Alcoa Is Optimistic about Aluminum’s 2018 Outlook
Alcoa (AA) reported its 4Q17 earnings on January 17, 2018, after the markets closed. The company posted an adjusted EPS of $1.04 in 4Q17.
China’s Supply-Side Reforms Could Impact Aluminum in 2018
Alcoa (AA) expects global aluminum demand to exceed supply in 2018 on China’s supply-side reforms.
Analysts’ Recommendations on Alcoa before 2018
Three analysts rated Alcoa stock as a “strong buy,” seven analysts rated it as a “buy,” and four analysts rated it as a “hold” or some equivalent.
Alcoa: Could There Be a Surprise in Its Q4 Earnings?
Alcoa (AA) is scheduled to release its fourth-quarter earnings on January 16 after the markets close.
Would Alcoa Have Been Better Off without the Section 232 Tariffs?
hile Century Aluminum (CENX) responded positively to the move and announced a smelter restart a few days after the tariffs, Alcoa’s (AA) response was measured from the very beginning.
Alcoa Discussed Aluminum’s Demand-Supply Equation
According to Alcoa, global aluminum demand growth was more than 5% YoY in 2017. It expects global aluminum demand to grow 4.25%–5.25% in 2018.
How Alcoa Fared in 4Q17
While Alcoa’s 4Q17 earnings rose sharply as compared to previous quarters, the quarterly results fell short of expectations.
Alcoa’s Valuation: Is There Scope for Multiple Expansion in 2018?
In this part of our series, we’ll see how markets are valuing Alcoa (AA). Specifically, we’ll look at the forward EV-to-EBITDA (enterprise value to earnings before interest, tax, depreciation, and amortization) multiple…
Can Alcoa’s 4Q17 Earnings Keep Investors’ Optimism Alive?
Alcoa (AA), the leading US-based aluminum producer (XME), is expected to release its 4Q17 earnings on January 17. In this series, we’ll see what analysts are projecting for Alcoa’s 4Q17 results.
Aluminum Supply: What Investors Should Watch in 2018
After its split, Alcoa (AA) became a pure-play aluminum producer (S32) (CENX). Like other aluminum producers, Alcoa’s fortunes are tied to metal prices.
Alcoa’s 2018 Outlook: Will the Stock Continue to Rise?
Alcoa (AA) has had a nice run in 2017. Although the stock has come off its 2017 highs, it’s trading with strong year-to-date gains of 65.6%.
Analyzing Alcoa’s Journey in 2017
Alcoa (AA) made a closing high of $38.54 on February 14, 2017. Alcoa made its fresh 52-week high in October as aluminum moved to higher price levels.
Is the Aluminum Rally Over as Chinese Exports Refuse to Die Down?
Last month, China exported 380,000 metric tons of unwrought aluminum, which is similar to the corresponding month in 2016.
Aluminum Prices Have Come under Pressure after 1H17
Aluminum was among the best-performing base metals in 1H17. It outperformed several other industrial metals including copper.