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GuruFocus Financial Strength Rank measures how strong a company’s financial situation is. It is based on these factors

1. The debt burden that the company has as measured by its Interest coverage (current year).
2. Debt to revenue ratio. The lower, the better
3. Altman Z-score.

A company ranks high with financial strength is likely to withstand any business slowdowns and recessions.

Financial Strength

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Cash to Debt 0.59
AA's Cash to Debt is ranked lower than
68% of the 1591 Companies
in the Global Aluminum industry.

( Industry Median: 25.29 vs. AA: 0.59 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Cash to Debt only.
AA' s Cash to Debt Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.59  Med: 1.63 Max: N/A
Current: 0.59
Equity to Asset 0.34
AA's Equity to Asset is ranked lower than
78% of the 751 Companies
in the Global Aluminum industry.

( Industry Median: 0.59 vs. AA: 0.34 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Equity to Asset only.
AA' s Equity to Asset Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.34  Med: 0.57 Max: 0.58
Current: 0.34
0.34
0.58
Z-Score: 0.95
GuruFocus Profitability Rank ranks how profitable a company is and how likely the company’s business will stay that way. It is based on these factors:

1. Operating Margin
2. Trend of the Operating Margin (5-year average). The company with an uptrend profit margin has a higher rank.
••3. Consistency of the profitability
4. Piotroski F-Score
5. Predictability Rank•

The maximum rank is 10. A rank of 7 or higher means a higher profitability and may stay that way. A rank of 3 or lower indicates that the company has had trouble to make a profit.

Profitability Rank is not directly related to the Financial Strength Rank. But if a company is consistently profitable, its financial strength will be stronger.

Profitability & Growth

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Operating margin (%) -0.04
AA's Operating margin (%) is ranked lower than
51% of the 773 Companies
in the Global Aluminum industry.

( Industry Median: 0.45 vs. AA: -0.04 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Operating margin (%) only.
AA' s Operating margin (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -19.31  Med: -0.16 Max: 2.31
Current: -0.04
-19.31
2.31
Net-margin (%) -4.25
AA's Net-margin (%) is ranked lower than
54% of the 776 Companies
in the Global Aluminum industry.

( Industry Median: -1.04 vs. AA: -4.25 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Net-margin (%) only.
AA' s Net-margin (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -23.14  Med: -6 Max: -1.95
Current: -4.25
-23.14
-1.95
ROE (%) -3.43
AA's ROE (%) is ranked higher than
65% of the 1444 Companies
in the Global Aluminum industry.

( Industry Median: -12.05 vs. AA: -3.43 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROE (%) only.
AA' s ROE (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -5.99  Med: -5.3 Max: -3.43
Current: -3.43
-5.99
-3.43
ROA (%) -2.38
AA's ROA (%) is ranked higher than
67% of the 1614 Companies
in the Global Aluminum industry.

( Industry Median: -10.10 vs. AA: -2.38 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROA (%) only.
AA' s ROA (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -4.92  Med: -2.74 Max: -2.38
Current: -2.38
-4.92
-2.38
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) 0.87
AA's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) is ranked higher than
73% of the 1540 Companies
in the Global Aluminum industry.

( Industry Median: -14.61 vs. AA: 0.87 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) only.
AA' s ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -0.65  Med: 0.87 Max: 4.34
Current: 0.87
-0.65
4.34
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Business Description

Industry: Metals & Mining » Aluminum    NAICS: 331313    SIC: 3356
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Guru Investment Theses on Alcoa Corp

Royce Funds Comments on Alcoa - Mar 15, 2016

RTI International Metals specializes in titanium and other metals and sells primarily to the aerospace industry. Its shares shot up quickly in March when Alcoa (NYSE:AA) announced an agreement to buy the company. Better-than-expected revenues helped the stock price of RF and mixed-signal integrated circuit specialist MaxLinear to climb in 2015 while earnings strength drove the rising share price of NeoPhotonics Corporation, which makes hybrid photonic integrated optoelectronic modules and subsystems for high-speed communications networks.





From the Royce Opportunity Fund fourth quarter 2015 commentary.



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Steven Romick Comments on Alcoa - Feb 01, 2016

Weak aluminum prices and inventory adjustments in the aerospace supply chain negatively impacted Alcoa (NYSE:AA)’s profitability and its stock price in 2015. We support the company’s decision to separate its highly engineered, value-added aerospace business from its commodity aluminum operations. As the price has declined in the last year, we have doubled the number of shares we own and are hopeful that the pending spin-off will create clarity and value for the enterprise.


From Steven Romick (Trades, Portfolio)'s FPA Crescent Fund 4th quarter commentary.

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Ratios

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Forward P/E 23.09
AA's Forward P/E is ranked lower than
58% of the 217 Companies
in the Global Aluminum industry.

( Industry Median: 15.67 vs. AA: 23.09 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward P/E only.
N/A
P/B 1.13
AA's P/B is ranked higher than
73% of the 1666 Companies
in the Global Aluminum industry.

( Industry Median: 2.20 vs. AA: 1.13 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/B only.
AA' s P/B Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.91  Med: 1.07 Max: 1.24
Current: 1.13
0.91
1.24
P/S 0.68
AA's P/S is ranked higher than
77% of the 752 Companies
in the Global Aluminum industry.

( Industry Median: 2.03 vs. AA: 0.68 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/S only.
AA' s P/S Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.55  Med: 0.65 Max: 0.75
Current: 0.68
0.55
0.75
EV-to-EBIT 0.88
AA's EV-to-EBIT is ranked lower than
91% of the 478 Companies
in the Global Aluminum industry.

( Industry Median: 20.45 vs. AA: 0.88 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBIT only.
AA' s EV-to-EBIT Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.88  Med: 101.9 Max: 113.3
Current: 0.88
0.88
113.3
EV-to-EBITDA 0.10
AA's EV-to-EBITDA is ranked higher than
54% of the 547 Companies
in the Global Aluminum industry.

( Industry Median: 12.54 vs. AA: 0.10 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBITDA only.
AA' s EV-to-EBITDA Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.1  Med: 10.8 Max: 12
Current: 0.1
0.1
12
Current Ratio 1.12
AA's Current Ratio is ranked lower than
69% of the 1576 Companies
in the Global Aluminum industry.

( Industry Median: 2.14 vs. AA: 1.12 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Current Ratio only.
AA' s Current Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.07  Med: 1.07 Max: 1.12
Current: 1.12
1.07
1.12
Quick Ratio 0.71
AA's Quick Ratio is ranked lower than
72% of the 1576 Companies
in the Global Aluminum industry.

( Industry Median: 1.66 vs. AA: 0.71 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Quick Ratio only.
AA' s Quick Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.52  Med: 0.58 Max: 0.71
Current: 0.71
0.52
0.71
Days Inventory 54.56
AA's Days Inventory is ranked higher than
65% of the 626 Companies
in the Global Aluminum industry.

( Industry Median: 75.58 vs. AA: 54.56 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Inventory only.
AA' s Days Inventory Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 25.97  Med: 53.89 Max: 54.56
Current: 54.56
25.97
54.56
Days Sales Outstanding 26.17
AA's Days Sales Outstanding is ranked higher than
59% of the 626 Companies
in the Global Aluminum industry.

( Industry Median: 38.06 vs. AA: 26.17 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Sales Outstanding only.
AA' s Days Sales Outstanding Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 12.39  Med: 13.16 Max: 26.17
Current: 26.17
12.39
26.17
Days Payable 68.15
AA's Days Payable is ranked higher than
63% of the 459 Companies
in the Global Aluminum industry.

( Industry Median: 46.78 vs. AA: 68.15 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Payable only.
AA' s Days Payable Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 55.68  Med: 60.21 Max: 68.15
Current: 68.15
55.68
68.15

Buy Back

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Valuation & Return

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Price/Tangible Book 1.11
AA's Price/Tangible Book is ranked higher than
76% of the 1610 Companies
in the Global Aluminum industry.

( Industry Median: 2.43 vs. AA: 1.11 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Tangible Book only.
AA' s Price/Tangible Book Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.91  Med: 0.91 Max: 1.19
Current: 1.11
0.91
1.19
Price/Median PS Value 1.03
AA's Price/Median PS Value is ranked lower than
51% of the 661 Companies
in the Global Aluminum industry.

( Industry Median: 1.12 vs. AA: 1.03 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Median PS Value only.
AA' s Price/Median PS Value Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.87  Med: 0.87 Max: 1.14
Current: 1.03
0.87
1.14
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) 112.62
AA's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) is ranked higher than
75% of the 1759 Companies
in the Global Aluminum industry.

( Industry Median: -4.50 vs. AA: 112.62 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) only.
AA' s Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.9  Med: 1 Max: 112.62
Current: 112.62
0.9
112.62

More Statistics

Revenue (TTM) (Mil) $9,318
EPS (TTM) $ -1.49
Short Percentage of Float3.27%
52-Week Range $20.00 - 39.78
Shares Outstanding (Mil)182.93

Analyst Estimate

Dec17 Dec18 Dec19
Revenue (Mil $) 10,513 10,592 11,182
EPS ($) 1.62 1.36 2.95
EPS w/o NRI ($) 1.62 1.36 2.95
EPS Growth Rate
(3Y to 5Y Estimate)
1.70%
Dividends Per Share ($)

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