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

AK Steel Holding Corporation (NYSE:AKS) share price soared 3.23% or 0.23 points to reach at $7.34 during previous trading session. The stock’s price fluctuated within the range of $7.05 – $7.41 during previous trading session. A total of 12.10M shares exchanged hands, whereas the company’s average trading volume stands at 20.10M shares. AK Steel Holding Corporation (NYSE:AKS) has a market capitalization of $2.29B and most recently 314.79M 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 40.58.

According to sentiments of 12 analysts the mean estimates of short term price target for the company’s stock is marked at $9.69. The most optimistic analyst sees the stock reaching $13.00 while the most conventional predicts the target price at $7.30.

The consensus means 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 $0.07 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 $0.23 per share according to consensus of 13 analysts.

According to sentiments of 9 analysts the company is expected to report revenues of $1.48B for the current quarter. Bearish revenue estimates established at $1.4M while the bullish revenue forecast has been figured out at $1.54B.

In terms of Buy/Sell recommendations, analysts have a consensus rating of 2.85 on the shares of AK Steel Holding Corporation (NYSE:AKS). Out of rating recommendations 2 have given the stock a Buy while 0 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) distance from 20 day simple moving average is -7.51% whereas its distance from 50 day simple moving average is -11.90% along with 6.63% distance from 200 day simple moving average.

An important factor to consider when evaluating a stock’s current and future value is the 52 week price high and low levels. AK Steel Holding Corporation (NYSE:AKS) shares were trading -35.56% below from the 52-week high mark of $11.39 and 121.75% above from the 52-week bottom of $3.31. The stock hit its 52-week high price on 12/08/16, and 52-week low price on 05/19/16.

When we have a peek on stock’s historical trends we come to know that, the stock has slipped -0.94% in the past one week and plunged -12.31% during previous one month drive, the stock went down -31.40% during past quarter. In the last six months the stock’s performance soared 44.77% while yearly performance of the company advanced 76.02%. The company’s year to date (YTD) performance is at -28.11%.

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 0.42, along with its weekly and monthly volatility of 5.03%, 4.99% respectively. Beta value of the stock stands at 2.81.

The company’s price to free cash flow for trailing twelve months is 13.65. Its quick ratio for most recent quarter is 0.80 along with current ratio for most recent quarter of 1.20.

Traders Alert: AK Steel Holding Corporation (NYSE:AKS)

AK Steel Holding Corporation (NYSE:AKS) share price plunged -10.40% or -0.86 points to reach at $7.41 during previous trading session. The stock’s price fluctuated within the range of $7.38 – $8.34 during previous trading session. A total of 23.83M shares exchanged hands, whereas the company’s average trading volume stands at 17.87M shares. AK Steel Holding Corporation (NYSE:AKS) has a market capitalization of $2.32B and most recently 314.79M 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 34.96.

According to sentiments of 12 analysts the mean estimates of short term price target for the company’s stock is marked at $9.78. The most optimistic analyst sees the stock reaching $13.00 while the most conventional predicts the target price at $7.30.

The consensus means EPS for the current quarter is at $0.14 derived from a total of 13 estimates. According to analysts minimum EPS for the current quarter is expected at $0.07 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 9 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 2.85 on the shares of AK Steel Holding Corporation (NYSE:AKS). Out of rating recommendations 2 have given the stock a Buy while 0 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) distance from 20 day simple moving average is -9.79% whereas its distance from 50 day simple moving average is -14.38% along with 8.63% 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 -34.94% below from the 52-week high mark of $11.39 and 123.87% above from the 52-week bottom of $3.31. The stock hit its 52-week high price on 12/08/16, and 52-week low price on 05/19/16.

When we have a peek on stock’s historical trends we come to know that, the stock has slipped -6.79% in the past one week and plunged -16.18% during previous one month drive, the stock went down -28.61% during past quarter. In the last six months the stock’s performance soared 72.33% while yearly performance of the company advanced 73.13%. The company’s year to date (YTD) performance is at -27.42%.

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 0.44, along with its weekly and monthly volatility of 0.28%, 5.20% respectively. Beta value of the stock stands at 2.79.

The company’s price to free cash flow for trailing twelve months is 13.15. Its quick ratio for most recent quarter is 0.80 along with current ratio for most recent quarter of 2.10.

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.