AK Steel Holding Corporation (NYSE:AKS)

AK Steel produces flat-rolled carbon, stainless and electrical steel products, as well as carbon and stainless tubular steel products, for automotive, appliance, construction and manufacturing markets. AK Steel maintains a relentless pursuit of improvement in every critical performance measure. The result is a track record without equal.

AK Steel Holding Corporation (NYSE:AKS)’s Financial Overview

AK Steel Holding Corporation (NYSE:AKS) surged 2.13% yesterday to close its trading session at $9.13. The company has 1 year Price Target of $7.04. AK Steel Holding Corporation has 52-Week high of $9.5 and 52-Week Low of $1.64. The stock touched its 52-Week High on Nov 28, 2016 and 52-Week Low on Jan 20, 2016. The stock traded with the volume of 18.62 Million shares yesterday. The firm shows the market capitalization of $2.86 Billion.

AK Steel Holding Corporation (NYSE:AKS) reported its last quarterly earnings on Sep 16 where the firm reported its Actual EPS of $0.21/share against the analyst consensus estimate of $0.13/share. The difference between the actual and expected EPS is $0.08 a share with a surprise factor of 61.5%.

The firm is trading with SMA20 of 22.72 Percent, SMA50 of 54.71 Percent and SMA200 of 88.65 percent. AK Steel Holding Corporation has P/S value of 0.48 while its P/B value stands at 0. Similarly, the company has Return on Assets of -2.3 percent, Return on Equity of 11 percent and Return on Investment of -19.9 Percent. The company shows Gross Margin and Operating Margin of 13.6 percent and 2.8 percent respectively.

Many brokerage firms are involved in issuing their ratings on AK Steel Holding Corporation (NYSE:AKS). On 29-Nov-16 Macquarie Downgrade AK Steel Holding Corporation Stock  to Neutral. Another firm also rated the stock on 14-Nov-16 where Morgan Stanley Upgrade the stock to Overweight.

The Stock currently has Analyst’ mean Recommendation of 2.5 where the scale is from 1 to 5, 1 means Strong Buy and 5 means Sell.

The 14 analysts offering 12-month price forecasts for AK Steel Holding Corp have a median target of 6.00, with a high estimate of 11.00 and a low estimate of 3.50. The median estimate represents a -34.28% decrease from the last price of 9.13.

AK Steel Holding Corporation is estimated to report earnings on  01/24/2017. The upcoming earnings date is derived from an algorithm based on a company’s historical reporting dates.Our vendor, Zacks Investment Research, might revise this date in the future, once the company announces the actual earnings date. According to Zacks Investment Research, based on 8 analysts’ forecasts, the consensus EPS forecast for the quarter is $0.06.  The reported EPS for the same quarter last year was $0.3.

Fairmount Santrol Holdings Inc. (NYSE:FMSA)

Fairmount Santrol Holdings Inc. provides sand and sand-based products used by oil and gas exploration and production companies to enhance the productivity of their wells. Its operating segment consists of Proppant Solutions and Industrial and Recreational Products. Proppant Solutions segment provides sand-based proppants for use in hydraulic fracturing operations. I&R segment provides raw, coated and custom blended sands to the foundry, building products, glass, turf and landscape and filtration industries. Fairmount Santrol Holdings Inc., formerly known as FMSA Holdings Inc., is headquartered in Chesterland, Ohio.

Fairmount Santrol Holdings Inc. (NYSE:FMSA)’s Financial Outlook

The 12 analysts offering 12-month price forecasts for Fairmount Santrol Holdings Inc have a median target of 10.88, with a high estimate of 15.00 and a low estimate of 3.00. The median estimate represents a +12.93% increase from the last price of 9.63.

Our vendor, Zacks Investment Research, hasn’t provided us with the upcoming earnings report date.

According to Zacks Investment Research, Fairmount Santrol Holdings Inc. has a Consensus Recommendation of 2. (The Scale is from 1-5 where 1 means Strong Buy and 5 means Strong Sell).

The Stock gained 20.38% and closed its last trading session at $9.63. The company has the market capitalization of $2.15 Billion. The stock has 52-week high of $9.9 and 52-Week low of $1. The firm touched its 52-Week high on Oct 19, 2016 and 52-Week low on Jan 20, 2016. The company has volume of 6.06 Million shares. The company has a total of 222.76 Million shares outstanding.

Fairmount Santrol Holdings Inc. (NYSE:FMSA) in the last quarter reported its actual EPS of $-0.07/share where the analyst estimated EPS was $-0.11/share. The difference between the actual and Estimated EPS is $0.04. This shows a surprise factor of 36.4 percent.

The company has YTD performance of 309.79 percent. Beta for Fairmount Santrol Holdings Inc. stands at 0 while its ATR (average true range) is 0.61. The company has Weekly Volatility of 7.54%% and Monthly Volatility of 6.50%%.

Fairmount Santrol Holdings Inc. has distance from 20-day Simple Moving Average (SMA20) of 14.34%, Distance from 50-Day Simple Moving Average of 12.21 percent and Distance from 200-Day Simple Moving Average of 57%.

The Company currently has ROA (Return on Assets) of -16.8 percent, Return on Equity (ROE) of 273.5 Percent and Return on Investment (ROI) of -2.4% with Gross margin of 13.7 percent and Operating & Profit margin of -48.7% and -39.9% respectively.