Back to top

Analyst Blog

This page is temporarily not available.  Please check later as it should be available shortly. If you have any questions, please email customer support at support@zacks.com or call 800-767-3771 ext.  9339.

The Walbridge plant of AK Tube LLC, a subsidiary of AK Steel Holding Corporation (AKS - Analyst Report), has gained recognition for its exceptional safety performance by the Ohio Bureau of Workers' Compensation, Division of Safety and Hygiene.

For the fifth time the Ohio plant has been awarded with the “100% Award for Safety” for operating through 2012 without any time lost to injuries or illness. This honor was given on behalf of a collaborative safety awareness program established by the Northwest Ohio Safety Council.   

The plant also won "Special Award for Safety" for operating 1,115,335 man-hours without a lost-time injury between Mar 17, 2009 and Dec 31, 2012. This marks the fourth time the plant received the same recognition. AK Steel is also well known for its corporate-wide safety performance, which was five times better than the steel industry average for 2012.  

Another plant of AK Steel, Coshocton Works, gained recognition for its excellent safety performance by the same group in May 20. AK Steel’s Coshocton Works won four awards for its performance.

Coshocton Works received the “100% Award for Safety" for performing successfully through 2012 without any lost-time injuries or illnesses. It also got a "Special Award for Safety" for operating 1,126,942 man-hours without a lost-time injury between Aug 5, 2011, and Dec 31, 2012. The other awards won by Coshocton Works are "Group Safety Award" for having the lowest incident rate in the industrial group, and the "Safety Achievement Award" for reducing its lost-time injury rate by more than 25% over 2011.

The awards were conferred on Coshocton Works as a part of a joint safety awareness program established by the Coshocton County Safety Council and Chamber of Commerce.

AK Steel currently holds a short-term Zacks Rank #3 (Hold).

Other companies in the steel industry with favorable Zacks Rank are ArcelorMittal South Africa Limited (AMSIY), Angang Steel Company Ltd (ANGGY) and LB Foster Co. (FSTR - Analyst Report). All of them hold a Zacks Rank #2 (Buy).
 

Please login to Zacks.com or register to post a comment.

New to Zacks?

Start Here

Zacks Investment Research

Close

Are you a new Zacks Member or a visitor to Zacks.com?

Top Zacks Features

Learn more

Start for as little as $4.50 per trade.

My Portfolio Tracker

Is it Time to Sell?

One of the most important steps you can take today is to set up your portfolio tracker on Zacks.com. Once you do, you'll be notified of major events affecting your stocks and/or funds with daily email alerts.

More Zacks Resources

Zacks Rank Home - Evaluate your stocks and use the Zacks Rank to eliminate the losers and keep the winners.

Mutual Fund Rank Home - Evaluate your funds with the Mutual Fund Rank for both your personal and retirement funds.

Stock/Mutual Fund Screening - Find better stocks and mutual funds. The ones most likely to beat the market and provide a positive return.

My Portfolio - Track your Portfolio and find out where your stocks/mutual funds stack up with the Zacks Rank.

Zacks #1 Rank Top Movers for Zacks #1 Rank Top Movers

Company Symbol Price %Chg
KNIGHTSBRIDG VLCCF 13.97 +11.40%
MODINE MANUF MOD 16.77 +6.57%
CANADIAN SOL CSIQ 30.92 +5.85%
E*TRADE FINA ETFC 22.68 +5.48%
QUESTCOR PHA QCOR 83.14 +3.83%