AK Steel Holding Corporation (NYSE:AKS) recorded a trading volume of 10.31 million shares, below its 90-day volume average of 18.48 million shares. The stock kicked off the session at $5.74 and later approached $5.76 with a change of 0.52%.

AK Steel Holding Corporation (AKS) Analyst Opinion

AK Steel Holding Corporation has a consensus outperform rating from 12 Wall Street analysts, and the number of shares currently sold short amount to at least 22.18% of shares outstanding. The stock spiked 12.72% last month and is down -43.58 this year. Wall Street is only getting more bullish on the stock, with 5 of analysts who cover AKS having a buy-equivalent rating. Analysts have placed a $8.18 price target on AK Steel Holding Corporation, suggesting a 42.01% gain from recent close. It’s currently trading about -49.43% below its 52-week high.

AK Steel Holding Corporation Earnings Surprise

AK Steel Holding Corporation (AKS) surprised the stock market in its last reported earnings when it earned $0.19 a piece versus the consensus-estimated $0.12. Its revenue totaled $1.55 billion up 0.78% from the previous quarter.

AK Steel Holding Corporation (NYSE:AKS) Intraday View

This stock (AKS) is ahead of its 52-week low with 48.84%. Its last month’s stock price volatility remained 3.5% which for the week stands at 4.04%. The share price has moved forward from its 20 days moving average, trading at a distance of 4.79% and stays -0.48% away from its 50 days moving average. Over the last five days, shares have faced -0.17% losses and now is down -21.79% since hitting its 200-day moving average of $6.39. AK Steel Holding Corporation (AKS) has made its way to a 12-month gain of 35.21%.

Turning to Lumber Liquidators Holdings, Inc. (NYSE:LL), its shares were trading at $38.59 a gain of $0.77, on the trading floor. The stock, after opening at $37.89, touched a high of $39.08 before paring much of its gains. So far, analysts are sticking with their neutral recommendations with the consensus call at 2.8. Lumber Liquidators Holdings, Inc. has 2 buy ratings, 8 holds and 1 sells even after the stock tumbled -6.63% from its high of $41.33 to a $1.08 billion market value through last close.

Lumber Liquidators Holdings, Inc. (LL) Consensus Price Target

The company’s consensus rating on Reuter’s scale remained unchanged from 2.92 to 2.92 during a month. Analysts set a 12-month price target of $30.73 a share. The target implies a -20.37% decrease from where the shares are currently trading. Also, the current price highlights a discount of 11.43% to analysts’ high consensus price target.

Lumber Liquidators Holdings, Inc. (NYSE:LL) Intraday Trading

The counter witnessed a trading volume of 1.08 million shares versus an average volume of 1.34 million shares during last trading session. Its last month’s stock price volatility remained 4.28% which for the week approaches 3.69%. The lowest price the stock reached in the last trading day was $37.89 and compares with the $14.02 52-week low. The stock recovered 175.25% since its low point and has performed 145.17% year-to-date.

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