Alcoa Inc (NYSE:AA) announced earnings and revenue in the second-quarter surpass analysts’ forecasts after a boost in orders from the auto and aerospace industries.
Alcoa, the biggest United States aluminum producer, announced in a statement on Monday that profit without charges linked with a proposed settlement of Aluminium Bahrain BSC’s bribery court case and other items was 6 cents per share, evaluated against the 5-cent median of 19 forecasts gathered by Bloomberg. Sales moved down 9.4% to $5.96 billion, beating the 11 analysts’ average forecast of $5.81 billion.
CEO of Alcoa Klaus Kleinfeld repeated Alcoa’s estimate for global aluminum demand to climb 7% current year and surpass supply.
Shifting readers focus to broader market, let’s consider market performance of other stocks that significantly affect same sector. Kaiser Aluminum Corp. (NASDAQ:KALU) fell -0.45% to settle at $51.45, Noranda Aluminum Holding Corporation (NYSE:NOR) moved down -2.96% to end at $7.20 while Aluminum Corp. of China Limited (ADR) (NYSE:ACH) plunged -2.78% to finish on Monday at $10.50.
Alcoa Inc. (NYSE:AA) on July 09, 2012 increased +0.40% to the closing price of $8.76. The overall volume in the last trading session was 35.41 million shares. Its fifty two week range was $8.21-$16.39. The total market capitalization remained $9.34 billion.
AA is ahead its 52 week low with +6.70% and lagging behind from its 52 week high price with -46.65%. AA last month stock price volatility remained 2.51%. In its share capital AA has 1.07 billion outstanding shares among them 1.07 billion shares have been floated in market exchange. AA stock institutional ownership remained 58.46% while insider ownership included 0.17%.
The stock price of AA is moving forward from its 20 days moving average with +1.42% and remote negatively from 50 days moving average with -0.60%. AA current year earnings per share experienced an addition with +112.94% while its current quarter performance remained -8.46%. Company’s beta coefficient included 2.06. Beta factors measures the amount of market risk associated with market trade.
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