Stock’s Stunning Activities: AK Steel Holding Corporation (NYSE:AKS)

stock overview

AK Steel Holding Corporation (NYSE:AKS) belonging to the Basic Materials sector has surged 4.92% and closed its last trading session at $8.74.

The company reported its EPS on 01/24/2017. Currently, the stock has a 1 Year Price Target of $9.66.

The consensus recommendation, according to Zacks Investment research, is 2.82. The scale runs from 1 to 5 with 1 recommending Strong Buy and 5 recommending a Strong Sell.

The Stock had a 2.83 Consensus Analyst Recommendation 30 Days Ago, whereas 60 days ago and 90 days ago the analyst recommendations were 2.67 and 2.82 respectively.

AK Steel Holding Corporation on 01/24/2017 reported its EPS as $0.14 with the analysts projecting the EPS of the stock as $0.06. The company beat the analyst EPS Estimate with the difference of $0.08. This shows a surprise factor of 133.3%.

Many analysts have provided their estimated foresights on AK Steel Holding Corporation Earnings, with 13 analysts believing the company would generate an Average Estimate of $0.14.

Whereas they predicted High and Low Earnings Estimate as $0.23 and $0.04 respectively. While in the same Quarter Previous year, the Actual EPS was $-0.08.

Analysts are also projecting an Average Revenue Estimate for AK Steel Holding Corporation as $1.48 Billion in the Current Quarter. This estimate is provided by 9 analysts.

The High Revenue estimate is predicted as 1.54 Billion, while the Low Revenue Estimate prediction stands at 1.4 Billion. The company’s last year sales total was 1.52 Billion.

For the Current Quarter, the growth estimate for AK Steel Holding Corporation is 275%, while for the Next Quarter the stock growth estimate is 200%.

In the past 5 years, the stock showed growth of -18.28% per annum. While for the next 5 years, the growth estimate is 33.1%.

The Company got Downgrade by Morgan Stanley on 13-Feb-17 from Overweight to Equal-Weight.

Insider Trades for AK Steel Holding Corporation show that the latest trade was made on 22 Feb 2017 where Lauschke (Scott M), the Officer completed a transaction type “Sell” in which 3426 shares were traded at a price of $8.48.

Over the period of 6 months, Insider Purchases show a total of 3 transaction in which 37200 shares were traded.

14 analysts projected Price Targets for AK Steel Holding Corporation. The analysts believe that the company stock price could grow as high as $13. The Low Price target projection by analysts is $7 and the Mean Price Target is $9.66.

AK Steel Holding Corporation (NYSE:AKS) has the market capitalization of $2.78 Billion. The company rocked its 52-Week High of $11.39 on Dec 8, 2016 and touched its 52-Week Low of $3.31 on May 19, 2016.

The stock has Return on Assets (ROA) of -0.2 percent. Return on Equity (ROE) stands at 1.2% and Return on Investment (ROI) of 14.7 percent.

The stock is currently showing YTD performance of -14.4 Percent. The company has Beta Value of 2.72 and ATR value of 0.49. The Weekly and Monthly Volatility stands at 6.36% and 4.95%.