AK Steel Buy Hold or Sell Recommendation

AKS -- USA Stock  

USD 2.42  0.10  3.97%

Considering 30-days investment horizon, and your above average risk tolerance our recommendation regarding AK Steel Holding Corporation is 'Hold'. Macroaxis provides AK Steel buy hold or sell recommendation only in the context of selected investment horizon and investor attitude towards risk assumed by holding AK Steel positions. The advice algorithm takes into account all of AK Steel Holding available fundamental, technical, and predictive indicators you will find on this site. The advice is provided from AK Steel buy-and-hold prospective. Check also AK Steel Analyst Recommendation to compare Macroaxis Buy or Sell Recommendation with the current analyst consensus. To check ratings for muliple equity instruments please use Instant Ratings tool.

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For the selected time horizon AK Steel Holding Corporation has a risk adjusted performance of 0.0609, jensen alpha of 0.2008, total risk alpha of 0.1061, sortino ratio of 0.0625 and treynor ratio of 0.143
We provide buy or sell recommendation to complement the latest expert consensus on AK Steel Holding Corporation. Our dynamic recommendation engine makes use of multi - dimensional algorithm to analyze the company potential to grow using all technical and fundamental data available at this moment. To make sure AK Steel Holding is not overpriced, please confirm all AK Steel Holding Corporation fundamentals including its Net Income, Price to Earnings To Growth and the relationship between Price to Book and Current Ratio . Please also double-check AK Steel Number of Shares Shorted to validate your buy or sell decision is consistent with all fundamental data available and that the company can sustain itself this quarter and beyond.

AK Steel Trading Alerts and Improvement Suggestions

AK Steel Holding has very high historical volatility over the last 30 days
AK Steel Holding has high likelihood to experience some financial distress in the next 2 years
AK Steel Holding has high financial leverage indicating that it may have difficulties to generate enough cash to satisfy its financial commitments
About 64.0% of the company shares are held by institutions such as insurance companies
Latest headline from MacroaxisInsider: Payment of 4241 shares by Mccoy Alan H of AK Steel subject to Rule 16b-3

AK Steel current analysts recommendations

Target Median Price2.33
Target Mean Price2.01
Recommendation Mean3.20
Target High Price2.60
Number Of Analyst Opinions10
Target Low Price1.00

AK Steel Returns Distribution Density

Mean Return0.26Value At Risk5.88
Potential Upside7.02Standard Deviation4.45
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AK Steel Greeks

Alpha over DOW
Beta against DOW=1.77
Overall volatility
Information ratio =0.05

AK Steel Volatility Alert

AK Steel Holding Corporation shows above average downside volatility of 3.58 for selected time horizon. We advise investors to further inspect AK Steel Holding Corporation to make sure all market timing and asset allocation strategies are consistent with estimation about AK Steel future alpha.
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AK Steel Fundamental Vs Peers

FundamentalsAK SteelPeer Average
Return On Equity50.80% (0.31)%
Return On Asset5.83% (0.14)%
Profit Margin2.40% (1.27)%
Operating Margin9.85% (5.51)%
Current Valuation3.31B16.62B
Shares Outstanding316.38M571.82M
Shares Owned by Insiders0.92% 10.09%
Shares Owned by Institutions63.60% 39.21%
Number of Shares Shorted29.17M4.71M
Price to Earning4.79X28.72X
Price to Book5.76X9.51X
Price to Sales0.12X11.42X
Gross Profit907.2M27.38B
Net Income162.7M570.98M
Cash and Equivalents42.2M2.7B
Cash per Share0.13X5.01X
Total Debt2.21B5.32B
Debt to Equity465.30% 48.70%
Current Ratio2.03X2.16X
Book Value Per Share0.43X1.93K
Cash Flow from Operations159.58M971.22M
Short Ratio2.77X4.00X
Earnings Per Share0.52X3.12X
Price to Earnings To Growth(0.20)X4.89X
Number of Employees9.5K18.84K
Market Capitalization781.47M19.03B
Total Asset4.08B29.47B
Retained Earnings(551.95M)9.33B
Working Capital763.6M1.48B
Current Asset1.81B9.34B
   Payment of 4241 shares by Mccoy Alan H of AK Steel subject to Rule 16b-3 [view details]

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