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Gloomy Quant Score Keep AK Steel Holding (AKS) a Strong Sell

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AK Steel Holding Corp (NYSE:AKS) ranks in the lower half of its industry group, Steel, and in the top half of its sector group, Non-Energy Minerals, with a market value of $2.0 billion. From an investment attractiveness prospective, AKS is ranked squarely in the bottom quartile of the sector with a ranking of 150 among the 150 companies in the sector; the stock's current Portfolio Grader ranking places it 25 among the 25 companies in this industry group, a position that is well below-average and number 4,602 in the 5000 company Portfolio Grader company universe. (35-0)

AK Steel Holding (AKS) a Strong Sell on Negative Earnings Growth

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Portfolio Grader currently ranks AK Steel Holding Corp (NYSE:AKS) a Strong Sell. The approach to investing incorporated in this analytical tool developed by Louis Navellier assesses and ranks nearly 5,000 stocks each week from a fundamental and quantitative perspective. AKS has maintained this ranking for 2 months. (35-0)

Adverse Earnings Momentum Make AK Steel Holding (AKS) a Strong Sell

2018-01-17 investorplace
The current recommendation of Strong Sell for AK Steel Holding Corp (NYSE:AKS) is the result of using the Portfolio Grader stock evaluator of Louis Navellier, which incorporates his investing methodology. AKS has maintained this ranking for 2 months. (35-1)

Monsanto Displays Robust Growth Drivers Amid Headwinds

2018-01-12 zacks
On Jan 12, we issued an updated research report on premium agricultural chemicals firm Monsanto Company (MON - Free Report) . (50-0)

AKS / AK Steel Holding Corp. - Stock Institutional Ownership and Shareholders - Fintel.io

2018-01-10 fintel.io
AK Steel Holding Corp. (NYSE:AKS) has 272 institutional investors and shareholders that have filed 13D/G or 13F forms with the Securities Exchange Commission (SEC). These institutions hold a total of 227,003,861 shares. Largest shareholders include BlackRock Inc., Vanguard Group Inc, Division of Investment, Department of the Treasury, State of New Jersey, State of New Jersey Common Pension Fund D, State Street Corp, Dimensional Fund Advisors Lp, Teachers Advisors Inc, Tiaa Cref Investment Management Llc, JP Morgan Chase & Co, and Ameriprise Financial Inc. (114-1)

Top Analyst Upgrades and Downgrades: AK Steel, Carnival, FedEx, PayPal, Sunoco, Teva, Under Armour, Wells Fargo and More

2018-01-09 247wallst
Stocks were mixed on Monday, following four consecutive days of gains, and Tuesday was indicated to have a strong open. The markets are effectively at all-time highs, and the raging bull market is now two months shy of nine years old. Investors have made money buying every sell-off for the past five years, and they are deciding how to position their portfolios for 2018 and beyond. Those same investors are also looking for new ideas. (234-1)

AK Steel Holding (AKS) a Strong Sell on Negative Earnings Momentum

2018-01-09 investorplace
AK Steel Holding Corp (NYSE:AKS) is one of the 150 companies in the GICS Non-Energy Minerals sector, and a member of the 25 company Steel GICS industry group within this sector. AKS's market value is $2.1 billion which falls in the bottom half of its industry group. The stock's Portfolio Grader ranking currently places it 25 among the 25 companies in this industry group, a position that is well below-average; squarely in the bottom quartile of the sector with a ranking of 149 among the 150 companies in the sector, and number 4,593 in the nearly 5,000 company Portfolio Grader universe. (35-1)

Shiloh Industries (SHLO) Q4 Earnings and Revenues Down Y/Y

2018-01-08 zacks
Shiloh Industries Inc. (SHLO - Free Report) , on Jan 5, reported results for fiscal fourth quarter and fiscal 2017 (ended October 2017). Weak performance compared with the year-ago periods was primarily responsible for the 17.8% fall in the share price on the day. In fiscal fourth quarter, adjusted earnings were 13 cents per share, down 74% from the year-ago tally of 50 cents. The bottom line suffered from a fall in revenues in the quarter. (37-0)

AK Steel (AKS) to Increase Price of Carbon Steel Products

2018-01-04 zacks
AK Steel Holding Corporation (AKS - Free Report) will raise the current spot market base prices for all carbon flat-rolled steel products by a minimum of $40 per ton in the wake of rising raw material costs. The price hike will be effective immediately. AK Steel witnessed an improving pricing environment in third-quarter 2017. Its average selling price per ton rose 2% year over year to $1,021 in the quarter primarily due to higher surcharges on specialty steel products as well as increased average selling prices on both spot and contract market sales. (403-0)

Industry Group Rank Metrics Make AK Steel Holding (AKS) a Strong Sell

2018-01-03 investorplace
The current recommendation of Strong Sell for AK Steel Holding Corp (NYSE:AKS) has been derived by using the Portfolio Grader stock evaluator of Louis Navellier, which incorporates his investing system. AKS has maintained this ranking for the last month. (35-0)

2017 - Another Good Year For Our Portfolios, Core Portfolio Was Up 55.98%

2018-01-03 seekingalpha
Momentum continues for our Portfolios in 2017. Core Portfolio was up 55.98% and Momentum Portfolio gained 118.06% since its launch in April. (875-9)

Is POSCO Capable of Maintaining its Growth Momentum in 2018?

2017-12-28 zacks
Steel is crucial to economic well-being as it is used in construction, military application, infrastructure, machinery, appliances, transportation, agriculture, energy generation and many other end markets. This year has been outstanding for the steel producers of the United States, with a collective return of 22.4% yielded by these companies. Today, we will discuss about South Korean steel producer — POSCO (PKX - Free Report) . (35-0)

U.S. Steel Imports Up 18% YTD: Can Section 232 Bring Relief?

2017-12-28 zacks
Imports of cheap steel continue to make inroads into the American market despite a raft of stringent trade actions and threats of further future measures. Steel imports have spiked roughly 18% year to date – according to a recent report from the American Iron and Steel Institute (AISI), an association of North American steel makers.      Per AISI, based on preliminary U.S. Census Bureau data, total U. (107-0)

Top Analyst Upgrades and Downgrades: Alcoa, Extreme Networks, Gilead, MGIC, Micron, Noble Energy, Twitter, US Steel, Wendy’s and More

2017-12-20 247wallst
Stocks keep hitting all-time highs, with over 70 trading days of new market highs so far this year alone. Despite a small “sell the news” sell-off on Tuesday, the Senate’s passage of tax reform had stocks indicated up yet again on Wednesday. The bull market is now nearing nine years old and investors have been rewarded for buying every market sell-off. Investors also are looking for new investing and trading ideas to generate gains and income ahead. (189-0)

The Zacks Analyst Blog Highlights: Rex Energy, Southwestern Energy, Cabot Oil & Gas, EQT and Rice Midstream Partners

2017-12-19 zacks
Chicago, IL – Dec 19, 2017 – Zacks.com announces the list of stocks featured in the Analyst Blog. Every day the Zacks Equity Research analysts discuss the latest news and events impacting stocks and the financial markets. Stocks recently featured in the blog include Rex Energy Corp.(REXX - Free Report) , Southwestern Energy Co. (SWN - Free Report) , Cabot Oil & Gas Corp. (COG - Free Report) , EQT Corp. (100-0)

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AK Steel Holding is the only steelmaker in North America that can produce all three major categories of flat-rolled steels—namely carbon, stainless and electrical. In addition, the company is the only domestic producer of flat-rolled steels that operates both blast furnaces and electric arc furnaces, providing it operational flexibility and the opportunity to innovate across markets and within its product portfolios. AK Steel operate eight steelmaking and finishing plants, two coke plants, a metallurgical coal production facility and two tube manufacturing plants across six states (Indiana, Kentucky, Michigan, Ohio, Pennsylvania and West Virginia) and a tube manufacturing plant in Mexico. These operations produce flat-rolled carbon steels, including premium-quality coated, cold-rolled and hot-rolled carbon steel products, and specialty stainless and electrical steels that the company sell in sheet and strip form, as well as carbon and stainless steel that the company manufacture into w...

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