Rating and Recommendation Roundup: AK Steel Holding Corporation (NYSE:AKS)

AK Steel Holding Corporation (NYSE:AKS) rose 4.41% during previous trade. Morgan Stanley Macquarie issued rating on the stock of AK Steel Holding Corporation (NYSE:AKS) in a research note issued to investors on Feb-13-17, the stock received “Downgrade” rating from Overweight to Equal-Weight. Additionally JP Morgan issued their verdict on the stock of the company, on record date of Jan-25-17 the stock was “Downgraded” from Overweight to Neutral besides that on Jan-19-17 AK Steel Holding Corporation (NYSE:AKS) was “Downgraded” by Citigroup from Neutral to Sell. Furthermore on Jan-12-17 the stock was “Downgraded” by Credit Suisse from Outperform to Neutral.

AK Steel Holding Corporation (NYSE:AKS) shares ended last trading session at the price of $8.76 whereas a number of traders indicating mean target price will hit $9.66 over the next twelve months, mean value of price target most recently revised on 1/30/17. AK Steel Holding Corporation (NYSE:AKS)’s highest estimates of price target are $13 and low forecast is $7 based on the opinion of 14 analysts. The price target estimates represents a standard deviation of 2.50. However brokerage recommendations suggests an ABR of 2.82 based on calls of 11 experts, where 3 brokers polls the stock a Strong Buy, 0 suggest the stock a Buy, 6 suggest Hold, 0 are rating the stock as Sell while 2 as Strong Sell.

AK Steel Holding Corporation (NYSE:AKS) is expected to release the earnings of its current quarter on 4/25/17. The company is expected to release $0.13 EPS for current quarter according to 12 analysts whereas the company reported $-0.08 EPS during same quarter a year ago. For the current quarter the stock has lowest EPS estimates of $0.04 and high estimate of $0.23. For the current year AK Steel Holding Corporation (NYSE:AKS) has set to release EPS of $0.73 as per the sentiments of 14 analysts, however according to 12 analysts, the company expected to release $0.81 EPS for next year.

AK Steel Holding Corporation (NYSE:AKS)’s average revenue estimates for the current quarter are $1.48B according to 8 number of analysts. However its lowest revenue estimates are $1.4B and highest revenue estimates are $1.54B. A year ago the company’s sales were $1.52B. Its yearly sales growth estimates are -2.80%. For the next quarter the company has anticipated average revenues of $1.55B, according to the sentiments of 7 analysts. For the current year the company has fixed $6.03B revenues, as per the opinion of 11 analysts. For the current year the company has low revenue estimates of $5.77B in contradiction of high revenue estimates of $6.35B. Whereas for the next year revenues are set at $6.18B by 10 analysts.

The stock exchanged hands 36.72M shares versus average trading capacity of 23.48M shares, while its shares’ total market worth is $2.67B along with 314.16M outstanding shares. AK Steel Holding Corporation (NYSE:AKS) shares were trading -23.09% below from the 52-week high price mark of $11.39 and +315.17% above from the 52-week price bottom of $2.11. However the company observed 52 week high price on 12/08/16 and witnessed 52 week low price on 02/16/16. The company’s price sits -9.75% below from its 50-day moving average of $9.36 and 39.55% far from the stock’s 200-day moving average which is $7.05. AK Steel Holding Corporation (NYSE:AKS)’s price to sales ratio for trailing twelve month stands at 0.48, whereas price to cash per share for most recent quarter stands at 16.40. Its price to free cash flow for trailing twelve months is 16.05.

Steady Stock: AK Steel Holding Corporation (NYSE:AKS)

AK Steel Holding Corporation (NYSE:AKS) share price plunged -3.12% or -0.27 points to reach at $8.39 during previous trading session. The stock’s price fluctuated within the range of $8.35 – $8.79 during previous trading session. A total of 25,287,300 shares exchanged hands, whereas the company’s average trading volume stands at 22.42M shares. AK Steel Holding Corporation (NYSE:AKS) has a market capitalization of $2.55B and most recently 314.16M outstanding shares have been calculated.

In terms of market analysis and trading signals, RSI moving above the horizontal 30 reference level is viewed as a bullish indicator, while the RSI moving below the horizontal 70 reference level is seen to be a bearish indicator. Movements above 70 are interpreted as indicating overbought conditions; conversely, movements under 30 reflect oversold conditions.

Relative strength index (RSI-14) for AK Steel Holding Corporation (NYSE:AKS) is at 43.37.

According to sentiments of 14 analysts the mean estimates of short term price target for the company’s stock is marked at $9.66. The most optimistic analyst sees the stock reaching $13.00 while the most conventional predicts the target price at $7.00.

The consensus mean EPS for the current quarter is at $0.13 derived from a total of 12 estimates. According to analysts minimum EPS for the current quarter is expected at $0.04 and can go high up to $0.23. However a year ago during same quarter AK Steel Holding Corporation (NYSE:AKS) reported $-0.08 EPS.

For the upcoming quarter, initial predictions are anticipating that the company will post earnings of $0.24 per share according to consensus of 12 analysts.

According to sentiments of 8 analysts the company is expected to report revenues of $1.48B for the current quarter. Bearish revenue estimates established at $1.4B while the bullish revenue forecast has been figured out at $1.54B.

In terms of Buy/Sell recommendations, analysts have a consensus rating of 2.93 on the shares of AK Steel Holding Corporation (NYSE:AKS). Out of rating recommendations 2 have given the stock a Buy while 1 recommend the stock as Outperform. 10 have given the stock a Hold rating, 0 as Underperform and 2 as Sell.

On technical side, moving averages may help to distinguish direction of tendencies, and they might also be used to set levels of sustenance and resistance. AK Steel Holding Corporation (NYSE:AKS)’s distance from 20 day simple moving average is -3.31% whereas its distance from 50 day simple moving average is -13.66% along with 34.02% distance from 200 day simple moving average.

An important factor to consider when evaluating a stock’s current and future value are the 52 week price high and low levels. AK Steel Holding Corporation (NYSE:AKS) shares were trading -26.34% below from the 52-week high mark of $11.39 and +297.63% above from the 52-week bottom of $2.11. The stock hit its 52-week high price on 12/08/16, and 52-week low price on 02/16/16.

When we have a peek on stock’s historical trends we come to know that, the stock has climbed 3.20% in the past one week and plunged -23.87% during previous one month drive, the stock went up 21.42% during past quarter. In the last six months the stock’s performance soared 57.12% while yearly performance of the company advanced 288.43%. The company’s year to date (YTD) performance is at -17.83%.

While taking a glance at financials, we can look at a number of key indicators. AK Steel Holding Corporation (NYSE:AKS) has a Return on Assets (ROA) of -0.20%. The company currently has a Return on Equity (ROE) of 1.20% and a Return on Investment (ROI) of 14.70%. Average true range (ATR-14) of the company sets at 0.53, along with its weekly and monthly volatility of 5.06%, 6.38% respectively. Beta value of the stock stands at 2.77.

The company’s price to free cash flow for trailing twelve months is 15.37. Its quick ratio for most recent quarter is 0.80 along with current ratio for most recent quarter of 2.10.

Stock under Consideration: AK Steel Holding Corporation (NYSE:AKS)

AK Steel Holding Corporation (NYSE:AKS) share price soared 2.65% 0.21 points to reach at $8.13 during previous trading session. The stock’s price fluctuated within the range of $7.84 – $8.22 during previous trading session. A total of 22.16M shares exchanged hands, whereas the company’s average trading volume stands at 21.68M shares. AK Steel Holding Corporation (NYSE:AKS) has a market capitalization of $2.67B and most recently 314.16M outstanding shares have been calculated.

In terms of market analysis and trading signals, RSI moving above the horizontal 30 reference level is viewed as a bullish indicator, while the RSI moving below the horizontal 70 reference level is seen to be a bearish indicator. Movements above 70 are interpreted as indicating overbought conditions; conversely, movements under 30 reflect oversold conditions.

Relative strength index (RSI-14) for AK Steel Holding Corporation (NYSE:AKS) is at 33.90.

According to sentiments of 14 analysts the mean estimates of short term price target for the company’s stock is marked at $9.66. The most optimistic analyst sees the stock reaching $13 while the most conventional predicts the target price at $7.

The consensus mean EPS for the current quarter is at $0.13 derived from a total of 12 estimates. According to analysts minimum EPS for the current quarter is expected at $0.04 and can go high up to $0.23. However a year ago during same quarter AK Steel Holding Corporation (NYSE:AKS) reported $-0.08EPS.

For the upcoming quarter, initial predictions are anticipating that the company will post earnings of $0.24 per share according to consensus of 12 analysts.

According to sentiments of 8 analysts the company is expected to report revenues of $1.48B for the current quarter. Bearish revenue estimates established at $1.4B while the bullish revenue forecast has been figured out at $1.54B.

In terms of Buy/Sell recommendations, analysts have a consensus rating of 2.93 on the shares of AK Steel Holding Corporation (NYSE:AKS). Out of rating recommendations 2 have given the stock a Buy while 1 recommend the stock as Outperform. 10 have given the stock a Hold rating, 0 as Underperform and 2 as Sell.

On technical side, moving averages may help to distinguish direction of tendencies, and they might also be used to set levels of sustenance and resistance. AK Steel Holding Corporation (NYSE:AKS)’s distance from 20 day simple moving average is -12.81% whereas its distance from 50 day simple moving average is -16.94% along with 31.66% distance from 200 day simple moving average.

An important factor to consider when evaluating a stock’s current and future value are the 52 week price high and low levels. AK Steel Holding Corporation (NYSE:AKS) shares were trading -28.62% below from the 52-week high mark of $11.39 and +306.50% above from the 52-week bottom of $2.00. The stock hit its 52-week high price on 12/08/16 and 52-week low price on 2/09/16.

When we have a peek on stock’s historical trends we come to know that, the stock has climbed 0.74% in the past one week and plunged -26.82% during previous one month drive, the stock went up 58.79% during past quarter. In the last six months the stock’s performance soared 31.98% while yearly performance of the company advanced 240.17%.The company’s year to date (YTD) performance is at -20.37%.

While taking a glance at financials, we can look at a number of key indicators. AK Steel Holding Corporation (NYSE:AKS) has a Return on Assets (ROA) of -0.20%. The company currently has a Return on Equity (ROE) of 1.20% and a Return on Investment (ROI) of 14.70%. Average true range (ATR-14) of the company sets at 0.56, along with its weekly and monthly volatility of 5.21%, 6.26% respectively. Beta value of the stock stands at 2.57.

The company’s price to free cash flow for trailing twelve months is 14.38. Its quick ratio for most recent quarter is 0.80 along with current ratio for most recent quarter of 2.10.

Stock to Track: AK Steel Holding Corporation (NYSE:AKS)

AK Steel Holding Corporation (NYSE:AKS) share price plunged -3.59% -0.29 points to reach at $7.79 during previous trading session. The stock’s price fluctuated within the range of $7.60 – $8.30 during previous trading session. A total of 30.80M shares exchanged hands, whereas the company’s average trading volume stands at 21.73M shares. AK Steel Holding Corporation (NYSE:AKS) has a market capitalization of $2.44B and most recently 314.16M outstanding shares have been calculated.

In terms of market analysis and trading signals, RSI moving above the horizontal 30 reference level is viewed as a bullish indicator, while the RSI moving below the horizontal 70 reference level is seen to be a bearish indicator. Movements above 70 are interpreted as indicating overbought conditions; conversely, movements under 30 reflect oversold conditions.

Relative strength index (RSI-14) for AK Steel Holding Corporation (NYSE:AKS) is at 30.11.

According to sentiments of 14 analysts the mean estimates of short term price target for the company’s stock is marked at $9.66. The most optimistic analyst sees the stock reaching $13 while the most conventional predicts the target price at $7.

The consensus mean EPS for the current quarter is at $0.14 derived from a total of 14 estimates. According to analysts minimum EPS for the current quarter is expected at $0.04 and can go high up to $0.23. However a year ago during same quarter AK Steel Holding Corporation (NYSE:AKS) reported $0.08EPS.

For the upcoming quarter, initial predictions are anticipating that the company will post earnings of $0.23 per share according to consensus of 14 analysts.

According to sentiments of 10 analysts the company is expected to report revenues of $1.49B for the current quarter. Bearish revenue estimates established at $1.4B while the bullish revenue forecast has been figured out at $1.6B.

In terms of Buy/Sell recommendations, analysts have a consensus rating of 2.93 on the shares of AK Steel Holding Corporation (NYSE:AKS). Out of rating recommendations 2 have given the stock a Buy while 1 recommend the stock as Outperform. 10 have given the stock a Hold rating, 0 as Underperform and 2 as Sell.

On technical side, moving averages may help to distinguish direction of tendencies, and they might also be used to set levels of sustenance and resistance. AK Steel Holding Corporation (NYSE:AKS)’s distance from 20 day simple moving average is -19.04% whereas its distance from 50 day simple moving average is -20.46% along with 26.73% distance from 200 day simple moving average.

An important factor to consider when evaluating a stock’s current and future value are the 52 week price high and low levels. AK Steel Holding Corporation (NYSE:AKS) shares were trading -31.61% below from the 52-week high mark of $11.39 and +303.63% above from the 52-week bottom of $1.93. The stock hit its 52-week high price on 12/08/16 and 52-week low price on 2/09/16.

When we have a peek on stock’s historical trends we come to know that, the stock has slipped -5.69% in the past one week and plunged -23.70% during previous one month drive, the stock went up 49.81% during past quarter. In the last six months the stock’s performance soared 27.29% while yearly performance of the company advanced 274.52%.The company’s year to date (YTD) performance is at -23.70%.

While taking a glance at financials, we can look at a number of key indicators. AK Steel Holding Corporation (NYSE:AKS) has a Return on Assets (ROA) of -0.20%. The company currently has a Return on Equity (ROE) of 1.20% and a Return on Investment (ROI) of 14.70%. Average true range (ATR-14) of the company sets at 0.59, along with its weekly and monthly volatility of 5.80%, 6.48% respectively. Beta value of the stock stands at 2.57.

The company’s price to free cash flow for trailing twelve months is 13.78. Its quick ratio for most recent quarter is 0.80 along with current ratio for most recent quarter of 2.10.

Analysts Opinion on Rating and Recommendation: AK Steel Holding Corporation (NYSE:AKS)

AK Steel Holding Corporation (NYSE:AKS) fell -4.84% during previous trade. JP Morgan Macquarie issued rating on the stock of AK Steel Holding Corporation (NYSE:AKS) in a research note issued to investors on Jan-25-17, the stock received “Downgrade” rating from Overweight to Neutral. Additionally Citigroup issued their verdict on the stock of the company, on record date of Jan-19-17 the stock was “Downgraded” from Neutral to Sell besides that on Jan-12-17 AK Steel Holding Corporation (NYSE:AKS) was “Downgraded” by Credit Suisse from Outperform to Neutral. Furthermore on Nov-29-16 the stock was “Downgraded” by Macquarie from Outperform to Neutral.

AK Steel Holding Corporation (NYSE:AKS) shares ended last trading session at the price of $8.26 whereas a number of traders indicating mean target price will hit $10.14 over the next twelve months, mean value of price target most recently revised on 1/24/17. AK Steel Holding Corporation (NYSE:AKS)’s highest estimates of price target are $13 and low forecast is $7 based on the opinion of 14 analysts. The price target estimates represents a standard deviation of 2.75. However brokerage recommendations suggests an ABR of 2.67 based on calls of 12 experts, where 4 brokers polls the stock a Strong Buy, 0 suggest the stock a Buy, 6 suggest Hold, 0 are rating the stock as Sell while 2 as Strong Sell.

AK Steel Holding Corporation (NYSE:AKS) is expected to release the earnings of its current quarter on 4/25/17. The company is expected to release $0.22 EPS for current quarter according to 11 analysts whereas the company reported $-0.08 EPS during same quarter a year ago. For the current quarter the stock has lowest EPS estimates of $0.06 and high estimate of $0.32. For the current year AK Steel Holding Corporation (NYSE:AKS) has set to release EPS of $0.93 as per the sentiments of 17 analysts, however according to 13 analysts, the company expected to release $0.72 EPS for next year.

AK Steel Holding Corporation (NYSE:AKS)’s average revenue estimates for the current quarter are $1.53B according to 7 number of analysts. However its lowest revenue estimates are $1.47B and highest revenue estimates are $1.6B. A year ago the company’s sales were $1.52B. Its yearly sales growth estimates are 0.80%. For the next quarter the company has anticipated average revenues of $1.58B, according to the sentiments of 6 analysts. For the current year the company has fixed $6.23B revenues, as per the opinion of 13 analysts. For the current year the company has low revenue estimates of $5.86B in contradiction of high revenue estimates of $7.02B. Whereas for the next year revenues are set at $6.14B by 12 analysts.

The stock exchanged hands 51.52M shares versus average trading capacity of 20.10M shares, while its shares’ total market worth is $2.42B along with 314.16M outstanding shares. AK Steel Holding Corporation (NYSE:AKS) shares were trading -27.48% below from the 52-week high price mark of $11.39 and +356.35% above from the 52-week price bottom of $1.81. However the company observed 52 week high price on 12/08/16 and witnessed 52 week low price on 01/29/16. The company’s price sits -15.38% below from its 50-day moving average of $10.32 and 36.36% far from the stock’s 200-day moving average which is $6.81. AK Steel Holding Corporation (NYSE:AKS)’s price to sales ratio for trailing twelve month stands at 0.43, whereas price to cash per share for most recent quarter stands at 44.96. Its price to free cash flow for trailing twelve months is 14.51.

Analysts Speculate on: AK Steel Holding Corporation (NYSE:AKS)

AK Steel Holding Corporation (NYSE:AKS) fell -5.46% during previous trade. Citigroup Macquarie issued rating on the stock of AK Steel Holding Corporation (NYSE:AKS) in a research note issued to investors on Jan-19-17, the stock received “Downgrade” rating from Neutral to Sell. Additionally Credit Suisse issued their verdict on the stock of the company, on record date of Jan-12-17 the stock was “Downgraded” from Outperform to Neutral besides that on Nov-29-16 AK Steel Holding Corporation (NYSE:AKS) was “Downgraded” by Macquarie from Outperform to Neutral. Furthermore on Nov-14-16 the stock was “Upgraded” by Morgan Stanley from Equal-Weight to Overweight.

AK Steel Holding Corporation (NYSE:AKS) shares ended last trading session at the price of $9.52 whereas a number of traders indicating mean target price will hit $10.32 over the next twelve months, mean value of price target most recently revised on 1/18/17. AK Steel Holding Corporation (NYSE:AKS)’s highest estimates of price target are $13 and low forecast is $7 based on the opinion of 14 analysts. The price target estimates represents a standard deviation of 2.75. However brokerage recommendations suggests an ABR of 2.67 based on calls of 12 experts, where 4 brokers polls the stock a Strong Buy, 0 suggest the stock a Buy, 6 suggest Hold, 0 are rating the stock as Sell while 2 as Strong Sell.

AK Steel Holding Corporation (NYSE:AKS) is expected to release the earnings of its current quarter on 1/24/17 Before Market Open. The company is expected to release $0.08 EPS for current quarter according to 15 analysts whereas the company reported $0.3 EPS during same quarter a year ago. For the current quarter the stock has lowest EPS estimates of $-0.05 and high estimate of $0.3. For the current year AK Steel Holding Corporation (NYSE:AKS) has set to release EPS of $0.32 as per the sentiments of 16 analysts, however according to 17 analysts, the company expected to release $0.97 EPS for next year.

AK Steel Holding Corporation (NYSE:AKS)’s average revenue estimates for the current quarter are $1.41B according to 10 number of analysts. However its lowest revenue estimates are $1.37B and highest revenue estimates are $1.47B. A year ago the company’s sales were $1.54B. Its yearly sales growth estimates are -8.40%. For the next quarter the company has anticipated average revenues of $1.55B, according to the sentiments of 5 analysts. For the current year the company has fixed $5.88B revenues, as per the opinion of 13 analysts. For the current year the company has low revenue estimates of $5.84B in contradiction of high revenue estimates of $5.93B. Whereas for the next year revenues are set at $6.3B by 14 analysts.

The stock exchanged hands 18.46M shares versus average trading capacity of 19.61M shares, while its shares’ total market worth is $3.18B along with 313.02M outstanding shares. AK Steel Holding Corporation (NYSE:AKS) shares were trading -16.42% below from the 52-week high price mark of $11.39 and +480.49% above from the 52-week price bottom of $1.64. However the company observed 52 week high price on 12/08/16 and witnessed 52 week low price on 01/25/16. The company’s price sits 0.09% above from its 50-day moving average of $10.38 and 59.84% far from the stock’s 200-day moving average which is $6.67. AK Steel Holding Corporation (NYSE:AKS)’s price to sales ratio for trailing twelve month stands at 0.50, whereas price to cash per share for most recent quarter stands at 52.68. Its price to free cash flow for trailing twelve months is 17.00.

Steady Stock Movements: AK Steel Holding Corporation (NYSE:AKS)

AK Steel Holding Corporation (NYSE:AKS) share price plunged -1.62% or -0.16 points to reach at $9.71 during previous trading session. The stock’s price fluctuated within the range of $ 9.63 – $ 10.18 during previous trading session. A total of 17,378,545 shares exchanged hands, whereas the company’s average trading volume stands at 21.92M shares. AK Steel Holding Corporation (NYSE:AKS) has a market capitalization of $ 2.99B and most recently 313.02M outstanding shares have been calculated.

In terms of market analysis and trading signals, RSI moving above the horizontal 30 reference level is viewed as a bullish indicator, while the RSI moving below the horizontal 70 reference level is seen to be a bearish indicator. Movements above 70 are interpreted as indicating overbought conditions; conversely, movements under 30 reflect oversold conditions.

Relative strength index (RSI-14) for AK Steel Holding Corporation (NYSE:AKS) is at 43.73.

According to sentiments of 14 analysts the mean estimates of short term price target for the company’s stock is marked at $ 9.89. The most optimistic analyst sees the stock reaching $ 13.00 while the most conventional predicts the target price at $ 5.00.

The consensus mean EPS for the current quarter is at $0.09 derived from a total of 15 estimates. According to analysts minimum EPS for the current quarter is expected at $-0.05 and can go high up to $0.29. However a year ago during same quarter AK Steel Holding Corporation (NYSE:AKS) reported $0.3 EPS.

For the upcoming quarter, initial predictions are anticipating that the company will post earnings of $0.2 per share according to consensus of 10 analysts.

According to sentiments of 10 analysts the company is expected to report revenues of $1.41B for the current quarter. Bearish revenue estimates established at $1.37B while the bullish revenue forecast has been figured out at $1.49B.

In terms of Buy/Sell recommendations, analysts have a consensus rating of 2.73 on the shares of AK Steel Holding Corporation (NYSE:AKS). Out of rating recommendations 2 have given the stock a Buy while 2 recommend the stock as Outperform. 10 have given the stock a Hold rating, 0 as Underperform and 1 as Sell.

On technical side, moving averages may help to distinguish direction of tendencies, and they might also be used to set levels of sustenance and resistance. AK Steel Holding Corporation (NYSE:AKS)’s distance from 20 day simple moving average is -8.47% whereas its distance from 50 day simple moving average is 5.08% along with 65.37% distance from 200 day simple moving average.

Important factors to consider when evaluating a stock’s current and future value are the 52 week price high and low levels. AK Steel Holding Corporation (NYSE:AKS) shares were trading -14.75% below from the 52-week high mark of $11.39 and +492.07% above from the 52-week bottom of $1.64. The stock hit its 52-week high price on 12/08/16, and 52-week low price on 01/20/16.

When we have a peek on stock’s historical trends we come to know that, the stock has slipped -9.42% in the past one week and plunged -4.05% during previous one month drive, the stock went up 113.88% during past quarter. In the last six months the stock’s performance soared 73.39% while yearly performance of the company advanced 373.66%. The company’s year to date (YTD) performance is at -4.90%.

While taking a glance at financials, we can look at a number of key indicators. AK Steel Holding Corporation (NYSE:AKS) has a Return on Assets (ROA) of -2.30%. The company currently has a Return on Equity (ROE) of 11.00% and a Return on Investment (ROI) of -19.90%. Average true range (ATR-14) of the company sets at 0.61, along with its weekly and monthly volatility of 5.93%, 5.31% respectively. Beta value of the stock stands at 2.64.

The company’s price to free cash flow for trailing twelve months is 17.34. Its quick ratio for most recent quarter is 0.70 along with current ratio for most recent quarter of 1.80.

Check on Ratings and Recommendations Roundup: AK Steel Holding Corporation (NYSE:AKS)

AK Steel Holding Corporation (NYSE:AKS) fell -10.44% during previous trade. Credit Suisse Macquarie issued rating on the stock of AK Steel Holding Corporation (NYSE:AKS) in a research note issued to investors on Jan-12-17, the stock received “Downgrade” rating from Outperform to Neutral. Additionally Macquarie issued their verdict on the stock of the company, on record date of Nov-29-16 the stock was “Downgraded” from Outperform to Neutral besides that on Nov-14-16 AK Steel Holding Corporation (NYSE:AKS) was “Upgraded” by Morgan Stanley from Equal-Weight to Overweight. Furthermore on Oct-28-16 the stock was “Reiterated” by Jefferies from Hold to Buy.

AK Steel Holding Corporation (NYSE:AKS) shares ended last trading session at the price of $9.87 whereas a number of traders indicating mean target price will hit $9.89 over the next twelve months, mean value of price target most recently revised on 1/3/17. AK Steel Holding Corporation (NYSE:AKS)’s highest estimates of price target are $13 and low forecast is $5 based on the opinion of 14 analysts. The price target estimates represents a standard deviation of 2.75. However brokerage recommendations suggests an ABR of 2.67 based on calls of 12 experts, where 4 brokers polls the stock a Strong Buy, 0 suggest the stock a Buy, 6 suggest Hold, 0 are rating the stock as Sell while 2 as Strong Sell.

AK Steel Holding Corporation (NYSE:AKS) is expected to release the earnings of its current quarter on 1/24/17. The company is expected to release $0.09 EPS for current quarter according to 15 analysts whereas the company reported $0.3 EPS during same quarter a year ago. For the current quarter the stock has lowest EPS estimates of $-0.05 and high estimate of $0.29. For the current year AK Steel Holding Corporation (NYSE:AKS) has set to release EPS of $0.33 as per the sentiments of 16 analysts, however according to 17 analysts, the company expected to release $0.91 EPS for next year.

AK Steel Holding Corporation (NYSE:AKS)’s average revenue estimates for the current quarter are $1.41B according to 10 number of analysts. However its lowest revenue estimates are $1.37B and highest revenue estimates are $1.49B. A year ago the company’s sales were $1.54B. Its yearly sales growth estimates are -8.30%. For the next quarter the company has anticipated average revenues of $1.55B, according to the sentiments of 5 analysts. For the current year the company has fixed $5.88B revenues, as per the opinion of 13 analysts. For the current year the company has low revenue estimates of $5.84B in contradiction of high revenue estimates of $5.95B. Whereas for the next year revenues are set at $6.29B by 14 analysts.

The stock exchanged hands 35.76M shares versus average trading capacity of 19M shares, while its shares’ total market worth is $2.71B along with 313.02M outstanding shares. AK Steel Holding Corporation (NYSE:AKS) shares were trading -13.35% below from the 52-week high price mark of $11.39 and +501.83% above from the 52-week price bottom of $1.64. However the company observed 52 week high price on 12/08/16 and witnessed 52 week low price on 01/20/16. The company’s price sits 7.90% above from its 50-day moving average of $10.30 and 68.90% far from the stock’s 200-day moving average which is $6.50. AK Steel Holding Corporation (NYSE:AKS)’s price to sales ratio for trailing twelve month stands at 0.52, whereas price to cash per share for most recent quarter stands at 54.53. Its price to free cash flow for trailing twelve months is 17.60.

Analyst’s keeping an Eye on: AK Steel Holding Corporation (NYSE:AKS)

AK Steel Holding Corporation (NYSE:AKS) share price soared 7.18% or 0.74 points to reach at $11.05 during previous trading session. The stock’s price fluctuated within the range of $10.54 – $11.11 during previous trading session. A total of 18,156,000 shares exchanged hands, whereas the company’s average trading volume stands at 21.27M shares. AK Steel Holding Corporation (NYSE:AKS) has a market capitalization of $3.71B and most recently 313.02M outstanding shares have been calculated.

In terms of market analysis and trading signals, RSI moving above the horizontal 30 reference level is viewed as a bullish indicator, while the RSI moving below the horizontal 70 reference level is seen to be a bearish indicator. Movements above 70 are interpreted as indicating overbought conditions; conversely, movements under 30 reflect oversold conditions.

Relative strength index (RSI-14) for AK Steel Holding Corporation (NYSE:AKS) is at 62.15.

According to sentiments of 14 analysts the mean estimates of short term price target for the company’s stock is marked at $9.79. The most optimistic analyst sees the stock reaching $13.00 while the most conventional predicts the target price at $5.00.

The consensus mean EPS for the current quarter is at $0.08 derived from a total of 15 estimates. According to analysts minimum EPS for the current quarter is expected at $-0.05 and can go high up to $0.29. However a year ago during same quarter AK Steel Holding Corporation (NYSE:AKS) reported $0.3 EPS.

For the upcoming quarter, initial predictions are anticipating that the company will post earnings of $0.21 per share according to consensus of 10 analysts.

According to sentiments of 10 analysts the company is expected to report revenues of $1.41B for the current quarter. Bearish revenue estimates established at $1.37B while the bullish revenue forecast has been figured out at $1.49B.

In terms of Buy/Sell recommendations, analysts have a consensus rating of 2.67 on the shares of AK Steel Holding Corporation (NYSE:AKS). Out of rating recommendations 2 have given the stock a Buy while 3 recommend the stock as Outperform. 9 have given the stock a Hold rating, 0 as Underperform and 1 as Sell.

On technical side, moving averages may help to distinguish direction of tendencies, and they might also be used to set levels of sustenance and resistance. AK Steel Holding Corporation (NYSE:AKS)’s distance from 20 day simple moving average is 5.07% whereas its distance from 50 day simple moving average is 23.97% along with 91.34% distance from 200 day simple moving average.

Important factors to consider when evaluating a stock’s current and future value are the 52 week price high and low levels. AK Steel Holding Corporation (NYSE:AKS) shares were trading -2.99% below from the 52-week high mark of $11.39 and +573.78% above from the 52-week bottom of $1.64. The stock hit its 52-week high price on 12/08/16, and 52-week low price on 01/20/16.

When we have a peek on stock’s historical trends we come to know that, the stock has climbed 4.84% in the past one week and soared 3.08% during previous one month drive, the stock went up 127.37% during past quarter. In the last six months the stock’s performance soared 103.50% while yearly performance of the company advanced 436.41%. The company’s year to date (YTD) performance is at 8.23%.

While taking a glance at financials, we can look at a number of key indicators. AK Steel Holding Corporation (NYSE:AKS) has a Return on Assets (ROA) of -2.30%. The company currently has a Return on Equity (ROE) of 11.00% and a Return on Investment (ROI) of -19.90%. Average true range (ATR-14) of the company sets at 0.58, along with its weekly and monthly volatility of 5.29%, 5.35% respectively. Beta value of the stock stands at 2.65.

The company’s price to free cash flow for trailing twelve months is 19.70. Its quick ratio for most recent quarter is 0.70 along with current ratio for most recent quarter of 1.80.

Analyst’s Watch: AK Steel Holding Corporation (NYSE:AKS)

AK Steel Holding Corporation (NYSE:AKS) plunged -0.87% during previous trade, a total of 13.87M shares exchanged hands compared with its average trading volume of 19.78M shares whereas its relative volume is 0.67. The stock has a market capitalization of $3.17B along with 313.02M outstanding shares. Stock’s intraday price range hit the peak level of $10.48 and touched the lowest level of $10.17.

Most recently AK Steel Holding Corporation (NYSE:AKS)’s price target was revised on 12/12/16 and according to 14 analysts stock’s price will reach at $9.21 during 52 weeks with standard deviation of 3.16. Stock’s minimum price target estimates has been figured out at $4 while the maximum price target forecast is established at $13, if we look at the price target with an optimistic approach it has upside potential of 27% from its latest closing price of $10.21.

Historically, if we look at price target revisions, three weeks ago AK Steel Holding Corporation (NYSE:AKS)’s price target was revised on 12/05/16 by the analysts, however the bullish price estimates of the stock set at $12 while the bearish estimates kept at $4 over the next one year. Stock’s 52-week target was retained at $8.38, the estimates indicates a standard deviation of 2.70.

While taking an overview of recommendation trends, the stock currently has an average brokerage recommendation of 2.67. ABR value is precisely based on brokerage recommendations, where out of 12 brokerage recommendations 4 rate AK Steel Holding Corporation (NYSE:AKS) stock a Strong Buy, 0 rate the stocks of the company a Buy, 6 rate Hold, 0 rate Sell and 2 recommend a Strong Sell. Most recently on 11/29/16 the stock of AK Steel Holding Corporation (NYSE:AKS) downgraded by Macquarie from Outperform to Neutral. However previously on 11/14/16 it was upgraded by Morgan Stanley from Equal-Weight to Overweight. A research note issued on 10/28/16 the stock was upgraded by Jefferies from Hold to Buy.

AK Steel Holding Corporation (NYSE:AKS) performance over the past one year soared 355.80% whereas its year to date (YTD) performance indicated a bullish trend of 355.80%. During the last six months the stock climbed 110.52%. Quarterly performance of the company shows optimistic momentum of 111.39% while its last one month trend is positive with 11.83%. Stock’s weekly performance expressed down trend of -4.67%.

The company’s price sits 23.65% above from its 50-day moving average of $9.74 and 82.90% far from the stock’s 200-day moving average which is $6.21. AK Steel Holding Corporation (NYSE:AKS)’s shares are currently trading -10.36% away from the 52-week high price of $11.39 and +522.56% far from the 52-week low price of $1.64.

According to consensus agreement of 15 analysts AK Steel Holding Corporation (NYSE:AKS) will report earnings per share of $0.08 in their quarterly report and it is expected to announce the company’s results on 1/24/17 Before Market Open. For the current quarter the company has high EPS estimates of $0.29 in contradiction of low EPS estimates of $-0.05. However a year ago for the same quarter the company has reported $0.3 EPS. Current year EPS projections for AK Steel Holding Corporation (NYSE:AKS) set at $0.32 according to the sentiments of 16 analysts, while its lowest earnings estimates are $0.17 and highest earnings estimates are $0.6.

According to 10 analysts, AK Steel Holding Corporation (NYSE:AKS)’s revenue estimates for the current quarter are $1.41B meanwhile the company has high revenue estimates of $1.49B in contradiction of low revenue estimates of $1.37B. For the current year the company’s revenue estimates are $5.87B compared to low analyst estimates of $5.84B and high estimates of $5.95B according to the projection of 13 analysts.