Alcoa Historical Valuation Analysis

    Some fundamental drivers such as market cap or Alcoa enterprice value can be analyzed from historical prospective to project value of the company into the future. Some investors analyze Alcoa valuation indicators such as Average Assets of 20.6 B or Earnings Before Interest Taxes and Depreciation Amortization EBITDA of 1.6 B to time the market or to short-sell their positions based on the trend in valuation ratios. It is a perfect tool to project the direction of Alcoa future value. Financial Statement Analysis is much more than just reviewing and breaking down Alcoa prevalent accounting reports in order to predict its past. Macroaxis encourages investors to analyze financial statement over time for various trends across multiple indicators and accounts to determine whether Alcoa is a good buy for the upcoming year. Check also Trending Equities.
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    Alcoa Corporation Valuation Data Chart

    Net Income Per Employee    Enterprise Value    Invested Capital    Market Capitalization    

    Enterprise Value

    Enterprise Value (or EV) is usually referred to as Alcoa theoretical takeover price. In the event of an acquisition, an acquirer would have to take on Alcoa debt, but would also pocket its cash. Enterprise Value is more accurate representation of Alcoa value then its market capitalization because it takes into account all of Alcoa Corporation existing debt. Enterprise value is a measure of the value of a business as a whole, calculated as Market Capitalization plus Total Debt USD minus Cash and Equivalents USD.

    Invested Capital

    Invested capital represents the total cash investment that shareholders and debt holders have contributed to Alcoa Corporation. There are two different methods for calculating Alcoa invested capital: operating approach and financing approach. Understanding ##company1# invested capital allows investors to to calculate measures of performance such as return on invested capital or return on capital employed. Invested capital is an input into the calculation of Return on Invested Capital, and is calculated as: Total Debt plus Total Assets minus Goodwill and Intangible Assets minus Cash and Equivalents minus Current Liabilities. Please note this calculation method is subject to change.

    Market Capitalization

    Market capitalization (or market cap) is the total value of the shares outstanding of Alcoa Corporation. It is equal to Alcoa current share price times the number of Alcoa outstanding shares. Represents the product of Total Shares (Basic) , Adjusted Share Price and Entity Share Factor.