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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
vs
history
Cash to Debt 0.36
X's Cash to Debt is ranked higher than
77% of the 589 Companies
in the Global Steel industry.

( Industry Median: 0.25 vs. X: 0.36 )
X' s 10-Year Cash to Debt Range
Min: 0.01   Max: 1.6
Current: 0.36

0.01
1.6
Equity to Asset 0.33
X's Equity to Asset is ranked higher than
54% of the 589 Companies
in the Global Steel industry.

( Industry Median: 0.47 vs. X: 0.33 )
X' s 10-Year Equity to Asset Range
Min: 0.14   Max: 0.43
Current: 0.33

0.14
0.43
F-Score: 8
Z-Score: 2.16
M-Score: -3.14
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 : 7/10

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industry
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history
Operating margin (%) -1.20
X's Operating margin (%) is ranked higher than
51% of the 589 Companies
in the Global Steel industry.

( Industry Median: 3.05 vs. X: -1.20 )
X' s 10-Year Operating margin (%) Range
Min: -15.24   Max: 12.92
Current: -1.2

-15.24
12.92
Net-margin (%) 0.55
X's Net-margin (%) is ranked higher than
62% of the 589 Companies
in the Global Steel industry.

( Industry Median: 1.71 vs. X: 0.55 )
X' s 10-Year Net-margin (%) Range
Min: -12.68   Max: 8.89
Current: 0.55

-12.68
8.89
ROE (%) 3.03
X's ROE (%) is ranked higher than
69% of the 590 Companies
in the Global Steel industry.

( Industry Median: 3.42 vs. X: 3.03 )
X' s 10-Year ROE (%) Range
Min: -49   Max: 43.1
Current: 3.03

-49
43.1
ROA (%) 0.75
X's ROA (%) is ranked higher than
63% of the 597 Companies
in the Global Steel industry.

( Industry Median: 1.57 vs. X: 0.75 )
X' s 10-Year ROA (%) Range
Min: -11.79   Max: 13.47
Current: 0.75

-11.79
13.47
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) -2.81
X's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) is ranked higher than
50% of the 597 Companies
in the Global Steel industry.

( Industry Median: 5.01 vs. X: -2.81 )
X' s 10-Year ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) Range
Min: -22.74   Max: 39.57
Current: -2.81

-22.74
39.57
Revenue Growth (%) -0.10
X's Revenue Growth (%) is ranked higher than
67% of the 532 Companies
in the Global Steel industry.

( Industry Median: 1.50 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
95% of the 379 Companies
in the Global Steel industry.

( Industry Median: -9.20 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

Q4 2013

X Guru Trades in Q4 2013

Paul Tudor Jones 40,000 sh (New)
Louis Moore Bacon 20,000 sh (New)
John Keeley 40,000 sh (New)
Caxton Associates 54,426 sh (New)
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)
Pioneer Investments 42,700 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)
Caxton Associates Sold Out
John Keeley Sold Out
Louis Moore Bacon Sold Out
Steven Cohen 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%)
Paul Tudor Jones 60,000 sh (unchged)
Steven Cohen 300,000 sh (unchged)
Paul Tudor Jones 8,400 sh (-33.33%)
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Q3 2014

X Guru Trades in Q3 2014

John Burbank 4,006 sh (New)
Jim Simons 2,109,000 sh (New)
Pioneer Investments 999,940 sh (+1941.07%)
Paul Tudor Jones 37,400 sh (+345.24%)
Paul Tudor Jones 30,000 sh (unchged)
John Burbank 100,000 sh (unchged)
Joel Greenblatt 410,392 sh (-20.62%)
Steven Cohen 38,500 sh (-87.17%)
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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 2014-09-30 Reduce -20.62%0.04%$25.97 - $46 $ 28.68-19%410392
John Burbank 2014-09-30 New Buy$25.97 - $46 $ 28.68-19%4006
Joel Greenblatt 2014-06-30 New Buy0.17%$22.73 - $28.64 $ 28.6812%517017
John Keeley 2014-03-31 Sold Out 0.02%$23.7 - $30.28 $ 28.689%0
John Keeley 2013-12-31 New Buy0.02%$20.94 - $30.09 $ 28.6811%40000
Chris Davis 2013-12-31 Sold Out 0.01%$20.94 - $30.09 $ 28.6811%0
Chris Davis 2013-06-30 Reduce -65.26%0.01%$16.18 - $19.26 $ 28.6862%117430
George Soros 2013-03-31 Sold Out 0.04%$19.45 - $25.89 $ 28.6828%0
Chris Davis 2013-03-31 Add 28.41%$19.45 - $25.89 $ 28.6828%338030
George Soros 2012-12-31 New Buy0.04%$18.88 - $24.62 $ 28.6832%124200
John Burbank 2012-12-31 Sold Out 0.01%$18.88 - $24.62 $ 28.6832%0
Chris Davis 2012-12-31 Add 63.16%0.01%$18.88 - $24.62 $ 28.6832%263240
John Burbank 2012-09-30 New Buy0.01%$17.9 - $23.42 $ 28.6839%12086
Chris Davis 2012-06-30 Add 36.34%$18.07 - $29.86 $ 28.6820%156140
John Burbank 2012-03-31 Sold Out 1.8%$25.25 - $32.25 $ 28.686%0
George Soros 2012-03-31 Sold Out 0.31%$25.25 - $32.25 $ 28.686%0
George Soros 2011-12-31 New Buy0.31%$20.19 - $28.51 $ 28.6815%265900
Chris Davis 2011-12-31 Add 37.56%$20.19 - $28.51 $ 28.6815%113900
Chris Davis 2011-09-30 New Buy$21.99 - $46.85 $ 28.68-14%82800
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Ratios

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industry
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history
P/E(ttm) 43.20
X's P/E(ttm) is ranked higher than
68% of the 621 Companies
in the Global Steel industry.

( Industry Median: 33.70 vs. X: 43.20 )
X' s 10-Year P/E(ttm) Range
Min: 1.1   Max: 475.68
Current: 43.2

1.1
475.68
P/B 1.10
X's P/B is ranked higher than
67% of the 621 Companies
in the Global Steel industry.

( Industry Median: 0.88 vs. X: 1.10 )
X' s 10-Year P/B Range
Min: 0.47   Max: 4.38
Current: 1.1

0.47
4.38
P/S 0.20
X's P/S is ranked higher than
88% of the 621 Companies
in the Global Steel industry.

( Industry Median: 0.44 vs. X: 0.20 )
X' s 10-Year P/S Range
Min: 0.1   Max: 1.17
Current: 0.2

0.1
1.17
PFCF 5.40
X's PFCF is ranked higher than
92% of the 621 Companies
in the Global Steel industry.

( Industry Median: 123.65 vs. X: 5.40 )
X' s 10-Year PFCF Range
Min: 2.73   Max: 56
Current: 5.4

2.73
56
EV-to-EBIT -30.03
X's EV-to-EBIT is ranked lower than
56% of the 621 Companies
in the Global Steel industry.

( Industry Median: 26.91 vs. X: -30.03 )
X' s 10-Year EV-to-EBIT Range
Min: -269.6   Max: 73.7
Current: -30.03

-269.6
73.7
Current Ratio 1.72
X's Current Ratio is ranked higher than
74% of the 597 Companies
in the Global Steel industry.

( Industry Median: 1.55 vs. X: 1.72 )
X' s 10-Year Current Ratio Range
Min: 0.95   Max: 2.54
Current: 1.72

0.95
2.54
Quick Ratio 1.10
X's Quick Ratio is ranked higher than
77% of the 597 Companies
in the Global Steel industry.

( Industry Median: 0.85 vs. X: 1.10 )
X' s 10-Year Quick Ratio Range
Min: 0.49   Max: 1.71
Current: 1.1

0.49
1.71

Dividend & Buy Back

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industry
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history
Dividend Yield 0.70
X's Dividend Yield is ranked higher than
83% of the 443 Companies
in the Global Steel industry.

( Industry Median: 1.80 vs. X: 0.70 )
X' s 10-Year Dividend Yield Range
Min: 0.3   Max: 6.5
Current: 0.7

0.3
6.5
Dividend Payout 0.30
X's Dividend Payout is ranked higher than
100% of the 621 Companies
in the Global Steel industry.

( Industry Median: 1.35 vs. X: 0.30 )
X' s 10-Year Dividend Payout Range
Min: 0.01   Max: 3.13
Current: 0.3

0.01
3.13
Yield on cost (5-Year) 0.31
X's Yield on cost (5-Year) is ranked lower than
51% of the 455 Companies
in the Global Steel industry.

( Industry Median: 1.95 vs. X: 0.31 )
X' s 10-Year Yield on cost (5-Year) Range
Min: 0.13   Max: 2.88
Current: 0.31

0.13
2.88
Share Buyback Rate -0.20
X's Share Buyback Rate is ranked higher than
78% of the 336 Companies
in the Global Steel industry.

( Industry Median: -0.80 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
vs
history
Price/Tangible Book 1.10
X's Price/Tangible Book is ranked higher than
68% of the 621 Companies
in the Global Steel industry.

( Industry Median: 1.04 vs. X: 1.10 )
X' s 10-Year Price/Tangible Book Range
Min: 0.43   Max: 9.35
Current: 1.1

0.43
9.35
Price/DCF (Projected) 2.90
X's Price/DCF (Projected) is ranked higher than
73% of the 621 Companies
in the Global Steel industry.

( Industry Median: 1.78 vs. X: 2.90 )
X' s 10-Year Price/DCF (Projected) Range
Min: 0.2   Max: 180
Current: 2.9

0.2
180
Price/Median PS Value 0.60
X's Price/Median PS Value is ranked higher than
91% of the 621 Companies
in the Global Steel industry.

( Industry Median: 0.97 vs. X: 0.60 )
X' s 10-Year Price/Median PS Value Range
Min: 0.31   Max: 2.84
Current: 0.6

0.31
2.84
Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value 0.90
X's Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value is ranked higher than
51% of the 621 Companies
in the Global Steel industry.

( Industry Median: 9999.00 vs. X: 0.90 )
X' s 10-Year Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value Range
Min: 0.07   Max: 1.68
Current: 0.9

0.07
1.68
Price/Graham Number 1.50
X's Price/Graham Number is ranked higher than
69% of the 621 Companies
in the Global Steel industry.

( Industry Median: 1.31 vs. X: 1.50 )
X' s 10-Year Price/Graham Number Range
Min: 0.27   Max: 3.36
Current: 1.5

0.27
3.36
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) -3.30
X's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) is ranked lower than
51% of the 583 Companies
in the Global Steel industry.

( Industry Median: 4.30 vs. X: -3.30 )
X' s 10-Year Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) Range
Min: -3.3   Max: 62.8
Current: -3.3

-3.3
62.8
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) 32.61
X's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) is ranked higher than
95% of the 293 Companies
in the Global Steel industry.

( Industry Median: -6.10 vs. X: 32.61 )
X' s 10-Year Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) Range
Min: -13.7   Max: 72.7
Current: 32.61

-13.7
72.7

Business Description

Industry: Steel » Steel
Compare:TS, NSSMY, SID, PKX, GGB » details
Traded in other countries:USX1.Germany, X.Mexico, X.Argentina,
United States Steel Corp 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. An integrated producer uses iron ore and coke as primary raw materials for steel production. It is also engaged in other business activities consisting primarily of railroad services and real estate operations. The Company 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 U. S. Steel's North American integrated steel plants 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. These operations primarily serve North American customers in the service center, conversion, transportation (including automotive), construction, container, and appliance and electrical markets. Flat-rolled supplies steel rounds and hot-rolled bands to Tubular. The USSE segment includes the operating results of U. S. Steel Košice (USSK), U. S. Steel's integrated steel plant and coke production facilities in Slovakia. Prior to January 31, 2012, the USSE segment also included the operating results of USSS, U. S. Steel's integrated steel plant and other facilities in Serbia, and an equity investee, which were sold on January 31, 2012. USSE primarily 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 U. S. Steel's tubular production facilities, primarily 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 primarily serve customers in the oil, gas and petrochemical markets. The Company's other businesses include railroad services and real estate operations. The Company owns, develops and manages various real estate assets, which include approximately 200,000 acres of surface rights primarily in Alabama, Illinois, Maryland, Michigan, Minnesota and Pennsylvania. In addition, the company participates in joint ventures that are developing real estate projects in Alabama, Maryland and Illinois. The Company also owns approximately 4,000 acres of land in Ontario, Canada, which could potentially be sold or developed. The Company's businesses in the United States are subject to numerous federal, state
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