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Price to Book Analysis
Price to Book (P/B) ratio is used to relate a company book value to its current market price. A high P/B ratio indicates that investors expect executives to generate more returns on their investments from a given set of assets. Book value is accounting value of assets minus liabilities.
Price to Book ratio is mostly used in financial services industries where assets and liabilities are typically represented by dollars. Although low Price to Book ratio generally implies that the firm is undervalued, it is often a good indicator that the company may be in financial or managerial distress and should be investigated more carefully.
Based on latest financial disclosure the price to book indicator of Alcoa Inc is roughly 0.87 times. This is much higher than that of the Primary Production sector, and significantly higher than that of Non-ferrous Metals Production And Products industry, The Price to Book for all stocks is over 1000% lower than the firm.
Alcoa Price to Book Comparison
Alcoa is rated fifth in price to book category among related companies.
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