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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 0.03
NYSE:AKS's Cash-to-Debt is ranked lower than
82% of the 552 Companies
in the Global Steel industry.

( Industry Median: 0.42 vs. NYSE:AKS: 0.03 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Cash-to-Debt only.
NYSE:AKS' s Cash-to-Debt Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.02  Med: 0.18 Max: 1.07
Current: 0.03
0.02
1.07
Equity-to-Asset -0.04
NYSE:AKS's Equity-to-Asset is ranked lower than
94% of the 546 Companies
in the Global Steel industry.

( Industry Median: 0.45 vs. NYSE:AKS: -0.04 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Equity-to-Asset only.
NYSE:AKS' s Equity-to-Asset Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -0.37  Med: 0.14 Max: 0.36
Current: -0.04
-0.37
0.36
Debt-to-Equity -11.87
NYSE:AKS's Debt-to-Equity is ranked lower than
99.99% of the 392 Companies
in the Global Steel industry.

( Industry Median: 0.64 vs. NYSE:AKS: -11.87 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Debt-to-Equity only.
NYSE:AKS' s Debt-to-Equity Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -28.35  Med: 1.12 Max: 25.74
Current: -11.87
-28.35
25.74
Debt-to-EBITDA 4.42
NYSE:AKS's Debt-to-EBITDA is ranked higher than
60% of the 429 Companies
in the Global Steel industry.

( Industry Median: 3.97 vs. NYSE:AKS: 4.42 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Debt-to-EBITDA only.
NYSE:AKS' s Debt-to-EBITDA Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -147.66  Med: 4.17 Max: 85.92
Current: 4.42
-147.66
85.92
Interest Coverage 1.61
NYSE:AKS's Interest Coverage is ranked lower than
77% of the 453 Companies
in the Global Steel industry.

( Industry Median: 9.97 vs. NYSE:AKS: 1.61 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Interest Coverage only.
NYSE:AKS' s Interest Coverage Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.5  Med: 1.02 Max: 9.14
Current: 1.61
0.5
9.14
Piotroski F-Score: 7
Altman Z-Score: 1.02
Beneish M-Score: -1.87
WACC vs ROIC
13.95%
10.45%
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 % 4.14
NYSE:AKS's Operating Margin % is ranked higher than
66% of the 554 Companies
in the Global Steel industry.

( Industry Median: 3.38 vs. NYSE:AKS: 4.14 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Operating Margin % only.
NYSE:AKS' s Operating Margin % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -3.11  Med: 0.84 Max: 8.92
Current: 4.14
-3.11
8.92
Net Margin % 0.92
NYSE:AKS's Net Margin % is ranked lower than
54% of the 554 Companies
in the Global Steel industry.

( Industry Median: 2.45 vs. NYSE:AKS: 0.92 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Net Margin % only.
NYSE:AKS' s Net Margin % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -17.31  Med: -1.66 Max: 5.54
Current: 0.92
-17.31
5.54
ROA % 1.35
NYSE:AKS's ROA % is ranked higher than
54% of the 564 Companies
in the Global Steel industry.

( Industry Median: 2.44 vs. NYSE:AKS: 1.35 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROA % only.
NYSE:AKS' s ROA % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -24.6  Med: -1.99 Max: 7.24
Current: 1.35
-24.6
7.24
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % 8.22
NYSE:AKS's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % is ranked higher than
64% of the 562 Companies
in the Global Steel industry.

( Industry Median: 8.05 vs. NYSE:AKS: 8.22 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % only.
NYSE:AKS' s ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -8.44  Med: -0.46 Max: 21.81
Current: 8.22
-8.44
21.81
3-Year Revenue Growth Rate -14.60
NYSE:AKS's 3-Year Revenue Growth Rate is ranked lower than
78% of the 534 Companies
in the Global Steel industry.

( Industry Median: -5.30 vs. NYSE:AKS: -14.60 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year Revenue Growth Rate only.
NYSE: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
NYSE:AKS's 3-Year EBITDA Growth Rate is ranked lower than
70% of the 450 Companies
in the Global Steel industry.

( Industry Median: 2.50 vs. NYSE:AKS: -7.50 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year EBITDA Growth Rate only.
NYSE: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
NYSE:AKS's 3-Year EPS without NRI Growth Rate is ranked lower than
95% of the 403 Companies
in the Global Steel industry.

( Industry Median: 6.70 vs. NYSE:AKS: -55.50 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year EPS without NRI Growth Rate only.
NYSE: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
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Guru Trades

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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Q2 2017

AKS Guru Trades in Q2 2017

David Dreman 1,852 sh (New)
Steven Cohen 591,477 sh (+65.22%)
Chuck Royce 1,841,109 sh (+9.03%)
Ronald Muhlenkamp 57,000 sh (unchged)
Steven Cohen 300,000 sh (unchged)
Paul Tudor Jones Sold Out
David Tepper Sold Out
Caxton Associates 350,000 sh (-48.53%)
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Q3 2017

AKS Guru Trades in Q3 2017

Alan Fournier 650,000 sh (New)
Ronald Muhlenkamp 57,000 sh (unchged)
David Dreman 1,852 sh (unchged)
Caxton Associates Sold Out
Steven Cohen Sold Out
Chuck Royce 1,831,109 sh (-0.54%)
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Insider Trades

Latest Guru Trades with NYSE:AKS

(List those with share number changes of more than 20%, or impact to portfolio more than 0.1%)

GuruDate Trades Impact to Portfolio Price Range * (?) Current Price Change from Average Current Shares
David Dreman 2017-06-30 New Buy0.01%$5.45 - $7.65 $ 4.88-22%1,852
David Tepper 2017-06-30 Sold Out 0.06%$5.45 - $7.65 $ 4.88-22%0
David Tepper 2017-03-31 New Buy0.06%$7.07 - $11.11 $ 4.88-43%534,327
Joel Greenblatt 2016-12-31 Sold Out $4.51 - $10.95 $ 4.88-36%0
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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.

Ratios

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industry
vs
history
PE Ratio 69.72
AKS's PE Ratio is ranked lower than
65% of the 403 Companies
in the Global Steel industry.

( Industry Median: 14.20 vs. AKS: 69.72 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PE Ratio only.
AKS' s PE Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.29  Med: 28.17 Max: 1913.85
Current: 69.72
1.29
1913.85
Forward PE Ratio 15.15
AKS's Forward PE Ratio is ranked higher than
58% of the 33 Companies
in the Global Steel industry.

( Industry Median: 13.32 vs. AKS: 15.15 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward PE Ratio only.
N/A
PE Ratio without NRI 69.72
AKS's PE Ratio without NRI is ranked lower than
64% of the 404 Companies
in the Global Steel industry.

( Industry Median: 14.20 vs. AKS: 69.72 )
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: 28.17 Max: 1244
Current: 69.72
1.29
1244
Price-to-Owner-Earnings 16.37
AKS's Price-to-Owner-Earnings is ranked lower than
61% of the 180 Companies
in the Global Steel industry.

( Industry Median: 15.25 vs. AKS: 16.37 )
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: 11.24 Max: 307.5
Current: 16.37
0.86
307.5
PS Ratio 0.25
AKS's PS Ratio is ranked higher than
78% of the 544 Companies
in the Global Steel industry.

( Industry Median: 0.53 vs. AKS: 0.25 )
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: 0.25
0.05
1.13
Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow 9.11
AKS's Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow is ranked higher than
69% of the 153 Companies
in the Global Steel industry.

( Industry Median: 12.18 vs. AKS: 9.11 )
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: 8.9 Max: 1625.2
Current: 9.11
1.57
1625.2
Price-to-Operating-Cash-Flow 9.11
AKS's Price-to-Operating-Cash-Flow is ranked higher than
60% of the 207 Companies
in the Global Steel industry.

( Industry Median: 8.94 vs. AKS: 9.11 )
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: 8.38 Max: 47.9
Current: 9.11
1.5
47.9
EV-to-EBIT 17.03
AKS's EV-to-EBIT is ranked higher than
56% of the 438 Companies
in the Global Steel industry.

( Industry Median: 12.49 vs. AKS: 17.03 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBIT only.
AKS' s EV-to-EBIT Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -48.3  Med: 8.9 Max: 49
Current: 17.03
-48.3
49
EV-to-EBITDA 8.25
AKS's EV-to-EBITDA is ranked higher than
72% of the 473 Companies
in the Global Steel industry.

( Industry Median: 10.04 vs. AKS: 8.25 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBITDA only.
AKS' s EV-to-EBITDA Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -317.3  Med: 9.6 Max: 115.5
Current: 8.25
-317.3
115.5
EV-to-Revenue 0.65
AKS's EV-to-Revenue is ranked higher than
65% of the 545 Companies
in the Global Steel industry.

( Industry Median: 0.80 vs. AKS: 0.65 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-Revenue only.
AKS' s EV-to-Revenue Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.1  Med: 0.5 Max: 1.2
Current: 0.65
0.1
1.2
Current Ratio 1.92
AKS's Current Ratio is ranked higher than
68% of the 470 Companies
in the Global Steel industry.

( Industry Median: 1.45 vs. AKS: 1.92 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Current Ratio only.
AKS' s Current Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.1  Med: 1.86 Max: 3.79
Current: 1.92
1.1
3.79
Quick Ratio 0.75
AKS's Quick Ratio is ranked lower than
56% of the 470 Companies
in the Global Steel industry.

( Industry Median: 0.91 vs. AKS: 0.75 )
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: 0.75
0.53
2.79
Days Inventory 78.83
AKS's Days Inventory is ranked lower than
53% of the 525 Companies
in the Global Steel industry.

( Industry Median: 74.11 vs. AKS: 78.83 )
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: 78.83
26.22
84.33
Days Sales Outstanding 34.25
AKS's Days Sales Outstanding is ranked higher than
74% of the 450 Companies
in the Global Steel industry.

( Industry Median: 57.40 vs. AKS: 34.25 )
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: 34.25
22.44
41.46
Days Payable 50.58
AKS's Days Payable is ranked higher than
53% of the 415 Companies
in the Global Steel industry.

( Industry Median: 46.44 vs. AKS: 50.58 )
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: 50.58
Current: 50.58
19.57
50.58

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
84% of the 638 Companies
in the Global Steel industry.

( Industry Median: 2.16 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 266 Companies
in the Global Steel industry.

( Industry Median: -2.00 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 1.33
AKS's Price-to-Median-PS-Value is ranked lower than
58% of the 514 Companies
in the Global Steel industry.

( Industry Median: 1.27 vs. AKS: 1.33 )
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: 1.4 Max: 5.48
Current: 1.33
0.29
5.48
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % 5.86
AKS's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % is ranked higher than
65% of the 559 Companies
in the Global Steel industry.

( Industry Median: 6.03 vs. AKS: 5.86 )
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: 5.86
-41.7
97.9
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) % -34.14
AKS's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) % is ranked lower than
89% of the 309 Companies
in the Global Steel industry.

( Industry Median: 1.78 vs. AKS: -34.14 )
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: -34.14
-57.6
14.8

More Statistics

Revenue (TTM) (Mil) $6,003.50
EPS (TTM) $ 0.07
Beta3.31
Short Percentage of Float20.45%
52-Week Range $4.00 - 11.39
Shares Outstanding (Mil)314.88

Analyst Estimate

Dec17 Dec18 Dec19
Revenue (Mil $) 6,016 5,975 6,429
EPS ($) 0.33 0.32 0.75
EPS without NRI ($) 0.33 0.32 0.75
EPS Growth Rate
(Future 3Y To 5Y Estimate)
-203.41%
Dividends per Share ($)

Piotroski F-Score Details

Piotroski F-Score: 77
Positive ROAY
Positive CFROAY
Higher ROA yoyY
CFROA > ROAY
Lower Leverage yoyN
Higher Current Ratio yoyY
Less Shares Outstanding yoyN
Higher Gross Margin yoyY
Higher Asset Turnover yoyY

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