AK Steel Holding - Comparative Multiple Analysis

AK Steel Holding (Comparative Multiple Analysis)


Notes on the Comparative Multiple Analysis of AK Steel Holding

WikiWealth compares AK Steel Holding's revenue, EBITDA, and EBIT multiples to their peers in order to determine the appropriate fair valuation. Click in the top right corner to experiment with AK Steel Holding's comparative analysis.

Notes from the analysis:

1. WikiWealth uses quantitative measures to determine the multiple range for AK Steel Holding.
2. Free cash flow to the firm (FCF) multiple is free cash flow to equity holders plus interest owed to AK Steel Holding's debt holders.
3. Multiples incorporate benefits due to economies of scale; WikiWealth compares absolute enterprise value multiples to competitor's multiples.
4. WikiWealth excludes outliers when calculating individual company multiples.

Helpful Information for AK Steel Holding's Analysis

How does this work? The Comparative Investment Analysis determines the value of AK Steel Holding by comparing AK Steel Holding financial ratios, prices, growth rates, margins, etc. to those of relevant peer groups.

Value Investing Importance? This method is widely used by investment professionals to determine the correct price of investments, especially initial public offerings (IPOs). It is one element of WikiWealth's three Wall Street approaches used to determine the correct fair value of AK Steel Holding.

See the AK Steel Holding cash flow (DCF) analysis for a completely different approach that's popular on Wall Street for determining the value of an investment in AK Steel Holding.

Also, see the AK Steel Holding's buffett intrinsic valuation analysis for WikiWealth's attempt to replicate the investing formula's used by Warren Buffett and AK Steel Holding's valuation conclusion for a quick summary.