A worth reading Analysis of AK Steel Holding Corporation (NYSE:AKS)

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Technical Indicators and Signals

The stochastic oscillator indicator is the important indicator to compare the security price over a certain period of time. The stochastic %K of AK Steel Holding Corporation (NYSE:AKS) for the period of 9-Day stands at 76.82% while the stochastic %D for the same period stands at 81.5%.

The 7-Day Average Directional Index ADX (also known as Trend Strength Indicator) of AK Steel Holding Corporation (NYSE:AKS) signals “Buy” while other important signals like the 20-Day Moving Average Vs. Price signals “Buy”.

Another important signal of trend and momentum of a security is 20-50 Day MACD Oscillator or Moving Average Convergence Divergence signals “Sell” for AK Steel Holding Corporation (NYSE:AKS) while 20-100 Day MACD Oscillator indicates “Sell”.

Bollinger band is a volatility indictor of a certain security, currently AK Steel Holding Corporation (NYSE:AKS)’s 20-Day Bollinger Band indicates “Hold”.

Previous Day Activity Analysis

On the last trading day, AK Steel Holding Corporation (NYSE:AKS) opened the session at $5.92 and after going down -2.39% closed at $5.73. The stock lost -0.19 points in the last trade.

AK Steel Holding Corporation (NYSE:AKS)’s stock fluctuated in the range of $5.66 and $5.96 during the previous active session. AK Steel Holding Corporation (NYSE:AKS) traded with the volume of 15.54 Million with average volume of 18.59 Million. The stock has LOW volatility on the last trading session.

Currently the Beta for the company remains at 2.89 while ATR (Average True Range) and RSI (Relative Strength Index) are at 0.23 and 50.87 respectively.

Currently the Insider Ownership of the shares of AK Steel Holding Corporation (NYSE:AKS) is at 0.5% and the shares outstanding are 320.72 Million.

Important Ratio Analysis

Some important ratios to consider here for AK Steel Holding Corporation (NYSE:AKS) are discussed below:

Dividend yield of AK Steel Holding Corporation (NYSE:AKS) stands at 0% whereas Price to Earnings P/E ratio stands at 15.04 while Forward P/E shows the value of 7.94.

The PEG ratio (Price to Earning to Growth) emits the value of 0.36. The Price to Sale P/S and Price to Book P/B shows the value of 0.31 and 0 respectively. While Price to Cash P/C and Price to Free Cash Flow P/FCF stands at 13.48 and 16.86 correspondingly.

The Quick Ratio of AK Steel Holding Corporation (NYSE:AKS) stands at 0.8 while the Current Ratio depicts the value of 2.

Return on Assets ROA of AK Steel Holding Corporation (NYSE:AKS) is at 2.8% whereas, Return on Equity ROE and Return of Investment ROI of AK Steel Holding Corporation (NYSE:AKS) stand at -34.1% and 14.7% respectively.

The payout ratio of AK Steel Holding Corporation (NYSE:AKS) stands at 0%.

Stock Performance Analysis

The stock performance of AK Steel Holding Corporation (NYSE:AKS) on the basis of 5 day trade show the jump of 0.7% whereas, the monthly performance of the stock shows increase of 7.5%.

The quarterly performance of the stock remained in red zone with the value of -12.12% while six month performance of the shares of AK Steel Holding Corporation (NYSE:AKS) remained bearish with the count of -27.38%.

The yearly and YTD performance of AK Steel Holding Corporation (NYSE:AKS) remained mix at 38.41% and -43.88% respectively.