News Buzz : AK Steel Holding Corporation (NYSE:AKS), AbbVie Inc. (NYSE:ABBV), CorEnergy Infrastructure Trust, Inc. (NYSE:CORR), Perrigo Company plc (NYSE:PRGO), APOG

AK Steel Holding (NYSE:AKS) was upgraded by stock analysts at Deutsche Bank to a “buy” rating in a report issued on Thursday.AK Steel Holding Corporation (NYSE:AKS) belongs to Basic Materials sector. Its net profit margin is -1.70% and weekly performance is -21.83%. On last trading day company shares ended up $5.48. AK Steel Holding Corporation (NYSE:AKS) distance from 50-day simple moving average (SMA50) is -39.97%.

AbbVie Inc. (NYSE:ABBV) is on the verge of abandoning its $51 billion takeover of Shire Plc (SHPG) after recent talks with the U.S. Treasury Department and Internal Revenue Service left it convinced that tax-rule changes would undermine the deal’s rationale, people familiar with the matter said. AbbVie Inc. (NYSE:ABBV) shares moved up 0.92% in last trading session and ended the day at $54.63. ABBV Gross Margin is 76.40% and its return on assets is 14.50%. AbbVie Inc. (NYSE:ABBV) quarterly performance is 2.84%.

On Oct 03, CorEnergy Infrastructure Trust, Inc. (NYSE:CORR) announced Natural Resource Partners L.P. completed its acquisition of VantaCore Partners LP. The Company’s portion of sale proceeds is expected to be approximately $13.6 million in cash, of which $2.9 million will be held in escrow pending certain post closing obligations or the expiration of certain time periods. On 15 October, CorEnergy Infrastructure Trust, Inc. (NYSE:CORR) shares decreased -3.32% and was closed at $6.99. CORR EPS growth in last 5 year was -40.25%. CorEnergy Infrastructure Trust, Inc. (NYSE:CORR) year to date (YTD) performance is 1.90%.

Perrigo Animal Health, a division of Perrigo Company plc Ordinary Shares (NYSE:PRGO) announce that its Kansas City, Kansas, manufacturing facility has obtained Safety Quality Food (SQF) Code Edition 7.1, Level 2 Certification. The SQF registration covers the production of all pet treats manufactured in the Kansas-based plant. Perrigo Company plc Ordinary Shares (NYSE:PRGO) ended the last trading day at $145.85. Company weekly volatility is calculated as 2.82% and price to cash ratio as 24.25. Perrigo Company plc Ordinary Shares (NYSE:PRGO) showed a weekly performance of -3.68%.

Apogee Enterprises (NASDAQ:APOG) Director Jerome L. Davis sold 5,874 shares of Apogee Enterprises stock on the open market in a transaction dated Monday, October 13th. The shares were sold at an average price of $37.26, for a total value of $218,865.24. Following the sale, the director now directly owns 21,773 shares in the company, valued at approximately $811,262. Apogee Enterprises, Inc. (NASDAQ:APOG) shares moved up 0.26% in last trading session and ended the day at $38.58. APOG Gross Margin is 21.10% and its return on assets is 7.20%. Apogee Enterprises, Inc. (NASDAQ:APOG) quarterly performance is 16.66%.