For 2015 the consensus of the earnings per share of Alcoa is at profit of 2,15 dollars. Based on this the price/earnings-ratio equals 4,41.
The consensus of the dividends per share is at 12 cents.Consequently the dividend return is around 1,27 percent. On average the stocks in this sector yield a dividend return of around 1,05 percent.
The stocks Aperam , Umicore and AMG in the sector The industrial metals sector have the most buy recommendations. The 3 most recent recommendations for the industrial metals sector were provided by Berenberg (hold, 9,00 dollars), JP Morgan (hold, 9,50 dollars) and Argus Research Company (buy, 16,00 dollars).
Alcoa 's book value/price equals 1,04. The industrial metals sector now trades at a Shiller PE of -19.76. The stock now trades at 9,48 dollars. This equals 45 times the 2014's earnings per share.