(X) Director Purchases $199600.00 in Stock

Among 21 analysts covering United States Steel Corporation (NYSE:X), 6 have Buy rating, 2 Sell and 13 Hold. The stock of United States Steel Corporation (NYSE:X) has "Hold" rating given on Wednesday, September 16 by Jefferies. The median target of analyst views collected by Yahoo Finance was as much as $2.1 below AKS's recent stock price.

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During last 5 trades the stock sticks nearly -4.84%. (NYSE:FMSA) shares traded on 7.11% up secure line and closed at $4.82. The company's market capitalization is $3.54 billion.

Now the shares of AK Steel Holding Corporation (AKS) has a trading volume of 18.46 Million shares, with an average trading volume of 17530 shares - with shares dropping to a 52 week low of $3.87, and the company's shares hitting a 52 week high of $ 11.39. The basic materials company reported ($0.83) EPS for the quarter, missing the consensus estimate of $0.35 by $1.18. AK Steel Holding had a negative net margin of 0.13% and a negative return on equity of 47.34%. Analysts expect next quarter's EPS will be $0.66 with next year's EPS anticipated to be $1.93. During the same period previous year, the company earned ($2.15) EPS. Likewise, the negative performance for the quarter was recorded as -24.07% and for the year was 26.34%, while the YTD performance remained at -42.21%.

The company recently declared a dividend to be paid on Friday the 9th of June 2017. This represents a $0.20 annualized dividend and a yield of 0.99%. The ex-dividend date will be on Monday May 8th, 2017. United States Steel's dividend payout ratio (DPR) is now -6.83%. The share price is now down -1.27% for the past three months. The acquisition was disclosed in a legal filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which can be accessed through this hyperlink. AKS has a beta of 2.9 and RSI is 46.92. Over the last five trading sessions, the stock has moved 4.72%. Following the transaction, the director now owns 98,919 shares in the company, valued at approximately $1,974,423.24. The disclosure for this purchase can be found here.

Moving toward technical analysis, the current ratio, or the liquidity ratio of a company was calculated 1.90. AK Steel Holding (NYSE:AKS) last announced its quarterly earnings data on Tuesday, April 25th. Renaissance Technologies LLC now owns 5,655,000 shares of the basic materials company's stock worth $186,672,000 after buying an additional 2,305,300 shares in the last quarter. Gallagher Fiduciary Advisors LLC acquired a new position in shares of United States Steel during the fourth quarter worth approximately $124,238,000. TIAA CREF Investment Management LLC increased its stake in shares of AK Steel Holding by 25.6% in the first quarter. California State Teachers Retirement System now owns 337,929 shares of the basic materials company's stock worth $6,373,000 after buying an additional 41,900 shares during the last quarter. Finally, Vanguard Group Inc. boosted its position in shares of United States Steel by 10.1% in the first quarter.

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  • Zachary Reyes