Cliffs Natural Resources Inc (CLF)

CLF (NYSE:Metals & Mining) EQUITY
pos +0.28
Today's Range: 3.03 - 3.30 | CLF Avg Daily Volume: 10,404,100
Last Update: 05/25/16 - 4:02 PM EDT
Volume: 12,476,621
YTD Performance: 91.14%
Open: $3.06
Previous Close: $3.02
52 Week Range: $1.20 - $5.83
Oustanding Shares: 181,923,985
Market Cap: 551,229,675
6-Month Chart
TheStreet Ratings Grade for CLF
Buy Hold Sell
A+ A A- B+ B B- C+ C C- D+ D D- E+ E E- F
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Analysts Ratings
Historical Rec Current 1 Mo. Ago 2 Mo. Ago 3 Mo. Ago
Strong Buy 0 0 0 0
Moderate Buy 0 0 0 0
Hold 7 7 7 7
Moderate Sell 1 2 2 2
Strong Sell 1 1 2 3
Mean Rec. 3.30 3.37 3.52 3.64
Latest Dividend: 0.15
Latest Dividend Yield: 10.22%
Dividend Ex-Date: 11/12/14
Price Earnings Ratio: 13.77
Price Earnings Comparisons:
CLF Sector Avg. S&P 500
13.77 0.00 12.90
Price Performance History (%Change):
3 Mo 1 Yr 3 Y
62.37% -41.59% -85.17%
Revenue -56.50 -0.70 -0.30
Net Income 0.00 -1.10 0.00
EPS 0.00 -0.20 0.00
Earnings for CLF:
Revenue 2.01B
Average Earnings Estimates
Qtr (06/16) Qtr (09/16) FY (12/16) FY (12/17)
Average Estimate $0.01 $-0.03 $0.68 $-0.07
Number of Analysts 8 5 4 7
High Estimate $0.13 $0.08 $1.04 $0.80
Low Estimate $-0.14 $-0.17 $0.43 $-0.61
Prior Year $-0.21 $-0.15 $-0.81 $0.68
Growth Rate (Year over Year) 104.17% 78.67% 183.64% -109.91%
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There's a rolling correction under the surface of the market.
We would wait for CLF to correct down to around the $3 area before stepping in to buy.
A return to the $2.50 area for Cliffs Natural Resources would be in order and a logical place to look at the long side.
The Ohio-based company's recent exchange offering was dissapointing and the iron-ore rally may be short-lived.
The Ohio-based metals company's recently announced exchange offering unlikely to solve medium-term solvency concerns.
Analysts at Macquarie acknowledge that commodites markets are weak and companies in the industry have high debt loads.

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CLF has found a buyer for its coal business, but will it provide enough breathing room for the company to rebuild?
With the stock trading below $2 one wonders how much farther it can go.

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