Historical analysis of Alcoa income statement accounts such as Earning Before Interest and Taxes EBIT of 621 M
or Gross Profit of 4.5 B
can show how well Alcoa Inc performed in making a profits. Evaluating Alcoa income statement over time to spot trends is a great complementary tool to traditional technical analysis and can indicate the direction of Alcoa future profits or losses. Financial Statement Analysis is much more than just reviewing and examining Alcoa Inc latest accounting reports in order to predict its past. Macroaxis encourages investors to analyze financial statement over time for various trends across multiple indicators and accounts to determine whether Alcoa Inc is a good buy for the upcoming year. Check also Trending Equities
Consolidated Income Revenues Selling General and Administrative Expense
Alcoa Inc Income Statement Chart
The portion of profit or loss for the period, net of income taxes, which is attributable to the consolidated entity, before the deduction of Net Income to Non Controlling Interests
Revenues refers to the total amount of money received by Alcoa for goods sold or services provided during a certain time period. It also includes all of Alcoa Inc sales as well as any other increase in Alcoa Inc equity.Revenues are reported on Alcoa Inc income statement and calculated before any expenses are subtracted. Amount of Revenue recognized from goods sold, services rendered, insurance premiums, or other activities that constitute an earning process. Interest income for financial institutions is reported net of interest expense and provision for credit losses.
Selling General and Administrative Expense
A component of Operating Expenses
representing the aggregate total costs related to selling a firm's product and services, as well as all other general and administrative expenses. Direct selling expenses (for example, credit, warranty, and advertising) are expenses that can be directly linked to the sale of specific products. Indirect selling expenses are expenses that cannot be directly linked to the sale of specific products, for example telephone expenses, Internet, and postal charges. General and administrative expenses include salaries of non-sales personnel, rent, utilities, communication, etc.