What Does The Data Behind AK Steel Holding Corporation (NYSE:AKS) Suggest?

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Four analysts have issued estimates for United States Steel's earnings, with estimates ranging from $3.03 billion to $3.09 billion. As for a performance, the company's showed moving down trend of 6.88% since start of the year and revealed Dropped activity of 4.00% for the past three months. (NASDAQ:TTWO). Skytop Capital Management Limited Com owns 60,000 shares or 5.24% of their United States portfolio.

Several research firms have recently weighed in on X. United States Steel Corporation (NYSE:X) has risen 45.54% since January 10, 2017 and is uptrending. The basic materials company reported $0.92 earnings per share for the quarter, beating the Zacks' consensus estimate of $0.67 by $0.25. They expect $-0.15 earnings per share, down 160.00% or $0.40 from last year's $0.25 per share. The firm's revenue was up 20.9% on a year-over-year basis. On Monday, August 22 the stock rating was initiated by Citigroup with "Buy".

Among 22 analysts covering United States Steel Corporation (NYSE:X), 9 have Buy rating, 3 Sell and 10 Hold. ValuEngine cut United States Steel from a "buy" rating to a "hold" rating in a research report on Thursday, November 9th.

AK Steel Holding Corporation (NYSE: AKS) has grabbed attention from the analysts when it experienced a change of 5.75% in the last trading session to close at $6.44. The firm earned "Market Perform" rating on Wednesday, October 26 by Cowen & Co.

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Earnings per share (ttm) for AK Steel Holding Corporation (AKS) according to Finviz Data is $0.15. Eight equities research analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating, nine have issued a buy rating and one has given a strong buy rating to the company's stock. The consensus recommendation is the average rating on a stock by the analyst community. About 20.66 million shares traded or 20.85% up from the average. The company has market cap of $2.01 billion. AK Steel Holding Corporation has $10 highest and $1 lowest target. The brokerage now has a buy rating on the basic materials company's stock. (NYSE:X) SVP David J. Rintoul sold 17,640 shares of the stock in a transaction that occurred on Tuesday, January 2nd. In a transaction dated Jul. 30, 2015, the shares were bought at an average price of $3.35, giving away a sum of $7,370. Zurcher Kantonalbank Zurich Cantonalbank now owns 6,975 shares of the basic materials company's stock worth $154,000 after acquiring an additional 674 shares during the period. The sale was disclosed in a document filed with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which can be accessed through this link. The stock was sold at an average price of $30.00, for a total transaction of $178,770.00. The stock of United States Steel Corporation (NYSE:X) earned "Underweight" rating by KeyBanc Capital Markets on Friday, August 19. To measure price-variation, we found AKS's volatility during a week at 5.19% and during a month it has been found around 4.18%. The company moved in the past week with shift of 1.58%. Institutional investors and hedge funds own 65.25% of the company's stock. Stifel Financial Corp owned approximately 0.09% of United States Steel worth $3,947,000 at the end of the most recent reporting period. About 25.76 million shares traded or 48.27% up from the average. Enterprise Financial Services Corp acquired a new position in United States Steel during the 3rd quarter worth $120,000. Flinton Capital Management LLC raised its position in shares of United States Steel by 1.8% during the 2nd quarter.

The top 5 institutional holders, in ascending order, are as follows: VANGUARD GROUP INC with 15.1 million shares, BLACKROCK INC. with 14.73 million shares, AMERIGO ASSET MANAGEMENT with 6.18 million shares, STATE STREET CORP with 5.97 million shares, and GALLAGHER FIDUCIARY ADVISORS, LLC with 3.76 million shares.

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After having $0.92 EPS previously, United States Steel Corporation's analysts see -31.52 % EPS growth. The Company is engaged in producing flat-rolled and tubular products with production operations in North America and Europe.