Alcoa Corporation (AA) Stock Guide

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In this AA stock guide, we'll address key questions about AA, above and beyond what you can find on Yahoo Finance, Zacks, MarketWatch or Morningstar.

Here is what you'll be able to find in this guide:

Earnings and Dividends: earnings, earnings date, dividend rate and dividend yield;
Analyst Predictions: stock forecast and analyst ratings;
Analysis: Finny Score and buy or sell analysis;
Key Stats: revenue, market cap, revenue growth, profit margin, P/E ratio, P/B ratio, industry, sector, and number of employees.

And here is the list of questions we'll answer:
1. What are AA earnings?
2. When is AA earnings date?
3. What is AA stock forecast (i.e., prediction)?
4. AA buy or sell? What is AA Finny Score?
5. What are the reasons to buy AA? Why should I buy AA stock?
6. What are the reasons to sell AA? Why should I sell AA stock?
7. What are AA key stats: revenue, market cap, revenue growth, profit margin, P/E ratio, P/B ratio industry, sector, and number of employees?

So let's start. Scroll down to the question that interests you the most.

Earnings and Dividends

1. What are AA earnings?

AA trailing 12-month earnings per share (EPS) is -$4.57.

2. When is AA earnings date?

AA earnings date is July 15, 2020.

Analyst Predictions

3. What is AA stock forecast (i.e., prediction)?

Based on AA analyst price targets, AA stock forecast is $9.72 (for a year from now). That means the average analyst price target for AA stock is $9.72. The prediction is based on 14 analyst estimates.

The low price target for AA is $6.75, while the high price target is $15.00.

AA analyst rating is Buy.

Analysis

4. AA buy or sell? What is AA Finny Score?

Our quantitative analysis shows 5 reasons to buy and 3 reasons to sell AA, resulting in Finny Score of 63.

5. What are the reasons to buy AA? Why should I buy AA stock?

Here are the reasons to buy AA stock:

  • Aluminum demand and pricing are poised to recover from cyclical lows, thereby driving significant earnings growth potential for Alcoa.
  • Alcoa’s commodity-facing operations have each improved their cost position in recent years.
  • Alcoa’s outlook should improve as the global economy gradually recovers, as reflected by higher global GDP growth.
  • AA PEG ratio (P/E adjusted for growth) is 0.25, which is low compared to its industry peers’ PEG ratios. See AA PEG chart.
  • AA average analyst rating is Buy. See AA analyst rating chart.
  • AA average analyst price target ($9.72) is above its current price ($8.21). See AA price target chart.
  • AA cash to debt ratio is 0.43, higher than the average industry (0.18) and sector (0.08) cash to debt ratio. See AA cash to debt chart.
  • AA Enterprise Value/EBITDA multiple is 3.21, which is low compared to its industry peers’ Enterprise Value/EBITDA ratios. See AA Enterprise Value/EBITDA chart.

6. What are the reasons to sell AA? Why should I sell AA stock?

Let's look at the reasons to sell AA stock (i.e., the bear case):

  • Aluminum prices will move sharply lower into the future, weighing heavily on companywide profitability.
  • Overcapacity will remain a material headwind to aluminum price appreciation, driven largely by massive low-cost capacity additions in China.
  • The new Alcoa houses the less attractive assets from the legacy Alcoa business and might not appeal to long-term oriented investors.
  • AA quarterly revenue growth was -12.40%, lower than the industry and sector average revenue growth (0.41% and 0.52%, respectively). See AA revenue growth chart.
  • AA profitability is declining. The YoY profit margin change was -0.17 percentage points. See AA profitability chart.
  • AA short share of float is 7.00%. The stock is much more frequently shorted than the average industry, sector or S&P 500 stock. See AA short share of float chart.

Key Stats

7. What are AA key stats : revenue, market cap, revenue growth, profit margin, P/E ratio, P/B ratio industry, sector, and number of employees?

Let's look at the key statistics for AA:

Metrics AA
Price $8.76
Average Price Target / Upside $9.72 / 10.96%
Average Analyst Rating Buy
Forward Dividend Yield 0.00%
Industry Aluminum
Sector Basic Materials
Number of Employees 14,000
Market Cap $1.27B
Forward P/E Ratio -28.38
Price/Book Ratio 0.13
Revenue (TTM) $10.09B
YoY Quarterly Revenue Growth -12.40%
Profit Margin -8.38%

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