02/13/2017 – AK Steel Holding Corporation was downgraded to “equal-weight” by analysts at Morgan Stanley. Cwm Lc invested 0% in AK Steel Holding Corporation (NYSE:AKS). Morgan Stanley now has a $34.00 target price on the basic materials company’s stock, down from their previous target price of $48.00.
Several other equities analysts have also commented on the stock.
04/27/2017 – AK Steel Holding Corporation had its “market perform” rating reiterated by analysts at Cowen.
AK Steel Holding Corporation (AKS) stock price ended its day with loss -0.17% and finalized at the price of $5.82. Rosenblatt Securities downgraded shares of United States Steel from a “buy” rating to a “neutral” rating in a research note on Monday, January 9th. Two investment analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, seven have given a hold rating, four have assigned a buy rating and one has given a strong buy rating to the stock. Ubs Oconnor Lc owns 0% invested in AK Steel Holding Corporation (NYSE:AKS) for 572,600 shares. X has recorded a 50-day average of $29.76 and a two hundred day average of $31.94. The stock’s market capitalization is $3.66 billion. In the last six months the stock’s performance soared 2.28% while yearly performance of the company advanced 27.28%.
For the upcoming quarter, initial predictions are anticipating that the company will post earnings of $0.68 per share according to consensus of 13 analysts.
7 analysts on average are expecting the company to report revenue of $1.55 Billion for the current quarter. United States Steel had a negative return on equity of 11.36% and a negative net margin of 4.29%. Capital Bank Financial Corp. now has $2.02 billion valuation. The difference between the expected and actual EPS was $0.05/share, which represents an Earnings surprise of 35.7%. The company’s revenue was up 16.4% on a year-over-year basis.
Whereas they predicted High and Low Earnings Estimate as $0.93 and $-0.11 respectively. Lpl Fincl Ltd Limited Liability Company owns 79,079 shares for 0.01% of their portfolio. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Monday, May 8th. United States Steel’s dividend payout ratio is presently -6.83%.
A number of institutional investors have recently modified their holdings of the stock. Mitsubishi UFJ Trust & Banking Corp raised its position in shares of United States Steel by 1.5% in the third quarter. If we take a look at back 3 month ago, consensus EPS estimate was $0.22. Tyers Asset Management LLC acquired a new stake in United States Steel during the fourth quarter worth $196,000. The company has grown 9.48% in past 3 months and in the last five trades has moved up 0.62%. Utah Retirement Systems boosted its stake in United States Steel by 13.7% in the third quarter.
Dynegy Inc. (NYSE:DYN) stock price declined -2.44% to finalize at $6.40 throughout previous buying and selling session. Finally, Zurcher Kantonalbank Zurich Cantonalbank increased its position in shares of United States Steel by 21.4% in the first quarter. The stock has a Return on Assets of 1.7 percent, Return on Investment of 14.7 percent and a Return on Equity of -14.9 percent. Finally, IFP Advisors Inc raised its position in shares of United States Steel by 8.2% in the first quarter. JPMorgan Chase & Co. lowered shares of AK Steel Holding from an overweight rating to a neutral rating and set a $8.00 price objective for the company.in a research report on Wednesday, January 25th.
News stories about United States Steel (NYSE:X) have trended somewhat positive on Thursday, according to AlphaOne Sentiment Analysis. These operations produce flat-rolled carbon, specialty stainless and electrical steels that it sells in sheet and strip form, and carbon and stainless steel that it finishes into welded steel tubing.
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