United States Steel Corporation (NYSE: X) went down by -1.33% from its latest closing price when compared to the 1-year high value of $39.23, while X stocks collected -5.95% of loss with the last five trading sessions.
United States Steel Corporation (NYSE: X) Worth an Investment?
United States Steel Corporation (NYSE: X) scored price to earnings ratio above its average ratio, recording 2.30 times of increase in earnings at the present.
X Market Performance
X stocks went down by -5.95% for the week, with the monthly drop of -11.34% and a quarterly performance of -34.39%, while its annual performance rate touched -58.56%. The simple moving average for the period of the last 20 days is -5.81% for X stocks with the simple moving average of -37.46% for the last 200 days.
Analysts’ Opinion on United States Steel Corporation (NYSE: X)
Many brokerage firms have already submitted their reports for X stocks, with UBS repeating the rating for X shares by setting it to “Sell”. The predicted price for X socks in the upcoming period according to UBS is $10 based on the research report published on May 8, 2019.
BofA/Merrill, on the other hand, stated in their research note that they expect to see X stock at the price of $12, previously predicting the value of $18. The rating they have provided for X stocks is “Underperform” according to the report published on May 3, 2019.
BofA/Merrill gave “ Underperform” rating to X stocks, setting the target price at $18 in the report published on April 11, 2019.
X Stocks -16.74% Far from 50 Day Moving Average
After a stumble in the market that brought X to its low price for the period of the last 52 weeks, United States Steel Corporation was unable to take a rebound, for now settling with -62.12% of loss for the given period.
The stock volatility was left at 4.20%, however, within the period of a single month, the volatility rate increased by 3.73%, while the shares sank at the distance of -10.80% for the moving average in the last 20 days. In oppose to the moving average for the last 50 days, trading by -27.79% lower at the present time.
In the course of the last 5 trading sessions, X went down by -5.95%, which changed the moving average for the period of 200 days to the total of -59.63% of losses for the stock in comparison to the 20-day moving average settled at $15.69. In addition, United States Steel Corporation saw -18.53% in overturn over the period of a single year with a tendency to cut further losses.
X Stock Insider Trading
Reports are indicating that there were more than several insider trading activities at United States Steel Corporation (X), starting from Girsky Stephen J, who bought 1,000 shares at the price of $16.18 back on May 07. After this action, Rushing now owns 37,887 shares of United States Steel Corporation, valued at $16,177 with the latest closing price.
Bradley Kevin, the EVP & Chief Financial Officer of United States Steel Corporation, bought 10,000 shares at the value of $22.79 during a trade that took place back on Feb 15, which means that Bradley Kevin is holding 122,830 shares at the value of $227,900 based on the most recent closing price.
X Stock Fundamentals
The current profitability levels are settled at +7.31 for the present operating margin and +9.68 for gross margin. The net margin for United States Steel Corporation stands at +7.86. Total capital return value is set at 16.47, while invested capital returns managed to touch 17.79. Equity return holds the value 28.80%, with 10.80% for asset returns.
Based on United States Steel Corporation (X), the company’s capital structure generated 56.66 points for debt to equity in total, while total debt to capital is set at the value of 36.17. Total debt to assets is settled at the value of 21.68 with long-term debt to equity ratio rests at 55.12 and long-term debt to capital is 35.18.
EBITDA value lies at +254.00 M with total debt to EBITDA carrying the value of 1.53. The value for Enterprise to Sales is 0.28 with debt to enterprise value settled at 0.51. The receivables turnover for United States Steel Corporation is 9.34 with the total asset turnover at the value of 1.36. The liquidity ratio also appears to be rather interesting for investors as it stands at 1.51.