AK Steel Holding Corporation (NYSE:AKS) went up by 3.31% from its latest closing price when compared to the 1-year high value of $5.40 and move down -116%, while AKS stocks collected +8.70% of gains with the last five trading sessions.

AK Steel Holding Corporation (NYSE:AKS) Worth an Investment?

AK Steel Holding Corporation (NYSE: AKS) scored price to earnings ratio above its average ratio, recording 5.12 times of increase in earnings at the present.

AKS Market Performance

AKS stocks went up by 8.70% for the week, with the monthly jump of 11.61% and a quarterly performance of 1.21%, while its annual performance rate touched -48.67%. The simple moving average for the period of the last 20 days is 11.73% for AKS stocks with the simple moving average of -12.44% for the last 200 days.

Analysts’ Opinion on AK Steel Holding Corporation (NYSE:AKS)

Many brokerage firms have already submitted their reports for AKS stocks, with BofA/Merrill repeating the rating for AKS shares by setting it to “Underperform”. The predicted price for AKS socks in the upcoming period according to BofA/Merrill is $1 based on the research report published on May 31, 2019.

Credit Suisse, on the other hand, stated in their research note that they expect to see AKS stock at the price of $1, previously predicting the value of $3.50. The rating they have provided for AKS stocks is “Underperform” according to the report published on May 23, 2019.

Longbow gave “ Neutral” rating to AKS stocks, setting the target price at $1 in the report published on January 30, 2019.

AKS Stocks 15.52% Far from 50 Day Moving Average

After a stumble in the market that brought AKS to its low price for the period of the last 52 weeks, AK Steel Holding Corporation was unable to take a rebound, for now settling with -53.70% of loss for the given period.

The stock volatility was left at 5.78%, however, within the period of a single month, the volatility rate increased by 5.81%, while the shares surge at the distance of +16.82% for the moving average in the last 20 days. In oppose to the moving average for the last 50 days, trading by +2.46% upper at the present time.

In the course of the last 5 trading sessions, AKS went up by +8.70%, which changed the moving average for the period of 200 days to the total of -49.39% of losses for the stock in comparison to the 20-day moving average settled at $2.26. In addition, AK Steel Holding Corporation saw 11.11% in overturn over the period of a single year with a tendency to cut further gains.

AKS Stock Insider Trading

Reports are indicating that there were more than several insider trading activities at AK Steel Holding Corporation (AKS), starting from Newport Roger K, who bought 10,000 shares at the price of $3.03 back on Nov 27. After this action, Rushing now owns 461,297 shares of AK Steel Holding Corporation, valued at $30,300 with the latest closing price.

Newport Roger K, the Chief Executive Officer of AK Steel Holding Corporation, bought 10,000 shares at the value of $4.03 during a trade that took place back on Aug 15, which means that Newport Roger K is holding 451,297 shares at the value of $40,300 based on the most recent closing price.

AKS Stock Fundamentals

The current profitability levels are settled at +5.23 for the present operating margin and +10.39 for gross margin. The net margin for AK Steel Holding Corporation stands at +2.72. Total capital return value is set at 15.29, while invested capital returns managed to touch 9.31. Equity return holds the value 191.20%, with 3.40% for asset returns.

Based on AK Steel Holding Corporation (AKS), the company’s capital structure generated 1,995.70 points for debt to equity in total, while total debt to capital is set at the value of 95.23. Total debt to assets is settled at the value of 44.15 with long-term debt to equity ratio rests at 1,995.70 and long-term debt to capital is 95.23.

EBITDA value lies at +130.80 M with total debt to EBITDA carrying the value of 3.28. The value for Enterprise to Sales is 0.38 with debt to enterprise value settled at 0.67. The receivables turnover for AK Steel Holding Corporation is 11.82 with the total asset turnover at the value of 1.55. The liquidity ratio also appears to be rather interesting for investors as it stands at 1.95.