Shikiar Asset Management Inc adds AK Steel Holding Corporation (AKS) to its portfolio

AK Steel Holding Corporation (AKS) : Shikiar Asset Management Inc added new position in AK Steel Holding Corporation during the most recent quarter end. The investment management firm now holds 82,500 shares of AK Steel Holding Corporation which is valued at $403,425 , the company said in a statement filed on Apr 21, 2016 with the SEC.AK Steel Holding Corporation makes up approximately 0.18% of Shikiar Asset Management Inc’s portfolio.

AK Steel Holding Corporation opened for trading at $4.6 and hit $4.97 on the upside on Wednesday, eventually ending the session at $4.96, with a gain of 5.08% or 0.24 points. The heightened volatility saw the trading volume jump to 97,00,419 shares. Company has a market cap of $885 M.

Other Hedge Funds, Including , Berkshire Asset Managementpa added AKS to its portfolio by purchasing 10,000 company shares during the most recent quarter which is valued at $47,700. AK Steel Holding Corporation makes up approx 0.01% of Berkshire Asset Managementpa’s portfolio. Simplex Trading sold out all of its stake in AKS during the most recent quarter. The investment firm sold 4,793 shares of AKS which is valued $22,863.

On the company’s financial health, AK Steel Holding Corporation reported $-0.08 EPS for the quarter, beating the analyst consensus estimate by $ 0.03 according to the earnings call on Apr 26, 2016. Analyst had a consensus of $-0.11. The company had revenue of $1519.00 million for the quarter, compared to analysts expectations of $1508.29 million. The company’s revenue was down -13.2 % compared to the same quarter last year.During the same quarter in the previous year, the company posted $-0.28 EPS.

Many Wall Street Analysts have commented on AK Steel Holding Corporation. Company shares were Reiterated by Cowen on Apr 27, 2016 to “Market Perform”, Firm has raised the Price Target to $ 5 from a previous price target of $3 .Company shares were Downgraded by UBS on Apr 8, 2016 to ” Sell”, Firm has raised the Price Target to $ 2.50 from a previous price target of $2 .Company shares were Reiterated by Credit Suisse on Mar 23, 2016 to “Underperform”, Firm has raised the Price Target to $ 3.50 from a previous price target of $2 .

AK Steel Holding Corporation (AK Holding) is an integrated producer of flat-rolled carbon stainless and electrical steels and tubular products through its wholly-owned subsidiary AK Steel Corporation (AK Steel and together with AK Holding the Company). The operations of the Company and its wholly owned subsidiaries consist primarily of eight steelmaking and finishing plants two coke plants and two tube manufacturing plants across six states which include Indiana Kentucky Michigan Ohio Pennsylvania and West Virginia. These operations produce flat-rolled carbon steels including coated cold-rolled and hot-rolled carbon steel products and specialty stainless and electrical steels that are sold in sheet and strip form as well as carbon and stainless steel that is finished into welded steel tubing. These products are sold to the automotive infrastructure and manufacturing and distributors and converters markets.

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