Alcoa Corporation (NYSE:AA) has a beta value of 2.66 and has seen 8.24 million shares traded in the last trading session. The company, currently valued at $9.65B, closed the last trade at $51.56 per share which meant it gained $3.07 on the day or 6.33% during that session. The AA stock price is -0.64% off its 52-week high price of $51.89 and 78.7% above the 52-week low of $10.98. If we look at the company’s 10-day average daily trading volume, we find that it stood at 9.16 million shares traded. The 3-month trading volume is 8.19 million shares.
The consensus among analysts is that Alcoa Corporation (AA) is an Overweight stock at the moment, with a recommendation rating of 2.20. 0 analysts rate the stock as a Sell, while 1 rate it as Overweight. 3 out of 13 have rated it as a Hold, with 9 advising it as a Buy. 0 have rated the stock as Underweight. The expected earnings per share for the stock is $1.36.
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Sporting 6.33% in the green in last session, the stock has traded in the green over the last five days, with the highest price hit on Monday, 09/27/21 when the AA stock price touched $51.56 or saw a rise of 0.29%. Year-to-date, Alcoa Corporation shares have moved 123.69%, while the 5-day performance has seen it change 6.40%. Over the past 30 days, the shares of Alcoa Corporation (NYSE:AA) have changed 24.48%. Short interest in the company has seen 12.01 million shares shorted with days to cover at 1.49.
Wall Street analysts have a consensus price target for the stock at $53.43, which means that the shares’ value could jump 3.5% from current levels. The projected low price target is $46.00 while the price target rests at a high of $63.00. In that case, then, we find that the current price level is -22.19% off the targeted high while a plunge would see the stock lose 10.78% from current levels.
Alcoa Corporation (AA) estimates and forecasts
Figures show that Alcoa Corporation shares have outperformed across the wider relevant industry. The company’s shares have gained 60.92% over the past 6 months, with this year growth rate of 601.72%, compared to 32.10% for the industry. Other than that, the company has, however, increased its growth outlook for the 2021 fiscal year revenue. Growth estimates for the current quarter are 216.20% and 423.10% for the next quarter. Revenue growth from the last financial year stood is estimated to be 22.60%.
5 analysts offering their estimates for the company have set an average revenue estimate of $2.81 billion for the current quarter. 5 have an estimated revenue figure of $2.82 billion for the next quarter concluding in Dec 2021. Year-ago sales stood $2.23 billion and $2.39 billion respectively for this quarter and the next, and analysts expect sales will grow by 25.60% for the current quarter and 18.00% for the next.
If we evaluate the company’s growth over the last 5-year and for the next 5-year period, we find that annual earnings growth was 28.00% over the past 5 years.
Alcoa Corporation is expected to release its next earnings report between October 12 and October 18 this year, and investors are excited at the prospect of better dividends despite the company’s debt issue.
Alcoa Corporation (NYSE:AA)’s Major holders
Insiders own 0.96% of the company shares, while shares held by institutions stand at 79.00% with a share float percentage of 79.77%. Investors are also buoyed by the number of investors in a company, with Alcoa Corporation having a total of 564 institutions that hold shares in the company. The top two institutional holders are Vanguard Group, Inc. (The) with over 16.44 million shares worth more than $605.54 million. As of Jun 29, 2021, Vanguard Group, Inc. (The) held 8.80% of shares outstanding.
The other major institutional holder is Blackrock Inc., with the holding of over 8.24 million shares as of Jun 29, 2021. The firm’s total holdings are worth over $303.54 million and represent 4.41% of shares outstanding.
Also the top two Mutual Funds that are holding company’s shares are Vanguard Total Stock Market Index Fund and Vanguard Small-Cap Index Fund. As of Mar 30, 2021, the former fund manager holds about 2.68% shares in the company for having 5.01 million shares of worth $162.66 million while later fund manager owns 4.33 million shares of worth $140.76 million as of Mar 30, 2021, which makes it owner of about 2.32% of company’s outstanding stock.