United States Steel Corp. (NYSE:X)

United States Steel manufactures and sells a variety of steel mill       products, coke and taconite pellets.  Primary steel operations are the Gary (Indiana) Works, the Fairfield (Alabama) Works near Birmingham, the Mon Valley Works ( which includes the Edgar Thomson steelmaking and Irvin finishing operations) on the Monongahela River near Pittsburgh, and U. S. Steel Kosice in the Slovak Republic.

United States Steel Corp. (NYSE:X)’s Financial Overview

United States Steel Corp. (NYSE:X) declined -3.14% yesterday to close its trading session at $31.16. The company has 1 year Price Target of $22.6. United States Steel Corp. has 52-Week high of $33.78 and 52-Week Low of $6.15. The stock touched its 52-Week High on Nov 25, 2016 and 52-Week Low on Jan 28, 2016. The stock traded with the volume of 25.77 Million shares yesterday. The firm shows the market capitalization of $5.37 Billion.

United States Steel Corp. (NYSE:X) reported its last quarterly earnings on Sep 16 where the firm reported its Actual EPS of $0.4/share against the analyst consensus estimate of $0.8/share. The difference between the actual and expected EPS is $-0.4 a share with a surprise factor of -50%.

The firm is trading with SMA20 of 21.45 Percent, SMA50 of 46.67 Percent and SMA200 of 70.41 percent. United States Steel Corp. has P/S value of 0.53 while its P/B value stands at 1.92. Similarly, the company has Return on Assets of -16.1 percent, Return on Equity of -66 percent and Return on Investment of -25.5 Percent. The company shows Gross Margin and Operating Margin of 3.5 percent and -6 percent respectively.

Many brokerage firms are involved in issuing their ratings on United States Steel Corp. (NYSE:X). On 29-Nov-16 Argus Downgrade United States Steel Corp. Stock  to Hold. Another firm also rated the stock on 21-Nov-16 where Rosenblatt Downgrade the stock to Neutral.

The Stock currently has Analyst’ mean Recommendation of 2.6 where the scale is from 1 to 5, 1 means Strong Buy and 5 means Sell.

The 15 analysts offering 12-month price forecasts for United States Steel Corp have a median target of 21.00, with a high estimate of 46.00 and a low estimate of 7.50. The median estimate represents a -32.61% decrease from the last price of 31.16.

Our vendor, Zacks Investment Research, hasn’t provided us with the upcoming earnings report date.

  1. C. Penney Company, Inc. (NYSE:JCP)

JCPenney is one of America’s leading retailers, operating department stores throughout the United States and Puerto Rico, as well as one of the largest apparel and home furnishing sites on the Internet, jcp.com, and the nation’s largest general merchandise catalog business. Through these integrated channels, JCPenney offers a wide array of national, private and exclusive brands.

  1. C. Penney Company, Inc. (NYSE:JCP)’s Financial Outlook

The 21 analysts offering 12-month price forecasts for J C Penney Company Inc have a median target of 11.00, with a high estimate of 18.00 and a low estimate of 7.00. The median estimate represents a +15.30% increase from the last price of 9.54.

Our vendor, Zacks Investment Research, hasn’t provided us with the upcoming earnings report date.

According to Zacks Investment Research, J. C. Penney Company, Inc. has a Consensus Recommendation of 2.53. (The Scale is from 1-5 where 1 means Strong Buy and 5 means Strong Sell).

The Stock gained 3.7% and closed its last trading session at $9.54. The company has the market capitalization of $2.94 Billion. The stock has 52-week high of $11.99 and 52-Week low of $6. The firm touched its 52-Week high on Mar 8, 2016 and 52-Week low on Jan 20, 2016. The company has volume of 25.05 Million shares. The company has a total of 307.73 Million shares outstanding.

  1. C. Penney Company, Inc. (NYSE:JCP) in the last quarter reported its actual EPS of $-0.05/share where the analyst estimated EPS was $-0.15/share. The difference between the actual and Estimated EPS is $0.1. This shows a surprise factor of 66.7 percent.

The company has YTD performance of 43.24 percent. Beta for J. C. Penney Company, Inc. stands at 0.85 while its ATR (average true range) is 0.41. The company has Weekly Volatility of 4.58%% and Monthly Volatility of 4.66%%.

  1. C. Penney Company, Inc. has distance from 20-day Simple Moving Average (SMA20) of 6.5%, Distance from 50-Day Simple Moving Average of 5.66 percent and Distance from 200-Day Simple Moving Average of 2.88%.

The Company currently has ROA (Return on Assets) of -3.5 percent, Return on Equity (ROE) of -25 Percent and Return on Investment (ROI) of -1.8% with Gross margin of 36 percent and Operating & Profit margin of 0.6% and -2.6% respectively.

 

SHARE