NYSE:AKS - AK Steel Stock Price, News, & Analysis

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$3.15 +0.17 (+5.70 %)
(As of 02/19/2019 12:57 PM ET)
Previous Close$2.98
Today's Range$2.98 - $3.15
52-Week Range$2.05 - $6.14
Volume166,755 shs
Average Volume11.69 million shs
Market Capitalization$993.96 million
P/E Ratio4.91
Dividend YieldN/A
Beta2.73
AK Steel Holding Corporation, through its subsidiary, AK Steel Corporation, produces flat-rolled carbon, stainless, and electrical steels, and tubular products in the United States and internationally. It produces flat-rolled carbon steel products, including coated, cold-rolled, and hot-rolled carbon steel products; grain-oriented specialty stainless and electrical steels; and carbon and stainless steel tubing products. The company also buys and sells steel and steel products, as well as other materials; and produces metallurgical coal from reserves in Somerset County, Pennsylvania. It sells its flat-rolled carbon steel products primarily to automotive manufacturers; customers in the infrastructure and manufacturing markets, including the manufacturers of power transmission and distribution transformers, who produce equipment for the electrical grid, as well as electrical motors and generators; and manufacturers of heating, ventilation and air conditioning equipment, and appliances. The company also sells its carbon steel products to distributors, service centers, and converters. AK Steel Holding Corporation was founded in 1993 and is headquartered in West Chester, Ohio.

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Industry, Sector and Symbol

Industry Blast furnaces & steel mills
Sub-IndustrySteel
SectorBasic Materials
CUSIP00154710
Phone513-425-5000

Debt

Price-To-Earnings

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$6.82 billion
Cash Flow$1.5144 per share
Book Value$1.36 per share

Profitability

Net Income$186 million

Miscellaneous

Employees9,200
Market Cap$993.96 million
OptionableOptionable

AK Steel (NYSE:AKS) Frequently Asked Questions

What is AK Steel's stock symbol?

AK Steel trades on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) under the ticker symbol "AKS."

How were AK Steel's earnings last quarter?

AK Steel Holding Co. (NYSE:AKS) issued its earnings results on Monday, January, 28th. The basic materials company reported $0.16 EPS for the quarter, topping the consensus estimate of $0.11 by $0.05. The basic materials company had revenue of $1.68 billion for the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $1.70 billion. AK Steel had a net margin of 2.73% and a return on equity of 54.01%. The business's revenue was up 12.1% on a year-over-year basis. During the same period in the previous year, the firm earned ($0.06) EPS. View AK Steel's Earnings History.

When is AK Steel's next earnings date?

AK Steel is scheduled to release their next quarterly earnings announcement on Monday, April 29th 2019. View Earnings Estimates for AK Steel.

What guidance has AK Steel issued on next quarter's earnings?

AK Steel updated its FY19 earnings guidance on Monday, January, 28th. The company provided EPS guidance of $0.51-0.57 for the period, compared to the Thomson Reuters consensus EPS estimate of $0.64. AK Steel also updated its FY 2019 guidance to $0.51-0.57 EPS.

What price target have analysts set for AKS?

12 brokers have issued 1-year target prices for AK Steel's stock. Their forecasts range from $2.50 to $6.00. On average, they expect AK Steel's stock price to reach $3.5745 in the next twelve months. This suggests a possible upside of 13.5% from the stock's current price. View Analyst Price Targets for AK Steel.

What is the consensus analysts' recommendation for AK Steel?

12 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for AK Steel in the last year. There are currently 3 sell ratings, 8 hold ratings and 1 buy rating for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Hold." View Analyst Ratings for AK Steel.

Has AK Steel been receiving favorable news coverage?

News stories about AKS stock have trended negative this week, InfoTrie Sentiment Analysis reports. The research firm ranks the sentiment of media coverage by analyzing more than six thousand blog and news sources in real-time. The firm ranks coverage of publicly-traded companies on a scale of negative five to five, with scores nearest to five being the most favorable. AK Steel earned a coverage optimism score of -2.8 on InfoTrie's scale. They also gave news articles about the basic materials company a news buzz of 10.0 out of 10, meaning that recent media coverage is extremely likely to have an effect on the company's share price in the near term.

Are investors shorting AK Steel?

AK Steel saw a increase in short interest in the month of January. As of January 31st, there was short interest totalling 58,274,442 shares, an increase of 9.9% from the January 15th total of 53,014,226 shares. Based on an average daily trading volume, of 12,478,829 shares, the short-interest ratio is currently 4.7 days. Currently, 18.9% of the shares of the stock are sold short. View AK Steel's Current Options Chain.

Who are some of AK Steel's key competitors?

Who are AK Steel's key executives?

AK Steel's management team includes the folowing people:
  • Mr. Roger K. Newport, CEO & Director (Age 54)
  • Mr. Kirk W. Reich, Pres & COO (Age 51)
  • Mr. Jaime Vasquez, VP of Fin. & CFO (Age 56)
  • Mr. Joseph C. Alter, VP, Gen. Counsel & Corp. Sec. (Age 42)
  • Mr. Scott M. Lauschke, VP of Sales & Customer Service (Age 49)

Who are AK Steel's major shareholders?

AK Steel's stock is owned by many different of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional investors include BlackRock Inc. (14.56%), State of New Jersey Common Pension Fund D (4.81%), Dimensional Fund Advisors LP (2.35%), Merriman Wealth Management LLC (1.27%), Bank of New York Mellon Corp (1.25%) and Northern Trust Corp (1.23%). Company insiders that own AK Steel stock include James A Thomson, Joseph C Alter, Roger K Newport and William K Gerber. View Institutional Ownership Trends for AK Steel.

Which major investors are selling AK Steel stock?

AKS stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including KBC Group NV, Royce & Associates LP, Squarepoint Ops LLC, State of New Jersey Common Pension Fund D, Commerzbank Aktiengesellschaft FI, Two Sigma Investments LP, MetLife Investment Advisors LLC and LPL Financial LLC. Company insiders that have sold AK Steel company stock in the last year include James A Thomson and William K Gerber. View Insider Buying and Selling for AK Steel.

Which major investors are buying AK Steel stock?

AKS stock was acquired by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Two Sigma Advisers LP, Dimensional Fund Advisors LP, Merriman Wealth Management LLC, Oregon Public Employees Retirement Fund, Commonwealth Equity Services LLC, BlackRock Inc., Rafferty Asset Management LLC and Tibra Equities Europe Ltd. Company insiders that have bought AK Steel stock in the last two years include Joseph C Alter and Roger K Newport. View Insider Buying and Selling for AK Steel.

How do I buy shares of AK Steel?

Shares of AKS can be purchased through any online brokerage account. Popular online brokerages with access to the U.S. stock market include Vanguard Brokerage Services, TD Ameritrade, E*TRADE, Scottrade, Fidelity and Charles Schwab.

What is AK Steel's stock price today?

One share of AKS stock can currently be purchased for approximately $3.15.

How big of a company is AK Steel?

AK Steel has a market capitalization of $993.96 million and generates $6.82 billion in revenue each year. The basic materials company earns $186 million in net income (profit) each year or $0.64 on an earnings per share basis. AK Steel employs 9,200 workers across the globe.

What is AK Steel's official website?

The official website for AK Steel is http://www.aksteel.com.

How can I contact AK Steel?

AK Steel's mailing address is 9227 CENTRE POINTE DRIVE, WEST CHESTER OH, 45069. The basic materials company can be reached via phone at 513-425-5000 or via email at [email protected]


MarketBeat Community Rating for AK Steel (NYSE AKS)

Community Ranking:  2.0 out of 5 (star star)
Outperform Votes:  520 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  759 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  1,279
MarketBeat's community ratings are surveys of what our community members think about AK Steel and other stocks. Vote "Outperform" if you believe AKS will outperform the S&P 500 over the long term. Vote "Underperform" if you believe AKS will underperform the S&P 500 over the long term. You may vote once every thirty days.
This page was last updated on 2/19/2019 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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