Based on the aggregated intelligence of 180,000-plus investors participating in Motley Fool CAPS, the Fool's free investing community, aluminum giant Alcoa (NYS: AA) has earned a respected four-star ranking.
With that in mind, let's take a closer look at Alcoa's business and see what CAPS investors are saying about the stock right now.
New York (1888)
CEO Klaus-Christian Kleinfeld (since 2008)
Return on Equity (average, past 3 years)
$1.9 billion / $9.4 billion
Aluminum Corporation of China
Sources: S&P Capital IQ and Motley Fool CAPS.
On CAPS, 94% of the 3,579 members who have rated Alcoa believe the stock will outperform the S&P 500 going forward.
Currently being punished by the market due to an oversupply of aluminum and slowing demand. But the economy will turn around eventually, and when it does there will be demand in automotive, commercial, and aerospace markets. Alcoa are well positioned to profit when demand returns and aluminum prices finally go up. I can live with the low share price now.
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