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Is this Large Market Cap Stock target price reasonable for United States Steel Corp. (NYSE:X)?

The company in question is, United States Steel Corp. (NYSE:X) currently with a stock price of 16.44 (-0.06% today). The market cap for United States Steel Corp. is 2762.94, and is in the sector Basic Materials, and Steel & Iron industry. The target price for United States Steel Corp. is 48.11. Currently United States Steel Corp. is trading with a P/E of *TBA, and a forward P/E of 11.05. Average volume for United States Steel Corp. is 15501.41 and so far today it is 8064818.

Performance in the last year for United States Steel Corp. has been 37.20%. For EPS growth, United States Steel Corp. has seen a growth of -10.40%, and is looking to grow in the next year to 8.30%. More long term stats show that EPS growth has been -27.30% over the last five years and could be 8.00% for the next five years. United States Steel Corp. has seen sales growth quarter over quarter at -10.90%, with EPS growth quarter over quarter at 82.40%. The 20-day simple moving average is -15.80%, with the 200-day simple moving average coming to 3.69%.

Since the IPO date for United States Steel Corp. on the 04/12/1991, United States Steel Corp. has seen performance year to date to be 108.42%. With United States Steel Corp. trading at 16.44, the dividend yield is 1.22%, and the EPS is -11.56.

So could United States Steel Corp., be undervalued? Well as said before P/E is *TBA. The PEG is *TBA, P/S is 0.27 and the P/B is at 1.26. The P/cash is 3.37, with P/free cash flow at 43.86.

United States Steel Corp. ability to deal with debt shows that the current ratio is 1.6, and the quick ratio is 0.9. This is with long term debt/equity at 1.6, and total debt/equity at 1.64.

In terms of margins, United States Steel Corp. has a gross margin of 2.00%, an operating margin of -8.90% and a profit margin of -16.40%.Payout ratio for United States Steel Corp. is *TBA. Return on assets come to -17.70% with return on investment coming to -25.50%.

Insider ownership for United States Steel Corp., is at 0.50% and institutional ownership comes to 65.30%. Outstanding shares are at 167.96. While shares float is 164.6. The float short is currently 24.29%, and short ratio is 2.58.

Disclaimer: Remember there is a risk to your investment, this is not a recommendation, nor personal advice, never invest more than you are able too loose.

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