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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 : 5/10

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Cash to Debt 0.16
NYSE:AA's Cash to Debt is ranked lower than
85% of the 1493 Companies
in the Global Aluminum industry.

( Industry Median: 11.67 vs. NYSE:AA: 0.16 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Cash to Debt only.
NYSE:AA' s Cash to Debt Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.16  Med: N/A Max: N/A
Current: 0.16
Equity to Asset 0.40
NYSE:AA's Equity to Asset is ranked lower than
74% of the 733 Companies
in the Global Aluminum industry.

( Industry Median: 0.59 vs. NYSE:AA: 0.40 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Equity to Asset only.
NYSE:AA' s Equity to Asset Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.4  Med: 0.56 Max: 0.59
Current: 0.4
0.4
0.59
Z-Score: 0.51
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 : 3/10

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Operating margin (%) -6.64
NYSE:AA's Operating margin (%) is ranked lower than
60% of the 758 Companies
in the Global Aluminum industry.

( Industry Median: 0.59 vs. NYSE:AA: -6.64 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Operating margin (%) only.
NYSE:AA' s Operating margin (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -19.31  Med: -0.22 Max: 2.31
Current: -6.64
-19.31
2.31
Net-margin (%) -11.88
NYSE:AA's Net-margin (%) is ranked lower than
63% of the 760 Companies
in the Global Aluminum industry.

( Industry Median: -1.19 vs. NYSE:AA: -11.88 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Net-margin (%) only.
NYSE:AA' s Net-margin (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -23.14  Med: -7.71 Max: -1.95
Current: -11.88
-23.14
-1.95
ROE (%) -10.26
NYSE:AA's ROE (%) is ranked higher than
51% of the 1371 Companies
in the Global Aluminum industry.

( Industry Median: -11.26 vs. NYSE:AA: -10.26 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROE (%) only.
NYSE:AA' s ROE (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -10.26  Med: -5.41 Max: -4.83
Current: -10.26
-10.26
-4.83
ROA (%) -8.25
NYSE:AA's ROA (%) is ranked higher than
52% of the 1517 Companies
in the Global Aluminum industry.

( Industry Median: -9.42 vs. NYSE:AA: -8.25 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROA (%) only.
NYSE:AA' s ROA (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -8.25  Med: -3.83 Max: -2.74
Current: -8.25
-8.25
-2.74
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) -7.31
NYSE:AA's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) is ranked higher than
58% of the 1450 Companies
in the Global Aluminum industry.

( Industry Median: -13.11 vs. NYSE:AA: -7.31 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) only.
NYSE:AA' s ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -7.31  Med: 1.85 Max: 4.34
Current: -7.31
-7.31
4.34
GuruFocus has detected 2 Warning Signs with Alcoa Corp $NYSE:AA.
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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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P/B 0.90
AA's P/B is ranked higher than
78% of the 1360 Companies
in the Global Aluminum industry.

( Industry Median: 1.97 vs. AA: 0.90 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/B only.
AA' s P/B Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0  Med: 0 Max: 0.9
Current: 0.9
0
0.9
P/S 0.67
AA's P/S is ranked higher than
76% of the 675 Companies
in the Global Aluminum industry.

( Industry Median: 1.78 vs. AA: 0.67 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/S only.
AA' s P/S Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0  Med: 0 Max: 0.67
Current: 0.67
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0.67
EV-to-EBITDA 62.57
AA's EV-to-EBITDA is ranked lower than
87% of the 486 Companies
in the Global Aluminum industry.

( Industry Median: 12.51 vs. AA: 62.57 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBITDA only.
AA' s EV-to-EBITDA Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0  Med: 0 Max: 64.29
Current: 62.57
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64.29
Current Ratio 1.64
AA's Current Ratio is ranked lower than
57% of the 1489 Companies
in the Global Aluminum industry.

( Industry Median: 2.14 vs. AA: 1.64 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Current Ratio only.
AA' s Current Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.79  Med: 1.1 Max: 1.64
Current: 1.64
0.79
1.64
Quick Ratio 1.10
AA's Quick Ratio is ranked lower than
61% of the 1488 Companies
in the Global Aluminum industry.

( Industry Median: 1.67 vs. AA: 1.10 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Quick Ratio only.
AA' s Quick Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.4  Med: 0.58 Max: 1.1
Current: 1.1
0.4
1.1
Days Inventory 43.64
AA's Days Inventory is ranked higher than
74% of the 614 Companies
in the Global Aluminum industry.

( Industry Median: 75.44 vs. AA: 43.64 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Inventory only.
AA' s Days Inventory Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 25.97  Med: 39.97 Max: 53.97
Current: 43.64
25.97
53.97
Days Sales Outstanding 20.95
AA's Days Sales Outstanding is ranked higher than
66% of the 611 Companies
in the Global Aluminum industry.

( Industry Median: 38.06 vs. AA: 20.95 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Sales Outstanding only.
AA' s Days Sales Outstanding Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 12.39  Med: 12.78 Max: 20.95
Current: 20.95
12.39
20.95
Days Payable 57.71
AA's Days Payable is ranked higher than
59% of the 443 Companies
in the Global Aluminum industry.

( Industry Median: 46.00 vs. AA: 57.71 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Payable only.
AA' s Days Payable Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 55.68  Med: 57.95 Max: 60.21
Current: 57.71
55.68
60.21

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Valuation & Return

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Price/Tangible Book 0.93
AA's Price/Tangible Book is ranked higher than
80% of the 1321 Companies
in the Global Aluminum industry.

( Industry Median: 2.16 vs. AA: 0.93 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Tangible Book only.
AA' s Price/Tangible Book Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0  Med: 0 Max: 0.93
Current: 0.93
0
0.93
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) -6.16
AA's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) is ranked lower than
55% of the 1482 Companies
in the Global Aluminum industry.

( Industry Median: -5.00 vs. AA: -6.16 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) only.
AA' s Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -53.34  Med: 0 Max: 0
Current: -6.16
-53.34
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More Statistics

Revenue (TTM) (Mil) $9,232
EPS (TTM) $ -4.03
Short Percentage of Float2.24%
52-Week Range $20.00 - 33.50
Shares Outstanding (Mil)182.87

Analyst Estimate

Dec16 Dec17 Dec18 Dec19
Revenue (Mil $) 7,692 8,452 7,942 10,085
EPS ($) 0.45 0.02 0.25 1.55
EPS w/o NRI ($) 0.45 0.02 0.25 1.55
EPS Growth Rate
(3Y to 5Y Estimate)
1.70%
Dividends Per Share ($)

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