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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

vs
industry
vs
history
Cash-to-Debt 0.10
AKS's Cash-to-Debt is ranked lower than
73% of the 552 Companies
in the Global Steel industry.

( Industry Median: 0.32 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: 0.18 Max: N/A
Current: 0.1
Equity-to-Asset -0.06
AKS's Equity-to-Asset is ranked lower than
95% of the 529 Companies
in the Global Steel industry.

( Industry Median: 0.46 vs. AKS: -0.06 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Equity-to-Asset only.
AKS' s Equity-to-Asset Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -0.37  Med: 0.14 Max: 0.36
Current: -0.06
-0.37
0.36
Interest Coverage 1.84
AKS's Interest Coverage is ranked lower than
79% of the 449 Companies
in the Global Steel industry.

( Industry Median: 10.44 vs. AKS: 1.84 )
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: 1.84
0.5
9.14
Piotroski F-Score: 8
Altman Z-Score: 1.18
Beneish M-Score: -2.62
WACC vs ROIC
15.94%
18.95%
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
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history
Operating Margin % 5.00
AKS's Operating Margin % is ranked higher than
60% of the 554 Companies
in the Global Steel industry.

( Industry Median: 3.63 vs. AKS: 5.00 )
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: 5
-3.11
8.92
Net Margin % 1.16
AKS's Net Margin % is ranked lower than
63% of the 556 Companies
in the Global Steel industry.

( Industry Median: 2.48 vs. AKS: 1.16 )
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: 1.16
-17.31
5.54
ROA % 1.71
AKS's ROA % is ranked lower than
57% of the 563 Companies
in the Global Steel industry.

( Industry Median: 2.32 vs. AKS: 1.71 )
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: 1.71
-24.6
7.24
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % 10.31
AKS's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % is ranked higher than
59% of the 560 Companies
in the Global Steel industry.

( Industry Median: 8.09 vs. AKS: 10.31 )
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: 10.31
-8.44
21.81
3-Year Revenue Growth Rate -14.60
AKS's 3-Year Revenue Growth Rate is ranked lower than
77% of the 516 Companies
in the Global Steel industry.

( Industry Median: -5.40 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: -1.65 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
71% of the 423 Companies
in the Global Steel industry.

( Industry Median: 2.80 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: -8.65 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
96% of the 374 Companies
in the Global Steel industry.

( Industry Median: 4.00 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: -26.1 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

Q2 2016

AKS Guru Trades in Q2 2016

Caxton Associates 2,135,640 sh (New)
Paul Tudor Jones 200,486 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

Steven Cohen 1,323,800 sh (New)
Joel Greenblatt 16,124 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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Q1 2017

AKS Guru Trades in Q1 2017

Caxton Associates 680,000 sh (New)
David Tepper 534,327 sh (New)
Paul Tudor Jones 40,143 sh (+41.35%)
Chuck Royce 1,688,609 sh (+13.06%)
Ronald Muhlenkamp 57,000 sh (unchged)
Jim Simons Sold Out
Steven Cohen 358,000 sh (-77.45%)
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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,
Headquarter Location:USA
AK Steel Holding Corp is engaged in manufacturing steel products such as flat-rolled, carbon, electrical, and stainless steel as well as tubular products for the automotive, construction, appliance, and machinery end markets.

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, a joint venture based in northern Minnesota that produces iron ore concentrate and iron ore pellets.

Top Ranked Articles about AK Steel Holding Corp

AK Steel Announces Third Quarter 2016 Earnings Date

WEST CHESTER, OH--(Marketwired - Sep 20, 2016) - AK Steel (NYSE: AKS) said today that it plans to release its third quarter 2016 financial results before the opening of trading on the New York Stock Exchange on Tuesday, October 25, 2016. AK Steel will also provide live listening access on the Internet to its earnings conference call to be held at 11:00 a.m. Eastern Time on October 25, 2016. Access to the webcast will be available from the home page of the company's website at www.aksteel.com. The webcast will be archived on the company's website following the call until November 1, 2016 and will be accessible from the home page. AK Steel

AK Steel is a leading producer of flat-rolled carbon, stainless and electrical steel products, and carbon and stainless tubular products, primarily for automotive, infrastructure and manufacturing, construction and electrical power generation and distribution markets. Headquartered in West Chester, Ohio (Greater Cincinnati), the company employs approximately 8,500 men and women at eight steel plants, two coke plants and two tube manufacturing plants across six states (Indiana, Kentucky, Michigan, Ohio, Pennsylvania and West Virginia) and one tube plant in Mexico. Additional information about AK Steel is available at www.aksteel.com.


Contacts:

Media

Lisa H. Jester

Corporate Manager, Communications and Public Relations

(513) 425-2510


Investors

Douglas O. Mitterholzer

General Manager, Investor Relations

(513) 425-5215





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Ratios

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industry
vs
history
PE Ratio 32.63
AKS's PE Ratio is ranked lower than
82% of the 401 Companies
in the Global Steel industry.

( Industry Median: 14.25 vs. AKS: 32.63 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PE Ratio only.
AKS' s PE Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.29  Med: 30.61 Max: 1913.85
Current: 32.63
1.29
1913.85
Forward PE Ratio 12.79
AKS's Forward PE Ratio is ranked higher than
60% of the 35 Companies
in the Global Steel industry.

( Industry Median: 13.50 vs. AKS: 12.79 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward PE Ratio only.
N/A
PE Ratio without NRI 32.63
AKS's PE Ratio without NRI is ranked lower than
82% of the 403 Companies
in the Global Steel industry.

( Industry Median: 14.32 vs. AKS: 32.63 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PE Ratio without NRI only.
AKS' s PE Ratio without NRI Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.29  Med: 30.61 Max: 1244
Current: 32.63
1.29
1244
Price-to-Owner-Earnings 20.81
AKS's Price-to-Owner-Earnings is ranked lower than
67% of the 196 Companies
in the Global Steel industry.

( Industry Median: 14.45 vs. AKS: 20.81 )
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: 12.1 Max: 307.5
Current: 20.81
0.86
307.5
PS Ratio 0.29
AKS's PS Ratio is ranked higher than
76% of the 542 Companies
in the Global Steel industry.

( Industry Median: 0.53 vs. AKS: 0.29 )
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: 1.13
Current: 0.29
0.05
1.13
Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow 7.21
AKS's Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow is ranked higher than
67% of the 153 Companies
in the Global Steel industry.

( Industry Median: 10.66 vs. AKS: 7.21 )
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: 1.57  Med: 9.13 Max: 1625.2
Current: 7.21
1.57
1625.2
Price-to-Operating-Cash-Flow 7.21
AKS's Price-to-Operating-Cash-Flow is ranked higher than
56% of the 199 Companies
in the Global Steel industry.

( Industry Median: 8.18 vs. AKS: 7.21 )
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: 8.37 Max: 47.9
Current: 7.21
1.5
47.9
EV-to-EBIT 14.10
AKS's EV-to-EBIT is ranked lower than
58% of the 437 Companies
in the Global Steel industry.

( Industry Median: 12.52 vs. AKS: 14.10 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBIT only.
AKS' s EV-to-EBIT Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -48.3  Med: 8.8 Max: 49
Current: 14.1
-48.3
49
EV-to-EBITDA 7.64
AKS's EV-to-EBITDA is ranked higher than
63% of the 466 Companies
in the Global Steel industry.

( Industry Median: 9.64 vs. AKS: 7.64 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBITDA only.
AKS' s EV-to-EBITDA Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -317.3  Med: 9.85 Max: 115.5
Current: 7.64
-317.3
115.5
Current Ratio 1.85
AKS's Current Ratio is ranked higher than
66% of the 546 Companies
in the Global Steel industry.

( Industry Median: 1.42 vs. AKS: 1.85 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Current Ratio only.
AKS' s Current Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.1  Med: 1.85 Max: 3.79
Current: 1.85
1.1
3.79
Quick Ratio 0.79
AKS's Quick Ratio is ranked lower than
58% of the 546 Companies
in the Global Steel industry.

( Industry Median: 0.93 vs. AKS: 0.79 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Quick Ratio only.
AKS' s Quick Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.53  Med: 0.96 Max: 2.79
Current: 0.79
0.53
2.79
Days Inventory 78.03
AKS's Days Inventory is ranked lower than
55% of the 521 Companies
in the Global Steel industry.

( Industry Median: 72.68 vs. AKS: 78.03 )
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: 78.03
26.22
84.33
Days Sales Outstanding 32.46
AKS's Days Sales Outstanding is ranked higher than
74% of the 434 Companies
in the Global Steel industry.

( Industry Median: 58.40 vs. AKS: 32.46 )
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: 32.46
22.44
41.46
Days Payable 47.46
AKS's Days Payable is ranked lower than
51% of the 405 Companies
in the Global Steel industry.

( Industry Median: 47.81 vs. AKS: 47.46 )
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: 47.46
19.57
48.79

Buy Back

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industry
vs
history
5-Year Yield-on-Cost % 0.65
AKS's 5-Year Yield-on-Cost % is ranked lower than
83% of the 621 Companies
in the Global Steel industry.

( Industry Median: 2.15 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
95% of the 260 Companies
in the Global Steel industry.

( Industry Median: -1.50 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: -2.65 Max: 0.8
Current: -32.1
-32.1
0.8

Valuation & Return

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industry
vs
history
Price-to-Median-PS-Value 1.45
AKS's Price-to-Median-PS-Value is ranked lower than
66% of the 529 Companies
in the Global Steel industry.

( Industry Median: 9999.00 vs. AKS: 1.45 )
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: 0.29  Med: 1.36 Max: 5.48
Current: 1.45
0.29
5.48
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % 7.09
AKS's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % is ranked higher than
55% of the 563 Companies
in the Global Steel industry.

( Industry Median: 5.84 vs. AKS: 7.09 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % only.
AKS' s Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -41.7  Med: 2.3 Max: 97.9
Current: 7.09
-41.7
97.9
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) % -31.82
AKS's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) % is ranked lower than
89% of the 301 Companies
in the Global Steel industry.

( Industry Median: 0.84 vs. AKS: -31.82 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) % only.
AKS' s Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -57.6  Med: 0.4 Max: 14.8
Current: -31.82
-57.6
14.8

More Statistics

Revenue (TTM) (Mil) $5,897.10
EPS (TTM) $ 0.19
Beta3.56
Short Percentage of Float23.06%
52-Week Range $3.87 - 11.39
Shares Outstanding (Mil)314.83

Analyst Estimate

Dec17 Dec18 Dec19
Revenue (Mil $) 5,966 5,939 6,280
EPS ($) 0.51 0.43 1.00
EPS without NRI ($) 0.51 0.43 1.00
EPS Growth Rate
(Future 3Y To 5Y Estimate)
-203.95%
Dividends per Share ($)
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AK Steel Announces Third Quarter 2016 Earnings Date Sep 20 2016 
AK Steel Announces Second Quarter 2016 Earnings Date Jun 21 2016 
AK Steel Announces Price Increase for Specialty Sheet and Strip Stainless Steel Jun 21 2016 
AK Steel Announces Closing of $380 Million 7.50% Senior Secured Notes Due 2023 and Final Results of Jun 20 2016 
AK Steel Receives American Metal Market's "Best Operational Improvement" Award for Dearborn Works Jun 15 2016 
AK Steel Announces Pricing of $380 Million of Senior Secured Notes Due 2023 Jun 13 2016 
AK Steel Announces Offering of $380 Million of Senior Secured Notes and Cash Tender Offer for Its 8. Jun 13 2016 
AK Steel's Coshocton Works Recognized for Outstanding Safety Performance May 23 2016 
AK Steel and NanoSteel Honored With "Breakthrough Solution of the Year" by Platts Global Metals Awar May 20 2016 

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