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Ak Steel Holding Corp (NYSE:AKS) Institutional Investor Positioning Change

17 August 2017

Over the past 2 quarters, AK Steel Holding Corporation (NYSE:AKS) is down -39.09%, compared with a fall of almost -9.07% for 3 months and about -23.04% for the past 30 days. The firm is scheduled to report its next earnings report on Tuesday, November 7th. Their 50-Day Simple Moving Average is a difference of 3.97% from current levels.

In order to reach an opinion and communicate the value and volatility of a covered security, analysts research public financial statements, listen in on conference calls and talk to managers and the customers of a company, typically in an attempt to capture the findings for a research report. (NYSE:RS) declared a quarterly dividend on Thursday, July 27th, RTT News reports. Jefferies Group analyst S. Rosenfeld now forecasts that the industrial products company will post earnings of $1.38 per share for the quarter, down from their previous forecast of $1.65. Reliance Steel & Aluminum Co now has $5.16B valuation. The firm had revenue of $2.48 billion during the quarter. State Street Corp boosted its stake in Reliance Steel & Aluminum Co.by 2.2% in the first quarter. The company reported revenue of $1.53 Billion in the same period a year ago. World Asset Management Inc now owns 5,261 shares of the industrial products company's stock valued at $421,000 after buying an additional 106 shares during the last quarter. It dropped, as 39 investors sold Reliance Steel & Aluminum Co shares while 121 reduced holdings.

Reliance Steel & Aluminum Co.is a metals service center firm in North America. Longbow Research assumed coverage on Reliance Steel & Aluminum Co.in a report on Wednesday, April 19th. Barclays PLC reiterated a "hold" rating and issued a $59.00 price objective on shares of Reliance Steel & Aluminum Co.in a report on Monday, May 1st. Five research analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, ten have issued a hold rating and eight have given a buy rating to the company's stock. The company now has an average rating of "Hold" and an average target price of $8.06. (NYSE:RS) shares are moving 2.01% trading at $71.55 today. Reza Olivier bought $480,400 worth of stock or 10,000 shares. AK Steel Holding Corporation has a 52 week low of $3.87 and a 52 week high of $11.39. the firms 50 day SMA price is $6.08 and its 200 SMA price is $6.83.

Another critical number in evaluating a stock is P/E or Price to Earnings ratio. The Lower end of the earnings estimate is $0.56, while the higher end of the earnings estimate is $1.43.

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The business also recently declared a quarterly dividend, which will be paid on Friday, September 8th. Reliance Steel & Aluminum Co.'s dividend has Aug 18, 2017 as record date. BidaskClub downgraded Reliance Steel & Aluminum Co. from a "sell" rating to a "strong sell" rating in a research note on Wednesday, June 21st.

United States Steel Corporation (X) stock marked a gap of -44.23% off its 52 week- peak price value and pointed turn of 48.41% from its 52 week-bottom price value. Institutional investors own 83.74% of the company's stock. The acquisition was disclosed in a legal filing with the SEC, which can be accessed through this link. The stock had a trading volume of 83,977 shares. Moreover, Ruffer Llp has 9% invested in the company for 3.93 million shares. The disclosure for this purchase can be found here.

During last 5 trades the stock sticks nearly -6.72%.

Several equities analysts have commented on the stock. JPMorgan Chase & Co. raised its position in Reliance Steel & Aluminum Co.by 1.0% in the first quarter. The stock of Reliance Steel & Aluminum Co (NYSE:RS) earned "Buy" rating by Cowen & Co on Thursday, July 27. Finally, Palo Capital Inc. increased its stake in Reliance Steel & Aluminum Co.by 0.7% in the second quarter. Zurcher Kantonalbank Zurich Cantonalbank raised its position in United States Steel Corporation by 21.4% in the first quarter. Shikiar Asset Management Inc. now owns 62,500 shares of the basic materials company's stock valued at $411,000 after buying an additional 1,500 shares in the last quarter. Finally, Canada Pension Plan Investment Board boosted its position in Reliance Steel & Aluminum Co.by 172.0% in the second quarter. On Monday, March 21 the stock rating was downgraded by Jefferies to "Hold". United States Steel Corporation (X) is intriguing when broken down to its core data. AK Steel Holding Corporation had 57 analyst reports since July 29, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel.