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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 : 7/10

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industry
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history
Cash to Debt 0.15
AMEX:AA.PR's Cash to Debt is ranked lower than
85% of the 1246 Companies
in the Global Aluminum industry.

( Industry Median: 5.76 vs. AMEX:AA.PR: 0.15 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Cash to Debt only.
AMEX:AA.PR' s 10-Year Cash to Debt Range
Min: 0.04  Med: 0.10 Max: 0.55
Current: 0.15
0.04
0.55
Equity to Asset 0.34
AMEX:AA.PR's Equity to Asset is ranked lower than
78% of the 673 Companies
in the Global Aluminum industry.

( Industry Median: 0.58 vs. AMEX:AA.PR: 0.34 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Equity to Asset only.
AMEX:AA.PR' s 10-Year Equity to Asset Range
Min: 0.25  Med: 0.35 Max: 0.42
Current: 0.34
0.25
0.42
Interest Coverage 2.15
AMEX:AA.PR's Interest Coverage is ranked lower than
94% of the 683 Companies
in the Global Aluminum industry.

( Industry Median: 10000.00 vs. AMEX:AA.PR: 2.15 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Interest Coverage only.
AMEX:AA.PR' s 10-Year Interest Coverage Range
Min: 0.97  Med: 6.34 Max: 11.98
Current: 2.15
0.97
11.98
F-Score: 7
Z-Score: 1.58
M-Score: -2.56
WACC vs ROIC
6.61%
5.96%
WACC
ROIC
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 : 7/10

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Operating margin (%) 8.40
AMEX:AA.PR's Operating margin (%) is ranked higher than
68% of the 755 Companies
in the Global Aluminum industry.

( Industry Median: 1.14 vs. AMEX:AA.PR: 8.40 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Operating margin (%) only.
AMEX:AA.PR' s 10-Year Operating margin (%) Range
Min: -6.45  Med: 7.85 Max: 13.45
Current: 8.4
-6.45
13.45
Net-margin (%) 2.64
AMEX:AA.PR's Net-margin (%) is ranked higher than
63% of the 756 Companies
in the Global Aluminum industry.

( Industry Median: -0.07 vs. AMEX:AA.PR: 2.64 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Net-margin (%) only.
AMEX:AA.PR' s 10-Year Net-margin (%) Range
Min: -9.92  Med: 4.26 Max: 8.34
Current: 2.64
-9.92
8.34
ROE (%) 5.19
AMEX:AA.PR's ROE (%) is ranked higher than
79% of the 1192 Companies
in the Global Aluminum industry.

( Industry Median: -9.10 vs. AMEX:AA.PR: 5.19 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROE (%) only.
AMEX:AA.PR' s 10-Year ROE (%) Range
Min: -19.21  Med: 8.51 Max: 18.08
Current: 5.19
-19.21
18.08
ROA (%) 1.76
AMEX:AA.PR's ROA (%) is ranked higher than
76% of the 1269 Companies
in the Global Aluminum industry.

( Industry Median: -7.28 vs. AMEX:AA.PR: 1.76 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROA (%) only.
AMEX:AA.PR' s 10-Year ROA (%) Range
Min: -6.02  Med: 3.05 Max: 6.75
Current: 1.76
-6.02
6.75
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) 10.43
AMEX:AA.PR's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) is ranked higher than
82% of the 1237 Companies
in the Global Aluminum industry.

( Industry Median: -9.50 vs. AMEX:AA.PR: 10.43 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) only.
AMEX:AA.PR' s 10-Year ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) Range
Min: -7.34  Med: 13.95 Max: 27.77
Current: 10.43
-7.34
27.77
Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) -1.90
AMEX:AA.PR's Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
51% of the 547 Companies
in the Global Aluminum industry.

( Industry Median: -2.30 vs. AMEX:AA.PR: -1.90 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) only.
AMEX:AA.PR' s 10-Year Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) Range
Min: -17.2  Med: 3.80 Max: 13.1
Current: -1.9
-17.2
13.1
EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) -9.10
AMEX:AA.PR's EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
58% of the 781 Companies
in the Global Aluminum industry.

( Industry Median: -14.30 vs. AMEX:AA.PR: -9.10 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) only.
AMEX:AA.PR' s 10-Year EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) Range
Min: -70.9  Med: -0.10 Max: 91.9
Current: -9.1
-70.9
91.9
EPS Growth (3Y)(%) -25.20
AMEX:AA.PR's EPS Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked lower than
62% of the 720 Companies
in the Global Aluminum industry.

( Industry Median: -15.70 vs. AMEX:AA.PR: -25.20 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EPS Growth (3Y)(%) only.
AMEX:AA.PR' s 10-Year EPS Growth (3Y)(%) Range
Min: -57.4  Med: 9.20 Max: 36.7
Current: -25.2
-57.4
36.7
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SymbolPriceYieldDescription
AA.PR81.504.60$3.75 Cumulative Serial Preferred Stock
AAPRB36.085.81DR Pfd Shs -B- Series -1-

Ratios

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P/E(ttm) 20.00
AA.PR's P/E(ttm) is ranked lower than
58% of the 382 Companies
in the Global Aluminum industry.

( Industry Median: 15.80 vs. AA.PR: 20.00 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/E(ttm) only.
AA.PR' s 10-Year P/E(ttm) Range
Min: 4  Med: 19.49 Max: 149.67
Current: 20
4
149.67
Forward P/E 8.93
AA.PR's Forward P/E is ranked higher than
70% of the 290 Companies
in the Global Aluminum industry.

( Industry Median: 12.25 vs. AA.PR: 8.93 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward P/E only.
N/A
PE(NRI) 19.20
AA.PR's PE(NRI) is ranked lower than
57% of the 381 Companies
in the Global Aluminum industry.

( Industry Median: 15.60 vs. AA.PR: 19.20 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PE(NRI) only.
AA.PR' s 10-Year PE(NRI) Range
Min: 3.94  Med: 19.05 Max: 179.6
Current: 19.2
3.94
179.6
P/B 0.98
AA.PR's P/B is ranked higher than
56% of the 1147 Companies
in the Global Aluminum industry.

( Industry Median: 1.17 vs. AA.PR: 0.98 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/B only.
AA.PR' s 10-Year P/B Range
Min: 0.34  Med: 1.26 Max: 2.49
Current: 0.98
0.34
2.49
P/S 0.49
AA.PR's P/S is ranked higher than
74% of the 651 Companies
in the Global Aluminum industry.

( Industry Median: 1.16 vs. AA.PR: 0.49 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/S only.
AA.PR' s 10-Year P/S Range
Min: 0.18  Med: 0.73 Max: 1.37
Current: 0.49
0.18
1.37
PFCF 15.82
AA.PR's PFCF is ranked lower than
55% of the 258 Companies
in the Global Aluminum industry.

( Industry Median: 12.45 vs. AA.PR: 15.82 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PFCF only.
AA.PR' s 10-Year PFCF Range
Min: 7.52  Med: 20.82 Max: 983.75
Current: 15.82
7.52
983.75
POCF 5.95
AA.PR's POCF is ranked higher than
55% of the 448 Companies
in the Global Aluminum industry.

( Industry Median: 6.91 vs. AA.PR: 5.95 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful POCF only.
AA.PR' s 10-Year POCF Range
Min: 3.39  Med: 9.13 Max: 20.11
Current: 5.95
3.39
20.11
EV-to-EBIT 12.00
AA.PR's EV-to-EBIT is ranked higher than
52% of the 433 Companies
in the Global Aluminum industry.

( Industry Median: 13.05 vs. AA.PR: 12.00 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBIT only.
AA.PR' s 10-Year EV-to-EBIT Range
Min: -52.5  Med: 14.80 Max: 152.3
Current: 12
-52.5
152.3
Current Ratio 1.50
AA.PR's Current Ratio is ranked lower than
60% of the 1213 Companies
in the Global Aluminum industry.

( Industry Median: 2.07 vs. AA.PR: 1.50 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Current Ratio only.
AA.PR' s 10-Year Current Ratio Range
Min: 0.95  Med: 1.36 Max: 2.09
Current: 1.5
0.95
2.09
Quick Ratio 0.90
AA.PR's Quick Ratio is ranked lower than
66% of the 1211 Companies
in the Global Aluminum industry.

( Industry Median: 1.52 vs. AA.PR: 0.90 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Quick Ratio only.
AA.PR' s 10-Year Quick Ratio Range
Min: 0.61  Med: 0.85 Max: 1.47
Current: 0.9
0.61
1.47
Days Inventory 60.68
AA.PR's Days Inventory is ranked higher than
59% of the 612 Companies
in the Global Aluminum industry.

( Industry Median: 73.07 vs. AA.PR: 60.68 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Inventory only.
AA.PR' s 10-Year Days Inventory Range
Min: 45.47  Med: 52.33 Max: 60.1
Current: 60.68
45.47
60.1
Days Sales Outstanding 23.37
AA.PR's Days Sales Outstanding is ranked higher than
59% of the 634 Companies
in the Global Aluminum industry.

( Industry Median: 32.82 vs. AA.PR: 23.37 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Sales Outstanding only.
AA.PR' s 10-Year Days Sales Outstanding Range
Min: 19.35  Med: 39.51 Max: 55.54
Current: 23.37
19.35
55.54

Dividend & Buy Back

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Dividend Yield 4.60
AA.PR's Dividend Yield is ranked lower than
77% of the 732 Companies
in the Global Aluminum industry.

( Industry Median: 2.70 vs. AA.PR: 4.60 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Dividend Yield only.
AA.PR' s 10-Year Dividend Yield Range
Min: 0.67  Med: 1.54 Max: 13.03
Current: 4.6
0.67
13.03
Yield on cost (5-Year) 2.66
AA.PR's Yield on cost (5-Year) is ranked lower than
85% of the 739 Companies
in the Global Aluminum industry.

( Industry Median: 3.25 vs. AA.PR: 2.66 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Yield on cost (5-Year) only.
AA.PR' s 10-Year Yield on cost (5-Year) Range
Min: 0.38  Med: 0.88 Max: 7.48
Current: 2.66
0.38
7.48
Share Buyback Rate -0.50
AA.PR's Share Buyback Rate is ranked higher than
85% of the 894 Companies
in the Global Aluminum industry.

( Industry Median: -8.80 vs. AA.PR: -0.50 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Share Buyback Rate only.
AA.PR' s 10-Year Share Buyback Rate Range
Min: 2.5  Med: -1.70 Max: -12.6
Current: -0.5

Valuation & Return

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Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) 8.30
AA.PR's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) is ranked higher than
83% of the 1226 Companies
in the Global Aluminum industry.

( Industry Median: -5.00 vs. AA.PR: 8.30 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) only.
AA.PR' s 10-Year Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) Range
Min: 0.7  Med: 6.10 Max: 15.2
Current: 8.3
0.7
15.2
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) -8.77
AA.PR's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) is ranked lower than
60% of the 287 Companies
in the Global Aluminum industry.

( Industry Median: -2.29 vs. AA.PR: -8.77 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) only.
AA.PR' s 10-Year Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) Range
Min: -16.2  Med: 0.05 Max: 21.8
Current: -8.77
-16.2
21.8

Business Description

Industry: Metals & Mining » Aluminum
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Traded in other countries:AA.USA, AAI.Australia, ALU.Germany, AA.Argentina, AA.Chile, AA.Switzerland, AAPRB.USA, AA.Mexico, 0R0Y.UK,
Alcoa Inc is a Pennsylvania corporation and was formed in 1888. The Company manufactures and engineers lightweight metals. It products include aluminum, titanium, and nickel, which are used in aircraft, automobiles, commercial transportation, packaging, oil and gas, defense and industrial applications. It operates in 31 countries. The Company has investments and operating activities in Australia, Brazil, China, Iceland, Guinea, Russia, and the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia. Its operations consist of four reportable segments: Alumina, Primary Metals, Flat-Rolled Products, and Engineered Products and Solutions. The Company's Flat-Rolled Products segment is engaged in the production and sale of aluminum plate, sheet and foil. This segment includes rigid container sheet, which is sold directly to customers in the packaging and consumer market. This segment also includes sheet and plate used in the transportation, building and construction and distribution markets. Engineered Products and Solutions segment produce and sale titanium, aluminum and super alloy investment castings, hard alloy extrusions, forgings and fasteners, aluminum wheels, integrated aluminum structural systems and architectural extrusions. These products serve the aerospace, automotive, building and construction, commercial transportation and power generation markets. The raw material purchased by the Company in Almina segment are Bauxite, Caustic soda, Electricity, Fuel oil and Natural gas; in Flat-Rolled Products segment are Alloying materials, Aluminum scrap, Coatings, Electricity, Natural gas, Nitrogen, Primary aluminum and Steam; in Primary Metals segment are Alloying materials, Alumina, Aluminum fluoride, Calcined petroleum coke, Cathode blocks, Electricity, Liquid pitch, Natural gas and Silicon carbide; and in Engineered Products and Solutions segment are Alloying materials, Aluminum scrap, Cobalt, Copper, Electricity, Natural gas and Nickel. The Company's competitors include a variety of both U.S. and non-U.S. companies in all major markets. In addition, aluminum competes with other materials, such as steel, plastics, composites, and glass, among others, for various applications in Alcoa's key markets. The Company's operations are affected by Governmental policies, laws and regulations, and economic factors, including inflation and fluctuations in foreign currency exchange rates and interest rates.
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