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Investors Spotlight: AK Steel Holding Corporation (AKS), Whiting Petroleum Corp. (WLL)

November 6 investment analysts at Cowen and Company held the stock rating at "Market Perform" with a current price target of $4.00. Janney Montgomery Scott Ltd Limited Liability Company reported 38,139 shares. The company has a quick ratio of 0.75, a current ratio of 1.92 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 11.89. American International Group Inc. now owns 176,707 shares of the company's stock valued at $823,000 after buying an additional 4,716 shares in the last quarter. (NYSE:X) received a Buy rating from 2 analysts. Trend analysis is based on historical data about the stock's performance given the overall trends of the market and particular indicators within the market.

Taking a broader look brokerage firms' analysts on the street with an expectant view have AK Steel Holding Corp (NYSE:AKS) high price target of $8 and with a conservative view have low price target of $4.

A number of hedge funds and other institutional investors have recently modified their holdings of AKS. The legal version of this piece can be accessed at https://www.truebluetribune.com/2017/11/13/j-p-morgan-chase-co-trims-ak-steel-holding-corporation-aks-target-price-to-6-00.html.

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. BidaskClub lowered shares of Timken Steel Corporation from a "buy" rating to a "hold" rating in a research report on Monday, July 24th.

AK Steel Holding Corp. had a negative return on equity of 24.32% and a negative net margin of 1.54%.

Checking in on some other technical levels, the 14-day RSI is now at 27.44, the 7-day stands at 22.01, and the 3-day is sitting at 34.13. Jefferies maintained the stock with "Hold" rating in Thursday, September 22 report. Profund Advsrs Lc accumulated 53,934 shares. Therefore 32% are positive. Deutsche Bancorporation Ag holds 971,909 shares or 0% of its portfolio. Barclays Capital has "Equal-Weight" rating and $2 target. The firm has "Neutral" rating given on Wednesday, March 9 by Nomura. The industry's and sector's high P/E for the past year is 59.14 and 145.91 respectively and low P/E ratio for the last 5 years is 10.21 for the industry and 14.28 for the Sector. Credit Suisse has "Outperform" rating and $7 target. The stock exchanged hands 10.93 Million shares versus average trading capacity of 16.61 Million shares, yielding a market cap of $1.32 Billion. Finally, Clarkson Capital raised AK Steel Holding Corporation from a "neutral" rating to a "buy" rating in a research note on Wednesday, July 26th. The Company also operates blast furnaces and electric arc furnaces.

AK Steel Holding Corporation is a producer of flat-rolled carbon, stainless and electrical steels, and tubular products through its subsidiary, AK Steel Corporation (AK Steel). As of December 31, 2016, its activities included eight steelmaking and finishing plants, two coke plants and two tube manufacturing plants across states, including Indiana, Kentucky, Michigan, Ohio, Pennsylvania and West Virginia, and a tube manufacturing plant in Mexico.

Among 8 analysts covering BCE Inc. According to the Analysts, the Low Earnings estimate for the current quarter is $-0.2, while the High earnings estimate is $0.03.Comparatively, EPS for the same quarter a year ago was $0.16. (NYSE:BCE), 4 have Buy rating, 1 Sell and 3 Hold. On Monday, October 26 the stock rating was downgraded by Bank of America to "Underperform". Therefore 44% are positive. BCE Inc. had 20 analyst reports since August 4, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The firm has "Hold" rating given on Monday, August 21 by BMO Capital Markets. The stock of Copart, Inc. (NASDAQ:QCOM) has "Buy" rating given on Friday, May 26 by Stifel Nicolaus. The analysts estimated mean EPS at 0.12 while the high and low EPS estimate stand at 0.2 and 0.03 respectively. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Thursday, November 9th. On Friday, May 27 the stock rating was maintained by JP Morgan with "Neutral".

AK Steel Holding Corporation has a consensus outperform rating from 12 Wall Street analysts, and the number of shares now sold short amount to at least 18.62% of shares outstanding.

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