United States Steel Corporation: Metals Company Profile, SWOT & Financial Report

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					United States Steel Corporation

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United States Steel Corporation                                             Financial Snapshot

                                                                            Operating Performance
Fast Facts
                                                                            The company reported revenue of US$19,884.00
Headquarters Address                  600 Grant Street, Pittsburgh, 15219
                                                                            million during the fiscal year 2011 (2011). The
                                                                            company's revenue grew at a CAGR of 4.19% during
Telephone                             + 1 412 4331121
                                                                            2007–2011, with an annual growth of 14.45% over
                                                                            2010. In 2011, the company recorded an operating
Fax                                   + 1 412 4334818                       margin of 1.33%, as against -0.64% in 2010.

Website                               www.ussteel.com
                                                                            Revenue and Margins
Ticker Symbol, Stock Exchange         X, New York Stock Exchange

Number of Employees                   42,000

Fiscal Year End                       December

Revenue (in US$ million)              19,884.00




SWOT Analysis

Strengths                             Weaknesses                            Return on Equity

Strong Production Base                Decrease in Product Shipments         The company recorded a return on equity (ROE) of -
                                                                            1.51% for 2011, as compared to its peers,
                                                                            Worthington Industries, Inc. (Ticker: WOR),
Wide Industry Base                    Overdependence on North America       ArcelorMittal (Ticker: MT) and AK Steel Holding
                                                                            Corporation (Ticker: AKS), which recorded ROEs of
Opportunities                         Threats                               16.68%, 3.99% and -40.05% respectively. The
                                                                            company reported an operating margin of 1.33% in
Emerging Technologies to Change the                                         2011.
                                    Consolidation in the Steel Industry
Metal & Mining

Proactive Production Cuts             Operational Risks                     Return on Equity


                                      Slump in Steel Demand




                                                                            Liquidity Position

                                                                            The company reported a current ratio of 1.58 in 2011,
                                                                            as compared to its peers, Worthington Industries, Inc.,
                                                                            ArcelorMittal and AK Steel Holding Corporation, which
                                                                            recorded current ratios of 1.70, 1.49 and 1.12
                                                                            respectively. As of December 2011, the company
                                                                            recorded cash and short-term investments of worth
                                                                            US$408.00 million, against US$20.00 million current
                                                                            debt. The company reported a debt to equity ratio of
                                                                            1.21 in 2011 as compared to its peers, Worthington
                                                                            Industries, Inc., ArcelorMittal and AK Steel Holding
                                                                            Corporation, which recorded debt to equity ratios of
                                                                            0.56, 0.47 and 2.32 respectively.




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TABLE OF CONTENTS

1     Business Analysis ................................................................................................................................... 5
    1.1       Company Overview ................................................................................................................................................5
    1.2       Business Description ..............................................................................................................................................5
    1.3       Major Products and Services .................................................................................................................................6
2     Analysis of Key Performance Indicators ............................................................................................... 7
    2.1       Five Year Snapshot: Overview of Financial and Operational Performance Indicators ..........................................7
    2.2       Key Financial Performance Indicators .................................................................................................................10
      2.2.1       Revenue and Operating Profit .........................................................................................................................10
      2.2.2       Asset, Liabilities and Capex .............................................................................................................................11
      2.2.3       Net Debt vs. Gearing Ratio ..............................................................................................................................12
      2.2.4       Operational Efficiency ......................................................................................................................................13
      2.2.5       Solvency ..........................................................................................................................................................14
      2.2.6       Valuation ..........................................................................................................................................................15
    2.3       Competitive Benchmarking ..................................................................................................................................16
      2.3.1       Efficiency ..........................................................................................................................................................16
      2.3.2       Capital Expenditure ..........................................................................................................................................17
      2.3.3       Turnover – Inventory and Asset .......................................................................................................................18
      2.3.4       Liquidity ............................................................................................................................................................19
3     SWOT Analysis ...................................................................................................................................... 20
    3.1       SWOT Analysis - Overview ..................................................................................................................................20
    3.2       Strengths ..............................................................................................................................................................20
    3.3       Weaknesses .........................................................................................................................................................20
    3.4       Opportunities ........................................................................................................................................................21
    3.5       Threats .................................................................................................................................................................21
4     Company Statement .............................................................................................................................. 22
5     History ...................................................................................................................
				
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