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Stocks Taking Toll on Investment Valuation: AK Steel Holding Corporation (NYSE:AKS), Rio Tinto plc (NYSE:RIO)

Shares of AK Steel Holding Corporation (NYSE:AKS) [Trend Analysis] runs in leading trade, it moving down -4.61% to traded at $4.14. Equities research analysts at KeyCorp issued their FOURTH QUARTER 2016 earnings anticipates for shares of AK Steel Holding Corp. in a recent report issued. KeyCorp analyst P. Gibbs anticipates that the brokerage will earn $0.19 per share for the quarter. KeyCorp has a “Underweight” rating and a $4.00 price target on the stock.

Fundament/ News Factor in Focus

The co is presenting price to cash flow as 17.75 and while calculating price to free cash flow it concluded at 3.49, the low single digit may indicate stock is undervalued and vise versa. On other hand, keeping in mind stable cash flows but few growth prospects make traders to value lower.

The firm has price volatility of 6.55% for a week and 5.59% for a month. Its beta stands at 2.47 times. Narrow down four to firm performance, its weekly performance was -5.91% and monthly performance was -22.03%.

Rio Tinto plc (NYSE:RIO) runs in leading trade, it declining -2.32% to traded at $30.74. RIO attains analyst recommendation of 2.00 on scale of 1-5 with week’s performance of -0.13%.

To find out the technical position of RIO, it holds price to book ratio of 1.47 that unearth high-growth companies selling at low-growth prices, but it requires appropriate measurement approach. It has forward price to earnings ratio of 12.22, and price to earnings ratio calculated as 1229.60. The price to earnings growth ration calculated as 73.19. RIO is presenting price to cash flow of 6.65 and free cash flow concluded as 67.30.

EPS estimates indicating constrictive facts, the current year from sell-side analysts, Price to current year EPS stands at -113.50%, and looking further price to next year’s EPS is 30.31%. While take a short look on price to sales ratio, that was 1.72 and price to earning ration of 1229.60 attracting passive investors.


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