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Ak Steel Holding Corp Sentiment Increases on Better Stock Potential

More interesting news about AK Steel Holding Corporation (NYSE:AKS) were released by: and their article: "Implied Volatility Surging for AK Steel (AKS) Stock Options" published on June 22, 2017 as well as's news article titled: "Catalysts On The Horizon For Metals & Mining Group; Deutsche Bank Upgrades, US ..." with publication date: June 23, 2017. According to Thomson Reuters, sell-side analysts are forecasting a harmony target price of $65.48 on company shares. A number of research firms recently weighed in on X. Vetr lowered shares of United States Steel Corporation from a "sell" rating to a "strong sell" rating and set a $31.06 target price for the a report on Monday, February 27th. Janney Capital maintained the shares of AXP in report on Thursday, September 17 with "Buy" rating. Cowen & Co maintained the shares of X in report on Thursday, April 28 with "Market Perform" rating. Wall Street is only getting more bullish on the stock, with 6 of analysts who cover AYX having a buy-equivalent rating.

05/04/2017 - AK Steel Holding Corporation had its "equal-weight" rating reiterated by analysts at Barclays.

06/14/2017 - United States Steel Corporation had its "sell" rating reiterated by analysts at Axiom Capital. After a recent check, AK Steel Holding Corporation (NYSE:AKS) shares price moved up from its 50 days moving average with 6.40% and remote negatively from 200 days moving average with -10.41%. They now have a Dollars 7 price target on the stock. The stock's market capitalization is 2.06B, it has a 52-week low of 3.87 and a 52-week high of 11.39. United States Steel Corporation (NYSE:X) has risen 45.54% since June 26, 2016 and is uptrending.

The stock increased 5.56% or $0.35 on June 23, reaching $6.65. This represents an increase of approximately 157% compared to the average daily volume of 38,001 call options.

Let's take an assessment at how United States Steel Corporation (X) has been performing. The company beat the analyst EPS Estimate with the difference of $0.1. The business had revenue of $1.53 billion during the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $1.49 billion.

06/07/2017 - United States Steel Corporation had its "overweight" rating reiterated by analysts at JP Morgan. The firm's quarterly revenue was up 16.4% on a year-over-year basis. During the same period in the previous year, the company posted ($2.15) earnings per share. They expect $1.45 earnings per share, down 30.95% or $0.65 from last year's $2.1 per share. Bank of America upgraded the stock to "Buy" rating in Wednesday, October 26 report. If you are viewing this piece of content on another site, it was illegally stolen and reposted in violation of U.S. and global copyright and trademark laws.

X has been the subject of a number of recent research reports. Cowen & Co maintained the shares of AKS in report on Thursday, April 27 with "Market Perform" rating. This represents a $0.20 annualized dividend and a dividend yield of 0.93%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend was Monday, May 8th. United States Steel Corporation's payout ratio is presently -12.20%. The stock had a trading volume of 9,825,822 shares. The shares were acquired at an average cost of $19.96 per share, with a total value of $199,600.00. The lowest target is $5.4 while the high is $8.0.

Seminole Management decreased American Express Co (AXP) stake by 29.22% reported in 2016Q4 SEC filing. The Beta for the stock stands at 2.89. The shares were purchased at an average cost of $19.94 per share, for a total transaction of $49,850.00. Riverhead Cap Limited Liability Company holds 0.01% or 8,800 shares in its portfolio. The disclosure for this purchase can be found here. The New York-based Marketfield Asset Management Llc has invested 2.73% in the stock.

Several hedge funds have recently added to or reduced their stakes in the stock. Dynamic Technology Lab Private Ltd purchased a new stake in United States Steel Corporation during the first quarter valued at about $209,000. Acrospire Investment Management LLC raised its stake in shares of United States Steel Corporation by 241.1% in the first quarter.

Clough Global Equity Fund is a diversified, closed-end management investment company. Focused Wealth Management Inc's holdings in AK Steel Holding Corporation were valued $151,000 as of its latest document with the Security and Exchange Commission. Moreover, Rivernorth Capital Management Llc has 1.24% invested in the company for 1.70 million shares. The Firm is engaged in producing flat-rolled and tubular products with production activities in North America and Europe. The Firm operates in three divisions: Consumer Banking, Wholesale Banking and Enterprise Services.



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