Alcoa Number of Shares Shorted

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    Number of Shares Shorted Analysis

    Number of Shares Shorted is total amount of shares that are currently sold short by investors. When stock is sold short, the short seller assumes the responsibility of buying the stock back at a lower price. The speculator will make money if the stock goes down in price or will experience loss if the stock price goes up.
    Alcoa 
    Shares Shorted 
     = 
    Shorted by Public 
    by Institutions 
     = 
    5.01 M

    Distress Driver Correlations

    Weighted Average Shares Over Time

    The weighted average number of shares or units issued and outstanding that are used by the company to calculate Earnings per Basic Share, determined based on the timing of issuance of shares or units in the period.
     Weighted Average Shares 
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    About Number of Shares Shorted

    If a large number of investors decide to short sell an equity instrument within a small period of time, their combined action can significantly affect price of the stock.
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    Alcoa Number of Shares Shorted Assessment

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    Based on recorded statements Alcoa Inc has 5.01 M of outstending shares currently sold short by investors. This is much higher than that of the Primary Production sector, and significantly higher than that of Non-ferrous Metals Production And Products industry, The Number of Shares Shorted for all stocks is over 1000% lower than the firm.

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    Alcoa Number of Shares Shorted Comparison
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          Alcoa Comparables 
    Alcoa is rated third in number of shares shorted category among related companies.

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    Return On Equity23.80 %
    Return On Asset(0.05) %
    Profit Margin(0.08) %
    Operating Margin4.31 %
    Current Valuation20.47 B
    Shares Outstanding184.24 M
    Shares Owned by Insiders0.13 %
    Shares Owned by Institutions62.50 %
    Number of Shares Shorted5.01 M
    Price to Earning177.20 times
    Price to Book1.01 times
    Price to Sales0.62 times
    Revenue11.2 B
    Gross Profit2.16 B
    EBITDA1.45 B
    Net Income(863 M)
    Cash and Equivalents557 M
    Cash per Share1.32 times
    Total Debt225 M
    Debt to Equity0.16 times
    Current Ratio1.64 times
    Book Value Per Share31.89 times
    Cash Flow from Operations875 M
    Short Ratio1.03 times
    Earnings Per Share0.19 times
    Price to Earnings To Growth(0.21) times
    Number of Employees16 K
    Beta0.69
    Market Capitalization6.07 B
    Total Asset16.41 B
    Retained Earnings8.83 B
    Working Capital162 M
    Current Asset2.57 B
    Current Liabilities2.4 B
    Z Score15.6