strength index (RSI-14) for United States Steel Corporation (NYSE:X) is at 45.19.

According to sentiments of 15 analysts the mean estimates of short term price target for the company’s stock is marked at $31.20. The most optimistic analyst sees the stock reaching $46.00 while the most conventional predicts the target price at $14.00.

The consensus mean EPS for the current quarter is at $0.03 derived from a total of 15 estimates. According to analysts minimum EPS for the current quarter is expected at $-0.52 and can go high up to $0.46. However a year ago during same quarter United States Steel Corporation (NYSE:X) reported $-0.23 EPS.

For the upcoming quarter, initial predictions are anticipating that the company will post earnings of $0.31 per share according to consensus of 10 analysts.

According to sentiments of 9 analysts the company is expected to report revenues of $2.66B for the current quarter. Bearish revenue estimates established at $2.53B while the bullish revenue forecast has been figured out at $2.89B.

In terms of Buy/Sell recommendations, analysts have a consensus rating of 2.72 on the shares of United States Steel Corporation (NYSE:X). Out of rating recommendations 3 have given the stock a Buy while 3 recommend the stock as Outperform. 9 have given the stock a Hold rating, 2 as Underperform and 1 as Sell.

On technical side, moving averages may help to distinguish direction of tendencies, and they might also be used to set levels of sustenance and resistance. United States Steel Corporation (NYSE:X)’s distance from 20 day simple moving average is -7.27% whereas its distance from 50 day simple moving average is 3.47% along with 49.80% distance from 200 day simple moving average.

Important factors to consider when evaluating a stock’s current and future value are the 52 week price high and low levels. United States Steel Corporation (NYSE:X) shares were trading -16.45% below from the 52-week high mark of $39.14 and +438.89% above from the 52-week bottom of $6.07. The stock hit its 52-week high price on 12/08/16, and 52-week low price on 01/28/16.

When we have a peek on stock’s historical trends we come to know that, the stock has slipped -7.63% in the past one week and plunged -6.54% during previous one month drive, the stock went up 99.27% during past quarter. In the last six months the stock’s performance soared 51.48% while yearly performance of the company advanced 354.00%. The company’s year to date (YTD) performance is at -0.94%.

While taking a glance at financials, we can look at a number of key indicators. United States Steel Corporation (NYSE:X) has a Return on Assets (ROA) of -16.10%. The company currently has a Return on Equity (ROE) of -66.00% and a Return on Investment (ROI) of -25.50%. Average true range (ATR-14) of the company sets at 1.90, along with its weekly and monthly volatility of 5.13%, 5.10% respectively. Beta value of the stock stands at 2.79.

The company’s price to free cash flow for trailing twelve months is 15.59. Its quick ratio for most recent quarter is 1.10 along with current ratio for most recent quarter of 1.80. Total debt to equity ratio of the company for most recent quarter is 1.18 whereas long term debt to equity ratio for most recent quarter is 1.15.

Stock to Track: United States Steel Corporation (NYSE:X)

United States Steel Corporation (NYSE:X) share price plunged -3.51% or -1.31 points to reach at $36.06 during previous trading session. The stock’s price fluctuated within the range of $35.93 – $37.29 during previous trading session. A total of 16,755,654 shares exchanged hands, whereas the company’s average trading volume stands at 16,755,654 shares. United States Steel Corporation (NYSE:X) has a market capitalization of $6.00B and most recently 172.46M outstanding shares have been calculated.

In terms of market analysis and trading signals, RSI moving above the horizontal 30 reference level is viewed as a bullish indicator, while the RSI moving below the horizontal 70 reference level is seen to be a bearish indicator. Movements above 70 are interpreted as indicating overbought conditions; conversely, movements under 30 reflect oversold conditions.

Relative strength index (RSI-14) for United States Steel Corporation (NYSE:X) is at 74.21.

According to sentiments of 15 analysts the mean estimates of short term price target for the company’s stock is marked at $25.87. The most optimistic analyst sees the stock reaching $46.00 while the most conventional predicts the target price at $14.00.

The consensus mean EPS for the current quarter is at $0.03 derived from a total of 15 estimates. According to analysts minimum EPS for the current quarter is expected at $-0.41 and can go high up to $0.46. However a year ago during same quarter United States Steel Corporation (NYSE:X) reported $-0.23 EPS.

For the upcoming quarter, initial predictions are anticipating that the company will post earnings of $0.16 per share according to consensus of 9 analysts.

According to sentiments of 9 analysts the company is expected to report revenues of $2.63B for the current quarter. Bearish revenue estimates established at $2.49B while the bullish revenue forecast has been figured out at $2.79B.

In terms of Buy/Sell recommendations, analysts have a consensus rating of 2.61 on the shares of United States Steel Corporation (NYSE:X). Out of rating recommendations 3 have given the stock a Buy while 5 recommend the stock as Outperform. 7 have given the stock a Hold rating, 2 as Underperform and 1 as Sell.

On technical side, moving averages may help to distinguish direction of tendencies, and they might also be used to set levels of sustenance and resistance. United States Steel Corporation (NYSE:X)’s distance from 20 day simple moving average is 14.93% whereas its distance from 50 day simple moving average is 51.47% along with 86.44% distance from 200 day simple moving average.

Important factors to consider when evaluating a stock’s current and future value are the 52 week price high and low levels. United States Steel Corporation (NYSE:X) shares were trading -7.87% below from the 52-week high mark of $39.14 and +494.26% above from the 52-week bottom of $6.07. The stock hit its 52-week high price on 12/08/16, and 52-week low price on 01/28/16.

When we have a peek on stock’s historical trends we come to know that, the stock has climbed 7.29% in the past one week and soared 46.82% during previous one month drive, the stock went up 107.39% during past quarter. In the last six months the stock’s performance soared 111.79% while yearly performance of the company advanced 313.90%. The company’s year to date (YTD) performance is at 357.99%.

While taking a glance at financials, we can look at a number of key indicators. United States Steel Corporation (NYSE:X) has a Return on Assets (ROA) of -16.10%. The company currently has a Return on Equity (ROE) of -66.00% and a Return on Investment (ROI) of -25.50%. Average true range (ATR-14) of the company sets at 1.74, along with its weekly and monthly volatility of 5.14%m 5.08% respectively. Beta value of the stock stands at 2.84.

The company’s price to free cash flow for trailing twelve months is 17.75. Its quick ratio for most recent quarter is 1.10 along with current ratio for most recent quarter of 1.80. Total debt to equity ratio of the company for most recent quarter is 1.18 whereas long term debt to equity ratio for most recent quarter is 1.15.

Insider Trading: A brief outlook on United States Steel Corporation (NYSE:X)

United States Steel Corporation (NYSE:X) exchanged hands 26,985,300 shares versus average trading capacity of 19.76M shares, while its relative trading volume is 1.38. United States Steel Corporation (NYSE:X)’s total market worth is $6.42B along with 172.46M outstanding shares.

Insiders has most recently took part in a trading activity, Greenstein Sara A, Sr. VP – Consumer Solutions of the company in a transaction that occurred 12/7/2016 sold 354 shares of the stock. The stock was sold at a price of $36.95, for a total value of $13,082. Subsequent to the transaction Greenstein Sara A owned a total of 46,469 shares of the stock.

In a separate transaction on 12/6/2016, Greenstein Sara A, Sr. VP – Consumer Solutions sold 1,774 shares of the stock. The stock was sold at a price of $35.02, for a total worth of $62,128.

Moreover, Filho Mario Longhi, President & CEO sold 54,500 shares of the stock in a reserved transaction that ensued on 12/5/2016. At a price of $35.00, the stock was sold for an entire value of $1,907,500. Consequent to the transaction Filho Mario Longhi owned a total of 316,236 shares of the stock.

Currently, 0.40% shares of United States Steel Corporation (NYSE:X) are owned by insiders with -39.04% six-month change in the insider ownership. The insider filler data counts the number of monthly positions over 3 month and 12 month time spans. For United States Steel Corporation (NYSE:X) total 8 number of trades held during last 3 months and 66 during last 12 months, out of them 0 numbers of buys held in last 3 months and 27 buys in last 12 months. Whereas 8 numbers of sells held in last 3 months and 39 sells over the past 12 months.

For the duration of last three months United States Steel Corporation (NYSE:X)’s total number of shares bought are 0 and sold 421,006 from a total of 421,006 traded shares. During last twelve months 456,987 number of shares bought and 490,259 sold from a total of 947,246 shares traded. A net activity of 421,006 took place in the course of three months, while 33,272 during last twelve months. Insider trading information is derived from Forms 3 and 4 filings are filed with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC).

United States Steel Corporation (NYSE:X) ended last trading session at the price of $37.37 whereas a number of traders indicating mean target price will hit $26.21 over the next twelve months, mean value of price target most recently revised on 12/05/16. United States Steel Corporation (NYSE:X)’s highest estimates of price target are $46.00 and low forecast is $14.00 based on the opinion of 14 analysts. The price target estimates represents a standard deviation of 11.01. However brokerage recommendations suggests an ABR of 2.85 based on calls of 13 experts.

United States Steel Corporation (NYSE:X) is expected to release the earnings of its current quarter on 1/24/17. The company is expected to release $0.03 EPS during current quarter according to 14 analysts whereas the company reported $-0.23 EPS during same quarter a year ago. For the current quarter the stock has a lowest EPS estimates of $-0.41 and high estimate of $0.46. United States Steel Corporation (NYSE:X)’s average revenue estimates for the current quarter are $2.63B according to 9 number of analysts. However its lowest revenue estimates are $2.49B and highest revenue estimates are $2.79B. A year ago the company’s sales were $2.57B. Its yearly sales growth estimates are 2.20%. Past 5 years growth of United States Steel Corporation (NYSE:X) observed at 2.20%, and for the next five years the analysts that follow this company are expecting its growth at 8.00%.

A Look at Insider Trading: United States Steel Corporation (NYSE:X)

United States Steel Corporation (NYSE:X) exchanged hands 18,405,347 shares versus average trading capacity of 19.26M shares, while its relative trading volume is 0.02. United States Steel Corporation (NYSE:X)’s total market worth is $5.79B along with 172.46M outstanding shares.

Insiders has most recently took part in a trading activity, Filho Mario Longhi, President & CEO of the company in a transaction that occurred 11/28/2016 sold 176,040 shares of the stock. The stock was sold at a price of $32.25, for a total value of $5,677,290. Subsequent to the transaction Filho Mario Longhi owned a total of 316,236 shares of the stock.

In a separate transaction on 11/28/2016, Bruno James E, Sr. VP – Automotive Solution sold 704 shares of the stock. The stock was sold at a price of $32.10, for a total worth of $22,601. Succeeding to the transaction Bruno James E owned overall 61,259 shares of the stock.

Moreover, Filho Mario Longhi, President & CEO sold 101,160 shares of the stock in a reserved transaction that ensued on 11/28/2016. At a price of $32.24, the stock was sold for an entire value of $3,261,398. Consequent to the transaction Filho Mario Longhi owned a total of 316,236 shares of the stock.

Currently, 0.50% shares of United States Steel Corporation (NYSE:X) are owned by insiders with -28.75% six-month change in the insider ownership. The insider filler data counts the number of monthly positions over 3 month and 12 month time spans. For United States Steel Corporation (NYSE:X) total 5 number of trades held during last 3 months and 62 during last 12 months, out of them 0 numbers of buys held in last 3 months and 27 buys in last 12 months. Whereas 5 numbers of sells held in last 3 months and 35 sells over the past 12 months.

For the duration of last three months United States Steel Corporation (NYSE:X)’s total number of shares bought are 0 and sold 365,772 from a total of 365,772 traded shares. During last twelve months 456,987 number of shares bought and 417,278 sold from a total of 874,265 shares traded. A net activity of 365,772 took place in the course of three months, while 39,709 during last twelve months. Insider trading information is derived from Forms 3 and 4 filings are filed with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC).

United States Steel Corporation (NYSE:X) ended last trading session at the price of $32.34 whereas a number of traders indicating mean target price will hit $24.80 over the next twelve months, mean value of price target most recently revised on 11/30/16. United States Steel Corporation (NYSE:X)’s highest estimates of price target are $46.00 and low forecast is $14.00 based on the opinion of 15 analysts. The price target estimates represents a standard deviation of 10.18. However brokerage recommendations suggests an ABR of 2.85 based on calls of 13 experts.

United States Steel Corporation (NYSE:X) is expected to release the earnings of its current quarter on 1/24/17. The company is expected to release $0.03 EPS during current quarter according to 15 analysts whereas the company reported $-0.23 EPS during same quarter a year ago. For the current quarter the stock has a lowest EPS estimates of $-0.41 and high estimate of $0.46. United States Steel Corporation (NYSE:X)’s average revenue estimates for the current quarter are $2.63B according to 9 number of analysts. However its lowest revenue estimates are $2.49B and highest revenue estimates are $2.79B. A year ago the company’s sales were $2.57B. Its yearly sales growth estimates are 2.10%. Past 5 years growth of United States Steel Corporation (NYSE:X) observed at -39.27%, and for the next five years the analysts that follow this company are expecting its growth at 8.00%.

How Big Insider Trading Can Impact United States Steel Corporation (NYSE:X) Stock?

United States Steel Corporation (NYSE:X) exchanged hands 19,441,100 shares versus average trading capacity of 18.89M shares, while its relative trading volume is 1.03. United States Steel Corporation (NYSE:X)’s total market worth is $5.58B along with 172.46M outstanding shares.

Insiders has most recently took part in a trading activity, Rintoul David J, Sr. VP – Tubular Business of the company in a transaction that occurred 11/16/2016 sold 18,330 shares of the stock. The stock was sold at a price of $28.19, for a total value of $516,770. Subsequent to the transaction Rintoul David J owned a total of 43,627 shares of the stock.

In a separate transaction on 9/3/2016, Burritt David B, Exec. VP and CFO sold 9,177 shares of the stock. The stock was sold at a price of $19.13, for a total worth of $175,556. Succeeding to the transaction Burritt David B owned overall 187,463 shares of the stock.

Moreover, Burritt David B, Exec. VP and CFO sold 8,570 shares of the stock in a reserved transaction that ensued on 9/3/2016. At a price of $19.13, the stock was sold for an entire value of $163,944. Consequent to the transaction Burritt David B owned a total of 196,640 shares of the stock.

Currently, 0.50% shares of United States Steel Corporation (NYSE:X) are owned by insiders with -7.52% six-month change in the insider ownership. The insider filler data counts the number of monthly positions over 3 month and 12 month time spans. For United States Steel Corporation (NYSE:X) total 3 number of trades held during last 3 months and 59 during last 12 months, out of them 0 numbers of buys held in last 3 months and 27 buys in last 12 months. Whereas 3 numbers of sells held in last 3 months and 32 sells over the past 12 months.

For the duration of last three months United States Steel Corporation (NYSE:X)’s total number of shares bought are 0 and sold 43,422 from a total of 43,422 traded shares. During last twelve months 456,987 number of shares bought and 87,583 sold from a total of 544,570 shares traded. A net activity of 43,422 took place in the course of three months, while 369,404 during last twelve months. Insider trading information is derived from Forms 3 and 4 filings are filed with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC).

United States Steel Corporation (NYSE:X) ended last trading session at the price of $32.17 whereas a number of traders indicating mean target price will hit $22.60 over the next twelve months, mean value of price target most recently revised on 11/21/16. United States Steel Corporation (NYSE:X)’s highest estimates of price target are $46.00 and low forecast is $13.00 based on the opinion of 15 analysts. The price target estimates represents a standard deviation of 9.43. However brokerage recommendations suggests an ABR of 2.69 based on calls of 13 experts.

United States Steel Corporation (NYSE:X) is expected to release the earnings of its current quarter on 1/24/17. The company is expected to release $0.01 EPS during current quarter according to 14 analysts whereas the company reported $-0.23 EPS during same quarter a year ago. For the current quarter the stock has a lowest EPS estimates of $-0.41 and high estimate of $0.46. United States Steel Corporation (NYSE:X)’s average revenue estimates for the current quarter are $2.62B according to 9 number of analysts. However its lowest revenue estimates are $2.49B and highest revenue estimates are $2.8B. A year ago the company’s sales were $2.57B. Its yearly sales growth estimates are 2.00%. Past 5 years growth of United States Steel Corporation (NYSE:X) observed at -39.27%, and for the next five years the analysts that follow this company are expecting its growth at 8.00%.

Reviewing Overbuying Stock: United States Steel Corporation (NYSE:X)

United States Steel Corporation (NYSE:X) share price soared 0.51% or +0.17 points to reach at $33.23 during previous trading session. The stock’s price fluctuated within the range of $32.42 – $33.78 during previous trading session. A total of 10.66M shares exchanged hands, whereas the company’s average trading volume stands at 22.35M shares. United States Steel Corporation (NYSE:X) has a market capitalization of $5.91B and most recently 172.46M outstanding shares have been calculated.

In terms of market analysis and trading signals, RSI moving above the horizontal 30 reference level is viewed as a bullish indicator, while the RSI moving below the horizontal 70 reference level is seen to be a bearish indicator. Movements above 70 are interpreted as indicating overbought conditions; conversely, movements under 30 reflect oversold conditions.

Relative strength index (RSI-14) for United States Steel Corporation (NYSE:X) is at 85.24.

According to sentiments of 15 analysts the mean estimates of short term price target for the company’s stock is marked at $22.60. The most optimistic analyst sees the stock reaching $46.00 while the most conventional predicts the target price at $13.00.

The consensus mean EPS for the current quarter is at $0.01 derived from a total of 14 estimates. According to analysts minimum EPS for the current quarter is expected at $-0.41 and can go high up to $0.46. However a year ago during same quarter United States Steel Corporation (NYSE:X) reported $-0.23 EPS.

For the upcoming quarter, initial predictions are anticipating that the company will post earnings of $0.05 per share according to consensus of 9 analysts.

According to sentiments of 9 analysts the company is expected to report revenues of $2.62B for the current quarter. Bearish revenue estimates established at $2.49B while the bullish revenue forecast has been figured out at $2.8B.

In terms of Buy/Sell recommendations, analysts have a consensus rating of 2.50 on the shares of United States Steel Corporation (NYSE:X). Out of rating recommendations 4 have given the stock a Buy while 5 recommend the stock as Outperform. 6 have given the stock a Hold rating, 2 as Underperform and 1 as Sell.

On technical side, moving averages may help to distinguish direction of tendencies, and they might also be used to set levels of sustenance and resistance. United States Steel Corporation (NYSE:X)’s distance from 20 day simple moving average is 36.62% whereas its distance from 50 day simple moving average is 61.51% along with 84.31% distance from 200 day simple moving average.

An important factor to consider when evaluating a stock’s current and future value are the 52 week price high and low levels. United States Steel Corporation (NYSE:X) hit its 52-week high price on 11/25/16, and 52-week low price on 01/28/16.

When we have a peek on stock’s historical trends we come to know that, the stock has climbed 13.92% in the past one week and soared 65.81% during previous one month drive, the stock went up 68.32% during past quarter. In the last six months the stock’s performance soared 132.08% while yearly performance of the company advanced 309.22%. The company’s year to date (YTD) performance is at 322.04%.

While taking a glance at financials, we can look at a number of key indicators. United States Steel Corporation (NYSE:X) has a Return on Assets (ROA) of -16.10%. The company currently has a Return on Equity (ROE) of -66.00% and a Return on Investment (ROI) of -25.50%. Average true range (ATR-14) of the company sets at 1.55, along with its weekly and monthly volatility of 5.38%, 5.65% respectively. Beta value of the stock stands at 2.70.

The company’s price to free cash flow for trailing twelve months is 16.12. Its quick ratio for most recent quarter is 1.10 along with current ratio for most recent quarter of 1.80. Total debt to equity ratio of the company for most recent quarter is 1.18 whereas long term debt to equity ratio for most recent quarter is 1.15.

Overbuying Activity: United States Steel Corporation (NYSE:X)

United States Steel Corporation (NYSE:X) share price plunged -0.21% or -0.06 points to reach at $28.47 during previous trading session. The stock’s price fluctuated within the range of $27.89 – $28.53 during previous trading session. A total of 15.50M shares exchanged hands, whereas the company’s average trading volume stands at 20.83M shares. United States Steel Corporation (NYSE:X) has a market capitalization of $5.04B and most recently 172.46M outstanding shares have been calculated.

In terms of market analysis and trading signals, RSI moving above the horizontal 30 reference level is viewed as a bullish indicator, while the RSI moving below the horizontal 70 reference level is seen to be a bearish indicator. Movements above 70 are interpreted as indicating overbought conditions; conversely, movements under 30 reflect oversold conditions.

Relative strength index (RSI-14) for United States Steel Corporation (NYSE:X) is at 83.61.

According to sentiments of 15 analysts the mean estimates of short term price target for the company’s stock is marked at $22.60. The most optimistic analyst sees the stock reaching $46 while the most conventional predicts the target price at $13.

The consensus mean EPS for the current quarter is at $0.01 derived from a total of 14 estimates. According to analysts minimum EPS for the current quarter is expected at $-0.41 and can go high up to $0.46. However a year ago during same quarter United States Steel Corporation (NYSE:X) reported $-0.23 EPS.

For the upcoming quarter, initial predictions are anticipating that the company will post earnings of $0.05 per share according to consensus of 9 analysts.

According to sentiments of 9 analysts the company is expected to report revenues of $2.62B for the current quarter. Bearish revenue estimates established at $2.49B while the bullish revenue forecast has been figured out at $2.8B.

In terms of Buy/Sell recommendations, analysts have a consensus rating of 2.50 on the shares of United States Steel Corporation (NYSE:X). Out of rating recommendations 4 have given the stock a Buy while 5 recommend the stock as Outperform. 6 have given the stock a Hold rating, 2 as Underperform and 1 as Sell.

On technical side, moving averages may help to distinguish direction of tendencies, and they might also be used to set levels of sustenance and resistance. United States Steel Corporation (NYSE:X)’s distance from 20 day simple moving average is 34.66% whereas its distance from 50 day simple moving average is 49.37% along with 64.05% distance from 200 day simple moving average.

An important factor to consider when evaluating a stock’s current and future value are the 52 week price high and low levels. United States Steel Corporation (NYSE:X) shares were trading -0.63% below from the 52-week high mark of $28.65 and +369.18% above from the 52-week bottom of $6.07. The stock hit its 52-week high price on 11/15/16, and 52-week low price on 01/28/16.

When we have a peek on stock’s historical trends we come to know that, the stock has climbed 15.92% in the past one week and soared 66.22% during previous one month drive, the stock went up 30.85% during past quarter. In the last six months the stock’s performance soared 112.43% while yearly performance of the company advanced 205.34%. The company’s year to date (YTD) performance is at 261.59%.

While taking a glance at financials, we can look at a number of key indicators. United States Steel Corporation (NYSE:X) has a Return on Assets (ROA) of -16.10%. The company currently has a Return on Equity (ROE) of -66% and a Return on Investment (ROI) of -25.50%. Average true range (ATR-14) of the company sets at 1.40, along with its weekly and monthly volatility of 5.33%, 6.23% respectively. Beta value of the stock stands at 2.48.

The company’s price to free cash flow for trailing twelve months is 13.47. Its quick ratio for most recent quarter is 1.10 along with current ratio for most recent quarter of 1.80. Total debt to equity ratio of the company for most recent quarter is 1.18 whereas long term debt to equity ratio for most recent quarter is 1.15.

Overbuying Stock to Watch: United States Steel Corporation (NYSE:X)

United States Steel Corporation (NYSE:X) share price soared 2.70% or +0.75 points to reach at $28.53 during previous trading session. The stock’s price fluctuated within the range of $26.36 – $28.65 during previous trading session. A total of 26,858,500 shares exchanged hands, whereas the company’s average trading volume stands at 18.30M shares. United States Steel Corporation (NYSE:X) has a market capitalization of $5.32B and most recently 172.46M outstanding shares have calculated.

In terms of market analysis and trading signals, RSI moving above the horizontal 30 reference level is viewed as a bullish indicator, while the RSI moving below the horizontal 70 reference level is seen to be a bearish indicator. Movements above 70 are interpreted as indicating overbought conditions; conversely, movements under 30 reflect oversold conditions.

Relative strength index (RSI-14) for United States Steel Corporation (NYSE:X) is at 84.07.

According to sentiments of 15 analysts the mean estimates of short term price target for the company’s stock is marked at $22.60. The most optimistic analyst sees the stock reaching $46 while the most conventional predicts the target price at $13.

The consensus mean EPS for the current quarter is at $0.01 derived from a total of 14 estimates. According to analysts minimum EPS for the current quarter is expected at $-0.41 and can go high up to $0.46. However a year ago during same quarter United States Steel Corporation (NYSE:X) reported $-0.23 EPS.

For the upcoming quarter, initial predictions are anticipating that the company will post earnings of $0.05 per share according to consensus of 9 analysts.

According to sentiments of 9 analysts the company is expected to report revenues of $2.62B for the current quarter. Bearish revenue estimates established at $2.49B while the bullish revenue forecast has been figured out at $2.8B.

In terms of Buy/Sell recommendations, analysts have a consensus rating of 2.50 on the shares of United States Steel Corporation (NYSE:X). Out of rating recommendations 4 have given the stock a Buy while 5 recommend the stock as Outperform. 6 have given the stock a Hold rating, 2 as Underperform and 1 as Sell.

On technical side, moving averages may help to distinguish direction of tendencies, and they might also be used to set levels of sustenance and resistance. United States Steel Corporation (NYSE:X)’s distance from 20 day simple moving average is 38.69% whereas its distance from 50 day simple moving average is 51.12% along with 65.42% distance from 200 day simple moving average.

An important factor to consider when evaluating a stock’s current and future value are the 52 week price high and low levels. United States Steel Corporation (NYSE:X) hit its 52-week high price on 11/15/16, and 52-week low price on 01/28/16.

When we have a peek on stock’s historical trends we come to know that, the stock has climbed 36.12% in the past one week and soared 68.43% during previous one month drive, the stock went up 33.08% during past quarter. In the last six months the stock’s performance soared 116.25% while yearly performance of the company advanced 194.76%. The company’s year to date (YTD) performance is at 262.35%.

While taking a glance at financials, we can look at a number of key indicators. United States Steel Corporation (NYSE:X) has a Return on Assets (ROA) of -16.10%. The company currently has a Return on Equity (ROE) of -66% and a Return on Investment (ROI) of -25.50%. Average true range (ATR-14) of the company sets at 1.47, along with its weekly and monthly volatility of 5.90%, 6.33% respectively. Beta value of the stock stands at 2.48.

The company’s price to free cash flow for trailing twelve months is 13.50. Its quick ratio for most recent quarter is 1.10 along with current ratio for most recent quarter of 1.80. Total debt to equity ratio of the company for most recent quarter is 1.18 whereas long term debt to equity ratio for most recent quarter is 1.15.