United States Stock Falls On Unusually High Volume (X)

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NEW YORK ( TheStreet) -- United States Steel Corporation (NYSE: X) is trading at unusually high volume Tuesday with 15.1 million shares changing hands. It is currently at two times its average daily volume and trading down 94 cents (-5%) at $17.78 as of 3:01 p.m. ET.

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United States has a market cap of $2.81 billion and is part of the basic materials sector and metals & mining industry. Shares are down 21.5% year to date as of the close of trading on Monday.

United States Steel Corporation produces and sells steel mill products in North America and Europe. The company operates in three segments: Flat-Rolled Products (Flat-Rolled), U. S. Steel Europe (USSE), and Tubular Products (Tubular).

TheStreet Ratings rates United States as a sell. The company's weaknesses can be seen in multiple areas, such as its generally high debt management risk, disappointing return on equity, generally disappointing historical performance in the stock itself and poor profit margins. You can view the full United States Ratings Report.

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