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GuruFocus Financial Strength Rank measures how strong a company’s financial situation is. It is based on these factors

1. The debt burden that the company has as measured by its Interest coverage (current year).
2. Debt to revenue ratio. The lower, the better
3. Altman Z-score.

A company ranks high with financial strength is likely to withstand any business slowdowns and recessions.

Financial Strength : 6/10

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industry
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history
Cash to Debt 0.41
X's Cash to Debt is ranked higher than
79% of the 549 Companies
in the Global Steel industry.

( Industry Median: 0.25 vs. X: 0.41 )
X' s 10-Year Cash to Debt Range
Min: 0.01   Max: 1.6
Current: 0.41

0.01
1.6
Equity to Asset 0.26
X's Equity to Asset is ranked lower than
54% of the 533 Companies
in the Global Steel industry.

( Industry Median: 0.47 vs. X: 0.26 )
X' s 10-Year Equity to Asset Range
Min: 0.14   Max: 0.43
Current: 0.26

0.14
0.43
F-Score: 5
Z-Score: 1.62
M-Score: -3.85
GuruFocus Profitability Rank ranks how profitable a company is and how likely the company’s business will stay that way. It is based on these factors:

1. Operating Margin
2. Trend of the Operating Margin (5-year average). The company with an uptrend profit margin has a higher rank.
••3. Consistency of the profitability
4. Piotroski F-Score
5. Predictability Rank•

The maximum rank is 10. A rank of 7 or higher means a higher profitability and may stay that way. A rank of 3 or lower indicates that the company has had trouble to make a profit.

Profitability Rank is not directly related to the Financial Strength Rank. But if a company is consistently profitable, its financial strength will be stronger.

Profitability & Growth : 6/10

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industry
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history
Operating margin (%) -10.29
X's Operating margin (%) is ranked lower than
59% of the 541 Companies
in the Global Steel industry.

( Industry Median: 2.97 vs. X: -10.29 )
X' s 10-Year Operating margin (%) Range
Min: -15.24   Max: 12.92
Current: -10.29

-15.24
12.92
Net-margin (%) -8.62
X's Net-margin (%) is ranked lower than
57% of the 541 Companies
in the Global Steel industry.

( Industry Median: 1.89 vs. X: -8.62 )
X' s 10-Year Net-margin (%) Range
Min: -12.68   Max: 8.89
Current: -8.62

-12.68
8.89
ROE (%) -47.79
X's ROE (%) is ranked lower than
60% of the 547 Companies
in the Global Steel industry.

( Industry Median: 3.48 vs. X: -47.79 )
X' s 10-Year ROE (%) Range
Min: -49   Max: 43.93
Current: -47.79

-49
43.93
ROA (%) -10.96
X's ROA (%) is ranked lower than
59% of the 552 Companies
in the Global Steel industry.

( Industry Median: 1.73 vs. X: -10.96 )
X' s 10-Year ROA (%) Range
Min: -11.79   Max: 13.47
Current: -10.96

-11.79
13.47
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) -22.43
X's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) is ranked lower than
60% of the 552 Companies
in the Global Steel industry.

( Industry Median: 4.68 vs. X: -22.43 )
X' s 10-Year ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) Range
Min: -22.57   Max: 38.3
Current: -22.43

-22.57
38.3
Revenue Growth (%) -0.10
X's Revenue Growth (%) is ranked higher than
67% of the 471 Companies
in the Global Steel industry.

( Industry Median: 1.00 vs. X: -0.10 )
X' s 10-Year Revenue Growth (%) Range
Min: -13.7   Max: 22.4
Current: -0.1

-13.7
22.4
EPS Growth (%) 51.00
X's EPS Growth (%) is ranked higher than
96% of the 349 Companies
in the Global Steel industry.

( Industry Median: -9.30 vs. X: 51.00 )
X' s 10-Year EPS Growth (%) Range
Min: -56.5   Max: 148.2
Current: 51

-56.5
148.2
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Guru Trades

Q3 2013

X Guru Trades in Q3 2013

Steven Cohen 40,279 sh (+195.76%)
Pioneer Investments 42,700 sh (unchged)
HOTCHKIS & WILEY 75,000 sh (unchged)
Chris Davis 98,530 sh (-16.09%)
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Q4 2013

X Guru Trades in Q4 2013

Caxton Associates 54,426 sh (New)
John Keeley 40,000 sh (New)
Paul Tudor Jones 40,000 sh (New)
Louis Moore Bacon 20,000 sh (New)
Pioneer Investments 42,700 sh (unchged)
John Burbank 500,000 sh (unchged)
HOTCHKIS & WILEY 75,000 sh (unchged)
Paul Tudor Jones 9,187 sh (unchged)
John Burbank 300,000 sh (unchged)
Chris Davis Sold Out
Steven Cohen 10,947 sh (-72.82%)
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Q1 2014

X Guru Trades in Q1 2014

Pioneer Investments 42,700 sh (unchged)
Louis Moore Bacon Sold Out
Steven Cohen Sold Out
Caxton Associates Sold Out
John Keeley Sold Out
Paul Tudor Jones 12,600 sh (-68.5%)
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Q2 2014

X Guru Trades in Q2 2014

Joel Greenblatt 517,017 sh (New)
Pioneer Investments 48,991 sh (+14.73%)
Steven Cohen 300,000 sh (unchged)
Paul Tudor Jones 60,000 sh (unchged)
Paul Tudor Jones 8,400 sh (-33.33%)
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Insider Trades

Latest Guru Trades with X

(List those with share number changes of more than 20%, or impact to portfolio more than 0.1%)

GuruDate Trades Impact to Portfolio Price Range * (?) Current Price Change from Average Current Shares
Joel Greenblatt 2014-06-30 New Buy0.17%$22.73 - $28.64 $ 36.9244%517017
John Keeley 2014-03-31 Sold Out 0.02%$23.7 - $30.28 $ 36.9240%0
John Keeley 2013-12-31 New Buy0.02%$20.94 - $30.09 $ 36.9243%40000
Chris Davis 2013-12-31 Sold Out 0.01%$20.94 - $30.09 $ 36.9243%0
Chris Davis 2013-06-30 Reduce -65.26%0.01%$16.18 - $19.26 $ 36.92109%117430
George Soros 2013-03-31 Sold Out 0.04%$19.45 - $25.89 $ 36.9265%0
Chris Davis 2013-03-31 Add 28.41%$19.45 - $25.89 $ 36.9265%338030
George Soros 2012-12-31 New Buy0.04%$18.88 - $24.62 $ 36.9269%124200
Chris Davis 2012-12-31 Add 63.16%0.01%$18.88 - $24.62 $ 36.9269%263240
John Burbank 2012-12-31 Sold Out 0.01%$18.88 - $24.62 $ 36.9269%0
John Burbank 2012-09-30 New Buy0.01%$17.9 - $23.42 $ 36.9279%12086
Chris Davis 2012-06-30 Add 36.34%$18.07 - $29.86 $ 36.9254%156140
John Burbank 2012-03-31 Sold Out 1.8%$25.25 - $32.25 $ 36.9237%0
George Soros 2012-03-31 Sold Out 0.31%$25.25 - $32.25 $ 36.9237%0
George Soros 2011-12-31 New Buy0.31%$20.19 - $28.51 $ 36.9248%265900
Chris Davis 2011-12-31 Add 37.56%$20.19 - $28.51 $ 36.9248%113900
Chris Davis 2011-09-30 New Buy$21.99 - $46.85 $ 36.9211%82800
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Ratios

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industry
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history
P/B 1.52
X's P/B is ranked higher than
51% of the 582 Companies
in the Global Steel industry.

( Industry Median: 0.84 vs. X: 1.52 )
X' s 10-Year P/B Range
Min: 0.47   Max: 4.38
Current: 1.52

0.47
4.38
P/S 0.32
X's P/S is ranked higher than
79% of the 582 Companies
in the Global Steel industry.

( Industry Median: 0.46 vs. X: 0.32 )
X' s 10-Year P/S Range
Min: 0.1   Max: 1.17
Current: 0.32

0.1
1.17
PFCF 5.91
X's PFCF is ranked higher than
90% of the 582 Companies
in the Global Steel industry.

( Industry Median: 9999.00 vs. X: 5.91 )
X' s 10-Year PFCF Range
Min: 2.73   Max: 56
Current: 5.91

2.73
56
EV-to-EBIT -4.23
X's EV-to-EBIT is ranked lower than
53% of the 579 Companies
in the Global Steel industry.

( Industry Median: 28.94 vs. X: -4.23 )
X' s 10-Year EV-to-EBIT Range
Min: -269.6   Max: 73.7
Current: -4.23

-269.6
73.7
Current Ratio 1.85
X's Current Ratio is ranked higher than
76% of the 547 Companies
in the Global Steel industry.

( Industry Median: 1.52 vs. X: 1.85 )
X' s 10-Year Current Ratio Range
Min: 0.95   Max: 2.54
Current: 1.85

0.95
2.54
Quick Ratio 1.19
X's Quick Ratio is ranked higher than
76% of the 547 Companies
in the Global Steel industry.

( Industry Median: 0.89 vs. X: 1.19 )
X' s 10-Year Quick Ratio Range
Min: 0.49   Max: 1.71
Current: 1.19

0.49
1.71

Dividend & Buy Back

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industry
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history
Dividend Yield 0.54
X's Dividend Yield is ranked higher than
82% of the 417 Companies
in the Global Steel industry.

( Industry Median: 1.87 vs. X: 0.54 )
X' s 10-Year Dividend Yield Range
Min: 0.3   Max: 6.5
Current: 0.54

0.3
6.5
Yield on cost (5-Year) 0.22
X's Yield on cost (5-Year) is ranked higher than
50% of the 429 Companies
in the Global Steel industry.

( Industry Median: 1.90 vs. X: 0.22 )
X' s 10-Year Yield on cost (5-Year) Range
Min: 0.13   Max: 2.88
Current: 0.22

0.13
2.88
Share Buyback Rate -0.20
X's Share Buyback Rate is ranked higher than
77% of the 302 Companies
in the Global Steel industry.

( Industry Median: -1.00 vs. X: -0.20 )
X' s 10-Year Share Buyback Rate Range
Min: 5.1   Max: -10.3
Current: -0.2

Valuation & Return

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industry
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history
Price/Tangible Book 1.65
X's Price/Tangible Book is ranked lower than
52% of the 582 Companies
in the Global Steel industry.

( Industry Median: 1.10 vs. X: 1.65 )
X' s 10-Year Price/Tangible Book Range
Min: 0.43   Max: 9.35
Current: 1.65

0.43
9.35
Price/DCF (Projected) 2.30
X's Price/DCF (Projected) is ranked higher than
67% of the 582 Companies
in the Global Steel industry.

( Industry Median: 17.30 vs. X: 2.30 )
X' s 10-Year Price/DCF (Projected) Range
Min: 0.19   Max: 94.74
Current: 2.3

0.19
94.74
Price/Median PS Value 0.85
X's Price/Median PS Value is ranked higher than
79% of the 582 Companies
in the Global Steel industry.

( Industry Median: 1.00 vs. X: 0.85 )
X' s 10-Year Price/Median PS Value Range
Min: 0.31   Max: 2.84
Current: 0.85

0.31
2.84
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) -23.60
X's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) is ranked lower than
94% of the 437 Companies
in the Global Steel industry.

( Industry Median: 6.00 vs. X: -23.60 )
X' s 10-Year Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) Range
Min: 1.4   Max: 63
Current: -23.6

1.4
63
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) -5.69
X's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) is ranked higher than
63% of the 388 Companies
in the Global Steel industry.

( Industry Median: 2.73 vs. X: -5.69 )
X' s 10-Year Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) Range
Min: -10.5   Max: 70
Current: -5.69

-10.5
70

Business Description

Industry: Steel » Steel
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Traded in other countries:USX1.Germany, X.Mexico, X.Argentina
United States Steel Corporation was incorporated in the State of Delaware. The Company is an integrated steel producer of flat-rolled and tubular products with major production operations in North America and Europe. It is also engaged in other business activities, most of which are related to steelmaking operations, including the production of coke and iron ore pellets, and transportation services (railroad and barge operations), real estate operations, and engineering consulting services. It has three reportable operating segments: Flat-rolled Products (Flat-rolled), U. S. Steel Europe (USSE) and Tubular Products (Tubular). The Flat-rolled segment includes the operating results of the Company's North American integrated steel mills and equity investees involved in the production of slabs, rounds, strip mill plates, sheets and tin mill products, as well as all iron ore and coke production facilities in the United States and Canada. The steel rounds and a portion of the hot-rolled sheets produced by Flat-rolled are supplied to the Tubular segment. These operations mainly serve North American customers in the service center, conversion, transportation (including automotive), construction, container, and appliance and electrical markets. The USSE segment includes the operating results of U. S. Steel Kosice (USSK), the Company's integrated steel mill and coke production facilities in Slovakia; U. S. Steel Serbia (USSS), the Company's integrated steel mill and other facilities in Serbia; and equity investees located in Europe. USSE mainly serves customers in the European construction, service center, conversion, container, transportation (including automotive), appliance and electrical, and oil, gas and petrochemical markets. USSE produces and sells slabs, sheet, strip mill plate, tin mill products and spiral welded pipe, as well as heating radiators and refractory ceramic materials. The Tubular segment includes the operating results of the Company's tubular production facilities, mainly in the United States, and equity investees in the United States and Brazil. These operations produce and sell seamless and electric resistance welded (ERW) steel casing and tubing (commonly known as oil country tubular goods or OCTG), standard and line pipe and mechanical tubing and mainly serve customers in the oil, gas and petrochemical markets. Iron ore and coke are used as primary raw materials for steel production. The Company competes with many North American and international steel producers. Competitors include integrated producers which, like U. S. Steel, use iron ore and coke as primary raw materials for steel production, and electric arc furnace (EAF) producers, which mainly use steel scrap and other iron-bearing feedstocks as raw materials. The Company's businesses are subject to numerous federal, state and local laws and regulations relating to the storage, handling, emission and discharge of environmentally sensitive materials.
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