AK Steel Holding Corporation (AKS) – An Investor And Traders Guide For The Coming Months

Newport Roger K, Chief Executive Officer, added 10,000 shares of AK Steel Holding Corporation (AKS) to its portfolio at the rate of $3.03 per share valuing $30,300 on Nov 27. The insider has now 461,297 shares of the company to its portfolio. Before making a move on any particular stock, readers often pay close attention to support and resistance markers. The last reported price for shares of AK Steel Holding Corporation (AKS) was $2.05. Currently, the 1st Resistance Point for this stock is $2.10, with a 2nd Resistance Point sitting at $2.15. Meanwhile, this company’s stock has a 1st Support Level at $2.02 and a 2nd Support Level at $1.99. AK Steel Holding Corporation (AKS) stock has lost -$0.16, or -7.24%, in the past five days. In the last full month, these shares have lost -$0.06, or -2.84%. In the past three months, this stock’s price has fallen by -$0.49, or -19.29%. This year-to-date, AK Steel Holding Corporation (AKS) shares have lost -$0.20, or -8.89%.

Analyzing price projection indicators is a helpful way to determine whether a potential stock buy is a wise choice for profits in the short term, medium term, and long term. For AK Steel Holding Corporation (AKS) stock, 40% of short-term indicators suggest that these shares are a “ Sell .” Meanwhile, 75% of medium-term indicators point to this stock being a “ Sell .” Looking further ahead, 67% of long-term indicators suggest that this stock is a “ Sell .”

With 316,344 K shares outstanding, this company currently has a market capitalization of $661,159K. AK Steel Holding Corporation (AKS) generates $6,818 M in annual sales, amounting to annual net income of $186,000 K. This stock has generated a 1-Year Total Return of -55.53%, a 3-Year Total Return of -63.39%, and a 5-year Total Return of -76.78%. This stock’s 5-Year Dividend Growth is 0.00%, with its most recent dividend valued at $0.050 per share on 05/11/12. Its Annual Dividend Yield is 0.00%, and its Annual Dividend Rate is 0.00.

In the most recently-reported fiscal quarter, which ended in Mar-19, AK Steel Holding Corporation (AKS) reported earnings of $0.23 per share. Wall Street analysts, on average, were expecting the company to report earnings of $0.13 per share, representing a 0.1 difference and 77.06% surprise. In the previous quarter ending in Dec-18, the reported earnings of $0.16 represented a 0.05 difference from the consensus estimate calling for $0.11 per share, which was a 42.35% surprise.

For the current fiscal quarter, which is set to end in 06/2019, the average earnings estimate is $0.03 per share. This estimate came from a total of 6 Wall Street Analysts. Of those market experts, the high estimate was $0.08 and the low estimate was -$0.01. In the year-ago quarter, AK Steel Holding Corporation (AKS) generated per-share earnings of $0.22. If the analysts are correct about the current quarter’s earnings, the growth will be -86.36% .

Turning our focus now to insider trading activity, there have been 9 purchases (113,922 shares in total) and 0 sale (0 shares in total) in the last 3 months. In the last 6 months, there have been 55 insider buys amounting to 950,202 shares and 38 insider sales amounting to 186,976 shares. In the past full year, 89 insider purchases were made (involving 1,177,355 shares) and 41 insider sell-offs equivalent to 217,086 shares.

Moving onto liquidity, AK Steel Holding Corporation (AKS) has a Current Ratio of 1.95, a Quick Ratio of 0.69 and a Cash Ratio of 0.04. Looking at this company’s capital structure, its Total Debt to Total Equity is 1,995.70, its Total Debt to Total Capital is 95.23, and its Total Debt to Total Assets is now 44.15. Looking even further ahead into the future, its Long-Term Debt to Equity is 1,995.70 and its Long-Term Debt to Total Capital is 95.23.