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How to buy United States Steel Corporation (X) stocks in Canada

Learn how to easily invest in United States Steel Corporation stocks.

United States Steel Corporation is a steel business based in the US. United States Steel Corporation stocks (X.US) are listed on the NYSE and all prices are listed in US Dollars. Its last market close was $26.94 – a decrease of 0.95% over the previous week. United States Steel Corporation employs 24,540 staff and has a trailing 12-month revenue of around $21.8 billion.

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United States Steel Corporation stock price (NYSE:X)

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United States Steel Corporation shares at a glance

Information last updated 2022-05-19.
Latest market close$23.99
52-week range$17.91 - $39.18
50-day moving average $32.83
200-day moving average $26.44
Wall St. target price$38.67
PE ratio 1.4074
Dividend yield $0.12 (0.83%)
Earnings per share (TTM) $17.23

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United States Steel Corporation price performance over time

Historical closes compared with the close of $23.99 from 2022-05-18

1 week (2022-05-13) -1.68%
1 month (2022-04-18) -35.44%
3 months (2022-02-17) -0.91%
6 months (2021-11-19) -2.16%
1 year (2021-05-20) -0.21%
2 years (2020-05-19) 213.19%
3 years (2019-05-17) 64.43%
5 years (2017-05-19) 22.46%

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 1x. In other words, United States Steel Corporation shares trade at around 1x 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 $6.2 billion.

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 $21.8 billion
Operating margin TTM 24.81%
Gross profit TTM $5.8 billion
Return on assets TTM 19.97%
Return on equity TTM 68.43%
Profit margin 22.73%
Book value $37.20
Market capitalisation $6.6 billion

TTM: trailing 12 months

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 01/01/2019) 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.

United States Steel Corporation share dividends

1%

Dividend payout ratio: 1.04% of net profits

Recently United States Steel Corporation has paid out, on average, around 1.04% of net profits as dividends. That has enabled analysts to estimate a "forward annual dividend yield" of 0.83% of the current stock value. This means that over a year, based on recent payouts (which are sadly no guarantee of future payouts), United States Steel Corporation shareholders could enjoy a 0.83% return on their shares, in the form of dividend payments. In United States Steel Corporation's case, that would currently equate to about $0.12 per share.

While United States Steel Corporation's payout ratio might seem low, this can signify that United States Steel Corporation is investing more in its future growth.

United States Steel Corporation's most recent dividend payout was on 8 June 2022. The latest dividend was paid out to all shareholders who bought their shares by 6 May 2022 (the "ex-dividend date").

Have United States Steel Corporation's shares ever split?

United States Steel Corporation's shares were split on a 2:1 basis on 13 May 2005. So if you had owned 1 share the day before before the split, the next day you'd have owned 2 shares. This wouldn't directly have changed the overall worth of your United States Steel Corporation shares – just the quantity. However, indirectly, the new 50% lower share price could have impacted the market appetite for United States Steel Corporation shares which in turn could have impacted United States Steel Corporation's share price.

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 $17.907 up to $39.1795. A popular way to gauge a stock's volatility is its "beta".

X.US volatility(beta: 2)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 2.0027. 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 four segments: North American Flat-Rolled (Flat-Rolled), Mini Mill, 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 iron ore and coke. This segment serves customers in the service center, conversion, transportation, automotive, construction, container, appliance, and electrical markets. The Mini Mill segment provides hot-rolled, cold-rolled, and coated sheets and electrical products.

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