AKS - AK Steel Holding Corporation

NYSE - NYSE Delayed Price. Currency in USD
3.75
+0.06 (+1.63%)
At close: 4:03PM EST
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Previous Close3.69
Open3.68
Bid0.00 x 800
Ask0.00 x 38500
Day's Range3.64 - 3.78
52 Week Range3.42 - 6.80
Volume4,851,650
Avg. Volume10,602,549
Market Cap1.183B
Beta (3Y Monthly)2.91
PE Ratio (TTM)N/A
EPS (TTM)-0.22
Earnings DateJan 28, 2019 - Feb 1, 2019
Forward Dividend & YieldN/A (N/A)
Ex-Dividend Date2012-05-11
1y Target Est4.83
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  • US Aluminum Producers Have Fallen despite Trump’s Tariffs
    Market Realist12 hours ago

    US Aluminum Producers Have Fallen despite Trump’s Tariffs

    Earlier this year, President Trump imposed a 10% tariff on aluminum imports and a 25% tariff on steel imports. The tariffs were imposed under the little-used Section 232 of the Trade Expansion Act of 1962. The Department of Commerce’s investigation found that steel and aluminum imports are a threat to US national security.

  • How US Steel Companies Have Utilized Their Bumper Earnings
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    How US Steel Companies Have Utilized Their Bumper Earnings

    As noted in the previous articles, US steel companies’ earnings have improved this year after Section 232 tariffs lifted US steel prices. In this article, we’ll see what companies are doing with their bumper earnings.

  • How U.S. Steel’s Free Cash Flows Look This Year
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    How U.S. Steel’s Free Cash Flows Look This Year

    In this part, we’ll discuss steel companies’ third-quarter free cash flows. Free cash flow is operating cash flow minus capital expenditure. U.S. Steel (X) generated free cash flows of $164 million in the third quarter as compared to $219 million in the second quarter and $128 million in the third quarter of 2017.

  • Steel Companies Tone Down Expectations after Steel Price Rout
    Market Realist17 hours ago

    Steel Companies Tone Down Expectations after Steel Price Rout

    In the previous article, we looked at steel companies’ third-quarter earnings and noted that steel companies posted record or near record earnings in the quarter. In this article, we’ll look at steel companies’ fourth-quarter guidance.

  • Is the Fed Solely to Blame for the Market Sell-Off?
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    Is the Fed Solely to Blame for the Market Sell-Off?

    The Fed has raised rates three times in 2018. The Fed appears to be on track to raise rates for the fourth time next month. On multiple occasions, President Trump has spoken against the Fed’s tightening.

  • Thanks to Tariffs, US Steel Companies’ Earnings Skyrocket
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    Thanks to Tariffs, US Steel Companies’ Earnings Skyrocket

    Higher steel prices have lifted US steel companies’ profitability this year. In this part, we’ll compare steel companies’ third-quarter adjusted EBITDA, which is the preferred profitability metric for steel companies (SPY).

  • What Lies Ahead for US Steel Mills after This Year’s Windfall?
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    What Lies Ahead for US Steel Mills after This Year’s Windfall?

    US steel prices rose sharply in the first half of 2018 as President Trump’s Section 232 tariffs lifted US steel prices with the benchmark HRC (hot roll coil) prices rising to a decade high. Higher spot steel prices supported US steel companies’ average selling prices (or ASP) in the last two quarters. However, spot steel prices fell last month. Although prices have stabilized after companies like Nucor (NUE) and ArcelorMittal (MT) announced price hikes, they are still below their 2018 highs.

  • Steel Companies’ Selling Prices Spike amid Trump’s Tariffs
    Market Realist2 days ago

    Steel Companies’ Selling Prices Spike amid Trump’s Tariffs

    Previously in this series, we compared steel companies’ third-quarter shipments. In this part, we’ll look at their ASP (average selling price). The ASP is a key driver of steel companies’ performance and impacts their profitability. We saw a sharp rise in steel companies’ ASP this year after President Trump’s Section 232 tariffs lifted US steel prices (SPY) to multiyear highs.

  • US Steel Demand: Is the ‘Buyer Strike’ Over?
    Market Realist2 days ago

    US Steel Demand: Is the ‘Buyer Strike’ Over?

    As noted previously, steel companies like ArcelorMittal (MT), Nucor (NUE), and AK Steel (AKS) reported lower sequential shipments in the third quarter. ArcelorMittal also pointed to “temporary market weakness in the US.” According to Steel Dynamics, “customers took a temporary purchasing hiatus in anticipation of lower transaction prices as scrap pricing dipped a little and imports moderated some.” However, Nucor’s response was a bit more nuanced.

  • Why Steel Companies’ Q3 Shipment Profile Was Disappointing
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    Why Steel Companies’ Q3 Shipment Profile Was Disappointing

    Steel companies’ revenues are a function of average steel prices and shipments. In this part, we’ll compare steel companies’ third-quarter shipments.

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  • Subdued Earnings: Most Steel Companies Missed Q3 Estimates
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    Subdued Earnings: Most Steel Companies Missed Q3 Estimates

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  • See what the IHS Markit Score report has to say about AK Steel Holding Corp.
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    See what the IHS Markit Score report has to say about AK Steel Holding Corp.

    This means that investors who seek to profit from falling equity prices are currently targeting AKS. The rate of decline is very significant relative to the trend shown over the past year, and is accelerating.

  • How Downstream Users Are Coping with Trump’s Tariffs
    Market Realist4 days ago

    How Downstream Users Are Coping with Trump’s Tariffs

    As we noted in the previous part, President Trump’s Section 232 tariffs have lifted US steel prices and boosted steel companies’ earnings. While US steel companies like U.S. Steel Corporation (X) have benefited from higher steel prices, downstream steel users have been crying foul about higher steel and aluminum prices in the United States (SPY).

  • US Steel Companies Are Upbeat, Analysts Look the Other Way
    Market Realist7 days ago

    US Steel Companies Are Upbeat, Analysts Look the Other Way

    Steel companies sounded upbeat about the US steel industry’s outlook during their third-quarter earnings calls. While Nucor (NUE), Steel Dynamics (STLD), and U.S. Steel Corporation (X) have announced share buybacks, Cleveland-Cliffs (CLF) has reinstated its dividend. Let’s see what leading steel companies said about the US steel industry’s health.

  • Why Are US Steel Stocks in a Tight Bear Grip?
    Market Realist7 days ago

    Why Are US Steel Stocks in a Tight Bear Grip?

    As we noted previously, steel stocks like AK Steel (AKS) and ArcelorMittal (MT) are trading with a year-to-date loss. Steel stocks have underperformed broader equity markets (DIA) in 2018 despite President Trump’s Section 232 tariffs. In this part, we’ll discuss the key reasons why bears love steel stocks.

  • Markets Don’t Like US Steel Stocks despite Trump’s Support
    Market Realist7 days ago

    Markets Don’t Like US Steel Stocks despite Trump’s Support

    Earlier in 2018, President Trump slapped a 25% tariff on US steel imports and a 10% tariff on aluminum imports. For US steel and iron ore producers like U.S. Steel Corporation (X), AK Steel (AKS), and Cleveland-Cliffs (CLF), the higher level of imports is their greatest challenge. The companies said that the imports are unfairly subsidized by foreign governments.

  • How to Read China’s October Steel Exports Data
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    How to Read China’s October Steel Exports Data

    China’s steel and aluminum overcapacity has received flak from its trading partners. Earlier this year, President Trump imposed tariffs on steel and aluminum imports in a bid to protect US manufacturers (DIA). In this part, we’ll discuss China’s October steel exports data in light of US tariffs.

  • Why Analysts Still Don’t Like U.S. Steel Corporation
    Market Realist8 days ago

    Why Analysts Still Don’t Like U.S. Steel Corporation

    U.S. Steel Corporation (X) released its third-quarter earnings on November 1 after the markets closed. The company reported revenues of $3.73 billion in the third quarter—compared to revenues of $3.60 billion in the second quarter and $3.25 billion in the third quarter of 2017.

  • Nucor: Analysts Still Favor the Stock after Its Q3 Earnings
    Market Realist8 days ago

    Nucor: Analysts Still Favor the Stock after Its Q3 Earnings

    Nucor (NUE), the largest US-based steel producer, released its third-quarter earnings on October 18. The company reported revenues of $6.74 billion in the third quarter—compared to $6.46 billion in the second quarter and $5.17 billion in the third quarter of 2017.

  • AK Steel’s Q3 Earnings Didn’t Meet Analysts’ Expectations
    Market Realist9 days ago

    AK Steel’s Q3 Earnings Didn’t Meet Analysts’ Expectations

    AK Steel (AKS) reported its third-quarter earnings on October 25 after the markets closed. The company reported revenues of $1.74 billion in the third quarter—compared to revenues of $1.75 billion in the second quarter and $1.49 billion in the third quarter of 2017. AK Steel reported an adjusted EBITDA of $161 million in the third quarter. In comparison, the company posted an adjusted EBITDA of $148 million in the second quarter and $69 million in the third quarter of 2017.

  • Analyzing Steel Dynamics’ Third-Quarter Earnings
    Market Realist9 days ago

    Analyzing Steel Dynamics’ Third-Quarter Earnings

    Steel Dynamics (STLD) released its third-quarter earnings on October 17 and held its earnings call the next day. The company reported revenues of $3.22 billion in the third quarter—compared to $3.09 billion in the second quarter and $2.44 billion in the third quarter of 2017. The company generated an EPS of $1.69 in the third quarter. The company posted an EPS of $1.53 in the second quarter and $0.64 in the third quarter of 2017. Steel Dynamics posted a record adjusted EBITDA and operating income during the third quarter. ...

  • Analysts Maintain the Status Quo on Steel Stocks
    Market Realist9 days ago

    Analysts Maintain the Status Quo on Steel Stocks

    Now, we’re towards the end of the third-quarter earnings season. Talking of steel stocks, all of the leading US steel producers have released their quarterly earnings. Steel Dynamics was the first major steel company to release its quarterly performance on October 17. Nucor’s (NUE) earnings were released on October 18.

  • Analyzing Commodities, China’s Slowdown
    Market Realist10 days ago

    Analyzing Commodities, China’s Slowdown

    As we noted in the previous part, metals and mining stocks including Freeport-McMoRan (FCX), U.S. Steel Corporation (X), and AK Steel (AKS) are trading with a double-digit year-to-date loss. The sector has underperformed broader equity markets. The SPDR S&P 500 ETF (SPY) is still positive for the year. In this part, we’ll see what’s really wrong with commodities and commodity producers.

  • What to Expect from U.S. Steel Corporation’s Outlook
    Market Realist10 days ago

    What to Expect from U.S. Steel Corporation’s Outlook

    As we noted in the previous part, U.S. Steel Corporation (X) announced a $300 million share buyback program during the third-quarter earnings release. Notably, life has come a full circle for U.S. Steel Corporation. The company raised cash by selling shares in 2016 to shore up its balance sheet.