United States Steel Corporation (X) was Initiated by Citigroup to “Buy” and the brokerage firm has set the Price Target at $27. Citigroup advised their investors in a research report released on Aug 22, 2016.
Many Wall Street Analysts have commented on United States Steel Corporation. United States Steel Corporation was Downgraded by KeyBanc Capital Mkts to ” Underweight” on Aug 19, 2016. Shares were Reiterated by Rosenblatt on Aug 15, 2016 to “Buy” and Lowered the Price Target to $ 32 from a previous price target of $35 .United States Steel Corporation was Upgraded by Jefferies to ” Hold” on Aug 5, 2016.
On the company’s financial health, United States Steel Corporation reported $-2.15 EPS for the quarter, missing the analyst consensus estimate by $ -0.89 based on the information available during the earnings call on Apr 26, 2016. Analyst had a consensus of $-1.26. The company had revenue of $2341.00 million for the quarter, compared to analysts expectations of $2458.97 million. The company’s revenue was down -28.5 % compared to the same quarter last year.During the same quarter in the previous year, the company posted $-0.07 EPS.
United States Steel Corporation closed down -1.43 points or -6.56% at $20.38 with 1,85,73,331 shares getting traded on Friday. Post opening the session at $21.05, the shares hit an intraday low of $20.28 and an intraday high of $21.2 and the price fluctuated in this range throughout the day.Shares ended Friday session in Red.
In a different news, on May 9, 2016, Paul Anthony Mascarenas (director) purchased 1,000 shares at $18.90 per share price. According to the SEC, on May 9, 2016, Stephen J Girsky (director) purchased 2,000 shares at $18.93 per share price. On Aug 24, 2015, Murry Gerber (director) purchased 7,800 shares at $16.88 per share price, according to the Form-4 filing with the securities and exchange commission.
United States Steel Corporation (U. S. Steel) is a 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). The results of the Companys railroad and real estate businesses are combined under the Other Businesses category. The Flat-rolled Products segment includes the operating results of all facilities within U. S. Steels integrated steel plants in the United States except the Fairfield pipe facility. The USSE segment includes the operating results of U. S. Steel Kosice (USSK) the Companys steel plant and coke production facilities in Slovakia. The Tubular segment includes the operating results of U. S. Steels tubular production facilities primarily in the United States and equity investees in the United States and Brazil.