Alcoa Number of Shares Shorted

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    Number of Shares Shorted Analysis

    Number of Shares Shorted is total amount of shares that are currently sold short by investors. When stock is sold short, the short seller assumes the responsibility of buying the stock back at a lower price. The speculator will make money if the stock goes down in price or will experience loss if the stock price goes up.
    Shares Shorted 
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    by Institutions 
    5.01 M

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    Weighted Average Shares Over Time

    The weighted average number of shares or units issued and outstanding that are used by the company to calculate Earnings per Basic Share, determined based on the timing of issuance of shares or units in the period.
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    About Number of Shares Shorted

    If a large number of investors decide to short sell an equity instrument within a small period of time, their combined action can significantly affect price of the stock.
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    Alcoa Number of Shares Shorted Assessment

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    Based on recorded statements Alcoa Inc has 5.01 M of outstending shares currently sold short by investors. This is 17.18% higher than that of the Basic Materials sector, and 15.89% higher than that of Aluminum industry, The Number of Shares Shorted for all stocks is 54.64% lower than the firm.

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    Found 8 equities by Number of Shares Shorted
    ACH NYQAluminum Corporation Of China Limited
    248.47 K
    AA NYQAlcoa Inc
    5.01 M
    KALU NMSKaiser Aluminum Corporation
    582.3 K
    CENX NMSCentury Aluminum Co
    12.3 M
    RRP ASXRealm Resources Limited
    RS NYQReliance Steel Aluminum Co
    2.62 M
    SCCO NYQSouthern Copper Corp
    8.34 M
    ATI NYQAllegheny Technologies Inc
    24 M
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    Alcoa is rated fourth in number of shares shorted category among related companies.
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    Return On Equity(2.74) %
    Return On Asset2.02 %
    Profit Margin(11.77) %
    Operating Margin4.31 %
    Current Valuation7.33 B
    Shares Outstanding182.87 M
    Shares Owned by Insiders0.13 %
    Shares Owned by Institutions62.50 %
    Number of Shares Shorted5.01 M
    Price to Earning82.18 times
    Price to Book0.87 times
    Price to Sales0.65 times
    Revenue9.23 B
    Gross Profit4.46 B
    EBITDA1.11 B
    Net Income(1.09 B)
    Cash and Equivalents241 M
    Cash per Share1.32 times
    Total Debt1.48 B
    Debt to Equity0.16 times
    Current Ratio1.64 times
    Book Value Per Share38.17 times
    Cash Flow from Operations(497 M)
    Short Ratio1.10 times
    One Year High33.5
    One Year Low20.0
    Earnings Per Share(5.94) times
    Price to Earnings To Growth(0.38) times
    Number of Employees16 K
    Market Capitalization6.04 B
    Total Asset37.45 B
    Retained Earnings8.94 B
    Working Capital3.87 B
    Current Asset9.37 B
    Current Liabilities5.5 B
    Z Score2.4