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United States Steel Corporation is a steel business based in the US. United States Steel Corporation shares (X) are listed on the NYSE and all prices are listed in US Dollars. United States Steel Corporation employs 27,500 staff and has a trailing 12-month revenue of around USD$10.7 billion.

How to buy shares in United States Steel Corporation

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  2. Open and fund your brokerage account. Complete an application with your personal and financial details, like your ID and bank information. Fund your account with a bank transfer, credit card or debit card.
  3. Search for United States Steel Corporation. Find the stock by name or ticker symbol: X. Research its history to confirm it's a solid investment against your financial goals.
  4. Purchase now or later. Buy today with a market order or use a limit order to delay your purchase until United States Steel Corporation reaches your desired price. To spread out your purchase, look into dollar-cost averaging, which smooths out buying at consistent intervals and amounts.
  5. Decide on how many to buy. At last close price of USD$11.1, weigh your budget against a diversified portfolio that can minimize risk through the market's ups and downs. You may be able to buy a fractional share of United States Steel Corporation, depending on your broker.
  6. Check in on your investment. Congratulations, you own a part of United States Steel Corporation. Optimize your portfolio by tracking how your stock — and even the business — performs with an eye on the long term. You may be eligible for dividends and shareholder voting rights on directors and management that can affect your stock.

How has coronavirus impacted United States Steel Corporation's share price?

Since the stock market crash in March caused by coronavirus, United States Steel Corporation's share price has had significant positive movement.

Its last market close was USD$11.1, which is 15.05% up on its pre-crash value of USD$9.43 and 144.49% up on the lowest point reached during the March crash when the shares fell as low as USD$4.54.

If you had bought USD$1,000 worth of United States Steel Corporation shares at the start of February 2020, those shares would have been worth USD$602.43 at the bottom of the March crash, and if you held on to them, then as of the last market close they'd be worth USD$1,229.21.

United States Steel Corporation share price

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United States Steel Corporation shares at a glance

Information last updated 2020-10-14.
Latest market close USD$11.1
52-week range USD$4.54 - USD$14.52
50-day moving average USD$7.7523
200-day moving average USD$7.6899
Wall St. target price USD$5.65
PE ratio 2.0372
Dividend yield USD$0.04 (0.48%)
Earnings per share (TTM) USD$3.633

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Is it a good time to buy United States Steel Corporation stock?

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United States Steel Corporation price performance over time

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Is United States Steel Corporation under- or over-valued?

Valuing United States Steel Corporation stock is incredibly difficult, and any metric has to be viewed as part of a bigger picture of United States Steel Corporation's overall performance. However, analysts commonly use some key metrics to help gauge the value of a stock.

United States Steel Corporation's P/E ratio

United States Steel Corporation's current share price divided by its per-share earnings (EPS) over a 12-month period gives a "trailing price/earnings ratio" of roughly 2x. In other words, United States Steel Corporation shares trade at around 2x recent earnings.

That's relatively low compared to, say, the trailing 12-month P/E ratio for the NASDAQ 100 at the end of 2019 (27.29). The low P/E ratio could mean that investors are pessimistic about the outlook for the shares or simply that they're under-valued.

United States Steel Corporation's PEG ratio

United States Steel Corporation's "price/earnings-to-growth ratio" can be calculated by dividing its P/E ratio by its growth – to give 1.68. A low ratio can be interpreted as meaning the shares offer better value, while a higher ratio can be interpreted as meaning the shares offer worse value.

The PEG ratio provides a broader view than just the P/E ratio, as it gives more insight into United States Steel Corporation's future profitability. By accounting for growth, it could also help you if you're comparing the share prices of multiple high-growth companies.

United States Steel Corporation's EBITDA

United States Steel Corporation's EBITDA (earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortisation) is USD$288 million.

The EBITDA is a measure of a United States Steel Corporation's overall financial performance and is widely used to measure a its profitability.

United States Steel Corporation financials

Revenue TTM USD$10.7 billion
Gross profit TTM USD$936 million
Return on assets TTM -3.96%
Return on equity TTM -43.49%
Profit margin -16.14%
Book value $16.412
Market capitalisation USD$1.9 billion

TTM: trailing 12 months

Shorting United States Steel Corporation shares

There are currently 42.3 million United States Steel Corporation shares held short by investors – that's known as United States Steel Corporation's "short interest". This figure is 6.9% down from 45.5 million last month.

There are a few different ways that this level of interest in shorting United States Steel Corporation shares can be evaluated.

United States Steel Corporation's "short interest ratio" (SIR)

United States Steel Corporation's "short interest ratio" (SIR) is the quantity of United States Steel Corporation shares currently shorted divided by the average quantity of United States Steel Corporation shares traded daily (recently around 10.9 million). United States Steel Corporation's SIR currently stands at 3.89. In other words for every 100,000 United States Steel Corporation shares traded daily on the market, roughly 3890 shares are currently held short.

However United States Steel Corporation's short interest can also be evaluated against the total number of United States Steel Corporation shares, or, against the total number of tradable United States Steel Corporation shares (the shares that aren't held by "insiders" or major long-term shareholders – also known as the "float"). In this case United States Steel Corporation's short interest could be expressed as 0.19% of the outstanding shares (for every 100,000 United States Steel Corporation shares in existence, roughly 190 shares are currently held short) or 0.1938% of the tradable shares (for every 100,000 tradable United States Steel Corporation shares, roughly 194 shares are currently held short).

Such a low SIR usually points to an optimistic outlook for the share price, with fewer people currently willing to bet against United States Steel Corporation.

Find out more about how you can short United States Steel Corporation stock.

United States Steel Corporation's environmental, social and governance track record

Environmental, social and governance (known as ESG) criteria are a set of three factors used to measure the sustainability and social impact of companies like United States Steel Corporation.

When it comes to ESG scores, lower is better, and lower scores are generally associated with lower risk for would-be investors.

United States Steel Corporation's total ESG risk score

Total ESG risk: 40.76

Socially conscious investors use ESG scores to screen how an investment aligns with their worldview, and United States Steel Corporation's overall score of 40.76 (as at 10/01/2020) is pretty weak – landing it in it in the 87th percentile of companies rated in the same sector.

ESG scores are increasingly used to estimate the level of risk a company like United States Steel Corporation is exposed to within the areas of "environmental" (carbon footprint, resource use etc.), "social" (health and safety, human rights etc.), and "governance" (anti-corruption, tax transparency etc.).

United States Steel Corporation's environmental score

Environmental score: 21.31/100

United States Steel Corporation's environmental score of 21.31 puts it squarely in the 2nd percentile of companies rated in the same sector. This could suggest that United States Steel Corporation is a leader in its sector terms of its environmental impact, and exposed to a lower level of risk.

United States Steel Corporation's social score

Social score: 13.75/100

United States Steel Corporation's social score of 13.75 puts it squarely in the 2nd percentile of companies rated in the same sector. This could suggest that United States Steel Corporation is a leader in its sector when it comes to taking good care of its workforce and the communities it impacts.

United States Steel Corporation's governance score

Governance score: 9.21/100

United States Steel Corporation's governance score puts it squarely in the 2nd percentile of companies rated in the same sector. That could suggest that United States Steel Corporation is a leader in its sector when it comes to responsible management and strategy, and exposed to a lower level of risk.

United States Steel Corporation's controversy score

Controversy score: 3/5

ESG scores also evaluate any incidences of controversy that a company has been involved in. United States Steel Corporation scored a 3 out of 5 for controversy – a middle-of-the-table result reflecting that United States Steel Corporation hasn't always managed to keep its nose clean.

Environmental, social, and governance (ESG) summary

United States Steel Corporation was last rated for ESG on: 2020-10-01.

Total ESG score 40.76
Total ESG percentile 87.46
Environmental score 21.31
Environmental score percentile 2
Social score 13.75
Social score percentile 2
Governance score 9.21
Governance score percentile 2
Level of controversy 3

United States Steel Corporation share dividends

We're not expecting United States Steel Corporation to pay a dividend over the next 12 months.

United States Steel Corporation share price volatility

Over the last 12 months, United States Steel Corporation's shares have ranged in value from as little as $4.54 up to $14.52. A popular way to gauge a stock's volatility is its "beta".

X.US volatility(beta: 2.39)Avg. volatility(beta: 1.00)LowHigh

Beta is a measure of a share's volatility in relation to the market. The market (NYSE average) beta is 1, while United States Steel Corporation's is 2.3867. This would suggest that United States Steel Corporation's shares are significantly more volatile than the average for this exchange and represent a higher risk.

United States Steel Corporation overview

United States Steel Corporation produces and sells flat-rolled and tubular steel products primarily in North America and Europe. It operates through three segments: North American Flat-Rolled (Flat-Rolled), U. S. Steel Europe (USSE), and Tubular Products (Tubular). The Flat-Rolled segment offers slabs, strip mill plates, sheets and tin mill products, as well as all iron ore and coke. This segment serves customers in the service center, conversion, automotive, construction, container, and appliance and electrical markets. The USSE segment provides slabs, strip mill plate, sheet, tin mill products, and spiral welded pipes, as well as refractory ceramic materials. This segment serves customers in the construction, container, appliance and electrical, service center, conversion, oil, gas, and petrochemical markets. The Tubular segment offers seamless and electric resistance welded steel casing and tubing products; and standard and line pipe and mechanical tubing products primarily to customers in the oil, gas, and petrochemical markets. The company also provides railroad services and real estate operations. United States Steel Corporation was founded in 1901 and is headquartered in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.

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