Alcoa kicks of earnings season, analysts forsee lower revenue

Huge decrease Alcoa expected

Over the past book year the analyst estimate the revenue to be around 20,99 billion dollars. This is way more than the 2014's revenue of 23,91 billion dollars. The consensus of the analysts for 2015 is a net profit of 1,35 billion dollars.

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 stock Alcoa is covered by 6 analysts. The average target price for Alcoa is at 13,10 dollars. This is 35 percent more than the current stock price of 9,48 dollars.

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.