November 6, 2012
10:11 EDT X, SCHN, AKS, STLD Steel makers rise after AK Steel announces price hike
A number of steel companies are advancing after AK Steel (AKS) announced last night that it would increase the price of all carbon steel products by $50 per ton. The increase will be implemented immediately on all new orders, the company said. In early trading, AK Steel climbed 3.38% to $5.50, United States Steel (X) rose 3.60% to $21.89, Schnitzer Steel (SCHN) added 1.67% to $29.80 and Steel Dynamics (STLD) gained 2.78% to $13.68.