United States Stock Hits New 52-Week Low (X)

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NEW YORK ( TheStreet) -- United States Steel Corporation (NYSE: X) hit a new 52-week low Wednesday as it is currently trading at $17.33, below its previous 52-week low of $17.40 with 14.3 million shares traded as of 3:36 p.m. ET. Average volume has been 7.4 million shares over the past 30 days.

United States has a market cap of $2.7 billion and is part of the basic materials sector and metals & mining industry. Shares are down 26% year to date as of the close of trading on Tuesday.

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).

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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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