United States Steel Corporation [NYSE: X] traded at a high on 01/08/21, posting a 9.00 gain after which it closed the day’ session at $22.29. The company report on December 24, 2020 that United States Steel Corporation Sells $160 Million Keystone Industrial Port Complex.
United States Steel Corporation (NYSE: X) announced it has closed on the sale of its non-core real estate asset, the Keystone Industrial Port Complex (KIPC), in Fairless Hills, Pennsylvania. Under the terms of the sale, the Company received approximately $160 million in cash.
“This non-core asset sale delivers on our strategic commitment to extract incremental value from our attractive portfolio of real estate assets,” commented U. S. Steel President and Chief Executive Officer David B. Burritt. “The proceeds from this transaction further enhance our strong cash position, supporting our decision to fund the purchase of the remaining Big River Steel equity with cash on hand.”.
The results of the trading session contributed to over 27195731 shares changing hands. Over the past one week, the price volatility of United States Steel Corporation stands at 10.88% while the volatility over the past one month is 7.09%.
The market cap for X stock reached $4.51 billion, with 220.40 million shares outstanding and 217.89 million shares in the current float. Compared to the average trading volume of 13.44M shares, X reached a trading volume of 27195731 in the most recent trading day, which is why market watchdogs consider the stock to be active.
What do top market gurus say about United States Steel Corporation [X]?
Based on careful and fact-backed analyses by Wall Street experts, the current consensus on the target price for X shares is $10.62 per share. Analysis on target price and performance of stocks is usually carefully studied by market experts, and the current Wall Street consensus on X stock is a recommendation set at 3.20. This rating represents a strong Buy recommendation, on the scale from 1 to 5, where 5 would mean strong sell, 4 represents Sell, 3 is Hold, and 2 indicates Buy.
Deutsche Bank have made an estimate for United States Steel Corporation shares, keeping their opinion on the stock as Buy, with their previous recommendation back on January 08, 2021. The new note on the price target was released on December 09, 2020, representing the official price target for United States Steel Corporation stock. Previously, the target price had yet another raise to $17, while Morgan Stanley analysts kept a Equal-Weight rating on X stock.
The Average True Range (ATR) for United States Steel Corporation is set at 1.46, with the Price to Sales ratio for X stock in the period of the last 12 months amounting to 0.45. The Price to Book ratio for the last quarter was 1.42.
How has X stock performed recently?
United States Steel Corporation [X] gain into the green zone at the end of the last week, gaining into a positive trend and gaining by 32.92. With this latest performance, X shares gained by 14.48% in over the last four-week period, additionally plugging by 202.85% over the last 6 months – not to mention a rise of 105.44% in the past year of trading.
Overbought and oversold stocks can be easily traced with the Relative Strength Index (RSI), where an RSI result of over 70 would be overbought, and any rate below 30 would indicate oversold conditions. An RSI rate of 50 would represent a neutral market momentum. The current RSI for X stock in for the last two-week period is set at 73.79, with the RSI for the last a single of trading hit 77.20, and the three-weeks RSI is set at 72.01 for United States Steel Corporation [X]. The present Moving Average for the last 50 days of trading for this stock 14.61, while it was recorded at 19.88 for the last single week of trading, and 9.48 for the last 200 days.
United States Steel Corporation [X]: Deeper insight into the fundamentals
Operating Margin for any stock indicates how profitable investing would be, and United States Steel Corporation [X] shares currently have an operating margin of -0.22 and a Gross Margin at +2.01. United States Steel Corporation’s Net Margin is presently recorded at -4.87.
Return on Total Capital for X is now -0.40, given the latest momentum, and Return on Invested Capital for the company is -8.74. Return on Equity for this stock declined to -15.19, with Return on Assets sitting at -5.58. When it comes to the capital structure of this company, United States Steel Corporation [X] has a Total Debt to Total Equity ratio set at 94.77. Additionally, X Total Debt to Total Capital is recorded at 48.66, with Total Debt to Total Assets ending up at 33.41. Long-Term Debt to Equity for the company is recorded at 92.96, with the Long-Term Debt to Total Capital now at 47.73.
Reflecting on the efficiency of the workforce at the company, United States Steel Corporation [X] managed to generate an average of -$22,909 per employee. Receivables Turnover for the company is 9.12 with a Total Asset Turnover recorded at a value of 1.15.United States Steel Corporation’s liquidity data is similarly interesting compelling, with a Quick Ratio of 1.20 and a Current Ratio set at 1.70.
Earnings analysis for United States Steel Corporation [X]
With the latest financial reports released by the company, United States Steel Corporation posted -0.64/share EPS, while the average EPS was predicted by analysts to be reported at -1.11/share. When compared, the two values demonstrate that the company surpassed the estimates by a Surprise Factor of 42.30%. The progress of the company may be observed through the prism of EPS growth rate, while Wall Street analysts are focusing on predicting the 5-year EPS growth rate for X. When it comes to the mentioned value, analysts are expecting to see the 5-year EPS growth rate for United States Steel Corporation go to 8.00%.
Insider trade positions for United States Steel Corporation [X]
There are presently around $2,717 million, or 56.60% of X stock, in the hands of institutional investors. The top three institutional holders of X stocks are: BLACKROCK INC. with ownership of 23,855,016, which is approximately -3.065% of the company’s market cap and around 1.14% of the total institutional ownership; VANGUARD GROUP INC, holding 18,366,698 shares of the stock with an approximate value of $409.39 million in X stocks shares; and STATE STREET CORP, currently with $230.49 million in X stock with ownership of nearly 17.899% of the company’s market capitalization.
Positions in United States Steel Corporation stocks held by institutional investors increased at the end of February and at the time of the February reporting period, where 127 institutional holders increased their position in United States Steel Corporation [NYSE:X] by around 15,263,311 shares. Additionally, 144 investors decreased positions by around 24,257,708 shares, while 75 investors held positions by with 82,355,445 shares. The mentioned changes placed institutional holdings at 121,876,464 shares, according to the latest SEC report filing. X stock had 44 new institutional investments in for a total of 7,349,787 shares, while 48 institutional investors sold positions of 11,407,045 shares during the same period.