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U.S. Steel Industry Analysis

UpdatedMay 28, 2022
DataAggregated Company Financials
Companies37
  • 7D12.7%
  • 3M10.8%
  • 1Y27.3%
  • YTD20.8%

Over the last 7 days, the Steel industry has risen 13%, driven by gains from Nucor of 15%. During this same period, the Huadi International Group underperformed, falling 16%. In the last 12 months, the industry was up 27%. As for the next few years, earnings are forecast to decline by 33% per annum.

Industry Valuation and Performance

Has the U.S. Steel Industry valuation changed over the past few years?

DateMarket CapRevenueEarningsPE
Sun, 29 May 2022US$125.2bUS$182.4bUS$30.6b5.6x
Tue, 26 Apr 2022US$133.8bUS$175.5bUS$28.5b6.1x
Thu, 24 Mar 2022US$132.4bUS$167.9bUS$25.9b6.2x
Sat, 19 Feb 2022US$107.7bUS$164.7bUS$24.8b5.9x
Mon, 17 Jan 2022US$105.8bUS$146.3bUS$18.3b6.5x
Wed, 15 Dec 2021US$101.8bUS$144.8bUS$17.9b6.7x
Fri, 12 Nov 2021US$107.5bUS$144.4bUS$17.7b6.8x
Sun, 10 Oct 2021US$96.4bUS$119.1bUS$8.8b10.2x
Tue, 07 Sep 2021US$108.8bUS$120.8bUS$9.2b9.8x
Thu, 05 Aug 2021US$102.8bUS$120.5bUS$9.2b10.4x
Sun, 09 May 2021US$89.1bUS$100.3bUS$2.5b14.7x
Wed, 10 Feb 2021US$61.2bUS$91.9b-US$133,444,844.1613.1x
Tue, 03 Nov 2020US$49.2bUS$90.5b-US$513,398,816.2016x
Fri, 07 Aug 2020US$41.7bUS$93.6b-US$453,751,203.9711.9x
Thu, 30 Apr 2020US$37.5bUS$101.8bUS$2.2b7.1x
Sun, 02 Feb 2020US$50.1bUS$105.4bUS$3.6b8.4x
Wed, 06 Nov 2019US$53.8bUS$110.1bUS$7.1b6.9x
Sat, 10 Aug 2019US$56.0bUS$114.2bUS$9.1b7.3x
Median PE Ratio

5.6x


Total Market Cap: US$49.8bTotal Earnings: US$9.9bTotal Revenue: US$110.4bTotal Market Cap vs Earnings and Revenue0%0%0%
U.S. Steel Industry Median PE3Y Average 9.7x202020212022
Current Industry PE
  • Investors are more pessimistic on the industry, indicating that they anticipate long-term growth rates will be lower than they have historically.
  • The industry is trading at a PE ratio of 5.6x which is lower than its 3-year average PE of 9.7x.
  • Given that earnings are expected to decline by 33%, the lower than average PE seems justified.
Past Earnings Growth
  • The earnings for companies in the Steel industry have grown 46% per year over the last three years.
  • Revenues for these companies have grown 18% per year.
  • This means that more sales are being generated by these companies overall, and subsequently their profits are increasing too.

Industry Comparison

How does U.S. Steel compare with similar industries?

US Market5.92%
Materials6.73%
Metals and Mining7.63%
Steel12.68%
Copper7.84%
Diversified Metals and Mining7.18%
Aluminum5.60%
Silver5.25%
Gold1.91%
Precious Metals and Minerals-1.06%
Industry PEThere is insufficient data on the sub-industries of this industry.
Forecasted GrowthThere is insufficient data on the sub-industries of this industry.

Top Stock Gainers and Losers

Which companies have driven the market over the last 7 days?

CompanyLast Price7D1YValuation
NUE NucorUS$137.7414.8%
+US$4.7b
34.3%PS4.6x
STLD Steel DynamicsUS$87.7915.7%
+US$2.2b
40.6%PS4.3x
RS Reliance Steel & AluminumUS$204.9714.9%
+US$1.6b
22.0%PS7.6x
CLF Cleveland-CliffsUS$24.5712.8%
+US$1.5b
22.1%PS3.6x
X United States SteelUS$26.5811.7%
+US$727.2m
2.5%PS1.4x
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