AA Alcoa Inc. EPS better - Power Gauge Bearish - Avoid
The Chaikin Power Gauge RatingTM for Alcoa Inc. AA is bearish due to very weakearnings performance, very bearish price/volume activity and very negative expert opinions. The rating also reflects very attractive financial metrics.
AA's earnings performance is very weak as a result of poor EPS growth over the past 3-5 years and a relatively poor trend in earnings this year.
Marc Chaikin is a recognized expert in stock market analysis. He developed computerized stock selection models for professional money managers as well as for individual investors. In addition, he pioneered and created the first real-time analytics workstation for portfolio managers and stock traders; his proprietary analytics are now part of Thomson Reuters’ institutional workstation.
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