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Executive Summary

United States Steel Corporation produces and sells flat-rolled and tubular steel products primarily in North America and Europe. More Details


Snowflake Analysis

Reasonable growth potential and fair value.


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Share Price & News

How has United States Steel's share price performed over time and what events caused price changes?


Latest Share Price and Events

Stable Share Price: X is not significantly more volatile than the rest of US stocks over the past 3 months, typically moving +/- 12% a week.

Volatility Over Time: X's weekly volatility (12%) has been stable over the past year.


Market Performance


7 Day Return

-7.2%

X

-5.6%

US Metals and Mining

-4.6%

US Market


1 Year Return

107.1%

X

71.8%

US Metals and Mining

38.5%

US Market

Return vs Industry: X exceeded the US Metals and Mining industry which returned 74.5% over the past year.

Return vs Market: X exceeded the US Market which returned 38.9% over the past year.


Shareholder returns

XIndustryMarket
7 Day-7.2%-5.6%-4.6%
30 Day-9.6%8.5%0.6%
90 Day14.2%14.3%1.9%
1 Year108.0%107.1%76.0%71.8%41.5%38.5%
3 Year-62.5%-63.4%28.4%19.6%56.7%46.7%
5 Year33.1%28.0%137.1%115.4%123.5%98.6%

Long-Term Price Volatility Vs. Market

How volatile is United States Steel's share price compared to the market and industry in the last 5 years?


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Valuation

Is United States Steel undervalued compared to its fair value and its price relative to the market?

29.0%

Undervalued compared to fair value


Share Price vs. Fair Value

Below Fair Value: X ($16.61) is trading below our estimate of fair value ($23.4)

Significantly Below Fair Value: X is trading below fair value by more than 20%.


Price To Earnings Ratio

PE vs Industry: X is unprofitable, so we can't compare its PE Ratio to the US Metals and Mining industry average.

PE vs Market: X is unprofitable, so we can't compare its PE Ratio to the US market.


Price to Earnings Growth Ratio

PEG Ratio: Insufficient data to calculate X's PEG Ratio to determine if it is good value.


Price to Book Ratio

PB vs Industry: X is good value based on its PB Ratio (1x) compared to the US Metals and Mining industry average (2.3x).


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Future Growth

How is United States Steel forecast to perform in the next 1 to 3 years based on estimates from 9 analysts?

93.9%

Forecasted annual earnings growth


Earnings and Revenue Growth Forecasts


Analyst Future Growth Forecasts

Earnings vs Savings Rate: X is forecast to become profitable over the next 3 years, which is considered faster growth than the savings rate (2%).

Earnings vs Market: X is forecast to become profitable over the next 3 years, which is considered above average market growth.

High Growth Earnings: X's is expected to become profitable in the next 3 years.

Revenue vs Market: X's revenue (11.4% per year) is forecast to grow faster than the US market (10.4% per year).

High Growth Revenue: X's revenue (11.4% per year) is forecast to grow slower than 20% per year.


Earnings per Share Growth Forecasts


Future Return on Equity

Future ROE: X's Return on Equity is forecast to be low in 3 years time (4%).


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Past Performance

How has United States Steel performed over the past 5 years?

10.5%

Historical annual earnings growth


Earnings and Revenue History

Quality Earnings: X is currently unprofitable.

Growing Profit Margin: X is currently unprofitable.


Past Earnings Growth Analysis

Earnings Trend: X is unprofitable, but has reduced losses over the past 5 years at a rate of 10.5% per year.

Accelerating Growth: Unable to compare X's earnings growth over the past year to its 5-year average as it is currently unprofitable

Earnings vs Industry: X is unprofitable, making it difficult to compare its past year earnings growth to the Metals and Mining industry (-2.3%).


Return on Equity

High ROE: X has a negative Return on Equity (-30.03%), as it is currently unprofitable.


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Financial Health

How is United States Steel's financial position?


Financial Position Analysis

Short Term Liabilities: X's short term assets ($4.4B) exceed its short term liabilities ($2.7B).

Long Term Liabilities: X's short term assets ($4.4B) do not cover its long term liabilities ($5.5B).


Debt to Equity History and Analysis

Debt Level: X's debt to equity ratio (123.9%) is considered high.

Reducing Debt: X's debt to equity ratio has reduced from 129.3% to 123.9% over the past 5 years.


Balance Sheet


Cash Runway Analysis

For companies that have on average been loss making in the past we assess whether they have at least 1 year of cash runway.

Stable Cash Runway: X has sufficient cash runway for more than 3 years based on its current free cash flow.

Forecast Cash Runway: Insufficient data to determine if X has enough cash runway if its free cash flow continues to grow or shrink based on historical rates.


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Dividend

What is United States Steel current dividend yield, its reliability and sustainability?

0.24%

Current Dividend Yield


Dividend Yield vs Market

Notable Dividend: X's dividend (0.24%) isn’t notable compared to the bottom 25% of dividend payers in the US market (1.35%).

High Dividend: X's dividend (0.24%) is low compared to the top 25% of dividend payers in the US market (3.72%).


Stability and Growth of Payments

Stable Dividend: X is not paying a notable dividend for the US market, therefore no need to check if payments are stable.

Growing Dividend: X is not paying a notable dividend for the US market, therefore no need to check if payments are increasing.


Current Payout to Shareholders

Dividend Coverage: X is not paying a notable dividend for the US market.


Future Payout to Shareholders

Future Dividend Coverage: No need to calculate the sustainability of X's dividend in 3 years as they are not forecast to pay a notable one for the US market.


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Management

How experienced are the management team and are they aligned to shareholders interests?

3.3yrs

Average management tenure


CEO

Dave Burritt (65 yo)

3.75yrs

Tenure

US$13,318,357

Compensation

Mr. David Boyd Burritt, also known as Dave, has been the Chief Executive Officer of United States Steel Corporation since May 8, 2017 and its President since February 28, 2017 and served as its Chief Opera...


CEO Compensation Analysis

Compensation vs Market: Dave's total compensation ($USD13.32M) is above average for companies of similar size in the US market ($USD4.97M).

Compensation vs Earnings: Dave's compensation has increased whilst the company is unprofitable.


Leadership Team

NamePositionTenureCompensationOwnership
David Burritt
President3.75yrsUS$13.32m0.10%
$ 4.8m
Christine Breves
Senior VP & CFO1.25yrsUS$2.57m0.059%
$ 2.8m
Duane Holloway
Senior VP2.83yrsUS$2.97m0.0052%
$ 243.9k
James Bruno
Senior Vice President of European Solutions & President of U. S. Steel Košice6.17yrsUS$2.86m0.019%
$ 906.8k
Manpreet Grewal
VP, Controller & Chief Accounting Officer0.92yrno data0.000090%
$ 4.3k
Steve Bugajski
Chief Information Officer1.75yrsno datano data
Kevin Lewis
General Vice President of Investor Relations and Corporate FP&Ano datano datano data
Meghan Cox
Manager of Corporate Communicationsno datano datano data
John Ambler
Vice President of Corporate Communicationsno datano datano data
A. Melnkovic
Senior VP & Chief Human Resources Officer3.67yrsno data0.027%
$ 1.3m
Thomas Kelly
Managing Director of Balkanno datano datano data
Malisa Sommers
Managing Director of Manufacturing Excellence10yrsno datano data

3.3yrs

Average Tenure

58yo

Average Age

Experienced Management: X's management team is considered experienced (3.3 years average tenure).


Board Members

NamePositionTenureCompensationOwnership
David Burritt
President3.75yrsUS$13.32m0.10%
$ 4.8m
John Faraci
Independent Director1.83yrsUS$188.54k0.00074%
$ 35.0k
John Engel
Independent Director9.83yrsUS$265.00k0.00074%
$ 35.0k
Murry Gerber
Independent Director8.58yrsUS$285.00k0.051%
$ 2.4m
Dan Dinges
Independent Director10.83yrsUS$285.00k0.00074%
$ 35.0k
David Sutherland
Independent Chairman of the Board7.08yrsUS$365.00k0.0045%
$ 212.7k
Patricia Dennis
Independent Director6.08yrsUS$265.00k0.00037%
$ 17.5k
Stephen Girsky
Independent Director4.83yrsUS$265.00k0.0031%
$ 144.2k
Michael McGarry
Director1.58yrsUS$123.49k0.00093%
$ 44.0k
Eugene Sperling
Independent Director3.58yrsUS$265.00k0.00074%
$ 35.0k
Paul Mascarenas
Independent Director4.92yrsUS$265.00kno data
Patricia Tracey
Independent Director13.83yrsUS$285.00k0.00062%
$ 29.3k

5.5yrs

Average Tenure

65.5yo

Average Age

Experienced Board: X's board of directors are considered experienced (5.5 years average tenure).


Ownership

Who are the major shareholders and have insiders been buying or selling?


Insider Trading Volume

Insider Buying: X insiders have bought more shares than they have sold in the past 3 months.


Recent Insider Transactions

Ownership Breakdown

Dilution of Shares: Shareholders have been substantially diluted in the past year, with total shares outstanding growing by 58.1%.


Top Shareholders

Company Information

United States Steel Corporation's company bio, employee growth, exchange listings and data sources


Key Information

  • Name: United States Steel Corporation
  • Ticker: X
  • Exchange: NYSE
  • Founded: 1901
  • Industry: Steel
  • Sector: Materials
  • Market Cap: US$4.728b
  • Shares outstanding: 268.77m
  • Website: https://www.ussteel.com

Number of Employees


Location

  • United States Steel Corporation
  • 600 Grant Street
  • Pittsburgh
  • Pennsylvania
  • 15219-2800
  • United States

Listings

TickerExchangePrimary SecuritySecurity TypeCountryCurrencyListed on
XNYSE (New York Stock Exchange)YesCommon StockUSUSDApr 1991
USX1DB (Deutsche Boerse AG)YesCommon StockDEEURApr 1991
X *BMV (Bolsa Mexicana de Valores)YesCommon StockMXMXNApr 1991
USX1XTRA (XETRA Trading Platform)YesCommon StockDEEURApr 1991
XSNSE (Santiago Stock Exchange)YesCommon StockCLUSDApr 1991
0LJ9LSE (London Stock Exchange)YesCommon StockGBUSDApr 1991
XBASE (Buenos Aires Stock Exchange)CEDEAR EACH REP 1/3 ORDARARSFeb 2011
USSX34BOVESPA (Bolsa de Valores de Sao Paulo)BDR EA REPR 1 COM SHS USD1BRBRLAug 2012

Biography

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)...


Company Analysis and Financial Data Status

All financial data provided by Standard & Poor's Capital IQ.
DataLast Updated (UTC time)
Company Analysis2021/02/26 23:09
End of Day Share Price2021/02/26 00:00
Earnings2020/12/31
Annual Earnings2020/12/31


Unless specified all financial data is based on a yearly period but updated quarterly. This is known as Trailing Twelve Month (TTM) or Last Twelve Month (LTM) Data. Learn more here.