Stocks Buzz: AK Steel Holding Corporation (AKS), Alibaba Group Holding Limited (BABA)

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AK Steel Holding Corporation (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 (AKS)‘s Financial Overview

AK Steel Holding Corporation (AKS) declined -2.51% yesterday to close its trading session at $4.28. The company has 1 year Price Target of $6.36. AK Steel Holding Corporation has 52-Week high of $7.7 and 52-Week Low of $4. The stock touched its 52-Week High on Obsolete and 52-Week Low on Obsolete. The stock traded with the volume of 13.32 Million shares yesterday. The firm shows the market capitalization of $1.38 Billion.

AK Steel Holding Corporation (AKS) reported its last quarterly earnings on 12/30/2017 where the firm reported its Actual EPS of $-0.06/share against the analyst consensus estimate of $-0.13/share. The difference between the actual and expected EPS is $0.07 a share with a surprise factor of 53.8%.

The firm is trading with SMA20 of -16.14 Percent, SMA50 of SMA50 Percent and SMA200 of -22.97 percent. AK Steel Holding Corporation has P/S value of 0.23. Similarly, the company has Return on Assets of 0.1 percent, Return on Equity of -3.1 percent and Return on Investment of 14.2 Percent. The company shows Gross Margin and Operating Margin of 11.9 percent and 3.6 percent respectively.

The Stock currently has Analyst’ mean Recommendation of 2.7 where the scale is from 1 to 5, 1 means Strong Buy and 5 means Sell.

The 13 analysts offering 12-month price forecasts for AK Steel Holding Corp have a median target of 6.00, with a high estimate of 9.00 and a low estimate of 3.75. The median estimate represents a +40.19% increase from the last price of 4.28.

Alibaba Group Holding Limited (BABA)

Alibaba Group Holding Limited operates online and mobile marketplaces in retail and wholesale trade, as well as cloud computing and other services. It provides technology and services to enable consumers, merchants, and other participants to conduct commerce in its ecosystem. The Company operates Taobao Marketplace, an online shopping destination; Tmall, a third-party platform for brands and retailers; Juhuasuan, a group buying marketplace; Alibaba.com, an online business-to-business marketplace; 1688.com, an online wholesale marketplace; and AliExpress, a consumer marketplace. Alibaba Group Holding Limited is headquartered in Hangzhou, the People’s Republic of China.

Alibaba Group Holding Limited (BABA)‘s Financial Outlook

The 46 analysts offering 12-month price forecasts for Alibaba Group Holding Ltd have a median target of 223.30, with a high estimate of 260.00 and a low estimate of 185.00. The median estimate represents a +24.81% increase from the last price of 178.91.

According to Zacks Investment Research, Alibaba Group Holding Limited has a Consensus Recommendation of 1.07. (The Scale is from 1-5 where 1 means Strong Buy and 5 means Strong Sell).

The Stock declined-1.64% and closed its last trading session at $178.91. The company has the market capitalization of $466.94 Billion. The stock has 52-week high of $206.2 and 52-Week low of $106.76. The firm touched its 52-Week high on Obsolete and 52-Week low on Obsolete. The company has volume of 20.04 Million shares. The company has a total of 2.61 Billion shares outstanding.

Alibaba Group Holding Limited (BABA) in the last quarter reported its actual EPS of $1.67/share where the analyst estimated EPS was $1.67/share.

The company has YTD performance of 3.76 percent. Beta for Alibaba Group Holding Limited stands at 2.52 while its ATR (average true range) is 6.44. The company has Weekly Volatility of 4.37%% and Monthly Volatility of 2.85%.

Alibaba Group Holding Limited has distance from 20-day Simple Moving Average (SMA20) of -5.43%, Distance from 50-Day Simple Moving Average of SMA50 percent and Distance from 200-Day Simple Moving Average of 3.05%.

The Company currently has ROA (Return on Assets) of 11.5 percent, Return on Equity (ROE) of 21.5 Percent and Return on Investment (ROI) of 8.7% with Gross margin of 60.3 percent and Operating & Profit margin of 29.7% and 29.6% respectively.

 

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