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United States Steel Corporation (NYSE: X) Down -17.68% This Year: What To Expect Next

The trading price of United States Steel Corporation (NYSE:X) floating lower at last check on Wednesday, June 22, closing at $19.34, -1.33% lower than its previous close.

Traders who pay close attention to intraday price movement should know that it has been fluctuating between $19.53 and $20.74. The company’s P/E ratio in the trailing 12-month period was 1.14, while its 5Y monthly beta was 2.02. In examining the 52-week price action we see that the stock hit a 52-week high of $39.25 and a 52-week low of $17.98. Over the past month, the stock has lost -19.18% in value.

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United States Steel Corporation, whose market valuation is $5.03 billion at the time of this writing, is expected to release its quarterly earnings report Jul 27, 2022 – Aug 01, 2022. The dividend yield on the company stock is 1.02%, while its Forward Dividend ratio is 0.20. Investors’ optimism about the company’s current quarter earnings report is understandable. Analysts have predicted the quarterly earnings per share to grow by $3.13 per share this quarter, however they have predicted annual earnings per share of $10.52 for 2022 and $3.4 for 2023. It means analysts are expecting annual earnings per share growth of -22.00% this year and -67.70% next year.

Analysts have forecast the company to bring in revenue of $5.66 billion for the current quarter, with the likely lows of $5.39 billion and highs of $5.89 billion. The average estimate suggests sales will likely up by 22.30% this quarter compared to what was recorded in the comparable quarter last year. From the analysts’ viewpoint, the consensus estimate for the company’s annual revenue in 2022 is $21.16 billion. The company’s revenue is forecast to grow by 4.40% over what it did in 2022.

A company’s earnings reviews provide a brief indication of a stock’s direction in the short term, where in the case of United States Steel Corporation 1 upward and no downward comments were posted in the last 7 days. On the technical side, indicators suggest X has a 100% Sell on average for the short term. According to the data of the stock’s medium term indicators, the stock is currently averaging as a Hold, while an average of long term indicators suggests that the stock is currently 50% Sell.

Here is the average analyst rating on the stock as represented by 1.00 to 5.00, with the extremes of 1.00 and 5.00 suggesting the stock should be considered as either strong buy or strong sell respectively. The number of analysts that have assigned X a recommendation rating is 13. Out of them, 5 rate it a Hold, while 4 recommend Buy, whereas 1 assign an Overweight rating. 0 analyst(s) have tagged United States Steel Corporation (X) as Underweight, while 3 advise Sell. Analysts have rated the stock Hold, likely urging investors to take advantage of the opportunity to add to their holdings of the company’s shares.

If we dig deeper into the stock’s outlook, we see that the stock’s PEG is 0.14, which symbolizes a positive outlook. A quick review shows that X’s price is currently -17.15% off the SMA20 and -29.84% off the SMA50. The RSI metric on the 14-day chart is currently showing 27.09, and weekly volatility stands at 5.46%. When measured over the past 30 days, the indicator reaches 5.16%. United States Steel Corporation (NYSE:X)’s beta value is currently sitting at 2.01, while the Average True Range indicator is currently displaying 1.29.

To see how United States Steel Corporation stock has been performing today in comparison to its peers in the industry, here are the numbers: X stock’s performance was -1.33% at last check in today’s session, and -15.92% in the past year, while Nucor Corporation (NUE) has been trading -4.06% in recent session and positioned 17.11% higher than it was a year ago. United States Steel Corporation has a P/E ratio of 1.14. Also during today’s trading, the S&P 500 Index has surged 0.54%, while the Dow Jones Industrial also saw a positive session, up 0.30% today.

An evaluation of the daily trading volume of United States Steel Corporation (NYSE:X) indicates that the 3-month average is 13.71 million. However, this figure has increased over the past 10 days to an average of 16.07 million.

Currently, records show that 261.45 million of the company’s shares remain outstanding. The insiders hold 1.00% of outstanding shares, whereas institutions hold 77.30%. The stats also highlight that short interest as of May 30, 2022, stood at 28.59 million shares, resulting in a short ratio of 2.14 at that time. From this, we can conclude that short interest is 10.97% of the company’s total outstanding shares. It is noteworthy that short shares in May were down slightly from the previous month’s figure, which was 30.58 million. However, since the stock’s price has seen -17.68% year-to-date, investors’ interest is likely to be reignited due to its potential to move even lower.

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