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Chicago, IL – 01/05/2012 – Zacks highlights commentary from People and Picks Trader Vet67to82.

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Alcoa Inc (NYSE:AA - News) 2012

Alcoa Inc. (NYSE:AA - News) produces primary aluminum, fabricated aluminum, and alumina, and participates in mining, refining, smelting, fabricating, and recycling. The Company serves customers worldwide primarily in the transportation, packaging, building, and industrial markets with both fabricated and finished products.

AA pays a dividend. the last payment was $0.03 per share payable 11/25/2011. The ex-dividend date was 11/2/2011, and the Date of Record to receive the dividend was 11/4/2011.

 -- From my spreadsheets Alcoa Inc:

-Yield, 52wk Hi, 52wk Lo, PE -ttm, PE -fwd, shs outstd, MrktCap         

1.39  .. 18.47 ..  8.45  ..    9.61  ..  10.61 ...  1.06B  ...  9.82B

  *Analyst rankings: S&P ranks AA with 4 out of 5 stars. Stock Scouter ranks AA as a 7 out of 10.   Zacks ranks AA as a 4 -Sell

In the previous quarter AA reported 5c in earnings, is projected to report 15c in earnings on 1/9/2012. The previous earnings report was approx 37% LESS than expected and therefore a MISS. EPS (ttm) $0.95 One year target price for AA is $12.42 +/-0.25.  Fair Value calculation for AA is $17.28 +/-0.25.  PEg ratio for AA is 0.51 (less than 1.00 is really good)  Book value is $13.97.

 AA price/ book value is 0.66

Alcoa has potential upside of 35.6% based on a current price of $9.43 and analysts' consensus price target of $12.78. The stock should run into initial resistance at its 50-day moving average (NYSE:MA - News) of $9.74 and subsequent resistance at its 200-day MA of $13.24.

The most recent picks by «Vet67to82» are:
A buy rating on JPMorgan (NYSE:JPM - News)
a buy rating on Hyperdynamics (NYSE:HDY - News) and
a sell rating on Ultrashort Silver ETF ( ZSL).

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