Money Matters - Simplified

What Investors Think About AK Steel


Together, we are all trying to build our fortunes by finding well-run companies at bargain-basement prices. But it takes work to scour earnings reports, scrutinize key data, and assess the competition.


To help you out, we've created a screen based on the massive data aggregated from the more than 165,000 investors competing on our Motley Fool CAPSplatform. Each quarter, we check in on select companies after they file a 10-Q and track community sentiment to help you see how your company is doing.

Here's our CAPS community's sentiment on AK Steel (NYSE:AKS) both for this quarter and last (for comparison), as well as opinions on some related companies.

Metric AK Steel Alumina(NYSE:AWC) BHP Billiton(NYSE: BBL) Grupo Simec(AMEX: SIM)
This Quarter (7/30/2010):
Price: $13.99 $5.63 $61.54 $6.69
% of Members Rating Outperform 91% 96% 97% 97%
% of All-Star Members Rating Outperform 95% 98% 99% 96%
CAPS Rating (out of 5) **** ***** ***** *****
Last Quarter (5/1/2010):
Price: $16.70 $5.61 $61.00 $8.36
% of Members Rating Outperform 91% 96% 97% 97%
% of All-Star Members Rating Outperform 95% 98% 99% 97%
CAPS Rating (out of 5) **** ***** ***** *****

Source: Motley Fool CAPS. Dates given are the posting dates of AK Steel's most recent quarterly and/or annual reports to the SEC's website. Percentages are calculated from the number of members rating each company.

A change in the community's approval (signified by four- and five-star ratings) or disapproval (one- and two-star ratings) could indicate that further research is in order. To help make your research easier…

  • Share any thoughts you have about AK Steel -- or any of the other companies mentioned -- in the comments box below.
  • Head over to the completely free CAPS service -- a one-stop research shop -- and read what your fellow investors are saying about your stocks.

© 2010 UCLICK L.L.C.