NEW YORK (TheStreet) -- AK Steel Holding Corp. (AKS) - Get Report shares are slumping by 2.09% to $1.87 on Monday afternoon, ahead of the company's fourth quarter fiscal 2015 earnings results, which are due out on Tuesday before the opening bell.
For the latest quarter, Wall Street is expecting the company to earn 1 cent a share on revenue of $1.5 billion.
During the same quarter the year prior, the company earned 14 cents a share on revenue of $1.99 billion.
Overall, demand in China has been slowing and there are concerns about the country's economic health, which is likely to impact the company's results, according to Zacks Equity Research.
Additionally, the steel industry is being challenged with an abundant capacity, causing prices of raw materials including iron ore, coal and steel scrap to fall.
Based in West Chester, OH, AK Steel produces flat-rolled carbon, stainless and electrical steel, and tubular products in the U.S. and internationally.
Separately, TheStreet Ratings currently has a Sell rating on the stock with a letter grade of D.
The company's weaknesses can be seen in multiple areas, such as its poor profit margins and generally disappointing historical performance in the stock itself.
Recently, TheStreet Ratings objectively rated this stock according to its "risk-adjusted" total return prospect over a 12-month investment horizon. Not based on the news in any given day, the rating may differ from Jim Cramer's view or that of this articles's author.
You can view the full analysis from the report here: AKS