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GuruFocus Financial Strength Rank measures how strong a company’s financial situation is. It is based on these factors

1. The debt burden that the company has as measured by its Interest coverage (current year).
2. Debt to revenue ratio. The lower, the better
3. Altman Z-score.

A company ranks high with financial strength is likely to withstand any business slowdowns and recessions.

Financial Strength : 4/10

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industry
vs
history
Cash-to-Debt 0.10
AKS's Cash-to-Debt is ranked lower than
80% of the 533 Companies
in the Global Steel industry.

( Industry Median: 0.58 vs. AKS: 0.10 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Cash-to-Debt only.
AKS' s Cash-to-Debt Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.02  Med: 0.19 Max: 1.07
Current: 0.1
0.02
1.07
Equity-to-Asset -0.07
AKS's Equity-to-Asset is ranked lower than
96% of the 517 Companies
in the Global Steel industry.

( Industry Median: 0.46 vs. AKS: -0.07 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Equity-to-Asset only.
AKS' s Equity-to-Asset Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -0.24  Med: 0.09 Max: 0.29
Current: -0.07
-0.24
0.29
Interest Coverage 1.40
AKS's Interest Coverage is ranked lower than
80% of the 475 Companies
in the Global Steel industry.

( Industry Median: 8.97 vs. AKS: 1.40 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Interest Coverage only.
AKS' s Interest Coverage Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.5  Med: 1.02 Max: 9.14
Current: 1.4
0.5
9.14
Piotroski F-Score: 7
Altman Z-Score: 1.18
Beneish M-Score: -2.90
WACC vs ROIC
18.22%
13.92%
WACC
ROIC
GuruFocus Profitability Rank ranks how profitable a company is and how likely the company’s business will stay that way. It is based on these factors:

1. Operating Margin
2. Trend of the Operating Margin (5-year average). The company with an uptrend profit margin has a higher rank.
••3. Consistency of the profitability
4. Piotroski F-Score
5. Predictability Rank•

The maximum rank is 10. A rank of 7 or higher means a higher profitability and may stay that way. A rank of 3 or lower indicates that the company has had trouble to make a profit.

Profitability Rank is not directly related to the Financial Strength Rank. But if a company is consistently profitable, its financial strength will be stronger.

Profitability & Growth : 4/10

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industry
vs
history
Operating Margin % 3.91
AKS's Operating Margin % is ranked higher than
60% of the 530 Companies
in the Global Steel industry.

( Industry Median: 2.17 vs. AKS: 3.91 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Operating Margin % only.
AKS' s Operating Margin % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -3.11  Med: 0.84 Max: 8.92
Current: 3.91
-3.11
8.92
Net Margin % -0.13
AKS's Net Margin % is ranked lower than
65% of the 532 Companies
in the Global Steel industry.

( Industry Median: 1.37 vs. AKS: -0.13 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Net Margin % only.
AKS' s Net Margin % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -17.31  Med: -1.66 Max: 5.54
Current: -0.13
-17.31
5.54
ROA % -0.20
AKS's ROA % is ranked lower than
64% of the 538 Companies
in the Global Steel industry.

( Industry Median: 1.46 vs. AKS: -0.20 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROA % only.
AKS' s ROA % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -24.6  Med: -1.99 Max: 7.24
Current: -0.2
-24.6
7.24
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % 8.25
AKS's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % is ranked higher than
59% of the 536 Companies
in the Global Steel industry.

( Industry Median: 5.98 vs. AKS: 8.25 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % only.
AKS' s ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -8.44  Med: -0.46 Max: 21.81
Current: 8.25
-8.44
21.81
3-Year Revenue Growth Rate -14.60
AKS's 3-Year Revenue Growth Rate is ranked lower than
76% of the 500 Companies
in the Global Steel industry.

( Industry Median: -5.60 vs. AKS: -14.60 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year Revenue Growth Rate only.
AKS' s 3-Year Revenue Growth Rate Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -22.1  Med: -4.9 Max: 34.1
Current: -14.6
-22.1
34.1
3-Year EBITDA Growth Rate -7.50
AKS's 3-Year EBITDA Growth Rate is ranked lower than
69% of the 388 Companies
in the Global Steel industry.

( Industry Median: 3.60 vs. AKS: -7.50 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year EBITDA Growth Rate only.
AKS' s 3-Year EBITDA Growth Rate Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -64.1  Med: -17.7 Max: 125.8
Current: -7.5
-64.1
125.8
3-Year EPS without NRI Growth Rate -55.50
AKS's 3-Year EPS without NRI Growth Rate is ranked lower than
95% of the 339 Companies
in the Global Steel industry.

( Industry Median: 1.40 vs. AKS: -55.50 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year EPS without NRI Growth Rate only.
AKS' s 3-Year EPS without NRI Growth Rate Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -87.3  Med: -27.35 Max: 136.6
Current: -55.5
-87.3
136.6
GuruFocus has detected 4 Warning Signs with AK Steel Holding Corp $AKS.
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Guru Trades

Q1 2016

AKS Guru Trades in Q1 2016

Jim Simons 884,000 sh (New)
Chuck Royce 1,952,609 sh (+12.50%)
Joel Greenblatt Sold Out
Paul Tudor Jones Sold Out
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Q2 2016

AKS Guru Trades in Q2 2016

Paul Tudor Jones 200,486 sh (New)
Caxton Associates 2,135,640 sh (New)
Jim Simons 4,188,957 sh (+373.86%)
Chuck Royce 1,799,609 sh (-7.84%)
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Q3 2016

AKS Guru Trades in Q3 2016

Joel Greenblatt 16,124 sh (New)
Steven Cohen 1,323,800 sh (New)
Caxton Associates Sold Out
Chuck Royce 1,667,109 sh (-7.36%)
Paul Tudor Jones 78,724 sh (-60.73%)
Jim Simons 1,494,599 sh (-64.32%)
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Q4 2016

AKS Guru Trades in Q4 2016

Jim Simons 3,750,800 sh (+150.96%)
Steven Cohen 1,587,544 sh (+19.92%)
Ronald Muhlenkamp 57,000 sh (unchged)
Joel Greenblatt Sold Out
Chuck Royce 1,493,609 sh (-10.41%)
Paul Tudor Jones 28,400 sh (-63.92%)
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Business Description

Industry: Steel » Steel    NAICS: 331110    SIC: 3312
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Traded in other countries:AK2.Germany, AKS.Mexico,
AK Steel Holding Corp through its subsidiary is engaged in producing flat-rolled carbon, stainless and electrical steels, and tubular products.

AK Steel's operations consist of steelmaking and finishing plants in Indiana, Kentucky, Michigan, Ohio, and Pennsylvania. The company manufactures flat-rolled, carbon, electrical, and stainless steel as well as tubular products for the automotive, construction, appliance, and machinery end markets. AK Steel also owns metallurgical coal reserves in the Northern Appalachian Coal Basin and a 49.9% stake in Magnetation LLC, a joint venture based in northern Minnesota that produces iron ore concentrate and iron ore pellets.

Ratios

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industry
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history
Forward PE Ratio 23.31
AKS's Forward PE Ratio is ranked lower than
92% of the 52 Companies
in the Global Steel industry.

( Industry Median: 12.58 vs. AKS: 23.31 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward PE Ratio only.
N/A
Price-to-Owner-Earnings 23.75
AKS's Price-to-Owner-Earnings is ranked lower than
75% of the 221 Companies
in the Global Steel industry.

( Industry Median: 12.18 vs. AKS: 23.75 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Owner-Earnings only.
AKS' s Price-to-Owner-Earnings Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.86  Med: 11.99 Max: 307.5
Current: 23.75
0.86
307.5
PS Ratio 0.26
AKS's PS Ratio is ranked higher than
80% of the 620 Companies
in the Global Steel industry.

( Industry Median: 0.55 vs. AKS: 0.26 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PS Ratio only.
AKS' s PS Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.05  Med: 0.19 Max: 0.94
Current: 0.26
0.05
0.94
Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow 4.60
AKS's Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow is ranked higher than
72% of the 245 Companies
in the Global Steel industry.

( Industry Median: 9.00 vs. AKS: 4.60 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow only.
AKS' s Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.51  Med: 6.97 Max: 474.53
Current: 4.6
1.51
474.53
Price-to-Operating-Cash-Flow 4.60
AKS's Price-to-Operating-Cash-Flow is ranked higher than
68% of the 299 Companies
in the Global Steel industry.

( Industry Median: 9999.00 vs. AKS: 4.60 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Operating-Cash-Flow only.
AKS' s Price-to-Operating-Cash-Flow Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.5  Med: 6.99 Max: 48.82
Current: 4.6
1.5
48.82
EV-to-EBIT 18.79
AKS's EV-to-EBIT is ranked lower than
61% of the 583 Companies
in the Global Steel industry.

( Industry Median: 13.49 vs. AKS: 18.79 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBIT only.
AKS' s EV-to-EBIT Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -48.4  Med: 7.05 Max: 67.6
Current: 18.79
-48.4
67.6
EV-to-EBITDA 9.20
AKS's EV-to-EBITDA is ranked higher than
53% of the 617 Companies
in the Global Steel industry.

( Industry Median: 10.09 vs. AKS: 9.20 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBITDA only.
AKS' s EV-to-EBITDA Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -317.3  Med: 9.5 Max: 115.5
Current: 9.2
-317.3
115.5
Current Ratio 2.11
AKS's Current Ratio is ranked higher than
69% of the 429 Companies
in the Global Steel industry.

( Industry Median: 1.50 vs. AKS: 2.11 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Current Ratio only.
AKS' s Current Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.12  Med: 1.76 Max: 2.82
Current: 2.11
1.12
2.82
Quick Ratio 0.82
AKS's Quick Ratio is ranked lower than
59% of the 429 Companies
in the Global Steel industry.

( Industry Median: 0.98 vs. AKS: 0.82 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Quick Ratio only.
AKS' s Quick Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.56  Med: 0.93 Max: 1.96
Current: 0.82
0.56
1.96
Days Inventory 78.93
AKS's Days Inventory is ranked lower than
52% of the 493 Companies
in the Global Steel industry.

( Industry Median: 77.03 vs. AKS: 78.93 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Inventory only.
AKS' s Days Inventory Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 26.22  Med: 44.56 Max: 84.33
Current: 78.93
26.22
84.33
Days Sales Outstanding 27.43
AKS's Days Sales Outstanding is ranked higher than
77% of the 420 Companies
in the Global Steel industry.

( Industry Median: 56.62 vs. AKS: 27.43 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Sales Outstanding only.
AKS' s Days Sales Outstanding Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 22.44  Med: 30.69 Max: 41.46
Current: 27.43
22.44
41.46
Days Payable 42.51
AKS's Days Payable is ranked lower than
55% of the 394 Companies
in the Global Steel industry.

( Industry Median: 48.82 vs. AKS: 42.51 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Payable only.
AKS' s Days Payable Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 19.57  Med: 39.39 Max: 48.79
Current: 42.51
19.57
48.79

Buy Back

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industry
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history
5-Year Yield-on-Cost % 0.65
AKS's 5-Year Yield-on-Cost % is ranked lower than
82% of the 606 Companies
in the Global Steel industry.

( Industry Median: 2.03 vs. AKS: 0.65 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 5-Year Yield-on-Cost % only.
AKS' s 5-Year Yield-on-Cost % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.04  Med: 0.72 Max: 2.11
Current: 0.65
0.04
2.11
3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio -32.10
AKS's 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio is ranked lower than
94% of the 236 Companies
in the Global Steel industry.

( Industry Median: -1.60 vs. AKS: -32.10 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio only.
AKS' s 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -32.1  Med: -0.7 Max: 0.8
Current: -32.1
-32.1
0.8

Valuation & Return

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Price-to-Median-PS-Value 1.34
AKS's Price-to-Median-PS-Value is ranked lower than
52% of the 614 Companies
in the Global Steel industry.

( Industry Median: 1.32 vs. AKS: 1.34 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Median-PS-Value only.
AKS' s Price-to-Median-PS-Value Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.31  Med: 1.26 Max: 3.23
Current: 1.34
0.31
3.23
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % 5.32
AKS's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % is ranked higher than
51% of the 677 Companies
in the Global Steel industry.

( Industry Median: 4.77 vs. AKS: 5.32 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % only.
AKS' s Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.5  Med: 4.7 Max: 97.9
Current: 5.32
1.5
97.9

More Statistics

Revenue (TTM) (Mil) $5,883
EPS (TTM) $ -0.08
Beta3.34
Short Percentage of Float21.69%
52-Week Range $3.31 - 11.39
Shares Outstanding (Mil)314.79

Analyst Estimate

Dec17 Dec18 Dec19
Revenue (Mil $) 5,985 5,933 6,311
EPS ($) 0.32 0.49 1.05
EPS without NRI ($) 0.32 0.49 1.05
EPS Growth Rate
(Future 3Y To 5Y Estimate)
-203.18%
Dividends per Share ($)
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Headlines

Articles On GuruFocus.com
3 Top Stocks to Play in New Presidency Nov 23 2016 
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AK Steel Is Certain To Bounce Back Jun 08 2015 
A Few Reasons to Invest in This Steel-maker May 31 2015 
AK Steel: This Steel Stock's Improving End-Markets Will Drive Growth May 22 2015 
AK Steel: This Steelmaker is Gradually Improving May 04 2015 
AK Steel's Strong Long-Term Prospects Make It a Good Buy Apr 20 2015 
Long-Term Opportunity in TimkenSteel After Some Fall Mar 25 2015 
AK Steel: End-Market Growth Will Lead to Long-Term Gains Mar 24 2015 
AK Steel's Gradually Improving Business Makes It a Good Long-Term Investment Feb 12 2015 

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