Alcoa Buy or Sell Recommendation

Alcoa Corporation -- USA Stock  

USD 51.95  1.13  2.22%

Allowing for the 30-days total investment horizon, and your above average risk tolerance our recommendation regarding Alcoa Corporation is 'Hold'. Macroaxis provides Alcoa Corporation buy hold or sell recommendation only in the context of selected investment horizon and investor attitude towards risk assumed by holding Alcoa positions. The advice algorithm takes into account all of Alcoa Corporation available fundamental, technical, and predictive indicators you will find on this site. The advice is provided from Alcoa buy-and-hold prospective. Check also Alcoa Analyst Recommendation to compare Macroaxis Buy or Sell Recommendation with current analyst consensus.

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For the selected time horizon Alcoa Corporation has a risk adjusted performance of 0.1245, jensen alpha of 0.2271, total risk alpha of 0.2833, sortino ratio of 0.0596 and treynor ratio of 1.18
Macroaxis buy, hold, or sell recommendation tool can be used to complement Alcoa buy or sell advice provided by experts. It analyzes the organization potential to grow against your specific risk preferences and investment horizon. To make sure Alcoa is not overpriced, please confirm all Alcoa fundamentals including its Shares Owned by Insiders, Price to Sales and the relationship between Current Valuation and Price to Earning . Given that Alcoa has Price to Earning of 44.74 times, we suggest you validate Alcoa Corporation market performance and probability of bankruptcy to make sure the company can sustain itself in the current economic cycle given your prevailing risk tolerance and investing horizon.

Alcoa Thematic Classifications

Steel Works Etc IdeaSteel Works Etc
USA Equities from Steel Works Etc industry as classified by Fama & French

Returns Distribution Density

Mean Return0.23Value At Risk4.16
Potential Upside4.06Standard Deviation3.19
 Return Density 

Institutional Investors

Security TypeSharesValue
Bank Of MontrealCommon Shares570.8 K25.7 M
First Trust Advisors LpCommon Shares371.2 K16.7 M
Jennison Associates LlcCommon Shares331.9 K14.9 M
Capital One National AssociationCommon Shares137.8 K6.2 M
Calamos Advisors LlcPut Options72 K3.2 M
Calamos Advisors LlcCall Options72 K3.2 M
Patten Patten IncCommon Shares71.2 K3.2 M
Northpointe Capital LlcCommon Shares62.8 K2.8 M
Nikko Asset Management Americas IncCommon Shares60.3 K2.7 M

Alcoa Greeks

Alpha over DOW
Beta against DOW=0.19
Overall volatility
Information ratio =0.0795

Alcoa Volatility Alert

Alcoa Corporation shows above average downside volatility of 4.25 for selected time horizon. We advise investors to further inspect Alcoa Corporation to make sure all market timing and asset allocation strategies are consistent with estimation about Alcoa future alpha.
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Alcoa Fundamental Vs Peers

FundamentalsAlcoaPeer Average
Return On Equity7.71 % (15.17) %
Return On Asset5.49 % (15.64) %
Profit Margin1.86 % (5.50) %
Operating Margin19.35 % (10.91) %
Current Valuation9.47 B152.14 B
Shares Outstanding186.21 M1.43 B
Shares Owned by Insiders6.71 % 6.91 %
Number of Shares Shorted7.49 M3.24 M
Price to Earning44.74 times40.69 times
Price to Book2.13 times14.44 times
Price to Sales0.83 times17.81 times
Revenue11.65 B9.85 B
Gross Profit1.43 B21.75 B
EBITDA2.26 B1.41 B
Net Income217 M517.71 M
Cash and Equivalents1.36 B3.89 B
Cash per Share7.29 times5.17 times
Total Debt1.4 B7.36 B
Debt to Equity20.60 % 0.72 %
Current Ratio1.30 times3.30 times
Book Value Per Share24.42 times13.64 times
Cash Flow from Operations1.13 B1.25 B
Short Ratio1.86 times2.09 times
Earnings Per Share1.16 times2.30 times
Price to Earnings To Growth1.29 times1.22 times
Number of Employees14.6 K10.67 K
Market Capitalization9.66 B29.78 B
Total Asset16.41 B126.86 B
Retained Earnings8.83 B38.24 B
Working Capital162 M3.58 B
Current Asset2.57 B36.8 B
Current Liabilities2.4 B33.34 B
   Discretionary transaction by William Oplinger of 4660 shares of Alcoa subject to Rule 16b-3 [view details]

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