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A look at a High Market Cap Stock: Alcoa Inc., AA

Alcoa Inc., AA is in the exchange NYSE and its industry is Aluminum in the sector of Basic Materials. Based in USA, Alcoa Inc., AA  has a market cap of 12456.74. Since its IPO date on the 1/2/1962, Alcoa Inc., AA performance year to date is -3.38%. Today Alcoa Inc., AA has gained 0.85%, with a current price of 9.44.

Ownership of the company is 0.10% for insider ownership while institutional ownership is 72.10%. The management of the company have seen the company have a payout ratio of *TBA. Return of assets are at -1.60%, with return on investment at 1.40%.

In terms of debt levels and profit levels, Alcoa Inc., AA is seeing a long-term debt/equity of 0.67. While Total debt/equity is 0.68. With a profit margin of -2.70%, this is combined with a gross margin of 18.20%, and operating margin of 1.80%. Alcoa Inc. ability to meet debt levels, with a current ratio of 1.5, while the quick ratio is 0.8.

For the last year Alcoa Inc., AA has seen a EPS growth of -248.40%. A performance for the year of -3.37%. The 52-week high is -17.43%, and the 52-week low is 55.31%. The average volume for Alcoa Inc., AA is 15604600.

With a target price of 11.31, can Alcoa Inc., AA reach this target? Looking at the value indicators of Alcoa Inc., AA. Alcoa Inc. has a P/E of *TBA and a forward P/E of 16.56. Perhaps the more useful indicator than P/E, is PEG which has a value of *TBA. Alcoa Inc. also has a P/S and a P/B of 0.59 and 1.01 respectively. For P/cash, Alcoa Inc. has a value of 6.46, while it is *TBA for P/free cash flow.

At the current price of 9.44, Alcoa Inc. has a dividend yield of 1.27%. We see a return on equity of -4.70%.

Looking more long-term Alcoa Inc., is projected to get an EPS growth for the next five years of 8.65%. In the short-term an EPS growth of 29.84% in the next year is forecasted. This is after a EPS growth of -248.40% for this year and for the last five years a -26.10% growth has been seen.

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