AK Steel Holding Corporation (NYSE:AKS) closed its last session at $5.18. The stock traded within a range of $4.85 and $5.20. The company operates in the Basic Materials sector with a market capitalization of 1.65 Million. Trading volume for AK Steel Holding Corporation was 16.44 Million in its previous trading session. Currently, AK Steel Holding Corporation (NYSE:AKS) has an average volume of 18.3 Million.
AK Steel produces flat-rolled carbon, stainless and electrical steel products, as well as carbon and stainless tubular steel products, for automotive, appliance, construction and manufacturing markets. AK Steel maintains a relentless pursuit of improvement in every critical performance measure. The result is a track record without equal.
AK Steel Holding Corporation (NYSE:AKS) received a Buy rating from 2 analysts. 0 analysts gave its stock an Outperform rating. 1 analysts say it’s a Hold while 0 analysts provided their expert opinion as Sell.
AK Steel Holding Corporation (NYSE:AKS) touched its 1-Year High price of $9.19 on 02/21/17 and its 1-Year Low price of $4.00 on 11/15/17.
EPS & Financials
AK Steel Holding Corporation (NYSE:AKS) reported its EPS in the last quarter as $-0.06/Share beating the analyst estimate of $-0.13/Share by a difference of $0.07. This showed a surprise of 53.8% in the last quarter earnings.
For the current quarter, 12 analysts are projecting a mean EPS of $0.01/share. According to their observations and findings, the stock could provide a high EPS of $0.11/share and a low EPS of $-0.12/share.
Analysts believe that the company has the potential to earn average revenue of $1.56 Billion for the current quarter. According to their predictions high & low revenue estimates are 1.61 Billion and 1.43 Billion respectively.
By taking a look at the stock’s current statistics it can gauged that the stock candle is BULLISH with HIGH volatility. AK Steel Holding Corporation (NYSE:AKS) has a 20-Day average volume of 22.47 Million. According to today’s trading volume AK Steel Holding Corporation is BELOW its 20-Day Avg. volume with the stock showing BELOW Abnormal volume in the past 150 days.
Moving average convergence divergence (MACD) shows that the stock is on a PRICE RELATIVITY trend. The trend for the past 10-days shows that the company was in BULLISH territory while an analysis of the last 40-Day trend shows a BEARISH signal. The 100-Day trend also shows a BULLISH trend as well.
The company currently has an insider ownership of 0.8 Percent and Institutional ownership of 67.1 Percent. The return on assets stands at 2.7%, Return on Equity currently is -53.1% and the Return on Investment value is 14.7%.
AK Steel Holding Corporation (NYSE:AKS) gross margin percentage stands at 11.9% while its operating margin for the past trailing twelve month is 5.6 percent and its overall profit margin (ttm) is 1.8 Percent. The stock is currently moving below its 20-Day Simple Moving Average of -6.16% with a 50-Day Simple Moving Average of -8.2 percent. As of today, the company has a SMA200 (200-day simple moving average) of -8.3 Percent. The Stock has YTD (year to date) performance of -8.48 percent.
The TTM operating margin for the company stands at 5.6%. The return on invested capital is at 14.7%, which is good, compared to its peers. The Free Cash Flow or FCF margin is 45.53.
The company’s stock is currently moving with a -ve distance from the 200 day SMA of approximately -8.3%, and has a solid year to date (YTD) performance of -8.48% which means that the stock is constantly adding to its value from the previous fiscal year end price.