AKS : Analysis & Opinions

  1. Why AK Steel Stock Plunged 11% Thursday

    January 13, 2017
    Credit Suisse analysts downgraded the stock to Neutral from Outperform, warning that the Trump-fueled rally has been overdone.
  2. U.S. Steel Wants to Restore 10K Jobs

    December 8, 2016
    U.S. Steel wants to accelerate investments and hire back laid-off employees.
  3. Assessing AK Steel After 91% One-Month Rise (AKS)

    December 5, 2016
    AK Steel shares have risen more than 90% in 30 days, fueled by the improved prospects of the steel industry under President-elect ...
  4. Nucor Declares 37.75-Cent Cash Dividend (NUE, AKS)

    December 1, 2016
    Nucor has now extended its streak of dividend payouts to 175 straight quarters.
  5. Moody's Upgrades AK Steel Outlook to Positive (AKS)

    December 1, 2016
    AK Steel has benefited from strong operating results, which have helped it surpass Wall Street's earnings estimates in six ...
  6. Steelmakers Lobby Trump Team for Trade Defenses (AKS, NUE)

    November 24, 2016
    It would seem that U.S. steel producers want to strike the iron while the iron is hot.
  7. Steel Stocks Reach 52-Week Highs on Trump Rally (AKS, NUE)

    November 23, 2016
    Several steel manufacturers soared to 52-week highs on Tuesday, as did the Market Vectors Steel ETF.
  8. AK Steel Stock Seeing More Than a Trump-Fueled Rally (AKS)

    November 21, 2016
    Even without Trump, AK Steel had already shown that there was more to this company than what was decided in the election.
  9. AK Steel Hikes Carbon Steel Product Prices (AKS, SLX)

    November 16, 2016
    You know you're operating in a strong industry when you're confident enough to raise prices on some of the key products. ...
  10. Why AK Steel Stock Surged 32% Last Week (AKS, SLX)

    November 14, 2016
    Steel manufacturers posted strong gains last week in the wake of Donald Trump's surprise victory for the White House.
  11. Donald Trump's Wall Could Boost Steel Stocks (AKS, NUE)

    November 9, 2016
    Trump's position on securing the Mexican border should bode well for steel stocks and steel ETFs.
  12. Aluminum Stocks Boosted by China Dump Probe (AKS, CENX)

    November 9, 2016
    Aluminum stocks rose on a report that the Commerce Department discovered that some China Zhongwang aluminum exports circumvented ...
  13. Chinese Steel Probe Boosts US Steelmakers (AKS, NUE)

    November 8, 2016
    Regulators are investigating whether Chinese steel companies are shipping steel through Vietnam to avoid U.S. import tariffs.
  14. Inside the Market Vectors Steel ETF: AK Steel (AKS, SLX)

    November 7, 2016
    Coming at No. 18 on the weighting list, AK Steel is one of several commodity leaders within the Market Vectors Steel ETF.
  15. Has AK Steel Stock Become Overbought? (AKS)

    November 3, 2016
    On the heels of two analysts' upgrades in the past week, AK Steel shares have skyrocketed as much as 30% since a low of $4.42 ...
  16. Assessing AK Steel's Post-Earnings Valuation (AKS)

    October 31, 2016
    AK Steel now has a consensus Buy rating and an average analyst 12-month price target of $6, implying 15% potential return.
  17. AK Steel to Offer 65 Million Common Shares (AKS)

    October 28, 2016
    Pricing of the public offering is set at $4.90 per share. The offering is expected to close on November 1, 2016.
  18. AK Steel Stock Upgraded by Bank of America (AKS)

    October 27, 2016
    Prior to Tuesday's earnings report, Bank of America expected AK Steel stock to fall some 23%, but analysts now see upside ...
  19. AK Steel Q3 Boosted by Higher Prices (AKS)

    October 26, 2016
    Higher steel prices contributed to strong bottom-line results from AK Steel, which beat Wall Street's third quarter earnings ...
  20. AK Steel Earnings Coming Up, What to Expect (AKS)

    October 24, 2016
    Wall Street expects AK Steel to deliver 13 cents per share in earnings on revenue of $1.47 billion.
  21. AK Steel Falls Amid Weak China Exports (AKS, SLX)

    October 14, 2016
    AK Steel shares declined as much as 6% Thursday after China reported worse-than-expected exports, causing a sharp decline ...
  22. Assessing AK Steel Stock Valuation (AKS)

    October 10, 2016
    Despite the impressive year-to-date gains of almost 110%, AK Steel shares still appear as a bargain.
  23. Can Anything Cool Down AK Steel Stock? (AKS)

    September 27, 2016
    The Ohio-based steel producer has enjoyed a string of upbeat commentary by Wall Street analysts.
  24. AK Steel Stock Upgraded by KeyBank (AKS)

    September 20, 2016
    Analysts at KeyBanc believe shares of AK Steel, which have fallen 20% over the past month, have been punished enough.
  25. AK Steel Stock Get Downgraded by Jefferies (AKS)

    September 19, 2016
    One would need fortitude as strong as steel to invest in steel stocks over the past month.
  26. Has AK Steel Stock Become Oversold? (AKS)

    September 15, 2016
    While AK Steel's stock decline might seem severe, there's also an element of profit-taking that is going on.
  27. AK Steel Falls Favorable Trade Commission Ruling (AKS)

    September 13, 2016
    U.S. steel producer AK Steel Holding Corporation couldn't escape the negative market sentiment Tuesday.
  28. AK Steel Rises as Chinese Imports Investigated (AKS)

    September 13, 2016
    The strong recovery the steel industry has enjoyed over the past couple of months may continue.
  29. Commodity Stocks in Play Now (AKS, WLL)

    September 7, 2016
    These stocks have experienced a sizable pullback after a big rally, presenting a potential major buying opportunity.
  30. Buy the Dip During Dog Days

    August 10, 2016
    Buying the dips can book reliable profits but aggressive trade management is needed to control downside risk.
  31. Tesla Stock: Analyzing 5 Key Suppliers (TSLA)

    April 30, 2016
    Learn about American electric car manufacturer Tesla Motors and its leading suppliers. Find out about the suppliers' primary ...
  32. (ATI) Who are Allegheny Technologies' Main Competitors?

    April 26, 2016
    Read about the specialty metals and components producer Allegheny Technologies, and learn more about its operations and competitive ...
  33. AK Steel Stock Steaming Ahead of Earnings (AKS)

    April 25, 2016
    AK Steel remains highly susceptible to the commodity price swings often driven by overseas manufacturers.
  34. Steel Stocks Poised For a Drop

    March 22, 2016
    Steel stocks have triggered overbought conditions on the RSI indicator. These readings could signal a move lower in the weeks ...
  35. U.S. Metals: Balancing A Constructive Domestic Macro Environment ...

    March 11, 2016
    In their US Metals & Mining Industry report, Credit Suisse’s Curt Woodworth mentioned that the US macro outlook remained ...
  36. Why AK Steel Skyrocketed 36% Last Week (AKS)

    March 7, 2016
    After a 36% rise in AKS shares, is there still more room for the stock to run or is it now time to take profits?
  37. Heavy Metals Rising (DBB, SLV, AKS)

    February 22, 2016
    Metals and even heavy metals are rallying. Here's the outlook and the opportunities.
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    May 20, 2015
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  39. AK Steel, Southern Copper And Others Insiders Have Been Buying

    November 10, 2014
  40. Are There Still More Gains For Steel Stocks Ahead?

    January 23, 2014
    The steel sector has rebounded quite nicely over the last few months as investors have looked for value. Given the longer ...
  41. Why 2014 Could Be Tough For Commodity Investors

    December 23, 2013
    Following the basic rules of supply and demand can yield winning investment strategies -- regardless of the industry.​Of ...
  42. For The Struggling Commodities Sector, 2014 Promises More Hardship

    December 23, 2013
    Following the basic rules of supply and demand can yield winning investment strategies -- regardless of the industry.​Of ...
  43. Is Now The Time To Invest In Steel?

    October 25, 2010
    Recent price drops present long-term opportunities, while many stable ETFs remain attractive. Learn your best options for ...
  44. Stocks Affected By Second Quarter Stall

    July 8, 2010
    The huge stock market rally that began in the depths of the financial crisis in March 2009, has stalled and reversed.