The aluminum giant's prospects are looking up, but conservative investors fear the stock has gotten ahead of the company's fundamentals.
Despite huge share-price gains and signs of life in the aluminum market, Alcoa is still vulnerable.
Alcoa, Phinergy and Heig-VD University demonstrate electric boat with aluminum-air battery range extender at Lake Neuchâtel, Switzerland Alcoa, clean technology
By Alpha World: It has been a remarkable year for aluminum. The metal, which plunged about 17% last year due to feeble demand, has gained more than 15% this year as production cuts from the likes of Alcoa Inc. (NYSE:AA), Rusal and Rio Tinto (NYSE:RIO) have helped in bringing the market back to equilibrium. Show More Summary
Alcoa has a long-term strategy up its sleeve, and things look good so far. Find out more about the aluminum giant's future course.
An understudy of George Soros, Stanley Druckenmiller has become famous following the big short of the British Pound in 1992, a bet that brought Druckenmiller and Soros a gain of roughly $1 billion. Druckenmiller’s fund, Duquesne Capital, was...Show More Summary
The aluminum giant's share price has soared, but can the business keep up?
By Alpha World: It has been a phenomenal year for shares of aluminum giant Alcoa Inc. (NYSE:AA). Year-to-date, the company's shares have gained more than 54%, even as the S&P 500 has posted gains of just a little over 5%. The gains have been driven by Alcoa's improving outlook. Show More Summary
The deal is the latest in a series of developments for Alcoa in the aerospace sector. Aerospace remains at the center of Alcoa’s shift towards value-added products, as it looks to reduce its dependence on its commodity businesses.
A U.S. shipping firm is suing Alcoa for $300 million saying it suffered losses after the aluminium maker breached a contract with the Guinean government concerning bauxite shipments from the world's top exporter, court documents showed. The post U.S. Shipping Firm Sues Alcoa for $300 Million Over Guinea Bauxite appeared first on gCaptain Maritime & Offshore News.
A U.S. shipping firm is suing Alcoa for $300 million saying it suffered losses after the aluminium maker breached a contract with the Guinean government concerning
By Wall Street Playbook: Aluminum giant Alcoa (NYSE:AA) is in the midst of an impressive turnaround. The stock is up 55% on the year to date, closing Friday at $16.44. It seems such a long time ago that Alcoa was booted out of the Dow Jones Industrial Average for what many perceive as a dead stock. Show More Summary
How might Alcoa's recent $5 billion shelf registration impact shareholders, and what does it say about the company's long-term plans?
By Christopher Salerno: Investor sentiment toward Alcoa, Inc. (NYSE:AA) has gradually become very positive over the last few months, as seen in the stock price which has soared approximately 25% in the last three months. CEO Klaus Kleinfled...Show More Summary
Alcoa's impressive strategy will allow it to deliver safe growth
Alcoa has doubled in value in less than a year. What's behind this huge rally?
By Mitu Anand: Aluminum producer Alcoa (NYSE:AA) is on a roll in 2014, with its shares already up 55%. Back in April, I wrote that Alcoa is poised for a breakout, and the same has happened. But the good thing is that Alcoa hasn't run out of breath yet. Show More Summary
Is Alcoa's head-scratching rally sustainable?
By Balanced Investing: Alcoa's (NYSE:AA) share value has climbed a whopping 97% in one year. The company has given a lot of importance to transforming its product portfolio into one that commands a higher premium. A major reason why this is happening and why it will benefit investors is the ongoing economic calamity surrounding the world. Show More Summary