AK Steel Holding Corporation (NYSE:AKS) Stake Boosted by Alliancebernstein LP


Next quarter's EPS is forecasted to be $0.65 with next year's EPS anticipated to be $1.82.

United States Steel Corporation (NYSE:X)'s stock had its "sell" rating reaffirmed by equities research analysts at Axiom Securities in a research note issued on Thursday. Zacks Investment Research's sales calculations are a mean average based on a survey of sell-side analysts that cover United States Steel Corporation.

Relative strength index (RSI-14) for AK Steel Holding Corporation (AKS) is at 48.68. In the latest earnings report the EPS was $0.26 and is estimated to be $0.62 for the current year with 314,825,000 shares outstanding. United States Steel Corporation had a negative return on equity of 3.48% and a negative net margin of 2.63%.

Amarin Corp Ads (NASDAQ:AMRN) has average revenue estimates of $40.35 Million, compared to low analyst estimates of $37.3 Million and high estimates of $42.9 Million for the current quarter. The company's revenue was up 1.0% compared to the same quarter a year ago. "Overweight" signal suggested by "0" Analysts and "Underweight" rating was reported by "0" Analysts.

Basically, a price target is an individual analyst's projection on the future price of a stock. For the next 5 years, AK Steel Holding Corporation is expecting Growth of 33.84% per annum, whereas in the past 5 years the growth was 11.37% per annum.

Merriman Wealth Management Llc holds 8.39% of its portfolio in AK Steel Holding Corporation for 3.01 million shares.

AK Steel Holding Corporation, launched on December 20, 1993, is a producer of flat-rolled carbon, stainless and electrical steels, and tubular products through its subsidiary, AK Steel Corporation (AK Steel).

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Investors who are keeping close eye on AK Steel Holding Corporation (AKS) stock; watched recent volatility movements, they can see that shares have been recorded at 5.24% for the week, and 4.94% for the last month. Consensus earnings estimates are far from ideal, but they are watched by many investors and play an important role in measuring the appropriate valuation for a stock.

AK Steel Holding Corporation on 3/30/2017 reported its EPS as $0.08 with the analysts projecting the EPS of the stock as $-0.02. The stock presently has a consensus rating of "Hold" and an average target price of $28.60. The institutional investor acquired 56,622 shares of the basic materials company's stock, valued at approximately $1,254,000. The purchase was disclosed in a document filed with the SEC, which can be accessed through this hyperlink. Teachers Advisors LLC now owns 1,817,328 shares of the basic materials company's stock valued at $61,444,000 after buying an additional 143,268 shares during the period. Following the completion of the acquisition, the director now directly owns 21,872 shares in the company, valued at $436,127.68. The disclosure for this purchase can be found here. Insiders acquired a total of 14,000 shares of company stock worth $278,415 over the last three months.

Investors sentiment increased to 1.5 in 2016 Q4. Vanguard Group Inc. boosted its position in shares of United States Steel Corporation by 10.1% in the first quarter. 1 is equivalent to a buy rating, 3 a hold rating, and 5 a sell rating. During its last trading session, Stock traded with the total exchanged volume of 12.34 million shares. The company was able to keep return on investment at 14.70% in the last twelve months. Finally, Zurcher Kantonalbank Zurich Cantonalbank increased its position in United States Steel Corporation by 21.4% in the first quarter. The stock witnessed 4.43% gains, -34.19% declines and -35.63% declines for the 1-month, 3-month and 6-month period, respectively. Northwestern Mutual Wealth Management Co. increased its stake in shares of United States Steel Corporation by 1,971.9% in the first quarter. In addition, it operates trading companies in Mexico and Europe that buy and sell steel, and steel products and other materials. For the quarter, shares have been noted at -46.48%. The ATR (Average True Range) value is 0.32.

A number of other hedge funds also recently added to or reduced their stakes in AKS. Jefferies maintained AK Steel Holding Corporation (NYSE:AKS) rating on Monday, June 26. For the current year the company's revenue estimates are $166.6 Million compared to low analyst estimates of $162.2 Million and high estimates of $172 Million according to the prediction of 4 analysts.

In taking a look at technical levels, shares are trading 19.14% away from the 50 day simple moving average and 12.74% away from the 200 day simple moving average.

The business also recently declared a quarterly dividend, which was paid on Friday, June 9th. This dividend amount was represent a yeild of $0.91.