AK Steel Holding Corporation (NYSE:AKS) Quarterly Analysis


Quarterly Sales and EPS Roundup:

AK Steel Holding Corporation (AKS) reported sales (ttm) of 5.88 Billion, whereas, 7 number of analysts estimated the mean sale of 1551.39 million. The analysts estimated sales for the higher end at 1643.97 million and lower end at 1457.54 million while the year ago reported sale was 1569.78 million.

7 number of analysts have estimated the sales of the company for the quarter ending Apr 25, 2017, analysts estimated mean sale target of 1531.01 million while high and low sale targets are estimated at 1617.45 million and 1439 million respectively.

AK Steel Holding Corporation (AKS) reported earning per shares for the quarter ending Apr 25 BMO at 0.14, whereas, 13 number of analysts estimated the mean EPS at 0.22. The analysts estimated EPS for the higher end at 0.48 and lower end at 0.11 while the year ago reported earnings per share was 0.04.

The company has mean EPS estimate of 0.2 reported by 13 number of analyst for the quarter ending Apr 25, 2017. The analysts estimated mean EPS at 0.2 while the high and low EPS estimate stand at 0.5 and 0.07 respectively. In contrast to the year ago quarter EPS was at 0.09. EPS long term mean growth rate estimated by 3 analysts is at 26.23%, whereas, the high and low Long term growth rate estimated at 42.6 and 3.

Valuation Ratios of AK Steel Holding Corporation (AKS) versus the Industry and Sector:

Let’s have a look at some of the important valuation ratios of the AK Steel Holding Corporation (AKS). These ratios are important while doing valuation of the company or the shares of the company.

AK Steel Holding Corporation (AKS) currently has P/E (Price to Earnings) ratio of 314000 while the company’s industry has 34.47 P/E and the sector P/E is 114.27. Similarly, the company’s last 5 years high P/E ratio is 0 and low P/E is 0, whereas, the industry’s and sector’s  high P/E for the past year is 28.94 and 166.36 respectively and low P/E ratio for the last 5 years is 6.03 for the industry and 14.73 for the Sector.

Beta is also an important valuation ratio for analyzing the stock of the company, AKS has Beta of 2.85 while its industry and Sector’s beta remains at 1.12 and 0.93 respectively.

Price to Sale ratio of AKS stands at 0.34 while Price to Book Ratio stands at 0. Its Price to Cash Flow ratio shows the value of 6.74, whereas, the industry and sector ratio of Price to Cash Flow ticked at 6.49 and 14.09 respectively.

5 Year Growth Rate Analysis:

Growth rates are very important while analyzing the long term growth and valuation of a certain company.

5 year sales growth rate is an important factor for valuation analysis, the 5 year sales growth of AK Steel Holding Corporation (AKS) stands at -1.88 while the industry’s and the sector’s growth for next 5 years ticked at -1.7 and 1.77 respectively. The company’s 5 year Earnings per share growth and Capital Spending growth remains at 0 and -15.49.

AK Steel Holding Corporation (AKS) Trading Statistics:

The company surged 8.6% and closed its last trading session at $6.28. The market capitalization of the company is at $2.15 Billion. The stock touched 52-week High of $11.39 on 12/08/16 and 52-week Low of $3.31 on 05/19/16. The stock currently has Weekly Volatility of 5.54% and Monthly Volatility of 5.95%. The Beta for the company stands at 2.84 and its Average True Range (ATR) shows a value of 0.44.