United States Steel (X) reported Q3 adjusted diluted earnings Thursday of $1.40 a share, down from $1.98 a year earlier.
Analysts surveyed by Capital IQ expected $1.15.
Sales for the quarter ended Sept. 30 were $4.43 billion, down from $5.2 billion a year earlier.
Two analysts surveyed by Capital IQ expected $4.26 billion.
The company said its board maintained a quarterly dividend of $0.05 per share, payable Dec. 7 to stockholders of record on Nov. 6.