Alcoa Buy Hold or Sell Recommendation

AA -- USA Stock  

USD 35.11  0.39  1.12%

Allowing for the 30-days total investment horizon, and your above average risk tolerance our recommendation regarding Alcoa Corporation is 'Hold'. Macroaxis provides Alcoa 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 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 the current analyst consensus. To check ratings for muliple equity instruments please use Instant Ratings tool.

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For the selected time horizon Alcoa Corporation has a risk adjusted performance of 0.003647, jensen alpha of 0.021243, total risk alpha of 0.003804, sortino ratio of 0.0 and treynor ratio of 0.029152
Alcoa buy, hold, or sell suggestion module can be used to check and cross-verify current buy, hold, or sell recommendation provided by analysts analyzing the organization potential to grow using all of fundamental, technical, data market data available at the time. To make sure Alcoa is not overpriced, please confirm all Alcoa fundamentals including its Profit Margin, Shares Owned by Insiders, Price to Book, as well as the relationship between Current Valuation and Number of Shares Shorted . Given that Alcoa has Number of Shares Shorted of 6.16 M, 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

Alcoa Returns Distribution Density

Mean Return0.03Value At Risk5.55
Potential Upside5.12Standard Deviation3.33
 Return Density 

Institutional Investors

Security TypeSharesValue
Blackrock IncCommon Shares9.2 M371.1 M
Alliancebernstein LpCommon Shares5.8 M235.4 M
Dimensional Fund Advisors LpCommon Shares4.3 M174.2 M
State Street CorpCommon Shares3.4 M136.3 M
Fmr LlcCommon Shares2.1 M86.4 M
Pendal Group LtdCommon Shares2 M80 M
Geode Capital Management LlcCommon Shares1.9 M75.6 M
Jpmorgan Chase CoCall Options990 K40 M
Citadel Advisors LlcPut Options422 K17 M

Alcoa Greeks

Alpha over DOW
Beta against DOW=1.26
Overall volatility
Information ratio =0.0073

Alcoa Volatility Alert

Alcoa Corporation exhibits very low volatility with skewness of -0.71 and kurtosis of 1.0. However, we advise investors to further study Alcoa Corporation technical indicators to make sure all market info is available and is reliable.
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Alcoa Fundamental Vs Peers

FundamentalsAlcoaPeer Average
Return On Equity7.83 % (15.17) %
Return On Asset8.15 % (15.64) %
Profit Margin(0.09) % (5.50) %
Operating Margin22.11 % (10.91) %
Current Valuation9.89 B152.14 B
Shares Outstanding186.49 M1.43 B
Shares Owned by Insiders6.85 % 6.91 %
Shares Owned by Institutions0.02 % 18.37 %
Number of Shares Shorted6.16 M3.24 M
Price to Earning51.46 times40.69 times
Price to Book1.23 times14.44 times
Price to Sales0.48 times17.81 times
Revenue13.23 B9.85 B
Gross Profit2.59 B21.75 B
EBITDA2.93 B1.41 B
Net Income(12 M)517.71 M
Cash and Equivalents1.02 B3.89 B
Cash per Share5.48 times5.17 times
Total Debt1.82 B7.36 B
Debt to Equity25.00 % 0.72 %
Current Ratio1.40 times3.30 times
Book Value Per Share27.97 times13.64 times
Cash Flow from Operations1.43 B1.25 B
Short Ratio1.29 times2.09 times
Earnings Per Share0.07 times2.30 times
Price to Earnings To Growth1.08 times1.22 times
Number of Employees14.6 K10.67 K
Market Capitalization6.41 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
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Alcoa has very high historical volatility over the last 30 days
The company generated yearly revenue of 13.23 B. Annual Net Loss to common stockholders was (12 M) with gross profit of 2.59 B.
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Alcoa Current Analysts Recommendations

Target Median Price57.50
Target Mean Price58.14
Recommendation Mean2.00
Target High Price79.00
Number Of Analyst Opinions14
Target Low Price46.00
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