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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 12900.36. Since its IPO date on the 1/2/1962, Alcoa Inc., AA performance year to date is 0.21%. Today Alcoa Inc., AA has gained 5.14%, with a current price of 9.82.

Ownership of the company is 0.30% for insider ownership while institutional ownership is 72.40%. 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 0.68. While Total debt/equity is 0.75. With a profit margin of -2.60%, this is combined with a gross margin of 18.40%, and operating margin of 1.50%. Alcoa Inc. ability to meet debt levels, with a current ratio of 1.4, while the quick ratio is 0.7.

For the last year Alcoa Inc., AA has seen a EPS growth of -248.40%. A performance for the year of -6.01%. The 52-week high is -14.36%, and the 52-week low is 61.09%. The average volume for Alcoa Inc., AA is 25916616.

With a target price of 11.04, 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 18.05. 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 0.6 and 1.06 respectively. For P/cash, Alcoa Inc. has a value of 9.32, while it is *TBA for P/free cash flow.

At the current price of 9.82, Alcoa Inc. has a dividend yield of 1.22%. 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 14.37%. In the short-term an EPS growth of 52.81% 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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