Price Target Analysis: AK Steel Holding Corporation (NYSE:AKS)

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AK Steel Holding Corporation (NYSE:AKS) will report its next earnings on Jan 24 – Jan 30 (Est.). The company reported the earnings of $0.21/Share in the last quarter where the estimated EPS by analysts was $0.13/share. The difference between the expected and actual EPS was $0.08/share, which represents an Earnings surprise of 61.5%.

Many analysts are providing their Estimated Earnings analysis for AK Steel Holding Corporation and for the current quarter 15 analysts have projected that the stock could give an Average Earnings estimate of $0.07/share. These analysts have also projected a Low Estimate of $-0.05/share and a High Estimate of $0.29/share.

In case of Revenue Estimates, 10 analysts have provided their consensus Average Revenue Estimates for AK Steel Holding Corporation as 1.41 Billion. According to these analysts, the Low Revenue Estimate for AK Steel Holding Corporation is 1.37 Billion and the High Revenue Estimate is 1.49 Billion. The company had Year Ago Sales of 1.54 Billion.

These analysts also forecasted Growth Estimates for the Current Quarter for AKS to be -76.7%. They are projecting Next Quarter growth of 275%. For the next 5 years, AK Steel Holding Corporation is expecting Growth of 5% per annum, whereas in the past 5 years the growth was -18.28% per annum.

Some buy side analysts are also providing their Analysis on AK Steel Holding Corporation, where 2 analysts have rated the stock as Strong buy, 5 analysts have given a Buy signal, 7 said it’s a HOLD, 0 reported it as Underperform and 1 analysts rated the stock as Sell. (These Recommendations are for the Current Month Only reported by Yahoo Finance.)

When it comes to the Analysis of a Stock, Price Target plays a vital role. 13 Analysts reported that the Price Target for AK Steel Holding Corporation might touch $12 high while the Average Price Target and Low price Target is $7.04 and $4 respectively.

To analyze a stock, one should look for Upgrades and Downgrades of a stock. AK Steel Holding Corporation got Downgrade on 29-Nov-16 where investment firm Macquarie Downgrade the stock from Outperform to Neutral.

AK Steel Holding Corporation closed its last trading session at $9.1 with the loss of -1.76%. The Market Capitalization of the company stands at 2.8 Billion. The Company has 52-week high of $9.5 and 52-week low of $1.64. The stock’s current distance from 20-Day Simple Moving Average (SMA20) is 23.26% where SMA50 and SMA200 are 53.91% and 85.98% respectively. The Company Touched its 52-Week High on Nov 28, 2016 and 52-Week Low on Jan 20, 2016.

The Relative Volume of the company is 1.41 and Average Volume (3 months) is 18.28 million. AK Steel Holding Corporation P/E (price to earnings) ratio is 0 and Forward P/E ratio of 14.66.

The company shows its Return on Assets (ROA) value of -2.3%. The Return on Equity (ROE) value stands at 11%. While it’s Return on Investment (ROI) value is -19.9%.

While looking at the Stock’s Performance, AK Steel Holding Corporation currently shows a Weekly Performance of 11.33%, where Monthly Performance is 71.59%, Quarterly performance is 101.35%, 6 Months performance is 109.37% and yearly performance percentage is 275.63%. Year to Date performance value (YTD perf) value is 299.11%. The Stock currently has a Weekly Volatility of 6.48% and Monthly Volatility of 5.64%.