United States Steel Corp. X -1.89% announced a profit outlook Monday that was higher than the FactSet consensus, as the company cited the benefit of higher selling prices. U.S. Steel said it expects adjusted earnings per share to range from $1.81-$1.86 this year. FactSet’s consensus forecast was $1.76 per share for adjusted earnings. In discussing the latest projection, Chief Executive David Burritt cited the company’s “diverse orders book, realization of higher sales prices and management measures that continue to improve operating metrics and cost performance across our segment.” In premarket trading on Tuesday, shares were down by 0.9%.