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A technical analysis of UNITED STATES STEEL CORP.

By Mill Chart

Last update: Sep 18, 2023

Our stock screener has flagged UNITED STATES STEEL CORP (NYSE:X) as a potential breakout candidate. This occurs when the stock shows signs of consolidation after a notable upward trend. While we can't predict the actual breakout, it's worth monitoring NYSE:X for potential movement.

X Daily chart on 2023-09-18

Technical analysis of NYSE:X

ChartMill assigns a Technical Rating to every stock. This score ranges from 0 to 10 and is updated daily. The score is determined by evaluating multiple technical indicators and properties.

Taking everything into account, X scores 9 out of 10 in our technical rating. Both in the recent history as in the last year, X has proven to be a steady performer, scoring decent points in every aspect analyzed.

  • The long and short term trends are both positive. This is looking good!
  • When comparing the yearly performance of all stocks, we notice that X is one of the better performing stocks in the market, outperforming 95% of all stocks. On top of that, X also shows a nice and consistent pattern of rising prices.
  • X is one of the better performing stocks in the Metals & Mining industry, it outperforms 90% of 154 stocks in the same industry.
  • X is currently trading in the upper part of its 52 week range. The S&P500 Index is also trading in the upper part of its 52 week range, so X is performing more or less in line with the market.
  • X is currently showing a bull flag pattern! A bull flag pattern occurs when prices pull back slightly after a strong rise up. This may be a nice opportunity for an entry.

Our latest full technical report of X contains the most current technical analsysis.

Looking at the Setup

Besides the Technical Rating, ChartMill also assign a Setup Rating to every stock. This setup score also ranges from 0 to 10 and determines to which extend the stock is consolidating. This is achieved by evaluating multiple short term technical indicators. NYSE:X currently has a 8 as setup rating:

Besides having an excellent technical rating, X also presents a decent setup pattern. We see reduced volatility while prices have been consolidating in the most recent period. A pullback is taking place, which may present a nice opportunity for an entry. There is a resistance zone just above the current price starting at 31.37. Right above this resistance zone may be a good entry point. There is a support zone below the current price at 30.08, a Stop Loss order could be placed below this zone. Another positive sign is the recent Pocket Pivot signal.

Trading breakout setups.

One strategy to consider is waiting for the actual breakout to occur, where the stock breaks out above the current consolidation zone. Traders can then enter a buy position, anticipating further upward momentum. As a risk management measure, it is advisable to set a stop loss order below the consolidation zone.

Disclaimer: This article is not intended to provide trading advice. It is crucial to conduct your own analysis and consider your own observations and trading style when making investment decisions. The article solely presents technical observations and should not be relied upon as a sole basis for trading.

Every day, new breakout setups can be found on ChartMill in our Breakout screener.


Important Note: The content of this article is not intended as trading advice. It is essential to perform your own analysis and exercise caution when making trading decisions. The article presents observations created by automated analysis but does not guarantee any trading or investment outcomes. Always trade responsibly and make independent judgments.



NYSE:X (9/21/2023, 7:20:52 PM)

Premarket: 31.6 +0.37 (+1.18%)


-0.19 (-0.6%)

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