Short Interest in AK Steel Holding Corporation (AKS) Increases By 16.3%

The Walt Disney Company (DIS) has risen 9.41% since then. The ROIC 5 year average of United States Steel Corporation (NYSE:X) is 0.023197.

The stock has Return on Assets (ROA) of 1.3 percent. Riverhead Capital Management LLC now owns 17,616 shares of the basic materials company's stock worth $116,000 after purchasing an additional 7,516 shares during the period. However a year ago for the same quarter the company has reported $0.14 EPS. Shares are now up over the past year, outperforming the broad market by -100% and underperformed a peer group of similar companies by -643%. Credit Suisse maintained AK Steel Holding Corporation (NYSE:AKS) on Wednesday, March 23 with "Underperform" rating.

Institutional investors and hedge funds have recently modified their holdings of the business. Glg Partners Lp sold 185,419 shares as Ak Stl Hldg Corp (AKS)'s stock declined 37.22%. Following the completion of the transaction, the chief financial officer now directly owns 30,415 shares in the company, valued at $840,062.30. The purchase was disclosed in a filing with the SEC, which can be accessed through this hyperlink. Standpoint Research downgraded United States Steel from a "buy" rating to a "reduce" rating in a research report on Tuesday, September 5th. Earnings surprises can have a huge impact on a company's stock price. The disclosure for this purchase can be found here.

The company now has an insider ownership of 0.5 Percent and Institutional ownership of 66.5 Percent. Moreover, Paradigm Capital Management Inc Ny has 1.64% invested in the company for 990,900 shares. Moreover, Van Eck Corp has 0.02% invested in AK Steel Holding Corporation (NYSE:AKS) for 584,504 shares.

In taking a look at technical levels, shares are trading -0.34% away from the 50 day simple moving average and -15.70% away from the 200 day simple moving average. The Price Range 52 Weeks is one of the tools that investors use to determine the lowest and highest price at which a stock has traded in the previous 52 weeks. The company has a quick ratio of 1.23, a current ratio of 1.89 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 1.03. (X) has the market capitalization of $5.13 Billion.

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United States Steel (NYSE:X) last issued its earnings results on Tuesday, October 31st. After $0.02 actual EPS reported by AK Steel Holding Corporation for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts -650.00 % negative EPS growth. We'll use EBITDA margin and Return on Investment (ROI) to measure this., compared to an EBITDA margin of 7.27% for United States Steel Corporation (X). The average FCF of a company is determined by looking at the cash generated by operations of the company. Analysts believe that we could see stock price minimum in the $5 range (lowest target price), allowing for another 4.38% jump from its current position.

The firm also recently announced a quarterly dividend, which will be paid on Friday, June 9th. Benzinga.com's news article titled: "AK Steel Upgraded On Improved Margin Outlook" with publication date: November 21, 2017 was also an interesting one. This represents a $0.20 dividend on an annualized basis and a yield of 0.68%.

United States Steel Corporation is an integrated steel producer. Parkside Natl Bank Tru owns 145 shares or 0% of their United States portfolio. Bank of America set a $32.00 price objective on United States Steel and gave the company a "buy" rating in a report on Friday, October 20th. Three analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, seven have assigned a hold rating and ten have given a buy rating to the company's stock. Jefferies Group LLC reissued a buy rating and issued a $45.00 target price on shares of United States Steel in a research report on Wednesday, February 1st. AK Steel Holding Corporation had 73 analyst reports since July 29, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. Zacks Investment Research raised shares of AK Steel from a "sell" rating to a "hold" rating in a research report on Wednesday, November 22nd. The stock presently has an average rating of "Buy" and a consensus price target of $7.38.

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